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Allison Arnold

Master of Arts in Teaching and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Work experience


6th Grade Math and Science Teacher

St. Juniperro Serra Catholic School

 STEAM Lead teacher for my team and project based learning teacher for classes of 29- 35 students. Teaching, Social Skills, Math and Science principles, NGSS aligned curriculum, implementing engineering design process, The 5 E method of inquiry, math talks, Interactive notebooks, argumentation writing process and research design instruction. 

Jun 2015Present

Regional Curriculum Trainer/ Regional Director/Teacher

Destination Science

 Designing  and Teaching hands on NGSS Aligned STEM based science lessons,  Designing and Training Curriculum , and Managing  Teachers and site directors. Training and suggesting  classroom management/ instruction methods including GLAD and . Lessons in: Physics, Earth Science Robotics, Rocketry Science,  Chemistry Basics, Biology, Health and Motion Science. 

Jan 2013June 2015

Substitute School Teacher

Orange Unified School District

Substitute teaching grades TK-12th grade.

Responsibilities: Carrying out lesson plans, administering tests, planning for future units of study.

Work with English language learners, Special Day Classrooms, and Resource Classrooms as well as traditional classrooms in all subjects as well as multiple subject classrooms. 

Short term and long term teaching assignments ranging from one day to 3 weeks. 

Aug 2013Nov 2013

Student Teacher

Anaheim Hills Elementary

Student Teacher in a 1st  and 2nd grade combination classroom. I create and teach lesson plans and units of study for the 27 students in my classroom. I give literacy, math, and social studies assessments and make instruction choices based on their outcomes. 12 week internship, where I am taking over the classroom from the master teacher while she assesses my ability to teach  with my student teaching adviser and professors. I am at school for 40 plus hours a week, where I am learning, planning, classroom management, assessment strategies, and instructional strategies.


Literacy tutor

Kathleen Muth Reading Center

 During my time at the Kathleen Muth Literacy center, located at Chapman University I was responsible for assessing the reading and writing abilities of my student. After completing my student's formal assessments, I would create and implement a customized weekly lesson plan to improve my students literacy needs.  together we completed directed lessons in fluency, word study, vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing stamina as well as strategies for forming written arguments  and creative writing endeavors. 

through this program I became proficient in administering the:

-San Diego Quick assesment 

- Informal Reading Inventory ( we used the DRA)

- Yop Singer phonemic awareness assessment

-  Taking and assessing weekly running records

- Qualitative Spelling Inventories and how to develop lessons for the results.

- metacognitive writing surveys

 and assessing stregnths and weaknesses in a students writing sample. 



Clear Credential Program

University of California San Diego Extension program

Expected in July 2019 

Cumulative GPA  3.25 


Master of Arts in Teaching

Chapman University: College of Educational Studies

Received January 2017 

Cumulative GPA: 3.65

Jan 2011May 2012

Bachelors of Arts

Notre Dame de Namur

 Suma Cum Laude

 Cumulative GPA: 3.99

Received Award for Academic Excellence from the  School of Education and Leadership May, 2012


Project Based Learning

Inquiry Based hands on projects Trainer during the summers as well as mentor teacher for NGSS aligned curriculum program. 

Friendship Coach

Through the pillars of character, social development skills and using conversational development through academics and play. I have been trained and train others how to teach students how to work together constructively and form lasting friendships. 

Technology in the classroom

Creating and maintaining classroom websites, parental connection systems and classroom newsletter blogs.  Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Smart Notebook and  Google classroom among other platforms. 


Aug 2018Aug 2028

California Clear Credential ( Expected July 2019 )

University of California San Diego
Jun 2018June 2020


American Red Cross
Aug 2014Dec 2016

Master of Arts in Teaching

Chapman University

Emphasis in Social Cognitive development for academic success. 

Feb 2015Mar 2020

California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

State of California

document can be viewed at the above link

June 2018Present

Safe Environments Training

Dioceses of Orange
Jan 2013Present

Live Scan Fingerprinting Clerance

Orange County Sheriffs Department

Web Based Projects