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Amanda McKay

802 S. Washington Ave. Knob Noster, MO 65336 850-596-0112


Mckaya31@hotmail.com
EDUCATION
12/2010 Present

Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT


Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies K-8
Graduation date December 2014

EXPERIENCE
November 2014- February 2015
Parkview Elementary School, Sedalia, MO
o Long term substitute teacher in full day Kindergarten classroom.
o Head teacher in classroom comprised of twenty-one students, four English
language learners, two special education students.
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August 2014 November 2014
Whiteman Elementary School, Knob Noster, MO
o Demonstration Teaching for twelve weeks in third grade classroom with a veteran
teacher of twenty-five years.
o Taught ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, Cursive, and Spelling.

August 2013June 2014


Knob Noster School District, Knob Noster, MO
o Full time substitute teacher in all district schools in grades Kindergarten through twelve.
Aug 2012 June 2013
Sedalia 200 School District, Sedalia, MO
o ParaprofessionalSkyline Elementary School
o Worked one-on-one with non-speaking English student. Assisted student with everyday
school activities, assisted student in the regular education classroom, helped student
master basic reading skills, math skills, and physical education skills.
o Worked in spectrum room (SPED) with severely autistic students, assisted students
with staying on schedule, worked one-on-one with classroom activities and work tasks,
assisted students in the usage of a Dina-vox, assisted students in trips to regular
education classroom, assisted students with bathroom usage and lunchtime/snack time
breaks.
June 2011 Aug 2012
State Registered At-Home Day Care, Knob Noster, MO
o Owned and operated state certified home daycare center with approximately four to six
children.
o Provided preschool/early childhood curriculum in math, reading, arts and crafts, and
physical education.

SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS
PPST Scores: Reading173, Writing174, Mathematics175
Praxis 5031: ELA170, Mathematics168, Social Studies155, Science168
November 2014

Kagan Certified
STEAM trained
General clerical, Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Internet, Can type
65 wpm, Kagan Certified, STEAM trained, Lesson Planning, Differentiated
Instruction

Amanda J. McKay
802 S. Washington Ave. Knob Noster, MO 65336 850-596-0112
mckaya31@hotmail.com

References:

Perry Dunkeson
Whiteman Elementary School
3rd Grade Teacher
pdunkeso@knobnoster.k12.mo.us
660-441-1723
Nancy Fields
Clinical Supervisor for Demonstration Teaching
nfields@centralmethodist.edu
660-620-0160
Tami Tucker
Student Mentor at Western Governs University
tami.tucker@wgu.edu
866-895-9660 ext. 5028
Ginny Barker
Fourth Grade Teacher
Knob Noster School District
(660)563-3028
ginny.barker@knobnoster.k12.mo.us