A teaching position in a school seeking an extraordinary education record of successful students, exceeding State targets and enthusiastic community relations.
Summary of Qualifications
Optimistic educator with •••••+ years teaching at the elementary, middle, high-school, and college levels. Management, editing, writing, book-reviewing, coordination, and researching skills.
New York State Certification in Elementary Education.
Dynamic and flexible substitute teacher for numerous schools, grades K•••••
Instructed sixth grade students with reading groups and writing projects. Participated in weekly teacher/principal in cabinet meetings, in teacher in-service, and in open house.
Initiated study with English/Writing professor and taught writing to college Freshmen.
Explored second grade in a community Vermont school.
Guided and assessed elementary remedial-reading students using a variety of strategies, evaluation, and phonics.
Provided educational support for physically and emotionally traumatized children.
Judged international educational program for students K-college called Odyssey of the Mind.
. Strengthened a fund-raising campaign raising money ($•••••) for a No-Kill cat shelter.
. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook Express, Power-Point, and with Amazon Kindle.
Extensive experience with editing, book-reviewing, and with writing fiction and non-fiction.
Coordinated interviews and book-reviews, compiled press-releases, evaluated manuscripts deciding whether they should move up to the editor-in-chief, executed projects for publishers, and created blog entries for publishers.
Created and organized a writers web-site and blog.
Guest-speaker at elementary and middle schools, and on college radio as a writer.
Investigated and published public-awareness concerns.
*Various Public Schools in Warren, Washington, •••••Present
Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus Counties
Substitute Teacher, K•••••
*Cassadaga Valley Central School 9 years
Teacher-Aide, Scribe, 4th, 7th,8th,
•••••th, •••••th grades
* Hallmark, Queensbury, NY
* Yankee One-Dollar
Education & Training
Castleton State College, Castleton, VT May •••••
Bachelor of Arts
Concentration: Childrens Literature
Preparation: Elementary Education,
NY State Certification #•••••
*Taking NY State certification to teach high-school English soon.
Minor: Writing (UCLA in part)
Honors: Cum Laude
Award: Theodore Manning Steele Scholarship
Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY
A.A.S., Human Services
Concentration: Early Childhood/Counseling.
The level of maturity was raised because of •••••s high expectations in academic and social skills. (On teaching 6th grade Egypt unit)
•••••Professor of Education
She truly knows the students she works with as individuals and cares about them in a personal and understanding way while still maintaining the professional distance that is often lacking in inexperienced teachers.
•••••th Grade Teacher/Track and Field Coach
Her supervisor was very complimentary of Chris ability to be an almost entirely self-directed colleague.
•••••Professor of English/Writing
A model of professionalism and courtesy.
•••••College Library Supervisor
She has been indefatigable in completing all of the duties required of that position.
I appreciated her ability to work with varied personalities. Most particularly, I appreciated her ability to not only take direction, but to out-perform my expectations of her in every area.
Chris was a serious student, a hard-working student, whose eagerness to learn is complemented quite well by the wealth of experiences she has had in her life.
•••••Professor of English/Writing
I have not seen a more well prepared and professional student-teacher.
•••••th Grade Teacher/Track & Field Coach
In all her interactions, she was a credit to the company.
Education, Publishing, Writing