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Portfolio

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Skills & Interests

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • I have working knowledge of both the Microsoft and Macintosh operating systems
  • I have worked extensively with PowerPoint, Word, Keynote, Smart Notebook, SMART Board, and iPhoto
  • I have some knowledge of Excel, ComicLife, and iMovie, I have not worked extensively with these programs

INTERESTS

  • Reading
  • Camping
  • Traveling
  • Hiking

Volunteer Experiences

Classroom Volunteer (Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School)

May – June (2005, 2006, 2007) 

  • Evaluated assignments and tests

  • Assisted on field trips

  • Created resources (handouts) for students

Objective

My career objective is to apply my newly acquired 21st century teaching practices in an interactive and inclusive classroom and to provide a Catholic education that encourages students to live fully today and face the challenges that await them. 

Education

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

September 2009 - June 2010

Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario

Intermediate/Senior Division, French and Geography Teachables

Pre-Service Religion Course

iTeach Laptop Learning Program

HONOURS BACHELOR OF ARTS

September 2004 - June 2008

York University, Toronto, Ontario

French Studies Major

ONTARIO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

September 2000 - June 2004

Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School, Mississauga, Ontario

Work History

CITI FINANCIAL RETAIL SERVICES - ACCOUNT RESOLUTION SPECIALIST

October 2007 - June 2009

  • Employed as a bilingual agent, strengthening my French skills
  • Resolved past due account by making calls to clients across Canada, strengthening my interpersonal skills
  • Organized team functions

NOVA PASTRY AND BAKERY - CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

November 2001 - September 2007

  • Established strong interpersonal skills while serving customers
  • Acquired confident money handling skills through a cashier position
  • Responsible for ensuring proper stock levels and presentation

bcp BANK - CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

May 2005 - December 2005

  • Part-time teller
  • Performed personal and business banking transactions
  • Ensured proper closing balance at the end of each shift

Testimonials

"Melissa has high expectations for her students but combines that with a great deal of understanding, caring, and a sincere desire to see her students succeed. She is a role model for students and they feel very comfortable working, learning and interacting with her."

Elizabeth Batista

Associate Teacher, St. Veronica Elementary School

"Ms. Goulart is continuing to progress her problem-solving and critical thinking skills. She is exploring many different teaching techniques in her lessons. She has very good awareness of the pacing and timing to ensure a successful lesson."

Michael Prospero

Faculty Advisor, Nipissing University

"Miss Goulart has a dedication that is beyond compare. She has gone out of her way to create lessons that would engage and challenge students. She has used a variety of strategies in the delivery of her lessons and has incorporated music, games, group activities, overhead activities, and pen and paper tasks as well as presentations. 

Emanuela Polin-De Luca

Associate Teacher, Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School

Teaching Related Experience

Grade 7 & 8 PRE-SERVICE FRENCH TEACHER      Fall 2009

St. Veronica Elementary School

  • Presented differentiated and interactive French lessons
  • Attended Staff Meetings and monthly Virtue Assemblies
  • Attended Professional Development workshops 
  • Participated in Parent-Teacher interview

                GRADE 9 GEOGRAPHY & GRADE 10 CORE FRENCH PRE-SERVICE TEACHER        Winter 2010

Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School

  • Planned, organized, and taught French and Geography classrooms
  • Incorporated technology into lessons to motivate students
  • Attended Professional Development workshops and class Field Trips