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MOLLY DUGDALE

29 Topsfield Road, Apt 4

Ipswich, MA 01938

774-993-9235

mdugdale@landmarkschool.org

EDUCATION
SIMMONS COLLEGE

M.S.Ed: Special Education - May 2015

BOWDOIN COLLEGE B.A. in Environmental Studies and Sociology - May 2011


UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO - Study abroad semester- Dunedin, New Zealand - Spring 2010

MASACHUSETTS TEACHING LICENSURE


Licensed Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (Levels: 5-12), Initial

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
THE LANDMARK SCHOOL, Prides Crossing, MA

August 2011- Present

Biology Teacher
Administered and analyzed diagnostic assessments and developed curriculum specific to content area to
meet individualized learning needs.
Developed lesson plans in accordance with grade-level Massachusetts Standards that included individual
student modifications and specific accommodations.
Assessed student progress through frequent analysis/creation of Current Performance Levels, IEPs and
quarterly reports
Formally mentored Landmark colleague/biology teacher in a one-on-one setting everyday and provided
him with strategies for lesson planning and classroom management, as well as incorporating technology
into the classroom.
Language Arts Tutorial Teacher
Utilized formal and informal diagnostics to design individualized remedial instruction in a one-on-one
setting.

Developed and implemented practical strategies for students improving reading comprehension,
decoding, fluency, phonological awareness, written composition and organization skills.
Created and adapted instructional material to remediate specific language-based learning disabilities.
Residential Supervisor
Supervised 35 students during weekly coverage responsibilities in the dormitory, which included
proctoring of study halls and guiding students with room maintenance and general organization.
Enforced policies related to health and safety, conflict resolution/bullying, appropriate transitioning and
application of residential student privilege levels.
Chaperoned students during off-campus trips, which involved monitoring of release forms, handling and
distributing student monies and providing vehicle transport.
Saturday School Teacher
Planned, coordinated and supervised activities related to academic, experiential and service learning for
groups of 10-20 students.
Administrative Assistant
Compiled and submitted waiver applications to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and
Secondary Education for selected teachers at Landmark School
Compiled and uploaded all necessary documentation, certifications, licenses, and policies onto a webbased monitoring system for the Private School Re-Approval application process
Researched, summarized and posted current event articles onto the Landmark Outreach Newsworthy
website

CATHANCE RIVER EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE, Topsham, Maine

Fall/Winter 2010

Environmental Outreach Educator


Developed dynamic, two-hour environmental lesson plans for third and fourth grade science students that
engaged multiple intelligences, which took place on a 235-acre nature preserve
Ensured the safety and security of 10-15 students at a time
Adapted lesson plans to explore relevant science concepts from the public school curriculum
THE STEPPINGSTONE FOUNDATION, Milton, MA

Summer 2010

Teaching Intern
Independently created and implemented innovative lesson plans for 45 urban sixth grade scholars in 3
different writing classes
Prepared scholars to master the essay portion of the Independent School Entrance Exam
Assessed scholars work weekly by giving both verbal and written feedback
Formally collaborated with mentor teacher and other faculty to evaluate students social and academic
progress
MASS AUDUBON, STONYBROOK WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Norfolk, MA

Summer 2009

Summer Camp Counselor


Developed and implemented thematic daily lessons plans on a 240-acre wildlife sanctuary
Led educational group nature walks and environmental activities and ensured safety of group
Advised 5 Counselors-in-Training and prepared them for future jobs in education

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER MENTOR
Fall 2009- Spring 2011
Mentored and served as a role model to an elementary school student who suffered from
depression, self-consciousness, poverty, stress, and low academic achievement
Provided emotional support by committing to weekly meetings with student
GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY COORDINATOR
Fall 2009- Spring 2011
Organized a series of sports clinics for female student-athletes from Bowdoin to teach
local elementary school girls about a variety of sports and encourage them to stay active
CAPTAIN BOWDOIN VARSITY TRACK
New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Academic Award
1st Team NESCAC All-Star recognition
School record holder 4 x 800 meter relay
CAPTAIN BOWDOIN VARSITY SOCCER
(NESCAC) All-Academic Award
National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Academic Award

Winter 2011

Fall 2010