Kelly W.

Friske
kwfriske@gmail.com Cell: 608-577-1571 Permanent Home Address: 3821 Euclid Avenue Madison, WI 53711 Drake University, Des Moines, IA • Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education, May 2012 Address until May 15, 2012: 2328 University Ave. Apt 208 Des Moines, IA 50311 • Bachelor of Arts for Secondary Math Educators (5th-12th) • Middle School endorsement, added content area of Science (5th-8th) • GPA 4.0/4.0 Cumulative

_________________________________ Education __________________________________

_____________________________ Teaching Experience ____________________________
Student Teaching Experience High School Math Student Teacher: March 2012 – May 2012 Abraham Lincoln High School, Des Moines, IA • Planned and implemented units of instruction for Algebra 1, Geometry and Computer-Based Geometry • Integrated technology effectively into instruction and differentiated for a variety of learners Eighth Grade Math Student Teacher: January – March 2012 Callanan Middle School, Des Moines, IA • Collaborated with my mentor teacher to plan effective and engaging lessons that align with standards • Communicated continuously with students and parents about progress and achievements • Practiced active classroom management and flexibility as needed for each class and group of students Practicum Experience, Des Moines, IA Valley High School, Algebra 2 & Pre-Calculus, 36 hours, Fall 2011 Des Moines East High School, Reading Intersession, 10 hours, Fall 2011 Waukee South Middle School, 8th grade math, 30 hours, Spring 2011 Callanan Middle School, 8th grade science, 20 hours, Fall 2010 Lincoln South High School, 9th grade math, 21 hours, Spring 2009 Merrill Middle School, 8th grade math, 21 hours, Spring 2009 • Observed mentor teacher and took an active role in the classroom environment for over 140 hours • Explored various teaching techniques through lesson plan development and delivery • Developed knowledge of how to manage middle school and high school classrooms • Built relationships with classroom teachers and administrators Junior SAT Preparation Course, Madison, WI Math Teacher: July 2011-Aug 2011 • Designed curriculum and planned lessons based on SAT material for 3 week class • Differentiated instruction for class of middle school students of varying abilities • Practiced classroom management and engagement strategies • Solicited student feedback in order to reflect and improve instruction throughout course

______________________________ Related Experience _____________________________
Private Tutoring, Madison, WI and Des Moines, IA Math Tutor: June 2010-present • Plan and teach weekly math lessons for students ranging from first grade through calculus, 15 total students • Communicate with student and parents about the curriculum they desire to cover and plan accordingly • Motivate and guide students through personalized attention, directly increasing student achievement

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Drake University Adult Literacy Center, Des Moines, IA Volunteer Tutor: January 2010 – December 2011 • Provided one-on-one reading tutoring for a beginning level reader • Planned and delivered lessons while continuously assessing progress and revising instruction Administrative Assistant: Sept 2009 – May 2010 • Maintained accurate records of students, tutors and their progress; and organized necessary materials

____________________________ Professional Affiliations ___________________________
Professional Education Affiliations Kappa Delta Pi Education Honors Fraternity: Spring 2010-present • Drake Chapter President, Spring 2011- Fall 2012 Drake Education Association: Fall 2008-present • President, Spring 2011-Fall 2012 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Spring 2009-present Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Spring 2009-present

_____________________________ Activities and Honors ____________________________
Leadership Activities • Drake Student Alumni Association: Fall 2010-present • Adams Leadership Academy: Graduate spring 2010 • Drake Relays Committee: 2009-2011 • Best Buddies Friendship program: Fall 2008-present Honors • Outstanding Student in Mathematics Education: April 2012 • Nominated for Drake Top Senior Award: March 2012 • Des Moines Area Retired School Personnel Association Scholarship: April 2011 • Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society: Spring 2009-present • Drake President’s List: Fall 2008-present

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Technical Skills Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, TI Nspire, TI 83/84, GeoGebra Certifications • Mandatory Reporter • Blood Born Pathogens • Standard First Aid

References for Kelly Friske
Jeanne Pitts Algebra and Geometry 10-12th grade Lincoln High School 2600 SW 9th St. Des Moines, IA 50315 515-419-2973 Jeanne.Pitts@dmschools.org Andrew Wade Eighth Grade Mathematics Callanan Middle School 3010 Center Street Des Moines, IA 50312 515-314-3134 Andrew.Wade@dmschools.org Ronald Sallade, Ph. D. Student Teaching Supervisor Drake University 3715 SW 28th St Des Moines, IA 50321 515-285-6219 - Home 515-249-5627 - Daytime Mobile RonaldSall@aol.com Angie Shindelar District Math Coach Des Moines Public Schools 2061 255th St. Greenfield, IA 50849 641-221-0180 Angelia.Shindelar@dmschools.org

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