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Angela L.

Van Woerkom
3417 Poplar Drive SW Bondurant, IA 50035 (515) 402-7705

Caring, patient, and enthusiastic teacher committed to providing a stimulating

learning environment. Strong classroom management skills and dedicated to
creating and delivering lesson plans that reach all students and learning styles.
Active communicator believing in accountability, critical thinking, and problem
solving. Strives to collaborate with mentors of the school community to meet the
needs of learners. Accepts learner differences and makes students feel accepted
and heard in the classroom. Takes chaotic situations and handles them with
composure while obtaining a safe learning environment. Proficient at using
different means of technology as learning and instruction tools in the classroom.


To obtain a teaching position in early childhood or elementary education


University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education
Minor: K-8 Mathematics
Major GPA: 3.809/4.000
Minor GPA: 3.82/4.00
Expected Graduation Date: December 2015
Deans List 6 consecutive semesters
Certifications: OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens
High Risk Behaviors and Substance Abuse Training
American Red Cross Infant, Child, and Adult CPR
Mandatory Reporter Training


Clay Elementary, Altoona, Iowa

Spring 2016
5th Grade- Long Term Substitute
Will update after completion in April of 2016

Clay Elementary, Altoona, Iowa

Spring 2016
1st Grade- Long Term Substitute
Will update after completion in April of 2016

Clay Elementary, Altoona, Iowa

Fall 2015
2nd Grade- Student Teaching
Cooperating Teacher- Tammy McGrane
Full time taught in classroom for 4 weeks
Took full responsibility for planning during teaching
Effectively managed classroom and students

Attended IEP Meetings

Attended and participated in PLC meetings, collaboration meetings, and school
professional development

Delaware Elementary, Altoona, Iowa

Fall 2015
Preschool- Student Teaching
Cooperating Teacher- Nicole Albert
Provided a safe and stimulating learning environment for children
Planned learning experiences and differentiated for learner differences
Took full responsibility for planning during full time teaching
Attended preschool PLC and professional development meetings

Waterloo Lincoln Elementary School, Waterloo, Iowa

Spring 2015
Preschool- Early Childhood Field Experience Level III
Cooperating Teacher- Beth Huber
UNI Faculty Advisor- Linda
Directed small and large groups of children
Planned and implemented a ramps and pathways discovery learning center
Used Gold Objectives to record and analyze data
Created a documentation board promoting discovery learning in preschool

Cedar Heights Elementary School, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Spring 2015
1st and 2nd Grade Math Tutoring
Cooperating Teachers- Kathleen Waack & Kim Hutchison UNI Faculty
Advisor- Karen Sabey
Planned & implemented remedial and enrichment tutoring lessons
Used technology with students
Reviewed and reflected upon tutoring sessions to further planning

Novak Elementary School, Marion, Iowa

Fall 2015
4th Grade- Field Experience Level III
Cooperating Teacher- Rachel Morris
Planned lessons with cooperating teacher
Taught 3 full days in the classroom
Observed teacher management techniques

UNI Faculty Advisor- Lynne


Happy Time Preschool and Daycare, Waterloo, Iowa

August 2012- May 2015
2 and 3 year old assistant teacher
Assisted lead teacher in classroom duties
Led circle time for children
Provided safe and loving environment for children
Led children through afternoon schedule and activities

Private Nanny, Ankeny, Iowa

2014, and 2015
Provided a safe environment for 3 children
Planned fun and educational activities during the summer
Light math and reading tutoring

Short Term Goal: Iowa Reading K-8 Endorsement

Summer 2012, 2013,