Justin T.

Laurens
justin3479@aol.com 404.271.1285
795 Remington Cir. Winder, GA 30680

Career Objective
Enthusiastic and highly qualified Mathematics Education
professional seeking teaching opportunities to instruct
mathematical curriculum in the classroom, grades 6-12.

Education & Certification
The University of Georgia - Athens, GA May 2017
Bachelor of Science in Education, Mathematics Education
• 3.44 GPA (Institution)
Certification
T-4 Certification May 2017
GACE Mathematics Test I & II August 2016
• Passed at Professional Level
Georgia Perimeter College - Decatur, GA
Associate of Arts in Mathematics December 2012
• 5-time Dean's List Recipient
• 3-time Student of the Semester

Teaching Experience
Teacher Candidate January-April 2017
North Oconee High School Watkinsville, GA
• Facilitating functional academic lessons collaboratively for mathematical explorations in
9th and 10th grade classrooms at the accelerated and support level.
• Developing and demonstrating classroom management abilities while establishing
relationships with community and students in order to foster engaging learning
atmosphere
• Incorporating Mobi Interactive Whiteboard, iPad, digital presentations, and projector to
organize, communicate, and explore mathematical concepts with students to increase
interactivity
• Evaluating student understanding, adapting and differentiating instruction to encourage
and challenge all students equitably
Practicum Experience August-December 2016
Monroe Area High School Monroe, GA
• Implemented lessons for Geometry Support class incorporating high cognitive demand
tasks to promote development of mathematical comprehension
• Collaborated with Special Education teacher and Doctorate level teacher to design and
facilitate productive learning environment for students
• Utilized SmartBoard, iPad, and interactive presentations to allow students to access
materials and resources for mathematical investigation
• Assessed student’s behavior and implemented a behavioral intervention plan to
decrease target behavior while increasing desired behavior
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Relevant Experience
Math Tutor August 2015
Personal tutor Grayson, GA
• Tutored 9th grade students struggling with Accelerated Pre-Calculus concepts
• Provided opportunity for students to investigate their understanding, while facilitating
assistance with explorations in order to develop conceptual understanding as well as
procedural
Amateur Athletic Union Basketball Coach 1998-2000
Shiloh Athletic Association Snellville, GA
• Instructed 6th through 8th grade boys on basketball fundamentals and abilities
• Implemented rules and expectations of players to encourage and instill collaboration and
teamwork as a means of successfully achieving goals

Additional Work Experience
Restaurant Industry 2000-2017
Applebee’s Neighborhood Restaurant – August 2015-Present Bethlehem, GA
Red Lobster – 2000-2015 Snellville, GA
• Enhanced ability to multitask by working in a fast-paced, high stress environment
• Trained new employees on proper service skills and techniques, and utilization of
computerized point of sale cash register.
• Effectively accounted for and managed product inventory.

Campus & Community Activities
Georgia Association of Educators Mathematics Education Student Association
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Georgia Mathematics Conference – October 2016
Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Relevant Skills
Computer and Technology Skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, • Experienced with dynamic math
Excel, and PowerPoint software – Geogebra, Desmos, IXL,
• Proficient with Google Apps – Drive, Geometer’s SketchPad, Tinkerplots
Classroom, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, • Proficient with website design – Wix,
Hangouts, Blogger Weebly
• Exceptional skills with presentation • Proficient in Multimedia editing –
technology – Mobi, iPad, SmartBoard, Photoshop, iMovie, etc.
Projector • Proficient in implementing use of
technology in classroom to engage
students in math comprehension.
Language Skills
• Conversational Spanish skills