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Kenneth S.

Kasee
239 Standing Rock St., Kent, Ohio 44240
419.217.5920 | kennethskasee@gmail.com

CERTIFIED INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS (GRADES 7-12)


I am a dedicated high school English teacher who believes I have the moral responsibility to meet
the needs of the students I serve in authentic ways. I believe in the achievement of equity for all
students through sound, collaborative decision making. I have a passion for education and a
strong sense of responsibility to the students and school I serve.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Curriculum Development
Creative Lesson Planning
Differentiation
Summative/Formative Assessments

Classroom Management
Standardized Testing/Scoring
Experiential Learning
Special Education Modification

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Education, May 2011
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Major: Integrated Language Arts - Secondary
Education

Diploma, May 2006


Central Catholic High School, Toledo,
Ohio

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, SMART Board software, and ProgressBook
Adequate in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
English Instructor:
Maplewood Career Center, Ravenna, Ohio
August 2011-Present
Facilitate learning of eleventh and twelfth grade comprehensive English utilizing student-centered
lessons and activities
Design varied curriculum for senior-level writing intensive, college-preparatory course
Modify curriculum for students on IEPs/504s in all classes by differentiating instruction and assessments
Assemble daily lesson plans with objectives to align with Common Core State Standards
Create hands-on activities for various American, British, and World texts for unconventional learners
Adapt formative and summative assessments for each unit to measure and chart individual student
growth
Organized and generated pretests-posttests for SLO
Coach students on job placement, scholarship applications, and college decisions
Participate in National Honor Society Committee, Scholarship Committee, SkillsUSA, after-school
basketball program, and other volunteer school programs & events
Student Teaching:
Theodore Roosevelt High School, Kent, Ohio
August 2010-April 2011
Instructed students enrolled in the six-district compact Engineering Academy
Taught ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade English with four preps per day consisting of 75 students
with at-risk, average, above-average, and gifted learning abilities
Volunteered as volleyball coach

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Senior Advertising Account Executive:
Daily Kent Stater, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
June 2009-December 2010
Sold advertisement space directly to over 100 local businesses, campus departments, and organizations
Editorial Intern:
Wick Poetry Center, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
August-December 2010
Coordinated and facilitated poetry events for notable visiting scholars
Managed and edited website content
Editorial Intern:
The McGraw-Hill Companies, Burr Ridge, Illinois
May-August 2010
Worked full-time in the Business & Economics group for McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Edited digital and print content for titles: Nickels Understanding Business, Kerin Marketing, Grewal
Marketing, Perreault Basic Marketing
Contributing Editor:
Artemis Magazine, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
December 2009-May 2010
Worked with a staff of 35 students to ensure the print and online publication of Kent State Universitys
womens issues publication
Co-Editor-in-Chief:
Luna Negra Magazine, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
June 2009-May 2010
Published the literary biannual, Luna Negra Magazine and Luna Negra Magazine online
Supervised a staff of twelve members

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Special Event Planner:
Center for Student Involvement, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

May-September 2010

Distinguished Student Interviewer:


Provost Leadership Academy, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

April 2010

Student Chairman:
Advising Standards Council, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

August-December 2009

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE


Shift Manager, Caller:
Kent State University Phone Center, Kent, Ohio

November 2007-May 2010

Sales Associate:
Journeys Shoes, Toledo, Ohio

May 2007-January 2009

Courtesy Crew/ Cashier:


The Andersons, Toledo, Ohio

March 2005-January 2009

VOLUNTEER WORK
Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Kent, Ohio
Volunteer

February 2013-present

Chicago Cares, Chicago, Illinois


Volunteer

July 2010

Campaign for Change, Kent, Ohio


Volunteer

March 2008-May 2010

Food for Thought, Toledo, Ohio


Volunteer Bicycle Mechanic

June-August 2008