Heidi Nussdorfer

3818 Crooked Creek Drive Okemos, Michigan, 48864
(517)402-1769 heidi.n@comcast.net
A flexible and organized professional that can apply unique teaching strategies that involve
real world connections to engage all students in an exciting learning environment.
Encouraging and patient; provides individualized and extracurricular support for struggling
students. Ability to develop strong rapport with students, parents, staff and administration.

EDUCATION
Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor MI
Provisional Teaching Certificate, Dec 2015
Secondary Mathematics Major/Psychology Minor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
Mathematics/Statistics, Jun 1990

CERTIFICATION & TRAINING

Michigan Provisional Teaching Certification

 Mathematics (EX) (6-12)

Elevating & Celebrating Effective Teachers & Teaching Teacher of Promise 2015

First Aid/Child & Adult CPR

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
MICHIGAN VIRTUAL CHARTER ACADEMY, Grand Rapids, MI
7th Grade Math Instructor/HS Math Intervention Specialist, Mar 2016 – present
 Designed and implemented engaging lessons in an alternative learning environment
 Differentiated curriculum to meet individual student needs
 Used student data such as exit tickets and progress to drive future instruction
 Communicated student progress with students & learning coaches on a weekly basis
WILLIAMSTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, Williamston, MI
Algebra 2/AP Statistics Student Teacher, Sept 2015 – Dec 2015
 Designed and implemented unit plans
 Integrated technology to appeal to many learning styles
 Collaborated with colleagues to address teaching strategies
 Participated in school wide events such as Homecoming & Post Prom Party
3818 Crooked Creek Drive Okemos, Michigan, 48864 (517)402-1769 heidi.n@comcast.net



Planned differentiated methods of instruction
Provided use of technology to evaluate and assess students' learning
Created curricula that utilizes structured group work

PESG - SUBSTITUTE TEACHER (Okemos Public Schools, Okemos, MI)
 Long Term Algebra 2 Honors/Adaptive Geometry/Pre-Calculus Teacher, Jan 2016 Mar 2016
 Long Term Algebra/Geometry Teacher, Jan 2015 – Jun 2015
 Long Term 6th Grade Science/Language Arts Teacher, Nov 2013 – Feb 2014
 Long Term High School Chemistry Teacher, Nov 2012 – Jan 2013
 Long Term Geometry/Algebra 2 Teacher, Jan 2012 – Jun 2012
 Long Term 8th Grade Algebra Honors/Science Teacher, Jan 2010 – Mar 2010

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS & TRAINING
PEDAGOGICAL SKILLS

Teach Like a Champion

Wong Classroom Management

Backwards Design

Marzano Management that Works

Differentiated Instruction

Love and Logic

Cooperative Learning


TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Desmos

IXL

Geogebra

Google Classroom

Blackboard Collaborate

Flipped Classroom

Quia

3818 Crooked Creek Drive Okemos, Michigan, 48864 (517)402-1769 heidi.n@comcast.net


 VOLUNTEER WORK/PERSONAL INTERESTS

Okemos Public Schools Long Range Planning Committee Member 2008-2009

Boy Scouts of America District Award of Merit 2010

Boy Scouts Troop 125 Committee Chairperson 2010-2013

Boy Scouts Music & Camping Merit Badge Counselor 2008-Current
Girl Scout Troop Leader 2008-Current
Faith Lutheran Church Handbell Choir 2010-Current




 REFERENCES


Teacher






Ray Herek
Algebra 2/A.P. Statistics & Mentor

3939 Vanneter Road
Williamston, MI 48895

Dr. Jeff Thoenes
Principal


















Developer


Williamston High School








3939 Vanneter Road
Williamston, MI 48895

(517) 655-7520
herekr@gowcs.net

Williamston High School
(517) 655-7520
thoenesj@gowcs.net

Dr. Dale Linton
Assistant Professor of Education
School of Education
Spring Arbor University
106 E. Main St.
Spring Arbor, MI 49283
(517) 750-6413
dale.linton@arbor.edu
Missy Cosby
Math Coach
Okemos High School
2800 Jolly Road
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-4765
missy.cosby@okemosk12.net
Christine Sermak
Principal
Okemos High School
2800 Jolly Road
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-4901
christine.sermak@okemosk12.net
Julie Lawton-Essa
President, Commerical Real Estate
The Lawton Group
2152 Commons Parkway
Okemos, MI 48864


(517) 282-1111
jlawton@lawtongroup.com