Resume for Andrew Levin

Andrew Howard Levin

Kenosha, WI | ahlevin@gmail.com | www.linkedin.com/in/alevin1

SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER

Motivating Educator with hands-on experience creating meaningful and engaging learning environments for high school students. Proven understanding of the depth and diversity of children’s needs in educational settings. Community-oriented professional with passion for driving excellence and partnering with school administrators, parents, and other teachers to ensure every student is able to succeed. Key skills include:

Depth of Content Knowledge  |  Rapport Building  |  Technology Integration  |  Extra Curricular Involvement

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Education – National Louis University, Chicago, Sep 2016

Master of Science in International Business – Georgetown University, Washington, DC May 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Studies – Northwestern University, Evanston, IL                                                                                                        Jun 2007

Professional Educator License – Illinois State Board of Education                                          Valid through Jun 2021

  • Endorsements: Secondary Education, History, Economics, Political Science, Geography, Math, French, and Learning Behavior Specialist I

Licensed Teacher, 5-12 – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction                          Valid through Jun 2022

  • Endorsement: Social Studies, Geography, Sociology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Social Studies, Special Education, & Math Teacher – Grayslake North High School, Grayslake, IL            Aug 2018 – Present

  • Teach 9-12 students classes on civics, economics, sociology, and math through careful planning and innovative instruction including project-based learning, games, guest speakers, and collaboration with other teachers.
  • Enables students with IEP/504s to successfully complete regular level courses in social studies and math by implementing accommodations and building rapport as an LBS1 co-teacher.
  • Create a Model United Nations Club and coach students through the research process and competition.
  • Survey student civic knowledge as an active member of the school’s Democracy School Network Committee.

Social Studies Teacher – Starbuck Middle School,Racine, WI                                                                         Aug 2017 – June 2018

  • Transition 6th grade students to the expectations of secondary education, while instructing them in the fundamentals of geography, world religions and cultures, and general social studies.
  • Engage students through interdisciplinary projects that combined social studies, English, and math concepts.
  • Coordinate 6th grade participation in and tabulate scores from the Geography Bee.

Social Science Instructor – Harper College,Palatine, IL                                                                                        Jan 2012 – Present

  • Teach classes and seminars on U.S. government and politics, comparative politics, and election studies.
  • Develop updated multimedia curriculum for non-western comparative politics.

Social Studies Teacher – Willowbrook High School,Villa Park, IL                                                                   Aug 2016 – May 2017

  • Instruct 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students in U.S. history, U.S. government, and economics.
  • Sponsor Interact Club and oversee student-led charity events to eradicate polio and donate books.

Additional experience as AP U.S. Government and Politics Reader for non-profit educational testing and assessment organization; graded ~3,000 essays. Multimedia Textbook Resource Creator for SAGE / CQ Press

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Vice President – Illinois Council for the Social Studies (ICSS)

  • Communicate latest trends in social studies pedagogy and laws to Chicago area educators.
  • Organize state-wide social studies conferences.

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