Current location: Bloomington, IL
Phone Number: 555-555-5555
Secondary Spanish Student Teacher and K-12 Spanish Education Major, with over 4 years of experience working with young people through volunteerism as well as classroom observations and practicum. Highly compassionate, strong organizational skills, patient, and ability to be work well and communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues, and supervisors. Excited to take on my first full-time teaching experience as a High School Spanish Teacher and student advocate.
B.A. IN K-12 SPANISH EDUCATION | Illinois Wesleyan University | August 2015 - Present
STUDENT TEACHER | Bloomington High School | August 2018 - Present
I am currently teaching six beginning to advanced secondary Spanish courses, with up to 25 students per class. I am fulfilling my Student Teaching requirements and gaining hands-on experience that I will be able to apply in my future career as a full-time Spanish Teacher.
TEACHING ASSISTANT | IWU Educational Studies Department | January 2018 - May 2018
I worked three days a week observing two of Professor Edmonson's EDUC 202 courses, lasting a total of 9 hours per week. I also provided tutoring hours for the course's students two days a week, totaling 2 hours each session. Other responsibilities included:
TEACHING OBSERVATIONS & PRACTICUM | Multiple Elementary & High School Settings | January 2015 - May 2018
As an Educational Studies major in Special Content (Spanish), I completed over 170 hours of service, observation, and practicum in social service agencies, elementary schools and high schools, gaining firsthand experience in diverse educational settings.
Spanish - Full Professional
English - Native or Bilingual
Formative & Summative Assessment
TPRS Foreign Language Teaching Method
SMART Board Technologies
Microsoft (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
09/2015 - 05/2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentors. I began working with my Little when they were a sophomore in high school and successfully mentored them up until they graduated high school.
01/2015 - 05/2015
UNITY Community Center
The UNITY Community Center provides an after-school program for young people in the Bloomington area. I volunteered at the center twice a week for two hours each day, for the duration of one academic semester.
Prospective Educator Scholarship | Pi Lambda Theta | May 2018
I was awarded the Prospective Educator Scholarship and accepted into a division of Phi Delta Kappa International, known as Pi Lambda Theta, a prestigious honor society serving to recognize outstanding preservice and practicing educators. Requirements include pursuing a career in education and have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Only 35 other students in the entire nation were awarded this scholarship in 2018.