Digital Résumé

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Glynnis Farleigh Resume

Resume updated December 2018.

Contact: gfarleig@mail.umw.edu

EDUCATION

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

Bachelor of Arts in History and Minor in Digital Studies, Expected May 2020

  • Endorsement in Social Studies Education

Masters of Education in Secondary Education, Expected May 2021

  • Eligible for VA Licensure, 6-12

Relevant Coursework:

  • Classroom Management for Secondary Education
  • Introduction to Special Education for Secondary Education
  • Instructional Design and Assessment for Secondary Education
  • Introduction to Teaching and Learning for Secondary Education
  • History Methodology: Practicum and Colloquium
  • Introduction to Digital Studies
  • History of the Information Age

Education Testing

  • Praxis Core: Mathematics – Passed Fall 2016
  • Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment – Passed Fall 2017

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Educational and Interpersonal Skills

  • Well-versed in creating full-length lesson plans and units from ages between 3-18 and subjects to both small and large groups in accordance to Virginia state guidelines
  • Experienced in working both one-on-one and in groups with a variety of ages with both students and coworkers
  • Four years’ experience in working with students, teachers, and administrators in lesson planning, observation, and instruction
  • Familiar with using a variety of modern instructional models, as well as creating and using grading rubrics
  • Working knowledge of modern Special Education procedures and policies, including an understanding of both civil rights and educational law and their classroom and workplace applications
  • Able to employ modern techniques of working and aiding with individuals with disabilities and exceptionalities in a supportive educational setting
  • Well-versed in conflict mitigation and resolution techniques for ages 3-18

Communication, Social Media, and Creative Skills

  • Unique creative and artistic skills in managing and drawing community calendars, theme boards, graphics, and other infographic materials
  • Excellent digital and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in navigating Facebook, Twitter, and other online resources
  • Well acquainted with managing academic and professional Instagram and WordPress sites
  • Excellent skills in event and program planning, organization, and administration

Historical and Research Skills:

  • Familiar with library research, access services, navigating databases, and understanding Library of Congress call numbers
  • Historical research skills
  • Presentation skills

Technology:

  • Proficient in WordPress, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and PowerPoint, Google Classroom, Docs, Slides, and Sheets
  • Efficient type skills and digital organization
  • Conversant with SmartBoard technology and Photo Editing
  • Familiar with utilizing academic and scholarly databases 

Language:

  • Conversational skills in German 

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lead Summer Teacher and Teachers Aide – 2016-Present

Sydenstricker School, Springfield, VA

  • 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 – 2017-Present

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

  • Worked with students, teachers, and administrators in middle and high school settings to create lesson plans, co-teach, observe and interact with students as part of the University of Mary Washington’s practicum program
    • Chancellor High School      
      • Spring 2017, 11th Grade Advanced Placement US History
    • Spotsylvania Middle School                      
      •  Fall 2017, 6th Grade US History II
    • Colonial Forge High School
      • Fall 2018, 12th Grade Advanced Placement US Government

Resident Assistant – Spring 2018

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 

  • Oversaw 40 upper-class residents 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 save the academic and residential environment

Access Services Assistant – 2018-Present

University of Mary Washington – Simpson Library, Fredericksburg, VA         

  • Assisted with and book circulation services in an academic library while utilizing customer service and research skills to assist the UMW and Fredericksburg community with finding and checking out digital and print resources, using technology, and managing book stacks

College of Education Student Ambassador – 2018-Present

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

  • Conducted group and individual campus tours, facilitated classroom presentations, and assisted with information tables at career, college, community, and presidential affairs while serving as a role model and advocate for higher education

CERTIFICATIONS

Safety Training:

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED certified – May 2018

American Red Cross – Fredericksburg, VA

Mental Health First Aid for Young Adults – January 15, 2018

Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault –  Fredericksburg, VA

INTERESTS

  • Interested in American History and British History
  • Enjoys working with children and students of a variety of ages, as well as creating unique lesson plans and activities
  • Intermediate skills with special effects and stage makeup, hand sewing, machine sewing, and basic costume design
  • Enjoys painting, illustrating, and other forms of print media
  • Spends time growing and caring for a variety of plant life
  • Member of the National Education Association and the Virginia Education Association 

EXTRACURRICULARS 

Member: Historic Preservation Club: University of Mary Washington, Fall 2016-Present

  • Tour guide and makeup artist for the annual Ghost Walk fundraiser in downtown
  • Participant in field trips to historic sites and related discussions

Executive Board Member: Firearms Club of UMW: University of Mary Washington, Fall 2017-Present

  • Researcher for club events and discussions related to firearms safety
  • Manages Canvas and Org Sync pages
  • Participant in multiple firearms safety training events
  • Volunteer for public outreach tabling events 

Member: Kappa Delta Pi, Nu Xi Chapter, Fall 2018-Present

  • Member of the National Education Association
  • Member of the Virginia Education Association
  • Participant in regular group meetings, discussions with alumni and faculty, and volunteering events