University of Massachusetts, Amherst Massachusetts
Master of Education, May •••••
Secondary Teacher Education Program, History
Randolph-Macon Womans College, Lynchburg, Virginia
Bachelor of Arts, May •••••
Major: History Minor: Religion Concentration: European History and Politics
Learning Styles, Springfield, Massachusetts
Tutor, January •••••present. Tutoring students with a variety of educational issues, including reading comprehension and organizational difficulties.
The MacDuffie School, Springfield, Massachusetts
Tutor, November •••••present. Tutoring students with learning disabilities in the Guided Study Program.
Teacher, September ••••• Taught Advanced Placement Modern European History, tenth grade Modern European History, and ninth grade History. Also organized the annual trip to Washington DC to visit the Holocaust Museum and tour of the city for Spring •••••
Educational Coordinator, ••••• Coordinated educational program for eighth grade students with several learning differences to meet IEP recommendations. Also served as a resource for and liaison between teachers, administrators, parents, and counselor while tutoring student one-on-one.
Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, •••••
Sexual Orientation Sensitivity Committee, ••••• Served as a fledgling member of committee dedicated to addressing the issue of sexual orientation at the school. In addition to addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning concerns, this committee conducted research both in-school and outside issues.
Learning Disability Support Services, University of Massachusetts
Tutor, Fall •••••Spring ••••• Tutored students with learning differences and disabilities in specific liberal arts class and in general study skills. Trained in specific strategies for the teaching and tutoring of learning disabled students
Student-Athlete Services, University of Massachusetts
Tutor, Spring ••••• Tutored athletes with learning differences and disabilities in general study skills.
Darrow School, New Lebanon, New York
Teacher, ••••• Taught tenth grade History, a Senior elective on Nazism and the Holocaust, and ESL history. Other responsibilities included coaching,
directing the recreational ski program, dorm parenting, tutoring, advising, and serving on several committees, including the Admissions Director Search Committee.
Teaching/Admissions Intern, ••••• Focused on learning/teaching in a boarding school atmosphere, worked in the admissions office, coached, tutored, advised, and served as a dorm parent.
Fazzi Associates Northampton, MA
Research Assistant, September ••••• - present. Focusing on specialty research for a home healthcare consulting firm. Other responsibilities include writing reports, compiling data and statistics, and presenting findings to president of company.
Botel Bailey Archaeological Site Dalbeattie, Scotland
Digger, Instructo,r Summer ••••• •••••
Organized and led students from the Darrow School, the MacDuffie School, and Hylton High School. Instructed them on proper digging techniques and site etiquette. Worked on Romano-Celtic roundhouse, fosse walls, manor house walls, various roads and pathways, and Medieval oven. Specifically focused on the removal of med pot from oven and the uncovering of cobbled surface surrounding oven.
Botel Bailey Archaeological Site, Dalbeattie, Scotland
Digger, Assistant Instructor, Summer •••••
Assisted in opening test trenches for Medieval castle and bailey site which was in its second year of operation. Also worked on continuous row of small and large
postholes which were, at the time, thought to be the rampart of the bailey in its early stages, approximately ••••• Also, began to assist in instruction on the site and basic work techniques with first year university students.
Whithorn Priory Whithorn, Scotland
Volunteer Digger, Summer •••••
Introduced to and learned to dig at this predominantly Medieval priory, pilgrimage site of St. Ninian. Worked on Roman roads, moved to cemetery where found first intact skeleton of the site. Remained in cemetery for approximately 3 weeks. Surveyed and leveled finds. Mapped features.
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hitory, european history, archaeology, research