Alexandria N.

Caskey 3519 University Avenue Apartment 303, Des Moines, IA, 50311 tel: 612-695-8193 Alexandria.Caskey@drake.edu EDUCATION: Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Mathematics and Math for Secondary Education double major Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Teacher Education Concentration: 5-12, Mathematics Graduation Date: May 2012 GPA: 3.73 High School Mathematics Student Teacher January 2012 ± Present East High School, Des Moines, Iowa y Plan and present lessons in Algebra and Geometry y Provide accommodating one on one assistance in a Math Lab y Utilize critical thinking activities to guide students through content Practicum Work: Valley South Woods High School, 40 Hours, 9th Grade Geometry and Algebra Cowles Montessori Elementary School, 20 Hours, after school program Hoyt Middle School, 44 Hours, 8th Grade Math classroom TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Scott Simon Privately tutoring a student in Geometry, 2011-present y Assessed improvement weekly y Differentiated content presentation for unique circumstances Des Moines Public Schools-Central Campus, Des Moines, IA, Spring 2010 Future Pathways, tutoring y Adapted test taking skills and test preparatory strategies for students in an alternative setting y Clarified definitions that were difficult for students to understand y Guided students through web-based lessons and reviews Drake University, Des Moines, IA, 2009-2010 Grow Bulldogs, B. Hutchens y Collaboratively developed curriculum to teach math, history, and English using Drake Relays and track history y Evaluated and improved personal classroom management skills y Adapted lessons to accommodate for students with special needs Kim Erickson, Daneen Birky Privately tutored middle school students, 2007-2008 y Developed a schedule for content review y Trained students to check their solutions to problems y Encouraged positivity, confidence and perseverance regarding mathematical concepts and scholarly work

Alexandria N. Caskey Page 2 ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE: Starbucks Coffee, Des Moines, IA, Spring 2009 ± Spring 2012 Barista y Managed and delegated tasks to colleagues y Supervised and managed shifts y Resolved conflicts with customers successfully y Analyzed and improved actions to meet personal and collaborative goals y Trained new co-workers and continually coached existing colleagues Dannie Crozier, Des Moines, IA, Summer 2010 Nanny y Encouraged positive behavior in children y Managed time to ensure optimum availability y Strengthened children¶s organizational skills Drake University, Des Moines, IA, 2008-2009 Student Caller y Addressed topics of concern with peers and their parents y Promoted Drake University to prospective students y Collaborated with current students and the Drake admissions office Technical Skills: Proficient in Word; PowerPoint; and Excel, Mathematica, Sage, TI Nspire, TI 83/84, GeoGebra Activities and Awards: y Campus Impact Co-Chair for Student Activities Board 2010-2011 y Kappa Delta Pi, Education Honor Society, 2011-present y Drake Education Association, 2011 y Mortar Board, Inc Senior Honor Society, 2011 y Drake University Student Alumni Association, 2010-2011 y National Council of Teachers of Mathematics y Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics y Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics y Drake University Student Activities Board, Entertainment Committee 2009-2010 y President¶s List, Spring 2010 y Dean¶s List, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011 y National Alumni Scholarship participant, 2008-present y Drake University Presidential Scholarship, 2008-present