Teaching Experience

Long-Term Substitute – Preschool Classroom
Sharon Elementary School, Sharon, VT  |  October 2015 – December 2015
  • Lead classroom teacher with a classroom of ten preschoolers
  • Completed the fall TS Gold assessments
  • Conducted fall parent/teacher conferences
  • Created and maintained a daily blog with updates on classroom activities

Assistant Teacher – Primary Classroom (mixed ages 3-6yrs old)
The Montessori School, Hanover, NH  |  August 2014 – June 2015
  • Presented individual and small group lessons daily
  • Assisted with classroom management and individual student management
  • Helped prepare the materials and environment daily 
  • Attended staff meetings and parent/teacher conferences

Teacher Intern – Kindergarten Classroom
White River School, Hartford School District  |  January 2014 – June 2014
  • Taught in a self-contained, full-day kindergarten class
  • Designed UbD lessons
  • Designed a UbD kindergarten unit on neighborhoods
  • Taught a portion of each day
  • Taught two solo days and two solo weeks
  • Attended all staff meetings, parent conferences, EST meetings, IEP meetings, etc.

Teacher Intern – Fifth Grade Classroom
Dothan Brook School, Hartford School District  |  August 2013 – December 2013
  • Taught in a departmentalized 5th grade classroom
  • Designed and taught science and ELA UbD lessons
  • Taught parts of each day, two solo days, and one full solo week
  • Attended all staff meetings, parent conference, IEP meetings, etc

Substitute Teacher
Dothan Brook School, Hartford School District  |  October 2012 – June 2013
  • Classroom substitute teacher for grades K-5
  • Non-classroom substitute teacher for "specials," including P.E., library, and art
  • Aide for individual students requiring extra assistance throughout the day

Daycare Provider
In-home daycare  |  September 2007 – April 2008
  • Owned and operated a VT state registered in-home childcare center
  • Cared for six children total, two infants and four toddlers
  • Created a warm, loving, educational environment for the children in my care

Relevant Education

Upper Valley Teachers Institute
August 2013 - June 2014 
Full-time student
  • Competency-based teacher training program
  • Weekly seminars covering academic theory, learner development, and best practices
  • Two full-time classroom placements: 5th grade in the fall, kindergarten in the spring
  • Completed the New Hampshire IHE Teacher Common Assessment of Performance (TCAP) pilot program

Syracuse University - SI Newhouse School of Public Communications
August 1995 - May 1999
Earned a BS in Public Relations

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