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Tracy Feerick

Tracyrose10@gmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracy-feerick
EDUCATION
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA BA English/MT Teaching 2016
GPA: 3.58

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Suzhou North America High School, Suzhou, China August 2016-Present
English Language Arts and EFL Teacher: Teaches four classes of grade 10 English as a Foreign Language
and one class of 12th English Language Arts.
Created curriculum for each class based on level and ability of classroom as a whole and personalized to individual
needs of students
o Develop and implement lesson plans with a focus on grammar, reading comprehension, and writing
o Create differentiated lesson plans for a wide range of student ability
Project-Based Inquiry Global Lead Teacher: facilitated cross-cultural inquiry with 25 students
o Taught students about project based learning , guided them through research, and facilitated student teams
in the culminating presentation to audiences in North Carolina, USA, and Suzhou, China
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL0ioROJlvI

Albemarle School District December 2016-June 2016


Substitute Teacher: Assisted in classroom instruction across a broad array of classwork and subjects.
Responsible for implementing lesson plans and working directly with teaching staff
o Executed lessons plans designed by teacher and adapted plans as necessary to meet needs and
temperaments of individual classroom settings
Managed student behavior and maintained classroom order through effective and collaborative disciplinary
measures that helped students take ownership of the learning environment

Albemarle High School, Charlottesville, VA August 2015-December 2015


Student Teacher: Taught three 9th grade English honors classes and three 10th grade English collaborative
classes.
Planned and implemented entire literary unit for To Kill a Mockingbird and The Odyssey
o Designed an accessible series of lessons getting students engaged in the historical background and
significance of the novel, created reading guides to guide student reading, and led class discussions to
engage the students with the text
As an outcome, the students wrote a five paragraph essay analyzing the novel and its
themes
o Assisted in grading, classroom management, and administrative tasks

Sutherland Middle School, Charlottesville, VA August 2014-May 2015


Teacher Aide: Administered daily classroom activities for an 8th grade English classroom.
Independently created and taught six lessons for the students

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE


Core Knowledge Foundation, Charlottesville, VA June 2014-August 2014
Intern: Created a domain planner linking relevant cross-curricula knowledge for all the subjects and grades
Pre-K through 8th grade.

Braathe Enterprises June 2015-August 2015


Mentor and Intern: Created presentations for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and corporate offices.
Developed new hiring process and interview questions for the company
Aided in creating an Employee Handbook for a new salon business
Promoted to Mentor within 2 weeks of hiring and led weekly team meetings, assigned projects, and
managed team workloads and expectations
o Worked directly with Robert Braathe (founder) to brainstorm projects and to promote the business

CERTIFICATIONS:
Teaching license in the state of Virginia (Grades 6-12)
TEFL certificate

REFERENCES

Dr. Alison Schleede Alison Reese


Dean of Students English Teacher
Suzhou North America High School Albemarle High School
Chinese phone number: 18501582557 434-975-9300 ext 60406
ALISON.S@sna.edu.cn Areese@k12albemarle.org

Steve Joselson
Math Teacher
China phone number: 1813-321-0965
Mrjoselson@gmail.com