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Charlotte Murphy
XXXX XXXX XXX XX XXXX , Seattle , WA 98144
Professional Summary
07/2012 to Present
Research Assistant The BERC Group, Inc - Bothell, WA
  • Write reports that summarize research results and includes recommendations to improve implementation of services and programs. 
  • Consult with clients to determine the types of research and information that are required. 
  • Analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative data to provide formative and summative feedback to a variety of specialized clients. 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to plan and design research projects, establish priorities, and recommend schedules and timelines for a multitude of projects. 
  • Contact potential participants in a study to introduce and explain objectives. 
  • Schedule interviews and focus groups, either in person or by telephone.  
  • Conduct and records field interviews and focus groups, in accordance with predetermined interview protocol, data collection procedures, and documentation standards  
  • Travel to various sites within a specified geographical area to perform research data collection.
  • Develop, implement, and edit methods of data collection, such as surveys and interview protocols. 
  • Code and verify the accuracy of data in accordance with specified research protocol and coding procedures. 
  • Enter data into a computer database and/or spreadsheet application for subsequent analysis  
  • Identify and compile lists of potential research subjects in accordance with study objectives and parameters. 
  • Review and edit papers for colleagues. 
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences. 
  • Track research participants, and perform any necessary follow-up tasks.  
  • Manage video production and filming of instructional practices and interviews
03/2014 to 06/2014
Tutor Seattle, WA
  • Built relationship with 9th grade student and helped with Language Arts assignments.
05/2012 to 07/2012
Tutor/Mentor Seattle, WA
  • Built relationship with 11th grade student and helped improve organizational skills and motivation.
08/2011 to 06/2012
Intern Broadview-Thomson K-8 - Seattle, WA
  • Lead weekly counseling sessions with middle school students on the 2nd and 3rd tier of the Response to Intervention list in order to improve grades, attendance, resiliency, and positive behavior.
  • Lead group sessions for underserved students from 2nd to 8th grade to build resiliency, manage grief, develop social skills, improve organization, increase confidence, and manage anger.
  • Develop lesson plans for two organizational skills groups and one friendship group for underserved students in 4th, 6th, and 7th grade. ·         
  • Provide conflict mediation to all students. ·         
  • Track data on multiple students with regard to attendance, discipline, grades, at-risk factors, and standardized test scores within a Response to Intervention (RTI) model. ·         
  • Assess student and staff needs through surveys, observations, and informal interviews.  ·         
  • Measure personal progress through daily log of hours, feedback forms, and evaluations.  ·         
  • Facilitate the Middle School Gay-Straight Alliance. ·  
  • Implement Second Step guidance curriculum in all 7th grade classrooms. ·         
  • Coordinate Penny Harvest philanthropic roundtable with diverse student representatives from 3rd-8th grade. ·         
  • Lead and/or attend 504 meetings for middle school students. ·  
  • Co-organize with colleagues the Anti-Bullying Week agenda and create related classroom guidance lessons. ·         
  • Coordinate parent-teacher conferences for middle school students.  ·         
  • Effectively communicate with all stakeholders in the school ·
  •  Provide referrals to outside community agencies.
01/2010 to 06/2012
Tutor/Mentor Seattle Pacific University - Seattle, WA
  • Completed three, yearlong tutoring/mentoring assignments at Ingraham High School, Denny Middle School, and West Seattle Elementary Provided guidance to students regarding personal and social issues Improved students' organizational and study skills Proctored reading literacy testing for 4th and 5th graders Assisted 5th grade teacher as classroom aid, helping students improve math and reading skills Worked with 2nd grade students on improving reading levels.
06/2011 to 05/2012
Weekly Volunteer ROOTS Young Adult Shelter - Seattle, WA
  • Provided food, shelter, supplies, and resources to homeless guests aged 18-25.
  • Supervised and enforced program guidelines.
  • Built positive relationships with guests.
05/2011 to 07/2011
Tutor/Mentor Sylvan - Seattle, WA
  • Assisted 2nd grade student with fractions, multiplication, factors, and common denominator.
  • Created fun math activities and games to increase motivation.
06/2008 to 06/2009
Grief Support Coordinator The Healing House - Lafayette, LA
  • Provided support and education for grieving children, their caregivers, and the community Led group meetings and organized activities for children ranging from ages 5 to 18 Trained volunteers on the mission of Healing House and how to respond to grieving children Professional Development School Counselor Residency Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Certificate Certified in ASIST Suicide Prevention Training in February 2012 Co-led presentation at 2010-2011 WSCA Conference on a school counselor's role as a social justice advocate Completed ROOTS "Conflict De-Escalation" training in 2011 Attended "The Ropes: Understanding and Engaging Youth Homelessness" training in 2011 Involved in graduate school research projects on social justice and undocumented students.
Master of Education:
Seattle Pacific University -
Graduated with HonorsMember of Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society since
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
University of Louisiana -
Achieved minors in Criminal Justice and English:
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Previous Companies:

  • The BERC Group
  • Inc
  • Broadview Thomson K 8

Previous Job Positions:

  • Research Assistant
  • Tutor
  • Mentor
  • Intern
  • Weekly Volunteer


  • Seattle Pacific University
  • University of Louisiana

Level of Education:

  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Achieved minors in Criminal Justice and English

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