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Laura Meegan

Professional Profile
Highly experienced educator dedicated to ensuring young children begin their school careers with a
strong start

Core Qualifications
Recognizing the wide range of academic
needs of children and adapting curriculum
materials and instructional approach to
meet those needs
Communicating with parents on a regular
basis
Collaborating with colleagues to share ideas
and pedagogy

Overseeing daily responsibilities of


paraprofessional including task delegation
and conveying expectations
Coordinating parent volunteers in the
classroom
Supervising student teachers in all aspects
of classroom management and lesson
planning

Skills and Accomplishments


Leadership and Professional Development
Darkness to Light training (2014)
Volunteered for restraint training through Crisis Prevention Institute (2012-current)
Incident Command System team member (2013-current)
Facilitated CAFE Book study group for district colleagues (2010-2012)
Conducted Guided Math workshop for teachers K-3 (2011)
Trained in Open Circle Social and Emotional Learning Program (2006)
Presented KidWriting workshop for Kindergarten teachers (October 2003)
Eisenhower Grant recipient (1996-2000)
Site coordinator for Mathematics Their Way Summer Workshop (1992-1995, 1999)
Developed and presented Mathematics Their Way Follow-Up workshop (1992-2000)
Collaborated on ELA and math curriculum committees (1986-current)

Professional Experience
Allen Avenue School
September 1994 to Current
Kindergarten and Grade One Teacher
North Attleboro, MA
Successfully instructed and supported students in kindergarten, grade three, grade one
School Street School
Grade One and Grade Three Teacher
North Attleboro, MA
Taught grade one students for six years
Transitioned to grade three for two years

September 1986 to June 1994

Woodland Heights Elementary School


September 1985 to June 1986
Readiness Teacher
Laconia, NH
Provided an academic bridge for students exiting kindergarten by preparing them for the
expectations of first grade

Education and Training


University of New England
Master of Science: Literacy K-12
Biddeford, Maine, USA
Program Requirements
Teacher as Leader
Differentiation Theory & Strategies
Motivational Theory & Classroom Management
Supporting Literacy Development
Literacy Assessments
Study Skills & Content Literacy

2015

Connecting Reading and Writing for Success


Meeting Student Challenges
Portfolio
Action Research Project
Stonehill College
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude: Early Childhood Education
North Easton, MA, USA
GPA: cum laude

Certifications
Early Childhood Certification, 1985-present

Affiliations
International Reading Association (IRA), 20013-present
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), 2013-present
National Association for the Education of Young Children (2014)
ASCD (2013-present)

Skills
Developmentally appropriate instruction
Curriculum development
Professional development
Collaboration with colleagues

References
Available upon request

1985