Resume

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EDUCATION
2009 – present       Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
                                    Major: Chemistry   Minor: Mathematics
                                    University of Regina, Regina, SK
                                    Completion April 2014
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2012                     Learning Improvement Teams with Prairie South School Division, Internship Seminar, Officer of Treaty Commissionaire Workshop, National Science Teacher Association National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Food Safe Certificate
2014                    New Teacher Conference presented by the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation, Chinook School Division Mentor Program
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TEACHING AND INSTRUCTING SKILLS AND ABILITIES
-have taught a variety of subjects in middle school and senior mathematics and sciences, including Chemistry and Biology
worked collaboratively with four other teachers to produce a professional musical production during internship
effectively use the E Learning Cycle (engage, explore, explain, expand, evaluate), inquiry and ABC (activity before content) strategies to create engaging and hands on learning experiences for my students
– lessons are planned to anticipate problems and ensure student success
– evaluation practices are varied, student focused and consistent with my lessons
– classroom work and assignments are designed to be meaningful to student learning
-proficient at incorporating meaningful and accessible technology to enhance learning
-ability to bridge theory and practice by incorporating the most effective teaching strategies, dependent on the content
effective classroom management that stems from mutually respectful relationships with students
ambition to take on new challenges such as new content and extracurricular activities
actively engaged in a personal learning network through twitter, blogs and journals to stay current in the field of education
addresses student needs by offering extra help, differentiated assessments and adapted learning environments
uses questioning and discussions to foster a higher level of thinking and metacognition
– participated and was actively engaged in the first year mentorship program offered through Chinook School Division
–  focused on giving students the tools to do their best in the school environment, by finding their strengths and preferred study habits
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 Substitute Teaching:           May 2014- June 2014, September 2015- May 2016, December 2016- Present
 School Division:              Chinook School Division
Science Teacher:               September2014 – June, 2015
School:                                 Ponteix School,  Ponteix, SK
Assignment:                      Senior Science Teacher, Full Time Permanent
                                                Physical Science 20, Health Science 20, Science 7, Science 9, Science 10,
                                                Biology 30 and Chemistry 30
Responsibilities:
-developed, taught, and assessed units in all listed subjects
-assisted students in building a portfolio to present to parents in three way conferences
-assisted with student representative council, various sporting events, grad events and the Missoula Music Theater
-documented summative assessments on MapleWood
-offered extra help to students on a daily basis by offering appointments and study sessions
– continued to develop the concept of POE fairs, a type of mini science fair that allows students to become an expert in a science topic
– participated in PLCs by studying engagement in my classroom, responding to the feedback, and seeing a steady increase in engagement data
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RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Club O2 Director      May 2016- November 2016          
                                      Carnival Cruise Lines
– Sole responsibility of programming and execution of activities for 20-250 teens per cruise
– Focused on creating an environment for teens to build relationships with me and each other
– Worked closely with security to provide a safe environment
– Worked closely with entertainment to provide a memorable vacation for teens
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RELATED VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
 2005 – 2012                    Childcare Provider and Youth Group Leader
                                            Trailview Alliance Church
Swift Current, SK
2009, 2010                         Female Counselor
                                              West Bank Bible Camp, Swift Current, SK
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ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS
Interests:                            volunteering, music (piano, bass, saxophone, vocal), student leadership council,                                                  traveling
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