Resume

CERTIFICATION

New York State: School Library Media Specialist June 2012

INTERACTIVE FIELD EXPERIENCE

Student Teaching: Feb. 27th- March 30th, 2012
Onondaga Hill Middle School, Westhill School District
Supervisor: Beth Doolittle Library Media Specialist
• Implemented The Cay by Theodore Taylor Research Project (grade 7)
• Implemented Literary Mash-up: Classics and Modern Adaptions project (grade 6)
• Developed Bullying Prevention Booklist
• Participated in school and district level meetings
• Responsible for classroom management during the implementation of lessons

Student Teaching: Jan. 1st- Feb. 3rd, 2012
McKinley-Brighton Elementary, Syracuse City School District
Supervisor: Bonnie French Library Media Specialist
• Implemented Fairy Tale Unit (grade k-2)
• Implemented Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Unit (grade 5)
• Assisted with implementation of Martin Luther King Week activities
• Implemented Chinese New Year activities (grades k-5)
• Participated in school and district level meetings and professional development
• Responsible for operational activities of the library
• Responsible for classroom management during the implementation of lessons

Fieldwork: September- December 2011
Van Buren Elementary School, Baldwinsville Central School District
Supervisor: Vicki Cartner Library Media Specialist
• Implemented Marshes, Swamps and Bogs: Research and Glogs project (grade 5)
• Implemented Adventure Blog project (grade 4)
• Responsible for classroom management during the implementation of lessons

Volunteer: September – December 2010
Fieldwork: December- June 2011
Marcellus Senior High School, Marcellus Central School District
Supervisor: Mary Hammontree Library Media Specialist
• High School Book Club: including leading discussions and arranging Skype chats with authors
• Designed eBook/eReader policy

EDUCATION

Master of Science                                   Anticipated Graduation: May 2012
Syracuse University
Major: Library & Information Science/School Media

Master of Arts                                         Attended: Aug. 2005-Dec. 2006
SUNY Cortland                                       Credits: 12
Major: History

Masters of Education                            Attended: Aug. 2004- May 2005
Lemoyne College                                    Credits: 9
Major: Special Education

Bachelor of Arts                                     Graduated: May 2004
The University of Tampa
Major: History
Minor: Speech, Theatre and Dance

WORK HISTORY

Library Media Specialist                 May 14, 2012- June 22, 2012
Elmwood Elementary                     315-435-4545
Syracuse City School District        Long Term Substitute
Supervisor:  Margaret Wilson (Principal)

  • Implemented Fairy Tale Unit (grade k-2)
  • Implemented Poetry Unit (grade 3)
  • Worked on Storybird Unit (grade 4-5)
  • Participated in school and district level meetings and professional development
  • Responsible for operational activities of the library
  • Responsible for end of the year procedures including book and technology inventory.
  • Responsible for classroom management during the implementation of lessons

Legal Secretary                                                   February 2006- May 2010
Taddeo & Shahan LLP (Full Time)                315-422-6666
Supervisor: Steven Shahan
• General secretarial and clerical work
• Legal research
• Document organization and management
• Medical file and contract review
• Office management including ordering supplies and books

Costume Design and Construction                 2008-2010
West Genesee Central Schools (Seasonal)    315-497-4617
Supervisor: William Davern
• Design costumes to the specifications of the director
• Work with cast and crew to measure, choose and fit costumes
• Handle the checking out and checking in of all costumes

Teacher’s Aide                                                      September 2004-February 2006
Skaneateles Central Schools (Full Time)        315-291-2261
Supervisor: Donna Dennihy
• Assist classroom teachers in presenting material.
• Modify classroom materials on a student to student basis. Monitoring student progress.
• Administer and grade tests.
• Supervise students in the classroom and throughout the school.

Costume Design and Construction                  May 2004- Present
CNY Costumes (part-time as needed)             315-437-1378
Supervisor: Debra Ritchey
• Research relevant historical and cultural issues involved in theatrical productions
• Design costumes to the specifications of the Director
• Work with cast and crew to measure, choose and fit costumes.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Library Association (2010- Present)
– Young Adult Library Services Association

New York Library Association (2010-Present)
– School Library Media Section
– Youth Services Section

ACTIVITIES AND AWARDS

Eve’s Fan Garden                   January 2010 to Present
Assist in the operation of a book blog where we work with authors and publishers to promote young adult and middle grade books through a variety of activities and events. These activities include reviewing books, running read-a-longs, conducting author interviews and online chats and participating in other book related events.

A Reader’s Ramblings           September 2009- Present
A Reader’s Ramblings is a book blog where I work with authors and publishers to promote a wide variety of books through reviews and features.

University of Tampa Academic Award
2004 Dancer of the Year, Department of Speech, Theatre and Dance

Hillsborough County Arts Camp          March 2004
Assisted with the dance component of a spring break arts camp for Middle School (Grades4-6) students. Implemented lessons on of the basics of movement and choreography, as well as the teaching of folk dances for the camp theme; The Four Elements.

Marcellus Central School Mentoring Program          1996-1998
Mentored Elementary School students who had learning disabilities or who were struggling in a specific aspect of school, such as reading.

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