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Middle School Science/Social Studies Teacher

Viola, WI
August 01, 2020

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Jacob S. Gehrke

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Masters of Science, University of Maryland - College Park (2016) Chemical and Life Science

Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin Platteville (2004) Elementary and Middle School Education

Licensure: 118 Elementary grades 1-8 & 703 Social Studies, grades 1-9 Graduate of Kickapoo High School (1999), Valedictorian WORK EXPERIENCE

Kickapoo Area School District

Science/Social Studies Instructor

● Individualize instruction for students with a wide range of abilities in science.

● Create learning opportunities for students in which they learn to apply science to real-life situations.

● Maintain a productive, positive relationship with students, staff, parents, and the community.

● Young Astronauts/Science Club Advisor (2012-2020)

● 7th Grade Quiz Bowl Coach (2012-2020)

● Head Varsity Cross Country Coach (2013-2020)

o Ridge and Valley Girls Coach of the year (2018, 2019)

● Strength and Conditioning Coach (2013-2020)

● Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach (2016-2018)

● 10-Under Baseball Coach (2016-2018)

● T-Ball Coach (2016-2017)

● Head Varsity Boys Track Coach (2014)

o Ridge and Valley Coach of the Year (2014)

● 8-Under Baseball Coach (2013-2014)

Supervisor: Mr. Aaron Mithum, Middle and High School Principal and Supervisor July 1, 2012 to present

Richland Middle School

Literacy/RtI Specialist/History/Mathematics Instructor

● Develop and implement a comprehensive Response to Intervention program model for the Richland Middle School.

● Identify and monitor students using multiple data sources (MAP test, WKCE, literacy benchmarks)

● Analyze school-wide data in order to provide direction in reading and math.

● Individualize instruction for students with a wide range of abilities in history and mathematics.

● Head Middle School Track Coach (2011-2012)

● Middle School Football Coach (2011)

Literature, Social Studies, and Mathematics Instructor

● Develop lessons that will fuel students’ desire to learn and capability to further their own passion for education.

Supervisor: Mr. David Guy, Middle School Principal and Supervisor July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2012

River Valley Middle School

Mathematics Instructor

Summer School Science Instructor

● Middle School Boys Basketball Coach (2008)

● Middle School Student Council Advisor (2006-2008)

● Middle School Football Coach (2006)

Supervisor: Mr. Roger Hoffman, Middle School Principal and Supervisor July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2008


WI DNR Snapshot Wisconsin!Research Member (2015-2020) Wisconsin Cross Country Coaches Association Member (2018-2020) Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (2015-2020)

Rockton Sportsman’s Club Mentor (2015-2019)

Staff Literacy Training Committee Member at Kickapoo (2013-2015) Scenic Hills National Wild Turkey Federation Board Member (2005-2014) Richland School District RtI Committee (2010-2012) 3 Magazine Articles Published in Family, Fish, and Game Magazine (2012011) Article Published in the Deer and Deer Hunting 2010 Almanac (2010)

(Odyssey) Compass Learning Training (2010)

PLATO Training (2008)

Autoskills Training (2008)

Safari Club American Wilderness Leadership School (2006) RVEA – River Valley Educators Association (2006-2008) Southwest Wisconsin Education Association (2004-2012) Kappa Delta Pi (Treasurer, 2003)

WAMLE - Wisconsin Association of Middle Level Educators (2003) WAMLE Conference Presenter (2003)

PECA - Platteville Early Childhood Association (2003) Intramural Athletics at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville (1999-03) National Broadcasters Society (Vice President, 2002) Kickapoo High School

National Honor Society, Student Council, Varsity Athletics, Class Officer VOLUNTEER, COACHING AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

8th Grade Science Club Organizer and Lead (2019-2020) 4-H Co-Leader (2018-2020)

Rockton Sportsman’s Club Mentor (2015-2019)

Viola United Methodist Church Finance Committee Member (2013-2016) Chairman – 2015

National Wild Turkey Federation Learn to Hunt Mentor (2005-2016) Viola United Methodist Church Administrative Council Member (2015) Richland Center High School Junior Varsity Baseball Coach (2005-2006) Crossroads Youth Center Volunteer (2004-2006)

Tutor - Platteville School District (2002-04)

Outdoor Education - Wyalusing State Park (2003)

Volunteer at Kickapoo Elementary School (2001-04)

1st grade, students with severe cognitive and physical disabilities Volunteer at St. Vincent DePaul in Chicago (1998)


Mr. Aaron Mithum

Kickapoo Middle and High School Principal


Mr. Doug Olsen

Kickapoo Schools District Administrator


Mr. Dave Guy

Former Richland Center Middle School Principal


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