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DAN KIRST

dankirst@verizon.net

http://kathamada.tripod.com/

972-496-0156

 

OBJECTIVE:

 

Seeking primary, secondary or middle school teaching position. Self-directed, enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to student development and the learning experience.

 

EDUCATION:

 

Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences, Major: Paralegal - El Centro, Dallas. May 1987

 

Bachelor of Arts, Major: History University of Texas at Arlington May 1978

 

Secondary Education Certification (PACT) Letourneau University Dallas April 2004

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS:

 

History 8 - 12 April 24, 2005

Social Studies 8 - 12 July 9, 2005

Social Studies 4 - 8 October 1, 2005

Generalist 4 - 8 Dec.10, 2005

Special Education EC - 12 April 8, 2006

EC - 4 Generalist July 15, 2006

English as a Second Language Generalist (Grades 4-8) August 5, 2006

English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies Dec. 25, 2008

English Language Arts & Reading Dec. 25, 2008

Technology Applications EC 12 Jan. 31, 2009

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

Special Education Teacher (Interventionist) at A+ Academy August 7, 2007 to June 4, 2008

  • Helped students with special needs in social studies 6th grade 12th
  • Modified lesson plans and tests
  • Tutoring

 

Special Education Teacher at Education Center International Academy, ECIA ISD

  • Taught Math, English, Social Studies and Science to all grade levels.
  • Attended ARD meetings, prepared forms and met with parents
  • Attended Region X conferences

 

Extracurricular Activities

 

Chess Club, Tennis, Electronics, Soccer, and Computer Club