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  1. 1. General Denise N. Nott Information Danielson’s Four Professional Portfolio Domains Professional Experiences Awards/Honors Activities Contact Information Elementary Education Special Education Elizabethtown College Class of 2010 443-375-1090 3447 Millie Way, Manchester, MD 21192
  2. 2. General Information Denise N. Nott Elementary Education Special Education 443-375-1090 3447 Millie Way Manchester, MD 21102 Resume Praxis/Clearances Education Essay Transcript
  3. 3. Praxis Scores Clearances • (0710) PPST Reading – 173 • FBI Fingerprinting (March • (0720) PPST Writing – 178 2010) • (0730) PPST Mathematics – • Pennsylvania Child Abuse 184 (October 2009) • (0011) Elementary Education • Pennsylvania Criminal Curriculum Instruction History Background Assessment – 180 Clearance (October 2009) • (0511) Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge – 174 • TB Test (October 2009) • (0353) Education of Exceptional Students: Core Content Knowledge - 179
  4. 4. Danielson’s Four Domains Domain 1: Planning and Preparation Artifacts in this domain outline how a teacher organizes content of what students are expect to learn consisting of demonstrating knowledge of content and pedagogy, demonstrating knowledge of students, setting instructional outcomes, demonstrating knowledge of resources, designing coherent instruction, designing student assessment, and demonstrating knowledge of technology. Domain 2: The Classroom Environment Artifacts in this domain show interactions that occur in a classroom that are non instructional consisting of creating an environment of respect and rapport, establishing a culture of learning, managing classroom procedures, managing student behavior, and organizing physical space. Domain 3: Instruction Artifacts in this domain involve the core of teaching and the engagement of students consisting of communicating with students, using questioning and discussion techniques, engaging students in learning, using assessment in instruction, and demonstrating flexibility and responsiveness. Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities Artifacts in this domain involve responsibilities outside of the classroom consisting of reflecting on teaching, maintaining accurate records, communicating with families, participating in a professional community, growing and developing professionally, and showing professionalism.
  5. 5. Domain 1: Planning and Preparation Adjectives Postcard Project Synonyms and Antonyms Reading Lesson UV Beads Science Lesson Individualized Education Plan Math Curriculum Reflection Danielson’s Domains Project
  6. 6. Domain 2: The Classroom Environment Functional Behavior Assessment Curriculum Based Assessment Diversity Social Studies Lesson Co-Teaching Consolidation Lesson Classroom Layout Reflection Danielson’s Domains
  7. 7. Domain 3: Instruction Multiplying and Dividing Decimals Language Arts – Adjectives Chart Rotation Food Chain Science Lesson Direct Instruction Lesson Social Studies Custom Box Reflection Danielson’s Domains
  8. 8. Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities CPI Training Kappa Delta Pi and Education Organization Student Athlete Mentor Kidwatching Narrative Project and Anecdotal Notes Honor Society Reflection Danielson’s Domains
  9. 9. CPI Training Non-violent Crisis Prevention Intervention Training Program • The primary goal of the Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training is to assure the health, welfare, safety, and security of all individuals in a conflict situation. • I learned how to recognize and properly respond to the verbal and physically acting out behavior of students. Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities
  10. 10. Kappa Delta Pi and Education Organization • As a member of the college’s Education Organization and the Education Major’s National Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, I attend monthly meetings, volunteer at community and school-sponsored activities, and socialize with other colleagues in my major. • Some activities I have been participating in include Lit Nights at local libraries, North Museum activities, homecoming bake sale, babysitting, and preparing bulletin boards. • I have also become a member of NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) through the Education Organization. Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities
