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Lisa Nelson

A professional educator dedicated to helping students develop and enhance the skills necessary for academic, athletic, and personal growth and success.

Education

20122014
University of Idaho 

M.A. Curriculum and Instruction

C. Thomas Wright Fellowship

19941998
University of Idaho

B.S. Secondary Education

Major: English      Minor:Art

20172018
Idaho State Department of Education/University of Idaho

Idaho Coaching Network

Mentorship in Education

Work experience

20082018
Troy Junior Senior High School

Secondary Teacher: English, Public Speaking, Art

Duties: 

  • Designing and implementation of new courses
  • Writing curriculum materials
  • Conducting up to six different classes per day
  • Administering formative and summative assessments
  • Providing timely feedback
  • Tailoring and adjusting methods to suit the needs of individual students
20092018
University of Idaho

Adjunct Faculty Member

Duties: 

  • Teaching English 175 Introduction to Literary Genres
  • Writing curriculum materials
  • Working one on one with students to improve critical thinking and writing skills
  • Administering formative and summative assessments
  • Working with department faculty to improve course standards
20032008
Kendrick High School

Secondary Teacher: English, Public Speaking

Duties: 

  • Designing and implementation of new courses
  • Writing curriculum materials
  • Administering formative and summative assessments
  • Providing timely feedback
  • Tailoring and adjusting methods to suit the needs of individual students
20022003
Daybreak Intensive Inpatient Treatment Program

Counselor

Duties:

  • Provide general monitoring, support, and coaching of resident clients.
  • Assist with various therapy and recreational activities as well as housekeeping, maintenance, and homemaking chores.
  • Responsible for teaching basic recovery information and life skills in a classroom setting and will serve as a role model for appropriate behavior.
  • Transport and accompany clients to required appointments.

Skills

Personal
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Tactful and articulate
  • Creative and adaptable
  • Active Listener
Professional
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Professionalism and Integrity
  • Easily establishes rapport

Other Relevant Experience

2018
Education First International Travel

Group Leader

2015
Idaho State Department of Education

Interdisciplinary Humanities Committee Member

2013
Partnership in Education Conference

Presenter

Memberships and Awards

Professional Memberships
  • Troy Arts Council, Teasurer
  • Troy School District TEA Negotiating Team
  • Troy School District Response to Intervention Team
Honors and Awards
  • C. Thomas Wright Fellowship
  • A & E Creative Teacher Award
  • Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
  • Dean's List: University of Idaho College of Education

References

Nancy Swanger    

Faculty Athletics Representative  Washington State University   

[email protected]                                                 509-335-2443

Christy Castro     

Superintendent/Principal PreK-6  Whitepine School

[email protected]                      208-877-1408

Mallory Cox       

Special Education Teacher      Troy Jr/Sr High School

[email protected]                                           208-791-9166