Elementary Teacher

Casey Catello
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
Bachelor of Arts
GPA: 3.9, Elementary Education Major with Concentration in English / Communications


Hillsboro Elementary, Cleveland Heights, OH
2001 - Present
Grade 4

Boden Elementary School
2000 - Present
Grade 3
• Implement on-line communication with parents
• Experience in Japanese Math instruction
• Use Hands On / Discovery for Children (Smithsonian Science)
• Member of Poetry, United Way, and Earth Day Committees
• Work with hearing impaired children in classroom

Boden Elementary School, Cleveland Heights, OH
1999 - 2000
Grade 3
• Formulated educational objectives for lessons on all subjects
• Provided tactful classroom mediation when necessary
• Attended/conducted parent teacher conferences / encouraged parental involvement in child education
• Successfully utilized class management plan promoting responsibility / positive reinforcement
• Implemented third grade science curriculum (Smithsonian Science Kit)
• Attended National Science Resource Center's Science and Technology for Children training
• Helped to align curriculum with proficiency based outcomes
• Assisted in textbook selection committee
• Evaluated writing competency with a rubric
• Assisted in the evaluation of science competency test selection
• Designed lesson plans to meet needs of students with A.D.H.D. and Asperger's Syndrome
• Member of United Way, Earth Day and Assembly committees
• Used pupil performance objectives when planning lessons

Mercy Elementary School, Solon, OH
1999 - 1999
Grade 3
• Assisted a student theatrical and music performance ("Friends")
• Developed effective classroom management skills
• Planned and taught lessons in all subject areas for twenty students in an inclusion classroom
• Worked individually with students revising papers and stories
• Used a variety of instructional techniques, including inquiry-based strategies

St. Ann's School, Solon, OH
1998 - 1998
Grade 5
• Developed and taught reading lessons encompassing a wide variety of strategies
• Worked one-on-one with students to determine strengths / weaknesses and learning patterns
• Created interactive bulletin boards to expand visual learning experiences

St. Mary's Elementary Schools, Chagrin, OH
1998 - 1998
Taught Junior Achievement Communities

Parson Elementary School, Cleveland, OH
1997 - 1997
• Observed a fifth grade inclusion classroom
• Read aloud to encourage reading

Hilltop Elementary School, Shaker Heights, OH
Individual Tutoring
• Greatly improved a student's reading results on primers and Dolch Test
• Assisted student in creating response book to The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (Chris Van Allsburg)

Stewart Middle School, Cleveland, OH
Grades 7&8
• Taught strategies to improve reading and study skills
• Tutored life sciences

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
Summer Reading Program
• Provided writing and reading intervention for at-risk fourth grade student
• Increased fourth grade's confidence in reading
• Regularly communicated with parents
• Creatively employed journals and book writing projects to reinforce skills
• Utilized proven techniques to develop and activate instructional plans
• Professionally assessed students' command of reading, writing and spelling


Fall, 2001, Making Your 4th Grade the Best It Can Be
Summer, 2001, Math Solutions II
Spring, 2001, Using Literacy Centers to Enhance Reading and Writing Program (Linda Holliman)
Spring, 2001, Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom (Susan Windbrenner)
Fall, 2000, Differentiating Instruction to Add Zest and Challenge in the Classroom (Berite Kingore)
Summer, 2000, Math Solutions I (Marilyn Burns)
Summers, 1997 / 1998, Monroe County Association for the Retarded (MCAR), Hadley, PA. Mentally Challenged / Special Needs Supervision


• Rank among top ten students in Major
• Dean's List (every semester)
• President's Honor Award
• Phi Eta Sigma (National Honor Society)
• Author of Shoes, Shoes and More Shoes (awaiting publication)


Microsoft Windows / Power Point / Claris Works / Internet


Teaching Certificate, Grades 1-8
Reading Endorsement
First Aid / CPR Certification


Seventh grade Girls' Basketball Coach (Cleveland Heights Schools)
Ohio Council for Teachers of Mathematics
Valley Community Library- Summer Reading Tutor (Volunteer)
Pi Sigma Phi: Service Sorority President / Board of Trustees / Pledge Committee
Student Educators of America
Project HOPE
Reading Tutor
Junior Achievement
Volunteer for Sign Language Choir
Volunteer Reader at Rainbow Babies' and Children's Hospital

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