• 350 New Campus Drive  Brockport, NY 14420

Denina Williams

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education                                             Major: English     Minor: History

Grand Valley State University                                                                 Graduated April 2012

Professional Experience

Work History

Tutor

Oct 2013 - Jan 2015
Description
Tutor Online(schooltutoring.com): Creating and facilitating individualized lesson plans for students K-12. Communicating with parents and academic coordinator concerning students. Detailing student successes and areas of improvement through weekly progress reports.

Student Teacher

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012
Creston High School Robinson Living Center
Student Teacher Grand Rapids, Michigan Description: Creating and facilitating engaging unit and lesson plans for tenth and eleventh grade classes of 20-35 English and Language Arts students. Tutoring students in need of additional development in effective reading strategies, reading comprehension, synthesis and analysis of information, critical thinking, writing mechanics, and creative writing. Implementing a tailored approach to classroom management with the goal of creating a safe and productive learning environment. Participating in and performing administrative duties such as staff meetings, curriculum development, developing grading rubrics, grading student work, inputting grades, submitting progress reports to students and parents on a predetermined basis, and parent-teacher-student conferences. Advocating for and working with at-risk students to create a climate of success.

Desk Assistant

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012
Robinson Living Center
Desk Assistant

Teacher Assistant

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
Alger Middle School
Teacher Assistant Grand Rapids, Michigan Description: Working one-on-one, as well as in small groups, with seventh and eighth grade students in an English and Language Arts classroom. Creating and implementing structured lesson plans in the classroom, as well as, assisting with the implementation of lessons created by cooperating teacher and other staff members. Aiding cooperating teacher in classroom management and with organizational tasks.

Resident Assistant

Aug 2010 - Apr 2011
Robinson Living Center
Resident Assistant

Orientation Assistant

Mar 2010 - Aug 2010
Grand Valley State University
Orientation Assistant Description: Working in large groups as well as on an individual basis with incoming freshmen to help them begin their academic careers at Grand Valley. Helping with class selection and scheduling classes, as well as serving as an information resource for students.

Student Worker

Sep 2008 - Feb 2009
Grand Valley State University
Student Worker Kleiner Marketplace Description: Serving and preparing food for students in the Kleiner dining hall on Grand Valley's Allendale campus.

Education

Education

B.A

2012
Grand Valley State University