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Sarah Rheaume

MUSIC EDUCATOR

400B Brandywine Rd. saraherheaume@gmail.com


217.512.0740
Springfield, IL 62704

CERTIFICATION PROFESSIONAL PROFILE


 K-8 music teacher with an emphasis in band who excels in
STATE OF ILLINOIS establishing a culture of respect, pride, and excellence among
Professional Educator her students.
License, K-12 Music
 Leader among staff members who continues to deepen
relationships among peers, students, and community
STATE OF IOWA
members.
[License anticipated
 Innovative educator who seeks relevant uses for technology
Spring 2018]
and collaboration among various content areas.
CERTIFIED
Soundtrap Educator
EXPERIENCE

K-8 MUSIC TEACHER | NEW HOLLAND-MIDDLETOWN ESD 88


EDUCATION AUG. 2015 - PRESENT | MIDDLETOWN, IL
 Maintains a growing Jr. High band program, allowing underserved
BACHELOR OF MUSIC students the opportunity to study and perform music.
Instrumental Concentration  Delegates tasks while serving on district leadership team; implements
Summa cum laude unique curricula such as a teacher-student mentoring program
Eastern Illinois University throughout the student body.
 Works with other teachers collaboratively in and out of the classroom
Charleston, IL | May 2015
to resolve scheduling, discipline, and logistical issues within the
school.
 Performs regular classroom assessment, utilizing data from student
Charleston High School performance, writing, and discussion.
Charleston, IL | May 2011  Organizes all-county music events, such as Solo & Ensemble and
honor festivals with other local educators, providing relevant and
authentic opportunities for students.
AWARDS
STUDENT TEACHER | MATTOON CUSD 2
JAN. 2015 - JUNE 2015 | MATTOON, IL
DISTINGUISHED SENIOR
 Designed lesson plans for 5th-8th grade students studying instrumental
Eastern Illinois University
music; received daily mentoring from two cooperative teachers.
2015  Enhanced existing teaching using full-class lessons, smaller
instructional groups, and individualized coaching.
OUTSTANDING MUSIC STUDENT  Contributed in daily team planning among arts teachers within the
Eastern Illinois University district.
2015
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE {continued}
AFFILIATIONS
PRACTICUM TEACHER | WINDSOR CUSD 1
FEB. 2014 - JUNE 2014 | WINDSOR, IL
National Association for Music
 Lead rehearsals for 5th-12th grade students independently and in a
Education
co-teacher setting.
2011 – Present  Organized a music library to meet the needs of the school.

Illinois Music Educators


Association OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE
2015 - Present
AUDITION JUDGE | Illinois Music Educators Association
OCT. 2017 | QUINCY, IL
 Judged, scored, and organized musicians auditioning for all-district
PROFESSIONAL band and orchestra ensembles.
REFERENCES  Collaborated with directors, district leadership personnel and room
monitors to keep the event running smoothly.
TODD DUGAN
STUDIO INSTRUCTOR | SELF-EMPLOYED
SUPERINTENDENT/PRINCIPAL
JUNE 2012 – AUG. 2016 | CHARLESTON, IL & SPRINGFIELD, IL
NEW HOLLAND-MIDDLETOWN 88
 Planned individualized lesson plans for a studio of bassoon students,
P: 217.445.2656; 309.219.5490 focusing on each student’s goals and aspirations.
E: tdugan@nhm88.com  Communicated with students, parents, and other critical people
regarding scheduling and other issues.

DIANE BICKNELL
INSTRUCTOR | EASTERN MUSIC CAMP
HEAD TEACHER JULY 2016 | CHARLESTON, IL
NEW HOLLAND-MIDDLETOWN 88  Created, planned, and instructed a week-long unit for campers in
P: 217.445.2656; 217.648.5020 grades 6-12 studying music.
 Participated in events for campers and staff, such as recitals and
E: dbicknell@nhm88.com
other activities.

DARCY O’CONNOR WOODWIND INSTRUCTOR | JASPER COUNTY CUSD 1


PRIMARY TEACHER SEASONALLY, JULY 2012 – AUG. 2015 | NEWTON, IL
NEW HOLLAND-MIDDLETOWN 88  Designed lessons for student musicians preparing a marching field
show.
P: 217.445.2656; 217.725.5652
 Lead masterclasses for high school students studying clarinet and
E: doconnor@nhm88.com flute.
 Troubleshot and problem-solved with other instructors to create
balance among an ensemble of nearly 200 musicians.
DANELLE LARSON
PROFESSOR OF MUSIC STUDENT WORKER| MARY J. BOOTH LIBRARY
EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY JAN. 2012 – MAY 2015 | CHARLESTON, IL
P: 217.581.7201; 217.254.5165  Catalogued materials within sections of the library.
 Supervised and assisted patrons as needed, and delegated tasks to
E: dlarson@eiu.edu
co-workers when necessary.
 Responded to reference questions, directing patrons to appropriate
resources.