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Amanda Hoffman Arnett

8324 Prophet Acres Road Fairplay, Maryland 21733 arnetama@wcps.k12.md.us 301-991-4227


Objective

To broaden my knowledge of best practices in reading instruction. To synthesis the information to enable students in
developing a lifelong love of reading. To illuminate the perspective of reading from a mundane chore to a higher level
thinking process that encourages each student to interact with the text. I aspire to continue to grow as a learner through
knowledge, application, and reflection. I am committed to guiding and motivating colleagues to best serve our students.

Professional Experience
Third Grade Teacher 8/2016-Present
Emma K. Doub Elementary Hagerstown, Maryland
• Teacher of the Year Nominee 2016-2017
• Rated “Highly Effective” each year of teaching since my return in 2016.
• Enrolled to complete Developing Teacher Leadership (MSDE Course #17-21-05) in July with Annie Anders
• Participate in County Professional Development opportunities with fidelity.
• School Improvement Team 2017-Present
o Analyze data to identify areas of focus within the School Improvement Plan.
• Apple Certified Teacher at an Apple Distinguished School
o Incorporate technology into a blended learning environment to allow differentiated opportunities to build
understanding in integrated content areas.
Third Grade Teacher 08/2003-06/2007
Pangborn Elementary Hagerstown, Maryland
 Demonstration Teacher 2 yrs. 2005-2007
o Guided struggling teachers within the county on various aspects of effective teaching.
o Modeled effective teaching practices.
 Team Leader 2 yrs. 2004-2006
o Analyze data to form flexible groupings to individualize instruction to increase proficiency
o Led weekly team meetings to ensure continuity through subjects and classrooms
 School Improvement Team 2004-2006
o Analyze data to develop the annual school budget by implementing effective programs, thus enabling
adjustments required to increase proficiency of various subgroups to increase overall success.
o Advocate for needs of grade level team and individual students.
 Team Leader for PBIS Exemplary School 2 yrs. 2004-2006
o Assisted the Assistant Principal in writing a grant to fund PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and
Support)
o Developed a school wide behavior plan
o Led professional development to educate teachers on implementation of PBIS

Student Teacher—Grade One 01/2003-05/2003


Bester Elementary Hagerstown, Maryland

Education and Credentials


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Elementary Education May 2003
McDaniel College Westminster, Maryland

Ongoing MSDE Credits 2005-Present


• Process and Acquisitions of Reading 5/2/05
• Materials for Reading 5/9/13
• Assessment for Reading Instruction 5/13/15

Maryland Certification: Elementary Education 1-6 Valid 07/01/2015-06/30/2020


Highly Qualified

Associations
 NCTM; ASCD; Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society

References
1. Raegon Clutz
Principal Emma K. Doub
Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-766-8130
clutzrae@wcps.k12.md.us

Mr. Clutz is the principal at Emma K. Doub from 2016-present.

2. Carly Pumphrey
Principal Clear Spring Elementary
12627 Broadfording Road
Clear Spring, MD 21722
301-766-8074
pumphcar@wcps.k12.md.us

Mrs. Pumphrey was my supervisor 2016-2017. She completed 2 observations—both reading.

3. Annie Anders
Lead Teacher & Technology Coordinator Barbara Ingram School for the Arts
7 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-766-8840
anderann@wcps.k12.md.us

Mrs. Anders was my mentor and lead teacher 2016-2017.