Skilled elementary teacher with a focus on improving student performance by creating a positive learning environment and implementing engaging lessons. Excels at collaborating with students, parents, colleagues, and administrators alike.
Creative instruction style
Organized and detailed
Personable and approachable
Study abroad programs
Clear communicator of complex ideas
America Reads/America Counts TutorSep 2015 - Dec 2016 Illinois State University Financial Aid OfficeNormal, IL
Tutored school-age children in a one-on-one and classroom setting in literacy and math.
Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.
Created and taught engaging math lessons and activities.
Admissions AmbassadorSep 2013 - Dec 2016 Illinois State University Office of AdmissionsNormal, IL
Led prospective university students on tours of Illinois State University.
Educated students and parents about the university.
Worked on a professional team of peers and superiors.
Bachelor of Science in Education: Elementary EducationMay 2017 Illinois State UniversityNormal, IL
Received Middle School endorsements in Math, Reading, Language Arts, and Social Science
Recipient of Presidential Scholarship
Recipient of Mary Alice Katsche Award for Elementary Education, 2015
Recipient of The Class of 1932 Endowed Scholarship, 2015
Recipient of Anne "Kiki" Wood Endowed Scholarship, 2016