Jessica Hardman

Jessica Hardman


My professional objective is to establish myself as a highly competent educator; who will enthusiastically teach my students in an enjoyable, relatable way, creating a safe, stimulating learning environment. I will help every student develop a life-long passion for learning by creating engaging, relevant, inclusive lessons aligned with CT and Common Core Standards. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>


Student Teaching and Internships<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>


vCurrent student teacher, Third grade, Turkey Hill School in Orange, CT, 2012-2013. <o:p></o:p>

o  Managing a third grade classroom under the guidance of a veteran teacher. <o:p></o:p>

o  Planning and implementing lessons aligned with district and Common Core State Standards.<o:p></o:p>

o  Introduced Responsive Classroom Morning Meeting and management techniques.<o:p></o:p>

o  Facilitating daily reader’s theatre and small reading groups leveled to students’ ZPD. <o:p></o:p>

o  Reviewed student data with colleagues and grade-level data team.<o:p></o:p>

o  Differentiating for gifted, special education and Tier 3 students. <o:p></o:p>

o  Attending a variety of school functions and volunteering to look after students during PTO meetings.<o:p></o:p>

o  Substituted for teachers from 1st to 6th grade; paraprofessionals and specials teachers.<o:p></o:p>

vInterned in Kindergarten and Fifth grade at Fair Haven Elementary in New Haven, CT, 2011-2012. <o:p></o:p>

o  Instructed for 20 hours with Mrs. Rosengrant’s class and an additional 20 hours with Mrs. Deegan’s class.<o:p></o:p>

o  Conducted morning meetings, prepared shared, interactive, and guided reading lessons for small literacy groups; and executed running records.<o:p></o:p>

vInterned at Ridge Road Elementary in North Haven for year of 2010-2011. <o:p></o:p>

o  Completed over 42 hours working with a combined fourth and fifth grade class, taught by Mrs. Pavkov.<o:p></o:p>

o  Gained experience working one-on-one; in small groups and with the entire classroom.<o:p></o:p>


Jan 2009 - Present

Master of Arts in Teaching (Elementary Education)

Quinnipiac University