Enthusiastic future educator with superb leadership and communication skills that have been practiced in many settings. These settings include my pre-internship, praticums, tutoring students of all ages, and being a 21st Century summer leader in Battle Creek, MI for multiple years. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration with many different backgrounds. Mature future educator that excels with remaining professional. Adapts to new technology, situations with parents, families, students, and administrators with ease. I have taken many classes and participated in programs that required me to create effective lesson plans and manage a classroom. Dedicated educator committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, and supportive for all students.
Literacy Tutor01/2016 to CurrentMcGinnis Reading CenterKalamazoo, MI
Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
Established clear objectives for all lessons and provided immediate feedback to my student.
Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
Collaborated with two literacy coaches to create and implement lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
First Year Seminar Co-Instructor08/2014 to CurrentWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MI
Helping first year students' transition into their first semester at WMU by serving as a mentor and co-facilitating a classroom twice a week.
I serve as a positive role model and overall leader for all first year students.
This position allows me to create multiple lesson plans, provide students with a variety of on campus resources, and teach them how to become culturally competent.
Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
Intern and Student Ambassador01/2013 to CurrentOffice of Admissions at Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MI
Taking prospective WMU students on a tour of campus with a positive attitude and having knowledge about all of the resources we offer on campus.
As an intern, I serve as one of the admission counselors for Western Michigan University. I give presentations to parents and families in sessions that range from 1-60 people.
Encourage parents to take an active role in their child's education. Influence students to attend Western Michigan University by sharing information and my experiences.
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education2016Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MI, United StatesGPA: GPA: 3.57
Minors in Math and Science
Member of Kappa Delta Pi Education Honors Society
Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society
Who's Who in American College and Universities Academic Award
very involved at Western Michigan University and partake in a ton of activities
that make a positive impact on campus or in the community. I serve on the executive board for You
Beautiful Black Woman (YBBW) as the secretary and treasurer for National Pan-Hellic
Council (NPHC). I'm very involved with the first year experience office because I enjoy motivating students to model the way. I'm also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated which
focuses on education and providing service to all mankind. I'm constantly volunteering in the community- I have served at the Kalamzoo Gospel Mission, Habitat for Humanity, Bronson Children Walk, GRASS Roots Metor at King Westwood Elementary School, and many other places multiple times.
I've played volleyball, basketball, tennis, and have been a part of a dance team for many years. I also have experience coaching teams in all of those sports. I was in the marching band and wind ensemble throughout high school.
Enthusiastic People person
Great organizational Skills
Forming connections with people from different backgrounds
Recognizing diversity as a strength and building a positive classroom community