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Work experience

Aug 2013Present

2nd Grade Teacher

Franklin Sherman Elementary School
Feb 2013May 2013

Student Teacher

Marvin B. Smith Elementary School

2nd Grade Classroom

  • Assumed roles and responsibilities of a 2nd grade teacher
  • Planned and implemented comprehensive Data and Graphing Math unit using the Common Core State Standards 
  • Planned and implemented daily lesson plans and activities
  • Planed for instructed guided reading small groups
Aug 2012Jan 2013

Methods of Teaching II

Marvin B. Smith Elementary School

Teacher's Intern

2nd Grade Classroom

  • Implemented Response To Intervention literacy and math assessments
  • Planned and implemented Virtual Professional Learning Community to increase parental involvement in school
  • Planned and implemented integrated Social Studies and English Language Arts unit using ELA Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Carolina Standard Course of Study for Social Studies
  • Assisted teacher as needed
Feb 2012May 2012

Methods of Teaching I

Marvin B. Smith Elementary School

Teacher's Intern

3rd Grade Classroom

  • Observed and assisted in 3rd grade classroom
  • Work with small groups of students to review material and strengthen understanding
  • Planned and implemented EOG (End Of Grade) review unit
  • Assessed student literacy skills using Words Their Way
  • Preformed classroom duties to aide teacher
Oct 2011Dec 2011

Study Abroad Internship Experience

Hallsville Primary School

Teacher's Intern

Year 2 Classroom

  • Tutored individual students on literacy skills
  • Gave assistance to teacher whenever necessary
  • Observed teaching style and methods
Jan 2010Jan 2010

Introduction to Education

South Mebane Elementary School

Teacher's Intern

4th Grade Classroom

  • Observed teaching style and methods
  • Tutored individual students in areas of weakness
  • Assisted teacher with classroom resposibilities
Feb 2009Jun 2009

High School Mentorship Program

Matoaka Elementary School

Teacher's Intern

Kindergarten Classroom

  • Tutored small groups of students on math and literacy skills
  • Assisted teacher with clerical duties
  • Observed teaching style and methods

Lesson Examples


Franklin Sherman 2nd Grade CLT Meetings

  • Each week I create and follow the CLT agenda for 2nd grade

Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority

  • Selected for Honor Council Board Spring 2012

Pi Chi Recruitment Counselor

  • Selected to be an unaffiliated leader to women going through recruitment
  • Assigned a group of women to lead and mentor through the process of sorority recruitment

Other Relevant Experience with Children

Literacy Tutor, Burlington, NC                                                                                                                   Fall 2012

  • Worked with underprivileged students in the Alamance Burlington School System on literacy skills
  • Planned and implemented weekly tutoring lessons

Nanny, Williamsburg, VA                                                                                                                     Summer 2010

  • Provided child care for 3 boys ages 7-11
  • Focused on summer program and other educational objectives
  • Planned and coordinated daily summer activities to include educational activities

America Reads Tutor, Burlington, NC                                                                                                     Fall 2009

  • Tutored elementary school students and helped with reading and math skills

Other Work Experience

Charming Charlie, Williamsburg, VA                                                                                             Summer 2012

Sales Associate

  • Awarded "Charmer of the Week" for customer service

Ford's Colony, Williamsburg, VA    Summers 2005-2009



New Media
Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Wikis, PB Works, Gaggle   Actively use New Media in everyday life Technology class at Elon University allowed me to see how New Media can be incorporated in the classroom
Microsoft Office
Use Microsoft Office to compose lesson plans, create worksheets, write responses and academic papers, take notes, etc. I have been using Microsoft Office since the early 2000's in my schooling.
SMART Technlology
Used SMART technologies in the majority of lessons taught not only in student teaching, but also in Methods courses I and II. Utilized the SMARTboard whenever possible to engage students.


Aug 2009May 2013

Bachelor of Arts

Elon University

President's List

Dean's List


Karen Weiss

Mrs. Weiss is another teacher on my current second grade team. She has observed me teach and work in CLT meetings.

Terry Tomasek

Professor Tomasek was my PLT I professor and one of my advisors for my Student Teaching experience.

Erin Hone

Professor Hone was my Methods I and II professor, as well as one of my advisors for my Student Teaching experience.

Lisa Smoot

Mrs. Smoot was my cooperating teacher for my Methods II class as well as my Student Teaching experience.