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Stephanie J.

958 W. Wrightwood Ave. #3W Chicago, IL 60614 (262) 470-3588 PLACEMENT PREFERENCE Seeking an Intermediate Elementary Education position, 3rd or 4th grade preferred. EDUCATION National Louis University Master of Urban Education University of Wisconsin-Madison Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education CREDENTIALS Illinois Initial Certificate, Type 03, Elementary Education Illinois Special Education (LBS1) Wisconsin Initial Certificate, MCEA (72-777), Elementary Education

June 2013 Anticipated December 2011

September 2012 July 2016 Anticipated January 2012 June 2017

TEACHING EXPERIENCE Academy for Urban School Leadership Resident Teacher Grade 4 August 2012 June 2013 Morton School of Excellence, Chicago, IL Received training for one academic year under the supervision of a mentor teacher Implemented a variety of science and math instruction in a whole group setting Conducted small math groups around NWEA RIT bands Completed independent instructional takeover experiences throughout the school year Utilized formative assessment daily to scaffold instruction for individual students Summer School Literacy Teacher Grade 3 Frank Allis Elementary, Madison, WI Implemented a balanced literacy program Conducted guided reading groups with all students daily Created behavior interventions for students requiring specialized support June 2012

Long Term Substitute Grade 4 March 2012 June 2012 Theodore Robinson Intermediate School, Evansville, WI Team taught in an inclusive classroom, creating accommodations and modifications for special education students Utilized Everyday Mathematics to facilitate a balanced math approach in which students use multiple strategies to solve problems in a real life context Facilitated a reading workshop driven by reading comprehension mini-lessons Aligned district learning targets to the Common Core Standards in a scope and sequence map with common assessments Implemented research-based Tier 1 and Tier 2 RTI Interventions for mathematics

Student Teaching Grade 2/3 September 2011 January 2012 Lindbergh Elementary School, Madison, WI Implemented a Fountas and Pinnell spelling and phonics program which students construct words using letter and sound patterns Developed a compassionate classroom community through Responsive Classroom curriculum Created a specialized behavior plan with daily goals for a student struggling with impulsive behaviors Provided differentiated math and reading instruction to small homogeneous groups Worked collaboratively to co-lead student council with student representatives from grades 4-5 Practicum Teaching Grade 2/3 February 2011 May 2011 Hawthorne Elementary, Madison, WI Utilized student interest in a current event to develop a model building science lesson in which students constructed and tested models of tsunami waves Engaged students in civic acts such as visiting the neighborhood polling place on election-day and cleaning neighborhood rain gutters to prevent pollution run-off to community lakes Developed a multi-media powerpoint and writing activity in which students critically compared protests during the civil rights era and workers rights protests at the capitol TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE Site Director June 2009 August 2011 MSCR K-Ready Frank Allis Elementary School, Madison WI MSCR K-Ready Glendale Elementary School, Madison, WI Supervised all program leaders in order to ensure that students were receiving quality learning opportunities Provided additional behavior support to students who struggled in a large group setting Communicated and collaborated closely with parents and positive behavior support coaches in order to facilitate a school model that emphasizes shared ownership of students learning Planned a family picnic in which over sixty percent of students families attended Student Wisconsin Education Association September 2008 December 2011 UW-Madison Served as the 2010-2011 State Vice President Acted as a state regional liaison to campus organizations in the southwestern region of Wisconsin Coordinated and supervised ten state committees for professional and organization development Counseling Psychology 125 Course Facilitator September 2010 December 2010 UW-Madison Planned and facilitated a fifteen week college course for freshman students that helped them adjust to life as a college student. Provided supplemental literature in order for students to critically analyze race, identity, and privilege. REFERENCES
RaStar West, Mentor Teacher 431 N. Troy St. Chicago, IL 60612 (773) 354 3158) Kai Murray, Mentor Resident Coach 431 N. Troy St. Chicago, IL 60612 (773) 805 7849) Joan Wick, Principal 420 South Fourth Street Evansville, WI 53536 (608) 882 3842