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Taryn Horbach- Huang

5828 Northfield Parkway Troy, MI 48098 Objective: To obtain a teaching position seeking a fifth year teachers enthusiasm & new ideas to facilitate student knowledge, self- worth, & a sense of classroom community. Certification: Michigan Professional Elementary Teaching Certificate: Grades K-8 Endorsements: Math, Social Studies: Grades 6-8 Additional Endorsement: Educational Technology: Grades K-8 American Red Cross certified in CPR, First Aid, AED, & oxygen administration Education: Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI: Masters in Educational Technology GPA 4.00/4.00 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI: Bachelor of Arts of Education GPA 3.77/4.00 Relevant Experience: Mason Middle School, Waterford, MI: June 2008- Present Sixth Grade Math, Social Studies, & Composition Teacher Educated students in math, social studies, & composition through Common Core Principles, tasks, inquiry learning, & group work Differentiated instruction for special education and advanced students Piloted The Connected Math series in order to better meet the Common Core Practices Developed new applied math class curriculum geared towards struggling learners, focusing on discovery through tasks Aided teachers in Smart Board training and designed team websites Established classroom routines, procedures, & expectations for the benefit of all learners Developed pacing guides, Smartboard lessons, & assessments aligned with Common Core Standards for sixth grade building Involved in school & community through teacher learning lab, PBIS committee, Olweus committee, Jump Rope for Heart, PLC, parent communications, conferences, tutoring, after school events, camp, etc. Forest Hills Swim Club, Birmingham, MI Summers 2002- Present Swim Instructor/ Pool Manager Orchestrated pool activities geared towards children ages 4-18 Designed & taught swim lesson activities Modeled safety protocols, membership relations, & monetary transactions for high school aged life guards Troy Public Schools, Troy, MI May 2008- June 2008 Guest Teacher Implemented lesson plans & activities for the day Responsible for making sure the class attends all scheduled specials, assemblies, recesses, or any other events held in the school. Flossie B. Tonda Elementary School, Canton, MI January- April 2008 Fourth Grade Student Teacher Educated students in math, science, social studies, language arts, writing, & technology Piloted a unit on energy for the district, integrating science, reading, hands-on experiments, & technology into the classroom Employed group work, cooperative learning, whole group instruction, & guided reading to establish a positive learning environment Planned & adapted curriculum for ESL learners & special need student with Autism Spectrum January 2013 January 2013 (248) 420-0355

April 2008

Disorder Flossie B. Tonda Elementary School, Canton, MI September- January 2008 Fourth Grade Pre-Students Teacher Taught various science & math lessons in order to explore how assessing, planning, & instruction are linked Observed & assisted with parent teacher conferences & communications Skills attained: Problem solving, conflict resolutions, tolerance, & patience Hoben Elementary School, Canton, MI January- April 2007 Fifth Grade Pre-Student Teacher Instructed students in social studies, language arts, writing, & technology with interventions in reading Administered running recorders & Qualitative Reading Inventories; interpreted data Developed & taught whole- class comprehension strategy lessons on visualizing, inferring, & questioning Collected data on focus child for mock parent- teacher conference Cheney Academy of Mathematics and Science, Willow Run, MI September- December 2007 Kindergarten Pre- Student Teacher Accumulated 40+ hours of teaching in a culturally diverse public school setting Worked with students on letter and number recognition Developed and taught whole- class comprehension strategy lessons on visualizing, inferring, and questioning Troy & Ann Arbor, MI ESL & Math Tutor Planned & taught lessons in reading, language arts, & social studies Helped students develop Pre-Algebra, Algebra, & Geometry skills Leadership & Activities: Jump Rope For Heart September 2010-Present Head Chairperson Organized, promoted, & ran fundraiser involving +200 students & raising $4,000 annually Teacher Learning Lab September 2012- Present Pilot Team Volunteered for trial program where teachers visit classrooms, critiquing areas of strength & improvement Reviewed & incorporated the latest research such as the five math talk moves into classroom Positive Intervention Behavior Support (PBIS) June 2008- June 2011 Secretary & Pilot Team Worked with Oakland Schools to develop a behavior intervention plan focused on modeling & prevention Designed all posters displayed in school, behavior expectation matrix, & reward program Trained staff to use & incorporate the PBIS principles & language in school setting Olweus Bullying Program June 2008- June 2011 Secretary & Pilot Team Trained all staff in bullying protocols, education, & response Designed school-wide lessons taught during weekly classroom meetings focusing on bullying prevention Kappa Delta Pi, Ann Arbor, MI September 2006- May 2008 Kaiser Partnership Chair & Leadership Council Organized a fundraiser; raised $2,000 for Willow Run School Developed skills in public speaking, delegating tasks, & planning large- scale events Personal Interests: Family, running, soccer, reading, playing with my dogs References:
Tanya Blaine Mason North Principal Waterford, MI (810) 834-9287 Mary Jo Bokshan Special Education Teacher Mason Teaching Partner Waterford, MI (248) 770-8115 Sue Austin Language Arts Teaching Partner 2009 Oakland County Teacher of Year Waterford, MI (248) 459-0832

2003- December 2008 Additional references are available upon request.