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“ As a student teacher, Molly did not present herself like most interns. She was

As a student teacher, Molly did not present herself like most interns. She was poised, confident, and strong in ways that very few student teachers are able to achieve.

Dr. Arthur Hochman Professor of Education Butler University

Dr. Arthur Hochman Professor of Education Butler University “ Miss Craig was diligent in her planning,

Miss Craig was diligent in her planning, ensuring that all lessons were based around the standards that 3 rd Grade students needed to be successful. She provided whole class instruction along with planning meaningful activities for workstations, partners, and small group instruction.

Mrs. Lou Ann Keeling

Molly Nicole Craig

323 Irving Way • Pendleton, IN 46064 765-606-5186 • mncraig@butler.edu mollycraig.weebly.com

I believe that all children are capable lifelong learners and thinkers. Each child has the right to a fair and powerful education, one that provides them with the opportunity to learn, make mistakes, and become confident in reaching their own potential. I believe each child is unique and has the right to discover their unique talents through education. I will create an environment in which each child feels loved, supported, and comfortable to grow into their full potential socially, emotionally, and academically.

Education Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Minors: Special Education, Mild Intervention 21 st Century Inquiry and Information Literacy

Major GPA: 4.0

Overall GPA: 3.78

Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, May 2015

Licensure Indiana: K-6 Elementary Generalist; Spring 2015 K-6 Mild Intervention; Spring 2015

Professional Experience Wallace Elementary School of Integrated Arts in Kokomo, IN Full-time student teacher in 3rd grade classroom with Lou Ann Keeling, August 2014-December 2014

Planned and integrated lessons in math, science, social studies, and language arts using the arts (visual arts, theatre, dance, music)

Planned and integrated each subject through science units about plants, apples, and pumpkins

Led math fact fluency professional development with third grade team

Taught through Math, Reader’s, and Writer’s Workshop model

IPS School 58 in Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis, IN Full-time student teacher in K-2 resource classroom with Cindy Worobec, January 2015-May 2015

Created and implemented differentiated math and language arts lessons for individual children and small groups of children with exceptionalities

Created and implemented a four-week math fact fluency student learning plan for a first grade student with a fact fluency goal

Wrote a primary level and an intermediate level IEP

Wrote a primary level and an intermediate level FBA/BIP

Intensive Field Experience Eastbrook Elementary School in Pike Township, Indianapolis, IN, Fall 2013

Planned, wrote, and implemented a series of enrichment lessons teaching Indiana State Standards for an individual third grade student in language arts

Planned, wrote, and implemented a series of enrichment lessons teaching mathematical problem solving strategies for an individual third grade student

Assessed and worked with a class of third grade students on mathematical fact fluency strategies

IPS School 60/ Butler Lab School in Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis, IN, Spring 2014

Planned lessons and read alouds with specific teaching points for a K/1 Reggio Emelia-inspired classroom

Conducted and wrote a teacher research study planning language arts lessons for a Kindergarten ESL student

Assisted with documentation, small group, and individualized instruction

Cooperating Teacher

Wallace School of Integrated Arts

Cooperating Teacher Wallace School of Integrated Arts “In each teaching endeavor, Molly brought a sense of

“In each teaching endeavor, Molly brought a sense of care and excitement to her work and I know the impact she has had on students is indelible.”

Dr. Catherine Pangan

Assistant Professor of Education

Butler University

Pangan Assistant Professor of Education Butler University “ What student teacher is ready and able to

What student teacher is ready and able to provide professional development for veteran teachers? Not many, nor would we expect them to be ready for this higher-level thinking and development. Yet, this is exactly what Molly Craig did.

Dr. Arthur Hochman Professor of Education Butler University

Dr. Arthur Hochman Professor of Education Butler University Professional Development and Certifications 

Professional Development and Certifications

Mathematical Unit Planning Professional Workshop

Mathematical Fact Fluency Assessment and Professional Development

Arts Integration

Project Approach

Certified in Project Wild

3 rd grade shark dissection at Sycamore Elementary School in Indianapolis, IN

CSI program at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Reader’s Workshop, Writer’s Workshop, Math Workshop

Reggio Emilia-inspired instruction

CPR/DeFib/Heimlich

Suicide Prevention Training

Co-Teaching/Team Teaching

Cross Curricular Teaching

FBA/BIP creation and implementation

IEP creation and implementation

Running Records; Fountas and Pinnell

Extracurricular/ Awards Kid’s First Day Camp in Pendleton, IN

Assistant Manager, K-3 classrooms; Summers: 2009-2011

Manager, K-3 classrooms; Summers: 2012-Present

Reggio Emilia Study Abroad Trip in Reggio Emilia, Italy March 2014

Traveled to Reggio Emilia, Italy to study the city’s infant/toddler and preschool centers in order to learn first-hand how to implement the Reggio-inspired teaching approach in early and middle childhood education

Pendleton Community Library Intern in Pendleton, IN May 2014-July 2014

Researched and created a system using Google Drive to provide a user-friendly approach to searching for books in the Pendleton Community Library under a specific Lexile level

Alpha Delta Kappa Grant Recipient

Alpha Delta Kappa Annual Award Banquet, May 2014

Indiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Outstanding Future Educator Award, April 2015

Dean’s List

Three semesters

References Dr. Arthur Hochman, Professor and University Supervisor, Butler University ahochman@butler.edu

317-250-6073

Mrs. Lou Ann Keeling, Cooperating Teacher, Wallace School of Integrated Arts

lkeeling@kokomo.k12.in.us

765-860-9363

Mrs. Connie Davenport, Owner, Kid’s First Day Camp

kids1stcamp@gmail.com

765-617-2764