Substitute Teacher, Macomb County Public Schools
Sep 2009 －Present
Professional Education Services
Substitute taught for all grades from Kindergarten to 12th grade in the Utica Community Schools, Chippewa Valley Schools Fraser Public Schools, Center Line Public Schools and L'Anse Creuse Public Schools. Led lessons in media centers and resource rooms. Assisted students in their research for class projects. Taught classes in math, social studies, science, language arts, physical education, and music. Administered ELL testing.
Girls Cross Country Coach, Girls Track Coach
Sep 2001 －Present
Lutheran High School North
Trained athletes, organized practices, taught strategies, kept records, organized meets, selected meets, planned team activitities and compiled statistics, Maintained, marked and designed cross country course. Effective communication with parents. Excellent program builder. During tenure girls cross country team increased from 8 athletes to over 40 athletes. Won Macomb County coach of the year 12 times while leading teams to numerous regional, conference, and county championships.
Jan 2005 －Mar 2009
Spring Design and Manufacturing
Manufactured and packaged springs for the auto industry. Trained new workers. Supervised night shift workers.
Sep 2003 －Jan 2005
Detroit Area Lutheran Schools
Macomb County and Oakland County,
Responsibilities included teaching all subjects in grades 3-8. Led lessons in resource room during long term assignment.
Media Center Intern
Sep 2002 －Dec 2002
Chatterton Middle School
Responsibilities included reading advisory, leading book talks, and assisting students with internet searches. Designed Power Point presentation for reference sources lesson and led lessons in various student programs such as story tellers and book clubs. Helped kids find sources for school assignments. In charge of the circulation desk and weeding the collection.
5th and 6th Grade Teacher
Aug 1996 －Jun 2001
Trinity Lutheran School
Served as the schools librarian and resource room teacher. Ordered new books and weeded damaged and outdated books from the collection. Taught social studies, math, language arts, physical education, art, religion, and typing. Served as soccer coach, track coach, academic team coach, sunday school teacher and vacation bible school recreation director. Tutored students and wrote curriculum for 5th and 6th grade.
Sep 1995 －May 1996
Macomb County Lutheran Schools
Responsibilities included teaching students from grades 1-8 in Social Studies, Science, Language Arts, Spelling, Math, P.E., Religion, and Art.
6th Grade Teacher and Athletic Director
Aug 1994 －Jun 1995
Immanuel Lutheran School
Taught social studies, science, language arts, religion and physical education. Served as Athletic Director, coached basketball, track, and soccer. Completed the 6th grade curriculum.