Education Resume

Andrew Howard Levin

Schaumburg, IL 60194 • ahlevin(at)gmail.com

OBJECTIVE

Educator with 5 years experience seeks a secondary education position to meet your social studies, mathematics, and/or special educational needs. Excited to coach or sponsor clubs.

TEACHER PREPARATION AND LICENSURE

Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Education, National Louis University, Chicago, IL     Sept 2016

Licensure: Illinois Professional Educator License, Substitute License

Endorsements: Secondary Education in History, Economics, Political Science, Math, French & LBSI

 

TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE

Social Studies Teacher, Willowbrook High School, Villa Park, IL          August 2016-Present

  • Teach around 120 students in grades 10-12 in US History, US Government and Economics using lectures, interactive museum activities, primary source analyses, gamification, and guest speakers
  • Implement and periodically reevaluate eight 504 Plans for students with special needs
  • Sponsor Interact Club and oversee student-led charity events such as raising awareness of domestic violence by coordinating the construction and distribution of over 350 purple ribbons
  • Tutor around a dozen struggling students after school in Geometry

 

Student Teacher, Streamwood High School, Streamwood, IL                   February-May 2016

  • Taught over 140 students in AP US Government & Politics, US Civics, and Sociology through active learning, multimedia resources, appropriate assessments, and good classroom management
  • Coordinated a Local Government Day externship program for 92 seniors
  • Advised the Latinos Unidos Club on their annual dance which was attended by over 325 students

 

Social Science Instructor, Harper College, Palatine, IL                            January 2012-Present

  • Teach classes of US Government & Politics, Comparative Politics, and Election Studies
  • Developed and now teach a multimedia curriculum for Non-Western Comparative Politics
  • Encourage a diversity of opinions and student inclusion through differentiated education by providing students opportunities to debate, simulate governments, and research.
  • Surveyed students anonymously, post-course and found 100% of students felt included in the classes

AP US Government & Politics Reader, ETS, Salt Lake City, UT                                      June 2015

  • Learned how to properly grade AP written responses from master teachers
  • Graded approximately 3,000 AP US Government & Politics essays

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Master of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Rotary Cultural Ambassadorial Scholar, French Immersion Program and Translation, West Africa

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

ACTIVITIES

Region 1 Representative, Illinois Council for the Social Studies (ICSS)

  • Keep abreast of the latest in social studies pedagogy and laws

President, Northwestern Bands Alumni Association

  • Preside over the Board of fifteen officers and an active membership of over 400 alumni.

Eagle Scout

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If you have any questions, do not hesistate to contact me: ahlevin (at) gmail.com

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