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					                                Melissa G. Roach
                       424 Heritage Dr., Crowley, TX 76036
 (817) 386 – 4101 ● ● e-portfolio:

College Graduate – Master of Education Degree Holder
Highly Qualified Status – Science 4-8 content exam passed
Strong work ethic, resourceful, creative, excellent organization and communication
skills, passion for science, and enjoy working with children

A position as a Science Teacher at the Middle School (4-8) level. Special interests
include biology, Earth science, and environmental science. Experience with Full Option
Science System (FOSS), instructional design and development, and integrating
technology into the curriculum.

I-Teach Texas Alternative Certification Program, Denton, TX, Statement of
Eligibility dated July 23, 2009. Teaching courses completed in December 2009.
Observation and fieldwork conducted at Poynter Elementary in Crowley ISD.

Master of Education in Learning and Technology, Western Governors
University, Salt Lake City, UT, April 30, 2009

Areas of Concentration
      Technology Integration
      Instructional Design and Performance Improvement
      Research Fundamentals
      Measurement and Evaluation

Master’s Capstone: Web-delivered Science Instruction: An Evaluation

Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Science 5-9, Western Governors
University, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2006

Science and Math Concentration
Life Science, Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space Science, College Algebra, and
Probability and Statistics

Teaching Concentration
Foundations of Teaching, Effective Teaching Practices, Specific Teaching Practices,
Synthesis – Educational Theory

Probationary Certificate Eligible– Science 4-8, content exam score: 283
Relevant Experience
Field Experience/ Volunteer- Sixth grade science classes at Poynter Elementary, Ft.
Worth, TX - January- June 2010. Observed teaching and classroom management
strategies and classroom activities including lecture, discussion, cooperative group
work, lab activities, and technology use. Provided assistance to students during
experiments and projects and with use of classroom and technology lab computers.
Developed and delivered an Ecosystem laboratory activity with all sixth grade students.
Provided assistance to teacher and students throughout the “Egyptian Exploration” Web
Quest project.

Volunteer- Crowley Youth Association Football Team Mom, Crowley, TX
 August 2009 – November 2009. Assisted in coordination of activities involving
coaches, parents, and players.

Volunteer and Independent Researcher – Fourth grade math and science classes
at Verrado Elementary School, Buckeye, AZ – September 2007 – January 2008.
Assisted fourth grade teacher and students with math and science activities. Utilized
Full Option Science System (FOSS) laboratory materials. Conducted independent
qualitative research with science students/science teacher for Master’s degree program

Substitute Teacher – Crowley Independent School District, Crowley, TX – September
2004- February 2005.
Substituted for elementary school paraprofessionals and teachers. Experience gained in
working with students displaying a variety of ability levels and needs.

Work Experience
Administrative Assistant/ Web Developer – Travel Hut, Inc., Fort Worth, TX –
August 1999 – March 2001. (No longer in business)
Responsible for a variety of administrative and office duties, including answering office
phones, accounts receivable, and ordering supplies as needed. Developed and
maintained client database and business web site.

Funds Transfer Representative- Southwest Bank, Fort Worth, TX – June 1994 –
July 1998.
Responsible for processing incoming and outgoing domestic and foreign funds transfers
for bank customers and internal bank departments. Additional duties included
processing Automated Clearing House entries for various banking departments,
processing tax payments, and processing savings bond purchases.

Technology Experience
Microsoft Office Suite, MS Office Live Web Development Tools, MS Expression Web,
MS Windows Movie Maker, Inspiration, Hyperstudio 5, WebCT, Digital media devices,
science laboratory equipment.

Professional Affiliations
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

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