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Sr. Project Manager

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
March 18, 2011

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MICHAEL J. MILLER

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Self-directed, enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to student development and the learning experience.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Science in Education Major: History 5|2007

Illinois State University Illinois Type 9 History Education, Secondary Certification

Normal, Illinois Middle School Endorsement (6-8 grade)

Malcolm X College Middle School Science Endorsement 5|2010

Chicago, Illinois

WORK EXPERIENCE

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Bidclerk Fall 2010 to Present Chicago, Illinois Research Reporter

Responsible for investigating preliminary construction projects as a means for subcontractors to bid for a job.

Skilled at communicating with a variety of clientele including city planners, general contractors, developers, and architects

Frequently conducted research to complete projects

Chicago Public Schools Fall 2009 to Spring 2010 Chicago, Illinois Substitute Teacher

Substitute teacher across all subject areas, effectively teaching students of varied academic/age levels (grades K-12) and diverse cultural backgrounds. Communicated with teachers, administrators and parents and built a positive rapport with students.

Filled in for absent teachers in emergency and on short and medium term assignments

Followed teaching programs set by regular teachers and prepared outlines when necessary

Set and corrected homework assignments and projects

Employed materials and techniques of regular teacher where available

Ensured good order and behavior in and out of class

Maintained attendance and achievement records in accordance with school policy

Completed appropriate report forms for subject teachers / academic supervisors

Participated in general school duties as requested

Chicago Public Schools Fall 2008 to Summer 2009

Christian Fenger Academy

Chicago, Illinois Full-time Teacher

Worked as the Jobs for Illinois Graduates (JILG) Teacher.

Prepared and taught lesson plans regarding constructing a job resume, preparing for a job interview, and applying for college.

Managed the Jammin’ for Achievement Peer Mentor Program

Area school districts: Fall 2007 to Summer 2008 Rockford and Belvidere, Illinois Substitute Teacher

Gained professional classroom experience teaching grades six through twelve

Further developed flexibility and organizational skills in the classroom through teaching in a variety of departments.

Frequently requested to substitute.

Guilford High School Fall 2006 to Spring 2007

Cooperating Teacher: Walt Hoshaw Student Teacher

Rockford, Illinois

Mentoring Site: Glenbrook South High School, Glenbrook, Illinois

Managed classroom coverage of 11th grade United States History classes, assumed all responsibilities of classroom teacher including:

Collaborated with cooperating teacher to develop curriculum and lesson plans.

Taught Honors class.

Managed grade book, attendance, as well as other administrative materials

Observed other History teachers, as well as teachers from other disciplines.

Participated in Parent/Teacher conferences and staff meetings.

Conducted review sessions for exams and managed the grading system.

Provided individual assistance to students, as needed.

Integrated technology into curriculum, supplementing class lectures and developing students’ word processing and research skills. Utilized the Internet for resources to compliment learning activities.

Established and maintained positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, fostering an environment of open communication and support.

Normal West High School 2005 to 2006

University High School

Normal, Illinois Pre-Service Student Teacher

Worked with a wide range of students, organized and taught lessons. Gained valuable teaching and classroom management skills.

Summit Discover Day Camp 1998 to 2001

Rockford College

Rockford, Illinois Volunteer

Assisted teachers with summer science camp for students in grades one through eight.

ACTIVITIES

Competitive ISU Rugby Team 8|2004 to 5|2007

Normal, Illinois

Member of Illinois State University Rugby Team.

Boy Scouts of America 8|2002 to 5|2003 Troop 425

Rockford, Illinois

Achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest advancement level in Scouting. The award is a performance-based achievement in the areas of leadership, service, and outdoor skills. Trained in CPR and First Aid.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Very knowledgeable in Windows operating system, utilizing a variety of word processing and graphics programs including Microsoft Office Professional Suite.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Chicago Teacher’s Union Fall 2008 to Spring 2010

HONORS AND AWARDS

Eagle Scout

Phi Theta Kappa National Honors Society

References and Portfolio available upon request



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