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Laura Rice

Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education
Major: Language Arts; Minor: Physical Education; Endorsement: Middle Level Education
State of Michigan Provisional Teaching Certificate, January 2013
Elementary K-5 all subjects (K-8 All Subjects Self Contained Classroom)
Language Arts (BX) K-9
Middle Level (ZL)
Physical Education (MB)
First AID, CPR, and AED Certified, expires June 2016
Teaching Experience
January 2015 Present, ELA Title I Enrichment Teacher
Capac Middle School
Analyze data to determine homogeneous reading level groups .
Teach lessons based around Leveled Literacy Intervention.
Challenge students with daily comprehension lessons and word study.
December 2012 January 2015, Certified Substitute Teacher
LAnse Creuse Public Schools
Taught all grade levels K-12 in both regular and special education classrooms.
Fill in to ensure the students are getting the most out of their school day.
Specialized as a Permanent Middle School Substitute starting in the fall of 2013.
January 2014 March 2014, Resource Room English Long Term Substitute
LAnse Creuse Middle School South, Harrison TWP, MI
Taught Resource Room English and Corrective Reading to both seventh and eighth graders.
I was required to modify district wide curriculum to meet the special, individual, needs of my
I took on all roles as classroom teacher including parent teacher conferences and inputting
grades through Powerschool software.
April 2013 June 2013, English and Social Studies Long Term Substitute
LAnse Creuse Middle School North, Macomb, MI
Planned, taught, and assessed three sixth grade English classes and two sixth grade social
studies classes.
Facilitated daily activities.
Recorded grades using Powerschool software including finalizing grades at the end of the
school year.
January 2013 - March 2013, English and Reading Enrichment Long Term Substitute
LAnse Creuse Middle School South, Harrison TWP, MI
Planned, taught, and assessed three sixth grade English classes, a sixth grade reading
enrichment class, and a seventh/eighth grade split reading enrichment class.
Facilitated daily activities.
Utilized programs such as Read Naturally, Words Their Way, and Scholastic Reading
Inventory to enhance learning.

Laura Rice
Student Teaching
September 2012-December 2012, English and Language Arts Student Teacher, Eighth Grade
LAnse Creuse Middle School North, Macomb, Michigan
Taught five English classes per day based around the Common Core State Standards.
Planned daily lessons that included both reading, writing and word study.
Developed a narrative writing unit plan that met Common Core State Standards as well as the
Smarter Balanced Assessment rubric.
Volunteer Experience
Half Way Dance LCMSS Jan 2014
Winter Dance LCMSN Dec 2012
Family Science Service Learning Day 2011
Outreach To Teach 2010
Outreach To Teach 2009
Professional Development
NWEA Training February 2015
Viewing and understanding scores/ printing reports
Evaluating and using available NWEA resources
Marzano Conference 2012
What and Why of the Common Core
Key Instructional Practices that Support Student Success
Kagan Classbuilding and Teambuilding Strategies 2009
MEA-NEA Local 1, LAnse Creuse Honor Award

Rendered honored service to the cause of education in Michigan. As a token of sincere

appreciation and in high praise of such service, this testimonial is presented.
The focus of this award was for my dedication as a long term substitute and my work
ethic while serving in these positions.
Other Work History
September 2007 May 2012, Shift Leader, Dairy Queen/ Orange Julius
I was in charge of opening and closing the store. I had to make sure employees stayed on task and
did their job effectively. I was in charge of counting the till and dealing with any problems we ran
into during a regular work shift. I had to use multiple forms of technology. I was also in charge of
writing a bi-weekly newsletter that informed all employees of the stores happenings.
Please take a moment to look at my website. You will find many sample lessons and units. I t is
very user friendly and I guarantee you will get a great sense of who I am as a teacher
Jennifer Tuttle, Student Teaching Host Teacher, 586-524-7559
Tina Bennion, I took over Tinas classroom when she went on maternity leave, 989-798-6900
Paul Lasala, Principal. LAnse Creuse Middle School South, 586-493-5620
Margaret Wagner, Store Owner. Dairy Queen/Orange Julius, 989-773-4700