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Amanda Marie Wolfe

wolfe015@cougars.csusm.edu 1355 Rubenstein Ave. Cardiff, CA 92007 Cell: 760.707.6392


Qualifications
Student centered educational philosophy Skilled in facilitation techniques Knowledgeable about subject matter Biology

Well developed communications skills Skilled in Technogogy integration of technology in to my pedagogy (amandastechnogogy422.blogspot.com/)

Professional Development
Teacher Training in Conservation Biology San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research Life Sciences Summer Institute in Biotechnology San Diego Workforce Partnership, Inc. National Conference on Science Education , San Francisco, CA National Science Teachers Association Rick Morris Student Engagement 2.0 Dr. Fran Chadwick - Theatre in the Classroom CSUSM College of Education Professional Development Seminars

July 25th -27th, 2011 July 7th -21st,2011 March 10th 13th, 2011 February 28th, 2011 February 25th, 2011

Single Subject Credential Program Biology California State University San Marcos GIS Course Work Palomar College

Education

August 2010 June 2011 Jan 2009 - Dec. 2010 August 2003-May 2004 Completed June 2003

Post Baccalaureate course work Humboldt State University - Natural Resources Department B.A. Biology and Environmental Studies California State University San Marcos

Work Experience
Clinical Practice II Poway, CA March 2011-June 2011 Mount Carmel High School Poway Unified School District Taught 2 classes of 9th grade Biology, and Human Biology Highlight Physiology of Disease Prezi Project with Human Biology class: http://humanbioii.blogspot.com/ Clinical Practice I San Marcos, CA October 2010 December 2010 High Tech High North County Collaborative teaching of 3classes of 11th grade Biology Units included Genetics and Human Physiology and Anatomy Highlight class field trip to Palomar College data collection of physiological response and cadaver demonstration Project Manager San Diego, CA June 2009 Sept. 2010 Soil Ecology & Restoration Group San Diego State University Research Foundation Managed team of research assistants in restoration field work, monitoring, and native seed collection and propagation Produced work plans and reports for projects managed, tracked expenses, data analysis and GIS mapping (ESRI Arc View) Recycled Products Cooperative Encinitas, CA Program Associate Managed accounts and company databases, and conducted basic accounting using Quick Books Educated members on how to conserve resources and provided customer service Promoted the Cooperative through quarterly newsletter, brochures, press releases, and networking Oct. 2007 Jan. 2009

wolfe015@cougars.csusm.edu

Cell: 760.707.6392

Amanda Marie Wolfe


wolfe015@cougars.csusm.edu 1355 Rubenstein Ave. Cardiff, CA 92007 Cell: 760.707.6392
U.S. Peace Corps Morocco, Provinces of Errachidia and Ifrane March 2005 - June 2007 Natural Resources and Community Development Volunteer Carried-out needs assessment in rural communities in collaboration with the Moroccan ministry counterparts Facilitated the organization of a Womens Literacy Program for the community of Ben Smim Lead capacity-building workshops with Womens Cooperatives Aided the organization of a young womens leadership camp benefiting girls from underprivileged communities Served as committee member and trainer for the Volunteer Support Network U.S. Peace Corps Morocco, Province Ouarzazate March 2005 May 2005 Peace Corps Volunteer Trainee Trained in community needs assessment and priority ranking, facilitation, cultural sensitivity, community integration, Arabic and Tamazight dialects. Additional in-service training in project development, management, and evaluation Dixon Marine Services, Inc. Inverness, CA Aug. 2004 Feb. 2005 Biological Monitoring Internship, Montezuma Wetlands Project, Birds Landing, CA Sampled and Monitored soil, water, flora, and fauna on restoration site, prepared samples for lab analyses Analyzed and prepared data and reports for restoration sites, calibrated and maintained monitoring equipment Assisted in catch and release survey of Endangered Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Gothic, CO July 2004 Aug. 2004 Field Research Assistant Assisted PhD candidate in study on bumblebee life history and plant/pollinator dependencies in alpine meadows. Skills utilized; plant, pollinator and pollen identification, mark and release on bumblebees to estimate populations, literature research, and data entry. Mad River Slough Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Project Arcata, CA Sept. 2003- Feb. 2004 Rotational Grazing Assistant Monitored grazing activity, health of animals and timed movements of herd in a rotational grazing management project to promote short grass habitat for migrating water fowl. Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Carlsbad, CA Oct. 2000-June 2003 Nature Center Coordinator Organized and ran monthly lagoon clean-ups and invasive plant removals (30-60+ volunteers) Presented progress reports on various projects to the Board, completed trail sign project for all lagoon entrances Coordinated volunteers for projects and activities, and recorded and prepared Board meeting minutes

Volunteer Experience
North County Coastal Food Not Lawns Community Group Encinitas, CA February 2008- August 2009 Organized community building events that raised awareness of local food production and provided opportunities to share gardening and food growing techniques Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Carlsbad, CA Oct. 2000-June 2003 Led nature walks around the reserve for the public and visiting schools and coordinated small fundraising activities Cal State San Marcos Environmental Club San Marcos, CA Feb. 2001- May 2002 Served as vice president and president. Organized events on and off campus to promote environmental awareness, including fairs, film screenings, discussion groups, speakers, fundraisers, and beach clean-ups.

Languages
Tamazight - (Native Moroccan Language) Fluent in dialects of the Atlas Mountains and Saharan regions Moroccan Arabic - Intermediate High: Oral exit exam from Peace Corps, Novice in reading and writing script French - Intermediate with ongoing study and practice Spanish Beginning study

wolfe015@cougars.csusm.edu

Cell: 760.707.6392