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MIRANDA KNIGHT

612 Washington Ave| Greenville, Ohio 45331| 937-467- 3793(cell) | knight.83@wright.edu
EDUCATION
Wright State University
Master of Arts in English Literature
Master of Education

Indiana University East
Bachelor of Arts in English
Minor in Creative Writing
THESIS: “Woolf’s Life Through Her Writing”
HONORS THESIS: “A Skeleton Novel”

July 2012-present



August 2006-May 2011


Advisor: TJ Rivard, MFA
Honors Advisor: Elizabeth Slattery, MFA
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Phase I Student Teaching: January 2014-April 2014
Dayton Public Schools--Kiser Elementary
Cooperating Teacher: Rebecca Guth
8
th
grade Language Arts

Phase I Student Teaching April 2013-May 2013
St. Henry Consolidated Schools—St. Henry High School
Cooperating Teacher: Eric Rosenbeck
10 &11
th
grade English

Substitute Teacher September 2011-May 2012
Darke County Educational Resource Center Substitute teacher for the assigned in-service teacher for grades K-12 in the following school
Greenville City Schools districts: Mississinawa Valley, Tri-Village, Bradford, Franklin Monroe, and Arcanum.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Research Assistant January 2011 – May 2011
Crossroads, literary journal Duties include work on projects associated with startup of Crossroads, (Indiana University
Indiana University East East online literary journal) including: website design and implementation, marketing, and
editorial practices.


Student Assistant to the Dean
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indiana University East


January 2006-May 2011
Knowledgeable in multiple programs : Microsoft Office suite, Adobe
Professional, Adobe Contribute.
Collaboration with creation/facilitation of the new student evaluations for HSS
Aide the Dean and Academic Advisor with creating and maintaining of student
files including making efiles for the Academic Advisor. Also, assisted the
Associate Dean with the External Review Process.
Assist professors, adjuncts, and staff with various miscellaneous tasks including
typing an entire manuscript for the Chair of the Department of English.

Admission Ambassador
Admissions
Indiana University East

May 2007-September 2007
Call prospective students
Lead campus tours
Assist students with registration and New Student Orientation
RELATED EXPERIENCE
Secretary of Wright State Chapter of NCTE 2013/14
Document/upload meeting minutes, take attendance, and communicate with advisor and
other officers pertaining to the chapter’s activities.

Vice President of Student Government Association 2010/11
Created a bridge between IUE SGA (Student Government Association) and Faculty Senate
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including being the first student representative in Faculty Senate as well as with AUSA
(All University Student Association) of Indiana University. Revised SGA’s Constitution
and streamlined our Election process. Also included in my job duties was to work with the
President in his duties and to perform these duties in his absence. I worked with the
President, Director of Campus Life and the Vice-Chancellor of External Affairs for the
executive branch to have stipends for the next academic year.

Committee Member of Student Trustee Search and Screen for Indiana University 2010/11
Appointed by the Chancellor to represent Indiana University East (IUE) to select the next
Student Trustee for Indiana University.

President of Humanities Club 2010/11
Assisted our advisor with organizing and sending the appropriate paperwork to Campus Life
and SGA for approval. I also made plans for the future of our club by attaining an additional
advisor to help with the workload of our current advisor as well as creating a plan to generate
more funding for our club’s bi-annual trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Vice President Students Today Alumni Tomorrow 2010/11
Developed this organization with help from the President and the Director of Alumni
Relations to connect currents students with alumni. I wrote the Constitution while the
President finished the rest of the necessary paperwork to make this organization an official
student organization. We also host Homecoming events with the help from the Alumni and
SGA (they fund us but we organize it).


Secretary of Student Government Association 2009/2010
Developed a system for attendance, began the process for bridging SGA with Faculty Senate
and AUSA. Worked with Vice Chancellor of External Affairs and the Director of Campus Life
(SGA’s Advisor) to create a better environment for the general members of SGA and the
executive branch along with my duties as secretary: taking minutes, coordinating with the
President to communicate with general members and other officers, maintain attendance for
all members.

Vice President Humanities Club 2009/2010
Created web pages for Humanities Club as well as assist the President and advisor with
planning activities including our bi-annual trip to Stratford and our annual book sale. I was
solely in charge of the booksale which is always our biggest fundraiser of the year. We had a
record turnout of donations and profits.

Secretary of World Language and Culture Club 2008/2009
Maintained minutes and assisted the President with organizing the Hispanic Heritage
Celebration (an annual event that has been ongoing for several years).

Officer at Large Humanities Club 2008/2009
Collaborate with other officers and advisor to decide upon the activities the club will plan for
the semester.
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Cloverbud Advisor for Pets-n-Partners 4-H Club January 2012-present
Attend training sessions, organize the activities for the Cloverbuds, assist the Cloverbuds with
their 4-H activities before and during the fair.
Committee Member of Senior Class Challenge Campaign 2010/11
Collaborated with the Director of Gift Development with organizing the kick off events,
spreading the word about the Challenge and recommending what the class would like to do
with the collected gifts.

Cloverbud Advisor for Paws-a-tive Attitude 4-H Club December 2010- December 2011
Attend training sessions, organize the activities for the Cloverbuds, assist the Cloverbuds with
their 4-H activities before and during the fair.
PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS

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“Complex? You Bet! YA Titles That Meet Common Core Standards” March 2013
Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts
Presentation with Dr. Angie Beumer Johnson, Laurel Haynes, Christine Quiblat
Columbus, OH

“Goodbye Grandpa,” “My War Class,” and other poems
Crossroads reading at Indiana University East/Earlham College April 2011

“Tim O’Brien’s Style”
Paper presented at Mid-Eastern Honors Association Conference, Dayton, OH April 2011

“The House”
Creative work accepted in Tributaries, Richmond, IN 2010/11

“Identity and Gender in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando”
Paper presented at 22
nd
Annual Women’s & Gender Studies Undergraduate Conference, New Albany, IN April 2010
AWARDS AND HONORS
Honors Program Graduate May 2011
Student Employee Recognition (Inauguration of this award) 2010/11
Tributaries Poetry Prize—Second Place April 2011
School of Humanities and Social Sciences Employee Appreciation for 4 ½ years of Service May 2011

CONFERENCES ATTENDED
OCTELA, Columbus, Ohio February 2014
OCTELA, Columbus Ohio February 2013
American Student Government Association, Chicago, Ill October 2010
LeaderShape , Bradford Woods, In May 2010
22
nd
Annual Women’s & Gender Studies Conference, New Albany, IN April 2010
CASE ASAP District V: “Momentum,” Bloomington, IN February 2010
21
st
Annual Women’s & Gender Studies Conference, Richmond, IN April 2009
Midwest Victorian Studies Conference, Richmond, IN March 2009

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
National Council for Teachers of English February 2013-present