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Nicholas DeVault

Nicholas DeVault

8223 Allen Road Clarkston, MI 48348


Home: 248.625.0153 Cell: 248.770.3831 ndevault@misd.net
CAREER OBJECTIVE / PHILOSOPHY
Obtain a teaching position to give students the opportunity to achieve success
with grade-level content in their least restrictive environment.

EDUCATION
University of Michigan Flint
Masters in Public Administration: Emphasis in Education August
2015
Graduated with Honors

Northern Michigan University


Bachelor Degree in Special Education - May 2012

Graduated with honors


Academic Scholarship, Special Education

Major: Cognitive Impairments


Major: Physical Education
Michigan Provisional Teacher Certificate Secondary Physical Education
Endorsement: Cognitive Impairments (K-12)
Endorsement: Physical Education (K-12)

Administrative Experience

Intern Assistant Principal: Lutz School for Work Experience April 2015
o Director of Operational Programs, Assessment Center, Monitoring
and Compliance and direct services to local districts
o Liaison with local Special Education directors
o Liaison with state and local organizations and agencies involved
with disabled
o Advising the superintendent of changes and trends in special
education, and recommending needed changes in the delivery of
services
o Assisting in formulating goals and procedures for MISD
o Interpreting, administering and assisting in the development of
policies and administrative guidelines
o Coordinate transportation issues and request
o Prepare state and federal reports and claims
o Attending board meetings and prepare such reports for the board
as the superintendent request

Nicholas DeVault

Building Level Collaboration/Committees


School Improvement Committee

o Facilitators is School Improvement


School Representative for District Wide Health and Wellness Committee
Special Olympics Committee
Head of Completer Committee

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Macomb Intermediate School District
Robert G. Lutz School For Work Experience August 2012Present
Moderate Cognitive Impaired Classroom (Ages 18-26)
Created classroom course curriculum
Developed and implemented 15 IEPs yearly
Progress monitor IEP goals and objectives
Create and implement Positive Behavior Support Plans

Lansing Public Schools


Everett High School (Student Teaching) - January to May 2012
Cognitive Impaired Classroom (9th 12th Grades)
Adapted and supported all core academic areas to ensure student
achievement

Full participation in all areas of the IEP process that were created through
web-based software with a focus on student strengths

Implemented student transition planning and assisted student


participation in MI-Access assessments

Involved in the development of a school-wide vocabulary program and


volunteered at many afterschool activities

Taught adaptive P.E. and social/life skills development

Communicated effectively with parents and staff to create individual


instruction supporting student success both in and out of school

Volunteered to coach and chaperone students involved in winter Special


Olympics

Nicholas DeVault
Physical Education Classroom (9th 12th Grades)
Taught physical education incorporating activities that promote lifetime
fitness

Incorporated variety of activities that increased student participation and


motivation for all students and volunteered coaching

Accommodated student learning by implementing behavior interventions,


and self-assessment for personal growth and long-term personal gain

Ishpeming School District


Ishpeming High School - January to May 2011
Special Education Resource Room Practicum
Created and taught lesson plans in government, general science, math
and life skills

Co-planned and co-taught with collaborating teacher

Marquette Schools
Bothwell Middle School - September to December 2009
5th 8th Grade Field Experience
Taught math, science, ELA to Cognitively Impaired students

Volunteered at after-school neighborhood academic and recreational


center

Superior Hills Elementary School - January to May 2010


1st Grade Field Experience
Implemented lessons to develop writing and reading skills

Macomb Intermediate School District


Robert G. Lutz School for Work Experience Current
Long term Substitute teacher- Currently a long-term sub in Production
and Assembly. My class has a contract with Henry Ford Hospital putting
together folders for their homebound care, as well as various other
projects.
Substitute Paraprofessional who worked with students in the grounds and
garden classroom, educating students how to use everyday tools and
equipment to develop the skills needed for transition to future jobs
Glen H. Peters School
Substitute Staff who worked in variety of MOCI, SMI and SXI classrooms
with students ranging in ages from 3 26. May through August, 2008 &
2009.

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

Nicholas DeVault

NMU football athletic scholarship (4 years)

Bay Cliff Health Camp (August 2011) Assisted and enhanced


recreational/therapeutic activities for young adults

Volunteered with Macomb County Special Olympic Activities (coached


outdoor track events)

Tutored after school with learning disabled students

Willow Farms - Assisted with therapeutic horse-riding programs

REFERENCES
John Nader, Principal
Robert G Lutz School for Work Experience
46650 Heydenreich Road
Macomb, MI 48044
586-226-0230
Beth Alberti
Assistant Superintendent for
Special Education & Student Services
44001 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48044
586-228-3510
David Rilley,
Executive Director
Of Human Services
44001 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48044
586-228-3305