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Location:
Kalamazoo, MI
Posted:
September 25, 2018

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Karin Fender

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER - Mattawan Consolidated School

Portage, MI 49024

ac659j@r.postjobfree.com

269-***-****

Motivated retired middle school teacher seeking a career change to share leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Work Experience

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER

Mattawan Consolidated School - Mattawan, MI

August 1993 to 2018

* Worked with administrators on behavioral issues to support the needs of all students.

* Kept laboratory environment neat, well-stocked and safe for students.

* Built learning and citizenship skills to help with personal growth in addition to increasing academic knowledge.

* Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.

* Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in the material.

* Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.

* Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.

* Utilized various technology tools to diversify instruction.

* Cultivated relationships with parents for a complete support network.

* Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.

* Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies. Education

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Western Michigan University - Kalamazoo, MI

1991-1996

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Western Michigan University - Kalamazoo, MI

1985-1991

Skills

PROBLEM SOLVING, TIME MANAGEMENT, INTEGRATION OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH, INTERPERSONAL SKILLS, COLLABORATION

Community Service/Awards

USTA Tower Chair Volunteer

August 1996-Present

USTA Outstanding Community Support Award 2014

August 2014

Borgess Marathon Aid Station Leader

2010-2018

Mattawan HS Cross Country Coach

1997-2018

Certifications/Licenses

Professional Teaching Certificate

Certified K-5 General Education, 6-8 Science, Educational Leadership Strengths

* Attention to Detail * Classroom Discipline

* Classroom Management * Critical Thinking

* Technology Integration * Strong Collaborator

* Individualized Instruction * Personable and Outgoing

* Problem Solving Skills * Student Motivation

* Lesson Planning * Positive Reinforcement

* Verbal and Written Communication * Creative Learning Strategies

* Organizational Ability * Student-centered Learning

* Response to Intervention Understanding * Outstanding Social Skills

* Literacy Skills * Computer Proficient

* Creative Questioning * Interpersonal Skills

* Positive Learning Environment * Effective Time Management

* Group Learning Mechanics * STEM Education



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