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Auxvasse, Missouri, 65231, United States
October 13, 2016

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Annetta L. Lasley


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P. O. Box 160

Auxvasse, Missouri 65231

Professional Profile

Masters of Education – Curriculum and Instruction plus 18+ graduate level credits in English, literature, and reading.

Bachelor of Science in Education – English and Journalism dual majors.

Several years online teaching college and high school English as well as experience in the

face to face community teaching college composition, literature, creative writing, literature for elementary teachers, and technical writing as well as course development.

Developed reading literacy program in which at-risk student reading performance increased an average of 2.5 years in nine months.

Built GED program to meet needs of individual learners.

Developed and facilitated workplace literacy program to increase worker reading, writing, and math skills to company standards.

Contributing member of Missouri Department of Higher Education’s Curriculum Alignment Initiative, as well as Cross-Disciplinary Alignment Initiative, and Expectations for Transition from High School to College in English Initiative

Contributing member of Washington Department of Higher Education I-CANS (Integrated Curriculum for Achieving Necessary Skills).

Certificated teacher in Missouri, Kansas, Washington, and Idaho

Proficient in MS Office, MS Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, and Learning Management Systems including Angel, Blackboard, eCollege, Desire2Learn, WebCT, Canvas, and Moodle.

College Employment History

Clovis Community College, Clovis, New Mexico, where I teach online Composition classes.

Manchester Community College, Manchester, New Hampshire, where I developed and taught development English and Composition courses.

Crowder College, Neosho, Missouri, where I develop and teach online courses in Composition 101 and 102.

Moberly Area Community College, Moberly, Missouri, where I revamped and taught Composition 101 and 102, Classical Mythology, and Literature for Elementary Teachers.

Centralia College, Centralia, Washington, where I developed and facilitated a workforce education program for Emperial Fabrication as well as teaching community college business communications/technical writing, developmental education, credit recovery, and GED classes. An additional assignment included being the peer tutoring coordinator.

State Fair Community College, Sedalia, Missouri, where I managed and taught GED classes at the Lexington site.

High School Teaching Experience

K-12 Insight of Kansas, Olathe, Kansas, which is an online high school for teens and adults. As an instructor I taught English I, II, III, and IV plus journalism, creative writing, and British and World literature. In addition, I made professional development presentations entitled “Recognizing the Differences in Teenage and Adult Learners” and “The Need for Advisory Councils for Adult Students.”

Missouri Virtual School, Jefferson City, Missouri, was Missouri’s online school. The school as it was at that time no longer exists. I was an online instructor teaching English courses for high school students both regular and honors.

North Callaway R-I School District, Kingdom City, Missouri, where I was the instructor for dual credit creative writing and introduction to world literature as well as high school English I, II, III, and IV, ACT Prep, Student Success, science fiction, ethnic literature, and mythology. I was also responsible for the development of these courses and a literacy essentials course. At-risk students who were reading at least two grade levels lower than their present grade took this class. On average, student reading levels were raised 2.5 grade levels in one school year. In addition, I served as department chair and district professional development team member.

Columbia School District, Columbia, Missouri, had an Evenstart program. I was the GED facilitator and the parenting educator making home visits and developing home projects for parents and their students.

Missouri Military Academy, Mexico, Missouri, is an academy for boys. I was an ESL, English, AP English, ACT Prep, and drama instructor as well as the Dramateers Coach and professional development member.

North Nodaway School District, Hopkins, Missouri, is a district where I taught English 6-12, study skills, Student Success, and journalism.


Masters in Education - Curriculum and Instruction, University of Missouri, 2006.

Bachelor of Science in Education - English and Journalism, Northwest Missouri University, Maryville.

Associate of Arts – General, State Fair Community College, Sedalia, Missouri.

Extensive graduate and post-graduate coursework in reading, English composition and literature, and education.

English graduate credits from Northwest Missouri State University, University of Missouri, Drury University, Ottawa University, Missouri Western University, Seattle Pacific University, Portland State University.

Project Participant

Centralia College, Centralia, WA, served on the

Washington SCANS(Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills) team

I-CANS ( Integrated Curriculum and Necessary Skills) team

STAR Teacher for Washington community college teachers.

Missouri, served on the

Communication Arts Alignment Competency Group

Missouri Department of Higher Education’s Curriculum Alignment Initiative Cross-Disciplinary Alignment Competency Group

Missouri Department of Higher Education’s Curriculum Alignment Initiative

Expectations Work Group for Transition from High School to College in English

Praxis Review Committee for Middle School Language Arts

In addition

Reviewer for the Kansas Assessment Program

Other Employment

Reference and circulation librarian for Timberland Library System

Peer tutoring coordinator for Centralia College

ACT site manager

Tutor for Department of Family Services, Washington State

Private tutor

Distributed Grader for Pearson

edTPA profile reviewer

ETS Test Rater

Awards and Honors

Fellow, Missouri Writing Project, University of Missouri

Fellow, Prairie Lands Writing Project, Missouri Western University

K12 Hand Up Award 2012

Outstanding Instructor nominee, Moberly Area Community College

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