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Kelsey Jo Wheaton

1700 East 56th Apt 505 Chicago Il 60637 Phone Number: 320.287.3322 Email: Dedicated Educator . . . Committed to inspiring and challenging students to succeed academically.

Objective: Education:

Seeking a Counselor position Master of EducationNational Louis University- Urban Education- anticipated July 2013 Bachelor of Arts--University of Minnesota-Morris May 2010 Major: Elementary Education IllinoisK-9 Self Contained General Education (Provisional) MinnesotaK-6 Elementary Education 5-8 Communication Arts and Literature


Teaching Experiences: 06/2012-06/2013 AUSL Resident- Academy for Urban School Leadership Chicago IL Instructed in a school population that is racially and ethnically diverse Utilized signature strategies to maximize instructional time and manage student behavior Planned, co-planned, and implemented a variety of hands-on, inquiry based lessons Facilitated small group workstations for literacy and math Analyzed classroom data to effectively inform small group instruction Assumed full time teaching duties which include, but not limited to: communication with parents, daily attendance records, and administering STEP/MAP assessments 08/2011-06/2012 Youth Program Coordinator- Morris Area Community Education, Morris MN Coordinated an afterschool elementary program focused on building social skills, physical activity, and academic skills Conducted targeted service program for grades K-6 that included age appropriate math, reading, computer/technology, and science stations for over forty students Managed and maintained a budget for after school program Hired, trained, and supervised college students to help with a variety of recreational and enrichment youth programs Worked cooperatively with other members of Community Education to plan, assist, and teach classes and events that benefited the surrounding community

05/2010-06/2011 English Teacher Paju English Village, Republic of Korea-Kindergarten, Middle School Developed and taught lessons using a North American curriculum that enhanced critical thinking, independent working skills, and creative thinking to Kindergarten students using English as a second language Implemented a writing workshop that was tailored to each students specific needs Team taught with various teachers to teach English through environmental science Developed a 3rd Language Arts curriculum for 6 week pilot program that was later adapted to meet middle school learners 01/2010-04/2010 Student Teaching -Fergus Falls Public School, Prairie Science Class, Fergus Falls, MN 4th Grade Taught lessons in a health, science, and language arts using the outdoor classroom for over 50 students Assumed full time teaching duties for a period of over five weeks Attended and participated in parent/teacher conferences, staffings, meetings, professional development, and a variety of other job related experiences 2007 4-H Intern, Carbon County Extension Office, Joliet MT. 2007-2009 Qualified Teacher, Morris Area Child Care Center, Morris, MN. 2008-2010 Personal Care Attendant and Human Service Technician, Divine House Inc., Morris, MN Praxis PLT K-6 Award of Excellence 2010 Praxis Content Knowledge K-6 Award of Excellence 2010 Ashley GossKindergarten Mentor Teacher

Other Work Experiences:



Jency KanichirayilMentor Resident Coach