Kerry Pross

Kerry Pross

Professional Experience

Administrative

Internship with the assistant principal

  • Assisted with master scheduling
  • Performed formative teacher observation and post conference
  • Facilitated both science department meeting and  faculty meeting
  • Assisted with science department budget
  • Participated in teacher interviews and observed demonstration lessons
  • Assisted with the creation and implementation of the High School Biomedical Academy
  • Assisted with the Middle States Accreditation for Growth process
  • Carried out supervisory duties at nightly school functions and in the cafeteria
  • Assisted with student discipline

Teaching

Experience in:

  • Classroom management
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Cooperative/Interactive learning
  • Curriculum design and development
  • Integration of technology into teaching and learning
  • Student assessment
  • Teacher mentor
  • Won grants to purchase Vernier Lab Pro equipment

Activities

  • Key Club Advisor
  • Student Council Advisor
  • Cheerleading Coach
  • School Climate Committee
  • Teacher Advisory Committee
  • Professional Development Committee
  • Chaperone school activities: Prom, Graduation, Powderpuff Football, Acoustic Night, Fall Drama, Spring Musical, Talent Show

Objective

To obtain a leadership position in a progressive school district.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2003 - Present

Science Teacher

Matawan Regional High School

Science Teacher

  • Lab Chemistry
  • Honors Chemistry
  • AP Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
Sep 2001 - Jun 2003

Science Teacher

South Amboy High School

Science Teacher

  •  7th grade Life Science
  •  8th grade Physical Science
  •  9-12th grade Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Sep 1997 - Jun 1999

Science Teacher

Dunellen High School

Science Teacher

  •  7th grade Life Science
  •  8th grade Physical Science
  •  9th grade Earth Science and Environmental Science

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - Present

MA

College of Saint Elizabeth
Sep 1998 - Oct 1994

BA

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Certifications

Certifications

Elementary School Teacher

New Jersey

Teacher of Biological Science

New Jersey

Teacher of Physical Science

New Jersey

Supervisor Certification*

New Jersey

Principal Certification*

New Jersey