Digital Résumé

Listed below is my downloadable résumé.

Resume updated March 2018.

Contact: gfarleig@mail.umw.edu

Education and Relevant Coursework

Education: University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Minor in Digital Studies: Expected May 2020
    • Major GPA: 3.91/4.00
  • Masters of Education in Secondary: Expected May 2021
  • Eligible for VA Licensure, 6-12: Expected May 2021

Relevant Coursework and Testing

  • Relevant coursework in both education and history, specifically pertaining to teaching and learning, instructional design and assessment, and special education at the secondary level
  • Successfully passed the Praxis Core for Mathematics and the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment

Relevant Skills

Educational Skills:

  • Lesson and unit planning for social studies in accordance to Virginia state guidelines for ages 3-18, including the use of digital integration
  • Instructional and presentation skills, including a working knowledge of modern instructional models and differentiation
  • Knowledge of Special Education procedures and policies, experience working with and accommodating students with disabilities
  • Understanding of Civil Rights and Educational law

Communication, Creative, and Technological Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Pages, Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Google Classroom, Docs, Slides, and Sheets
  • Digital and verbal communication skills
  • Secretarial skills including minutes taking
  • Academic and professional social media management, including Instagram and WordPress
  • Creative skills in designing community calendars, theme boards, and graphics 
  • Event and program planning, promotion, organization, and task delegation skills
  • SmartBoard skills and photo editing skills
  • Intermediate conversational skills in German

Historical and Research-Based Skills:

  • Familiar with library research and navigating databases
  • Experience in analyzing primary and secondary source materials
  • Confident presentational skills and succinct writing skills

Interpersonal Skills:

  • One-on-one and group management and integration skills
  • Conflict mitigation and resolution techniques ranging from preschoolers to young adults
  • Emergency situation management and response, including emergency drills

Relevant Professional Experience

Lead Summer Teacher and Teachers Aide at Sydenstricker School in Springfield, VA: 2016-Present

  • Oversaw and facilitated the safety of preschoolers and kindergarteners ages 3-8 while creating relevant and engaging lesson plans alongside co-teachers. In charge of creating weekly theme-based community boards and calendars

Practicum Student-Teacher through the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA: 2017-Present

  • Worked with students, teachers, and administrators in middle and high school settings to create lesson plans, co-teach and instruct, observe, and interact with students. Experience in 11th-grade Advanced Placement U.S. History and 6th-grade U.S. History

Resident Assistant at the University of Mary Washington: Spring 2018

  • Oversaw 40 upper-class students in a residential community while maintaining high levels of contact, planning relevant programs and events, working with a close-knit staff, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and safe academic and residential environment

Interests

  • Interested in American History, British History, and Historic Preservation
  • Enjoys engaging with children and students of a variety of ages
  • Intermediate skills with special effects and stage makeup, hand sewing, machine sewing, basic costume design, painting, and illustrating
  • Spends time growing and caring for a variety of plant life

Certifications

  • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED: April 2016
  • Mental Health First Aid for Young Adults: January 2018

Extracurriculars

Member of:

  • The Historic Preservation Club at UMW
  • The Student Education Association at UMW, the Virginia Education Association, and the National Education Association

Executive Board Member Of:

  • The Firearms Club of UMW, Researcher