Lucas Pearson

Lucas Pearson

Lessons, Units, and Assessments


To obtain a secondary social studies teaching job in a middle school or high school.

Relevant Experience

High School Staff / New Wilmington Mission Conference, New Wilmington, PA                   Summer 2009-2013

  • Member of high school technology staff for week long Christian Mission Conference.
  • Assisted in creating and implementing lesson with high school speaker. 

President of Cornerstone Christian Ministry / Pittsburgh, PA                                          Spring 2009-Spring 2010

  • Served as a liaison between ministry and Pitt Student Government Association. 
  • Provided information to students interested in the ministry. Organized weekly activities for freshmen students.

Spring Break Mission Projects / NAOMI House, AZ / Dominican Republic                Spring 2009 & Spring 2010

  • Assisted in caring for children at a Native American Foster Home in Arizona.
  • Provided support to children in the poverty stricken sugar cane fields of the Dominican Republic.

College After School Team / Peabody High School / Pittsburgh Public Schools / Pittsburgh PA           Fall 2009

  • Mentored a tenth grade student. Recorded student progress to measure improvement.
  • Experience working in an urban setting.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2013 - Jun 2013

Long Term Substitute - Latin

Avonworth School District
  • 10-week assignment teaching seven sections of Latin, including Latin 1-5, as well as 7th grade.
  • Experience with full teacher responsibilities, including lesson planning, assessment, and classroom management.
Aug 2012 - Mar 2013

Day to Day Substitute

Northern Area Substitute Service

  • Experience managing 6th-12th grade classrooms in a variety of educational settings.
Aug 2011 - Jun 2012


Arlington K-8, Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • Created and implemented lessons for two sections of 7th Grade World History and two sections of 8th Grade US History in a full inclusion setting.
  • Experience working on an interdisciplinary team with weekly team meetings.
  • Experience working in an urban community.
  • Covered In-School Suspension, Lunch Duty, and Recess. Assisted in therapeutic room working with students with academic, behavioral, and emotional support needs.
  • Assisted in coaching boys soccer.


Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Master of Arts in Teaching

University of Pittsburgh

GPA - 4.0

Aug 2007 - Apr 2011

Bachelor of Arts

University of Pittsburgh

GPA - 3.1


Aug 2012 - Present

Pennsylvania Instructional I

Social Studies 7-12
Dec 2012 - Present

Pennsylvania Instructional I

Mid-Level Mathematics 7-9
Apr 2013 - Jun 2016

North Carolina Standard Professional I

Social Studies 9-12
Apr 2013 - Jun 2016

North Carolina Standard Professional I

Middle Grades Social Studies 6-9