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Betty P. Strachan
Madison Montpelier 2003
Constitution and Bill of Rights Seminar
ACSI Convention for Educators 1998-2004
Integrated Learning, Library of Congress, Living History
Professional Development 1991, 1993, 1995
Administrative, Public Speaking, and Public Relations
University of Georgia, Jekyll Island 1990
Maritime forest ecology, marsh ecology, oceanography
Outward Bound School 1985
Leadership and Survival Skills
Teaching and Professional Experience
High School Teacher 2006 – current
- Responsible for teaching all core subjects as this was a self-paced environment. Grades 9 -12 inclusively.
- Managed a 44 student “learning center” as well as taught elective classes, coached 7 man flag football, softball, sponsored several off campus trips.
- Recognized as the “unofficial” tech support contact campus wide.
- Carries Class B CDL and was bus driver as well for 6 years.
- Sponsored and participated in many public service projects and charity programs bonding our school to its community.
High School Teacher 2004 – 2006
- Review materials provided by the School District, plan and design lessons, activities, and exams to ensure students retain the material taught which meets the schedule and content of the Virginia Standards of Learning requirements
- Document and continuously provide feedback to parents on student’s performance and meeting educational goals as well as provide updates regarding the daily classroom routine and upcoming projects
- Work with department team members, administrators, parents, and students to correct performance and behavioral issues and further directly address issues with necessary individuals when they do arise
- Provide students with constructive feedback on assignments to promote improvement in the future and continue to monitor students’ progress
- Respond to challenging teaching and behavioral situations as they occur throughout the day, into consideration each student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)
- Mentor student and first year teachers to provide feedback on lesson plans and encourage professional development
- Conduct meetings and discuss plans for remediation and determine curriculum pacing as Team Leader for World History II
- In the absence of the History Department Chair, act as Department Chair and provide leadership to department members
- Compose communications to be read by both students and parents which detail upcoming class projects, department announcements, and school events
High School Teacher 1998 – 2004
- Taught English, Economics, World History, World Geography and Global Cultures to High School students.
- Organized several civic engagement activities for students such as visiting orphanages and planting trees in the city and the main park.
- Built a website for students that allowed them to share their opinion about current events in the news and other class activities, and allowed them to see their daily assignments and future topics planned for the course.
- Took classes designed to help teachers become better educators and interacted with other professors from Mexico.
- Communicated in Spanish with parents, professors, and students.
- Doctor of Philosophy in Education
- Specialization in Instructional Design for Online Learning Expected 2012
- New York University, New York, NY
- Master of Education
- in Curriculum and Instruction: Technology 2009
- University of California, San Diego, CA
- Received Award of Excellence