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Lake Villa District Library - Young Adult Associate Resume Example

Benjamin Taylor
XXX XXXXXX XXXX, Lindenhurst,IL 60046
Summary of Qualifications
  • Create, implement, and manage effective programs that inspire students to learn beyond the text to include real world application.
  • Consistently search for innovative methods that meet the needs of the different learning styles, interests, and abilities of the students.
  • Conscientiously maintain accurate records to provide support and encouragement.
  • Communicate effectively with parents to keep them informed and participatory in the academic career of the student including weekly newsletters, frequent phone conferencing, and social media.
  • Self-Contained General Education Kindergarten-Grade 9
  • Middle School Social Science
Young Adult Associate: Dec 2011Present Lake Villa District Library: Lake Villa, IL
  • Represent and advocate for the teen patrons of district.
  • Plan all teen programming.
  • Purchase books.
  • Create passive programming.
  • Act as liaison with Lakes Community High School.
  • Maintain the YA budget. 
Circulation Clerk: Nov 2008Nov 2011 Lake Villa District Library: Lake Villa, IL
  • Responsible for charging and discharging of library material. 
  • Worked with patrons to solve problems. 
  • Maintained materials and made notification when materials were available. 
  • Processed materials for inter-library loans.
Educational Consultant: Jun 1996Jun 2002 Kids 1st Inc.: La Grange, IL
  • Authored innovative tools to assist teachers in integrating technology and internet usage into existing curriculum. 
  • Planned and implemented presentations at the IAGC convention and at the Illinois Computing Educators Conference at Pheasant Run.
  • Assisted districts in implementing technology curriculum changes.
Self Contained 4th Grade Teacher, 6th Grade Math Teacher, Part-time Math Specialist: Aug 1990Mar 1995 Ogden Avenue School: La Grange, IL
  • Taught in self-contained and departmentalized classes utilizing linguistic, logical-mathematical, spatial, musical, kinesthetic, interpersonal, and intrapersonal strategies.
  • Implemented curriculum changes based on personal study of brain theory and learning styles.
  • Changed grouping strategy for instruction in mathematics.
  • Worked cooperatively with Special Education team to effectively include remedial students in regular education.
  • Helped to implement UCMP Everyday Math Program district wide.
  • Taught in gifted and talented weekend program covering such topics as rocketry, French, architecture, Lego/Technics, and history of money.
  • Moderated after school clubs including Student Council, Illinois Future Problem Solving Bowl, Stock Market Club, and two separate Computer Clubs (simulations and programming).
  • Provided after school and weekend tutoring.
  • Served on district level math committee.
  • Taught West 40 and district math and computer classes.
5th-8th Grade Math Teacher: Aug 1987Jun 1989 St. Anastasia School: Waukegan, IL
  • Taught general Math and Science.
  • Helped devise and implement a middle school concept.
  • Differentiated curriculum to meet a wide range of abilities.
  • Created a voluntary summer math program for at risk students.
  • Coached girls basketball.
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Dec 1986 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Math Education Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
Math Education National Louis University - Chicago campus, Chicago, IL
Master of Science: MS Ed. Literacy Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL Anticipated degree December 2016
Community Service
Religious Education Teacher 2001- Present
Girl Scout Leader 2002-2013
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Council for the Social Studies
IMSA Mini Grant recipient 1993
University of Illinois Summer Institute scholarship 1990
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Previous Companies:

  • Lake Villa District Library
  • Kids 1st Inc
  • Ogden Avenue School

Previous Job Positions:

  • Young Adult Associate
  • Circulation Clerk
  • Educational Consultant
  • Self Contained 4th Grade Teacher
  • 6th Grade Math Teacher


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Northeastern Illinois University
  • National Louis University - Chicago campus
  • Northern Illinois University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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