Resume

Keeley M. Porter

P R O F I L E

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of children, education, and teaching concepts
  • Extensive teaching, observation, and childcare experience
  • Consistently seeking new ways to integrate technology, real-life experiences, and American Sign Language into everyday curriculum. –Experienced in writing donation request
  • Excellent presentation skills –Strong leadership and motivational abilities
  • Trustworthy -Hard Working –Perseverance –Respectful –Passionate –Team Player

E D U C A T I O N

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn, AL / 2015

  • Will graduate in May of 2015 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education, 3.4
  • Teacher Certification: Kindergarten through Third Grade: Early Childhood Education
  • Dean’s List
  • Scholarship
  • Montgomery County Junior Miss
  • Alabama Reading Initiative Certificate of Professional Development (2014)
  • Awarded Certificate of Continuing Education by the Alabama Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (2014)
  • Awarded Certificate of Professional Development in Music by the Alabama Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association (2015)
  • Awarded Certificate of Professional Development for Being a Writer™, 1st Edition: Introduction and More (2015)
  • Awarded Certificate of Getting Started with Making Meaning (2015)
  • CPR, AED, First Aid, Administering Emergency Oxygen, and Professional Water Rescue Certified through the American Red Cross

E X P E R I E N C E

LEEDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL- Leeds, AL

  • Co-teacher in first grade classroom.
  • Awarded The Leeds Education Foundation Grant.
  • Provide social and academic support to children ages six to eight-years-old.
  • Implementing curriculums, such as: Being a Writer©, Making Meaning©, Words Their Way©, and Investigations©
  • Attend grade-level, school-wide, and PLC meetings regularly.
  • Researching Next Generation Science Standards and how they can be implemented towards a project based approach to teaching.
  • Awarded Certificate of Continuing Education by the Alabama Reading Association.
  • Awarded Certificate of Continuing Education by Making Meaning© and Being a Writer©
  • Awarded Certificate of Continuing Education by Autism Society of Alabama.

VESTAVIA HILLS ELEMENTARY AT LIBERTY PARK – Vestavia Hills, AL

  • Student teacher intern in kindergarten classroom
  • Provided social and academic support to children ages five to seven
  • Devised and implemented daily and long-term lesson plans –Differentiating instruction based on individual need of the child –Integrated various curriculums, such as: Wonders© and Envision Math©
  • Collaborated with teachers from other schools regarding technology and how to effectively incorporate it into the classroom
  • Attended grade-level, school-wide, and technology meetings regularly
  • Planned and taught a special etiquette class for over 100 kindergarten students
  • Communicated with parents regarding various activities, lessons, and upcoming events
  • Observed and assisted with assessments, such as: Curriculum-Based Measurement (easyCBM), Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System

AUBURN EARLY EDUCATION CENTER – Auburn, AL

  • Practicum student teacher in a second grade classroom
  • Conducted lessons that integrated a variety of standards and subjects
  • Entered data into Information Now (iNow) regarding lunch orders, absences, and other various tasks
  • Navigated programs, such as: Wonders Reading Series©

AUBURN UNIVERSITY SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM – Auburn, AL

  • Wrote letters and collected pledges for donations
  • Constructed and arranged a classroom for teaching and instruction
  • Conducted project based curriculum and lessons with the guide of Teaching Strategies ©
  • Assessed students and the environment with tools, such as: ECERS, GOLDs, and various text from my classes

HELPING AUBURN PRESCHOOLERS INTERVENING EARLY – Auburn, AL

  • Assisted students with exceptionalities
  • Worked alongside educators and psychologists to communicate, teach, and interact with each student
  • Provided functional and academic support for students with exceptionalities

RICHLAND ELEMENTARY – Auburn, AL

  • Worked one-on-one with kindergarteners with phonological awareness, onset, rhymes, decoding, digraphs, blends, fluency, and other various aspects of reading
  • Observed the first two days of kindergarten and other various days throughout the school year (2014)

BROOKWOOD FOREST ELEMENTARY – Mountain Brook, AL

  • Collaborated and observed with a kindergarten teacher regarding Words Their Way reading assessment, school functions, and classroom procedures

THAT GIRL TRENDS BOUTIQUE LLC. – Online Retail (2013-Present)

  • Owner and marketing manager for TGTB LLC
  • Engineers hosting, domain, coding, and other various aspects regarding TGTB’s website
  • Communicate with customers regarding all aspects of business

S E R V I C E

  • VESTAVIA CHURCH OF CHRIST (MEMBER) – Vestavia Hills, AL (2015-present)
  • UNIVERSITY CHURCH OF CHRIST (MEMBER) – Auburn, AL (2011-2014)
  • THE SALVATION ARMY – Birmingham, AL (2014)
  • GIRL SCOUTS OF AMERICA – Montgomery, AL (2000-2011)

R E F E R E N C E S

JAIME WILLIAMS – Vestavia Hills Elementary at Liberty Park

  • National Board Certified
  • Cooperating kindergarten teacher I am currently interning with until May of 2015
  • Email: xxxxxxxxxx@xx.xx.xx Cell Phone: xxx.xxx.xxxx

AUTMN YOUNG, M.Ed. – Auburn Early Education Center

  • Cooperating second grade practicum teacher (Fall of 2014)
  • Email: xxxxxxx@xx.xxx Cell Phone: xxx.xxx.xxxx

ANGELA LOVE, Ph.D. – Auburn University

  • Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Early Childhood Education and Academic Advisor
  • Email: xxxxxxx@xxxxxx.xxx  Cell Phone: xxx.xxx.xxxx