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Special Education English Teacher

Newport, Oregon, United States
October 14, 2016

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Devonee Trivett

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Newport, OR *****


Objective: To support and guide learners including those who have special needs and exceptionalities.


• classroom management skills

• Technology skills (proficient with a PC email, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Online social collaboration & networking experience,

• Experience applying rules, regulations and policies for safe learning environment

• 7 years experience in special education.

• Experience incorporating an arts element to cross curricular lessons

• Experience working with community leaders, planning committee and general volunteers

(Community Services Consortium, Oregon Coast Council for the Arts)

Former retail business owner (Mermaid Mercantile, Newport, OR, 1998 2001)

Policy Council Secretary for Lincoln County Head Start (Community Services

Consortium (2013 2014)


Student Online, Masters in Special Education at Grand Canyon University, December 2014 –

present Approx. 3.6

Student Online, Educational Technology at Walden University 2012 to June 2014, 3.6 GPA

Masters in Language Arts Education, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR/ graduated Jun

2003, 3.8 GPA

Bachelors in English, University of Washington, Seattle, WA/ graduated Jun 1991, 3.3 GPA

Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA attended 1986 1987, 3.3 GPA

Educational and Leadership Experience

Earthworks Bay Street Gallery, Newport, Oregon (April 2014 to December 2014)

Gallery Staff.

All responsibilities for gallery administration, retail sales, monthly “Featured Artists,” blog

organizer and writer:


Lincoln County School District, Newport, Oregon (May 2005 to June 2012)

Substitute Teacher and Career Center Volunteer at NHS

All duties of an instructor and a mentor.

Lake Washington School District, Kirkland, WA (Nov. 2006 to June 2006)

Substitute Teacher

Implement my own lessons when needed, manage classroom, resolve conflicts, work as a

team, keep records of classroom behavior and progress.

Kern High School District, Bakersfield, California (August 2003 to June 2004)

English Teacher

All duties of an instructor: implement my own lessons when needed, manage classroom,

resolve conflicts, work as a team, keep records of classroom behavior and progress.

City of Newport, Newport, OR (Sep 1993 to Jun 2002)

Control Desk Clerk (rec center), swim and water aerobics instructor (pool)

Design, write and publish informational brochures, newsletters and flyers

Answer phones, register new members, answer community questions about resources

and locations of landmarks,

Instruct students in swimming and water aerobics seasonally, keep records, present


Mermaid Mercantile, Newport, OR (Sep 1998 to Feb 2001)

Manager, Owner, Sales Clerk

Visual Arts Center/ City of Newport (under Jim Maris, Barbra Gast and Julia Fenton).

Newport, OR (Jan 1995 to Dec 1999)

Administrative Assistant

write and publish informational press releases, brochures, newsletters and flyers, edit all

written material

Assist administrator in all Newport Visual Arts Center responsibilities, hang gallery


All duties involving arts education: write informational blurb, register students, advertise


present art receptions.

Perform all duties involved in rental of facilities.

Answer phone and keep phone records.

Train and develop volunteer base

Attend monthly board meetings

Community Activities:

Policy Council Secretary 2013 2014: Community Services Consortium Headstart, Newport &

Toledo, Oregon Contact: Katy Groesbeck, Toledo Branch, 845 NW A Street Toledo, OR –

97391 541-***-****

Bilingual Skills: GLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) Basic Spanish bilingual and

ESOL training (April, 2009)

Community Theater: producer and actor for non profit community theater, Porthole Players

Member 1993 present contact Jan Eastman @ 541 265 ARTS

Book Reviews written and published online: The Oregon Coast Preview Books Center

Member and Contributor (LCSD) lead by Jane Cothron of Lincoln County Library District

High School Career Center Volunteer as ASPIRE Mentor: Newport High School 2010

present (NHS) Melinda Dye contact: 541-***-****

Elementary Youth Volunteer as PALS reading buddy and Art Fridays Instructor: Yaquina View

Elementary contact: Patti Forcier 541-***-****


Kirk Tice, English Teacher, NHS:541-***-****

Melinda Dye, Career Center Supervisor, NHS:541-***-****

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