My Resume

Laura Coughlin
St. Joseph, MO       816-617-7054         Email Me
Twitter: @CoughlinLaura                       Blog: Love::Teaching

Objective
To be an educator who leads both students and colleagues toward achievement and learning through instructional technology

Education
University of Missouri 
Master’s Degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies
Emphasis in Technology in Schools

Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph
Bachelor of English Literature
Technical Writing Minor

Experience
Comm Arts Teacher, SGMS, St. Joseph, MO 
Aug 2010-present

-Chair, Advisement Committee
-Member, Building Technology Committee
-Member, Building Leadership Team
-New Teacher Mentor
–Design curriculum-based lessons to engage students
–Write standards-based rubrics based on objectives
–Assess student growth and use data to inform instruction

Long Term Sub/SpEd Para, SGMS, St. Joseph, MO
Nov 2007 – May 2009

-8th grade Math teacher (1 semester)
-8th grade Comm Arts (6 weeks)
-8th grade Science, para supported
-7th/8th grade self-contained SpEd

Freelance Writer
Nov 2006 – Nov 2007

–Wrote articles on various assigned topic for digital and print publication

Manuscript Editor, American Family Physician, Leawood, KS
Nov 2004 – Nov 2006

–Researched and edited physician-written articles
–Copy-edited articles and ads
–Wrote copy

Education Assistant, American Public Works Assn, Kansas City, MO
Jun 2003 – Nov 2004

–Coordinated speakers for education events
–Organized sessions and speakers for annual conference
–Wrote and edited copy for conference education materials

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