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Taylor McKechnie

EDUCATOR

CONTACT PROFILE
 A teacher who strives in creating collaborative,
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differentiated, and informed classroom environments
using extensive education practicum experience and solid
t.mckechnie@uleth.ca foundation in all subject areas.
 Believes in cultivating and maintaining positive, productive
relationships with parents, students, administrators, and
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the community.
 Adaptable educator who constantly works to expand
#48, 295 Blackfoot Rd W knowledge of current best practices through professional
Lethbridge AB T1K 8A6 development and builds a network of diverse colleagues.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
INTERN TEACHER | WARNER SCHOOL
CERTIFICATION SEPT. 2016- DEC 2016 | WARNER, AB
GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA  Acted as 0.5 teacher assuming the Biology 20, Science 8/9,
Interim Teaching Certification and a Jr Sports Performance CTF courses from Teacher
Mentor. Acted as an advisor for group of students as
modelled through the High School Redesign.
 Enhanced student engagement in science through
technology, hands on, and collaborative learning activities
EDUCATION  Differentiated instruction for classrooms with multiple
learning and behavioral considerations
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
 Coached the Cross Country and Senior Girls Basketball
GENERAL SCIENCES teams during the sports season and attended tournaments
University of Lethbridge and games at the league, zone, and provincial level.
Lethbridge, AB | April 2017  Developed IPP’s and RTI plans for individual students
within the classroom.
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN  Communicated classroom assessments, behaviors, and
SCIENCE EDUCATION observations to administrators, parents, and colleagues
University of Lethbridge frequently.
Lethbridge, AB| April 2017
STUDENT TEACHER | CHINOOK HIGH SCHOOL
MARCH 2016- APRIL 2016 | LETHBRIDGE, AB
 Developed unit plans for a portion of the Chemistry 20,
Biology 20, and Science 10 course as outlined by the
Alberta Program of Studies
 Worked closely with the science department to revise and
improve classroom assessments, activities, and labs.
 Observed, planned, taught and assessed practice to inform
and modify instruction for multi-cultural classes with many
levels of ability.
Taylor McKechnie
EDUCATOR

PROFESSIONAL
AFFILIATIONS
EXPERIENCE CONTINUED
Alberta Teachers Association
2015 - Present STUDENT TEACHER | SENATOR BUCHANAN ELEMENTARY
NOVEMBER 2015 – DECEMBER 2015 | LETHBRIDGE, AB
PROFESSIONAL  Develop lessons and instructed 2nd grade students based
REFERENCES on the Alberta Program of Studies
 Led groups of students in specialized language arts
David LeGrandeur groups to increase phonics, language, reading, and
Principal writing
Warner School  Established rapport with students, parents and critical
C: 403. 394. 6097 family members
W :403-642-3931  Understood pivotal language needs, IPP’s, and RTI’s
within the classroom to develop strategies to help
E: david.legrandeur@horizon.ab.ca
students more effectively.

David Zink
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER | Fort Vermillion School Division
Teacher Mentor
SPRING 2015/2016| RAINBOW LAKE, AB
Warner School
 Provided on call daily supervision of various teacher’s
C: 403.642.3931
classroom in a K-12 school as needed
E: david.zink@horizon.ab.ca  Ensured the wellbeing and safety of students
 Followed lesson plans and procedures laid out by the
Corey Makoloski teacher
Professor  Assisted small groups of students in test reading, and
University of Lethbridge out of the classroom activities
C: 403.381.7664
E: corey.makoloski@uleth.ca
OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE
Rick Homen
University Consultant TUTOR INSTRUCTOR, Education Undergraduate Society
University of Lethbridge FALL 2013-PRESENT | LETHBRIDGE, AB
C: 516.123.4455  Tutor various students from grade 4-12 in Alberta Curriculum
E: rick.homen@uleth.ca Courses. (Bio 20/30, Chem 20/30, Physics 20/30, Science 10/20,
Math 10/20/30, LA 7/8, Social 7/8, Science 4/7/8/9, Math
Melody Taylor 5/6/7/8/9)
Vice Principal  Planned supplementary material for understanding, provided
guidance for students on current course work, and worked
Manning Elementary School
closely with classroom teachers to help support students
C: 780. 836. 6185 better
E: taylor.m@prsd.ab.ca  Tutored specific homeschooling students in a long distance
online setting with Zoom.