Professional Resources

Mallory Kessen

2135 Cameron Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio, 45212 Cell Phone: 513-254-7411

Email: mk352409@ohio.edu Website: www.mallorykessen.wordpress.com

Education

B.S. Degree in Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Language Arts Expected June 2014

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

  • Grade Point Average: 3.629
  • Major: Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Language Arts
  • Minors: Art History
  • Certificate: Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Teaching Certificate: Diversity Studies
  • Languages: Latin, American Sign Language, Bahasa Malay
  • Hours of In Class Teaching Experience: 556

Exploring Art in London – Study Abroad November 2011 – December 2011

  • Explored British culture while studying art history at the British Museum through Ohio University
  • Course taken: AH 327 – Nineteenth Century Art

Teaching Experience

Federal Hocking High School January 2012 – Present

  • Planned and taught several lessons for Journalism class (grades 9-12), English 9, English 10, English 11, English 12
  • Created and implemented a technology-integrated project and introduced GoogleDocs to the journalism class.
  • Worked one on one with students with special needs and in small groups as well.
  • Used fun and engaging lessons and approaches to promote interest in learning.
  • Collaborated with other teachers to plan lessons, rework strategies, and aid students.

Mason High School December 2011

  • Worked one on one with students in English 12 AP and an English 12 college prep class.
  • Planned poetry lessons and taught them.

Amesville Elementary Preschool September 2011 – November 2011

  • Interacted one-on-one with students and used their interests to promote learning
  • Led hands-on activities to assess student growth and learning
  • Promoted collaboration, socialization, and learning among students.

Federal Hocking Canoe Field Trip October 8, 2011

  • Planned and executed a field trip for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders from three schools in the Federal Hocking school district.
  • Supervised students on the field trip and aided any students who needed help on the water.

Walnut Hills High School English August 15, 2011 – September 2011

  • 7th grade: Led the beginning routine every day in class, checked students’ homework and went over answers, attended Open House, and taught the class about adverbs.
  • 9th grade: Led a mini-lesson on graphic novels across the world and answered student questions in assignments, attended Open House.
  • 10th grade: Led a discussion on the literary devices in Of Mice and Men and kept students on task.

Teaching-Related Work Experience

Resident Assistant July 2012 – Present

Ohio University Residential Housing Department

  • Meet and become acquainted with each of their residents.
  • Assist students with personal, vocational, social, academic and general concerns or refer students to other resources when appropriate.
  • Spend sufficient time on the floor section to assess student needs, and ensure that the information is accurately transmitted to the immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Continually model appropriate behavior through academic and personal goals.

Character April 2008 – August 2013

Cedar Fair’s Kings Island Entertainment Department

  • Entertain guests and ensure they have a positive experience
  • Use enthusiasm and energy to brighten children’s days.
  • Collaborate and communicate with coworkers to ensure safety and a positive experience.
  • Responsible for costume maintenance and transportation.

Office Assistant September 2011 – May 2013

Ohio University English Department

  • Assist in clerical duties and answer the telephone and student inquiries
  • Set up data bases, copy material and type articles for faculty, and filing.
  • Keeping the office open and placing up-to-date material on the bulletin boards.
  • Deliver and pick-up material for the department, assist with bulk mailings and evaluations, and distribute mail and materials in mail boxes.
  • Assist with keeping the office organized and clean, and other duties as assigned.

Memberships/Affiliations

National Council of Teachers of English September 2010 – Present

Member

C.A.R.E Partnership September 2011 – Present

Teacher Candidate

Kappa Delta Pi: International Honor Society in Education September 2011 – Present

Member

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