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AMBER VIDEC

2169652778 ♦ avidec14@mail.bw.edu ♦ 114 Eastland Road, Berea, OH 44017

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Responsible teacher candidate in the final year of an education degree and pursuing certification in Early
Childhood Education. Experience with a variety of instructional methods. Enthusiastic with a specific
strength to make learning exciting and engaging. Motivated by the belief that all students have the
potential to succeed and it is up to me to seek that potential.

LICENSURE
Early Childhood Education: Pre-K-Grade 3
Pearson:
Assessment of Professional Knowledge- Early Childhood Education (Pre-K-3)- Passed
Early Childhood Education- Passed
Foundations of Reading- Passed
*Certified in 3rd Grade reading guarantee*
EdTPA: Pending

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Education, May 2018
Baldwin Wallace University - Berea, OH
Overall GPA: 3.4 Major GPA: 3.8
Honors: Dean's List; BW Scholars Award (4 years)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Teacher Candidate, January 2018 to Current
Heritage Elementary School – Medina, OH
 Collaborated with 3rd Grade Classroom Teacher to become knowledgeable of current standards
and best practices
 Developed and facilitated lesson plans to incorporate mandated topics and include immersive
activities for student engagement
 Provided group teaching in a classroom setting, as well as individual student support
 Adapted teaching methods and materials to individualize instruction to meet varying needs,
ability levels, and interests of students
 Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet
 Administered quizzes and tests, and documented grades
Assistant Teacher, April 2016 to April 2017
Childtime of North Olmsted – North Olmsted, OH
 Planned and led activities to develop physical, emotional and social growth of youth, ages 3-5
 Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts, including the alphabet, shapes and color
recognition
 Sterilized and disinfected toys and surfaces to maintain clean and safe facility
 Assisted with school-age summer camp by teaching lessons and planning educational field trips
Assistant Director, June 2015 to December 2015
The Cassidy Theatre – Parma Heights, OH
 Provided directional instruction for a children's show, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!
 Supervised children, ages 4-17, while assisting with music, dance, and blocking Engaged children in
a number of activities to build confidence, read with expression, and to maintain attentiveness
AMBER VIDEC
2169652778 ♦ avidec14@mail.bw.edu ♦ 114 Eastland Road, Berea, OH 44017

Methods II, October 2017 to December 2017


Heritage Elementary School – Medina, OH
 Created and taught 5 math lessons and activities to engage student learning in 3rd Grade classroom
 Engaged students in hands-on collaborative learning
 Partnered with cooperating teacher to design and implement best practice and Ohio Learning
Standards
 Administered Qualitative Reading Inventory (QRI) to a struggling reader to determine student’s
strengths and weaknesses
Methods I, March 2017 to April 2017
E Prep & Village Prep Woodland Hills, a Breakthrough School – Cleveland, OH
 Developed and facilitated interactive reading lessons in a 3rd Grade classroom
 Cooperated with teacher to design and implement classroom management strategies adaptive to
classroom behavior and culture
 Designed and implemented interdisciplinary lessons involving science and social studies
 Worked one on one with students to develop reading strategies for the AIR test.
Field Experience
Louisa May Alcott Elementary School (2nd Grade), Cleveland, OH
Waverly Elementary School (1st Grade), Cleveland, OH
Family Life Child Care Centers (Pre-K), Brook Park, OH
 Observed general education and inclusion classrooms
 Assisted classroom teacher with activities and lesson plans
 Guided students of all reading levels in small group settings
 Led morning meetings, including counting, days of the week, money, skip counting, and other topics,
to develop and improve essential skills

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
President of Extra Life: Rainbow Warriors, November 2013 to Present
Extra life is a non-profit organization that raises money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
 5-year volunteer
 Coordinate fundraisers, seek donations, and organize 24-hour gaming marathon
 Raised $1,000- $2,000 per year for Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

SKILLS
QRI familiarity
DIBELS familiarity
DRA familiarity
STARS test knowledge
Lucy Calkins Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing (TCRWP)
Lucy Calkins Units of Study for Teaching Reading (TCRWP)
Orton Gillingham (Phonics Program) familiarity
AMBER VIDEC
2169652778 ♦ avidec14@mail.bw.edu ♦ 114 Eastland Road, Berea, OH 44017

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Betty Miller
Cooperating Teacher
330-321-8541
millerb@medinabees.org

Paul Oberst
University Supervisor, Education Department
330-278-2155
poberst@bw.edu

Chad Malcolm
University Advisor/ Professor of Education
440-826-8540
cmalcolm@bw.edu