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Alyssa Dail

5511 Wisner Hwy, Adrian, MI 49221¨517-403-4808¨alyssa.e.dail@gmail.com¨alyssadail.weebly.com

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE

Internationally-minded and creative educator seeking a Secondary English or Mathematics teaching


position to engage students in academic and personal growth.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Dedicated to designing and teaching inquiry-based lessons that engage students and enable them to take
responsibility for their own learning. Eager to exchange ideas with other teachers and develop cross-
content unit plans to bolster the holistic education of all students.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

Siena Heights University | Adrian, Michigan (4.0 GPA) Anticipated May 2019
Major - Secondary English Education
Minor - Secondary Mathematics Education
Minor - Theatre and Speech Communications

Michigan Standard Teaching Certificate Anticipated May 2019


Secondary Education
Endorsements: English and Mathematics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Siena Heights University | Adrian, Michigan Sept 2016-Dec 2018


Writing Center Tutor (10 hours/week)
Responsibilities included assessing papers, communicating ideas, explaining grammatical structure, and
helping students think critically about paper topics.

Lenawee Christian School | Adrian, Michigan April 2018-May 2018


Substitute Teacher (7 hours/day as assigned)
Responsibilities included teaching provided lesson plans, maintaining a productive and safe learning
environment, and helping students as needed.

PROFESSIONAL PREPERATION

Madison High School | Adrian, Michigan Jan 2019-April 2019


Student Teacher of AP Literature, AP Language, and Geometry
Responsibilities include designing/implementing lesson plans, managing classroom atmosphere, grading
student work, and attending all teacher functions--including parent-teacher conferences and professional
development workshops.

Adrian Rea Literacy Center | Adrian, Michigan Oct 2018-April 2019


ESL Volunteer Tutor (2 hours/week)
Responsibilities include tutoring an ESL adult learner on a one-on-one basis using the phonetically-based
curriculum Laubach Way to English and helping the learner as needed.
Lenawee County Schools | Adrian, Michigan Jan 2015-April 2018
Student Observer (250 hours total)
Responsibilities included observing in k-12 classrooms, reflecting upon observations, teaching multiple
lessons, and assisting with classroom needs.

Beijing Union University | Beijing, China July 2017-July 2017


ESL Volunteer Teacher (35 hours/week for 4 weeks)
Responsibilities included teaching a class of college-age students with ranging levels of English fluency,
leading fieldtrips to cultural and historic locations, and infusing play and cultural dialogue into the
classroom by acting out skits, holding debates, and exploring cultural differences.

OTHER EMPLOYMENT

Biggby Coffee | Adrian, Michigan Dec 2017-Nov 2018


Shift Barista (Average 20 hours/week)
Responsibilities included supervising baristas, serving the public, processing sales, handling currency,
preparing beverages, processing daily paperwork, and depositing revenue.

Elder-Beerman | Adrian, Michigan June 2014-Dec 2017


Sales Associate (Average 15 hours/week)
Responsibilities included serving the public, processing sales, handling currency, opening/closing
registers, organizing the shoe stockroom, and resolving customer issues and needs.

Impact Summer Camps | Adrian, Michigan Aug 2016-Aug 2016


Drama Camp Counselor (30 hours/week for 2 weeks)
Responsibilities included leading a group of campers ages 6-18 in theatre games, helping the campers
learn their lines and songs, and ensuring the safety of the campers.

LEADERSHIP AND VOLUENTEER EXPERIENCE

Theatre Siena | Adrian, Michigan April 2015-Oct 2018


Performer (five mainstage productions)
Helped build the production sets and performed onstage as a dancer, singer, and actor.

Teacher Education Association for Community Help | Adrian, Michigan Sept 2016-May 2018
Student Government Representative (hours of service varied)
Attended all Siena Heights University Student Government meetings, allocated for events on behalf of
TEACH, organized field days at the Boys and Girls Club of Lenawee, and raised money to donate to local
charities through bake sales and other fundraisers.

Math Club | Adrian, Michigan Sept 2017-May 2018


Treasurer (hours of service varied)
Helped organize/run Family Math Nights (where elementary students from local schools played math-
oriented tactile games) and kept a record of all incoming and outgoing organization expenses.

Phi Sigma Sigma | Adrian, Michigan Aug 2016-Dec 2017


Archon (President) (hours of service varied)
Led chapter meetings, raised funds to donate to School and College Readiness, organized campus-wide
events--including Greek Week and Diabetes Awareness Day, and saw the chapter double in members.
Siena Heights University | Adrian, Michigan Aug 2017-Aug 2017
Orientation Team Leader (6 hours/day for 2 weeks)
Led/mentored a group of twenty freshmen students in team building exercises, organized/supervised an
off-campus excursion to a day camp, and facilitated book discussions about the freshman required
reading.

Siena Heights University | Adrian, Michigan March 2017-April 2017


Freshman Required Reading Selection Committee Member (20 hours)
Read a potential freshman required reading and met with the selection committee to discuss my opinion
of the book that I assessed, hear about other assessed books, and discuss which of the potential freshman
required readings best fit the purpose of the assignment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

¨ Microsoft Word ¨ Canvas


¨ Microsoft Excel ¨ Prezi
¨ Microsoft PowerPoint ¨ Weebly
¨ Canva ¨ TI-Nspire Calculator

UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC RECOGNITIONS

Awards

¨ Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker, 2019


¨ Distinguished Senior in Education, 2019
¨ Humanities Student of the Year, 2018
¨ Distinguished Junior in Education, 2017
¨ Outstanding Student, English Division, 2017
¨ Sigma Tau Delta (English Honors Fraternity), Inducted 2016
¨ Pi Mu Epsilon (Math Honors Fraternity), Inducted 2016

Scholarships

¨ Frances Callahan Scholarship, Education Scholarship, 2018-2019


¨ Carlo Heikkinen Memorial Scholarship, Education Scholarship, 2017-2018
¨ Gleaner Life Insurance Scholarship, Essay Competition, 2017-2018
¨ Siena Heights University Academic Scholarship, 2015-2019

REFERENCES

Betsy Norlock Kristin Thomas


Student Teaching Cooperating Teacher Madison High School Principal
betsy.norlock@madisonk12.us kristin.thomas@madisonk12.us
517-263-0742 ext. 418 517-263-0742 ext. 154

Sally Rae Dr. Julie Barst


Secondary Education Program Coordinator Professor of English
srae@sienaheights.edu jbarst@sienaheights.edu
517-264-7892 517-264-7678