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Company Owner, CEO Past: Education

Clarkston, Michigan, 48348, United States
October 25, 2016

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*Problem Solving

*Data Driven Decisions

*Persistent Follow Up

*Discipline Issues

*Communicating with Supervisors


*Empathizing with Clients

*Developing Innovative Communication Methods

*Overcoming Barriers and Obstacles


After creating my own successful company, I would like to use my skills to help another company as a Virtual Recruiter to assist with recruiting and supporting other professionals.


Bachelor of Science in Education December 2007

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Major: Elementary Group Minors

Minors: Math/Science, Integrated Creative Arts, Early Childhood


Michigan Provisional Certificate K-5 all subjects; K-8 all subjects (self-contained)


ZigZagRags ( September 2014 - current

-Owner, CEO

• Create and run all aspects of the company. This includes running all of the marketing, bookkeeping, shipping, Ecommerce site, handmade products.

• Mange over 11,000 sales in two years.

• Create ongoing social media campagins.

Berkley School District (Berkley, Michigan) September 2012-June 2014

-Kindergarten Teacher

• Develop a successful program to help students begin to understand the school system.

• Create intriguing lessons to enhance the educational experience

• Collaboration with Co-workers on like minded goals

National Heritage Academies

Warrendale Charter Academy(Detroit, Michigan) August 2011- September 2012

Kindergarten Teacher

Collaborated with the teacher in planning, preparing, and organizing thematic units.

• Assisted in quarterly grading and conferences.

• Utilized children’s literature to teach and reinforce reading comprehension, writing, and grammar.

• Designed curriculum-based lessons that incorporated Bloom’s Taxonomy of cognitive objectives.

St. Patrick Elementary School (White Lake, Michigan) April 2011 – June 2011

2nd Grade Teacher – Long Term Substitute

• Implement National Core Standards into the remaining curriculum for the 2010- 2011 school year.

• Participate in staff development meetings.

• Incorporate the Catholic faith as part of the educational curriculum.


Star International, Universal, and Universal Learning Academies

(Detroit and Dearborn Heights, Michigan) August 2010- April 2011

Administrator (Director Of School Improvement Programs)

• Supervise Special Education Programs including teachers, specialists and contracted service providers at all three school districts totaling almost 2000 students

• Develop daily lesson plans based on Michigan standards in all subject areas.

Utilize standardized test scores to design lessons around

Universal Learning Academy (Dearborn Heights, Michigan ) December 2007-August 2010

-4th Grade Teacher (2009-2010)

• Enabled students to reach 133% (Math) 188% (English Language Arts), 172% (Reading) gains over the respective National Norm Average in the SCANTRON Achievement Series

• Develop daily lesson plans based on Michigan standards in all subject areas.

-Summer School Coordinator (2009 and 2010)

-After School Tutorial Coordinator (2009 )

• Coordinate summer program and after school program for students achieving below grade level within the entire school.

• Provide ongoing professional development for teachers.

-Kindergarten Teacher (2008-2009)


• Michigan Teacher of the Year Nominee 2010

• Silver Scantron Award 2010 -Highest Subject-Specific Scantron Achievement Series Progress in the subject areas Math (133%), ELA (188%), and Reading (172%) for average percentage gains over the respective National Norm Averages.

• Gold Scantron Award 2010 -Highest Scantron Achievement Series Overall Progress at the 4th grade level showing 161% average gains over the respective National Norm Average.

• School Improvement Team Mentoring and Coaching Award 2010

• Western Michigan University Dean’s List 2005, 2006, 2007

• Certificate of Achievement Integrated Creative Arts Minor 2006


• Experienced with using Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, and Dreamweaver

• Publish classroom newsletters online on weekly basis

• Publish classroom Website

• Upload classroom lessons and worksheets to iTunesU

• MACUL (Michigan Association of Computer Users and Learners) Member

• MACUL MiChampion Team Captain

• SMART technology knowledge

• Mastered use of PowerSchool program

• Mastered use of ‘Gradebook 1.7’ online grade book, attendance, and publications


• MACUL (Michigan Association of Computer Users and Learners)

• MERA (Michigan Educational Research Association)

• MIEM (Michigan Institute for Educational Management)


"We wish we could take what you are doing and sprinkle it all over schools in Michigan."

Michigan Department of Education Site Audit of Star International Academy

“Ms. Hager has built a strong rapport with students as she continuously develops and implements classroom systems that positively engage students and improve achievement."

Q. Muftari

Curriculum Director

Universal Learning Academy, Dearborn Heights, MI

"Ms. Hager works diligently to take on challenging new grade level instruction as part of her own professional growth while leading committee activities that positively impact student learning."

H. Ahmed


Universal Learning Academy, Dearborn Heights, MI

“She is willing to help out other teachers, demonstrating best practices and open communication. One can always rely on Ann to help out with data analysis, technology related assignments and lesson planning. I highly recommend Ann Hager for Michigan’s Teacher of the Year."

H. Murray

Mentor Teacher

Universal Learning Academy, Dearborn Heights, MI

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