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					                        Brian J. Kurth
                         900 Moo 3 Bangna-Trad Road Km. 15
                        Bangplee, Samutprakarn 10540 Thailand
                               E-Mail Kurthb93@aol.com
                        Website www.briankurth.webnode.com
            Phone Number (066) 08-60460417 (Thailand), (920) 954-1381 (USA)

Education      Bachelor of Science in Education- Graduated Cum Laude in June
               of 2006
               University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
               Major- Broad Field Social Sciences
               Minor- History
               Certifications- Social Studies, History, Geography and Sociology
               Overall GPA- 3.5      Major GPA- 3.6        Minor GPA- 3.7

Licensure      Initial Educator- Early Adolescent to Adolescent
                701 Broad Field Social Studies
                715 Geography
                725 History
                745 Sociology

Teaching       American School of Bangkok- Bangkok, Thailand July 2009 to Present
               6th, 7th, 8th, 11th, and 12th Grades Social Studies Teacher (Variety of Topics)
               Head of the Middle School Department
                Coordinated the middle school department
                   - All Middle School activities
                   - Student and teacher issues (academic and disciplinary)
                Developed and delivered a school wide professional development on a multiple
                   intelligences approach to classroom learning
                High School basketball coach
                Advisor to the Middle School Student Council

               Colegio Interamericano- Guatemala City, Guatemala August 2007 to June 2009
               7th and 8th Grade World History Teacher
                Developed the Middle School and High School History/Social Studies
                    Curriculum
                Student body was completely diverse and all ELL learners
                Led several different after school sports and clubs
                Focused extensively on refining my classroom skills and multiple intelligences
                    learning (differentiation)

               Minneapolis Public Schools- Minneapolis, MN November 2006 to June 2007
                Short and Long Term Substitute Teacher
                Worked with highly diverse and low income student populations
                Worked at a variety of different schools in all grades and subjects
                Focused extensively on classroom management skills
                Introduced to and implemented a myriad of lesson plans
                 Appleton West High School- Appleton, WI. March 2006 to June 2006
                 Student Teacher of Civics and History
                  Taught four 9th grade Civics course and one 12th grade 1945- Present U.S.
                    History course
                  Designed and taught several full units
                  Supervised and provided tutoring help for at-risk students
                  Involved in developing course plans with a team of social studies teachers

                 Einstein Middle School- Appleton, WI January 2006 to March 2006
                 Student Teacher of 8th Grade American History
                  Designed and taught two major units and several mini units using a variety of
                    traditional and authentic assessment
                  Involved in pep club and supervised an after school second chance program
                  Attended IEP meetings and contributed information

                 Perry Tipler Middle School- Oshkosh, WI February 2005 to May 2005
                 Clinician 8th Grade Social Studies/American History
                  Delivered classroom instruction in partnership with a cooperating teacher
                  Designed and taught a unit with authentic assessment
                  Worked individually with academically at-risk students

                 Carl Traegar Middle School- Oshkosh, WI February 2004 to May 2005
                 After Hours Program Grades 6-8; Variety of Subjects
                  Tutored children with learning disabilities
                  Tutored culturally diverse and urban/lower income students

Related          Yellowstone National Park- Wyoming Glacier National Park-
Experiences      Montana Yosemite National Park- California
                  Worked with a very diverse population of people from all over the country and
                    the world

Co-curricular    Very willing to coach/advise/supervise; experienced in
                  Tennis – Soccer – Cross Country – Basketball – Baseball

Honors           University Deans List
                  Five times
                 Collegiate Student Athlete Awards
                  Conference
                  State
                 Graduated Cum Laude
                 Charles F. Kliefoth History Scholarship 2003

Life Interests   Marathon Runner
                 Collegiate Level Tennis Player
                 Accomplished Rock Climber and Mountaineer
                 City Appleton Junior Chess Champion of 1995

				
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