Melinda A. Sas
**** **** ********* **. ********, WI 54915
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Proficient in Microsoft Office; Word, Power Point, SMART Notebook
Proficient in organization skills, multitasking
Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal problem solving
25+ years experience in teaching 7-12 grade students in Biology, Environmental Science,
Chemistry, Physics, Ecology, Math, Civics, History
Great team player, and being responsible to multiple parties
Will design and construct, garments, special occasion dresses, home accents, drapes, etc.
Can do any alterations, mending, and needlework.
Teacher, Freedom School District, Freedom WI Aug 1998---June 2014
Taught 10th grade Biology for 12 years. Taught 11th grade Environmental Science for 5 years.
Taught 7th grade Ecology for 3 years. Taught 10th grade Modern Civilizations for 3 years.
Taught 9th grade Math for 1 year. Taught 10th grade Civics for 1 year.
Realigned all course materials to Common Core in the school year of 2013-2014.
Student Learning Objectives were written and documented for the school year 2013-2014.
Followed all new procedures for the Teacher evaluation protocol for 2013-2014.
Over saw 2 student teacher in the 16 years at Freedom High School.
Seamstress, Elaine’s Bridal, Appleton WI Nov 2013 February 2014
Bridal, special occasion dresses; alterations, beading, special requests, creation and
execution of custom designs.
Teacher, Knitting classes for adults, Oneida Indian Reservation, Green Bay Wi Oct 2010 2013
Taught knitting for beginners in evening classes. Courses lasted 4 weeks.
Two sessions per year.
Teacher, Sylvan’s Learning Center Aug 1998 June 1999
Teacher for clients of 7th through 12th grade in all subjects. Each half hour, 3 students were
tutored in a personal program set up for them. All documentation, charting of progress and
parent interaction was noted.
Teacher, Valley Christian High School, Oshkosh WI Aug 1995---June 1998
Taught 10th grade Biology for 3 years. Taught 11th grade Chemistry for 3 years.
Taught 11th grade Physics for 3 years. Taught 9th grade science for 3 years.
Over saw a department of 4 teachers.
I ordered and stocked all materials for a new science lab.
All state standards were used to write all curriculum of the above classes.
Teacher, Long term substitute, Kimberly High School, Kimberly WI Sept 1997 June 1998
Appleton West High School, Appleton, WI
Taught one semester of Biology, Basic Biology, and Environmental Science.
Basic Biology was for sophomore students that had cognitive and emotional/mental learning
disabilities. All curriculums were produced on site, and specially tailored for the class.
Owner of a Child Day Care, Appleton WI 1981-1997
Owner of a licensed day care in my home. Cared for children infant to six years of age.
Curriculum was written and developed for each of the children.
Owner of Sassy Creations, Appleton, WI 1987-1997
Small business owner. Designed and executed Bridal and special commissioned garments.
Alterations. Taught craft classes to children and adults of the community.
Biologist, Clean Water Testing, Appleton WI 1991
Preformed field analysis and documentation for monitoring drinking water wells.
Lab studies were performed and all procedures were followed for instituting
State drinking water regulations.
Environmental Specialist, Department of Natural Resources, Springfield, MO 1986-1988
Reviewed and gave recommendations for state waste water permits. Implemented state
Regulations for new housing developments on drinking water wells and septic systems.
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison WI 1998---2013
Various courses in Science, History 45 credits
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Oshkosh WI 1998---2013
Various course in Science, History 20 credits
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI 2003
Masters of Environmental Science
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 1977
Bachelors of Biology, secondary Education, and a History Minor
Listed in Who’s Who Among American’s Teachers 2006
On the board for the Bruce B. Purdy Nature Preserve, Appleton, WI 2006-2010
Nominated for the
2005 Presidential Award Program for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Nominated for 2001-2002 Shell Science Teaching Award
Nominated for the 2001-2002 Toyota Science Teaching Award
Oneida Indian Reservation
American Association of University Women
Daughters of the American Revolution
Girl Scout Leader---25 years
Boy Scout Leader/Scout Master for 5 years.
Wood Badge Award
Earned Out-Door-Skill Instructor
Order of the arrow awarded in 1999
AWANA Church program for youth. Preschool through 6th grade.
Weekly meetings, 170 children.
Commander-Director for 5 years.