Resume

Education

  • M. A. in English Composition and Rhetoric, Wright State University, 2013
  • M. Ed. in Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 2008, 4.0 GPA
  • B. A. in English, The Ohio State University, 2007 3.9 GPA

Certification

  • Ohio 2-year provisional teaching license, Integrated Language Arts, 7-12

Professional Experience

Wright State University: Dayton, OH; 2011-13

Graduate Teaching Assistant: first-year college composition (ENG 101 & 102)
ENG 101: Taught analytical, summary, and evaluative writing; developed active learning activities to foster student engagement; employed writing process emphasizing prewriting and revision.
ENG 102: Taught critical research paper and attendant skills: finding & evaluating secondary sources, research topic and thesis development, information reporting, argumentation strategies, MLA and APA citation techniques, and proposal writing.

Trotwood Madison High School: Trotwood, OH; 2010

Long-term Substitute: math OGT intervention
Wrote lessons aligned with Ohio standards; assessed student work; maintained/calculated grades using Progress Book; managed classroom; coordinated instructional transition with regular teacher.

Russia Local School: Russia, OH; 2008-9

Long-term Substitute: English 9-12, Grammar & Composition
Taught The Miracle Worker, Fahrenheit 451, Speak, Lord of the Flies and writing processes.
Held writing workshops and conferences; wrote lessons aligned with Ohio standards and relevant textual themes; assessed student work; maintained/calculated grades using Progress Book; managed classroom; coordinated instructional transition with regular teacher.

Trotwood Madison High School: Trotwood, OH; 2009

Long-term Substitute: English 9, Mystery & Crime Literature
Taught short stories, works by Edgar Allen Poe.
Wrote lessons aligned with Ohio standards and relevant textual themes; assessed student work; maintained/calculated grades using Progress Book; managed classroom; coordinated instructional transition with regular teacher.

Trotwood-Madison, Milton-Union, and Troy High Schools

Substitute Teacher: 2008-2011
Implemented sub lessons; managed classroom.

Thomas Worthington High School: Worthington, OH; 2008

Student Teacher: English 10, Introduction to Journalism
Taught Shakespeare's Julius Caesar; research writing and attendant skills: acquisition of research techniques, critical thinking processes, and MLA formatting standards; journalistic style, grammar, and history.
Assisted production of school's award-winning newspaper, The Phoenix.

Honors & Awards

  • ETS Recognition of Excellence, Praxis II English Language, Literature, and Composition: Content Knowledge Examination
  • ETS Recognition of Excellence, Praxis II Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 Examination


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