Patrick Brennan


Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

M. Ed.

Bloomsburg University
  • GPA: 3.97/4.00
  • PA Teaching Certifications
    • Citizenship Ed. 7-12
    • Social Studies 7-12
Aug 2004 - May 2008


Bloomsburg University
  • Overall GPA: 3.11/4.00
  •   Major GPA (History): 3.31/4.00
  •   Minor GPA (Political Science): 3.5/4.00

*Chemistry major for first three semesters

  • Honors and Awards

    • University Honors Program Scholarship

    • Dean's List- Multiple Semesters

    • Induction into Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honor Society)

Extra Curricular Interests

  • Coaching: Basketball, Football, Track & Field (any level)
    • Experience:  Volunteer Asst. with Shamokin Area Boys Track & Field Spring 2010
    • Asst. Coach for Shamokin Tigers Youth Football "B" Team (Fall 2010).
  • Music: Marching band, concert band, and orchestra.
  • Clubs:  Debate, Chess, Key Club, History

College Activities

History Club, Phi Alpha Theta, Honors Program, Program Board, Chemistry Club, Running Club, Boxing Club, Intramural Sports.

Technology Expertise

Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe Dreamweaver (webpage building), Google Docs, Wiki Pages, Blogs

Hardware: Sound & Video editing, Scanners, Digital Cameras, Smart Board, iMovie

Teaching Experience

Substitute Teaching                                       

  • Jan. 2010- Present: Daily substitute for all content areas, K-12, including in-school suspension at Shamokin Area.
  • Jan. 2010-June 2010:  Substitute for all content areas, K-12 at Shamokin Area and Mt. Carmel Area.

Summer Session                 

  • Summer of 2010 – Instructor for the Extended School Year Program at Shamokin Area.

Student Teaching                                                         

  • October 19 – December 16 2009:Taught all sections of Current Events (10-12) as well as Democracy (12) at Mt. Carmel Area High School.
  • August 30-October 16 2009: Taught all sections of 6th grade World Geography, monitored recess and created PSSA review questions at Mt. Carmel Area Elementary.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2008 - Aug 2009


Giant Food
Feb 2004 - Dec 2008


Turkey Hill Minit Marts
May 2007 - Aug 2007


Northumberland County Historical Society