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Kristina Bassiacos
(908) 285-2148 (mobile)
Bucknell University
701 Moore Ave C-2914
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Education and Honors
Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
Deans List: Spring 2014
Expected Graduation: May 2015

20 Lenape Court
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 580-1163 (home)

Ridge High School Basking Ridge, NJ

9th 12th Grade
Honor Roll Grades 9 -12
Graduated: June 2011

Professional Teaching Experience

Senior Field Experience: August 2014 Present (Lewisburg, PA)
Kelly Elementary School, Kindergarten
Student Teaching 5 days a week
Responsible for creating and implementing lesson and unit plans for all subject areas
Differentiate lessons to meet the needs of all learners
In charge of classroom management and classroom teacher responsibilities
Summer Field Experience: May June 2014 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Cedar Hill Elementary School, First Grade
Volunteered as a teachers assistant
Junior Field Experience: January May 2014 (Lewisburg, PA)
Kelly Elementary School, Kindergarten
Junior Block Experience: student taught twice a week, full days
Implemented a week-long interdisciplinary unit plan on fish
Junior Field Experience: August December 2013 (Lewisburg, PA)
Sunflower Child Care, Toddler Room
Observed childrens interactions ages 2-3 years old
Participated in reading and circle time with students
Sophomore Field Experience: August December 2012 (Milton, PA)
James F Baugher Elementary School, Kindergarten
Observed teaching technique and childrens development
Worked with small groups to improve mathematical skills
Sophomore Field Experience: August December 2012 (Lewisburg, PA)
Sunflower Child Care, Infant and Toddler Room
Observed infants and children 6 weeks 12 months
Read books and played sensory games
Freshman Field Experience: January May 2012 (Lewisburg, PA)
Kelly Elementary School, Second Grade
Tutored children in mathematics
Worked individually with students to provide academic assistance
Pingry School Externship: December 2012 (Short Hills, NJ)
Observed and worked with children grades K-4
Shadowed reading specialist
High School Senior Year: September 2010 June 2011 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Ridge High School Senior Option: Cedar Hill Elementary School, First Grade
Volunteered daily as student teacher
Observed, assisted teacher, and guided students in subject material individually and in small

Related Work Experience

Babysitting: June August 2014 (Brooklyn, NY)
Private residences
Spent 9 weeks as a live in nanny
Responsible for all aspects of care for a 4-year-old boy
Pingry Summer Day Camp Counselor: July August 2013 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Head Counselor for girls ages 9-11 years old
Cedar Hill Aftercare Program: September June 2011, May June 2014
Worked with students in grades K-5
Teacher assistant
Helped organize after-school activities: and ensured all students homework completed before
Interacted with children, parents, supervisors and staff on daily basis
Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor: May August 2013 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Pleasant Valley Pool
Reinforced pool rules to ensure publics safety
Pep Club Day Camp Counselor: June 2011 August 2013 (Bernardsville, NJ)
Worked with children ages 1-8
Organized and ran camp activities, including cooking, arts and crafts, and gymnastics
Community Service and Volunteer Work
Rolling Hills Girl Scouts: Grades: K 12 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Earned Bronze, Silver and Gold awards
St. James Church Mission Trip: Summer 2010 (Chattanooga, TN)
Participated in trip contributing to community improvement and well-being
Kevin Hannaford Foundation: 2002 Present (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Raise money for single parent families
Morristown Soup Kitchen: 2007 2011 (Morristown, NJ)
Made and served food for low income population
PUSH Leadership Program Volunteer: 2007 2011 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
PUSH Prevention Using Students Help
Educated 4th graders about the dangers of alcohol and drug use
Bucknell University
Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority Member: 2012 Present
Fall 2014: Recruitment Committee
Spring 2014: Community Service Committee
Fall 2013: Sisterhood Events Committee
Spring 2013: Recruitment Committee
Fall 2012: Academic Excellence Committee
Bucknell Buddies Elementary Tutoring Club: 2011 2012 (Lewisburg, PA)
Met weekly to help supervise and tutor children in before school program
Club Field Hockey Member: 2011 2012 (Lewisburg, PA)
Next Step Realty: 2012 Present (Lewisburg, PA)
Brand Ambassador for Bucknells Campus
Ridge High School: 2007 2011 (Basking Ridge, NJ)
Field Hockey (9 - 12 Captain)
Lacrosse (9 11)
Basketball (9 -10)