Resume

EDUCATION

University of Wisconsin – Whitewater:

Masters of Science in Counselor Education with an emphasis in School Counseling (May 2017)

Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish (May 2014)


RELATED EXPERIENCE

School Counselor Intern – Fort Atkinson High School – Fort Atkinson, WI
January 2017 – Current
  • Enabled student growth by providing individual counseling to students in need
  • Facilitated a six-week coping skills group with eight students
School Counselor Intern – Edison Middle School – Janesville, WI
August 2016 – Current
  • Hosted 8th grade Academic and Career Planning meetings with students and their parents
  • Trained student Peer Mediators for the school, who use their conflict resolution skills to assist small groups during friendship conflicts
  • Facilitated a six-week boy’s self-esteem group, a girl’s self-esteem group, as well as a new student group
  • Collaborated with administrators, teachers, and other counselors during weekly networking meetings
  • Collaboratively planned the first career fair, which included 40 presenters, 40 high school students, and all of Edison Middle School
School Counselor Intern – Cooper Elementary School – Burlington, WI
August 2016 – December 2016
  • Hosted three student groups that focused on social skills, friendships, and emotion regulation
  • Challenged students in three Montessori classrooms with weekly life skills classroom lessons
  • Collaborated with administrators, teachers, and other counselors during weekly networking meetings
Graduate Student Co-Coordinator – Wisconsin School Counseling Association (WSCA)
July 2016 – Current
  • State-wide recruitment of counselor education graduate students to form a Graduate Student Committee
  • Facilitated quarterly committee meetings and organized a quarterly newsletter
  • Created and delivered a post-graduation planning presentation during the 2017 WSCA conference
  • Fostered professional learning by serving on the WSCA board and networking with professionals across the state
Practicum School Counselor – Beloit Fresh Start/Beloit Learning Academy – Beloit, WI
October 2015 – January 2016
  • Served at-risk youth during a collaborative education and job-training program
  • Provided outreach support for teenage parents with community resources
Student Teacher – Clarendon Elementary School – Mukwonago, WI
January 2014 – June 2014
  • Educated 25 students in 3rd grade and implemented innovative and engaging lesson plans in all core subjects
  • Facilitated unique learning opportunities by connecting my students at Clarendon and CEDEI (Ecuador) via virtual technology
Student Teacher – Centro de Estudios Interamericanos (CEDEI) – Cuenca, Ecuador
March 2014 – April 2014
  • Taught English to students in Ecuador in grade levels 3 – 8 with an average class size of 15
  • Promoted learning opportunities that connected academics and the city of Cuenca and their National Park

SUPPORTING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Complex Director – UW-Whitewater University Housing
July 2014 – Current
  • Supervised and enabled growth of the Resident Assistant staff of 14 students in academics, cultural competency, and crisis response
  • Hired, trained, and supervised a Desk Attendant staff of 17 students in a two building complex
  • Trained Resident Assistants and Desk Workers on cultural competency and facilitated conversations related to diversity
  • Served as an advisor to the Leadership Involvement Team and related committees across campus
  • Demonstrated strong and ethical decision making in crisis management situations of 2 buildings with about 400 students
  • Adjudicate student conduct cases and facilitate student growth using a student-centered educational philosophy
Assistant Volleyball Coach – Marshall Middle School – Janesville, WI
october 2013 – December 2013
  • Coached two teams of 14 girls each, three days per week and attended games twice a week
  • Provided support to all of the girls with academics, social interactions, as well as emotional situations
Resident Assistant – UW-Whitewater University Housing
January 2011 – December 2013
  • Facilitated a positive and safe learning environment for approximately 65 residents
  • Responded to student concerns using an online database retention tool called Mapworks
  • Promoted the growth and development of all residents socially, academically, and emotionally
Health Center Coordinator – Senior Staff Position – Union League Boys and Girls Clubs Camp – Salem, WI
Summer 2012
  • Responded to crisis situations with effective and appropriate first-aid techniques
  • Demonstrated leadership and provided guidance as a returning staff member to the new camp counselors
Camp Counselor – Senior Staff Position – Union League Boys and Girls Clubs Camp – Salem, WI
Summer 2010
  • Provided care and educational support to campers ranging in ages 6 – 15
  • Enhanced my personal and professional knowledge of cultural competency with campers and staff members

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Wisconsin School Counseling Association Conference (Madison, Wisconsin) – February 2016 & 2017
  • Building the Heart of a Successful School (Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin) – December 2016
  • UW-System Diversity and Inclusion Training (Platteville, Wisconsin) – August 2016
  • School Counselor Summit (Whitewater, Wisconsin) – April 2016
  • Microaggressions and Workplace Bullying Webinar (Whitewater, Wisconsin) – March 2016
  • Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (Beloit, Wisconsin) – January 2016
  • Wisconsin College Personnel Association (Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin) – October 2014 & 2015
  • Wisconsin Academic Advising Association (Whitewater, Wisconsin) – September 2015

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Wisconsin School Counselor Association – January 2016 – Current
  • American School Counselor Association – June 2016 – Current