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					                            MEAGAN SMITH
  Box 80 Woods Harbour, Nova Scotia, B0W 2L0, (902) 723-2637 mesmith@hotmail.com
    Passionate about educating students focusing on Constructivism, differentiated
     and cooperative learning.
    Recognized for strong organization and coordination skills.
    Enjoy teaching cross curricular lessons and meeting needs of students.
    Able to benefit from mistakes by interpreting them as learning opportunities.
    Dedicated to creating, stimulating, and enriching learning environments that
     provide students with the ability to attain a solid education.

                                    EDUCATION

Intermediate 1 French Immersion Program
Sainte Anne Univeristy, Church Point, N.S., B0W 1G9

Bachelor of Education (Elementary)
Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S., B4P 2R6

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Major in Child and Youth Study, with distinction
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, N.S., B3M 2J6

Certifications: National Lifeguard Service Certificate and Water Safety Instructor
Certificate, Emergency First Aid & CPR Level C, Non-violent Crisis Intervention, Verbal
Ease Certificate, The Joint Child Care/Child Welfare Child Abuse Protocol Training,
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Ethical Behavior & Professional Practice,
and Liability and Insurance.

                             EMPLOYMENT RECORD

Resident Recreation Program Assistant                          June-August 2004-2005
Bayside Home Corporation, Barrington, Nova Scotia
    Enhanced leadership skills through planning daily/special events for residents
       who have special needs.
    Developed awareness of types of care required to assist people with special needs
       and encouraged residents to keep active.
    Managed behavior concerns between residents through mediation.

Special Events/ Out-door Recreation Coordinator                     May-August 2003
Barrington Municipal Recreation Department, Barrington, Nova Scotia
    Acquired organization skills through the coordination of outdoor activities
       (Seniors Tea, Marathon, Lobster Festival, Beach Bash, UFO Day, Flea Market,
       Fashion Show, coached t-ball and soccer programs).
    Invented creative events for the community to participate in.

Program Supervisor                                                  June-August 2001
Barrington Municipal Recreation Department, Barrington, Nova Scotia
    Involved in a teamwork setting supervising day camp for children aged 5-12, with
       four other supervisors.
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    Refined program planning abilities in organizing daily activities.

                                    VOLUNTEER

Child and Youth Society Executive (Student Representative)                    2005
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Acted as communication liaison between students and faculty by gathering
        and presenting concerns and issues to professors.
    Fundraised for UNICEF, Adsum House, Adopt-A-Family, Autism Gala and The
        Progress Centre for Early Intervention.

Special Olympics Mission Staff/ Soccer Coach                             2004-2005
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Coached Shelburne Storms soccer team, attended meetings, and assisted with
       daily care of participants.
    Assisted Winter Olympians to bowl, interact, and improve gross motor skills.

                                   REFERENCES

Raymond Green
Recreation Coordinator, Barrington Municipal Recreation Department
RR#1 Barrington Passage, N.S., B0W 1G0
Day: (902)|637-2508 Evening (902) 637-2508
ragreen@hotmail.com

Nancy O’Halloran
Early Interventionist, Bay Side Home
P.O. Box 88 Barrington, N.S., B0W 3J0
Day: (902) 637-2908 Evening: (902) 637-2585

Dawn Smith
Vice-Principal, Forest Ridge Academy
#58 Forest St., Barrington, N.S., B0W 1E0
Work: (902) 637-4000 Evening: (902) 723-2630
dsmith@tcrsb.ca




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