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Samantha R.

Franklin
1544 W. Lindner Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202 | (480) 586-5460 | srfrank2@asu.edu

Summary
Passionate and motivated Teacher Candidate seeking a full-time secondary education teaching position in the
Mesa Public Schools District. I am working to become certified in Middle School Social Studies, World History,
U.S. History, Government, and Economics.

Education
BACHELOR OF ARTS, HISTORY | MAY 2013
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
GPA: 3.65, Magna Cum Laude
POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATION | AUGUST 2016 - PRESENT
iTeachAZ Certificate for Secondary Education, History
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
GPA: 4.0

Student Teaching
WORLD HISTORY | MESA HIGH SCHOOL | JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
Teaching 6 periods of World History per day while assuming all the responsibilities of a teacher.
Created an implemented daily, engaging lesson plans compliant with ASU, district, and state standards.
Collaborated with staff in weekly PLC meetings to create and modify unit plans and address curriculum ques-
tions.

Certification
SECONDARY EDUCATION HISTORY | MAY 2017 (IN PROGRESS)

Internships
SOCIAL STUDIES | WILLIS JR. HIGH SCHOOL | AUGUST 2016 - DECEMBER 2016
Collaborated with Intern Mentor Teacher weekly to create engaging and impactful instructional activities.
Attended IEP meetings to observe the collaboration between special education specialists, general education
teachers, and parents.
Created and implemented several engaging lesson plans compliant with ASU, district, and state standards.
Assisted Intern Mentor Teacher with implementing instructional activities and observing/recording students
formative and summative checks.

Related Experience
CORPS MEMBER | CITY YEAR (AMERICORPS) | JULY 2014 MAY 2015
Worked in a 3rd grade classroom at Winbourne Elementary School in Baton Rouge, LA and provided whole-
class support and small group tutoring.
Served as both Behavior and PBIS coordinator for the school and collaborated with schools staff to develop
and provide best practices.
Collaborated with teachers and staff on daily basis to analyze students data and create interventions for stu-
dents academic and behavioral needs.
WOMENS VARSITY GOLF COACH | MESA HIGH SCHOOL | 2010
Volunteered as the varsity golf coach at Mesa High School in the Fall of 2010.
ADA, Concussion, and CPR certified.
Prepared and conducted daily practices for both whole-team activities as well as 1-on-1 assistance.
Coordinated necessary logistics for home matches.
Employment
KEY HOLDER | GODIVA CHOCOLATIER | AUGUST 2015 - PRESENT
Acting manager on duty when manager is away.
Responsible for opening and closing procedures for the store. Handle register money and bank deposits.
Create, package, and sell treats for store.
PAGE | ARIZONA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES | DECEMBER 2011 APRIL 2014
Provided positive, functional work environment for staff and representatives.
Responsible for set-up and operation of committee meetings and floor sessions.
Worked in teams to assure confidential materials were delivered quickly across capitol complex.

Volunteer Work
OMEGA PHI ALPHA, NATIONAL SERVICE SORORITY 2010 - 2013
Completed 75+ hours per semester at various volunteer organizations.
CITY YEAR, 2014 - 2015
Completed over 1700 additional hours of service to Baton Rouge, LA.

Awards and Honors


PRESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIP, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2009 - 2013
MAGNA CUM LAUDE, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2013
SEGAL EDUCATION AWARD, AMERICORPS, 2015

Skills
Great organizational and time management skills
Deep critical thinking and analytical skills
Distinguished cooperation through teamwork and diversity
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Strong verbal and written communication

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST