Becky Preusser

  • 1304 24th Avenue South                 Saint Cloud MN


Aug 2009 - Dec 2013

Bachelor of Science

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence Major

Social Studies Minor

3.8/4.0 GPA

Dean's List, all semester

Teaching experience

Work experience
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015

Third Grade Teacher

Talahi Elementary School
  • Taught a wide range of learners with various ability levels, including English Learners and students two to three years behind grade level.
  • Effectively collaborated with special education teachers to help meet the needs and IEP goals of students with cognitive disabilities and emotional-behavior disabilities.
  • Responded to high behavior and emotional needs by building strong relationships with students and teaching social-emotional skills.
  • Delivered core instruction in reading with a co-teacher and received valuable monthly professional development on co-teaching and reading strategies.
  • Actively participated in PLCs with grade level team to interpret data to better inform planning and instruction.
  • Delivered deliver core instruction and adapted curriculum through reader’s workshop, guided reading groups, conferring, math workshop and guided math groups.
  • Administered pro-active classroom management, including non-verbal management through the ENVoY program.
  • Communicated with families and developed relationships through conferences, home visits, and phone calls.
  • Utilized 1:1 ipads in classroom to support and enhance learning
Feb 2015 - Apr 2015


Targeted Services After School Program
  • Provided additional reading support and enrichment to students below grade level.
  • Collaborated with a co-teacher to re-teach and review important reading strategies.
Feb 2014 - Jun 2014

Substitute Teacher

St. Cloud School District 742
  • Implemented the classroom procedures and taught a variety of subjects in kindergarten through eighth grade, as well as special education rooms.
  • Maintained a positive learning environment in classroom, and helped students to meet academic and behavior expectations.
Aug 2013 - Oct 2013

First Grade Teacher

Colfax Elementary School
  • Proficiently used Literacy Centers, Direct Instruction, Lexia and Accelerated Reader.
  • Modified lessons and differentiated instruction in reading for students significantly above and below the 1st grade reading level.
  • Collaborated with a fourth grade instructor to create enrichment activities.
  • Effectively utilized Saxon Math program to teach counting, addition, geometry and more.
  • Coordinated with Special Education teacher and paraprofessional to revise behavior management plan for student with Autism.
  • Implemented Whole Brain Teaching techniques to encourage respectful and attentive behaviors to create a positive learning environment.
Sep 2011 - Aug 2013

Before/After School Teacher

Grace Lutheran Foundation School
  • Implemented the daily schedule of attendance, snack, and supervised play time.
  • Helped students develop their listening, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Communicated with students, parents, and school faculty.
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012

Third Grade Teacher

Southview Elementary School
  • Created and taught units in Social Studies, Math, Science, Language Arts and Reading.
  • Used iPads in classroom to enhance math lessons.
Oct 2012 - Nov 2012

Student Clinician

UW-Eau Claire Human Development Center
  • Completed a reading evaluation for a child with emotional outbursts, articulation problems and attention difficulties.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary team to evaluate child and develop a cohesive report of areas of concern and recommendations.
  • Communicated results of the evaluation to the parents through a final report focused on areas of concerns and recommendations specific to reading.
Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

Sixth Grade Social Studies Teacher

Chippewa Falls Middle School

Student teaching


Jun 2020

Minnesota Initial Educator

  • Elementary Education, Grades 1-6
Jun 2019

Wisconsin Initial Educator

  • Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence Education, Grades 1-6
  • Social Studies, Grades 5-8