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Laura Frericks

1522 Chestnut Lane, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53189
Phone: 320-296-0915 Email: ljfrericks@gmail.com

Education
Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI Sept. ’14—current
● Masters of Education
● Reading 316 License

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Aug. ‘06—Dec. ‘10
● Elementary Education/Communication Studies Majors
● Study Abroad: Rome, Italy Aug. ’08—
Dec. ‘08
● Graduated December 19, 2010

Work Experience
Teacher 2nd/3rd Grade—Whittier Elementary, Waukesha, WI Sept. ’15—current
● Lead teacher and curriculum developer for writer’s workshop, word work,
science, and social studies.
● Team teach with another 2nd/3rd grade teacher.

Teacher 3rd Grade—Mitchell Elementary, Milwaukee, WI Sept. ’15—June
‘16
● Develop daily curriculum in 6 subjects.

Teacher 6th Grade—Mitchell Elementary, Milwaukee, WI Sept. ’12—June
‘15
● Developed daily curriculum in 6 subjects.
● Supervised and mentored a year-long City Year volunteer.

Teaching Aid—Mitchell Elementary, Milwaukee, WI Mar. ’12—June ‘12
● Assisted teachers, supervised recess and lunch, and tutored students.

Leadership Coordinator—Boys and Girls Club Mar. ’12—June ‘12
● Oversaw “Homework Help” and “Torch Club” (Student Gov.)

Peace Corps Volunteer Feb. ’11—Sept. ’11
● Health Educator at the Woodley Park Health Center in Guyana, South
America.
● Educated community members through home visits, activities and
presentations.

Student Teaching—Morgandale Elementary, Milwaukee, WI Aug. ’10—Jan. ‘11
● Taught 2nd grade at a bilingual school in the Milwaukee Public School
System.
● Lead teacher in literacy, writer’s workshop, math, science, and health.

Volunteer Experience and Training
New Beginnings: A home for pregnant women and their babies. Dec. ’11—Jan. ‘12
● Provided support to young mothers through babysitting.

Homes of Hope Dec. ’01, ’03, ’05, ’07, ’09, ‘13
● Built homes for struggling families in Baja, Mexico during service trips.
Peace Corps Spring
‘11
● Trained in diabetic care, prenatal care, STDs, HIV/AIDS and
immunizations.