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SHENNA DRUGAN

Westerville, OH 43081 | 614-390-9465 | shennadrugan@gmail.com | LinkedIn

CLASSROOM TEACHER / CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT


Dedicated, goal-oriented, and service-centered professional with established expertise in office
management, project planning, and academic advisement to students and families.

SIGNATURE STRENGTHS:
Relationship Building
Customer Service
Communication/Client Management
Policies/Procedural Development
Relationship Management
Office Administration
Teaching & Mentoring
Staff Training & Development
Inventory Management & Bookkeeping
Budgeting & Expense Reports
Client Needs Analysis
Market Analysis & Research
Client Maintenance & Retention
Performance Evaluations
Program Development
Project Management
Program Administration
Advisement & Counseling
Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity

CAREER NARRATIVE AND IMPACT


CLASSROOM TEACHER | INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COLUMBUS | COLUMBUS, OH | 2015 PRESENT
Community school established in 2002 with a high number of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students.
Teach full-day kindergarten in a predominantly African-American school with 96% of students on free lunch through the National
School Lunch Program. During tenure, have taught class sizes ranging from 21-22 students in a curriculum of English language arts,
mathematics, social studies, and science. Follow the Ohio Learning Standards for classes with no previous school experience.
Design lessons to engage the students at all learning levels, working closely with grade level teams to list standards, questions
covered, content, activities, and assessments. Communicate with students in a manner conducive to learning and retaining
information. Develop a robust relationship with student families, sometimes utilizing a translator. Manage processes and learning
progress within the classroom to maximize student learning and their overall potential.
SMALL GROUP INSTRUCTION: Work with 7 students each day to provide small
group reading and math support.
ANALYZE STUDENT PERFORMANCE USING DATA ANALYTICS:
- Determined students letter identification knowledge. Utilized benchmark
data determine skill levels. 14% above benchmark, 24% benchmark and
62% below.
- Utilizing data, determined students needing ESL or reading resources resulting
in 86% of students ultimately meeting benchmark.
RESOURCE SELECTION & MANAGEMENT: Interface with vendors and suppliers to review and choose instructional resources for the
appropriate grade level.
PIONEER OF TEACHING TECHNIQUES: Identified the need to teach early literacy skills using a common language to K-2 and developed an
effective program around this concept. Created a presentation of this program for the K-2 Team.
BEHAVIOR TEAM MEMBER: Asked to become a part of the Behavior Team for K-2 with the mission to create a standardized set of rules
and expectations for the entire school.
- Suggested a monthly schoolwide assembly to recognize positive behavior; schoolwide reward system was approved by

SHENNA DRUGAN| 614-390-9465 | shennadrugan@gmail.com LEADERSHIP GROWTH INNOVATION


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Director.
OPEN COMMUNICATION ADVOCATE: Promote open communications with families and students via planned meetings and drop by
impromptu meetings to address student needs.
TECHNOLOGY & THOUGHT INNOVATION: Currently involved in onboarding smart board technology in the classroom; previously
recommended an alternative idea on the emergency plan for intruders.
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: Developed an individual daily self-reflection chart for positive reinforcement in the kindergarten class.
CLASSROOM TEACHER | ESCCO | COLUMBUS, OH |2012 2014
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER | ESCCO | COLUMBUS, OH | 2008 2012
Education service center working with 25+ school districts throughout Central Ohio, with varying services to meet needs of partners.
Initially hired to work as a long-term 4th grade substitute teacher at Johnnycake Corner Elementary School, then moved to another
long-term 4th grade substitute teacher position at Cheshire Elementary School. Upon completion of the 2nd long-term substitute
teaching role, hired as a Reading and Math Title I Teacher at Glen Oak Elementary School. Teaching focus at Johnnycake Elementary
and Cheshire Elementary included language arts, math, science, and social studies. Specialized in reading and math intervention
support for Glen Oak Elementary.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH: During tenure at Glen Oak Elementary working as a Title I Teacher, planned and hosted 2 annual events to
involve families with students enrolled in the intervention programs.
GOAL ACHIEVEMENT: 88% of students met or exceeded yearly growth expectations.
OFFICE MANAGER & PROJECT MANAGER | 42FISH | COLUMBUS, OH | 2007 2008
Creative solutions firm helping clients achieve their desired reaction via branding, marketing, advertising, sales support, and design.
Hired by the Owners as both an Office Manager and Project Manager for this small, startup company seeking to get a foothold in the
advertising and design industry. Initially focused on setting up a new system for tracking progress on each project that was more
efficient and effective than what was previously being used. Managed timelines, budgetary constraints, project planning. Oversaw
the office supply inventory.
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION: Researched alternative programs for use in managing client accounts.
CLIENT NEEDS ANALYSIS: Attended client meetings alongside the designers to document client requirements and ensure all needs
were met. Proactive communicator to clients, account managers, and design teams.

CLASSROOM TEACHER | DELAWARE CITY SCHOOLS | DELAWARE, OH | 2002 2007


Public school district serving students in Delaware, Ohio and enrolling 5200 students as of 2013.
In 1 full-time teaching role, taught 3rd grade and kindergarten general education classes, with class size around 26 students
st

including special education. Instructed 3rd grade students for 2 years then moved to kindergarten for remainder of tenure.
DEVELOPED NEW CURRICULA: Assisted with the district kindergarten curriculum map for Social Studies.
TEXTBOOK REVIEW & SELECTION OF INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES: Supported textbook review of Science and Social Studies textbooks and made
recommendations for selection of instructional resources.

CREDENTIALS
Master of Education, Literacy Collaborative Trained, Ohio State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Illustration, & Ceramics, Ohio University

SHENNA DRUGAN| 614-390-9465 | shennadrugan@gmail.com LEADERSHIP MANAGEMENT MENTORING