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State University High School

Chicago, Illinois, 60638, United States
February 08, 2018

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Stephanie Machotka

**** *. ********** ***. *******, IL 60638 815-***-**** EDUCATION

Illinois State University

Bachelor of Arts in English, Secondary Education Spring 2016 Major GPA: 4 .0/4.0 Cumulative GPA: 3.8/4.0

Minor: Women’s and Gender Studies

License: Professional Educator License

Study Abroad: U niversity of Leicester, Leicester, England Spring 2014 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Intrinsic High School Chicago, IL

Grade 11 ELA Instructor Fall 2016-Present

● Collaborated with ELA co-teachers on a daily basis in order to create and implement standards based lesson plans

● Analyzed data collected from student work in order to create differentiated lesson plans per student need

● Acted as an academic and emotional advisor to a group of high school girls from their freshman to sophomore year

● Coordinated teacher conferences through appointment scheduling and the preparation of important documents Intrinsic High School Chicago, IL

Spoken Word Poetry Coach Fall 2016-Present

● Acted as a leader and role model for a group of Intrinsic students ranging in age from 14-18 years old

● Hosted school wide poetry events including The Haiku Slam and National Poetry Writing Month

● Co-coached students through writing and team building exercises in preparation for LTAB Slam Poetry Competition

● Encouraged student leadership through scaffolding of student-led practices and critique sessions EF Tours Italy, France, Spain

EF Tour Co-Leader M ay 2017-Present

● Chose a trip appropriate for student population based on length, price, and cultural experience opportunities

● Communicated tour expectations to participants throughout the school year through in-person and online forums

● Tracked necessary paperwork and payments in order to ensure all participants a guaranteed spot on the tour

● Chaperoned a group of 20 students on a nine day excursion to Italy, France, and Spain PRE-PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Leroy High School Leroy, IL

Student Teacher

● One of a select few students admitted into the PDS program: a 32 week student teaching experience

● Taught a variety of courses including English III, English III Honors, Speech, and Cinema.

● Created a project-based writing unit in with the participation of the local McLean County History Museum.

● Founded Leroy’s first ever high school book club with a focus on student choice and young adult literature LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Young Women’s Christian Association Bloomington, IL Youth Leader Fall 2014-Summer 2015

● Developed leadership skills in young girls through empowerment activities and group discussions

● Assisted the YWCA staff in creating an anti-bullying focused summer camp

● Monitored the safety and wellness of student groups ranging in size from 10-20 and in age from 7-13 Illinois State University Office of International Studies and Programs Normal, IL Study Abroad Ambassador Fall 2014-Spring 2015

● Delivered self-made presentation to groups of up to 150 Illinois State University students

● Promoted benefits of studying abroad in a multitude of settings on Illinois State University's campus

● Developed new and creative ways to advertise the study abroad program across Illinois State University campus

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