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TAMARA DEYOUNG 60351 Mojave Lane, Washington, Michigan 48094

586-651-8333
tammydeyoung@gmail.com ‧ tamaradeyoung.weebly.com

EDUCATION
SEPTEMBER 2012-DECEMBER 2015
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, OAKLAND UNIVERSITY, ROCHESTER, MI
GPA: 3.76
Major: Language Arts K-8, Elementary K-5 all subjects
 Dean’s List 2013-2015

Certifications: Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Management, Ellis Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
JANUARY 2018-PRESENT
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, WOODLAND ELEMENTARY, AVONDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT
 Substituted regularly at multiple grade levels
 Completed a 5-week long-term substitute position in physical education followed by a week-long
position in 2nd grade
 Developed lesson plans using the EPIC curriculum
 Implemented Readers and Writers Workshop lessons following Lucy Calkins’ Units
 Taught math concepts using Math Expressions
 Utilized best practice strategies to increase engagement and to improve classroom management

JANUARY 2016-JUNE 2017


ASD BASIC CLASSROOM PARAPROFESSIONAL, WOODLAND ELEMENTARY, AVONDALE SCHOOL
DISTRICT
 Supported 3rd-5th grade autistic students with a range of abilities from non-verbal to high functioning
 Trained in CPI techniques to help de-escalate and calm students
 Utilized picture communication systems and visual schedules
 Facilitated a peer-to-peer buddy program promoting interactions and relationship building with grade-
level peers
 Assisted students in overcoming fears related to their sensory sensitivities (haircuts, fingernail clipping,
etc)
 Communicated student progress effectively with staff and parents

JANUARY 2015-DECEMBER 2015


STUDENT TEACHING 1ST GRADE, BURR ELEMENTARY, UTICA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
 Developed genre units of study using a variety of Goldilocks and the Three Bears books
 Implemented Daily5/CAFE system in order to develop students’ lifelong habits
 Promoted the growth of a community of learners who supported and encouraged one another
 Communicated classroom expectations and updates in a weekly newsletter to the families
 Participated in parent-teacher conferences
 Created a cross curricular activity connecting social studies and language arts
 Implemented the use of ipads to document and share student learning
 Designed a hands-on measurement unit including formative and summative assessments
 Tracked students’ progress using a variety of data collection methods
 Completed quarterly report cards using collected data
 Administered Fountas and Pinnell running records
 Analyzed student data to drive instruction and meet student needs

FALL 2013-FALL 2014


FIELD PLACEMENTS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS AND GRADE LEVELS
 READING RESOURCE ROOM, HALFMAN ELEMENTARY, MADISON DISTRICT PULBIC SCHOOLS
 1ST-3RD GRADE, FOUR CORNERS MONTESSORI ACADEMY, MADISON HEIGHTS, MI
 KINDERGARTEN, WALTON CHARTER ACADEMY, PONTIAC, MI
 2ND GRADE, WOODLAND ELEMENTARY, AVONDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT

RELATED EXPERIENCE
AUGUST 2012-PRESENT
SUPERVISOR & SWIM INSTRUCTOR, GOLDFISH SWIM SCHOOL, ROCHESTER
 Supervised up to eleven teachers while monitoring swimmers progress
 Managed all teacher training and development
 Instructed students learning to swim using a variety of methods
 Communicated students’ progress and built relationships with parents
 Maintained safety on deck by being fully aware of surroundings

SUMMER 2017
CAMP COUNSELOR, ARROW HEAD BIBLE CAMP
 Counseled 5 adults with developmental disabilities for 2 weeks
 Provided one-to-one care to an adult with developmental disabilities for a week
 Administered showers and ensured camper’s hygiene needs were met

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
SUMMER 2013, 2014, 2015
OU CARES FILM CAMP, OAKLAND UNIVERSITY, ROCHESTER
 Volunteered 75 hours helping children with autism create a film while maintaining appropriate behavior

MARCH 2007-JANUARY 2011


SAMARITAN HOUSE, WASHINGTON, MI
 Invested 400 hours helping families in the community
 Demonstrated organizational skills while working in the pantry

SKILLS
 Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  Organized
 Google Apps  Caring
 Smart Board  Committed to Student Success
 Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)