Bethany Marie's Resume


University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI

Fall Semester 08 GPA, 3.794 Cumulative GPA, 3.377

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI

Bachelor’s Degree, Expected Graduation May 2011

Major: Art Education

Minor: Photography

Licensure: Art Education, Early Childhood through Adolescence

Academic Honors Student every semester, Spring 2009-present

Teaching/Professional Experience

Professional Development School Field Experience (Jan. 2010 - May 2010)

            Onalaska Middle School Professional Development School, Onalaska, WI

·       Plan and participate in art lessons and projects

·       Assist students with projects

·      Build relationships with students and staff members

Professional Development School Field Experience (Sept. 2009-Dec. 2009)

            Logan High School Professional Development School, La Crosse, WI

·       Plan and participate in art lessons and projects

·       Assist students with projects

·      Build relationships with students and staff members

Miss Sparta Scholarship Pageant Co-Director (February 2010-present)

            Sparta Butterfest, Sparta, WI

·       Organize the annual Miss Sparta Pageant and run Miss Sparta Pageant Meetings

·       Oversee numerous subcommittees and assist with them whenever possible

·      Choreograph dances and assist all contestants while encouraging positive attitudes

Dance Team Coach/Choreographer (May 2009-March 2010)

·      Plan dance activities and performances

·      Choreograph and teach pom, jazz, hiphop and lyrical routines

·      Encourage student participation and dedication

·      Lead practices

·      Mix music and ensure appropriateness for a high school audience

Community Adviser (August 2008-December 2008)

            University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Residence Life, Green Bay, WI

·       Advise a community of 7 Resident Assistants

·       Build community among staff and with students

·       Adviser to the Phase 1 Community Council, made up of first year students

·       Provide assistance, guidance, and constructive feedback to Resident Assistants

·       Communicate as a liaison between Resident Assistants and Professional Staff

·       Organize and run biweekly meetings for the Phase 1 Resident Assistants

·       All other Resident Assistant duties listed below

   Resident Assistant (August 2007-May 2008)

             University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Residence Life, Green Bay, WI

·       Ensure resident safety and satisfaction

·       Create community within building and with other buildings on campus

·       Promote leadership and involvement on campus

·       Serve as a liaison to committees on campus

·       Plan programs to promote academics, community and personal development

·       Assist residents with personal and academic needs

·       Communicate needs of the students to Residence Life and vice versa

Related Experience

Miss Sparta 2006 (June 2006-June 2007)

            Miss Sparta Scholarship Pageant, Sparta, WI

·       Represent our community at local events and serve as a role model

·       Work with members of the committee, and younger representatives

·       Speak at a statewide middle school conference

·       Speak at local events

Student Council President and School Board Representative (May 2004-June 2006)

Student Council, Sparta, WI

·       Prepare and facilitate meeting agendas

·       Organize Regional Fall Conference

·       Emcee assemblies

·       Representative of students to the Sparta Area School Board

Editor (September 2005-June 2006)

            Spartan Yearbook, Sparta, WI

·       Oversee students and offer feedback

·       Assign pages and Ensure deadlines

·       Design layouts, write articles, and photograph events

Activities and Awards

·       Received an Undergraduate Research Grant for Glass Blown Photography, UW-La Crosse (2010)

·       Featured as an artist in UWL’s competitive Student Juried Art Exhibition, UW-La Crosse (2010)

·       Member of Kappa Delta Pi, An International Honor Society for Educators, UW-La Crosse (2009-present)

·       Volunteer with the Miss Sparta Scholarship Pageant and Sparta Butterfest, (1995-present)

·       Recognized by UW-Green Bay Student Life, receiving a Leadership Award and placement in Who’s Who Among University Leaders (Fall 2008)

·       Member, Healthy Relationships Task Force, Green Bay, WI (2007-2008)

·       Volunteer, Darkroom Assistant, UW-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI (Spring 2008)

·       President’s Volunteer Service Award Recipient, Sparta, WI (2006)

·       President, Region VI Wisconsin Association of School Councils, (2005-2006)

·       Volunteer, Boys and Girls Club of Sparta House of Shadows, Sparta, WI (1999-2006)

·       Member of the Sparta High School Dance Team, Renaissance Club, Forensics, Student Council, Future Business Leaders of America, and Track Team (Sparta High School. 2002-2006)

Skills and Additional Training

·      Creative and knowledgeable with Graphic Design and advertising

·      Knowledgeable with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, along with the Adobe Creative Suite

·      Some experience with Professional Learning Communities, Curriculum Development, and Grant Writing

·     Leadership training through the Wisconsin Association of School Councils Leadership Camps and Conferences, as well as UW-Green Bay’s Residence Life and Max U Day program.