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Danica Thornburg 

Enthusiastic elementary education teaching candidate with a commitment to 

developing a safe and secure learning environment. Passionate about 
student-to-student learning and interaction. 

Winona State University - Rochester — Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education   
Anticipated May 2018 

The Elementary Education Program is a two year program through Winona State University - Rochester that 
focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Ethnographers of Language, Global Studies, 
and Action Research. It also provides ample opportunities for clinical practice, data collection, and learning 
about students and their cultures. 

Riverside Central Elementary School: 2nd Grade —  
6 Weeks • Fall 2017 
● Managed classroom expectations and student behavior. 
● Worked one-on-one and in small groups with students  
who needed extra support with di erent concepts. 
techniques used for below, on and above level students. 
● Designed and taught lessons in mathematics, reading,  
and language arts. 
● Maximized use of EnVoy, nonverbal behavioral strategies 
used to increase classroom management e ectiveness. 

REM Woodvale Inc., Kasson, MN — Direct Support Professional 
October 2016 - PRESENT 

● Supported the diverse needs of clients, including those with traumatic brain injuries, vision 
impairments, mild to severe cognitive/physical disabilities, and behavior disorders. 
● Cultivated relationships with clients to better support their overall health and well-being. 

Zumbro Education District, Byron, MN — Paraprofessional 

July 2017 - August 2017 // June 2012 - August 2012 

● Instructed students with developmental cognitive delays, fetal alcohol syndrome, epilepsy, and other 
learning disabilities. 
● Provided reading, language arts and social sciences support in a self-contained classroom. 
● Led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth. 

Good Earth Village, Spring Valley, MN — High School Programs Leader & Camp Counselor 
May 2016 - August 2016 // May 2015 - August 2015 // May 2014 - August 2014 // May 2013 - August 2013 

● Developed and implemented new programing to attract a higher number of high school campers, 
while providing them with valuable and meaningful opportunities. 
● Fostered reasoning and problem solving through active exploration games and activities. 
● Adjusted programming to fit the unique needs and learning styles of individual campers.