Amy Adkins Bock
To obtain a teaching position at your school and utilize my education-related work as well as my personal and community experiences to create a stimulating classroom environment conducive to learning.
Plymouth Educational Center, Detroit, MI August 2011 – present
Teacher, High School Mathematics
• Provided mathematics instruction to students in 10-12th grades.
• Maintained relationships with students and their families, providing individual students with differentiated instruction tailored to their learning styles and specific challenges.
• Maintained careful records with regards to lesson plans, assignments, and student grades.
Intervention Specialist, Middle School Mathematics
• Provided mathematics instruction to students in 6-8th grades, preteaching, reteaching, or reinforcing the content standards taught in their regular mathematics classrooms.
• Worked closely with classroom teachers to coordinate lesson plans and instruction.
• Maintained and organized federally-mandated Title I records for each student on my caseload.
Teach For America, Philadelphia, PA Summer 2011
• Selected from approximately 40,000 applicants nationwide to join national teacher corps of recent college graduates and professionals who commit two years to teach in under resourced public schools.
• Participate in intensive summer training program to develop the skills and knowledge needed to achieve significant gains in student achievement. Simultaneously teach in summer school program run by Teach For America for students in Philadelphia public and charter schools under the supervision of a faculty of experienced teachers.
• Engage in professional development activities, including seminars, discussion groups, workshops, individual and grou reflections, readings, and ‘learning teams’ specific to my teaching license area.
Knowledge Learning Corporation, Lewis Center, OH June 2009 – October 2010
• Maintained a classroom environment conducive to developmentally appropriate, self-initiated learning.
• Encouraged emergent literacy skills by enhancing phonemic awareness, enriching the literacy center, creating and maintaining a print-rich environment in the classroom, and initiating group projects related to literature and