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SARAH KIM

(206) 612-2893 • sarahmkim@sandiego.edu • sarahmkim.weebly.com • @sarahmkim_2

EDUCATION
University of San Diego San Diego, CA
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Expected May 2018
 GPA: 4.0
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, Concentration in Multicultural Studies May 2017
 Magna Cum Laude, Department Honors
 GPA: 3.76

CERTIFICATIONS
CA Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Expected May 2018
CPR/First Aid & Lifeguard Certified

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
Study Abroad, St. Clare’s Oxford International College, OXFORD, ENGLAND September-December 2015
Study Abroad, INDIA June 2015
Study Abroad, BALI, INDONESIA June 2014

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
STUDENT TEACHER, FOURTH GRADE, PAUL ECKE CENTRAL ELEMENTARY August 2017- January 2018
 Taught 30 students for eight weeks full-time; responsible for planning, teaching, and assessing
students using CCSS to guide curriculum development and instruction
 Incorporated Visible Thinking Routines into core content areas to increase metacognitive awareness
and encourage critical thinking skills through collaborative inquiry and problem solving activities
 Implemented small-group workshop stations to differentiate instruction
 Designed units in all core content areas
 Utilized 1:1 ratio and digital curriculum
 Taught Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention during literacy block
 Utilized PowerSchool Learning to construct a classroom website
 Co-presented at Encinitas Union School District In-Service Professional Development

STUDENT TEACHER, FOURTH GRADE, HERITAGE ELEMENTARY January-May 2017


 Designed whole group lessons in all content areas including STEAM
 Differentiated lessons for GATE students and students with IEPs
 Strengthened comprehension skills through pre and post-reading activities; e.g. making predictions,
making connections through compare and contrast

PRACTICUM, FIFTH GRADE, LINDA VISTA ELEMENTARY September-December 2016


 Taught small groups to provide additional support for struggling students
 Learned value of building a positive classroom environment through character education

PRACTICUM, SECOND GRADE, CHULA VISTA LEARNING COMMUNITY CHARTER January-May 2016
 Learned how to engage English Language Learners through manipulatives and visuals

TUTOR, KINDERGARDEN, SOUTHEAST SAN DIEGO TUTORING PROGRAM January-May 2014


 Provided one-on-one support for students in phonics and math to develop fundamental skills
TEACHING-RELATED EXPERIENCE
PROGRAM LEAD, GIRL SCOUTS OF SAN DIEGO June-August 2017
 Created and implement activities in a variety of program areas for the age and ability of all campers
 Acted as part of the camp administrative and leadership team to ensure camp program met objectives

INTERN, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAMS, NAPES, ITALY June-August 2016
 Designed youth activities and programming for 10 week long K-6 day camp to meet the needs of
families in the US Navy

MENTOR, YOUNG DREAMERS UNITED January -May 2016


 Mentored a 6th grade class in a low SES school to further study skills and goal-setting

PEER MENTOR, PRECEPTORIAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM August 2015-May 2016


 Supported a class of first-year students academically as they transitioned to life at USD

LEADERSHIP AND INVOLVEMENT


MEMBER, KAPPA DELTA SORORITY January 2014-May 2017
 Served as the Academic Excellence Chairman, Sisterhood Enrichment Team Leader

SECRETARY, STUDENT LEADERSHIP BOARD FOR LIBERAL STUDIES September 2014-May 2017
 Recorded minutes during meetings and planned events for Liberal Studies majors; e.g. teacher panel

MEMBER, NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS September 2014-May 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
“MAKING SENSE OF MATHEMATICS FOR TEACHING” BY JULI DIXON TRAINING December 2017
POWERSCHOOL LEARNING TRAINING October 2017
CHARACTER EDUCATION WORKSHOP October 2017
FOUNTAS AND PINNELL LEVELED LITERACY INTERVENTION TRAINING September 2017
“VISIBLE LEARNING FOR LITERACY” TRAINING February 2017

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