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Jalen N.

Heggs
nethomas.heggs@gmail.com

Objective
To teach middle level students and to build lasting relationships that will result in hope
and opportunity by means of an education.

Certification
GACE Certification:
o Middle Grades Language Arts
o Middle Grades Social Science

Education
BACHELORS IN MIDDLE LEVEL EDUCATION | AUGUST 2013 - MAY
2017 | GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, ATLANTA, GA 30303
Concentrations: English Language Arts & Social Studies
GPA: 3.87
Awards:
o Presidents List (4.0 GPA): Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016
o Deans List (3.50 GPA): Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
Kappa Delta Pi Member, Omicron Gamma Chapter
Golden Key International Honour Society Member, Alpha Chapter

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA | AUGUST 2006 MAY 2013 | JOHN S. DAVIDSON


FINE ARTS MAGNET SCHOOL, AUGUSTA, GA 30901
Honor Graduate
Yearbook Editor-in-Chief
National Honor Society Vice President
Student Council Secretary & Vice President

Experience
8TH GRADE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS STUDENT TEACHER | TURNER
MIDDLE SCHOOL | AUGUST 2016 PRESENT
Assisted mentor teacher and students daily.
Assisted mentor teacher with lesson planning.
Assisted students in RTI.
Prepared and taught English Language Arts lessons on topics ranging from verbals and
prepositions to argumentative essays.
Developed and implemented creative lesson plans (i.e. Jeopardy, Kahoot).
Developed and taught a lesson that connected to another subject area.
Prepared and taught English Language Arts lessons that connected the content to other
subject areas.
Developed content relevant to students lives through the use of culturally responsive
pedagogy.
Developed plans for and used appropriate strategies that supported student learning.
5TH GRADE CO-CAPTAIN | DISCOVERY @ PARKLANE ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL | SEPTEMBER 2014 APRIL 2015
Prepared and taught lessons for each 5th grade Saturday school session.
Instructed and assisted volunteers on the days lessons/activities.
Chaperone students on field trips in the metro Atlanta area.

Related Experience
PEER MENTOR | GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY HOUSING PANTHER
LEAP | AUGUST 2014 MAY 2015
Served as a mentor to students seeking to further their leadership skills and become
essential leaders on campus.

Skills & Abilities


Ability to do good decision making.
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent leadership skills.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to work well with others.
Ability to implement policies.

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