Rebecca L. Kresin

            Current Address    Permanent Address

Seeking an elementary teaching position where I can provide my
students with a positive, caring, learning environment.


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Area of Concentration: English
GPA: 4.4V5.00 Graduation Date: May 1995
Type 03 Certification for the State of Illinois

Year-Long Teaching Program, University of Illinois
YLP Student; (Aug. 1994-May 1995)
--Provided with preservice training that effectively integrates
theory and practice.
--Provided with knowledge and skills to work effectively and
encourage sensitivity in diverse classroom populations.
--Integrated teaching across the disciplines.
--Engaged in a paired teaching assignment to enable students to
build cooperative skills.


Thomas Paine Elementary School, Urbana, IL
Student Teacher, First Grade Classroom; (Jan. 1995-May 1995)
--Took over and planned entire classroom duties for 4 weeks.
--Prepared and taught 15 integrated lesson unit.
--Provided individual assistance to children (with learning

Dr. Howard Elementary School, Champaign, IL
Assistant Teacher, Gifted 3/4 Classroom; (Oct. 1994-Dec. 1994)
--Assisted teacher in various classroom activities.
--Prepared formal written lesson plans for a multicultural unit.
--Planned and taught mini unit to the whole class.

Dr. Howard Elementary School, Champaign, IL
Assistant Teacher, Kindergarten Classroom; (Aug. 1994-Oct. 1994)
--Participated in in-service days to prepare dassroom.
--Planned activities for team-taught lessons.
--Assisted child with cerebral palsy in regular classroom.

Bottenfield Elementary School, Champaign, IL
After-School Art Teacher; (Feb. 1994-April 1994)
--Planned 10 multicultural art lessons.
--Taught heterogeneous class of 10 children.


Charnpaign Park District, Charnpaign, IL
Day Camp Leader; (June 1994-Aug. 1994)
--Oversaw 24 eight and nine year-old children.
--Planned and administered 9 weeks of activities.
--Directed various field trips throughout the surnmer.

AISS (Administrative Information Support and
Services), University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Secretary; (June 1993-June 1994)
--Handled office duties for 20 personnel.
--Handled travel and expense vouchers for administrators.
--Became familiar with various computer software.

State Bank of Chrisman, Chrisman, IL
Teller; (April 1991-Aug. 1991)
--Worked with public in meeting their needs.
--Answered phones and completed computer work daily.



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My credentials are on file in the Educational Placement Office. University of Illinois, 140 Education Building, 1310 S. Sixth St., Urbana, IL 61801. Copies can be furnished upon your request. Phone (217) 333-0740.