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Kelly Moran

5729 Fairfax Rd. Oak Forest, Illinois 60452 (708) 287-8711 kamoran923@gmail.com kellyamoran.weebly.com Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduation: May 2014 Bachelor of Science in Special Education Pending Learning Behavior Specialist License Spring 2013 Deans List Early Field Work Phase 3 Practicum Experience Jefferson Middle School, Champaign, Illinois August 2013-December 2013 th Conducted a functional behavior assessment on a 7 grade student with autism spectrum disorder to determine the function of a problem behavior Implemented an instructional program to teach a student with an intellectual disability to eat with an adaptive fork Assessed the communication needs of a student through teacher & parent interviews, observations, and ecological inventories Phase 2 Practicum Experience January 2013-May 2013 Southside Elementary School, Champaign, Illinois Planned and implemented small group literacy lessons for three groups of two-six students Developed a letter recognition and sight word literacy program for a kindergarten and first grade student Effectively utilized group management strategies to facilitate a class of 25 first grade students Designed a Longitudinal Curriculum Plan for a first grade student with an intellectual disability. Phase 1 Practicum Experience October 2012-December 2012 Champaign Central High School, Champaign, Illinois Managed behaviors in the computer lab during a co-taught senior level English class. Organized a reading fluency program for a high school student with a learning disability Collaborated with special education teacher and two general education teachers in a cotaught junior English and senior English classes to provide meaningful instruction for a classroom of diverse learners Related Experience Community Choices Volunteer February 2012-May 2012 Community Choices, Champaign, Illinois Attended social events with young adults with intellectual disabilities Taught two individuals living with autism housekeeping, money, and daily hygiene skills Assisted a social worker in teaching a life skills class for adult males with intellectual disabilities Classroom Volunteer Bottenfield Elementary School, Champaign, Illinois September 2010December 2010 Facilitated reading and math lessons to a 3rd grade student with a cognitive disability Guided a first grade student with autism through a simulation of appropriate bathroom behaviors including: wiping his bottom, flushing the toilet, and washing hands.

Kelly Moran
5729 Fairfax Rd. Oak Forest, Illinois 60452 (708) 287-8711 kamoran923@gmail.com kellyamoran.weebly.com Work Experience Personal Assistant August 2013-Present Beckwith Residential Support Services at Nugent Hall, Champaign, Illinois Provided assistance with the bathroom, repositioning, medication, and several other everyday tasks to college students with severe physical disabilities such as spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, dystonia, muscular dystrophy, and Freidreichs Ataxia. Supported a student with dystonia during her bedtime routine which consisted of assisting with her formula pump, giving her medication through her G-tube, and transferring her from her wheelchair to her bed University Housing Resident Advisor August 2012-May 2013 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Worked with a group of 50 college students from varying backgrounds to build a diverse community Designed educational programs on wellness, alcohol & drug abuse, and career exploration to promote responsibility among residents Collaborated with 11 other student staff members and a professional staff member to create positive change in University Housing Youth Summer Camp Counselor June 2011-August 2012 Oak Forest Park District, Oak Forest, Illinois Created fitness activities, crafts, outdoor games, and water games for a group of 30 second graders Led a group of 8-10 campers on field trips to museums, the zoo, baseball games and several other fun trips Other Experiences University of Virginia: Semester at Sea June 2013-August 2013 Summer Study Abroad Gained cultural understanding and diversity awareness while traveling to 9 countries around the Mediterranean Expanded perspective on world issues through first-hand observations and experiences Participated in service projects to the Sidi Moumen Childrens Cultural Center in Casablanca, Morocco and the Repubblica Dei Ragazzi Orphanage in Civitavecchia, Italy. References Kim Patton Jefferson Middle School Functional Life Skills Teacher pattonki@champaignschools.org (217) 351-3790 1115 S. Crescent Dr. Champaign, Illinois 61820 Amy Jenkins Southside Elementary School First Grade Teacher/ Reading Interventionist jenkinam@champaignschool.org (217) 351-3890 712 S. Pine St. Champaign, Illinois 61820