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Hazel Campos-Braus

6871 Woodrise Road  New Market, MD 21774
Phone: 301.606.4735  E-Mail: hazel.camposbraus@gmail.com [hcb]
Objective

To leverage my skills and experience to apply classroom, web-based and STEAM education
techniques using project-based learning as an elementary or middle school classroom teacher with
Frederick County Public Schools

Work Experience

Governor Thomas Johnson Middle School – Frederick, MD August 2017 - Present
Seventh and Eighth Grade Science Teacher

Frederick County Public Schools May 2017 – August 2017
Substitute Teacher

Spark Matsunaga Elementary School – Germantown, MD August 2002 – June 2004
Third Grade Classroom Teacher for twenty-four (24) students

 Leveraged personal relationships to coordinate a field trip to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center where
approximately 125 Third Grade students met and interacted with John Bennett Herrington, the first Native American
Astronaut

Weller Road Elementary School – Silver Spring, MD May 2000 – June 2002
Fourth Grade Classroom Teacher for twenty-eight (28) students in a Title I school

 Long-term substitute for fourth grade class, transitioned to full-time classroom teacher position, taking the Fourth
Grade Team Leader position in my second year at the school

 Served as Liaison to the County Science Program, duties included communicating elementary science curriculum
updates to the school and coordinating school feedback on proposed programs

 Member of the Technology Committee identifying software and other technologies to use during media time and
integrating new technologies into classroom curriculum

 Received training for the Junior Great Books advanced reading program to promote critical thinking skills, develop
reading comprehension through shared inquiry, and challenge advanced reader

 Served as Web Master for the Weller Road Elementary School website

Mad Science of Washington – Olney, MD January 1997 – March 2000
Senior Instructor

 Directed all aspects of instruction including implementing lesson preparation, authoring presentation content,
mentoring junior instructors, and conducting instructor evaluations

 Trained instructors on procedures and techniques to teach four different systems of educational material broken into
eight-week blocks

 Led tailored workshops to support curriculum, augment classroom instruction in Maryland and Virginia elementary
science programs

 Headed assemblies of entire school populations, vendor expos, Scouting Celebrations, and other large-group special
events
 Managed $50,000 in science-related consumables each quarter for after school programming

 Retained and managed approximately $1200 in sales bookings per week

Volunteer Experience

Girl Scouts Council Nation’s Capital September 2010 – Present
Troop Leader

 Troop Leader for GS Troops 81662 (7th Grade Cadettes), 81193 (4th Grade Juniors), and 81360 (2nd Grade Brownies)

 Assisted at Summer Day Camps supervising campers and mentoring older scouts learning to lead younger campers

 Received awards for Outstanding Leader (2012), Green Angel (2012), and Rookie Leader (2011)

 Led a multilevel troop of up to 40 girls; the troop’s high growth rate resulted in the creation of four different troops to
better facilitate specific troop level logistics and management

 Managed 13 Junior Girl Scouts to earn their Bronze Award, before they bridged over to the Cadette level

 Serving as Advisor to 7th Grade Cadettes as they lead their own troop, earning Silver Award for service within the next
two years

 Served as Troop SHARE (Share Her Annual Real Expense) scholarship and facility fund Campaign Lead; managed
the collection of donations and organized activities for our Service Unit SHARE event

Girl Scouts Council Nation’s Capital September 2013 – Present
Service Unit 37-7 Troop Organizer

 Develop recruiting events, follow up with interested parties, and place enrolled girls into appropriate troops.

 Establish new troops as needed, averaging three to four new troops annually.

 Collaborate with other troop organizers to secure a placement for interested scouts if their needs are not immediately
met, at my assigned school due to interpersonal dynamics or schedule conflicts.

 Communicate directly with our Service Team's Welcome Specialist, Money Manager, and Registrar to quickly and
efficiently establish new troops’ logistical and operational functions

 Assist the Service Team in projects and events created and established for our Scouts in our Service Unit.

 Coordinated with area leaders to plan and establish Frederick County’s first annual Leader Fest for Girl Scout Leaders
in Association 37.

Boy Scouts of America September 2012 – Present
Cub Scout Assistant Den Leader for Den 2, Pack 628

 Assist leader in providing skilled experiences for the Scouts in our den for up to eight cub scouts.

 Guide our Cub Scouts through BSA program established at the appropriate program level.

 Ensures Den activities follow the BSA guidelines and requirements for safety, scout leadership, character
development, and program success

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 Serve as the Religious Emblems Coordinator: encourage and provide information for Scouts to earn their Religious
Emblem, as part of the BSA program.

 Volunteering with the summer Day Camp program as support staff, and as Range Master for archery

Education

University of Phoenix – Phoenix, AZ March 2017- April 2017
Continuing Education for certificate reinstatement (GPA 3.84)

Mansfield University – Mansfield, PA August 2009 – July 2010
School Library and Information Technology Master’s Program

University of Maryland University College – Adelphi, MD May 2001 – July 2003
Technology in Education Master’s Program

University of Maryland College Park – College Park, MD January 1995 - May 2000
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education / Science Concentration

 Participant in the Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation Program, Sponsored by the National Science
Foundation

 Served as a University Technology Teaching Assistant to Dr. Ruth Heidelbach, implementing the Web-CT course
management tool, offering an online integrated online course environment

 Managed a University Teaching Theater, which is a special teaching environment, providing faculty with an
environment in which technology and support staff can be used to improve the teaching/learning process; the
focus on the use of technology as a tool for effective learning.

Skills

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
Website Authoring
Social Media
Leadership & Management
Interpersonal Skills
Communication
Organizational

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