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Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

                                Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Minor in Spanish, received May 2009

                                Cumulative GPA: 3.97, Summa cum Laude

Master of Arts of Teaching, expected May 2010



John Ficke’s Excellence in Mathematics Award, received April 2009



Spuyten Duyvil Undergraduate Mathematics Conference III, Manhattan College, April 2008

Researched and presented “A Look at Quaternions” at a one day conference for undergraduate students and faculty in mathematics


Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Pomona College, April 2009

Researched and presented “Some Basics in Linear Programming” at a one day conference for undergraduate students and faculty in mathematics



Student Teacher                                                                                                                                               March 2010 – June 2010

North Haven High School, North Haven CT

·         Will create and implement lesson plans and classroom management techniques for a full course load of Pre-Calculus, Geometry, and Algebra I

·         Will instruct and encourage students to use critical thinking and literacy as tools for learning mathematics

·         Will collaborate with Algebra I teachers in order to design creative and engaging lessons in mathematics

·         Will utilize the SMART board and graphing calculator to incorporate technology into lessons in mathematics


Student Intern                                                                                                                                    August 2009 – June 2010                                 North Haven High School, North Haven CT

·         Instructed a full course load for one week in Algebra I and Problem Solving

·         Worked daily as a substitute teacher covering all departments and all levels

·         Participated in monthly Professional Development days with the Department of Mathematics

·         Volunteered as a Mathematics tutor after school once a week


Peer Tutor                                                                                                                                           September 2006 – June 2010

The Learning Center at Quinnipiac University, Hamden CT

·         Certified as a College Reading and Learning Association Master Level tutor (highest level)

·         Clarified material, provided feedback, and mentored students in mathematics, Spanish, and education classes

·         Assessed where students had difficulties with course material and developed strategies with the students to overcome these troubles

·         Analyzed metacognitive techniques used by tutors


Peer Fellow for Calculus I and Abstract Algebra                                                                   September 2007 – May 2009

The Learning Center at Quinnipiac University, Hamden CT

·         Attended class and helped the professor facilitate cooperative learning

·         Collaborated with the professor and developed and conducted weekly study sessions for the students

·         Aided students with course material, study skills, learning skills, and academic independence

·         Computed statistics that determined the effectiveness of the Peer Fellow program


Field Study Observations                                                                                                              September 2007 – June 2009

North Haven Middle School, North Haven CT

                Hamden High School, Hamden CT

·         Observed classroom management and pedagogy

·         Implemented the teacher’s lesson plans

·         Employed my own pedagogical techniques



Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, TI Interactive, and conversational in Spanish