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Asa Wyers

151 Lafayette St. Apt. 314, Pontiac, MI 48342


I am a creative and enthusiastic instructor who has a passion for teaching. This enthusiasm has inspired me to
develop innovative ways to maintain a high level of engagement in the history classroom and assist students in
having an outstanding learning experience by providing meaning to the past, and being able to relate it to the

Teaching Philosophy
A judgement-free environment promotes both self-esteem and self-assurance, and is a key positive dynamic
for a student’s education and experience in the classroom. Implementing an atmosphere of openness to every
student’s opinion and idea will further develop the student’s confidence, abilities, and goals for their academic
future. These components are all critical to the learning process.

Oakland University, Rochester, MI Fall 2015-Present
Expected Date of Graduation: April 2018
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education
Endorsements: History (major) and English (minor)
GPA 3.20

University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI Fall 2013-Spring 2015

GPA 3.30

Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI Fall 2011-Spring 2013

Associates Degree in Arts and Sciences
GPA 3.30

Teaching Experience

Student Teaching Jan. 2018 – Apr. 2018

Clarkston High School, Clarkston, MI
- Taught IB (International Baccalaureate) and World History classes
- Developed lesson plans and assessments
- Developed and utilized effective classroom behavior management plan
- Planned differentiated lesson to reach all students of academic abilities
- Utilized a variety of instructional strategies to actively engage all students
- Developed relationships with students and mentor teachers
- Attended and participated in extra-curricular programs and activities

Pre-Student Teaching Sept. 2017 – Dec. 2017

Clarkston High School, Clarkston, MI
- Worked closely with IB and World History students and teachers
- Built close relationships with all of the students
- Planned, organized, and taught various lessons in all classrooms
- Built a close relationship with my mentor teacher
Field Experience
Romeo High School, Romeo, MI Sep. 2016 – Nov 2016
- Assisted the teacher and taught in English classes
Abbott Middle School, West Bloomfield, MI Jan. 2016 – Mar. 2016
- Assisted in 8th grade American History classes
- Worked with 7th and 8th grade English students as an AVID coach
- Successfully implemented curriculum in reading, writing, math, and science
- Established a learning environment to meet and enhance student’s needs emotionally,
intellectually, and physically
- Attended professional development centered on reading, writing and science curriculum

Instructional Skills
Differentiated instruction
Formative Assessments
Curriculum Mapping
Marzano and Danielson Instructional Strategies
Research-based Questioning Strategies

Technology Skills
Google Classroom
Google Drive (indcluding Google Forms, Docs, Slides, Sheets)
MS Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
Smart Boards
Adobe Photoshop

Clarkston High School Freshmen Boys Basketball Coach Winter, 2017 – Spring 18
Muskegon Community College Basketball Team Member Fall 2011 – Spring 2013

Available upon request