Emily Kennedy

"The person who can make hard things easy is an educator."

Objective

Obtaining a teaching position that utilizes my passion for teaching secondary mathematics to create a positive experience for the students by implementing various teaching methods.

Education

Wichita State University - Expected Graduation date May 2018

Bachelor Degree in Secondary Education Mathematics

Butler Community College - Expected Graduation date May 2016

Associate in Arts for Secondary Education

Teaching Experience

Student Teacher, Derby High School, Grades 9-12, March – May 2018


  • Prepared lesson plans independently for 9 weeks based on the given math curriculum incorporating reality-based discussions and hands on activities.
  • Maintained effective classroom management using a daily bell ringer, a solid agenda, engaging activities, prompts and one on one check-ins.
  • Employed “problem of the day” to reinforce previously taught skills and help prepare students for the ACT.
  • Adapted lessons for advanced students and students with learning and other disabilities.
  • Collaborated with other math teachers during department planning meeting.

Interactive Field Experience

El Paso Elementary, Derby, KS - Fall 2015


  • Gained experience in various teaching methods involving inclusion in the classroom while observing 3 different teachers interact with regular and special education students.
  • Observed Special Education classroom and pull out intervention instruction

White Elementary, Wichita, KS - Fall 2015.



  • Gained experience in various teaching methods involving inclusion in the classroom while observing 5 different teachers from the kindergarten through 5th grade levels.
  • Observed a variety of classroom management techniques.

Derby North Middle School, Derby, KS - Fall 2015



  • Observed a variety of middle school mathematics from math in the special education room, to 6th grade math, to algebra.
  • Observed a variety of teaching methods including modifications to accommodate students with IEP's.

References

Dr. Evies Cranford

Retired USD 259 Liaison

(316) 685-0452

evies.cranford@gmail.com

LaTonia Kennedy

MTSS Instructional Coach for USD 259

(316) 993-7509

lkennedy@uds259.net

Wade Moore Jr.

Pastor Christian Faith Center

Founder of Urban Preparatory Academy

(316) 682-3534