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Shane T. Wuebben 306 W. 26th Street Sioux Falls, SD 57105 (605) 941-8456 Email:

SUMMARY Passionate, knowledgeable, and detail-orientated individual seeking to use my leadership skills as an educational administrator and instructional leader. Dedicated and caring educator, leader, and musician wishing to use my experience and enthusiasm to create new programs as well as refining and supporting existing programs through the use of research-based and appropriate educational methods. EDUCATION Master of Education University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD Leadership in Schools Cumulative G.P.A. 4.00 May 2008 Research Application Project: The relationship between musical arts ensemble participation and academic achievement of middle school students. Leadership in Technology Cumulative G.P.A. 4.00 December 2011 Bachelor of Arts Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD May 2004 Major in Music Education, Vocal and Instrumental Emphasis Cumulative G.P.A. 3.95—graduate honors: summa cum laude PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCES Sioux Falls Public Schools— Vocal Music Instructor/Director 2007-Present Current placement: Memorial Middle School Previous placements included: John F. Kennedy, Oscar Howe, Anne Sullivan, and Whittier M.S. Responsible for providing age appropriate music instruction for students in general music classes. Responsible for sixth through eighth grade boys’ chorus instruction, working in collaboration with the other choral director to direct and accompany mixed choral ensembles and musical productions.

Private Voice Instructor


Responsible for one-to-one instruction for students wishing to improve their singing skills in proper vocal technique and foreign language diction. Prepare students for regional contest and honor choir auditions.

Dell Rapids Public Schools—Grades 5-12 Vocal Music


Responsible for providing a quality and rewarding musical experience for a program encompassing more than 350 students. Courses taught include fifth and sixth grade general music, seventh and eighth grade music appreciation, seventh and eighth grade combined chorus, high school concert choir, high school vocal ensembles, and private voice lessons. Responsible for planning and presenting two middle school concerts and one ensemble contest per year and three high school concerts, one large group contest, various solo and ensemble contests per year, and performances at other school functions. Chaperoned and coordinated two ensemble trips. Additional assignments included co-directing the high school musical, accompanying middle school instrumental contest, teaching fifth and sixth grade literature circles, and co-supervising fifth grade homeroom. Professional leadership included founding committee member of the Anti-Bullying Coalition (A.B.C.), reading committee for North Central Accreditation (N.C.A.), and DR Music Boosters.

STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCES Washington High School—Sioux Falls, SD Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles Patrick Henry Middle School—Sioux Falls, SD Vocal Music Ensembles, General Music Classroom, Adaptive Music PROFESSIONAL MUSIC EXPERIENCES Holy Spirit Catholic Church—Choir Director of Adult Traditional Choir

Spring 2004 Spring 2004


Responsible for planning and conducting weekly rehearsals. Lead the choir during two weekend masses a month and special feast days. Select appropriate literature for the ensemble to meet their ability levels and liturgical requirements. Work in collaboration with the Pastor and Director of Liturgical Music and assist with other duties.

Christ the King Catholic Church—Choir Director of Many Hearts, One Voice Choir


Responsible for planning weekly liturgies for young adult/contemporary ensemble of approximately 20 singers and musicians. Select literature appropriate for the liturgical and worship needs of the younger members of the congregation. Work with the liturgy committee and pastor. Assist other music ministers as needed.

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Chorus


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)— currently serve as South Dakota treasurer Music Educators’ National Conference (MENC) and South Dakota Music Educators’ Association (SD-MEA) South Dakota and National Education Association (SDEA/NEA) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP AND PRESENTATIONS Middle School Vocal Music Fine Arts Curriculum Revision—Sioux Falls Public Schools 2008-2011 Curriculum writing committee member, professional development presenter, and technology leadership Middle School PRO-Time Curriculum Revision—Sioux Falls Public Schools 2011-Present Olweus Bullying Prevention Program—Sioux Falls Public Schools 2011-Present Building Coordinating Committee “Using Technology in the Middle School Vocal Music Classroom”—Sioux Falls Public Schools with Kathy Sundvold and Barb Myers “Building Relationships in the Advisory Period”—Midwest Regional Middle Level Conference with Kathy Sundvold PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING Nonviolent Crisis Intervention—Safe Management of Disruptive and Assaultive Behavior Classroom Management that Works (Marzano) Classroom Instruction that Works (Marzano) Framework for Understanding Poverty (Payne) Tools for Teaching (Jones) Curriculum Mapping (Hayes Jacobs) and TechPaths Curriculum Mapping System Reading Strategies for the Content Areas (Beers) True Colors (Lowry) Responsive Classroom/Developmental Designs Kagan Cooperative Learning Strategies CPR Certification Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Infinite Campus Software SMART Board Technologies Products Microsoft Office Products (ver. 2000 and 2007) Yamaha Music In Education (MIE) HONORS AND AWARDS 2007 Dell Rapids School District Peer Award Recipient Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Recipient Sophomore Honors Distinction and Scholarship Dean’s List: 2000-2004 Regents-Promusica Scholarship: 2000-2004 SD-MTNA Voice Competition 2nd Place: 2001 Blue Key Honor Society PREVIOUS WORK HISTORY Augustana College, Coordinator of Catholic Campus Ministries Wells Fargo Banks, Teller Augustana College, Residence Life Staff—Academic Associate/Tudor ShopKo Stores, Point of Sale Supervisor and Cash Office Specialist RECOMMENDATIONS A list of professional references is available upon request. Letters of recommendation are also available upon request. LITERARUTE RESUME A list of musical works performed and conducted is available upon request.

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