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Curriculum Vitae

Education & Certification

B.S., Chemistry Education
Butler University, May 2008

Proficient Practitioner
State of Indiana Professional Educator's License

License Number: 1061170
Content Area: Chemistry
School Setting: High School

Teaching

Carmel High School
Carmel-Clay School Corporation
Carmel, Indiana


Chemistry Teacher (August 2008-present)
Instructed students in the following courses:
  • Chemistry I
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Integrated-Chemistry and Physics
Storeroom Manager (August 2008-present)
Managed the chemical storeroom and inventory for a science department of more than 30 teachers.

Committees

Butler University

LGBT Issues Committee, Co-chair
(2011-present)
  • Worked to address LGBT issues as a component of preservice teacher education.
  • Organized a College of Education Safe Space training for faculty, preservice teachers, and graduate students.

Carmel High School

School Diversity Committee (2011-present)

Experiences

Butler University

General Chemistry Laboratory Assistant (2005-2007)
  • Assisted the professor with instruction and working with general chemistry students in the laboratory.
  • Maintained chemicals and supplies for the laboratory each week.
Organic Chemistry Study Table Tutor (2006-2007)
  • Tutored small groups of students once per week on the concepts of organic chemistry.

Indian Creek High School

Indian Creek Marching Braves Staff, Clarinet (2011)
  • Worked during summer band camp on music instruction and marching techniques.

Brownsburg High School

Marching Band Staff, Clarinet (2006, 2007)
  • Worked during the summer with the clarinet section on musical performance and marching techniques.
  • Prepared for and traveled with the band to marching band competitions.

Presentations

Safe Space Training, Butler University College of Education (September 2011)

Safety in Science, Carmel High School Science Department (Fall 2009)

Secondary Science Methods, Guest Instructor, Butler University (September 2009)
  • Visited and participated in discussion with preservice teachers regarding safety in the science classroom.
  • Collaborated with Dr. Meredith McAllister (Butler University) and Mrs. Deanna York (Ben Davis High School).

Evolution of a Student Teacher's Reading Strategies, Butler University (July 2008)
  • Presented various reading strategies and their rationale with classroom teachers enrolled in Butler University's Summer Institute.
  • Worked in conjunction with Dr. Meredith McAllister and Dr. Shelly Furuness.

Organizations and Affiliations

Professional Organizations

American Chemical Society (2010-present)

Hoosier Association of Science Teachers
(2008-present)

National Science Teacher's Association
(2010-present)


Fraternal

Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity (2004-present)

Recognition

Carmel High School Staff Academy (2010, 2011)

Carmel High School Senior Mentor (2011)

J. Lee Burke Student Achievement Award, Kappa Kappa Psi (2008)

Joseph R. Lamberti Outstanding Secondary Student Teaching Award, Butler University (2008)

References

Available upon request.


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