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Work experience

20112012

Elementary Teacher, Faine Elementary School

Dothan City Schools
  • Taught third grade
  • Designed lessons that reflect a student-centered approach and included many hands-on activities
  • Assisted developing readers by using guided reading instruction including small group reading, conferences, and intervention
  • Implemented positive classroom management strategies
  • Motivated students through an active learning environment
Mar 2011May 2011

Homebound Teacher

Ozark City Schools
  • Taught third and fourth grade students with severe behavior issues that prevented the students from attending school during normal school hours
20092011

Elementary Teacher, Opportunity Academy

Ozark City Schools
  • Taught first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grades
  • Designed lessons that reflected a student-centered approach and included many hands-on activities
  • Assisted developing readers by using guided reading instruction including small group reading, conferences, and intervention
  • Implemented positive classroom management strategies
  • Motivated students through an active learning environment
  • Worked with at-risk students
Feb 2009May 2009

Substitute Teacher, Ariton Elementary School

Dale County Schools
  • Taught an eight week maternity leave in Kindergarten
  • Assisted developing readers by using guided reading instruction including small group reading, conferences, and intervention
  • Implemented positive classroom management strategies
  • Motivated students through an active learning environment

Education

Aug 2012Present

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences

The University of Alabama
Jan 2006Dec 2008

Bachelor of Science

Troy University
  • Magna Cum Laude

Summary

My name is Sara Trowbridge, and I am currently a student at the University of Alabama, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Environmental Sciences, majoring in Food and Nutrition, with plans to become a Registered Dietitian.  This portfolio highlights my professional and academic experience.

Objective

My career objective is to become a Registered Dietitian.