Jennifer R. Hartwig

205 E. 21st Street

Atlantic, IA 50022

Home: (712) 243-3194

Cell: (712) 249-3832

jenhartwigteacher@gmail.com



OBJECTIVE:

  • to use my cumulative experience in education, parenting, the business world, and community involvement to be the best, most effective teacher I can be to educate, enlighten, and empower our youth of today



EDUCATION:
  • National University - April 2011, Master of Arts in English, 3.966 GPA
  • Drake University - December 2008, Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education (English), 4.0 GPA
  • William Penn University - May 2007, Associate of Arts in Leadership Studies (ESL), 4.0 GPA
  • Buena Vista University - Fall 1987, (Communications), 3.5 GPA
  • Iowa State University - 1986-1987, (Communications), 3.61 GPA


EMPLOYMENT:

  • English Teacher- Atlantic Community School District, Atlantic, IA (08/12 to present). Instruct 11th grade English, 9th grade Applied English, American Literature, and Pre-College Composition; AIW leadership team member; member of AHS Building Leadership Team.

  • Adjunct Instructor - Iowa Western Community College, Atlantic Campus, Atlantic, IA (2012). Instruct the Elements of Writing course, an online pre-composition course focused on building writing skills of those not yet ready for college composition.


  • ESL Teacher/Coordinator - Atlantic Community School District, Atlantic, IA (08/11 to 05/12). Instruct differentiated ESL English and reading classes; provide pull-out and push-in language services to English language learners in the entire district (K-12); coordinate services between ELL families, students, and 50+ sheltered content teachers, staff, and administrators; administration of ESL program, including testing, state reporting, student files and concerns; development and delivery of ESL-specific professional development; and development and delivery of home-bound instruction to an alternative-education ESL student.


  • English/ESL Teacher - Atlantic Community School District, Atlantic, IA (08/09 to 07/11). Instruct 9th grade Honors English, 9th grade Introduction to Language Arts, 10th grade English, and differentiated ESL English and reading classes; provide pull-out and push-in language services to English language learners within the district (K-12); provide supervision for ESL Coordinator in the administration of the district ESL program, including testing, state reporting, professional development, and student files and concerns.


  • ESL Teacher/Coordinator - Atlantic Community School District, Atlantic, IA (01/09 to 07/09). Instruct differentiated ESL English and reading classes; provide pull-out and push-in language services to English language learners in the entire district (K-12); coordinate services between ELL families, students, and sheltered content teachers; administration of ESL program, including testing, state reporting, professional development, and student files and concerns.


  • ELL Coordinator - Atlantic Community School District, Atlantic, IA (01/05 to 08/08). Provided pull-out and push-in language services to English language learners in the entire district (K-12); coordinated services between ELL families, students, and sheltered content teachers; administration of ESL program, including testing, state reporting, professional development, and student files and concerns.


  • Online Copy EditorFederal Document Clearing House, d/b/a Morningside Partners, LLC (09/01 to 12/04). Worked from home via Internet; prepared and edited verbatim post-air transcripts for CNNfn, CNN, CBS, NBC, and other major networks, as well as transcribing Fortune 500 companies’ teleconferences.


  • Personal Injury ParalegalKnoke & Ingebritsen Law Office, Monroe, WI (05/98 to 04/01). Worked mainly from home via direct modem; maintained personal injury files; client, attorney, and health care provider communications; drafted correspondence and pleadings; prepared medical specials; performed general transcription and scheduling; and assisted with computers, billing, and accounting.


  • Personal Injury ParalegalHayes, Van Camp & Schwartz, S.C., Madison WI (05/97 to 05/98). Maintained personal injury files; client, attorney, and health care provider communications; drafted correspondence and pleadings; prepared medical specials; and performed general transcription and scheduling.


  • Daycare Provider/OwnerThanksgiving Acres Daycare, Monroe, WI (06/96 to 05/97). Owned and operated all facets of an educationally-based, in-home daycare; created Pre-K reading and writing curriculum; constantly used communication, organization, accounting, and computer skills.


  • Legal AssistantBrennan, Steil, Basting & MacDougall, S.C., Monroe, WI (09/93 to 05/96). General practice assistance; client and attorney communications; drafted correspondence and pleadings; performed general transcription and scheduling; and assisted with billing.


  • Business AdministratorJohn Bruni Architect, Monroe, WI (02/92 to 08/93). Handled project and client communications; including correspondence, telephone, contracts, etc.; specification organization and production; marketing; and general office duties.


  • Legal SecretaryMack, Hansen, Gadd, Armstrong & Schiller, P.C., Storm Lake, IA (09/89 to 02/92). General practice assistance; client and attorney communications; performed general transcription and scheduling; and assisted with billing.


  • Bank TellerFirst Federal Savings & Loan, Storm Lake, IA (03/88 to 09/89). General teller and customer care duties.



PRACTICUM:

  • Griswold Middle/High Schools, Sandy Nelson, middle school English, high school British Literature, and Composition 105 (IWCC HES), 2nd Quarter 2008

  • Central Campus, Des Moines Public Schools, Kim Nguyen, 9-12 Newcomer ESL, 1st Quarter 2008

  • Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, CJ Matthews, 9th Grade Speech, 30 hours, Spring 2008

  • Walnut Creek Campus, West Des Moines School, CJ Matthews, 9-12 Alternative, 10 hours, Spring 2008

  • Atlantic High School, Heather McKay, 10th Grade English, 24 hours, Fall 2007

  • Waukee High School, Matt Pries, 10th Grade English, 16 hours, Fall 2007