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Marjorie Cox

Current Address: Oxford, MS 38655  Permanent Address: Tallulah, LA 71282

Phone: +1 (318) 341-0189  E-Mail:


The University of Mississippi University, MS

Bachelor of the Arts of Education, May 2018
Major: Secondary English Education, Minor: Mild-Moderate Special Education
Overall GPA: 3.89
Senior Thesis: An Examination of Mississippi Teachers’ Likelihood to Report Child Sexual Abuse and Its Potential Effect on
Rates of Victim Disclosure
 Advisor: Dr. Rosemary Oliphant-Ingham

Tallulah Academy Tallulah, LA

Valedictorian, May 2014
Student Government, President
National Honor Society
Beta Club

Summary of Qualifications

 Understanding of basic teaching theories and practices

 Ability to work with students in small or large groups or on an individual basis
 Strong problem solving abilities
 Excellent internal and external communication skills
 Adept at implementing appropriate technology into a classroom setting
 Eligible for teaching license in May 2018
 Successfully completed Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 PRAXIS and English Language Arts:
Content Knowledge PRAXIS


 English Education, 7-12

 Mild-Moderate Special Education, 7-12

Professional Experience

Pontotoc High School Pontotoc, MS

Practicum Student, Student Teacher August 2017 – Present
 Aid Clinical Instructor in day-to-day instruction
 Plan thematic unit for approximately 60 students
 Assist with differentiated instruction to aid student learning
 Clinical Instructor: Kayla Hutcheson
 University Supervisor: Barbara Lindsey

Water Valley High School Water Valley, MS

Practicum Student, January – May 2017
 Gained hands-on experience in a school offering grades 9-12
 Observed Clinical Instructor’s daily interactions with students
 Planned thematic activity for approximately 25 students
Lafayette High School Lafayette, MS
Tutor, September 2015 – April 2016
 Tutored students in an English I course
 Facilitated small group and individualized tutoring for struggling students
 Collaborated with classroom instructor to ensure student success

Tallulah Academy Tallulah, LA

Tutor, August 2010 – April 2014
 Tutored several students in a variety of elementary and secondary level subjects

Professional Memberships

 Mississippi Association of Educators

 National Education Association
 Teachers of Tomorrow
 National Council for Teachers of English

Professional Training

 Stewards of Children

Non-Professional Experience

601 Sports and Outdoors Vicksburg, MS

Cashier, June - August 2017
 Worked part-time during the summer months. Job requirements included: serving customers at the register,
answering the phone, as well as recording and restocking inventory

S&B Drugstore Tallulah, LA

Cashier, December 2012 – July 2015
 Worked part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer months. Job requirements included:
answering the phone, taking prescription orders, stocking shelves, and assisting customers at the drive-thru window
and the cash register

Honors & Activities

 Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program

 Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
 Chancellor’s List
 Dean’s List
 Kappa Alpha Theta
 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
 Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
 Rho Lambda Honor Society
 Order of Omega Honor Society
 Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
 Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society
 National Society for Collegiate Scholars
 University of Alabama Honors Passport to Oxford 2013: Shakespeare and Chaucer-focused three-week study
abroad experience in Oxford, England for rising high school seniors
 Volunteer Experience
o Enable Mississippi: Acted as Secretary and Treasurer for the organization that seeks to raise awareness for
people with special needs
o Team Thirty-Six: Taught an ACT Prep course to juniors at Coffeeville High School
o Understanding By Design (UbD) Help Sessions: Assisted University of Mississippi junior and senior education
majors in creating their UbD unit plans
o Buddy Walk: Worked several booths, including face painting and games
o Big Event: Participated in the annual volunteer effort to benefit the Oxford-Lafayette community by picking
up trash around the local highways and the University of Mississippi campus and cleaning up the Oxford
Community Garden
o RebelTHON: Raised funds and participated in the 12-hour dance marathon benefitting Blair E. Batson’s
Children’s Hospital


Rosemary Oliphant-Ingham
Coordinator of Secondary Education
University of Mississippi

Ann Monroe
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
University of Mississippi

Kayla Hutcheson
Clinical Instructor
Pontotoc High School