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ANGELA S. GLYNN, M.A.

2055 Sandell Lane North Aurora, IL 60542 Phone: 630-849-8898 Email: angietranchita1@gmail.com

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER


~ Adaptable ~ Caring ~ Collaborative ~ Dedicated ~ Highly encouraging teaching professional with twelve years of hands-on classroom experience. Committed to cultivating a well-balanced and inclusive learning environment, where each student is given the opportunity and support to reach his or her fullest potential. Talent for designing creative lesson plans that actively engage the learners, spark their interest and curiosity, and promote academic and social development. Patient person who utilizes behavior modification strategies, develops a good rapport with children, and offers plenty of positive reinforcement to maintain a wellbehaved and motivated group of students. Compassionate educator who strives to foster meaningful relationships within the school community. Areas of expertise include: Assessment Tools Cooperative Learning Creative Lesson Planning Parent-Teacher Conferences Phonics Performance Assessment Creative Learning Environment Student Motivation Reading Strategies Use of Manipulatives

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS


Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction Aurora University, Aurora, IL, 2005, Suma Cum Laude, GPA 4.0, Deans List Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education Aurora University, Aurora, IL, 2001, GPA 3.86, Deans List Elementary Education (Self Contained General Education K-9) Reading Teacher Certificate

TEACHING EXPERIENCE LITTLE TYKES EDUPLACE (SELF-EMPLOYED) NORTH AURORA, IL


Preschool Teacher
Develop and implement age-appropriate lessons that promote academic, social, and physical growth. Foster a safe and secure learning environment where students are encouraged to express creativity, ask questions, and discover new talents and skills. Keep parents updated on their childs progress.

8/2007 Present

WEST AURORA SCHOOL DISTRICT 129 AURORA, IL


Reading Coach (8/2006 6/2007)

8/2002 6/2007

Modeled different reading strategies in K-3 classrooms. Planned and coordinated teachers schedules to fit the reading first model. Collaborated with teachers regarding intervention strategies, lesson plans, and grouping for instruction. Facilitated professional development workshops to improve reading instruction. Coordinated student assessment and supervised teachers in assessment of

classroom. Analyzed student data reports to determine student performance. Attended training, workshops, and conferences. Served as a resource for teachers. Helped students advance from reading below grade level to on or above level by the end of the year. Mentored new teachers on implementing effective reading strategies in the classroom.

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Managed budget and inventories for reading materials and distributed resources on a monthly basis. Organized and presented several parent workshops, helping parents learn about the reading techniques that teachers were using in the classroom; modeled several different strategies that they could use at home with their child.

First Grade Teacher (8/2005 8/2006)


Developed and presented stimulating lesson plans that accommodated multiple intelligences and learning styles. Implemented learning centers to actively engage all students. Assessed student performance via DIBELS, IRIs, student-teacher conferences, checklists, homework, and student portfolios. Collaborated with colleagues to improve instruction in the classroom. Integrated PowerPoint presentations, overheads, and the Internet.

Third Grade Teacher (8/2004 6/2005)


Planned and taught lessons that related to real-world issues; thus reinforcing concepts and conveying the need to earn a solid education. Incorporated innovative reading strategies to increase the performance level of students with a wide range of comprehension skills. Set clear expectations and encouraged mutual trust and respect to maintain a well-disciplined and positive learning environment. Served as Second Grade Summer School Reading Teacher.

Fifth Grade Teacher (8/2002 6/2004)


Organized and presented creative lesson plans that actively engaged students and made learning fun and exciting. Differentiated instruction and assignments to meet the needs of all students. Developed a good rapport with all children, ensuring that they felt safe, welcome, cared for, and appropriately challenged. Worked with parents to resolve academic and disciplinary matters, as well as to promote education in the home. Instructed at-risk students in an after school reading program. Developed techniques to increase proper student conduct as a member of the Behavior Management Team. Participated on the Social Studies Committee. Served as Fourth/Fifth Grade Summer School Teacher, Kindergarten Summer School Teacher, and After School Reading Tutor.

KANE COUNTY JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER ST. CHARLES, IL


Teacher

8/2001 6/2002

Created and modified lesson plans to meet each students various goals, needs, and interests. Introduced PowerPoint presentations to students and colleagues to facilitate various styles of learners. Utilized conflict resolution strategies and positive reinforcement to establish a nurturing learning environment. Incorporated life-skills training and self-discipline strategies.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Decoding of Reading Skills and Reading Practicum, 2006 Childrens Literature in the Classroom, 2006 Foundations of Reading, 2006

HONORS
Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year, 2004 Ivy Leaf High Honors Award, Aurora University