John W. Morgan
CERTIFIED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER (Grades K-5):
Dedicated elementary school teacher eager to build upon 30-year teaching career (semi-retired in 2012) as an Elementary School Assistant Principal. Offer a proven track record of commended performance teaching grades K-5. Possess a passion for education and an unwavering commitment to optimizing student and school success. Strengths include curriculum design, mentoring, and student discipline.
*Guided and Facilitated Support Groups for Students. *Results orientated.
*Professional Development Workshops (2-3 per year). *Differentiated Instruction.
*Job Shadowed Principal for 6 Months. *Data driven.
*Respected PTO Representative for 3 years. *Outcomes-Based Instruction.
*Strategic planning and project management experience.
*Excellent time management and organizational skills.
*Relentless pursuit of high expectations.
*Aligned closely Common Core Curriculum.
HOWELL PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Howell, MI 1981-2012
Elementary School Teacher
*Distinguished elementary teacher for grades 1-5 in multi-level, team-teaching environment.
*Nominated for "Teacher of the Year" (1988-91,1993, 1995, 1996-1998, 2000-01, 2003-04). *Supervised student teachers through Eastern Michigan University's program (1994-2011).
*Served as the HEA School Representative for our elementary school for over 6 years.
*Designed, implemented, and facilitated student support groups for elementary students.
*Implemented Madeline Hunter reading model with emphasis on "Reading Recovery."
*Created discipline program involving policy/detention program (3 Strikes You're Out Program).
* Engaged and empowered parents and families.
*Assisted with union budgeting and financial decision making processes for teacher's union.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MI 1980-1981 and 2017
Elementary and Secondary School Substitute Teacher
*Effective substitute teacher for grades K-12 in county-wide public school districts
*Engaged, supervised and taught summer school programs for grades 1-8.
*Designed and implemented a physical education program for grades K-5.
*Successfully substitute taught in 2017 to refresh and update current trends in education, and to
re establish myself in the educational community.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
*WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, Detroit, MI • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
*MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, MI » Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education