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Education

Jan 2009Dec 2009

M. Ed.

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

B.A.

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

References

Bart McCollum

Mr. McCollum was my co-op during my student teaching experience from August 30 through October 16 2009.

Richard Beierschmitt

Mr. Beierschmitt served as my university supervisor throughout my student teaching experience.

Barbara Griffiths

Mrs. Griffiths was Director of Special Education during my time working with the Extended School Year Program.

William J. Callahan

Mr. Callahan has served as Asst. Principal at Shamokin Area School District throughout my time of employment within the district.

Susan Nestico

Mrs. Nestico was my co-op during my student teaching experience from October 19 through December 16 2009.

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.

Technology Expertise

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

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

College Activities

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

Work experience

Dec 2008Aug 2009

Cashier

Giant Food
Feb 2004Dec 2008

Associate

Turkey Hill Minit Marts
May 2007Aug 2007

Intern

Northumberland County Historical Society