RMelissa Kempton

Touro College

E-Portfolio

EDU 606

Email: mskemp10@yahoo.com


Resume

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193 Park Ave           Deer Park, NY 11729             631-220-5417            Mskemp10@yahoo.com

 

OBJECTIVE

To obtain an elementary teaching position or a secondary mathematics teaching position.

 

EDUCATION

State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY                                          2000-2004

Bachelor of Science in Childhood Education (1-6), Minor in Mathematics                  Major GPA: 3.42

Currently seeking Master’s Degree in Middle School Education and Special Education (5-9)

Certifications: Childhood Education (1-6), Secondary Mathematics (7-12)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Mathematics Teacher, Grades 9-12                                                             March 2005- Present

Madonna Heights School, Dix Hills, NY

·        Work in a residential treatment center for girls with emotional and behavioral needs

·        Responsibilities include planning and implementing whole class and individual instruction in preparation for the Mathematics A and B Regents Examinations

 

High School Mathematics Tutor                                                                   March 2005- Present

·        Provide supplemental instruction for a tenth grade student in preparation for the Mathematics B Regents Examination

 

Substitute Teacher, Grades 1-12

Deer Park Union Free School District                                                 February 2005 – March 2005

Half Hollow Hills School District                                                           January 2005 – March 2005

Homer Central School District                                                                                              Fall 2004

·        Implemented whole class instruction from master teacher’s plans

 

Teacher Aide, Grades 9-12, Mathematics                                                         July-August 2004

Madonna Heights School, Dix Hills, NY

·        Planned and implemented whole class and individual instruction, developed quizzes, and assigned grades in preparation for the Mathematics A Regents Examination

·        Chaperoned three day trip to Camp Huntington, High Falls, New York

·        Responsibility included monitoring intake of students’ medications

 

International Student Teacher, Grade 4                                                                      Spring 2004

Avenue Primary School, London, England

·        Taught in the inner city of London in a classroom with 25 students with diverse ethnicities, religions, and home languages spoken

·        Completed a three week course on the British Education System

·        Planned and implemented instruction using the United Kingdom National Curriculum including music, art, physical education, information and communication technology, religious education, literacy, math, science, history, and geography

·        Used an Interactive Whiteboard for all subjects as a teaching resource

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Student Teacher, Grade 2                                                                                           Spring 2004

Cincinnatus Central School, Cincinnatus, NY

·        Utilized the New York State Learning Standards to develop lessons in all curricular areas

·        Kept track of students’ grades and used them to aid in report cards

·        Attended and participated in parent/teacher conferences and faculty meetings

 

Paraprofessional, Grade 6                                                               July-August 2001, 2002, 2003

West Hollow Middle School, Melville, NY

Candlewood Middle School, Dix Hills, NY

·        Participated in workshop for summer school classroom aides, “Coaching to improve decoding skills.”

·        Planned and implemented language arts and reading lessons to three classes

·        Taught reading using an intensive phonics program called Glass Analysis

 

Teaching Practicum, Grade 6                                                                                      Winter 2003

St. Mary’s Elementary School, Cortland, NY

·        Worked cooperatively with master teacher assisting with lessons, classroom activities, and grading papers

·        Instructed 1-on-1 tutoring sessions (during and after school), small group lessons, and whole class lessons

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Intramural Sports Scorekeeper and Official                                             Fall 2002- Spring 2004

·        Responsible for checking student identification and officiating intramural sports including volleyball, basketball, floor hockey, softball, whiffleball, broomball, soccer, tennis, badminton, football, ultimate frisbee, and bowling

 

Intramural Sports Student Staff Supervisor                                                                   Fall 2004

·        Responsible for preparing and supervising scorekeepers and officials for all intramural sports

·        Evaluated officials

·        Supervised recreational sport club games held on weekends

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

·        AIDS Quilt   2002, 2003

Help prepare and display AIDS quilt of Central New York

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Windows 98 & XP, Microsoft Works & Word, Appleworks, Microsoft Power Point, Interactive Whiteboard, and Internet use

 

REFERENCES

Barry Goodman, Assistant Principal of Madonna Heights School                    631-643-8800 x274

Steven Smith, Senior Counselor, SUNY Cortland                                              607-753-4728

Jason McGowan, Special Education Teacher, Amityville High School                 631-875-0803