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LINDSAY M.

ADAMS 404 Meridian Drive Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 407-2763


lmadams@live.com OBJECTIVE: To obtain a teaching position within the public school system. PROFILE: Highly motivated, intelligent, hard-working, dependable, continuous learner. EDUCATION: Graduated from Regent University with a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in December 2011. GPA 3.82. Also obtained a Teaching License. Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tidewater Community College with an Associates of Science degree in August 2009. Graduated from Great Bridge High School in June 2006 with honors, concentrated on business and computer classes. Member of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America). SKILLS SUMMARY: Two years of experience as a teacher assistant within a special education classroom with Chesapeake Public Schools. Two years of experience working with special education and regular education students as a substitute teacher with Chesapeake Public Schools. One and a half years of experience working as a teacher assistant in a private school. Extensive computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft PhotoStory. TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Chesapeake Public Schools, Kindergarten-2nd Grade Special Education Teacher Assistant, August 2010 to PRESENT. Differentiating instruction to meet the individual needs of students, using several behavioral strategies to maintain classroom management. Assisting teachers with daily classroom routines and providing instructional assistance where needed. Establishing positive relationships with parents and students. Chesapeake Public Schools, 3rd Grade Student Teacher, October 2011 to December 2011. Virginia Beach Public Schools, 5th Grade Student Teacher, August 2011 to October 2011. Worked with a cooperating teacher to learn classroom responsibilities. Established positive relationships with other teachers, parents, and students.

Lindsay M. Adams Page 2 The Martinson Math and Science Center S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Camp, 3rd -5th Grade Teacher, August 2011. Helped design curriculum for camp. Collaborated with other teachers and students. Established positive relationships with co-workers, parents, and students. Chesapeake Public Schools, Substitute Teacher, January 2009 to August 2010. Filled in for teachers during their absence, following their written curriculum. Assisted students with and without special needs. Apple Tree Learning Center, Kindergarten Teacher Assistant and Preschool Teacher during summer, July 2007 to December 2008. Wrote lesson plans. Assisted teacher with daily classroom routines. Used classroom management effectively. Taught all subjects for the students curriculum. OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE: Papaya, Clothing Store Manager, February 2007 to June 2007. Responsible for managing all employees. Provided customer service. Kept the store organized and clean Managed finances. Mid-Atlantic Dermatology, Dr. Michael Gross, Receptionist, June 2006 to December 2006. Answered phones and scheduled appointments. Checked in patients. Assisted in examination rooms. Filing. Learned good customer service skills. Farm Fresh Supermarket, Grocery Bagger and Cashier, June 2005 to May 2006. Made Platinum Employee in August 2005 for customer service. Rang up groceries and bagged. REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST Please view my online teaching portfolio at: http://www.lindsayadams.weebly.com Password: teacher 2011