To secure a position as an elementary or elementary bilingual teacher, preferably in the primary grades.
Texas Lutheran University 1997-2001
Degree: BA in Multidisciplinary Studies Specialization: Spanish
Graduation: May 2001 ExCET Test: Passed
Small group and 1-on-1 work with students
HTML and web pages
Jefferson Elementary School, Seguin, Texas
First Grade, Bilingual
Small group instruction within learning centers
Daily activities such as calendar and interactive writing
Writing lesson plans to follow the curriculum
Adjusting for special needs students such as LEP and hearing impaired
Classroom observations in the Seguin Independent School District included grades 1-3 Bilingual, 8 Spanish, music, and physical education. Responsibilities included observing teacher behavior, observing student response, and applying new strategies in small group or one-on-one situations with students.
Camp Counselor at Sonrise Lutheran Ministries Pottersville, New York
Responsibilities included planning activities on a week-by-week basis, first-aid certification, group counseling techniques in an informal setting, and daily reflection on events in a staff meeting.
Summer Camp teacher at Country Home Learning Center San Antonio, Texas
Responsibilities included planning weekly activities, math and reading instruction, field trip planning and supervision, classroom management, and daily contact with students’ parents.
Granada, Spain with Central College Abroad (Central College, Iowa)
Included orientation period, classes conducted in Spanish, living with a host family, and travel across southern Spain.
Tutoring students in English
Granada, Spain September-December 1999
Responsibilities included assisting with homework and practice in spoken English.
Leadership position in a fraternal organization
Reisterstown, Maryland 1996-1997
Responsibilities included running regular meetings, planning and conducting activities, assigning duties to members for a 6-month term, and acting as a representative of the organization.
Texas Student Education Association/Texas Student Teachers’ Association 2000-2001
University level of Texas Education Association.
References:References to be furnished upon request.