Ashley Aldrich

727 Franklin Townhouse Road Jackson, Ohio 45640
Phone: 740-418-4811  Email: aldrich728@gmail.com
LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/ashleyaldrich
Digital Portfolio: http://ashleyaldrich.weebly.com

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Objective
I want to ensure all students are academically successful and ready for their future careers by providing
them the tools and resources they need now to continue their intellectual evolution in the future.

Education

Ohio Professional Adolescent Young Adult License Expires 6/30/2020
Integrated Language Arts for grades 7-12  Educator State ID: OH3060933
Ohio Professional Multi Age License Expires 6/30/2021
School Library Media Specialist for grades P-12  Educator State ID: OH3060933
Kent State University
2015 GPA 3.9
School Library Media Specialist License Program
Drexel University 2012 GPA 3.4
Masters of Library Science
Ohio University
2008 GPA 3.5
Bachelor of Science in Education
Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Minor in English

Experience

Jackson High School English Teacher August 2012-Present
 Teach college prep English III and English IV which focus on American and British literature
respectively as well as composition.
 Co-advisor of the Youth Leadership Club, which provides community service opportunities for
students and coordinates the annual Youth in Government program at the Ohio Statehouse.
University of Rio Grande Adjunct Composition Instructor January 2014-December 2014
 I taught a 1000 level required composition course that focused on argumentative writing and
research.
Eastern Local High School English/Drama Teacher August 2008-June 2012
 I taught English I and English III as well as the speech and drama course.
 I served as the faculty advisor of the drama club where I coordinated the spring performance each
year.
Shawnee State University Adjunct Instructor
August 2011-May 2012
 I taught a 1000 level required composition course that focused on argumentative writing and
research.

Public Speaking

Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference Presenter
2016
 I presented with a colleague on the gap between students’ social technology skill and academic
technology skills, and how teachers can work to bridge this gap to ensure students success in
college and the work force.

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Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference Presenter
2015
 My presentation explored ways in which literature projects could be differentiated, through
Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences and technology, so all students could demonstrate mastery of the
context.
Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference Presenter
2014
 I conducted a presentation that focused on the use of various digital technologies to take the
traditional research essay and make it paperless.
Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference Presenter
2011
 Presented, along with two fellow English teachers, on the use of literature clubs in a high school
setting. Specifically, how the creation of a Harry Potter club can foster a love of literature and bring
various groups of students together through common interests.
National Council of Teachers of English Convention Presenter 2009
 Together with two fellow English teachers we presented a panel discussion on how to use the
Twilight phenomenon in the classroom to build bridges between young adult literature and classical
literature. The presentation focused on making specific connections between the first three books in
the series and specific pieces of classical literature.
National Council of Teachers of English Council on English Leadership Presenter
2008
 In cooperation with our English methods instructor from Ohio University a fellow classmate and
myself presented our culminating project from this class as a way to demonstrate active
approaches to teaching historically based young adult fiction

Awards and Honors
The Drexel University iSchool Graduate Dean’s Fellowship
2010-2012
ETS Recognition of Excellence Award for Outstanding Scoring on the Praxis PLT Exam
2007
Ohio University Dean’s Scholarship
2007-2008
Ohio University College of Education Alumni Merit Scholarship
2006-2007

Professional Memberships
National Council of Teachers of English
2007-Present
Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts 2008-Present
American Library Association
2015-Present
American Association of School Librarians
2015-Present

References
Linda J. Rice Ph.D
Associate Professor of English Language Arts Education at Ohio University
740-589-6366
ricel2@ohio.edu
Joseph Hemsley
Jackson City School Assistant Superintendant
740-286-7575
jhemsley@jcs.k12.oh.us

Pete Wilson

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Editor of The Jackson County Telegram
740-286-3604
mwilson@jcbipaper.com
Jen Baker
English Teacher at Westerville South and North High Schools and frequent collaborator
614-286-9007
bibliophile1019@gmail.com
Brandi Young
INFOhio iLibrarian and frequent collaborator
624-425-0046
b.nicole.young@gmail.com

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