David Alexander

  • Blaine MN
  • 612-290-8657
  • djalexander02@comcast.net

Sales Professional & Licensed Teacher

Summary

Educated, experienced, certified Science teacher with experience educating middle- and high-school students in biology and other life sciences. Demonstrated ability managing classrooms according to district, state, and federal regulations. Proven track record developing learning environments for students of all learning levels that are inclusive and foster genuine desire to learn more. Focused on teaching a mentality that science is fun and its study impacts the course of society and history.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2015 - Present

Teacher

Anoka-Hennepin  District #11
  • Executed classroom management in accordance with school and district behavior policies
  • Coordinate and consult with colleagues to ensure compliance with Individual Education Programs
  • Demonstrate awareness and familiarity with school emergency plans
  • Implement prepared lesson plans and modify as needed to meet student and classroom objectives
  • Display an energetic and positive attitude among students, staff, and administration
May 2014 - Aug 2015

Service Writer

Shield Construction
  • Produced over 1.2 million dollars in business
  • Contracted 100 plus jobs
  • Managed sub-contractors during job completion to insure quality workmanship
  • Created detailed diagrams and measurements to order material for jobs
  • Ordered material for jobs and communicated the schedule to home owners
  • Documented photos and notes for insurance supplements
  • Negotiated with insurance companies during the claims process
  • Trained in Lions Bridge and First Choice repair networks
  • Collected money from home owners at each phase of the process
  • Practiced ethical standards during the whole process
Aug 2012 - May 2014

Life Science Teacher

Cambridge High School
  • Organized instruction for Human Anatomy, Basic Biology, Regular Biology, and Field Ecology
  • Executed full inquiry experiments and labs related to academic content and the state standards
  • Designed and facilitated lesson plans in accordance with Minnesota Science Standards
  • Followed district and department curriculum for 10th to 12th grade Science
  • Created a fun and inclusive learning environment for general and special education students
  • Assessed student effort with written and verbal feedback
  • Self-evaluated teaching performance and adjusted teaching strategies to accommodate student needs and academic success
  • Collaborated with colleagues and counselors to help students reach their full potential
Feb 2011 - Jun 2012

Life Science Teacher

Zimmerman High School
  • Guided students towards learner outcomes for MN Standards in; Biology, Physical Science & Wild Life Biology
  • Utilized various assessment techniques while including modifications for students with Individual Education Programs
  • Promoted reading strategies and helped students understand how to use text as a tool to learn
  • Worked with EBD, LD, & ADD students one on one to understand and complete assignments
  • Helped school social worker, psychologist, and counselors become aware of concerned behaviors among student population
  • Conducted lessons using advanced technological equipment and educational resources
Oct 1998 - Jul 2004

Business Owner

Raines Roofing  L.L.C.
  • Managed technicians and sales representatives by organizing, scheduling, and overseeing completion of multiple company projects
  • Trained sales representatives on appropriate installation specifications and customer service
  • Maintained accurate and complete company budgets and payroll distribution
  • Designed formal contracts and created marketing campaigns
  • Utilized conflict resolution strategies to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Based company services on ethical standards, honesty and respect
Apr 2010 - Present

High School Umpire

East Metro & Gopher Association
  • Officiated middle and high school boys/girls baseball and softball
  • Communicated rules to coaches and players Resolved conflicts in a calm manner.
Jan 2010 - Present

High School Basketball Official

South Saint Paul Association
  • Officiate high school and junior high basketball games
  • Maintained focus and concentration during standard game periods and extended play to ensure precise interpretation of the rules were applied
  • Held teams and players accountable for sportsmanship

Education

Education
2005 - 2010

B.A. Biology/Education Minor

Hamline University