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O B J E C T I V E

To serve the learning community with the best possible English and/or Drama
instruction possible; and to do so with detailed best practices that fill each
period with dynamic, diverse lessons which build upon previous knowledge
and spark both critical and independent thinking.
E D U C A T I ON
Geor ge Mas on Uni ver s i t y, F ai r f ax, VA
July 2007
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

Uni ver s i t y of Wi s cons i n, Mi l waukee, WI
May 2004
B.A. in Theatre Arts
Minor in Applied Linguistics

Uni ver s i t y of Wi s cons i n, Mi l waukee, WI
May 2004
TESOL Certificate

New Mexi co Mi l i t ar y I ns t i t ut e, Ros wel l , NM
May 1993
A.A. Degree
Area of Concentration: Criminal Justice
A WA R D S
Graduated with High Honors, George Mason University 2007
Dean’s List, University of Wisconsin 2004

Shane Casey
2014

580 Biyun Road, Bldg. 15 Apt 401
Pudong, Shanghai, 201206
(86) 130-6278-3702
shanemcasey@gmail.com
Skype: shanegrooves
Website: http://shanecasey.weebly.com


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T E A C H I N G E X P E R I E N C E
Humanities Instructor
Pudong Campus, Shanghai American School
Shanghai, China
August 2013-Present
• Facilitated project and inquiry-based learning of 5 thematic units
• Coached varsity high school baseball
• E.W. Scripp’s Spelling Bee Coordinator
• Chaperoned 24 hour ‘Relay for Life’ lock in

ESL Instructor
Moulton Extended Learning Center, Des Moines Public Schools
Des Moines, Iowa
September 2012-December 2012
• Provided effective research-based instruction to ELLs in multi-level
3
rd
and 5
th
grade classrooms
• Created inventive lessons utilizing new district curriculum

Drama Instructor
Çamlıca Campus - SEV, Üsküdar American Academy
Istanbul, Turkey
August 2010- June 2012
• Taught drama to Turkish students using SIOP lesson formats including
content and language objectives
• Director of the after school drama program
• Took large groups of students to drama excursions in London,
England and Zurich, Switzerland

ESL Instructor
Weeks Middle School, Des Moines Public Schools
Des Moines, Iowa
August 2008- June 2010
• Provided effective research-based instruction to ELLs in multiple
levels: Newly Arrived, Intermediate, and Advanced
• Worked diligently to build strong relationships with students, parents,
and colleagues
• Took part in several district professional development courses to
improve classroom instruction

ESL Instructor (Summer School)
Schenk Elementary Schools, Madison Public Schools
Madison, Wisconsin
June-July 2008
• Provided summer enrichment opportunities for ELL students to assist
in closing the achievement gap

ESL, Theatre, and Chess Instructor
Westhill Institute
Mexico City, Mexico
August 2006-June 2007
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• Provided instruction in aforementioned areas grades 7-12
• Director of the after school drama club & National American
Schools of Mexico (ASOMEX) chess tournament

Third Grade Classroom Teacher
Westhill Institute
Mexico City, Mexico
August 2005-June 2006
• Taught core subject areas as a mainstream classroom teacher for
two groups of third grade students
• Honed my craft as a classroom teacher in my first year of teaching
while taking Master’s level coursework through George Mason
University

R E L A T E D E X P E R I E N C E
Speaking Examiner
British Side, Istanbul, Turkey
January 2011-June 2012
• Acted as both Interlocutor and Assessor during Cambridge
University speaking exams
• Administered Young Learner test series (Mover, Starter, and Flyer),
Key English test (KET), and Preliminary English test (PET) to those of all
ages (6-adult)

Communications Assistant
Societies Assets/Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay Service, Madison,
Wisconsin
June 2001-February 2002; July 2003-August 2005
• Typed & voiced telephone conversations for the deaf, hard-of-
hearing, and speech disabled
• Spanish skilled communications assistant: FCC law mandates the
ability to type a minimum of 60 words per minute in Spanish-
translation from Spanish to English and English to Spanish was
required
• Speech to speech skilled communications assistant: Specially
trained to assist those consumers who are speech disabled in
effectively using the telephone by interpreting English to ASL

Assistant Teacher/Childcare Provider
Madison Area Technical College (MATC) Childcare Center, Madison,
Wisconsin
February 2005-August 2005
• Provided positive and nurturing care to children ages 2-5
• Licensed as an Assistant Teacher in the State of Wisconsin

Youth Counselor
United Cerebral Palsy Teen Outreach Program, Madison, Wisconsin
May 2001-August 2001
• Worked one-on-one with mentally and physically challenged teens
• Performed counseling directed at the emotional needs of teens