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Special Education Assistant

San Francisco, CA
February 18, 2015

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Kaitlyn Mulhollem

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West Chester, PA, 19380



West Chester University, West Chester, PA

M.A., English; Writing, Teaching, Criticism Track, May 2013

Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA

B.A., English and Professional Writing, 2011, Magna Cum Laude

Overall GPA: 3.57 major: 3.76

Dean's List for five semesters

Professional Positions

Special Education Assistant, West Chester Area School District, West

Chester, PA, Fall 2013-Present

Deliver one-on-one and small group instruction to students with


Create, adapt, and implement lesson plans and activities in all

subject areas

Facilitate Read Naturally program to improve fluency in reading

Writing Center Consultant and Teaching Staff Member, West Chester

University, West Chester, PA, Fall 2011-Spring 2013

Graduate Assistantship, which required tutoring writers 20 hours

a week

Collaborated with students to discuss writing and fundamental

skills one-on-one

Assisted English Language Learners and students with

disabilities to improve basic writing skills and language


Created online schedule using SuperSass software

Helped recruit and train new consultants to become more

effective tutors

Conducted writing workshops and weekly staff meetings

Writing Center Consultant and Teaching Staff Member, Slippery Rock

University, Slippery Rock, PA, Fall 2009-Spring 2011

In addition to completing the same tasks as above, helped deaf

students in the composing process

Annual Fund Phonathon Ambassador, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock,

PA, 2008-2010

Communicated with alumni about the university's fall and spring


Raised more than $13,400 for the university in private support

Papers and Presentations

Mid-Atlantic Writing Association Conference, March 2012

Presented research on the effectiveness and benefits of teaching

grammar with visuals

Work in Progress

Feedback Sequences and the Importance of Building Rapport

Conducted research and observed tutorials for possible publication

Courses Taken

West Chester University

Writing Tutoring and Composition

Composition and Rhetoric

Teaching Composition

Writing in the Diverse Classroom

Literary Theory

Teaching Literature Strategies

Research Seminar

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