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Mary Margaret Butterfield

4882 W. 127
Ave. Broomfield, CO, 80020
Education & Licensure

Colorado Elementary Education Endorsement, pending PLACE Exam, June 2014
Colorado Early Childhood Professional Teaching License, June 2014

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Masters of Education, Education and Human Resource Studies and Teacher Licensure-Early
Childhood Education, May 2014
Specialization: Educational Leadership, Renewal, and Change

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Bachelors of Science, Human Development and Family Studies, May 2012
Focus: Child Life
Cumulative GPA: 3.53
Honors: Order of Omega, 2010-2012

Professional Experience

Poudre School District: Beattie Elementary, 2
Grade Fort Collins, CO
Student Teacher 1/14-present
-Design and teach unit plans in variety of content areas including: science, literacy, and
-Ensure standard alignment using backward design
-Incorporate variety of differentiation strategies into lessons using Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences
-Implement district curriculum
-Support student engagement through variety of methods to assess
-Utilize formative and summative assessment to inform teaching and create SMART goals
-Manage classroom using positive behavior intervention and support system
-Attend Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and READ plan collaboration meetings and support
implementation in classroom
-Attend Student Success Team Meetings to progress monitor students with RtI plans and assist
in intervention implementation
Colorado State University: Early Childhood Center Fort Collins, CO
Classroom Teacher 9/12-12/13
-Encouraged student engagement through Reggio Emilia philosophy
-Promoted social-emotional development using Touchpoints and Second Step Curriculum
-Mentored assistant teachers and students in classroom
-Established and maintained open and professional relationships with parents
-Combined observational reports and assessment tools in order to progress monitor and develop
-Utilized daily journals to reflect on teaching practices and promote parent communication
Colorado State University: Early Childhood Center Fort Collins, CO
Assistant Teacher 8/11-9/12
-Supported the Mentor and Classroom Teachers in teaching, setting up activities, and maintaining
a clean and safe environment for up to 20 children in the classroom
-Planned creative and developmentally appropriate weekly lesson plans and teaches them

City and County of Broomfield: Summer Camp Broomfield, CO
Group Leader 8/11-8/12
-Assisted in day-to-day camp operations including: planning and preparing activities and guiding
and mentoring the Day Camp Aides
-Guided successful problem solving between children, parents and co-workers to ensure
satisfaction between members involved
City and County of Broomfield: Summer Camp Broomfield, CO
Day Camp Aide 5/10-8/11
-Supervised 15 children aged 5-15 during the day at a camp of over 180 children
-Planned and facilitated developmentally appropriate activities for the children and adapted each
activity according to age

Related Experience

Research Assistant (Human Development & Family Studies): Jennifer Aberle, PhD., spring 2012
-Aided in process of writing learning guides including: drafting index and reviewing related
Teaching Assistant (Human Development & Family Studies): Jennifer Aberle, PhD., fall 2011
-Navigated RamCT online program in order to teach and grade assignments for up to five classes
Colorado State University Early Childhood Center Intern (180 hours), spring 2011
-Completed Child Observation Report (COR) for four children and assisted in parent teacher
Campus Corp Mentor at Colorado State University, spring 2011
-Mentored at-risk youth in Fort Collins, Colorado, community
National Jewish Health Practicum (90 hours), summer 2010
-Managed and ensured a safe and supportive pediatric therapeutic playroom for children ages
1-16 by planning and engaging in developmentally appropriate games, play, and art activities
Teaching Assistant (Psychology): Karla Gingerich, PhD., fall 2009
-Planned and led three study sessions in preparation for exams

Trainings & Professional Development

-Literacy in Early Childhood: Larimer County District of CAEYC (2 hours), 10/13
-Pyramid Training: Top of the Pyramid: Intensive Intervention (12 hours), 3/13
-Emotional Literacy (2 hours), 2/13
-Active Shooter Training (1 hour), 2/13
-Child & Infant CPR, AED, and First Aid, 2/13-2/15
-Medication Administration Training (4 hours), 11/12
-Early Childhood Center: Using the Reggio Emilia Approach (2 hours), 11/12
-Pyramid Training: Promoting Social & Emotional Competence in Young Children (16 hours), 10/12
-Touchpoints: Individual Level Training (16.5 Hours), 12/11
-Bloodborne Pathogens, 5/12-5/13

Community Involvement & Leadership

-Daisy Girl Scouts Volunteer Leader: Beattie Elementary, spring 2014
-Volunteer in Pediatric Unit: National Jewish Health, summer 2011 & 2012
-Member of Epsilon Beta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma: Colorado State University, 2008-2012
-President of Epsilon Beta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma: Colorado State University, 2011
-Volunteer in Special Needs Swim Program: Colorado State University, 2009-2010