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Meredith Rush

2309 Silver Holly Lane


Richardson, Texas 75082
(972) 832-9039
meredith.rush@okstate.edu
EDUCATION: Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education GPA: 3.6/4.0
CERTIFICATION: Texas Educator Certificate: Standard Classroom Teacher Generalist (Grades EC-6) July 2014
- English as a Second Language Supplemental Certification July 2014
State of Oklahoma Teaching Certificate: Elementary Education (Grades 1-8) May 2014

PROFESSIONAL TEKS & Technology Workshop June 2014
DEVELOPMENT: STEM- Engineering is Elementary Training Workshop November 2014
Project WILD February 2013
Wonders of the Wetlands April 2012
Project Learning Tree March 2012
Agriculture in the Classroom October 2011
TEACHING Excellence in Collaborative and Experiential Learning (ExCEL) Program Participant
EXPERIENCE: & Clinical Practice Internship (Student Teaching) August 2013-May 2014
Sangre Ridge Elementary School- Stillwater, Oklahoma
Full-year field-based student teaching in first grade.
Planned and taught daily lesson plans for spelling, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Modified lesson plans to fit the needs of all students.
Varied grouping strategies from individual conferences, to small and whole groups in all subjects.
Participated in parent/teacher conferences, staff meetings, and professional development.
Middle Level Observation January-April 2013
Stillwater Junior High School Stillwater, Oklahoma
Observed an 8
th
grade history and 9
th
grade algebra teacher weekly.
Worked with students in history and algebra.
Reading Tutor January-April 2013
OSU Reading and Math Center Stillwater, Oklahoma
Weekly tutoring with 1
st
grade student with dyslexic tendencies.
Assessed students reading level and reading strategies and processes.
Developed lesson plans based on strengths to address students needs.
August Experience August 2012
Mulhall- Orlando Elementary Mulhall, Oklahoma
Assisted teacher in setting up a 5
th
and 6
th
grade reading and math classroom.
Observed the first week of school in a rural classroom.
Early Childhood Professions August 2008-June 2010
Plano East Senior High School- Plano, Texas
Learned about student growth and development in PESHs early childhood
development center, Panther Pre-school.
Student taught in various grade levels at different Plano ISD elementary schools.
Assisted students with assignments, created, then taught multiple lessons.
CAMPUS Leadership Mentor August 2011-May 2013
LEADERSHIP: OSU Housing & Residential Life Stillwater, Oklahoma
Coordinated Resident Leadership Camp and certification process for 250+ freshmen.
Created and facilitated community service and leadership programs.
Girl Scouts of America 1997-Present
Lifetime Member
Volunteered and participated in leadership projects for The Samaritan Inn,
Richardson Animal Shelter, and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.
Served as President of Campus Girl Scouts at Oklahoma State University. (2011-2014)

HONORS Presidents Honor Roll, OSU Fall 2012, Spring 2013
& AWARDS: Deans Honor Roll, OSU Spring 2011, Fall 2013
Girl Scouts of America Gold Award May 2010



Meredith Rush


2309 Silver Holly Lane
Richardson, Texas 75082
(972) 832-9039
meredith.rush@okstate.edu

REFERENCES Erin Gober
Mentor Teacher
Sangre Ridge Elementary School
2500 S Sangre Rd
Stillwater, OK 74074
405-612-2035
egober@stillwaterschools.com

Kathy Andrew
Clinical Practice Internship Supervisor
242 Willard Hall
Stillwater, OK 74074
405-742-0624
kathy.andrew@okstate.edu

Sue Parsons
ExCEL Coordinator
Oklahoma State University
253 Willard Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
405-744-8104
sue.parsons@okstate.edu

Susan Stansberry
Associate Director, Professional Education
Oklahoma State University
325-J Willard Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
405-744-9509
Susan.stansberry@okstate.edu