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B ra n d y ly n B e n n e tt

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: 269-832-8982

Michigan Provisional Secondary Certificate June 2018
K-12 Spanish

The University of Michigan May 2018
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with Secondary Certification Ann Arbor, MI
Minor: Community Action and Social Change
GPA: 3.4/4.0

Teaching Experience
Substitute Teaching November 2017 – Present
K-12, Ann Arbor Public School District Ann Arbor, MI
 Maintain a safe and fruitful classroom environment that encourages learning and minimizes difference
 Provide students with the materials they need to continuing studying in the absence of their teacher
 Utilize my knowledge to aid classroom content in a way that is helpful and intriguing to students

Tappan Middle School September 2017 – Present

6th, 7th, & 8th grade student teaching intern Ann Arbor, MI
 Taught 61 students in 6th grade exploratory Spanish to open minds to the world of language and culture
 Designed a 132-page unit plan on food in the Spanish speaking world using backwards planning method
 Built professional development skills by attending weekly staff meetings, the Michigan World Languages
Conference and parent-teacher conferences for professional, personal and content area growth

Skyline High School January – April 2017

9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th grade pre-student teaching intern Ann Arbor, MI
 Observed student learning in whole group, small group, and individual interactions
 Developed and taught lessons on diversity in the context of students’ families and families of the Spanish
speaking world
 Practiced teaching in a culturally relevant classroom by designing lessons employing authentic resources

Pattengill Elementary School September 2015 – April 2016

3rd grade student teacher, Ann Arbor Languages Partnership Ann Arbor, MI
 Created and executed bi-weekly lessons plans to highlight listening, speaking, reading, writing and culture
 Collaborated in writing and grading 3rd grade Spanish final assessments
 Coproduced assorted activities with a co-teacher considering student interest and ability

Relevant Experience
Kappa Delta Pi – Education Honor Society April 2017 - Present
Executive Board Member: Blood Drive Chair Ann Arbor, MI
 Planned and organize a variety of education-related activities including 2 book drives and 3 blood drives
 Advertised KDP sponsored blood drives to recruit volunteers and blood donors that will save lives

UM Towsley Children’s Center September 2015 – June 2017

Teacher Assisstant Ann Arbor, MI
 Fostered learning and growing in 3 classrooms with children age newborn-5 years old
 Studied adolescent development and gained experience with
B ra n d y ly n B e n n e tt
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 269-832-8982

University of Michigan Club Sports September 2015 – Present

Program Assistant and Building Supervisor Ann Arbor, MI
 Organize and distinguish approval of travel requests for 31 club sports teams
 Serve as the first medical responder at club team practices and official events to ensure student safety

Studies Abroad
University of Santiago de Compostela May 2017 – June 2017
Student Santiago de Compostela, Spain
 Studied pragmatics of Galicia by exploring the relationship between culture and language to better
understand the natives who speak Galician and Castilian
 Traveled 200 kilometers of the Camino de Santiago by foot while studying the history of the pilgrimage

University of Costa Rica May 2015 – June 2015

Student San José, Costa Rica
 Gained intermediate-mid proficiency of Spanish through immersing myself in the culture for two moneths
 Explored the natural wonders and biodiversity of Costa Rica by traveling from the east to west coast

Jennifer Shaw Dr. Maria Coolican Stephanie Goetz
Mentor Teacher Professor of Education Study Abroad Professor
2768 Glenbridge Ct. 1130 W. Washington St. 7612 Abigail Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Phone: (734) 476-6716 Phone: (734) 417-6806 Phone: (812) 325-8015
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Ann Crowley Teresa Satterfield Steven Karasewski

Field Instructor Professor of Romance Rec Sports Coordinator
School of Education 1228 Languages 606 E Hoover Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259 Romance Lang & Lit 4138 MLB Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (248) 685-7593 Ann Arbor MI 48109-1275 Phone: (734) 647-6253
Email: Phone: (734) 647-2332

Lexi Chaput Diane Aretz Michelle Orecchio

Rec Sports Sr. Assistant Mentor Teacher Professor of Romance
Director 515 Fairview Circle Languages
606 E. Hoover Ypsilanti, MI 49197 Romance Lang& Lit 4042 MLB
Ann Arbor, MI 48019-2214 Phone: (734) 560-3158 Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1275
Phone: (734) 764-8861 Email: Phone: (734) 647-9803
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