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Support State University

Vancouver, Washington, United States
May 19, 2017

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Tessa Wargo

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Vancouver, WA


OBJECTIVE: I would like to demonstrate my ability to enhance a safe, productive, and collaborative work environment.

QUALIFICATIONS: I thrive in new surroundings and quickly become productive. The knowledge I have acquired through professional opportunities, personal experiences, and my graduate and post graduate work has provided me with a foundation of tools that have proved to be useful in dynamic settings. Having a history of working with diverse populations enables me to be successful in a variety of situations.


-Bachelor of Science-May 2007

City University, Vancouver, WA

-Masters in Teaching-April 2009

City University, Vancouver, WA


Kindergarten Teacher/Substitute Teacher-2009-2016

Vancouver Public Schools

-assessed each student’s progress, and communicated the results to families

-enforced positive behavior strategies

-developed lessons and activities designed to maximize all student learning

-communicated with parents on a regular basis

-collaborated with the kindergarten team to prepare and outline lesson

-maintained a safe and orderly classroom environment

-took part in all regular staff meetings and became a member of The Safety Committee and The Parent Engagement Committee

-used personal talents to create an eclectic and engaging learning environment

-all duties as assigned by my supervisor

Counselor Supervisor-2012

Camp Kiwanis, MT Hood, OR

-created and implemented life skills, health, and recreational curriculum for

developmentally delayed and behaviorally challenged individuals

-supervised and determined grades for Portland State University Students completing their capstone coursework

-provided first aid services for campers, and provided training to prepare counselors to provide campers medical support when necessary

Swim Coach 2001-2012

Vancouver School District

- worked with developmentally delayed students on stroke technique and goal setting

-conducted practices, organized swim meets, and schedule events

-created and maintained a positive and productive environment for every swimmer through team building activities

Staff Assistant-2001-2007

Vancouver School District

- tutoring children of all ages with special needs

-providing support to students of all ability levels

-delivering curriculum in the classroom and as a home tutor

Respite Care Provider-2001-2006

Washington Department of Developmental Disabilities

-directed daily activities of developmentally delayed children in their home and in the community

-provided advocacy for parents new to the Department of Developmental Disabilities

Cultural Exchange Coordinator -2006

Washington International Cultural Exchange

-supervised and created a safe a rewarding international cultural exchange to China for high school athletes

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