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Joe Salyers

Social Studies Teacher

Summary

My goal is to obtain the social studies teaching position at Valley High School.  I believe my professionalism, technology skills and leadership ability will be a great asset to VHS, helping to improve test scores and create a positive learning experience for the children of the community.

Work History

2006Present

Social Studies Teacher

Green High School

- Taught the following subjects: American History, Government, Geography, Economics, Current Events, Community Service, and CCP American History

- Coached JV Basketball and Golf

- Served as Athletic Director

- Chosen as a "TrailBlazer Teacher" in 2016 ( 1 of only 16 in Ohio chosen to develop online lessons for the Ohio Department of Education in conjunction with Battelle Education)

- My students consistently achieve the highest scores in the district on the year-end End-of-Course Exams

- Member of the BLT

- Leader of my TBT

- Mentor in Ohio's Resident Educator program

- Leader of Green's transition to 1:1 technology implementation (designed and led training sessions for staff)

- Started the program and currently coach NASP archery

- Eligible to teach College Credit Plus American History

2015Present

Driving Instructor

AAA

- Responsible for planning and teaching both in-class and in-car driver's education instruction

Education

20032006

AYA Integrated Social Studies

Shawnee State University

Graduated with high honors

20082010

Educational Administration

University of Cincinnati

Graduated with high honors

20162016

21+ hours

Andrews University

I have completed 21 hours of post-masters coursework through Andrews University.  

Skills

Technology

I am a leader in educational technology, being one of only sixteen teachers chosen from the entire State of Ohio to develop lesson plans for the Ohio Department of Education in conjunction with Battelle Education.  I have had a "paperless" classroom for several years.  I led the initiative at Green High School to train the staff when transitioning to 1:1 this year.

Leadership

I have a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership.  In this capacity, I am currently the leader of my TBT and member of the BLT.  I am a Mentor Teacher in Ohio's Resident Educator program, having trained four of our current teachers at Green.