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Becky Preusser

  • 1304 24th Avenue South                 Saint Cloud MN
  • 320-309-5973

Education

Aug 2009Dec 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

Aug 2014Jun 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 2015Apr 2015

Teacher

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 2014Jun 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 2013Oct 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 2011Aug 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 2012Dec 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 2012Nov 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 2013Jan 2014

Sixth Grade Social Studies Teacher

Chippewa Falls Middle School

Student teaching

Certifications

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