Shannon Carlson's Resume Page


To obtain a position as an elementary or middle school teacher

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Masters of Art in Education, June 2011-Present

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Fifth Year Teacher Certification Program, August 2010-May 2011
12 graduate- level credits, May 2011

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Arts, August 2010
Major: Elementary Education
Minors: Social Studies, Geography & Environmental Science

Michigan Provisional Teaching Certificate, May 2010
Grades K-5 All Subjects
Grades 6-8 Environmental Studies (NJ)
Grades 6-8 Geography (CB)
Grades 6-8 Social Studies Expected August 2015


Teaching Experience  

General Education Teacher, East Arbor Charter Academy, Ypsilanti, MI
Grade Level: Second August 2011-present


  • organized and maintained a classroom of diverse students,  promoting a positive learning environment for all children

  • collaboratively planned cross curricular units

  • integrated formative assessment process, RTI (response to intervention) strategies, and data into daily planning and instruction to help meet the needs of all students

  • assembled multiple instructional strategies including small groups, large group, individual and teacher modeling to meet specific learning styles of students.

  • communicated with parents through weekly newsletter and weekly e-mails, phone calls, e-mails, informal and formal conferences

  • created and implemented positive classroom management strategies

  • engaged students in active, hands-on learning experiences through the use of manipulative

  • served as member of green committee planning school wide recycling initiative and constructing a community garden

  • organized and participated in afterschool tutoring program


Teacher Intern, Thompson K-8 International Academy (International Baccalaureate Candidate School)
Grade Level: Fifth, August 2010-May 2011


  • co-planned and co-taught all subjects during fall semester

  • assumed full responsibility of classroom for 10 weeks

  • differentiated instruction based on specified needs of students

  • created behavior management systems

  • assembled multiple instructional strategies including small group, large group, individual and teacher modeling in order to meet specific learning styles of students

  • communicated with parents through letters, E-mails, phone calls and conferences

  • volunteered hours to connect with students and family members outside of school including Family Math Night, Box Tops for Education, and Book Club               



Teaching-related Experience:

Private Tutor, Grade Level: 2nd, Ypsilanti MI, 2011

Volunteer Oakland Elementary School, K-5, Royal Oak, MI, 2010

Professional Development

Literacy Stations and Centers, 2012
Certified in First Aid and CPR for Infants, Children and Adults, 2011
Project Learning Tree K-12 Educator Certified March 2011
Michigan Literacy Progress Profile Trained March 2010
Learn Today, Teach Tomorrow Conference March 2010
Lucy Calkins Writer's Workshop K-2 Trained January 2010



                          *References Upon Request

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