Danielle Sciatto

38380 Ann Arbor Trail Livonia, MI 48150 313.550.0745 dsciatto@gmail.com

EDUCATION
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, January 2012- April 2013 3.79 GPA, Integrated Science Endorsement, expected April 2013 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2006- April 2011 3.366 GPA, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Music Provisional Secondary Certification, Biology, Psychology • University Honors: Fall 2009, 2010 • Kappa Delta Pi: Co- chair of “Literacy Alive!”

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Science Department Lead Teacher Marvin L. Winans Academy for Performing Arts August 2012- Present High School Science Teacher - Biology, Earth Science April 2011- Present • Daily designed and implemented inquiry- based biology and earth science lessons for ninth grade students • Fostered student learning through after-school tutoring, daily use of technology and regular parent communication • Served as Assistant Secretary on the School Improvement Team to analyze data and draft the 2013-2014 School Improvement Plan • Coordinated, organized and achieved “Green School” status through Wayne RESA, March 2013 • Awarded “Teacher of the Month,” March 2013 • Designed, organized and administered the first Winans Academy “ACT Boot Camp” training program, February 2013 • Collaborated with Wayne RESA and Saginaw Valley State University to enhance student learning through the ICCARS project and other professional development opportunities • Trained as test supervisor for MME, ACT, Work Keys and MEAP Student Teaching: Canton High School School of Education January 2011- April 2011 University of Michigan, Canton, MI • Observed and taught four 10th grade biology classes and one ELL biology class at a diverse, suburban high school • Incorporated technology into an inquiry- based curriculum while fulfilling Michigan standards on energy • Participated in school culture by assisting the Salem Science Olympiad team and chaperoning school dances. Pre- Student Teaching: Frost Middle School Livonia, MI September 2010- December 2010 Western International High School Detroit, MI January 2010- April 2010 • Observed three 7th grade science classes at a suburban middle school by shadowing an experienced teacher • Engaged students with a three- day lesson sequence on photosynthesis and macromolecules with inquiry • Supplemented biology curriculum at an urban bilingual high school through planning and teaching a lesson integrating literacy and photosynthesis

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Parent Orientation Leader Office of New Student Programs May 2010- August 2010 Student Orientation Leader Office of New Student Programs May 2008- August 2008 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI • Communicated effectively in diverse settings by delivering clear presentations and short monologues to over 150 people, while giving thorough and concise answers to individual questions • Expanded worldview through participation in anti-bias and leadership training Rank Leader Michigan Marching Band August 2009- December 2009 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI • Motivated 40 peers to improve marching, playing and performance skills through demonstrating, evaluating and generating individual feedback • Strengthened the band program by interfacing and brainstorming with professional staff weekly Undergraduate Research Assistant Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology January 2009- April 2010 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI • Refined laboratory skills in growing cultures, REP-PCR, DNA extraction and antibiotic testing of bioluminescent bacteria • Worked to build a DNA library for two bacterial strains by extrapolating data to determine gene function and location

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