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MDE Endorsements: Secondary Mathematics, Social Studies and History 30315 Pipers Lane, Farmington Hills, MI. 48334 Cell Phone: (248) 953-0565 Email:

Laura T. Miller

Education: 2012-2013 2011 2010

Oakland University School of Special Education, Rochester MI Pursuing a dual certification in special education concentrated in LD and EI Michigan State University Secondary Teacher Education Certification, East Lansing Michigan State University, East Lansing MI Bachelor of Science Degree: Integrated Social Science Major (RX Certified) Minor in Math (Secondary Math Certified) Minor in History (History Certified)

Teaching Experience: 2012-2013 10th Grade Math Teacher, Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies, Detroit Create a project based, problem-solving curriculum in the areas of Algebra and Geometry • Co-Teach and support math deficient learners of all levels • Generate a student information system to track mastery create • Mediate conflicts between students • Plan grade-level trips and activities • Advocate for student needs in changing school culture • RTI implementation liaison 2011-2012

Math LEAP Teacher (Title 1: Math Intervention) HFA: SCS, Detroit
Focused on individual students’ deficits in a multi-level learner classroom. • Created strong student bonds to increase motivation • Implemented communication system with parents to increase student support • Set high expectations for struggling learners and celebrated progress


Credit Recovery Supervisor: E20-20 Program, HFA: SCS, Detroit
Supervised students during their independent pursuit of credit recovery • Supported students learning on-line in a 24 hour education environment • Monitored students progress • Motivated and encouraged students to continue progress


Summer School Algebra II Teacher: HFA: SCS, Detroit
Created condensed effective lessons on semester long material in a three week course • Implemented a metacognitive process to improve testing skills • Individualizes each students course work to reflect their obsticals • Independently and collaboratively produced diverse curriculum for teamed seventh grade learners in all of the following courses: • Pre-Algebra • Algebra Readiness (Math Intervention) • Eastern Hemisphere History, Geography and Ancient Civilizations

2010-2011 Intern Geisler Middle School, Walled Lake, MI.

  Related Teaching Experience: 2010- 2013 2012 May 2011 Private Tutor for Algebra II/Calculus Class Harrison High School, Farmington Hills, MI. Supported student learning outside the classroom, while helping to prepare for ACT and AP test. “Girls Rock” 7th Grade Mentor/Facilitator A female empowerment and support group focused on positive examples for at risk students Chaperone 4-day fieldtrip to Washington D.C. Geisler Middle School, Walled Lake, MI. Led students in hands-on educational experiences, connecting students to the political process and living history Art Director: Camp VEGA, Fayette, ME Honed problem solving and mediation skills in an eight week overnight camp for girls ages seven to fourteen • Created art curriculum for individual campers and classes based on skill and passion • Intervened within the Art and Craft department on management and staffing issues Tutor: Refuge Development Center, Lansing, MI Experienced students’ cultures while tutoring international students in their entire High School Studies curriculum


Fall 2007

Professional Development: 2013 Co-Teacher Seminar Explored most effective ways to work with a co-teacher and support all learners in the classroom 2012 Buck Institute: Project Based Learning Completed a week long training session on project based learning, how to set up collaborative learning classrooms and ensuring we are teaching common core standards Research Subject for Doctoral Study Focus on development and adaptation of teacher imagination Professional Development Day Collaborative teacher workdays wherein we analyzed the results of standardized tests and student mastery of common core standards and GLCEs Stir It Up, Sarah Banks Middle School, MI Discovery Education sponsored technology in the classroom conference Graded for Learning, Central High School, MI Explored policies of fifty percent failures, not accept zeros, and the cycle of failure, as part of the standardized formative assessment process

2010-2011 2010-2011

2011 2010

Reference: Sarah Pazur Director of Curriculum Email: Phone: (313) 244-3982 Tiffany Wilkins Lead Teacher Email: Phone: (313) 478-6989 Sarah Borland Title 1 Supervisor Email: Phone: (248) 515-1558 Randal Hudson: Mentor Teacher for yearlong internship Email: Phone: (810) 248-0035