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Janessa Juntilla

4939 N. Winthrop Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640 | (630)824-7595 | juntillajanessa@gmail.com


 
LICENSURE
Professional Educator License, Endorsed in English (9-12), expected December 2018

EDUCATION
DePaul University, Chicago, IL, expected December 2018
Bachelor of Arts in Secondary English Education; Minor in Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies
Honors: Summa Cum Laude (GPA: 3.86/4.0)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Lake View High School, Sophomore English & Speech, Chicago, IL, Autumn 2018
Student Teacher
• Collaborated with sophomore English course team in planning lessons to align with English department’s scope and sequence
• Prepared lessons independently for Speech elective course to develop students’ public speaking skills and empower their
voices
• Contributed to creation of summative assessments rooted in Common Core Standards to effectively measure students’ skills
• Differentiated instruction for team taught English classes by providing scaffolds for reading and varying texts based on
students’ IEP and 504 documentation
• Strengthened overall classroom management by implementing various techniques into daily instruction and conferencing with
students individually to improve student learning
• Created a safe and tolerant classroom environment that allowed students to share stories and be critical thinkers
• Continuously engaged in a cycle of teach, self-reflect, and adjust in order to grow and improve as a teacher

INTERACTIVE FIELD EXPERIENCE


Josephinum Academy, English Classes, Chicago, IL, Autumn 2017
• Worked individually with students struggling with reading to improve reading comprehension skills
Walter Payton College Prep, English Classes, Chicago, IL, Autumn 2016
• Gained experience on teaching methods through observing various English teachers and courses in order to understand and
implement classroom management

TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE


DePaul University’s Vincentian Community Service Office (VCSO), Chicago, IL, May 2016 – June 2018
Vincentian Outreach and Formation Intern
• Facilitate class visits to inform students about service opportunities available through VCSO
• Coordinate cross-program recruitment and promotion efforts to expand VCSO community
• Imagine and develop new methods to connect with under-represented students and groups

AWARDS & ACTIVITIES


• St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen Assistant, June 2016-June 2018
• Synergy Dance Company Social Media Chair, June 2016-June 2017
• VCSO Service Immersion Program Leader, Spring 2017
• DePaul Community Service Association Coordinator, August 2015-January 2017

SKILLS & INTERESTS


• Conversational in French and Filipino dialects
• Interested in extracurricular activities, specifically dance, as well as community service and social justice programs