Meghan Whitehead

Meghan Whitehead

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2007 - Present

Writing Tutor

Worked individually with undergraduate and graduate students to edit and improve their writing.

  • Conducted undergraduate classroom workshops on editing and writing skills
  • Served as peer tutor/counselor in the college’s new Plagiarism Program
Jul 2009 - Present

English Teacher

Dover Public Schools
  • Teach 5 sections of Writing Workshop
  • Teach 1 section of SAT Prep
  • Wrote the new Title I writing curriculum for Dover High School
  • Supervise student writing club
  • Serve on Achievement Committee
  • Taught in the Title I Summer Program, 2009
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Commissioning Editor Intern

The History Press

Assisted a team of commissioning editors and worked independently on publishing projects.

  • Wrote cover and catalogue copy for eighteen 2008 local and regional history titles
  • Reviewed incoming submissions and wrote reader reports
  • Conducted research on regional historians and authors
May 2006 - Aug 2007

Secretary & Assistant

College of William & Mary

Performed secretarial and bookkeeping duties for the School of Education’s textbook and testing library.

Jan 2007 - May 2007

Adjunct Instructor of English

College of William & Mary

Independentlytaught two three-credit-hour undergraduate Creative Writing courses.

·Created course syllabi

·Reviewed and graded student writing portfolios

·Received official instructor evaluation by students

Sep 2006 - May 2007

Student Teacher

York County Public Schools

Student-taught Seventh Grade Standard and Advanced English.

  • Generated over sixty lesson plans
  • Composed two independent instructional units
  • Participated in faculty meetings and Parent-Teacher night
  • Offered lunch-time tutoring sessions for students
Jun 2005 - Aug 2005

Summer Teaching Intern

Cushing Academy
  • Developed syllabi for and independently taught two elective courses in Writing and Computer Technology(30% students ESL)
  • Assisted in teaching an accelerated English course for seventh and eighth grade students (“Prep for Success” program; domestic and international students)
  • Served as resident supervisor in female dormitory of 10 student residents
  • Served as tennis coach assistant
  • Assisted with International Night celebration and chaperoned fieldtrips


May 2006 - Aug 2007


The College of William and Mary
  • Recipient: School of Education Award for Excellence for the outstanding student in the Masters program
  • Member: Kappa Delta Phi, International Honor Society in Education
Aug 2002 - May 2006

B.A., Cum Laude

The College of William and Mary
  • Highest Departmental Honors (English)
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Editorial Board Member, William and Mary Review
  • Contributing Writer, Gallery Literary Magazine
  • Four-Year Member, William and Mary Choir (college’s touring choir)
  • Middle School Tutor, College Partnership for Kids

Editorial Portfolio