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Nichelle Ashleigh Smith

11340-A Dublin Road * Woodsboro, MD 21798 * (301) 693-4670 *
Strong critical thinking, interpersonal, multi-tasking, and communication
Enthusiastic, forward-thinking, passionate, and fully committed to the field of

Education B.S in Early Childhood/Elementary Education May, 2017

Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD
Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a GPA of 4.0

A.A. in General Studies May 2014

Frederick Community College Frederick, MD

Certified as Childcare Preschool Teacher December, 2013

Frederick Community College Frederick, MD

Experience Teacher June 2017- Current

PALS Program (Frostburg State University at Hagerstown)
Planned and prepared daily literacy lesson plans for students ages 4-5
Consistently communicated with parents to gain knowledge of students
Utilized student teaching experiences to form a well-managed classroom
Provided daily positive feedback for students to motivate and engage them
Directly worked with administration to ensure success for all students

Internship 2 (Frostburg State University) February 2017 May 2017

Middletown Primary School
Implemented differentiated math groups based on ability groupings
Provided daily one-on-one assistance for students who needed the support
Frequently communicated with parents about positive student behavior
Created and implemented 2 five day, integrated, units
Successfully managed abnormally difficult student behavior problems
Planned a service learning project to complete as an entire class

Substitute Teacher May 2016 - Current

Frederick County Public Schools
Thoroughly read over plans to prepare for teaching
Monitored and corrected classroom behavior
Used management skills to ensure smooth transitions for all students
Individually assisted students with special needs
Assisted with managing bus duty with other staff members
Attended professional development workshops
Internship 1 (Frostburg State University) October 2016 November 2016
Middletown Primary School
Taught Pre-Kindergarten and Challenges students daily
Instructed students with autism and/or severe communication disorders
Planned, prepared, and taught daily lesson plans
Created and implemented five day Science unit
Worked directly from multiple students Individualized Education Programs
Participated in parent/teacher conferences
Participated in and volunteered at after-school activities

Assistantship 2 (Frostburg State University) April 2016

Middletown Elementary School
Graded assignments on a daily basis
Assisted students with computer research
Lead math centers daily for struggling students
Assisted teacher with her daily tasks
Created and implemented five day Language Arts module
Worked one-on-one with students struggling to comprehend assignments

Assistantship 1 (Frostburg State University) October 2015 December 2015

Head Start in Washington County
Assisted lead teacher with daily opening activities
Read to students multiple times on a daily basis
Prepared daily lunches and taught proper eating habits
Corrected and introduced new vocabulary to students
Prepared and taught two lessons plans
Guided play during centers and free-play time

Honors and Awards

Teachers of Promise Award Spring 2017

Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD

Deans List 2015-2017

Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD

SRATE Conference Scholarship Recipient Fall 2016

Southern Region Association of Teacher Educators Reston, VA

Early Childhood Education Department Award Spring 2015

Frederick Community College Frederick, MD

Deans List 2013-2015

Frederick Community College Frederick, MD

References Available upon request