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March 26, 2012 Stacy L Carpenter 1712 Millstream Way Henderson, NV 89074 E-Mail: slcarpenter@interact.ccsd.

net Human Resources: It is with great pleasure that I will be completing my Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education degree in May of 2012 and am now able to pursue a teaching position with your school. With my degree from Nevada State College, I have also earned a TESOL endorsement and will be graduating Magna Cum Laude. I am equipped, eager, and anticipating the opportunity to contribute to the education of the students in the Henderson/Las Vegas valley. My resume is enclosed for your review. The experiences Ive had in and outside of the classroom have prepared me for the Elementary Teaching position that I am seeking. I will complete my student teaching requirement in CCSD on May 2nd, where I have established an excellent rapport with students, parents, colleagues, and my administrators. As part of my course work for Nevada State College, I completed 120 hours of field experience in CCSD classrooms. During that time, I have spent many of those hours tutoring at Title I schools to provide additional instruction time to the at-risk student population. To benefit the greater community of educators and my professional development, I currently serve as the President the local chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an International Honor Society in Education. I am also a Guest Teacher for Clark County School District. As a mother of three schoolaged children and the spouse of a veteran teacher, I understand benefits of communication and partnership with parents/guardians and I look forward to collaborating with my students familial support system to provide my students with a community approach to learning. Each of these experiences has been instrumental in my personal growth, professional development, and philosophy of pedagogy. It is my goal to continue serving the learning community of elementary students in our district for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year. In hiring me, you will gain a teacher who cares about the needs of each learner, who pursues excellence, who will work tirelessly to exceed the standards set before her. I am a forever student and fully anticipate all I can learn from being a full-time educator and cannot wait to facilitate the discovery of knowledge for the next generation of citizens. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Professionally yours,

Stacy L. Carpenter

STACY L. CARPENTER
1712 Millstream Way, Henderson, NV 89074 702.277.2052 slcarpenter@interact.ccsd.net ________________________________________________________________________________ Distinguished Leader and Honors Graduate seeking a position in Elementary Education to serve the learners in the Henderson/Las Vegas valley with strengths in engagement, standardsbased educational growth, and building rapport with learners and their families. TEACHING EXPERIENCE Selma F. Bartlett Elementary, Henderson, NV Position: Student Teacher 4th Grade Jan 2012-May 2012

Assumed grade level planning and assessment writing for Reading/Language Arts using Curriculum Engine. Assumed all classroom Planning, Preparation, Instruction and Assessment responsibilities. Utilized Trophies, Envision Math, Target the Question, FOSS Science Kits, AIMS Web, Star Reader, Scholastic News programs. Uploaded grades daily using Easy Grade Pro and ParentLink. Employed Kagan Method Strategies to promote engagement and co-construction of knowledge. Integrated technology across the curriculum using SmartBoard, Elmo, iPads, and computers. Facilitated a daily small group for Tier 3 learners, using Guided Reading. Implemented the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) for English Language Learners (ELL) in my classroom. Participated in Response to Intervention (RTI) Meetings. Implemented all IEP and 504 accommodations and modifications. Reflected on lessons to guide next days instruction. Used formal and informal assessments to measure growth and drive instruction. Interacted with parents/guardians through Good News Phone Calls, School Events, and Parent/Teacher Conferences to collaborate on student success strategies. Collaborated with grade level colleagues daily, school-wide staff monthly, and administration regularly to ensure alignment of objectives with Common Core Standards and best practices. Utilized Blooms Taxonomy, Depth of Knowledge (DOK), and Question Answer Relationships (QAR) to foster effective questioning and to write constructive response assessments. Participated in school fundraisers, Sock Hop, Jump Rope for Heart, and 20th year Anniversary Celebration. Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV Position: Guest Teacher August 2012-Present

Currently licensed through Nevada Department of Education as a K-12 Substitute Teacher. Substitute teacher for K-5 classrooms throughout the valley where I practice strategies and classroom management procedures in a varying daily learning environment. Received repeat, direct requests from the office managers at Twitchell, Gibson, Aggie Roberts, and McDoniel Elementary Schools.

NSC Observations and Practicum Sites: Gibson, Ullom, McCaw, and Booker Elementary Schools Prepared professional communication letters for the purpose of sharing and interpretation of assessments for classroom teacher and parents. Created small group balanced literacy instruction consisting of familiar reading, strategy driven mini lessons, guided reading, writing, word study and shared reading for Tier 2 & 3 students. Implemented a weekly small group Math Tutoring lesson at a Title I school using manipulatives to foster reaching all learning styles. Incorporated word study into literacy instruction using Words Their Way. Administered and interpreted various assessments, both formative and summative, including Comprehensive Reading Inventories (CRI), AIMSweb, Spelling Inventories, and the Garfield Interest Survey. ACADEMIC DEGREE Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education: NEVADA STATE COLLEGE, Henderson, NV (May 2012) ENDORSEMENT IN EDUCATION: Teaching English as a Second Language: NEVADA STATE COLLEGE, Henderson, NV (May 2012) EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV Guest Teacher Christ the Servant Lutheran School, Henderson, NV Pre-Kindergarten Educator Nevada State College, Henderson, NV New Student Orientation Leader-School of Education ASSOCIATIONS AND AWARDS President of the local chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an International Honor Society in Education (June 2011-Present) Member of the Christian Educators Association. Graduating Summa Cum Laude in May 2012. Two-Year Scholarship Recipient of Silver State Schools Credit Union Scholarship in Education (2008/2009 and 2009/2010 Academic Years) REFERENCES Wendy Phelps Becky Durham Maureen Kearns Principal, Selma Bartlett Elementary Student Teacher Supervisor Cooperating Teacher wlphelps@interact.ccsd.net becky_l_durham@interact.ccsd.net mkearns@interact.ccsd.net Aug. 2011-Present

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