Resume

Anne Seyferth

5908 Lake Resort Terrace Apt T332, Chattanooga Tn 37415

(734) 649-5353

Aes14@albion.edu

http://teach.albion.edu/aes14/

 

Objective: To gain a social studies teaching position at the middle school or high school level.  

 

Professional Goals:

  • To be a positive influence in the lives on my students, their parents, and my fellow staff members.
  • To be the best possible teacher for each individual group of students I have the opportunity to teach.
  • To continue learning how to become a better teacher through: studying of current effective teaching methods, attending workshops, and obtaining a masters degree.

 

Certification: Michigan Initial Secondary Certificate in History and Political Science.

 

Relevant Work and Classroom Experience:

Substitute Teacher                                                                     January 2009-Present

Hamilton County, Tennessee

  • Responsible for maintaining a positive classroom environment while teachers are away.
  • Helping students to becoming socially and educationally responsible and aware.

 

Student Teacher                                                                                    August 2008- December 2008 Jackson Northwest High School, Jackson Michigan

  • Helped to develop a new World History curriculum for the school, ended up formatting 6 unit plans and creating the first term final exam.
  • Created and taught lesson plans for three 10th grade World History classes for over 11 weeks
  • Created and taught lesson plans for two 11th grade Basic Government classes for over 11 weeks- this class had over 11 special education students in both sections
  • Effectively worked with staff members to learn to be the best teacher possible
  • Taught over 125 students for over 11 weeks

                       

Camp Counselor                                                                        June 2008 – August 2008

Ann Arbor YMCA Camp Birkett, Ann Arbor Michigan

  • Worked with a group of staff members to create a positive environment for campers
  • Was responsible for thirteen to twenty campers ages five to twelve
  • Mentored Leaders-in-Training and Counselors-in-Training
  • Created activities and lessons for my campers daily

 

Student Teacher- Maymester                                                     May 2008 – June 2008

Albion High School, Albion Michigan

  • Developed a full unit plan for a United States history class based on the theme The Environment and Civic Engagement
  • Taught in a United States history class for three weeks.
  • Participated in and helped organize a community fair illustrating the work of my students during the Maymester term
  • Learned about and developed appreciation for teaching in a diverse school system

 

Student Mentor                                                                         August 2006 – May 2008

Albion Public Schools, Albion Michigan 

Parma Western High School, Parma Michigan

Jackson Northwest High School, Jackson Michigan

  • Worked with groups and individuals in an elementary setting, three high school classrooms, and a secondary special education classroom.
  • Taught and developed lessons for a Michigan history classroom, a World history classroom, a World cultures classroom, and a United States history classroom.

 

Literacy Tutor                                                                           September 2005 – May 2006

Gill Village, Meadville Pennsylvania

  • Tutored underprivileged kids aged five through thirteen in literacy using computers and technology
  • Mentored two specific students from the Gill Village Housing Projects

 

Education:

Albion College                                                                           December 2008

Albion Mi 49224                                                                        GPA: 3.83

 

Bachelor of Arts

Secondary Education Certification

History Major

Political Science Minor

 

Honors:

Presidential Education Award                                                    June 2005

Chelsea Scholarship Committee Award                                      June 2005

Chelsea Lions Club Service Award                                            August 2006

Chelsea Education Foundation Academic Award                         June 2005- December 2008

Michigan Merit Award                                                              June 2005- December 2008

Albion College Trustees Scholarship                                           June 2005- December 2008

Albion College Deans List                                                          August 2006- December 2008

Lucille Robinson Scholarship                                                      May 2008

*Education Departmental Award for Excellence

Donald Stone Scholarship                                                           May 2008

* History Departmental Award for Excellence

 

Activities:

Wayfarers International Group for Service                                  August 2007- May 2008

* Spent a week working with kids of all ages in Costa Rica

Shermer Education Institute                                                       August 2006- December 2008

Education Department Faculty Search Committee                       July 2007- April 2008

* One of two students chosen to help choose a education faculty member for 2008.

Mentoring in Albion Public Schools                                             August 2006 – June 2008

 

 

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