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Shannon Russell

6535 N. Hydraulic, Park City, KS. 67219. (316-925-3241).
srussell5@usd259.net

Professional Summary
Highly experienced Elementary Teaching Professional with a strong dedication to the
total development of children. Enthusiastic professional with over ten years
experience introducing a broad range of subjects and developing students’ literacy
skills.

Skills










Managing classroom for diverse populations
Diverse classroom settings
Strong collaborator
Experience with instructional design
Experience with special need students
Teaching/tutoring
ESL- English as a second language
Positive learning environment
Test proctoring
Creative questioning
Critical thinking

 Work History









ESOL Teacher, 8/2014 to present
Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet/ Wichita, KS.-1705 Salina Ave.
Wichita, KS. 67206
As an ESOL teacher I taught reading interventions in Kindergarten, 1 st, 2nd,
and 3rd grades.
I calculated the number of minutes each ESOL student in grades K-3 received
instruction from an endorsed ESOL teacher.
I kept progress reports on all ESOL students who received an intervention
from me.
I helped administer the KELPA-P language assessment as well as was a
proctor for the MDPT, Kansas Language and Mathematics State Assessments.
I progressed monitored all students who received an hour intervention from
me.
Attended parent teacher conferences of all students I saw in intervention.
I administered the Pre-LAS assessment to pre-k students.

































I co-planned with teachers to help endure ESOL strategies were being used.

2nd Grade Teacher – 8-2012 to 8-2014
Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet/ Wichita, KS.-1705 Salina Ave.
Wichita, KS. 67206
As a 2nd grade teacher I planned all lessons for core as well as intervention.
I had many record keeping tasks such as attendance, grades, and progress
monitoring.
I analyzed the data of each of my students using formative and summative
assessments
I planned with my team and MTSS facilitator to carry out district initiatives.
I also met with parents regularly to discuss the academic and behavioral
needs of their child.
Teacher in Charge, 8-2014 to present
Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet/ Wichita, KS.-1705 Salina Ave.
Wichita, KS. 67206
Leadership Team Member, 8-2013 to present
Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet/ Wichita, KS.-1705 Salina Ave.
Wichita, KS. 67206
After school Tutoring Director, 2014 to present
Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet/ Wichita, KS.-1705 Salina Ave.
Wichita, KS. 67206
Latchkey Certified Group Leader, 2013 to present
Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet/ Wichita, KS.-1705 Salina Ave.
Wichita, KS. 67206
3rd and 5th Grade Teacher- 8-2008 to 8-2012
Mueller Aerospace Engineering and Discovery Magnet/Wichita, KS.
2500 E. 18th St. N. Wichita, KS. 67214
As a 3rd and a 5th grade teacher I was responsible for planning rigorous
lessons that engaged my students as well as met the very diverse needs of
my class.
I proctored state assessments at both grade levels.
I had to keep records for grades, data, as well as weekly and district level
assessments
I met with parents, instructional support as well as my principal on the needs
of my students
I met with the child study team for support on the extreme needs of select
students in my classroom.
I planned field trips as well as all aspects of the day to day events in the
classroom setting.











3rd Grade Teacher- 8-2003 to 8-2008
Lincoln Elementary/Wichita, KS. -1210 S. Topeka, Wichita, KS. 67211
Lesson planning
Kept grades
Proctored state assessments
Met with teammate for collaboration
Attended PLC’s and PD
Carried out day to day tasks of the classroom


 Education








M.A. Elementary Education, 2010
Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
GPA: 4.0
Elementary Education
B.A. - Certified in Elementary Education, 2003
Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
GPA: 3.9

 References












Michelle Cuda, Principal at Woodland Elementary, (316)973-0100/
mcuda@usd259.net
Lichelle Alford, Principal at Clark Elementary, (316)5850/ lalford@usd259.net
Michelle Miller, Social Worker at Woodland Elementary (316)973-0100
mmiller@usd259.net