Michael Triplett

TRIPLETTML@GMAIL.COM EDUCATION University of New England Master’s of Science in Education Concentration: Literacy K-12 Appalachian State University Bachelor of Science, English Concentration: Secondary Education Wilkes Community College Associate’s Degree Wilkes Central High School High School Diploma TEACHING EXPERIENCE North Wilkes High School Hays, NC Licensed Teacher, Mythology, Freshman, Junior, and Senior English August 2010 – Current • Used research-based teaching strategies form effective instructional teaching strategies • Worked to integrate different forms media into instructional practices in order to engage students • Worked with special education teachers to promote learning in inclusion classes • Developed educational practices by attending weekly PLCs (Professional Learning Community) • Led Professional development workshops related to technology in the classroom East Wilkes High School Rhonda, NC Licensed Teacher, Sophomore English December 2009 – May 2010 • Prepare lesson oriented toward improving student writing • Held conferences with students to help improve the individual’s writing • Incorporated technology to provide an enriched learning experience Student Teaching, Junior and Senior English August – December 2009 • Designed and taught varied lessons related to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, which kept students active and interested • Designed and taught lessons that required student involvement with technology • Effectively managed a classroom of 33 students, which included inclusion students • Worked one-on-one with students to improve writing West Wilkes High School Internship, Senior English • Taught mini-lessons aimed at improving grammar and writing skills • Worked one-on-one with students to improve writing Wilkesboro, NC January – April 2009 Biddeford, ME May 2012

Boone, NC December 2009 Wilkesboro, NC May 2007 Wilkesboro, NC June 1999

Parkway Elementary School Boone, NC Fifth Dimension Program, First, Second, Forth, and Fifth Grade August – December 2007 • Worked with students to help familiarize and get students comfortable with technology • Designed individual lessons to encourage interest in learning and developing new skills

WORK EXPERIENCE Wilkes County Schools English Teacher • Managed a class of 30 students • Worked one-on-one with students to achieve success • Maintained contact with parents as needed • Developed lesson plans that met North Carolina Standard Course of Study Lucy Brock Child Development Center Work Study, Pre-School • Assisted lead teachers with 18 pre-school children • Monitored student activities and showed interest in developing children HONORS Wilkes Community College Rotaract Club 2006-2007 • Outstanding Rotaract Leadership Wilkes Community College 2007 • Outstanding Student Leadership Award Ronda, NC December 2009 – Current

Boone, NC June 2008 – June 2009

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Academically and Intellectually Gifted Certified, Wilkes County Schools 2012 “Common Core and 21st Century Skills,” East Wilkes Middle School, January 2012 “Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Training,” Robin Roten, North Wilkes High School, January 2012 “NC Falcon (Moodle, Writing Assessments, and Writing Across the Curriculum,” North Wilkes High School, August – December 2011 “Boy Trouble? Best Practices for Teaching Boys,” Mr. HP & Susan Phipps, Reich College of Education, Friday, October 9, 2009 “Middle School Assessments,” Reich College of Education, Friday, October 9, 2009

TECHNICAL & SPECIAL SKILLS • • NCWise/Esis PBWorks Wikis • • • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Licensed Bus Drive Tennis Coach

References Available Upon Request