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Hadley Smith

Hadley Smith

33926 Oakland St.  Farmington, MI 48335  (248) 762-5135 


To obtain an elementary or middle school teaching position


Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Fifth year teacher intern program, August 2012-May 2013 12 graduate credits, May 2013 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Bachelor of Arts, May 2012 Major: Elementary Education Teaching Major: Social Studies


Teaching Experience:

Michigan Elementary Provisional Certificate K-5 All Subject Areas Social Studies 6-8, May 2013 Fourth Grade Teacher, Sharon J. Hardy Elementary, South Lyon, Michigan, August 2013present, Grade: 4  lead a class of 23 full time students, 2 students with cognitive impairments and 1 student with an emotional impairment, whom were mainstreamed into my room  implemented a balanced literacy program through readers’ and writers’ workshops, word study, explicit instruction, shared writing, interactive read-aloud, and book clubs, guided reading groups, strategy groups, and independent reading  conducted mathematics workshop based on CCSS, and utilized Math Investigations  assessed student learning through the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA)  differentiated instruction across curriculum to ensure content was accessible to all learners  provided flexible, small group instruction and differentiation based on student readiness  modified lessons and provided accommodations for ESL learners and students with cognitive and emotional impairments  incorporated technology such as iPads, laptops, and computer software into all subjects  monitored student progress and planned instruction with regard to RTI  developed positive family relationships through newsletters, emails, blogging, and regular attendance at IEP meetings Summer School Teacher, JumpStart Walled Lake Elementary, Walled Lake Consolidated School District, Walled Lake, Michigan, August 2013, Grades: 2-4 Summer School Literacy Teacher, Sunshine Academy, Walled Lake Consolidated School District, Walled Lake, Michigan, June-July 2013, Grade: 2-3  literacy instructor for a class of 20 at-risk students  provided research-based literacy instruction through readers’ and writers’ workshops, word study, interactive read aloud, guided reading groups and book clubs  analyzed and conducted Developmental Reading Assessments (DRA’s) and progress monitoring records to show growth in student performance, ability, and learning Teacher Intern, Walled Lake Elementary, Walled Lake Consolidated School District, Michigan, September 2012-May 2013, Grade Level: 5  responsible for extensive lead teaching in all subject areas for a class of 27  developed integrative units in literacy and mathematics based on CCSS; science and social studies based on GLCE  assessed student learning using formative assessments including running records, the Developmental Reading and Writing Assessment (DRA, DWA) to guide instruction  utilized Everyday Mathematics  chaired and organized school-wide fundraisers, projects, events, and contests for the Multicultural and Student Council Committees

Substitute Teacher, Walled Lake Consolidated School District, 2012-2013 Senior Placement, Midway Elementary School, Holt, Michigan, September 2011-April 2012, Grade Level: 1  designed and executed discussion-based, hands-on lessons in literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies for a classroom of 25 students  formulated and participated in mathematical lesson study Junior Placement, Waverly Intermediate School, Waverly, Michigan, September 2010December 2010, Resource Room, Grade Levels: 3-5  conducted weekly literacy assessments using formal and informal analysis  presented findings and interpretations from assessments in two formal memorandums and child study report Freshmen Placement, Bingham Elementary School, Lansing, Michigan, September 2008December 2008, Grade Level: Kindergarten Teaching Related Experience: “Girls on the Run” Coach, September 2013-present Summer Nanny & Tutor for Child with Fragile X Syndrome (FXS), June-August 2010, 2012  established a physically and emotionally safe space for two children  created norms, expectations, and routines with children to practice positive social interactions in the least restrictive environment  taught coping strategies and problem solving skills  reinforced positive social behavior through community-based instruction  tutored a child with FXS and a child with a learning disability in literacy and mathematics Assistant Coach, Waverly High School Varsity Cheer Team, Waverly, Michigan, 2011-2012 Vacation Bible School Leader, Orchard United Methodist Church, Michigan, 2011 Summer Tutor for child with Learning Disability, Farmington, Michigan, 2010  encouraged mathematical exploration and inquiry-based learning through tasks that incorporated manipulatives Building Bridges Volunteer, Christ Child House, Detroit, Michigan, 2009-2011 Professional Development:

ASCD Member, 2013—present National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Member, 2013—present Adult and Child CPR and First Aid Certified, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 2013 EpiPen Training, South Lyon, Michigan, 2013


Honors and Awards:


Pearson Inform, Skyward, Mastery Manager, Document Camera, Promethean Board, SMART Board technology, Epson BrightLink Interactive Projector, ACTIVInspire technology, Jing, Cloud technology, Google Docs, Camtasia, iPad, Chromebooks, Blogging Websites, Microsoft Office Suite, Interactive Devices Graduated with Honors, Michigan State University, 2012 Dean’s List 2008-2012 Reading, running, cooking, travel


Cory Heitsch, Principal, Hardy Elementary 24650 Collingwood Dr. . South Lyon, MI 48178 (248) 573-8650

Matt Reed, Mentor Teacher (Internship) 3241 Oakgrove Dr. Highland, MI 48356 (248) 860-1120

Sharon Kulas, Team Teacher 24650 Collingwood Dr. South Lyon, MI 48178 (248) 573-8650 ext. 3634

Stefanie Cairns, Second Grade Teacher 35600 Vicksburg Farmington Hills, MI 48331 (248) 417-1657

Linda Day, Principal, Walled Lake Elementary 1055 West Maple Rd. Walled Lake, MI 48390 (248) 956-4300, primary (248) 363-4258, secondary

Lynn Mangold, Literacy Coach 850 Ladd Rd. Bldg. D Walled Lake, MI 48390 (248) 956-2024

Portfolio available at

Candidate will arrange for credentials to be sent upon request.

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