Sarah E.

Hoppenworth
Email: Hoppenw1@msu.edu
2317 Hillsdale Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Objective: To obtain a position where I can apply my early childhood experience and education to help children grow and reach
their full potential.
Education: Michigan State University, Child Development focus in Elementary Education, College of Human Development and
Family Services, graduated June 2014
Teaching Experience:
● Supervised Teaching Practicum
● Planning, implementing, and evaluating an ecological educational program for children and their families
● Created engaging activities throughout eight learning domains
● Used a variety of assessment including anecdotal records, tally event sampling, PELI, and ASQ
● Prepared child memos and portfolios
● Researched the quality of our Dual Language Learning environment and presented findings
● Helped to further NAEYC accreditation
Lyons Elementary School, Lansing, MI, Teaching Science to Diverse Learners- Elementary, 1
st
Graders, Fall Semester 2013
● 20 hours of observation and hands on learning
● Taught a hands on Science Lesson regarding weather and seasons
● Assessed anti-bias classroom environment
Lyons Elementary School, Lansing, MI, Teaching Social Studies to Diverse Learners-Elementary, 1
st
Graders, Fall Semester 2013
● 20 hours of observation and hands on learning
● Taught a hands on Social Studies Lesson regarding maps and geography
MSU East Lansing Child Development Center, Curriculum for Children, Preschool 4 year old Classroom, Spring Semester 2013
● 56 hours of observation and hands on learning to be executed
● Learned appropriate classroom curriculum for child development programs
● Planned and implemented learning activities in the aesthetic domain, cognitive domain, social domain and language domain
Post Oak Magnet School, Lansing, MI, Literacy, Learners and Learning in Context, Spring Semester 2013
● One-On-One Reading and Writing with a Second Grader
● Presented data collected on child with reading and writing development
MSU Haslett Child Development Center, Interaction with Children, Preschool 4 year old Classroom, Fall Semester 2012
● 56 hours of observation and hands on learning
● Taught principles of effective verbal and nonverbal communication and positive guidance techniques
Employment History:
Northville Public Schools: Early Childhood Education, Lead Teacher May 2014 - August 2014
Michigan State University: Child Development Laboratory, Student Staff 2011- May 2014
● Classroom maintenance
● Before school and After school teacher
● Utilized classroom management strategies
● Implemented classroom teacher’s instructional plans
● Created hands-on engaging learning activities
Michigan State University: Sparty’s, Store Manager, 2011-2013
● One of 17 employees chosen to train all new employees
● Food preparation and service
● Delegate tasks to other employees
● Cleaning and managing store site
Kalamazoo Nature Center: Senior Educator, 2012
● Designed hands-on activities
● Implemented curriculum
● Supervised groups of children
Professional Development:
CMAEYC Coming Together for Children, 2014
CMAEYC Creativity Cruise, 2013
MIAEYC Infants and Toddler Conference, 2013
Michigan State University, I AM a teacher expo, 2013
Willow Creek Church National Leadership Summit 2009 and 2011
Certified in First Aid and CPR for adults and children
Certified Level One Archery Instructor
Professional Organizations:
Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MiAEYC)
Central Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (CMAEYC)
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