RESUME

 
Teaching Experience
History Teacher, Rutgers Preparatory School

​2013 - present

 

  • Taught a total of eight sections of World History, two sections of Modern European History, two sections of Economics, and one section of Foundations of Civilizations.

  • Compiled a primary source reader for the study of World History.

  • Reported on the school’s vertical articulation for Middle States re-accreditation in 2014.

  • Worked on a professional development “think tank,” and presented to the faculty on the social and emotional effects of mental health on students.

  • Ran the Model United Nations program for the academic year 2015-2016, bringing students to daylong conferences at Bronx Science and Columbia University. In addition, planned, organized and executed the annual four-day trip to Georgetown University’s Model United Nations conference in Washington DC. 25 students attended.

  • Served as faculty advisor to the Gender Equality Movement Club, the Euro Challenge Club, and the theater tech program.

  • Worked as an assistant director for the school drama program, designing and constructing costumes for many productions.

 

Instructor, "American Evangelicalism", Brooklyn Brainery

Summer, 2014

  • Planned and presented a lecture on the history of the American Evangelical movement.

 

History Teacher, Hunter College High School

​2012 - 2013

  • Taught three sections of 9th grade Global History and two sections of 7th grade Intro to Social Studies.

  • Planned and teach lessons on indigenous cultures, map projections, and the age of exploration, among other topics.

  • Served as faculty advisor to the school’s Operation Smile and Feminist Future clubs.

 

Student Teacher, Stuyvesant High School

Spring, 2012

  • Cooperatively taught three sections of 12th grade Economics.

  • Planned and taught lessons on currency, price floors and ceilings, and world economies.

  • Volunteered in the school’s writing center every day, working with students on academic assignments and college essays.

 

Student Teacher, The Green School

Fall, 2011

  • Cooperatively taught two sections of 9th grade Global History.

  • Planned and taught lessons on current events, the origins of western monotheism, and how to analyze political cartoons.

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite

Google Docs

iWork Suite

Photoshop

Scrivener

Schoology

Socrative

Blackboard

Prezi

Costume design & construction

Light carpentry

Flag twirling

Professional Development

Facing History and Ourselves, 2012

 

New Jersey History Educators (NJCHE) Princeton Conference 2013

 

NJCHE Princeton Conference 2014

 

NJCHE Princeton Conference 2015

 

New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS) Instructional Skills Workshop, 2013

 

NJAIS Biennial Professional Development Conference, 2014

Work Experience  
Grants Administrator, Posen Foundation

August 2010-March 2012

  • Managed the North American Posen Foundation grants for the study of Jewish culture in colleges and universities.

  • Organized and managed the international Posen Conference in New York City and the Posen Summer Seminar in Amherst, MA.

     

Senior RA, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Summer, 2010

  • Managed a staff of 16 Residential Assistants at a residential summer program for gifted students.

  • Organized and supervised the female residential program for two, three-week, sessions.

  • Facilitated the planning and execution of campus-wide activities, including a carnival, a talent show, and a world’s fair.

Education  
MA in Social Studies Education, Teachers College

Conferred in 2012

  • New York state certified teacher, Social Studies (7-12)

  • Student taught at Stuyvesant High School and the Green School

  • 3.8 GPA

 

BA in History, correlate sequence in Religion, Vassar College

Graduated in 2010

  • Senior Thesis: “To Live in Truth: Revolution and Its Contexts in Czechoslovakia.”

  • NYU Study Abroad: Prague, 2009

  • 3.29 GPA

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