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Bradenton, FL
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February 27, 2020

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ANNE E. HESTER

*** **** ****** ******* **** Bradenton, FL. 34203 · 941-***-****

adb0t9@r.postjobfree.com

After graduating from the University of South Florida with a double major in History and Psychology, Anne began teaching Social and Language Arts. She was at Riverdale High School for twelve years, and she currently at East Lee County High School teaching American Government, Psychology I and II as well as World Religions. She has also served as a Mentor Teacher, Social Studies Department Head, Freshman Class Sponsor and Assistant Test Coordinator. She has taught several teacher-directed courses in Classroom Organization and Educational Technology and is working on a presentation for the Florida Council for Social Studies annual conference. She completed her Masters in American History and Government (MAHG) from Ashland University in December 2017. EXPERIENCE

2018 – PRESENT

TEACHER, EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

Voter Registration Drive Coordination Team (2019), Capturing Kids’ Heart Student Engagement Development Team (2018), taught courses in American History, American Government, Law Studies, Psychology, Comparative World Religions

2006 – 2018

TEACHER, RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL

Department Chair (2012-2016), Assistant Test Coordinator (2014-2015), Learning Objective Development Team (2014-2015), Curriculum Planning Council (2014-2016), APPLES New Teacher Mentor (2005-2016), Clinical Educator Mentor with Florida Gulf Coast University (2013-2018), Facilitator of Summer Pre-School Social Studies Teacher Training (2013, 2015), taught courses in American History, Philosophy, English Literature, American Literature, Sociology EDUCATION

MAY 2018

MASTER OF ARTS, ASHLAND UNIVERSITY

Maintained a 3.8 GPA while completing a rigorous primary source analysis program in both in- person and online classes

APRIL 2004

BACHELOR OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (History and Psychology) with a minor in British Literature

(focusing on Shakespeare)

MAY 1997

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS, MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Completed all requirements for a degree in Psychology and Secondary Education 2

RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

OCTOBER 2019

VOTED A BOARD MEMBER, FLORIDA COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL STUDIES JUNE 2018

MASTER TEACHER OF AMERICAN HISTORY, AMERICAN REVOLUTION INSTITUTE One of 13 teachers chosen annually to conduct research and attend pedagogical sessions at Anderson House, Washington D.C. (Society of the Cincinnati) APRIL 2016

JAMES MADISON FELLOWSHIP, JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP One of two teachers chosen to represent Florida in 2016. A national program with one or two recipients per state awarded a full scholarship to complete a master’s degree in American History, Civics or American Government

2008, 2013, 2017

SEMI-FINALIST, GOLDEN APPLE TEACHING AWARD

Lee County award for teachers of excellence

2015, 2016

FINALIST, GOLDEN APPLE TEACHING AWARD

Lee County award for teachers of excellence

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• Member, Florida Council for Social Studies

• Member, iCivics National Educator Panel

• Member, Florida Council for History Education

• Member, National Council for History Education

• Member, Mount Vernon Teacher Alumni

• Member, James Madison Fellowship

• Member, Joshua Chamberlain League

SPECIAL TRAINING

2020:

• Technology’s Impact in American History (TIAH)/National Council for History Education (NCHE) Colloquia: NASA and the Space Race, Cape Canaveral, FL

• Florida Teacher’s Law Symposium (focus on 1st, 5th and 19th Amendments), Tampa Convention Center, FL

2019:

• Presenter, Florida Council for Social Studies Annual Conference

• Ashbrook one day Seminar, The Cold War, Englewood, FL

• School District of Lee County: Peer Coaching and Teacher Training, Lehigh Acres, FL

• Freedoms Foundation, Institute: Medal of Honor Legacy: The Cold War, Valley Forge, PA

• Gilder Lehrman Institute: Origins and Consequences of the Civil War, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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• National Endowment for the Humanities, Institute, Punishment, Politics and Culture, Amherst College, MA

• Florida Bar Association, Teacher’s Law Symposium, Tampa, FL 2018:

• George Washington Teachers Institute, Lives Bound Together: Slavery at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, VA

• Gilder Lehrman Institute: Teaching Literacy Through History: World War I, Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa, FL

• Attendee, Florida Council for Social Studies Annual Conference 2017:

• James Madison Summer Institute (Constitutional Boot Camp), Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

• Attendee, Florida Council for Social Studies Annual Conference 2016:

• Golden Apple Teacher’s Colloquium, South Seas Resort, Captiva Island, Florida

• Florida Humanities Council, Workshop, La Florida: 450 Years of Spanish St. Augustine, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida

• Attendee, Florida Council for Social Studies Annual Conference 2015:

• Ashbrook Center, Weekend Colloquium, “George Washington”, William B. Allen, Mount Vernon, Virginia

• Ashbrook Center, Weekend Colloquium, “Presidents and the Constitution: James Madison”, Eric Sands, James Madison’s Montpelier, VA.

• Online Training, “Explicit Instruction” (Teaching ESE Students) Currently enrolled

• Ashbrook Center Saturday Seminar, “Civil Disobedience”, David Alvis and Ashland University

• Ashbrook Center Saturday Seminar: “Abraham Lincoln”, Eric Sands and Ashland University.

• Ashbrook Center Saturday Seminar: “Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist Theory”, Eric Sands and Ashland University

• School Leaders Program, Lee County School System, Fort Myers, FL.

• Participant, Florida Council for Social Studies Annual Conference

• Ashbrook Center/Liberty Fund Weekend Colloquia: “James Madison and the Constitution”, Christopher Burkett and Ashland University, Montpelier, VA.

• Attendee, Florida Council for Social Studies Annual Conference 2014:

• Gilder Lehrman Institute: “John and Abigail Adams”, Joseph Ellis and Amherst College, MA.

• Attendee, Florida Council for Social Studies Annual Conference

• Penn Literacy Network and the National Constitution Center Workshop: “Judicial Review and the First Amendment in Schools”, Philadelphia, PA

• Workshop: Kagan Strategies, Lee County School System, Fort Myers, FL

• Refresher, Clinical Educator Training for Mentoring and APPLES (new teacher training)

• Online coursework through Coursera: “The Age of Jefferson”, Peter Onuf and the University of Virginia

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2013:

• National Endowment for the Humanities Institute: “Native Americans of New England”, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

• Development team for Riverdale High School’s Literacy program and library improvement

• Development and improvement team for Riverdale High School’s faculty Oncourse training

(online lesson planning and teacher websites)

• Leader of Professional Learning Community (PLC) in the Social Studies Department 2012:

• Online seminar via Ashbrook Center at Ashland University: “George Washington”, facilitated by Dr. William B. Allen

• Development team for Riverdale High School’s reading initiative and its theme/events for the 2012-2013 school year

• Online seminar via Ashbrook Center at Ashland University: “Origins of the Cold War”, facilitated by Dr. John Moser

• Humanities Council (in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and the Plant City Photo Archives and History Center) Workshop: “Museums on Main Street: Florida Journey Stories”, Plant City, FL.

2011:

• National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop: “Mark Twain and the Culture of Progress”, Virginia City, Nevada and the Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, CT. Other training information and character/professional references available upon request



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