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KG Kelly Gulsrud

CAREER To obtain a position as an Elementary School Teacher that will


utilize my strong dedication to children’s development and to
OBJECTIVE their educational needs.

CERTIFICATION PROFILE

STATE OF ARIZONA & WISCONSIN  Early Childhood Aide who excels in cultivating and maintaining positive
and productive relationships with all educational stakeholders
Teacher License
including parents, students, administrators, and the community.
(Will Complete WI Teaching
License this summer)  Strong instructional leader with significant education experience and
solid foundation in best practices for all content areas.
 Skilled practitioner who continues to expand knowledge of current best
practices through professional development and builds a network of
EDUCATION diverse colleagues.
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN
PSYCHOLOGY with Counseling
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Emphasis
Viterbo University EARLY CHILDHOOD AIDE | RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
La Crosse, WI | May 2002 AUG. 2011 - PRESENT | RICHLAND CENTER, WI
 4K teaching assistant in an inclusive education classroom
MASTERS OF ART OF EDUCATION
 Establish positive rapport with students, parents, critical family
IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION K-8
members, and educational stakeholders
Grand Canyon University  Enhance student engagement for learning through maintaining a
Phoenix, AZ | APR 2018 collaborative learning classroom environment
 Observe, assist in planning, co-teach, and assess practice to inform and
modify instruction for class with many levels of ability.
 Assist in performing classroom benchmark assessments

LEAD TEACHER| PLAYFUL KIDS LEARNING CENTER


CONTACT ME AUG. 2010 – AUG. 2011 | MADISON, WI
 Designed, planned and implemented math, reading, writing and social
skills lessons for small groups of varying skill levels ages 6-12
608.604.6332
 Responsible for classroom accreditation
 Developed and wrote student progress reports
 Established positive rapport with parents, students, and staff members
gulsrudk@yahoo.com
 Provided an environment that was educationally and socially rich
 Participated in monthly staff meetings
https://gulsrudkteaching
portfolio.weebly.com/ DAY CARE PROVIDER, OWNER| RICHLAND CENTER, WI
 Organized and ran in-home day care
25176 County Hwy Y
 Created financial, schedule, and daily communication forms
Richland Center, WI 53581
 Provided an environment that was educationally rich
KG Kelly Gulsrud
CAREER To obtain a position as an Elementary School Teacher that will
utilize my strong dedication to children’s development and to
OBJECTIVE their educational needs.

AWARDS EXPERIENCE CONTINUED

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVER MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL | THE FAMILY & CHILDREN’S CENTER
The Family & Children’s Center SEPT. 2006 - JAN 2007 | VIROQUA, WI
| 2007  Case manager for 12-17 At-Risk Youth, responsible for all aspects of
program management
 Responsible for maintaining state funding
 Oversight of all aspects of youth’s performance, progress,
compliance/non-compliance, and goals set within the program
 Daily communication with stakeholders: parents, teachers, social
workers, and police
 Organized monthly staff meetings regarding youth’s progress/plan
EXPERTISE of action in the areas of school, home, and day treatment
 Facilitated/co-facilitated groups daily in the areas of: social skills,
Whole Class / Small Group Instruction
anger management, corrective thinking, and recreational therapy
Creative Lesson Planning
Classroom Management
TEAM LEADER| THE FAMILY & CHILDREN’S CENTER
Guided Reading
Technology Integration JAN. 2004 - SEPT 2006 | VIROQUA, WI
Student Assessment  Responsible for coordinating all transportations to and from the
Cooperative Instruction facility
Literature Circles  Supervised and created a weekly schedule for 5-8 staff members
Parent-Teacher Communication  Organized after-hour detention program for Alternative School, as
well as, surrounding School Districts
 Trained Staff in Crisis Intervention
 Provided Crisis Intervention for troubled youth, including daily
exposure to physically aggressive students
KG Kelly Gulsrud
CAREER To obtain a position as an Elementary School Teacher that will
utilize my strong dedication to children’s development and to
OBJECTIVE their educational needs.

TECHNICAL SKILLS OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

Smart Board STUDENT TEACHER | DOUDNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Smart Notebook JAN. 2018 – APR. 2018 | RICHLAND CENTER, WI

Electronic Presentation  Developed lessons and provided instruction in a 4TH grade classroom
of 17 students: CCSS learning standards and grade level expectations
Social Media  Established rapport with students, parents, critical family members,
Kahoot and educational stakeholders
 Enhanced student engagement for learning through maintaining a
collaborative learning classroom environment
 Observed, planned, taught, and assessed practice to inform and
PROFESSIONAL
modified instruction for a class with many levels of ability.
DEVELOPMENT  Engaged students in meaningful lessons through the use of
technology
Ethics and Burnout in the
Mental Health Profession
Managing Threatening
Confrontations, I & II PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention


Suspected Child Abuse &
Neglect: Mandatory
Reporting
Midwest Conference on
Child Sexual Abuse Lisa Stafford Lora Schultz
Lead Teacher 4th Grade Teacher
Dimensions & Interactions Richland School District Richland School District
of Diversity 608.647.2511 608.647.8971
Disruptive Behavior stal@ricland.k12.wi.us schl@richland.k12.wi.us
Disorders in Children &
Adolescents
Trauma, PTSD, and Traumatic Grief:
Practical Assessments & Janice Turben Darlene Meiners
Interventions Vernon County Sheriff’s Department Counselor
Former Family & Children’s Center Oak Tree Child and Family Services
Children of Violence Employee 608.215.7767
608.606.0949
Self-Harm and Self-Mutilate
jantur@hotmail.com
Anxiety Disorders: Research,
Diagnosis, & Treatment