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Jennifer B. Danilowicz


Career Profile
A best practice minded educator with 12 years experience successfully teaching English/ Language Arts. A collaborative teacher who consistently works with other educators to foster a positive and enriching learning environment for students. An innovative leader who utilizes technology as a tool for student learning. An adaptive instructor who differentiates for a multitude of learners in both the regular and inclusion setting. An accepting mentor who embraces diversity by promoting texts from a multitude of cultures.

Professional Experience
Phillips Middle School, Chapel Hill, NC June 2004-Present
Currently teaching 6th grade language arts in a team environment. Fostering a classroom environment conducive to learning and promoting excellent student/teacher interaction. Developing and implementing lesson plans with a focus on the Common Core State Standards. Utilizing literature circles and writing centers. Working with a team of teachers to develop integrated lesson plans, organize field trips, manage discipline and ensure success for all students. Participating in faculty and parent conferences.

Henderson Middle School

June 2002-June 2004

Taught sixth and seventh grade language arts in a team environment. Developed and implemented North Carolina standard course of study lesson plans. Worked with a team of teachers to develop integrated lesson plans, organize field trips, and manage discipline. Utilized Write for the Future material to prepare students for their 7th grade writing test. Utilized a variety o f EOG sources to prepare students for their reading EOG.

Attleboro High School, Attleboro, MA

June 2001-2002

Taught ninth grade English on a humanities team in a block schedule. Participated in a team approach to education with a Social Studies teacher. Developed and implemented standards based lesson plans for integrated units with my teaching partner. Utilized media literacy to teach students Romeo and Juliet as well as mythology. Worked with the English department to follow a John Collins approach to writing and a Stevenson approach to grammar.

Related Experience
Burrillville Extended Day Care, Burrillville RI June 2000-August 2001
Worked children ages 9-10 in a summer camp located on a lake. Developed and implemented age appropriate activities including arts and crafts and sports. Managed two additional counselors as well as a group of 20 students who attended on a daily basis.

University of New England, Biddeford, ME August 2013 Masters of Science in Education Major in Curriculum and Instruction Strategies Teach for America, Houston Institute 2002 University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI May 2001 Bachelors of Human Science and Services Major in Secondary Education: Specialization in English/ Language Arts; Middle School Endorsement Magna Cum Laude

Professional Development
Teach for America 2002-2004: Participated in learning teams, share fairs, and observations Book Club 2004 & 2005: Participated in an adult book club with a focus on adolescent literature Curriculum Development 2006: Developed gifted curriculum for the district. Curriculum Development 2013: Developed 6th grade ELA curriculum with district team. National Board Certified Teacher 2009: Earned National Boards in Language Arts: Early Adolescence 2009

Proficiency Teaching
Teacher for Saturday Academy 2004: Created hands-on lesson plans for students on Saturdays Summer School, 2003-2004: Taught summer school in Henderson, NC After School 2004-present: Tutor students in school run after school program working one-on-one or with small groups of students Proficiency teacher 2004-2011: Taught intensive EOG prep class to struggling students Summer School 2006-2013: Taught summer school in Chapel Hill, NC for rising 5th grade students to rising 8th grade students

Awards Committee 2003: Organized and presented academic awards to the 7th grade Black History Month Committee 2003: Organized a black history quiz bowl for students Team Leader 2006-Present: Organize and lead daily meetings with core team of teachers Equity Team 2008-2009: Participated in monthly Equity Team meetings Leadership Team 2012-2013: Participated in monthly Leadership Team meetings Grade Level Leader 2012-2013: Organized monthly grade level meetings and report to principal

Extracurricular Activities and Interests

Soccer coach, 2002 & 2003: Coached the co-ed soccer team at Henderson Middle School Eno River Rugby Club 2002-2004: Participated as a captain and officer Soccer Coach, 2007-2009: Coached both boys and girls soccer teams at Phillips Middle School Governors Green Renegades 2009-2013: Particpated in weekly running and training sessions with a running club to participate in local races Zumba with Terry G 2011-2013: Participated in Zumba classes with local Zumba teacher, developing a passion for music and dance

Honors and Awards

Deans List URI (GPA 3.6) National Honor Society Rhode Island Honor Society Rainville Team Excellence Award 2001 Zora Rashkis Teaching Chair 2013-2015

References available upon request