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High School Teacher

Charleston, SC, 29407
August 29, 2012

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Allison Leonardo

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Charleston, SC 29407


Certification No.

Social Studies 7-12: 433975101

Literacy K-12: Pending


Substitute Teacher, Board of Cooperative Educational Services (B.O.C.E.S.), Capital District,

N.Y. November, 2010- Present

Substitute Reading Teacher, Eagle Elementary School, Bethlehem Central Schools, Bethlehem, N.Y.

December 6, 2010- January 14, 2011

Taught reading to at risk students in the Academic Intervention Services (A.I.S.) program for students in grades K-5. I was responsible for teaching students requisite reading skills in compliance with N.Y.S. standards and district curriculum.

Substitute, Rochester City Schools, Rochester, N.Y.

December, 2009- June, 2010

Substitute Teacher’s Aide, Bethlehem Central Schools, Bethlehem, N.Y.

January, 2010-June, 2010

As a substitute teacher, I was responsible for maintaining the classroom environment and teaching lessons provided by the teacher. I substitute taught in grades K-12 for a variety of subject matter, in districts ranging from inner city, to suburban. Specifically, I substitute taught as a Math, Social Studies, Reading, Elementary, Music and Physical Education Teacher. While at S.U.N.Y. Geneseo, I substitute taught in Rochester City Schools and was a substitute teacher’s aide while home on my breaks.

Student Teaching Experience

Spry Middle School, Webster Central Schools, Webster, NY

Fall 2009

Implemented a unit plan on Native American culture. Assumed responsibility for five Seventh grade classes. Used SMART board, laptops and other available technology in the implementation of lessons. Participated in the pep rally, newspaper club and team meetings.

East High School, Rochester City Schools, Rochester, NY

Fall 2009

Implemented a unit plan on the public policy question, should the U.S. Government regulate the fast food industry? Assumed all responsibilities for grading and planning for three government classes.

Related Field Experience:

Book Sale

Organized and implemented a book sale for Eagle Elementary, Bethlehem, N.Y. The book sale sold used books that were donated by the community. Students in a 2nd grade and 5th grade class priced, organized and sold the donated books, and parent volunteers helped the students sell the books. The proceeds were donated to the Bethlehem Festival Fund, and extra books were donated.

Tutored in Literacy through SUNY Albany’s Literacy program. Observed and participated in a tutoring program with SUNY Geneseo’s Saturday Program. Completed observation hours for SUNY Geneseo’s School of Education at Columbia High School in East Greenbush, N.Y. Also, volunteered at the Elementary level for Bethlehem Central School District.

Other Work Experience

Pharmacy Transporter, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

June 2007- July 2012

Responsible for bringing medications from the pharmacy to the floors.


State University of New York (S.U.N.Y.) Albany, M.A. in Literacy (K-12),

Graduation: August 2012

3.95 GPA

State University of New York (S.U.N.Y.) Geneseo, B.A. in History with Initial Certification in Social Studies Adolescent Education (7- 12),

Graduation: May 2010

3.36 GPA


Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society for First Year Students Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society

Summa Cum Laude at S.U.N.Y. Albany

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