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Alison Ambrogio

2350 S. Holly Street, Denver, CO 80222


Phone: (720) 201-6095
E-Mail: alisonmambrogio@gmail.com
E-Portfolio: aambrogio.weebly.com

Objective
Obtain a teaching position where I can utilize my education and training, as well as my immense passion
for teaching, in order to promote positive and effective experiences for children.

Certification

Colorado Early Childhood Education Licensure, expected May 2015

Elementary Education Endorsement, expected May 2015

Colorado Group Leader Certification, completed May 2013

Experience
Student Teacher, Bear Canyon Elementary, Highlands Ranch, CO, January 2015-Present

Worked in first grade classroom with 23 students

Contributed to the development of backwards plans for several first grade units including
economics, communities, American symbols, and life sciences
Created daily lesson plans for activities integrating content areas such as literacy, writing, social
studies, science, and math
Implemented lessons incorporating 21st century skills geared towards achievement of world class
outcomes; consciously included collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking on a
daily basis
Facilitated several lessons and activities daily using whole group, small group, cooperative, and
independent instruction with mindful differentiation for students with varying needs
Maintained classroom management by implementing consistent daily schedules and routines and
by utilizing various management techniques
Assessed students formally and informally using assessment tools such as discussions, rubrics,
STAR assessments
Implemented team-teaching techniques and collaborated with cooperating teacher, as well as with
other first grade team members and colleagues
Participated in professional development days focused on backwards planning, Kagan cooperative
learning techniques, and iPad training
Fostered parent communication by participating in parent-teacher conferences, creating a weekly
classroom newsletter, and updating parents on a regular basis on their child

Instructional Aid/Intern, Ben Franklin Academy, Highlands Ranch, CO, August 2014-January 2015

Worked in five kindergarten classrooms

Led daily center activities during rotations focused on literacy, writing, math, and social studies as
designated by classroom teacher

Completed observation and collected data of students for Action Research experience

Aided in simple student assessments using various assessment techniques

Worked cooperatively with team of kindergarten teachers

Group Lead Teacher, KinderCare Learning Center, Lone Tree, CO, May 2014-January 2015

Worked with children ranging from infancy to preschool

Acted as floater position, assisting in all classrooms throughout the facility

Facilitated lessons and activities using developmentally appropriate practices for specified age
group/classroom guided by provided curriculum
Worked cooperatively with other classroom teachers and colleagues

Cultivated parent communication by writing daily parent notes, creating parent bulletin boards, and
communicating with parents or guardians upon drop off and pick up

Group Lead Teacher, Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning Center, Fort Collins, CO, February 2013August 2013

Worked with children ranging from infancy to preschool

Acted as Teaching Assistant until obtaining Group Leader certifications in May 2013

Created and facilitated lessons and activities with cooperating teachers using developmentally
appropriate practices for specified age group/classroom
Attended professional and staff development sessions

Supervised field trips taken around the community

Education
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Current

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Education and Human Resource StudiesEducation Sciences


Specialization
Dual Early Childhood Education licensure program

Anticipated completion May 2015

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, May 2013

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Human Development and Family Studies

Overall GPA 3.315

Qualified to gain Colorado Group Leader certification upon completion in May 2013

Skills and Interests

Passionate about children and education

Eager to expand experience and knowledge

Flexible and open minded

Interested in collaborating with other professionals in the education field

Maintains an enthusiastic and energetic personality

Organized and efficient management style

Values and encourages a balanced lifestyle; practices yoga