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I am currently working as an English teacher at Immaculate Heart Central High School in Watertown, NY. I am also certified by New York State in Social Studies grades 7-12. I am currently finishing my Master's Degree as a literacy specialist. I will graduate from SUNY Potsdam in the summer of 2010. I graduated with my Bachelors in December 2008 from SUNY Oswego. At Oswego, I earned Magna Cum Laude honors and was a member of the Educational Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi.

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Jan 2009Present

Substitute Teacher

I was a substitute teacher for the Indian River Central School District. I was a substitute for both the middle school and the high school. From January 30 to February 14, I was a substitute for the same teacher in the same classroom. During this time, I developed my own lesson plans for the students, carried out the lessons, graded papers and peformed the duties of the classroom teacher.

Jan 2009Present

Substitute Teacher

Immaculate Heart Central School

During thpe spring of 2008 and 2009 I was a substitute teacher for the Immaculate Heart Central middle and high school. During this time, I was a substitute in various classrooms throughout the semester.

Jan 2009Present

Substitute Teacher

Watertown CitySchool District

Starting in January of 2009, I was a substitute for the Watertown City School District. During this time, I was a substitute for the middle school and the high school.

Sep 2009Present

English Teacher

Immaculate Heart Central Schools

I am currently employed as an English teacher at Immaculate Heart Central. I teach three sections of English 11 and three sections of English 12. As an English 11 teacher, my job is to prepare my students for the New York State English regents. As an English 12 teacher, my job is prepare students for college.

May 2004Jul 2009


Borders Books, Music, Cafe

I started at Borders as a kids seller. In this position, I was responsible for the children's section at Borders. I was responsible for story time and have hosted various children's parties including Harry Potter release nights and Breaking Dawn release party. I am now a seller on the floor. I recommend books to customers, help them find titles they are looking for and work the cash register.

Jun 2008Aug 2008


Jefferson County Human Resources

During  the summer of 2008, I worked at the  Jefferson County Human Resource Office. My duties inucluded answering the phones, making copies, filing papers and recording information on the computer. I left in August because it was a summer temporary job.


Jan 2009Present


SUNY Potsdam

I am currently working on Masters in Literacy through SUNY Potsdam. My anticipated graduation is August 2010.

Sep 2006Dec 2008


SUNY Oswego

i graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Oswego on Decmeber 20, 2008. While at Oswego, I was a member of the Educational Honor Society Kappa Delta Pi. During my time at Oswego, I volunteered for various organizations and causes. I decorated Christmas cards for soldiers overseas with other members of KDP, I helped run a Halloween party for children at Bishop Commons and I particapted in the Crop Walk in 2006 and 2007.

Aug 2004May 2006


Jefferson Community College

I graduated from Jefferson Community College in May of 2006. While there, I maintained a 3.88 GPA and I was on the Presdient's List for all four semester that I attended. In May of 2006, I was awarded the Outstanding English Student Award. This award went to myself and one other girl for our outstanding academic work and passion for Enlgish and literature.