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Carolyn A.

800 Havenview Court, Mendota Heights, MN 55120 (651) 528-9895

Objective: Elementary education position in grades K-6, or a reading specialist position grades K-8. Education:
Drake University: Des Moines, IA
Bachelor of Science in Education expected May 2014 Cumulative GPA: 3.96 Major: Elementary Education (K-6) Endorsement: Reading (K-8) Academic Presidents List every semester at Drake Presidential Scholarship: Earned based on academic merit Program GPA: 4.0

Teaching Experience:
Hubbell Elementary School, Des Moines, IA, (Spring 2014) Student Teacher International Baccalaureate School Third Grade Instructed students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Gained experience with students with individualized education plans and English language learners. Developed and implemented effective classroom management techniques. Created unique units by combining common core state standards and international baccalaureate standards. Practicum Experiences Instructed students in over ten schools in the Des Moines area including both public and private settings, gaining experience in teaching literacy, mathematics, science and social studies, grades 1 6. Created and taught original lessons which enabled self-evaluation and improvement. Evaluated students classroom work and reading levels. Volunteered time at Hubbell Elementary, assisting teacher as needed. Tutoring nd Tutored 2 grade student who was behind in reading and writing during 2012-13 school year. Provided a positive and motivating rapport, which resulted in an improvement in students literacy skills. Optimized my time with the student by staying organized and prepared. Participated in a professional learning community, working cooperatively with peers to help all students reach full potential. Junior Achievement nd Utilized Junior Achievement community curriculum for class of 2 graders over several weeks (Spring 2012). Adapted and revised lessons to better fit student needs in the class, creatively updated the material to engage all learners. Bridgeview Elementary School, St. Paul, MN 2009 2010 Volunteered with students with severe and profound mental and physical disabilities two hours a week. Ages ranged from six to twenty-one.

Work Experience:
Gymnastics Coach 2007-2013 Coached wide variety of ages ranging from two to fourteen year olds in a total of 11 different skill levels from parent/child classes to competitive teams. Differentiated and assessed gymnasts abilities ran classes accordingly. Trained other coaches, substituted as needed and continued to coach on college breaks. Nanny 2003 Present Cared for children from infancy to twelve years old, often juggling many ages and needs including toddler twins. Committed to ensuring the safety, health and happiness of children and have worked with wide variety of families. Trusted to take good care of children and often referred by employers to family and friends.

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Campus Involvement/Leadership:
Kappa Delta Pi Educational Honor Society/Drake Education Association 2013 2014 Gained immense insight into teaching profession by attending meetings and have incorporated this information into my teaching, growing as an educator. Worked collaboratively with peers to help put on programs at Drake University including Teach Week and the Scholastic Book Fair. Drake University Relays Committee 2012 & 2014 Assisted in organization and running of various events for Drake Relays Week. Careful planning and attention to detail resulted in successful events. Study Abroad Experience, London, England - January Term 2012 Developed an appreciation for another culture through studying the work of Charles Dickens. Emerging Leaders Module (ELM) 2011 Participated in a six-week leadership program at Drake University focused on developing individual leadership styles. Expanded my leadership skills, learned a variety of leadership approaches, and practiced applying these skills in professional settings.

Mandatory reporter certified (2014) Blood borne pathogens certified (2014) Concussion training certified (Minnesota, 2011)

Technical Skills:
Microsoft office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Basic conversational skills in Spanish References on Request