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Alissa M.

N6790 865th Street Elk Mound, WI 54739 PH: (715) 308-4989

An elementary education teaching position which will allow me to inspire all students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.

Areas of Teaching Proficiency Include:  Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education, May 2014
 Lucy Calkins Writing Program  Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Excellence 2011-2014
 Daily 5 & CAFE Literacy Program  Maintained a 3.75 GPA while Employed Part-Time
 Math Expressions Curriculum  Skilled with SMART Board, Prezi, PowerPoint, Microsoft
 Responsive Classroom Model Publisher, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MimioStudio
 Restitution Model Notebook
 Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports  First Aid, BLS Training, CPR, Fire Safety, Management
(PBIS) Approach and Administration of Medicines Certifications
 Parent-Teacher Communication  Captain and Team Player in Menomonie High School
Basketball, Volleyball, and Softball
 Technology Integration
 BRC Second Team All-Conference Softball 2009
 Assessment and Individual Growth Records
 Coaching Experience in Youth Basketball and Softball
Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education - May 2014
University of Wisconsin-Stout – Menomonie, WI
Cumulative GPA: 3.75

First Grade Teacher
August 2014-Current
Sam Davey Elementary School-Eau Claire, WI
 Design, reflect upon, and implement lesson plans to meet the needs of all learners.
 Demonstrate consistent classroom management routines and offer guidance and support to all students.
 Maintain accurate records and update ELA Pensieve to report student academic outcomes.
 Collaborate around student data to design instructional plans to promote and support student learning.
 Communicate with families, staff, and children to sustain positive home-school relationships.
Assistant Teacher
March 2014 to April 2014
University of Wisconsin-Stout Child and Family Studies Center-Menomonie, WI
 Assist head teacher, lead small group learning, manage safety of children, and communicate with families.
 Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, equipment, and demonstrations.
 Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical or cognitive
Student Teacher
January 2014 to March 2014
University of Wisconsin – Stout Child and Family Studies Center-Menomonie, WI
 Implemented developmentally appropriate lesson plans in a Preschool classroom.
 Provided home-school communication through family letters, block plans, daily letters, and projects.

Student Teacher
November 2013 to January 2014
Northwood’s Elementary School-Eau Claire, WI
 Implemented developmentally appropriate lesson plans in a First Grade classroom.
 Collaborated with staff members to create positive learning objectives for students.
 Attended weekly professional development meetings along with IEP, PBIS, and Tier II meetings.

Student Teacher
September 2013 to November 2013
Mound View Elementary School-Elk Mound, WI
 Implemented and differentiated curriculum at the Kindergarten level to meet various student abilities.
 Reflected and discussed teaching experiences and accepted constructive feedback to enhance teaching strategies.
 Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers, and school administrators.
 Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.

Shining Stars Lead Teacher

June 2010 to June 2013 (Summer Program)
Menomonie Recreation Department-Menomonie, WI
 Plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons according to children’s needs.
 Instruct and support students with disabilities in a classroom setting by encouraging their artistic, creative, and cognitive abilities.
 Supervise children and stay alert for possible seizures and/or other physical, emotional, and behavioral situations that demand
immediate attention.
Jumpstart Lead Teacher
January 2008 To June 2013 (After School Program)
Menomonie Recreation Department-Menomonie, WI
 Provided a safe, nurturing learning environment for after school children from the Menomonie area.
 Supervised children, purchased groceries, prepared and provided snack, and interacted with children during activities and crafts.
 Maintained a calendar of special events, scheduled craft-making dates, and organized grocery items for snacks on a spreadsheet for the
upcoming month.

Youth Basketball Coach

January 2007 to March 2012
Menomonie Recreation Department-Menomonie, WI
 Maintained attendance records, divided teams according to skills assessment, organized drills, and maintained contact with staff and
 Helped children learn the fundamentals of basketball while encouraging social skills and group participation.

Assistant Teacher
November 2012 to December 2012
Our Savior’s Preschool-Menomonie, WI
 Assisted classroom teachers during large group, transitions, lunch, free play, and snack.
 Lead storytelling time and extended learning through developmentally appropriate lessons and activities.

Reference Relationship Years Known
Julie Stratton Previous Supervisor Eight
Recreation Supervisor
Menomonie Recreation Department
E4059 440th Avenue
Menomonie, WI 54751
Office: (715) 232-1664

Judy Gifford Previous Supervisor Three

Preschool Director
UW-Stout Child and Family Studies Center
N5126 410th Street
Menomonie, WI 54751
Office: (715) 232-2554
Cell: (715) 308-5860

Tamara Borcherding Preschool Director Six

Preschool Director
Our Savior’s Lutheran Preschool
N5971 270th Street
Menomonie, WI 54751
Home: (715) 235-6081

Angela Hellendrung Co-operating Teacher Two

Instructional Specialist
UW-Stout Child and Family Studies Center
1632 Mathews Street
Menomonie, WI 54751
Cell: (715) 505-0822

Liz Walsh Co-operating Teacher Two

First Grade Teacher
Northwood’s Elementary
3600 Northwoods Lane
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Cell: (715) 829-5095