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BETHANY BRANSON CRAWLEY

2 Spring Court, Charlottesville, VA 22901 ! 601-331-7208 ! bethanybcrawley@gmail.com

EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, Charlottesville, VA
Masters in Teaching, Elementary Education (PreK-6 certified) December 2014
Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies August 2013
Jefferson Scholar (full scholarship undergraduate and graduate)
Echols Scholar

WORK EXPERIENCE
Teacher, Fourth Grade August 2015- Current
All Subjects William Perry Elementary School, Waynesboro, VA
Collaborated with special education teacher to serve the nine students with special needs within our class of
26 students, focused on fostering a community of learners where every child is valued for their ideas.
Created consistent classroom behavior expectations as well as individualized discipline plans to increase on-
task behaviors and promote a focused, positive learning environment.
Constructed schools first positive behavior committee to examine and implement suggestions on improving
school-wide morale and decreasing negative behaviors.
Implemented literacy and science project based learning unit after completing two week summer VISTA
program at UVAs Curry School of Education.
Designed, launched, and managed schools first STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math)
after-school club with over 70 fourth and fifth grade students present at monthly meetings.
Provided extension and enrichment activities for students demonstrating concept mastery while also
providing continual remediation and reinforcement for students achieving below grade level.

Teacher, Long-Term Substitute January 2015- March 2015


5th grade Math and Science Walker Upper Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA
Created and implemented lessons tailored to Standards of Learning focused on using manipulatives and
hands-on activities to teach and reinforce student understanding.
Provided constant feedback on student behavior using positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS)
while differentiating lessons to meet all students current instructional needs through flexible grouping and
small group instruction.
Worked with other teachers to create assessments and analyze student data in InteractiveAchievement and
implement re-teaching strategies to attain student mastery of each concept taught.
Integrated technology including Kahoot, PearDeck, and Google Classroom into daily lessons to engage
students and provide new learning interfaces.
Prioritized continual communication with parents and guardians through weekly class emails and parent-
teacher conferences throughout school year.

Student Teacher August 2014- December 2014


4th Grade Math, Science, and Writing Agnor-Hurt Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA
Effectively implemented Responsive Classroom techniques and methods for classroom organization and
long-term behavior management.
Collaborated with special education teachers, ESOL teachers, and Title I interventionists within the
classroom on daily basis.
Provided extension and enrichment activities for students demonstrating concept mastery while also
providing continual remediation and reinforcement for students achieving below grade level.

Head Coach, Varsity and JV Swimming 2011-2015


7th-12th grade athletes The Covenant School, Charlottesville, VA
Cultivated team culture focused on work ethic, team spirit, and relationships between novice and experienced
swimmers.
Led team to winning record and to back-to-back second place finishes at State Championships.

Substitute Teacher, Albemarle and Charlottesville public schools March 2015-present