CLIFTON ADAMS

CLIFTON ADAMS

Math Teacher at Oswego Schools USD 504

Location
Oswego, Kansas (Joplin, Missouri Area)
Industry
Education Management

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CLIFTON ADAMS's Overview

Past
  • High School Math Teacher at Oswego Schools USD 504
  • Substitute Teacher at Leavenworth Schools USD 453
  • 6th Grade Math Teacher at Atchison Schools USD 409
Education
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CLIFTON ADAMS's Summary

I feel my academic background and experience in the elementary and middle school setting, along with my degree in Psychology, will help make a strong contribution as a dedicated employee. In addition I have attended PDC in various subjects (Brain Based Learning, Integrated Thematic Instruction, and Differentiated Instruction). Served on the Crisis Team Committee, the Curriculum Planning Committee, Math Committee, School Planning Management Team, and an A.T.F. committee to help design the 2005 G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) workbook.

Specialties

I have also acquired many skills with the following technology that I have implemented into my classroom: I am trained in SASI/ClassXP, A+ Learning System, PLATO, IGPRO, CPS (Classroom Performance System), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint), Internet, E-mail, Renaissance Place, Academy of Reading, Academy of Math, Accelerated Math, and Accelerated Reading.
Also experience with Moodle and Blackboard.

CLIFTON ADAMS's Experience

High School Math Teacher

Oswego Schools USD 504

July 2012June 2013 (1 year) Oswego, KS

Substitute Teacher

Leavenworth Schools USD 453

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Education Management industry

August 2007May 2012 (4 years 10 months) Leavenworth, KS

Fulfilled both short- and long-term substitute assignments across all subject areas, effectively taught students of varied academic/age levels (grades K-12) and diverse cultural backgrounds. Instructed one semester of 6th grade Science, one semester at the PALS Program instructing suspended students with IEP’s, nine weeks as a high school Integrated Geometry teacher, six weeks as an elementary P.E. teacher, nine weeks co-teaching high school Botany, Earth Science and Integrated Geometry, and nine weeks teaching AP European History and American Government. All positions required creation of lesson plans and tests. For each assignment, I learned state standards for the appropriate levels and contacted parents.

6th Grade Math Teacher

Atchison Schools USD 409

July 2006May 2007 (11 months) Atchison, KS

Taught middle school math to approximately 60 students. Contacted parents on a weekly basis. Provided time management skills to students and teachers. Used a variety of computer programs. Attended and participated in training seminars. Sixth Grade Technology Facilitator.

4th and 5th Grade Teacher

Leavenworth Schools USD 453

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Education Management industry

August 2002June 2006 (3 years 11 months) Leavenworth, KS

4th and 5th Grade Teacher and Leavenworth Excel Diploma Completion Program Instructor.
Developed and implemented lesson plans that met requirements of the curriculum program according to guidelines established by board policies. Developed and implemented student-centered lessons in all subject areas for a diverse group of fourth and fifth grade special and regular education students. Adapted lessons to meet individual needs by reviewing students’ backgrounds and learning needs through IEPs and pre-assessments. Incorporated cross-curricular components into lessons and units. Attended workshops for teaching students of Title 1 schools. Attended Professional Development Committees taught Brain Based Learning, Integrated Thematic Instruction, and Differentiated Instruction. Served on the Crisis Team Committee, the Curriculum Planning Committee, Math Committee, School Planning Management Team, and an Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms committee to help design the 2005 G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) workbook, directed after school tutoring.

August 2001June 2002 (11 months) Grandview, MO

6th Grade Social Studies and Language Arts Teacher
Attended PDC in various subjects (Brain Based Learning, Integrated Thematic Instruction, and Differentiated Instruction).

Assistant District Manager/Sales Rep

Vector Marketing

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Consumer Goods industry

May 1997September 1998 (1 year 5 months)

Conducted interviews, training seminars, customer service
earned the Presidential Achievement Award.

CLIFTON ADAMS's Skills & Expertise

  1. Problem-Solving/Reasoning/Creativity
  2. Staff Training
  3. Teaching Experience
  4. PowerPoint
  5. Microsoft Word
  6. Microsoft Excel
  7. Curriculum Design
  8. Teaching
  9. Lesson Planning
  10. Classroom Management
  11. Curriculum Development
  12. Educational Leadership
  13. K-12
  14. Educational Technology
  15. Tutoring
  16. Elementary Education
  17. Literacy
  18. Special Education
  19. Smartboard
  20. Differentiated Instruction
  21. Instructional Technology
  22. Customer Service

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CLIFTON ADAMS's Education

Pittsburg State University

N/A, Educational Technology

20052007

Pittsburg State University

B.S., Psychology and Elementary Education

19942000

Activities and Societies: Student Psychology Association, Presidental Academics

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