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Dominique N.

Matte (757) 550-8603

University of Virginia, Curry School of Education
Master of Teaching, Secondary English (December 2017)
3.9 GPA, Richard A. Meade Award Recipient
Old Dominion University, College of Arts and Letters
Bachelor of Arts in English, emphasis in Linguistics (August 2015)
3.74 GPA, Magna Cum Laude, Four-Time Dean’s List Recipient

Teaching Experience:
Long-Term Substitute Teacher November 2017 to April 2018
Western Albemarle High School, Honors English 11, Practical Law, and Environmental Law and Literature
 Design, differentiate, implement, and assess lessons for over 120 students
 Coordinate instruction and assignments with multiple co-teachers
 Prepare students for college level writing through efficacious feedback and reflective practices
Teaching Internship August 2017 to November 2017
Jack Jouett Middle School, 8th Grade English Language Arts
 Collaborated in a Professional Learning Community to design Project Based Learning units
 Co-taught with a collaborating SPED teacher
 Differentiated for a range of readiness levels for students in both Honors and Standard classes, including a wide range
of ESOL students
Teaching Practicum August 2016 to May 2017
Monticello High School, 11th and 12th Grade
 Observed over 40 hours of instruction in a rural high school
 Created lesson plans in both Academic Honors and Advanced Placement courses
 Collaborated with a mentor teacher to create lesson plans which addressed Virginia State Standards (SOL’s) as well as
requirements for Advanced Placement Exams

Related Experience:
Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutor November 2016 to Present
Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville-Albemarle
 Instruct an adult in a one-on-one setting
 Facilitate the completion of an alternative diploma program
 Provide lessons in Algebra, U.S. Government, Reading, Writing, and other subjects
Camp Counselor Summer 2017
Field Camp of Charlottesville
 Oversaw and supervised up to 60 campers
 Collaborated with co-counselors to design and implement dynamic and exciting
 Differentiated activities, expectations, and behavior management for children ages 6 through 15
America Reads Literacy and ESOL Tutor Spring 2017
Yancey Elementary School (3rd and 5th grade)
 Tutored students in a range of reading readiness levels with a focus on fluency
 Implemented reading instruction curriculum in a one-on-one instructional setting
 Utilized assessments to measure fluency, prosody, and comprehension on a regular basis
Walker Upper Elementary School (5th and 6th grade)
 Worked directly with English Language Learners of varying WIDA levels
 Worked both in an ESOL classroom as well as one-on-one with students in content area classrooms
 Differentiated for students based on WIDA levels as well as academic readiness levels
College and Career Readiness Tutor Fall 2016
Albemarle High School and Monticello High School (9th through 11th grade)
 Facilitated student-based peer tutoring
 Utilized inquiry driven methods to guide student thinking
 Tutored a wide range of subjects, including Algebra, English Literature, and SAT Prep

Computer Literacy: Proficient with all Google Apps (Docs, Slides, Forms, etc.), Google Classroom, and PowerSchool.