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Social Sciences Teacher 6-12

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
February 07, 2018

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Richard Bretz

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Pinellas Park, FL. 33782

540-***-****; 540-***-**** Cell


To facilitate and coordinate with both staff members and students in order to increase the learning potential and to achieve the highest standards of learning for all students. The primary focus is to prepare students to be successful on the Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning.

Professional Statement:

I have twenty years of teaching experience in four states. During this time, I serviced a divergent school population with many socio-economic levels from the urban setting to the rural setting. I graduated Cum Laude in all academic areas of study.


Bluefield State College, Bluefield, West Virginia

Associate of Science Degree: Elementary Education

Completed: 01/1976-05/1978

Concord University, Athens, West Virginia

Bachelor’s Degree: Social Science, 7-12

Completed: 08/1978-05/1980

North Carolina A&T State, Greensboro, North Carolina

Master’s Degree: Major: History, 9-12; Minor: Education

Completed: 05/2000-05/2004

6/2016- 10/2017 G4S Secure Solutions, USA. Private security company in Lynchburg,

Virginia and in Tampa, Florida

Corporate Office, G4S Security Solutions, USA. 1395 University Blvd.

Jupiter, FL. 33458

10/2017-6/2018 Pinellas County Board of Education

301 4th Street, West

Largo, FL. 33770

Phone: 727-***-****

4/2015-6/2016 Roanoke County Public Schools, Roanoke, VA. 24019,

540-***-****, Debbie Shelor, Human Resource Officer.

08/2009 to 12/2015 Roanoke City Public Schools, 40 Douglas Avenue N.W., Roanoke, Virginia 24012


Location: Forest Park Academy

Position: Social Studies Teacher: World History and Government

Supervisor: Mr. Eric Anderson, Principal, 540-***-****

Duties: To help students gain the necessary skills that will make them productive members of society.

08/2008-06/2009 Roanoke City Public Schools,

Location: Noel C. Taylor Learning Academy

Position: Social Studies Teacher

Supervisor: Elizabeth Williams, Principal, 540-***-****

Duties: To teach the Social Studies curriculum while setting the highest expectations or all students, especially those that were behaviorally challenged.

01/2007-06/2008 Greenbrier County Schools, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24109

Location: Greenbrier East High School

Position: Social Studies Teacher

Supervisor: Jeff Bryant, Principal, 304-***-****

Duties: To teach the Social Studies curriculum while motivating students to achieve at their highest levels. To help students develop into twenty-first century thinkers.

08/1992-09/2005 Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

Position: Social Studies Teacher

Duties: To teach the Social Studies curriculum while setting the highest possible expectations for both myself and my students.

08/1988-06/1992 Henry County Public Schools, Collinsville, Virginia 24055

Position: Social Studies Teacher

Duties: To help with the development needs of students with learning disorders so they may experience personal success.

08/1986-06/1988 Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, Florida 34471

Position: Social Studies Teacher

Duties: To aid in the development of plans to help meet the instructional needs of the special needs students.

08/1981-06/1986 Pocahontas County Schools, Marlinton, West Virginia

Position: Social Studies Teacher

Duties: To teach the social studies curriculum and to establish the highest standard of achievement for all students.

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