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Alyssa Andreachuk

Twitter: @MissAlyssaChuk E-Mail: alyssa.andreachuk@lethsd.ab.ca


Portfolio: alyssasteachingblog.weebly.com

Education

University of Lethbridge September, 2010 April, 2015


Combined Degree: Bachelor of Education (with Great Distinction), Major: Science Education and
Bachelor of Science (with Great Distinction), Major: Biological Sciences.
Cumulative GPA: 3.87/4.00.
Nominated for the Science Gold Medal by the Faculty of Arts and Science Dean for GPA and
volunteerism excellence.

Teaching Experience

Grade 1/2 Teacher, Fleetwood Bawden Elementary School August, 2016-Present Lethbridge, AB
Taught all subjects to a Grade 1/2 multi-age class excluding Music.
Implemented balanced literacy practices in my ELA classroom using guided reading, Daily 5, modelled
writing featuring mentor texts, sign language, and Fountas and Pinnell reading assessments for learning.
Communicated consistently with parents through meetings, phone calls, emails, newsletters, and
Remind.
Was an active member of a collaborative community focused on early literacy.
Worked closely with the Learning Support Teacher, Administration, Making Connections worker, School
Counsellor, and School Psychologist to accommodate students needs and maximize student success.
Helped implement the One School One Book 2017 project with a committee.
Helped plan and implement a Canada 150th celebration project for the school.
Used the Leader in Me program in everyday teaching and to promote community.
Ran a sign language club for Division 1 students to increase their literacy skills in a fun and concrete
way.

Grade 2 Teacher, Raymond Elementary School August, 2015-June, 2016 Raymond, AB


Taught all subjects to a Grade 2 class excluding Music and Physical Education.
Implemented balanced literacy practices in my ELA classroom using Daily 5, Leveled Literacy
Intervention (LLI), and guided reading.
Communicated consistently with parents through email, Remind 101, phone calls and meetings.
Was an active member of a grade-team and a district professional learning community (PLC).
Helped plan and implement the schools Christmas concert.
Earned the schools 2016 Edwin Parr nomination.
Worked closely with the Learning Support Teacher to accommodate students needs
Used cooperative learning strategies to engage students.

Intern Grade 5 Teacher, Mike Mountain Horse Elementary School January-April, 2015 Lethbridge, AB
Completed an internship teaching Grade 5 and Kindergarten.
Planned comprehensive unit plans for the Classroom Chemistry, Magnetism and Electricity, and multiple
physical education units.
Participated on the One School One Book committee.
Assisted in various classrooms during prep time, particularly a Kindergarten classroom.
Planned, designed, and implemented a Professional Inquiry Project involving mobile app
implementation. View the project at www.mmhipads.weebly.com.
Related Experience

Education Representative, University of Lethbridge Students Union May, 2014 April, 2015
Represented all Education students on the General Assembly (GA) of the U of Ls Students Union.
Sat on the General Faculties Council and Education Faculty Council at the University of Lethbridge.
Planned and implemented two GA initiative events including an Anti-Bullying speaker and LethCamp.

Neighbourhood Play Program Leader, YWCA of Lethbridge and District June August, 2014 & 2015
Planned, organized, and implemented a recreation and leisure program for youth ages 6-12 years.
Was accountable for delivery of service, interactions with parents and youth, and administrative duties.

Committee Member, Canadian Cancer Society August, 2013-July 2015


Sat on a committee to plan the local Relay for Life and the University of Lethbridge Relay for Life.
Was the Volunteer Coordinator for the U of L Relay and Lethbridge community Relay for Life, recruiting
and supervising up to ~100 volunteers for the all-night events.

Curling Coach, Lethbridge Collegiate Institute High School Curling Team October, 2012 December, 2014
Volunteered coaching Grades 9-12 curling teams on a weekly basis.

Volunteer, Lets Talk Science, University of Lethbridge Branch October, 2012- Present
Visited local classrooms to do science experiments with students. Inspired and encouraged students to
study science in the future.
Helped plan, prep, and participated in Spooky Science Night, a Halloween carnival for ~75 children.

Related Coursework

Literacy and Learning in Early Childhood Education (A+) under the instruction of Dr. Robin Bright
Curriculum and Instruction: Science and Math (A, A+)
Individualizing Instruction in the Regular Classroom (A+)
Evaluation of Student Learning, two courses (A, A+)
Educational Psychology, two courses (A, A)

Scholarships and Awards

Raymond Elementary Edwin Parr nominee (2015/2016)


Laurence Decore Student Leadership Award
Arts and Science Deans Honour List (Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2014)
Jason Lang Scholarship (Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014)
Louise McKinney Scholarship, Julian Guay Memorial Scholarship, and Simpson-Markinch Scholarship

Certifications

Standard First Aid CPR C & AED St. Johns Ambulance Lethbridge.
Community Sport Coach - National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP).

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Professional Development

When Struggling Readers Thrive Dreams Come True 2015 and 2016, a vulnerable readers conference
featuring international literacy experts.
Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Training
Fountas and Pinnell Reading Assessment Training
Kids in the Know Training, an elementary school health program.
Write from the Start an SAPDC session by Dr. Robin Bright featuring writers workshop.
Kagan Cooperative Learning Training featuring engaging cooperative learning strategies.
Beginning Teachers Conference 2015
SAPDC Beginning Teachers Series by Roger Harty including Classroom Management, Engaging Students
and Communicating with Parents.
Presented my Professional Inquiry Project (PIP) at the 2nd PIP Symposium at the U of L, and acted as
moderator. Was aired on A Public Education.
West CAST 2014, Winnipeg, MB: A student teacher conference.
Bullying Awareness and Prevention by Bill Belsey, founder of bullying.org.
Cross Curricular Competencies Professional Development Session.
SWATCA 2015-2017
Greatness in Leadership featuring Wayne Gretzky, & Doug Lipp, former head of Disney University.

Other Attributes

Royal Conservatory Speech Arts: Performed in several Kiwanis Festivals in speech and dramatic arts.
Choir: Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Singers & Chamber Choir; Sang in auditioned choirs from Gr. 9-12
Curling: Avid curler for the past 10 years and I love to share my skills with students.
Movie Extra: Was an extra in a major motion picture (Interstellar).

References

My references are not listed on my online resume to respect their privacy. If you would like to view my
reference information, please email me.