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:

Classroom Management | Differentiated Instruction | Technology Integration

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, Math, French, and Learning Behavior Specialist I

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

  • Endorsement: Social Studies

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

  • Transition 6th grade students to the expectations of secondary education, while instructing them in the fundamentals of geography, world cultures and general social studies.
  • Engage students through interdisciplinary projects that combined social studies, English, and math concepts.
  • Lead department faculty meetings on pedagogy and upcoming events.
  • 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.
  • Establish culture of learning through instructional assessments, student-driven discussions, simulations, primary source analyses, gamification, and experiential learning.
  • Sponsor Interact Club and oversee student-led charity events to eradicate polio and donate books.

Student Teacher – Streamwood High School, Streamwood, IL             Feb 2016 – May 2016

  • Educated students in AP U.S. government and politics, civics, and sociology.
  • Advised Latinos Unidos Club on annual dance that attracted more than 325 student attendees.

Additional experience as AP U.S. Government and Politics Reader for non-profit educational testing and assessment organization; graded ~3,000 essays. Curated media resources and created assessments for SAGE/CQ Publishing government textbooks. 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Region I Representative – Illinois Council for the Social Studies (ICSS)

  • Communicated latest trends in social studies pedagogy and laws to Chicago area educators.

 

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