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Franchesca Beningo

3549 Morgan Rd. Gaylord, MI 49735 • f.beningo@gmail.com • (989) 619-3409

Education
Alma College - Alma, MI Anticipated December 2018
Bachelor of Science, GPA: 3.85/4.0
Major: Secondary Education, Biology, Minor: Chemistry
MTTC Certification Anticipated January 2019

Teaching Development
Forest Hills Eastern – Grand Rapids, MI Fall 2018
Student Teaching (9th-12th); Cooperating Teacher: Dolores Keeley
 Taught an experiential anatomy course including preparation, instruction, and grading in addition to synthesizing activities
 Prepared and implemented lessons, graded, and designed a water quality project for a freshman biology class
Ithaca High School – Ithaca, MI Winter 2018 Commented [fb1]: Use semesters in your teaching
Teaching Placement (9th-12th); Cooperating Teacher: Todd Slater development section
 Observed 9-12th grade Anatomy and Biology while taking note of teaching practices and implementation Commented [fb2]: Teaching Placement
E-Stem Summer Camp - Alma, MI June 2018, July 2018, July 2017
Commented [fb3R2]:
Teaching Assistant(6th-11th); Cooperating Teacher: Lisa Parsons
 Co-taught an explorational and innovation-based chemistry workshop making brush bots and learning about electrochemistry Commented [fb4]: Add your cooperating teacher on this
 Co-taught a week long experimental design and exploration project: The Chemistry of Airbags line to condense
 Took charge of students outside of the classroom, as well as designing activities for them
Breckenridge Middle School - Breckenridge, MI Fall 2017
Teaching Placement (6th-7th); Cooperating Teacher: Bethany Wolfgang
 Prepared and taught two lessons and designed a unit in which the lessons could be taught in the future
 Observed life science taking note of teaching practices and assisting students while they worked
Bright Family - Gaylord, MI July 2017 - August 2017
Tutor
 Prepared lessons and worked one on one with a student twice a week to improve their 7th grade math skills
Community Development Center - Phang Nga, Thailand June 2017
Volunteer; Teacher
 Prepared lessons and taught English and agriculture four days a week to children ages 10-15
 Received 1.5 hour TEFL course with additional trainings, inputs, lesson observations, and feedback sessions
Alma High School - Alma, MI Winter 2017
Placement; Cooperating Teacher: Lisa Parsons
 Observed 9th-12th grade chemistry while frequently aiding in labs and with student work
Alma College Center for Student Opportunity - Alma, MI January 2016 - May 2017
Tutor
 Assisted college aged students in general chemistry, biology, and organic chemistry at least once a week
Treasure House Orphanage - Nadi, Fiji June 2016
Volunteer
 Taught children ages 2-10 English lessons in addition to helping with chores, re-painting the children’s bedrooms, and
spending quality time with the children.
 Tutored older children, ages 10-13, in their school work in addition to spending time with them

Employment Experience
Firefly Learning Center-Alma, MI June 2018 - August 2018
ABA Technician
 Implemented behavior programs and treatment plans for children with autism both in home and center-based
 Planned lessons and activities to help clients gain the life skills needed to navigate day to day life independently
 40 hour Registered Behavior Technician Training, Central Reach
Franchesca Beningo
3549 Morgan Rd. Gaylord, MI 49735 • f.beningo@gmail.com • (989) 619-3409

Alma College Heritage Center - Alma, MI September 2016 - August 2018
Light and Sound Operator
 Operated lights, sound, projector, and spotlight for various performances
 Set up for and tear down of all equipment for performances
Alpine Professional Answering Service - Gaylord, MI June 2012 - August 2017
Telephone Operator
 Answered all calls for over 100 businesses the company served
 Logged all calls made and received while following each company’s protocol
Alma College Chemistry Department - Alma, MI January 2016 - May 2016
Student Assistant; Cooperating Teacher: Dr. Melissa Strait
 Graded assignments for general chemistry
Harding Family - Gaylord, MI June 2015 - August 2015
Nanny
 Cared for three children which required meal preparation, transportation, and educational opportunities
 Responsible for house cleanliness

Certifications
Bloodborne Pathogens, Global Compliance Network Training September 2018
Active Shooter, Global Compliance Network Training September 2018
Allergy Management, Global Compliance Network Training September 2018
FERPA, Global Compliance Network Training September 2018
Seclusion and Restraint, Global Compliance Network Training September 2018
Sexual Harassment, Global Compliance Network Training September 2018
State and Federal Laws: K12-MI, Global Compliance Network Training September 2018
HIPAA Basics, Improving MI Practices June 2018
Limited English Proficiency, Improving MI Practices June 2018
Recipient Rights, Community Mental Health for Central Michigan June 2018
Cultural Competency: Working with LGBTQ Youth, Improving MI Practices June 2018
Person Centered Planning with Children, Adults, and Families, Improving MI Practices June 2018
Google Certified Educator Level 1, Google for Education March 2018
First Aid, AED, CPR, American Red Cross December 2017

Involvement
Forgotten Children of Eastern Europe September 2015 - May 2018
Alma College Theater Dept. September 2014 - May 2018
The Vibrant Vocals September 2016 - December 2017
Climate Action Change Network October 2015 - September 2017
Amnesty International September 2015 - May 2016
Bible Study September 2015 - May 2016

Volunteerism
Alma College Alternative Breaks - Alma, MI
 Homelessness Awareness - Nashville, TN January 2018
 Animal Welfare - Harland, KY January 2016
 Urban Farming Initiative - Detroit, MI October 2015
 Ronald McDonald House/St. Jude’s Hospital - Memphis, TN December 2014