  11. 11. Student Athlete Mentor (SAM) • I was elected by my teammates to be one of the Women’s Soccer team’s SAMs where I serve as a peer counselor and intervention specialist for my teammates. By being chosen as the representative, my teammates have stated that they can rely on me and trust me. • I was specially trained to assist with potential problems my teammates may be experiencing such as health issues, disagreements, struggles in the classroom, etc. • I work closely with the Athletic Department to voice frustrations, suggestions, or concerns. Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities
  12. 12. Honor Society Inducted as a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society in the Spring, 2007, for receiving a 4.0 Grade Point Average. Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities
  13. 13. Professional Experiences Rheems Milton Hershey Elementary School Middle School Carroll County Sunshine Child Public Schools Development Substitute Teacher Center Teacher Fairview Previous Elementary School Fieldwork Experiences
  14. 14. Rheems Elementary School • K-3 Learning Support • March 15, 2010 to May 7, 2010 • Cooperating Teacher: Beth Vertucci • Rheems, PA • Teach Fundations, Corrective Reading, and Math. • Prepare and help to administer PSSAs. • Observe DIBELS and other testing, work with behavior/social charts, participate in Data Meetings with grades 1-4, and review IEPs. Professional Experiences
  15. 15. Milton Hershey Middle School • Fifth Grade • January 19, 2010 to March 12, 2010 • Cooperating Teachers: Maggie Breech (Science), Eula Webster (Language Arts), Sura Back (Reading), Mike Campbell (Math), and Veronica Kemmlein (Math) • Hershey, PA • Had the opportunity to work with multiple teachers and instruct in many different classrooms. • Created and taught lessons in sectional classrooms while differentiating lessons in the four different leveled classes. • Prepared students for PSSAs by instructing small groups in math daily. Professional Experiences
  16. 16. Carroll County Public Schools • May 2009 to Present • Regular Education, Special Education, Preschool to Sixth Grade, and Specials such as Library and Health. • Carroll County, MD • Carry out lesson plans based upon teachers’ requests. • Ensure student safety. Professional Experiences
  17. 17. Sunshine Child Development Center • June 2005 to Present • Director: Rita Becker • Preschool to Sixth Grade • Lineboro, MD • Lead circle time with children. • Plan and implement crafts and other play activities. • Design bulletin boards. • Prepare and serve snack twice daily. Professional Experiences
  18. 18. Fairview Elementary School • Fifth Grade • September 2009 to December 2009 • Work Study Program • Cooperating Teacher: Todd Davis • Tutored one student in math daily. • Assisted teacher in math and social studies during whole class instruction. • Created multiplication games and activities for the student tutored. • Attended field trip with the class to JA BizTown in York, PA. Professional Experiences
  19. 19. Previous Fieldwork Experiences • Tri-Community Elementary School – Morning and Afternoon Kindergarten – Harrisburg, PA – January 2009 to May 2009 • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School – Second and Third Grade Autism – Harrisburg, PA – September 2008 to December 2008 • Melrose Elementary School – Third Grade – Harrisburg, PA – January 2008 to May 2008 • Conestoga Valley High School – Life Skills Classroom – Lancaster, PA – September 2007 to December 2007 Professional Experiences
  20. 20. Awards/Honors • Award for Academic Excellence 4.0 (2007, 2008, 2009) • Dean’s List (2007, 2008, 2009) • Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Corporation (MASCAC) Academic Honor Roll (2008, 2009) • Education Honor Society – Kappa Delta Pi (inducted in 2008) • Magna Cum Laude National Honor Society (accepted in 2008) • National Honor Society – Alpha Lambda Delta (inducted in 2007)
  21. 21. Activities • Education Club (2006-2010) • Intramural Basketball Team Captain (participated in volleyball and soccer intramural teams too) (2007-2010) • Relay for Life Team Captain (2007, 2008, 2010) • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) (2009, 2010) • Student Athlete Mentor (SAM) (2009, 2010) • Student Athletes Advisory Committee Representative (SAAC) (2009, 2010) • Elizabethtown Women’s Soccer Team (2006-2009) • Tutor for Child and Adolescent Psychology, Math, and Psychology (2007)
  22. 22. Contact Information Denise Nott 443-375-1090 3447 Millie Way Manchester, MD 21102 Resume Reference Letter – Maggie Breech (Milton Hershey) References Reference Letter – Dr. Don Myers (College Supervisor) Portfolio at a Glance Reference Letter – Dr. Merry Staulters (College Professor)