Emily Columpsi

"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery" -Mark Van Doren

Resume

Emily Columpsi


OBJECTIVE

Bachelor of Education (Secondary) graduate seeking a full-time teaching position with a preference for Grades 9 to 12.


EDUCATION

 2015                         Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

                                   Major: Mathematics, Minor: Dance Education

                                   University of Regina, Regina, SK

                                 Completion April 2015

                                   Overall WPA of 84.78%

Scholarships & Awards:

2014                                    Academic Silver Scholarship

2013, 2014                         Dean’s Honour List

2011                                     Centennial Merit Scholarship; Larry Nabe Scholarship


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2015            Coping With Grief

2014           Treaty Education Workshop; OCRE (On-Campus Research Experience)

2013            Mathematics Enrichment Camp


TEACHING/INSTRUCTING SKILLS

  • demonstrated knowledge of my subject area/curriculum and am able to apply this knowledge effectively
  • interned in grade 9 and grade 12 classrooms teaching primarily math, drama and visual art.
  • experience managing the Student Representative Council (SRC)
  • able to adapt lesson plans to effectively meet the needs of the students
  • proficient in planning and developing long-term plans/goals
  • able to collaborate and work effectively with other educators, including administrators, and parents.
  • willingly motivate and encourage students in positive means
  • creatively utilized instructional technology into lesson plans
  • demonstrate maturity, dependability, leadership and initiative.
  • able to communicate professionally with others, whether verbal, nonverbal or written
  • value and plan for diversity within the classroom
  • developed strong classroom management skills

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Internship:              September – December, 2014

School:                         Dr. Martin LeBoldus Catholic High School

Supervising Teacher: Mr. Rod Houk

Assignment:             Taught grade 12 Pre-Calculus and grade 9 math, drama, and art

Responsibilities:     – developed and taught the Pre-Calculus 30 course

                            – developed and taught two strands of the Arts Education course

                                – developed and taught two units in the math 9 course

                                 – participated in parent/teacher interviews with supervising teacher

                                 – was responsible for advising the Student Representative Council


RELATED EXPERIENCE

 2012 – present      Dance Teacher

                                  Fada Dance Studio

                                  Regina, SK

– planned, developed and taught dance technique to dancers aged 7-14

– responsible for and managed children aged 7-14

– worked efficiently with other staff members on developing year end shows

– responsible for choreographing for the Youth Company


OTHER EXPERIENCE

2012 -2014              Part-time Server

                                 Rock Creek Tap and Grill

                                   Regina, SK

– served customers in a fast paced environment

– worked efficiently with other employees including the management team


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2014                            Saskatchewan Math Camp

                                    Regina, SK

– was responsible for a group of high school students     

– planned and developed math related activities

2012                           Mentor           

                                   The Go-Girls Program

                                     Regina, SK

– mentored, encouraged, and supported teenage girls from St. Augustine Elementary  School           

– Creatively planned activities that revolved around acceptance of self, others, and community

 2010-2012                Relay For Life

                                   Regina, SK

– raised money for Cancer research and participated in the events to support the Canadian Cancer Society


ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS

Interests:                   Dancing, drawing, and travelling


REFERENCES: On hard copy only 

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