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CONTACT

EDUCATION

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MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY East Lansing, MI Teacher Certification May 2018

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College of Education • 12 Graduate Credits

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BA, Social Science Education August 2017

52865 Deerwood Macomb, MI 48042

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION MICHIGAN SECONDARY PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATE

• 6-12 Social Studies (RX) • 6-12 History (CC)

LANGUAGE & CULTURE INDEPENDENT STUDIES Latin America February 2015 – September 2015 • Spanish language and cultural exchange in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru • Performed hostel guest services, worked as Amazonian tour guide, and developed Spanish school website • Built relationships with diverse cultural groups, gaining excellent interpersonal and social skills, and high cultural awareness STUDY ABROAD – PERU Michigan State University May 2013 – August 2013 • Learned Spanish and Andean History in Cusco, Peru STUDY ABROAD – ECUADOR Guayasamin Spanish School June 2012 • Taught English to elementary students

College of Social Science • Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science Major • History Minor

BA, International Relations December 2014 James Madison College • International Relations Major • Latin America and Caribbean Studies Specialization • Business Cognate

TEACHING EXPERIENCE STUDENT TEACHER August 2017 – May 2018

Mason Middle School Waterford, MI Social Studies 8 – U.S. History • Designed effective lesson plans for English languagelearners by incorporating academic vocabulary development, and collaborative and cooperative learning strategies • Successfully implemented collaborative and cooperative learning strategies including student-led discussions, structured academic controversies, jigsaws, and think-pairshares • Increased student engagement by designing assessments allowing for authentic student achievement including a letter campaign to the Treasury Secretary and an Early American Cultural Website creation project • Developed an effective classroom management plan for students living in poverty using positive intervention strategies • Successfully integrated technology into the classroom using YouTube videos, music, and web-based projects • Collaborated with Social Studies educators in weekly professional learning community to enhance curriculum development • Led Spring Parent-Teacher conferences and maintained regular communication with students’ families • Used Spanish language abilities and cultural knowledge to build strong relationships with Spanish-speaking ELLs • Attended school sporting events, dances, concerts, and 6th grade camp to support students and school community


SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE 174 Total University Credits Student-Led Discussion Authentic Assessment Socratic Method Gradual Release Method ESL Universal Design for Learning Classroom Management PBIS Spanish Language Proficiency

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WATERFORD SCHOOLS Professional Development August 2017 – May 2018 MASON MIDDLE SCHOOL Social Studies 8 PLC August 2017 – May 2018

EXTRACURRICULAR Michigan State Intramural Soccer High School Varsity and Club Soccer 6th Grade Camp Teacher Soccer Referee

T E A C H I N G E X P E R I E N C E ( C O N T.) STUDENT TEACHER

August 2016 – May 2017 Haslett Middle School East Lansing, MI Social Studies 8 – U.S. History • Taught whole-class lessons on John Adams and Antebellum Regionalism and worked with students in small groups • Led discussion-based lessons, lectures and Socratic seminars • Learned classroom management techniques and instructional strategies from experienced educator

STUDENT TEACHER

August 2016 – December 2016 MacDonald Middle School East Lansing, MI READ 180 | Social Studies 8 • Developed student literacy skills through one-on-one instruction with struggling 6th grade readers using numerous literacy-learning strategies • Taught whole-class lesson on Trail of Tears and led small group discussions

STUDENT TEACHER

January 2016 – May 2016 East Lansing High School East Lansing, MI 9-12 ESL • Supported native Spanish speaking students with reading comprehension and writing skills through one-on-one instruction

TEACHING ASSISTANT June 2012 Jesus Niños Elementary School Quito, Ecuador • Assisted kindergarten teacher with day-to-day classroom activities and taught English to students and teachers

OTHER EXPERIENCE OPERATIONS MANAGER

April 2010 – Present Erma’s Frozen Custard Shelby Township, MI • Hire, train, and manage 20 person staff of predominately high school students • Managed day-to-day store operations

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT August 2012 – May 2014 Breslin Student Events Center East Lansing, MI • •

Responsible for managing large and boisterous crowds Provided friendly customer service and solved client problems

TOURISM FIELD RESEARCH May 2013 – August 2013

Michigan State University Study Abroad Huamachuco, Peru • Conducted field research to promote sustainable tourism as a means for economic development • Accurately translated promotional materials from Spanish to English

Baker-Resume-2018  

Ryan P Baker's Resume – Secondary Social Studies Educator

Baker-Resume-2018  

Ryan P Baker's Resume – Secondary Social Studies Educator

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