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Amy M. Ashe, Ph.D.

6 Bayberry Lane
Scarborough, ME 04074
207-885-0315 207-423-4357(c)
amyashe30@gmail.com amyashe.weebly.com

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
GRADE 8 MATHEMATICS LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE
April 2016 June 2016
WESTBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL Westbrook, ME
Work within fully integrated proficiency-based learning environment
Experience using standards-based grading and JumpRope application
Teach wide range of learners including ELL and at-risk students in a collaborative team environment
STUDENT TEACHER
September 2015 April 2016
SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL South Portland, ME
Teach high school students in tenth grade CP Biology
Experience with backward planning, designing formative and summative assessments, and aligning long
term curriculum plans with state standards and district essential learning targets
Experience with establishing classroom expectations and meeting the emotional and academic needs of
adolescent learners
TEACHER
September 2010 June 2015
MAPLEWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL Portland, ME
Teach students in a Lower Elementary Montessori classroom, grades 1-3
Design and provide lessons in all subjects including science (biology, chemistry), literacy, arithmetic,
geometry, and cultural studies -- for all age groups
Create and foster authentic project based learning assessments
Design and administer weeklong summer science day camps for preschool and elementary students
through Maplewood Montessori.
MICROBIOLOGIST
BIOREMEDIAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Hermitage, PA
November 2001 Present (working remotely from Maine since July 2004)
Consult with corporations facing environmental contamination problems
Collaborate with soil scientists, geologists, analytical chemists, and microbiologists in developing sitespecific strategies for alleviating soil and groundwater pollution problems
ADJUNCT FACULTY
YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY Youngstown, OH
November 2001 May 2002
Serve as graduate student committee member for several Masters level biology students
Direct and supervise graduate student research in environmental microbiology
Serve as guest lecturer on the topic of bioremediation in environmental science classes

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2016 (applied for and pending) Life Science Certification 7-12; Science 5-8 Transitional
Certification; Social Studies 5-8 Transitional Certification; University of Southern Maine Extended
Teacher Education Program (ETEP), Gorham, ME
2012 American Montessori Society Elementary I credential: Seacoast Center for Education,
Stratham, NH
2001 Ph.D. Microbiology (minors in toxicology and biochemistry): Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1995 BS Biology (minor in French); summa cum laude: James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Montessori Society
American Society for Microbiology

SELECTED REFERENCES
Timothy Lamarre. Math teacher and department chair, SPHS. Supervisor, USM ETEP program.
lamarrti@spsdme.org 767-3266
Kevin Farrell. Science teacher, SPHS. Mentor teacher, USM ETEP program. farrelke@spsdme.org
767-3266
Meagan Cadorette. Montessori teacher and head of Maplewood Montessori School.
mcadore@maine.rr.com; (c)415-6979
Susanne MacArthur. Adjunct Faculty, USM. Former high school teacher and literacy coach.
Susannem46@gmail.com. 767-3860.