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Jessamyn Wehmeier

Oro Valley,AZ

Summary

Dedicated A.P. United States and World History Teacher with a five-year background educating children in a student-centered, nurturing, and culturally diverse learning environment. Recognized for employing various instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning. Encouraging and motivational professional committed to maintaining the highest standards of professional integrity and reliability.

Overview

6
6
years of professional experience

Work History

AP US History and World History Teacher

Marana Unified School District
2018.07 - Current

Created lesson plans and made adjustments based on overall class performance throughout year.

  • Devised lesson plans reflecting student educational, cultural and language diversity.
  • Established and supported positive educational environment for student learning.
  • Gave assignments, graded work and regularly discussed performance with students.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives and expectations to students.
  • Maintained awareness of relevant current events and quickly incorporated study into curriculum.
  • Developed instructional aids for classroom use and encouraged student participation.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Implemented prepared lesson plans in established classrooms.
  • Planned learning activities that provided students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate social studies topics.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all educational activities.
  • Consulted with teachers in other disciplines to identify and adopt successful instructional strategies.
  • Attended Professional Development workshops to maintain expertise in teaching Advanced Placement
  • Prepared various classroom activities and assessment methods to promote retention of study materials.
  • Delivered prepared lesson plans using instructional materials and tools.
  • Taught A.P. United States and World History to more than 100 students in classroom setting each year.

Student Teacher

Sunnyside Unified School District
2017.07 - 2018.05
  • Worked with classroom teacher to learn about current standards and best practices.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with administration, teaching staff and students.
  • Developed lesson plans that incorporated mandated topics and included immersive activities for student engagement.
  • Designed lessons for students using various teaching methods and modern classroom technologies.
  • Met with parents to discuss student behaviors and needs.
  • Graded tests and checked homework assignments, documenting information in student records.
  • Conferred with qualified teacher to establish instructional targets and prepare lessons to cover source topics.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with administration, teaching staff, and students

Education

Master of Education - Secondary Social Studies

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
05.2018

Master of Arts - Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, And Near Eastern Studies

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
12.2012

Bachelor of Arts - Classical History

Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN
05.2006

Skills

  • Google Classroom
  • Special Assignments
  • Technology Implementation
  • Discussion Facilitation
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • A.P. United States History
  • World History
  • Classroom Management

Accomplishments

  • Managed 11th grade A.P US History classroom for five years.


Timeline

AP US History and World History Teacher

Marana Unified School District
2018.07 - Current

Student Teacher

Sunnyside Unified School District
2017.07 - 2018.05

Master of Education - Secondary Social Studies

University of Arizona

Master of Arts - Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, And Near Eastern Studies

University of Arizona

Bachelor of Arts - Classical History

Valparaiso University
Jessamyn Wehmeier