e 11, Portland, OR 97239
Willing to relocate where I am
Motivated Preschool Teacher
with seven-year background
guiding and supervising
students. Skilled at effectively
managing student behavior and
Competent in classroom
Will offer a unique perspective
through an under-utilized lens
as an Indigenous Member of
compassionate for equal rights
and inclusive environments for
Worked with Americorps in the
classroom using their
Experienced with integrating
PRESCHOOL TEACHER Oct 2015 Current
St. Clare Preschool, Portland, OR
Cultivating the growth of two and three year-olds in a school setting, preparing my students for primary school by using an inclusive curriculum I have developed. Documenting each child's advancement throughout the year and presenting benchmarks in parent-teacher conferences, as well as answering and guiding parents through any concerns or questions. Observed and redirected behavior using positive reinforcement techniques.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ART TEACHER Oct 2013 Jul 2014
Patrick Marsh Middle School, Sun Prairie, WI
Developed curriculum based on Wisconsin Arts Standards and taught five art classes. Headed an Art Club with weekly visiting artists and events. Worked with other teachers to offer multicultural opportunities for students to learn about the art in different areas of the world and travel to some of the places we learned about. Held parent-teacher conferences. Developed individual plans for students with behavior specialists to achieve success in my class and assisted in their success in other classes as well. Offered a safe space for LGBTQ+ students during lunch period where they didn't feel comfortable in the cafeteria. Prepared reports and grades for all students and corresponded that information to their guardians.
ARTS COORDINATOR Jul 2010 Feb 2014
Boys and Girls Club, Fitchburg, WI
Led an after-school program for kids in various marginalized populations where I assisted them with schoolwork and offered arts enrichment programs. Collaborated with two other artists on the
“Dream Rocket” art installation where we wrapped an actual rocket in quilt pieces made around the world with each child's dream for the future. Led an arts program where we visited the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and discussed the exhibit currently on display, then made a relevant art piece in the children's gallery. Coached a teen volleyball group for Madison Sterlings in a collaboration with a Madison Police Officer.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - ART EDUCATION May 2010
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
technology in the classroom
Offering an inviting
environment for students
and co-workers, have been
told that people with
extreme anxiety can flourish
and feel comfortable around
Extremely enthusiastic about
my students achievements
Member of the Ho-Chunk
Nation in WI, staying
involved in all current events
in my tribe and all across
Activist for Social Justice
implementation of the Seal
of Approval with Welcoming
Schools at Shorewood Hills
Elementary School in WI.
Minor in Minority Studies.
Additional certificate in Inclusivity
Dean's List Honoree, 3 semesters.
MASSAGE THERAPY Aug 2005
TIBIA Massage School, Madison, WI
Transformational Bodywork in Action, learned how to use energy work tied in with massage therapy.
Worked as a massage therapist for 4 ACT Rides, raising funds for the AIDS Network of WI offering services for HIV+ and patients with AIDS.