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Rachel Anne DeVerna Jacobs

Fourth Grade Lead Teacher, Venable Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA


206 5th Street Southwest, Unit D · Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 465-7471 · jacobsrad1@gmail.com · www.racheljacobs.weebly.com

Veteran teacher with school-wide leadership experience seeking classroom teaching position.
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CERTIFICATION Professional Teacher Certificate
State of Maine, General Elementary Endorsement K-8
2019-2024

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

August 2014- Venable Elementary, Charlottesville, Virginia


Present Fourth Grade Teacher
Chair of school-wide PBIS committee and implementation/design team
Member of the Leadership Team
Lead teacher of the Fourth Grade Team
Instructed after school math club

August 2012- Grafton Village Elementary, Stafford, Virginia


June 2014 Fifth Grade Teacher
Inclusion teacher; co-taught with special education teacher
Instructed after school French Club
Conducted SOL tutoring in reading and math
Co-director of Safety Patrol

August 2011- Kate Waller Barrett Elementary, Stafford, Virginia


May 2012 Student Teacher
Fall: Fifth grade (ESL inclusion class)
Spring: First grade (inclusion class)

November 2011- Stafford County Public Schools


June 2012 Substitute Teacher

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2016 Responsive Classroom Training

2016 Zones of Regulation Conference

2014 - Present Ongoing training on PLC Leadership with Cindy Harrison

2014 Using Classroom-Level Data to Improve English Language Learners


Achievement Conference

2012 Virginia TESOL Conference


Presenter on Action Research Projects, and specifically my master’s thesis
2012 William and Mary Symposium on Professional Collaboration and Inclusive
Education

AWARDS AND HONORS

Fall 2011- Present Recipient, College of Education Research Grant, University of Mary
Washington

September 2011 Recipient, Edward Alvey, Jr. Scholarship, University of Mary Washington

November 2010 ETS Recognition of Excellence, Praxis II Scores

Fall 2010- Present Member, Kappa Delta Pi, International Education Honor Society

Fall 2010- Present Member, Phi Sigma Iota, International Foreign Language Honor Society

September, 2010 Recipient, Beulah M Hartman Scholarship, University of Mary Washington

May 2009- Dean’s List, University of Mary Washington, Five Semesters


May 2011

EDUCATION
University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
Master of Science, Elementary Education, May 2012
Specialization in English Language Learners
Thesis: “Dialogue Journals and Their Effects on English Language Learners”
GPA: 4.0

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA


Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, French, May 2011
Overall GPA: 3.38
Major GPA: 3.49

REFERENCES

Erin Kershner Principal


Venable Elementary School
Erin.Kershner@charlottesvilleschools.org
(434) 245-2418 (work)

Valeta Paige Assistant Principal


Venable Elementary School
Valeta.Paige@charlottesvilleschools.org
(434) 245-2418 (work)

Stephanie Tatel Instructional Coach


Venable Elementary School
tatels1@charlottesvilleschools.org
(434) 245-2418 (work)