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May 2011Jun 2012

Master of Arts in Teaching

University of Pittsburgh
GPA - 4.0
Aug 2007Apr 2011

Bachelor of Arts

University of Pittsburgh

Lesson and Unit Examples



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

Teaching Experience

The Siena School, Silver Spring MD                                                           August 2013- Present

  • Middle School and Elementary School History Teacher

Huntington Learning Center Teacher, Newtown Square PA                    March 2013- August 2013

National History Day Mentor, Historical Society of Pennsylvania            January 2013 - April 2013

  • Assist students in navigating the archives and evaluating sources

Substitute Teacher,  The Substitute Teacher Service                               October 2012- June 2013

Student Teaching/Internship, Canon McMillan High School                    August 2011 - June 2012

12th Grade Contemporary American Democracy (American Government and Economics)

  • Created and implemented lesson plans for 12th grade general level students
  • Developed differentiated lesson plans, tests and quizzes
  • Created 3 unit plans for use in the 12th grade classroom

Social Foundations of Education, Phillips Elementary School                 Fall 2010

  • Assisted in a Kindergarten and First Grade Classroom
  • Planned and implemented a Social Studies lesson for first graders
  • Helped in small group activities

Peters Township Middle School, Pittsburgh, PA                                      Spring 2010

  • Chaperoned two seventh grade field trips to a baseball game and the Heinz History Center

Other Work Experience

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Summer 2010 - Present


UPMC HeartScore Fall 2007 - Spring 2011


  • Greeted patients and filed and created patient records

Other Relevant Experience

Pittsburgh World Affairs Council Video Conference Series                         Fall 2011- Spring 2012

Educational Sponsor

  • Aided the Canon McMillan students in preparing and participating in the video conferences
  •  Worked with educators from four other school districts, including one in Brazil
  •  Ensured that students' behavior and discussion during the video conference remained school appropriate

Patch Adam's Gesundheit Institute - University of Pittsburgh Chapter      Spring 2010 - Spring 2011

Business Manager and Cofounder

  • Created the University Chapter of the club
  • Volunteered with senior citizens at various nursing homes and children at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Peters Township Basketball Association                                                        Summer 2005 - Summer 2009


  • Coached players ages 7-14 in basic basketball skills
  • Created drills, activities and games for the students to participate in

Leadership Experience

Patch Adam's Gesundheit Institute - University of Pittsburgh                  Spring 2010 - Spring 2011 Business Manager and Cofounder
  • Held meetings for the club
  • Planned volunteer activities for club members
  • Managed the club funds
Panther Hall, University of Pittsburgh                                                           Fall 2008 - Spring 2009 Floor Representative
  • Went to building meetings and discussed problems and questions from my floor
  • Participated in activities and fundraisers on campus as a floor representative for my dorm