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I hope to further my professional development in public and private Social Studies education.

Work experience

Nov 2011Jun 2012

Social Studies Teacher

Indian Hills High School

·Created and implemented original unit and lesson plans for US History 1AP, US History 1, and US History 2.

·Wrote original formative and summative assessments to chart student progress and modify teaching strategies.

·Implemented the school curriculum to prepare students for mid-term and final exams.

·Aided students in developing research and writing skills for Document Based Questions and research papers.

·Developed original projects utilizing multimedia technology.

Jul 2011Oct 2011


C2 Education Center

·Offered students effective strategies to address the varied components of the SAT Reasoning Test.

·Assisted students in developing writing and composition skills.

·Aided in developing a program to prepare students for the SAT Subject Test in United States History.

Apr 2011May 2011

AP US History Tutor


·Structured tutor-led online multiplayer games designed to promote peer-to-peer learning in a social media format.

·Contributed entries examining different aspects of the AP US History Examination to official blogs on

·Provided students with strategies on approaching AP level assessments including multiple choice questions, document-based       

questions and free-response questions. 

Sep 2010Dec 2010

Student Teacher

Montclair High School - Center for Social Justice

·Created and delivered original unit and lesson plans for the courses AP US History and Global Issues.

·Designed and implemented classroom activities based on differentiated instruction.

·Wrote, delivered and graded multiple forms of original assessments.

·Engaged in planning activities with other teachers to implement modifications to the curriculum.

May 2004Jan 2009

Park Ranger

National Park Service - Blue Ridge Parkway / Statue of Liberty National Monument

·Conceptualized, researched and delivered original interpretive programs to diverse public audiences from around the world.

·Employed the principles of differentiated instruction by utilizing varied methods of interpretation including demonstrations,      

guided hikes and formal evening programs.

·Introduced multimedia presentations during formal evening programs at the Peaks of Otter amphitheater.

·Created, developed and delivered specialized interpretive Junior Ranger programs for children.


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Feb 2011Present

Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing - Teacher of Social Studies

State of New Jersey