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Kayla Kreier

1226 San Eduardo Ave, Henderson , NV, 89002 , 702- 460 -7321 ,


To obtain a general education position in a K-5 classroom To utilize my ability to effectively manage a classroom with small group and differentiated instruction To provide a learning rich environment in which all children grow academically and socially

University of Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary Education , January 2013 January 2015 Nevada State College Henderson, Nevada Bachelor Degree in Arts of Elementary Education, August 2008 December 2012


Bachelors Degree in Arts of Elementary Education Sixteen weeks of student teaching experience in a first grade classroom at Fay Galloway Elementary School Five months teaching first grade, as a long term substitute, at Fay Galloway Elementary school 75 + hours of field observations inside the classroom Over 250 + hours of volunteer time spent inside CCSD classrooms Tutor to elementary students, grades K-5, at the NSC S.M.A.R.T Tutoring Center Strong foundation of classroom management skills and techniques Creative lessons, driven by Common Core standards, that promote engagement through Kagan based activities

Professional Experience
Student Teaching, August of 2012 December of 2012

Completed student teaching in 1st grade classroom at Fay Galloway Elementary School Received weekly observations and evaluations from various supervisors Performed all classroom planning, instruction, and assessment duties Administered DRA and Discovery Education assessments. Analyzed data and planned instruction to meet the needs of individual students Completed all lesson plans using Curriculum Engine

Developed small group differentiated lessons (guided reading, Words Their Way) based on student needs and driven by Common Core standards Participated in parent- teacher conferences, grade level meetings, staff meetings, and professional development trainings

Long Term Substitute Teaching Position, January of 2012 May of 2012

Taught a first grade class at Fay Galloway Elementary School Assumed full time teaching responsibilities; planned lessons using Curriculum Engine, graded student work, entered student work into Easy Grade Pro, conducted small group guided reading lessons, and tracked student progress Taught as substitute teacher from 8/11 6/12

Summit Ridge Day Camp , Summer of 2011 and 2012 May through August

Title: Head Counselor Supervised children of various ages in team building, camp based activities Planned and organized a wide range of camp events and activities Mentored Junior Counselors and Counselors in Training

Nevada State College S.M.A.R.T Tutoring Center, June of 2009 to December of 2009

Provided free small group tutoring to students living in a low income community Tutored students in grades 1 -5, three to four days a week (3 hours per day) Taught lessons in reading and math Reading lessons based on Words Their Way Instruction. Administers and scored QSI Spelling Inventory Received daily feedback on lessons from certified fifth year teacher

Becky Durham, Student Teacher Supervisor Nevada State College (702) 278-8576

Sandy Hathaway, Cooperating Teacher Fay Galloway Elementary School (702) 799-8920