Chelsea Rae Zeidman

crz33@vt.edu
(703) 431-8559
Temporary Address: Permanent Address:
200 Edge Way, Apt 501 19615 Aberlour Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24060 Leesburg, VA 20175

OBJECTIVE
Dedicated and motivated individual seeking to obtain an Elementary Education teaching position, specifically in grades 1-5

EDUCATION
Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary Ed K-6), Virginia Tech
Expected Graduation – May 2017 GPA: 4.0
Bachelor of Science: Human Development Major, Theatre Arts Minor, Virginia Tech
Graduation – May 2016 GPA: 3.75 Graduated: Magna Cum Laude
Related Courses: Human Development; Middle Childhood and Adolescence; Educating Exceptional Learners; Psych
Foundations for Teachers; Dynamics of the 21st Century Classroom; Advanced Curriculum & Instruction in
Elementary/Middle Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science; Early Literacy Instruction (PK-3); Content Literacy
Instruction (3-6); STEM in Elementary Schools

EMPLOYMENT AND RELATED EXPERIENCE
Full-time Student Teacher, Eastern Elementary School, First Grade
Giles County, VA – January 2017-Present
Student Intern, Margaret Beeks Elementary School, Fifth Grade
Blacksburg, VA – August 2016-December 2016
Undergraduate Field Study, Blacksburg New School, Second Grade
Blacksburg, VA – January 2015-May 2015
Undergraduate Field Study, Harding Avenue Elementary School, First Grade
Blacksburg, VA – August 2014-December 2014
Summer Nanny
Leesburg, VA – May 2013-August 2013, May 2014-August 2014, May 2015-August 2015
• Worked 40-45 hours per week for 12 weeks each (Summer 2013, 2014, and 2015)
• Worked with 2 children each Summer (boys: ages 7 & 10, 8 & 11; girls: 2 & 4)
Nursery Worker, Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, Ages 0-5
Blacksburg, VA – August 2015-Present

LEADERSHIP, ACTIVITIES, AWARDS/HONORS
VT Student Alumni Association March 2014 – May 2016
The Big Event Staff Public Relations Committee, 2013 and 2014
Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, March 2014 – May 2016
Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Arts Honor Society, April 2015 – May 2016
Alpha Delta Pi Sorority September 2014 – May 2016
Mixed Emotions Co-Ed A Cappella Group Member/Social Chair, September 2012 – May 2015
Take Note A Cappella Group President, September 2014 – May 2016
Virginia Tech Theatre Department December 2013 – May 2016
Hokie Camp Counselor Summer 2015
Virginia Tech Dean’s List, 6 semesters
Carol A. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund Recipient
Karl T. Hereford Scholarship Recipient
James D. McComas Scholarship Recipient

VOLUNTEER WORK
Blacksburg Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School, Summer 2016
LoCo Arts, Giles County, Fall 2014

CERTIFICATIONS
CPR/AED/First Aid by ProFirstAid, valid through November 2018
TTAC by Virginia Tech chapter
Child Abuse and Neglect, Recognizing, Reporting and Responding for Educators Dept. of Social Services
Teaching with Primary Sources Certification by the Library of Congress
Project Learning Tree
Project Wild