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Kaitlyn Ingram

15900 Gard Avenue #21G, Norwalk, CA 90650 | (949) 973-7598 | Kaitlyn.Ingram@gmail.com

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS


University of California, Irvine July 2018
M.A. in Teaching – Secondary Science
Single Subject Teaching Credentials in Biology and Chemistry July 2018

Biola University, La Mirada, CA May 2014


B.S. Biological Sciences; Minor in Biblical Studies
Dean's list 7 semesters | Graduated Magna Cum Laude | Epsilon Kappa Epsilon, Honor Society Member

EXPERIENCE
California School of the Arts—San Gabriel Valley – Duarte, CA
Full Time Academic Teacher, Biology and Health July 2018 – Present
• Developed NGSS-aligned unit plans centered around exciting anchoring phenomena in order to stimulate
student interest and apply students’ learning in biology to the real world.
• Designed and adapted collaborative lessons in which students frequently participated in small groups to
explore, question, and build new knowledge together.
• Implemented a variety of academic learning tools to scaffold material and make new knowledge accessible
to all students.
• Collaborated with colleagues to discuss students’ needs and to design and adapt lesson plans to meet the
needs of all students.
• Contacted parents via email and met with parents as needed to support students.
• Maintained an equitable and positive learning environment to support all students.

Tesoro High School – Rancho Santa Margarita, CA


Student Teacher, Honors Biology August 2017 – June 2018
• Lead two 9th-10th grade Honors Biology classes and assumed all responsibilities of a full time teacher.
• Adapted material to design NGSS-aligned unit plans that applied students’ learning to the real world.
• Contacted parents via email and met with parents as needed to support students.
• Maintained an equitable and positive learning environment to support all students.

Student Teacher, Academic Support January 2017 – June 2018


• Observed and worked with students with IEP’s and 504’s in a marine ecology class.
• Learned strategies for making curriculum accessible to all students.

Capistrano Unified School District


Substitute Teacher October 2017 – June 2018
• Substitute taught for colleagues as needed in a variety of subjects.

Bionerds – Rancho Santa Margarita, CA November 2016 – April 2018


Educator Associate I
• Developed age-appropriate lesson plans on a variety of scientific topics and prepped laboratory materials.
• Taught biology curriculum to groups of 4 – 30+ students, grades Kindergarten – 8th.
• Used a variety of methods and tools to assist students who had severe anxiety and ADHD.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
• Pursues positive and collaborative professional relationships with the goal of professional growth.
• Skilled in adapting and developing curriculum that meets NGSS and relates to all students.
• Strives to create an equitable and safe learning atmosphere where students feel known and cared about.
• Maintains a positive growth mindset, frequently implementing and adapting new tools to enhance students’
understanding and application of scientific concepts.