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Anna

Olson
website: missannaolson.weebly.com

OBJECTIVE

As an elementary teacher, I will utilize my lively and energetic attitude to promote a creative and motivational learning
environment for students both academically and socially, while teaching to promote and fulfill the schools mission statement.

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATION

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan


Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION
MASTERS OF EDUCATION
Elementary Certification, December 2007
Elementary Education, currently enrolled

Minor: Child Development, ZA Endorsement

GPA 4.0

Minor: Mathematics

Minor: Language Arts

GPA 3.49
Michigan Elementary Professional Certification

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Sheridan Elementary School, Academic Tutor, September 2012 Current


Designing engaging lessons according to individual student literacy needs
Using CAF reading strategies to guide student instruction and learning
Assessing individual student learning using DIBELS, Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA), and Michigan
Literacy Progress Profile (MLPP)
Utilizing Sound Partners to provide individual phonics-based instruction
Increasing knowledge on K-5 Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts
Actively participate in school committees, including Mathmatics and Literacy
Aiding in the development and implementation of a building-wide K-2 Developmental Checklist for Mathematics
Documented academic interventions efficiently and effectively
Plan intervention lessons to achieve reading learing objectives and goals for individual students
Participating in staff and intervention meetings, parent-teacher conferences, staff in-services and professional
development meetings
Developing and accessing resources such as influential literacy games and activities, and graphic organizers that
encourage higher level thinking to promote student learning
Establishing enduring relationships with students and faculty to encourage a positive school community
Sheridan Elementary School, Second Grade Long Term Substitute, March 2015- May 2015
Designed engaging lessons according to K-5 Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts
Created engaging science and social studies lessons to meet Michigan Curriculum Framework and Grade Level Content
Expectations (G.L.C.Es)
Assessed individual student learning using DIBELS, Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA), and NWEA
Gained knowledge in utilizing and implementing MAISA writing units
Gained knowledge in applying scope and sequence while creating lesson plans and units of study
Documented academic records for students efficiently and effectively
Implemented differentiated instruction strategies for my students in reading by fostering literacy independence

through the Daily 5 / CAF framework
Continued to maintain the classroom management system effectively
Participated in staff and intervention meetings, parent-teacher conferences, staff in-services and professional development
Developed and utilized various resources such as mathematic games and activities and graphicorganizers that encourage
higher level thinking and promote student learning
Created weekly newsletters to inform families of current standards being taught, as well as classroom and school events
Established enduring relationships with students, parents, and faculty to encourage a positive classroom environment

Sheridan Elementary School, Summer & Spring Break Instructor, August 2014 April 2015
Desinged engaging lessons according to K-5 Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts
Planned intervention lessons to achieve reading learing objectives and goals for individual students
Developed and utilized various resources such as mathematic games and activities and graphic orgainzers that encourage
higher level thinking and promote student learning
Charlevoix-Emmett Intermediate School District, Substitute Teacher, February 2012 June 2012
Maintained the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom where assigned
Followed all district, school and classroom policies, rules and procedures
Became acquainted with the Daily 5 and CAF reading structure
Gained exposure to various technologies including iPad applications, the SMART Board, Elmo, and projector

RELATED EXPERIENCES

Sheridan Elementary, Petoskey, MI, September 2013 - Current


Student Council Advisor - advising a small group of student leaders
Help students plan and take part in a number of learning opportunities including food drives, a penny drive to purchase
Christmas gifts for the childrens ward, Family Movie Night, and a trip to East Lansing to observe from political leaders
Boyne All Stars Club, Boyne City Michigan, June 2012 Current
Child Care Director - A position working with children at both an afterschool program and summer day camp
Sustaining attendance and accounting records for officials and agencies
Creating, reviewing, and implementing engaging daily activities and care for students
Womens Resource Center, Petoskey, Michigan, October 2011 February 2012
Childrens Learning Center Teacher Assistant A temporary position in a two-four year old classroom
Assisted lead teacher with daily activities focused on early academic learning, social and physical development
Gained experience and knowledge in handling discipline efficiently and effectively
St. Mary School, Charlevoix, Michigan, September 2008- August 2011
Child Care Director A position working with children at an afterschool program
Prepared and maintain attendance, accounting, and records for officials and agencies
Reviewed and implemented governmental regulations pertaining to the program
Developed procedures to meet regulations to ensure facility safety and security for children and staff
Communicated effectively with other staff members and parents

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Fall 2014 - Char-Em ISD Professioal Development


Teach Reading Workshop Using the K-2 MAISA Unit
Fall 2013 - Charem-ISD Professional Development
Math Tools in Action
Fall 2012- Char-Em ISD Professional Development
The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Educators
The Daily 5 for Math Grades K-5
DIBELS Training
Effective Intervention Programs: Bridging the Gap Between Core Instruction and Tiered Interventions
Simply Fabulous Summarizing: Everything You Wanted to Know About Summarizing But Were Afraid to Ask
Fall 2011-Char-Em ISD Professional Development
Classroom Management: Easy Tools for Busy Teachers
Fall 2010- Char-Em ISD Professional Development
Think Clouds for Building Comprehension for Grades K-5
Developmentally Appropriate Practice 2010 for Pre K-Grade 2
Supporting Speech Sound Development in the Classroom Setting
Fall 2009- Char-Em ISD Professional Development
Shouting Wont Grow Dendrites: 20 Strategies for Managing a Brain Compatible Classroom
Worksheets Wont Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain
2010 Window of Opportunity Conference; The Value of Play, Music Play and Literacy
Recognize, Report & Prevent Child Abuse

SPECIAL TRAINING

American Heart Association First Aid and CPR (Child and Adult)
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention