• The College of Wooster:Bachelor of Arts (May 2010)
  • Major:Mathematics; Minor:Education
  • GPA:3.99/4.0; Summa Cum Laude
  • Independent Study-Flow Experiences in Experiential Mathematics:A year long independent research project examining the flow experiences of students in an experiential mathematics program. This study resulted in a 133-page thesis paper and culminated in an oral defense.
  • Academic Honors and Awards: Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Honors on Senior Thesis, Dean’s List, the Lyman C. Knight Sr. Prize in Mathematics and Physical Education, the Elizabeth Sidwell Wagner Prize in Mathematics and Computer Science, the William Edgar Hoffman Jr. Prize in Education, the College of Wooster Academic Achievement Award, the Mayo Foundation Scholarship, the Fobes Scholarship, the Stockdale Scholarship, and the Barbra Burkland Landes Scholarship

Pre-Service Teaching Experience

  • Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning: Fall 2010
    • Completed 13 weeks of student teaching in ninth and tenth grade
    • Planned and taught lessons using the Interactive Mathematics Program Year 1 and Year 2
    • Designed and implemented a two-week, standards based graphing investigation for tenth grade
    • Participated in parent/teacher conferences and weekly professional development meetings
  • Teaching Apprenticeship, The College of Wooster: Fall 2008
    • Served as Teaching Assistant for sixteen-week Freshman Year Seminar
    • Monitored and assessed student’s blogs and facilitated both whole class and small group discussions
    • Lead students on experiential-based expeditions
  • St. Mary's School: Spring 2007
    • Completed eight weeks of field experience in fifth and sixth grade
    • Instructed, managed, and evaluated Fifth Grade Math and Sixth Grade Earth Science
  • Tutoring in the College Math Center, The College of Wooster: Spring 2007
    • Tutored peers in Calculus I, Calculus II, and Multivariate Calculus homework and test preparation

Work History

* Fayette County Public Schools Substitute Teacher (Lexington, KY): Spring 2011
* Signature Club Assistant Swim Coach (Lexington, KY): Summer 2010
* Lexington Pools Manager (Lexington, KY): Summer 2009

Special and Technology-Based Skills

* Trained in National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards
* Familiar with the new Kentucky Core Academic Standards for Mathematics
* Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SMART Board Technology, Google Sites, Wiki
* Proficient in Latin
* CPR/AED Certification
* Outward Bound Alumni
* 4-Year Collegiate Varsity Letter Winner in Swimming

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