Passed Middle-Level Science Praxis and also passed Biology Praxis in the top 15%
*Passed Praxis PLT (principles of learning and teaching) in the top 15%
*Competent in using electronic gradebooks (Blackboard, Skyward)
*Experience collaborating in Professional Learning Communities to enhance teaching abilities
*Fluent with Mastery Connect to record student mastery and growth on assessments
06/2013 to Current
th Grade Science Teacher Team LeadCopper Mountain Middle － Herriman, UT
Developed curriculum aligned with state core standards and intended learning outcomes.
Assessed students' proficiency through Standards Based Grading.
Administered remediation and extension activities based on student assessment performance.
Analyzed data from pre- and post-tests to adjust curriculum map and remediate misunderstandings.
Extensively collaborated with 7th grade team as team lead, as well as with cross-curricular colleagues.
Drafted student contracts for individuals needing additional behavioral support.
Created STEM and inquiry-based labs to encourage creativity in a science setting.
Produced and provided materials to alleviate the language barrier for ELL students.
Used IEPs and 504s to modify assignments and assessments for students with disabilities.
(1st year given)
65% (highest in district).
Ranked as a Highly Effective Teacher through the district's Jordan Professional Appraisal System (JPAS) for all 3 years of provisional teaching.
Excelled in student performance on Utah State Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE).
Percents shown are the average percent of students proficient in 7th grade science.
Actively participated in the Accreditation Committee, Mentor Committee, and after-school tutoring.
Coached the Science Olympiad team, representing the school in regional and state competitions.
Created and managed a teacher website where students could access classroom curriculum.
Education , Singular Humanitarian Experience, Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala 8/2014.
Organized workshop curriculum and monitored progress of delegated workshop duties.
Collaborated with Guatemalan teachers from 14 villages to improve multi-grade classroom learning.
01/2013 to 04/2013
Biology Student TeacherMountain View High School － Orem, UT
Developed and taught original lesson plans to effectively address state biology core standards.
01/2012 to 04/2012
Biology 100 Teaching AssistantBrigham Young University － Provo, UT
Collaborated with the professor to develop course materials and held office hours for students.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Biological Science EducationBrigham Young University － Provo, UTBiological Science Education 3.90 3.91 Level 2 (Non-Provisional) Teaching License