Enthusiastic and driven recent graduate of Rollins College pursuing career in Science Education. Proven mentoring and tutoring skills coupled with recent TEFL/TESL/TESOL certification and a liberal arts education produce a well-rounded teacher. Passion for learning and growth create a need for constant self-evaluation to better serve students' learning needs.
Lesson Planning Expertise
MS Office proficient
Rollins CollegeAugust 2014 to May 2015Peer Mentor Winter Park, Florida
Organized events to help student mentees adapt to college life and forge meaningful connections with classmates
Counseled mentees in choosing course schedules to best fit their learning needs
Worked with faculty to create healthy learning environment for students
Tutored students in coursework and facilitated exam preparation
Kelly Educational StaffingSeptember 2017 to CurrentSubstitute Teacher Carrollton, GA
Continued instruction of students in assigned teacher's absence.
Maintain an orderly classroom to facilitate learning in all students.
Used numerous strategies to motivate students and assist them in learning class material.
Education and Training
University of Otago2015Marine BiologyDunedin,, New Zealand
Coursework in Marine Invertebrate Zoology and Ecology, Māori Culture and Language, and New Zealand Political studies.
Oxford Seminars2017TEFL/TESL/TESOL CertificationWinter Park, Florida, USACoursework in lesson planning, classroom management, and proper teaching strategies for teaching English as a second or foreign language
Rollins College2017Bachelor of Arts: Marine BiologyWinter Park, Florida, USA
Coursework in Marine Botany, Marine Biology, Ecology, Oceanography, Organic Chemistry, and Genetics.
Research expedition from Pape'ete, French Polynesia to Honolulu, Hawaii studying coral reef health in response to major oceanic weather patterns
Minor in Studio Art
Coursework in Digital Arts, Photography, Video, Sculpture, and Performance-based Art
Activities and Honors
Outstanding Achievement in Marine Biology Major Award 2016-2017
Promising Junior or Sophomore in Marine Biology Award 2014-2015
Archibald Granville Bush Award for Excellence in Academic Pursuit 2015-2017
Dean's Scholar 2013-2017
Pinehurst Organization, an organization at Rollins College for the promotion of education on important current social issues 2014-2017 President 2016-2017
Student Ambassador for Democracy Project, a campus initiative at Rollins College that educates students on political processes, facilitates voter registration, and brings members of local and national government onto campus for policy related events 2014-2015