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Melissa Hunka

(630) 743-3253
mahunka@noctrl.edu
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Objective:
To obtain a teaching position at the elementary level with the opportunity to participate in extracurricular
activities and to work closely with students parents to help facilitate student learning.

Education
North Central College; Naperville, IL Professional Educator License June 2014
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education Cumulative GPA: 3.6/4.0
Minors: English Language Learning Endorsement: English Language Learning
Michigan State University 2010 - 2012

Teaching Experience
Kendall Elementary School, Naperville; 2
nd
grade Fall 2013
Developed and taught five literacy lessons
Modeled reading strategies
One-on-one instruction
Ellsworth Elementary School, Naperville; 2
nd
grade Fall 2013
Conducted running records
One-on-one instruction
Oak Park Elementary School, Aurora; 4
th
/5
th
grade Winter 2013
Planned and taught two social studies lessons
o Integrated technology into my lesson by with a webquest to increase student learning
o Encouraged collaboration to help increase student understanding of textbook material
Designed and taught two science lessons
o Differentiated learning for English Learners by leveling the readings
o Hands-on exploration through a science experiment involving the stages of water
Oak Park Elementary School, Aurora; 1
st
grade Fall 2012
Provided accommodations by giving guidance and support to a student with special needs
Instructed small groups during math instruction
Collaborated with teachers

Related Experience
Summer Camp Counselor
Southampton Racquet Club and Camp
Prepared daily events and extracurricular activities
Managed a group of twenty children
Wheaton Park District 2010 - 2013
Supervised a group of thirty children
Planned daily activities for each station
Preschool Teachers Assistant 2006 present
Peace Lutheran Church
Designed lessons and daily activities
Interacted with children and assisted them with work

Professional Development
NAMI training Spring 2012
Technologies in Education Workshop Spring 2014

Involvement
Relay For Life- Chair/Committee Member 2007 present
o Organized and executed an American Cancer Society events annually involving over
1,000 people and raising more than 125,000 dollars

2013 - present