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Jordan Kramsky



707 E 46th St.

Austin, Tx. 78751



18840 Park Grove Ln.

Dallas, Tx. 75287




OBJECTIVE:      To be an integrated part of a community-based school that promotes students needs and facilitates learning.  2nd-5th grade bilingual preferred.


EDUCATION:      Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, in progress. Graduation: Dec. 2006

                           The University of Texas at Austin

                           Minor: Spanish


CERTIFICATE:   Texas Teacher Certification, in progress

                           Elementary Generalist, Grades PK-4 ESL

                           October 2006: Anticipated TExES exam date


EXPERIENCE:    Intern II, Spring 2006. 4th Grade

                           Zilker Elementary, Cooperating Teacher Mrs. Patricia Russelll.

                           Used centers for math, science, social studies, health, and writing to complement the child-based hands-on curriculum.  Implemented a positive discipline plan that promoted student responsibility, problem solving skills, and student accountability.


                           Intern I, Fall 2005. Kindergarten

                           Hart Elementary, Cooperating teacher Mrs. Emily Danford

                           Helped promote a positive learning environment for students while building letter, number, fine-motor, social, artistic, and linguistic skills. Grade: Kindergarten


                           Summer Camp Counselor, Summer 2005

                           Dittmar Recreation Center, Director Alex Bastida

                           Taught group childrenÕs self-defense classes twice weekly. Ages 4-12.


                           HOSTS Program, Fall – Spring 2005

                           Zavala Elementary School, Director Cheryl Gibson

                           Helped students develop reading skills by working on student letter-sound recognition, vowel recognition, fluency, rhyming abilities, and comprehension of text. Grades 1-3


                           Group/Private Instructor, 1996-2002

                           Martial Arts Center of Plano, Director Earl Portnoy

                           Taught private lessons and group classes to children and adults. Ran summer and winter programs and helped maintain school schedule. Assisted in seminars and demonstrations as well as remote teaching situations.



ACTIVITIES:      ¥   BESO – Bilingual Education Student Organization 2004-2006


SKILLS:             ¥   Extensive knowledge of computer and technological systems

                           ¥   Experience with musical instruments and knowledge of how to effectively integrate music into the classroom.


REFERENCES:   Available upon request