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Hannah Wood
Professional Summary
Highly competent and creative teaching professional practiced in instructing learners at all levels from early childhood to adult. Personable and knowledgeable educator with expertise in planning and implementing reading and literacy instruction that aligns to Pennsylvania's Common Core Standards.
  • Curriculum development
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Student assessment and evaluation
  • Analyzing student data
  • Differentiating instruction
  • Reading comprehension
  • Critical thinking
Middle School Literature Teacher Aug 2012Present Greater Johnstown School District Johnstown, PA
  • Prepare classroom, materials and lessons for six groups of 7th and 8th grade learners at various reading levels.
  • Plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and literacy, following approved district curricula aligned to the PA Common Core Standards.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students.
  • Instruct learners in reading and literature according to various methods such as lectures, modeling and think-alouds and cooperative learning. 
  • Adapt and differentiate teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Assess student learning using both formative and summative means of assessment.
  • Analyze student data to determine student strengths and areas of need.
  • Establish and enforce rules for student behavior, as well as classroom procedures that ensure a safe, efficient and positive environment for learning.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of middle school ELA courses and programs.
  • Serve on staff committee that works to identify students in need of interventions, determine interventions best-suited and monitor effectiveness of interventions assigned.
  • Serve on a district curriculum writing team that writes and revises official district curricula and assessments and aligns all district instruction to PA Common Core Standards.
  • Coordinate and supervise an extracurricular student book club to promote reading and literacy outside of the classroom.
Post-Secondary Instructor Sep 1997Present Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Hollidaysburg, PA
  • Advise and instruct teachers employed in diocesan school systems in areas such as instructional methods, classroom management and assessment.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures and plan classroom activities to promote learning.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
Title One Reading Teacher Sep 2011Aug 2012 Greater Johnstown School District Johnstown , PA
  • Prepared classroom, materials and reading lessons for a class of struggling 1st grade learners.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as read-alouds, think-alouds, and cooperative learning.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Assessed student learning using both formative and summative assessments.
  • Administered diagnostic assessments to elementary students to determine strengths and weaknesses in reading.
  • Prepared and implemented remedial reading programs for students requiring extra help.
  • Conferred with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to identify and address students' academic areas of need.
Director of Religious Education Aug 2002Sep 2011 St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Ashville, PA
  • Set educational standards and goals, and established policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
  • Determined the scope of educational program offerings, and prepared program schedules and descriptions.
  • Planned, directed, and monitored instructional methods and content of educational programs.
  • Recruited, trained and supported a staff of volunteer teachers.
  • Taught classes or courses to students at various levels, as well as families and adult staff members.
  • Chose and purchased materials and textbooks to address the needs of educational program and diocesan curriculum.
Master of Education: Reading Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA *Summa Cum Laude
*Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Johnstown , PA *Magna Cum Laude
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Previous Companies:

  • Greater Johnstown School District
  • Diocese of Altoona Johnstown
  • St Thomas Aquinas Parish

Previous Job Positions:

  • Middle School Literature Teacher
  • Post Secondary Instructor
  • Title One Reading Teacher
  • Director of Religious Education


  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Level of Education:

  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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