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Mary K.

Stang
Current Address: 3103 University Ave. Apt #1 Des Moines, IA 50311
Permanent Address: 1031 Wellington Ct. Sycamore, IL 60178

Phone: (815) 901-2874 E-Mail: mary.stang@drake.edu

EDUCATION
Drake University, Des Moines, IA
GPA: 4.0
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, May 2015
Endorsements: Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate (K-8), ESL (K-12), Reading (K-8), and Math (K-8)
STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Level 1: Special Education (K 6) - Crossroads Park Elementary, West Des Moines, IA: Fall 2014
o Planned and presented lessons in reading, writing, and math
o Provided whole day planning, instruction, and assessment for two weeks
o Implemented Behavior Intervention Plans and Individualized Education Plans
o Collaborated in a Professional Learning Community
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3 Grade - Dundonald Primary School, Belfast, Northern Ireland: Fall 2014
o Planned and presented whole class and small group lessons in reading, science, writing, and math
PRACTICUM EXPEREINCE
6th Grade Waukee South Middle School: Waukee, IA: Spring 2014
o Planned and taught a science unit
o Facilitated small group investigations and experiments
o Posed higher order thinking questions to utilize critical thinking skills
5th Grade Ashland Ridge Elementary, Ankeny, IA: Spring 2014
o Assisted with reading rotations and instructed a small group
o Planned and presented whole group math and literacy lessons
o Administered district-wide assessments
4th Grade Brookview Elementary, Waukee, IA: Spring 2014
o Designed and implemented five social studies lessons centered around the Junior Achievement
curriculum
2nd Grade Crestview Elementary: West Des Moines, IA: Spring 2014
o Designed and implemented five social studies lessons centered around the Junior Achievement
curriculum
3rd Grade Shuler Elementary, Waukee, IA: Fall 2013
o Developed and implemented literacy lessons and carried out classroom management procedures
5th Grade Greenwood Elementary, Des Moines, IA: Fall 2012 Spring 2013
o Provided one-on-one instruction to a struggling 5th grade reader
Kindergarten Monroe Elementary, Des Moines, IA: Spring 2012
o Facilitated small group work in a kindergarten classroom
o Assisted with multiple literacy assessments
o Planned and implemented literacy lesson plans
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Camp Counselor, Summer 2013, 2014
Day Camp Adventures, Clive, IA
o Supervised 40-60 kids, ages 4-14, daily
o Collaborated with other counselors to lead two field trips per day

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Summer Orientation Leader, June 2014
Drake University, Des Moines, IA
o Worked with 17 other students to connect first years to their academic college or school and
classmates
o Facilitated first semester registration process for students in the School of Education
o Planned and presented informational sessions to parents and students centered around Campus Life
o Led a small group and facilitated discussions, relationship building, and transition into college
Student Manager, Student Life Center, August 2013 May 2014
Staff, Student Life Center, August 2011- August 2013
Drake University, Des Moines, IA
o Provide exceptional office customer service
o Assist student organizations with printing, cashboxes, reservations, and additional needs
o Manage 15 students by providing weekly communication, helping with shift coverage, and being on
call when a situation arises
Group Leader, Summer 2012
Individual Aide, Summer 2009, 2010, 2011
Camp Maple Leaf, DeKalb, IL
o Summer camp for individuals with special needs
o Planned and implemented activities including crafts, athletic games, and field trips
o Provided differentiation and adaptations to meet each students needs
o Adapted and implemented behavioral plans
Special Olympics Coach, August 2010 August 2012
Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association, DeKalb IL
o Head coach softball and soccer
o Assistant coach basketball and swimming
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Drake University, Student Activities Board
o January May 2014 Campus Impact Co-Chair
o May 2013 January 2014, Organizational Development Chair
o April 2012 May 2013, Relays Co-Chair
Drake University, Donald V. Adams Leadership Institute Graduate and Emerging Leaders Model Participant
CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT
Kappa Delta Pi, Historian
Drake Education Association
Best Buddies Provides one-on-one friendships for individuals with disabilities
Admission Cole-ition Campus Tour Guide and Overnight Host
National Residence Hall Honorary
Student Alumni Association
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Alpha Phi Omega - National Service Fraternity
Penguin Project Theater program for individuals with disabilities
Everybody Wins! Iowa (King Elementary, Des Moines, IA)