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Jessica Choate

Current/Permanent Address: 167 N 270th Mulberry, KS 66756


Phone: (620) 249-7607 E-mail: jchoate@gus.pittstate.edu
Objective
To obtain a secondary education position teaching Spanish.

Education
Bachelor of Arts, May 2017 Pittsburg State University Pittsburg, KS
Major: Modern Languages Emphasis: Language and Culture-Spanish
Minor: English Speakers of Other Languages Overall GPA: 3.2222
Spanish Language and Culture University of Salamanca Salamanca, Spain, Fall 2016

Relevant Experience
Fort Scott High School USD 234 Fort Scott, KS Student Teacher, spring 2017
Designed differentiated lesson plans for ninth to twelfth-grade students
Integrated cooperative learning structures into the lesson plans
Utilizes total physical response strategies to improve the recall of information
Collaborated with professionals in all content areas to better classroom instruction
Incorporated Literacy First into the classroom

Northeast-Arma USD 246 Arma, KS Substitute Teacher, Fall 2014- Spring 2015
Conducted classrooms in varying subjects
Maintained classroom order in K-12 classrooms

ESOL Practicum Pittsburg High School Practicum student Spring 2016


Produced lesson plans with Kagan Cooperative learning structures
Actively received feedback and improved self-evaluation

Crawford County Community Health Pittsburg, KS Psychosocial team member, summer 2016
Implemented classroom management plans with youth who have behavioral disorders
Chartered plans to improve basic skills of at risk youth

Volunteer Experience
PEERS Program Pittsburg State University Mentor, Spring semester 2013 - Present
Led classroom discussions
Assisted freshman with the transition to college

Little League Basketball/Softball Northeast Elementary Coach, 3rd-5th grade, fall 2012 fall 2014

Pittsburg State Service Learning in Costa Rica Student, summer 2013


Assisted students at a low income school teaching English
Improved school environment making it conductive to learning

Pittsburg State Service Learning in Guatemala Student, summer 2015


Formulated lessons and activities for youth with special needs
Fostered a welcome environment that enhanced learning for all students

Honors
Alpha Mu Gamma Pittsburg State University Secretary, National Language Honor Society
Golden Gorilla Nominee Pittsburg State University Nominee 2015 and 2016