Rebecca A. Zeier
7826 Berkshire Drive
Hanover Park, Illinois 60133

To obtain a secondary teaching position in mathematics

Loyola University Chicago
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, May 2003
Sequence: Teacher Education
GPA 3.40, Major 3.24;  Minor 4.0

Educational Experience:
01/03 – 06/03:      Student Teacher, Lake Park High School, Roselle, Illinois
* Taught three sections of Algebra 1 and two sections of Algebra 2
* Assumed duties of both cooperating teachers
* Observed a variety of math classes
* Participated in extra curricular activities, specifically with the math team and in the theatre department

Clinical Experience:
10/00:     Hoffman Estates High School, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
* Observed/taught beginners Algebra, Geometry and Advanced Algebra
* Observed a Pre-Calculus Course

03/01:      Anne W. Fox Elementary School, Hanover Park, Illinois
* Observed 6th graders
* Taught the math lesson on fractions

03/01 – 04/01:      Lake View Elementary School, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
* Helped with after school math tutoring

02/02:      Schaumburg High School, Schaumburg, Illinois
* Observed/team taught several levels of geometry classes
* Observed low level Algebra course
* Assisted in review problems

03/02:      Jane Addams Jr. High School, Schaumburg, Illinois
* Observed several Algebra courses at the 7th and 8th grade level

09/02 - 11/02:    Senn High School, Chicago, Illinois
* Observed a Pre-Calculus class and two beginners Algebra classes
* Taught an Algebra lesson on writing and solving equations from word problems

Related Work Experience:
01/02 – 12/02:      Undergraduate Math Tutor, Loyola Math Department, Chicago, Illinois
Responsible for aiding students with homework problems and preparing for tests

06/99 - 08/02:      Homewood Suites Hotel Front Desk Supervisor, Schaumburg, Illinois
Worked for 2.5 years as a Front Desk Rep and was promoted to supervisor in Feb. 2002. Responsible for overseeing the front desk staff and training.

08/97 - Present:      Church of the Holy Spirit Confirmation Program, Schaumburg, Illinois
Responsible for preparing effective lesson plans, facilitating a class of teenagers for the sacrament of Confirmation, and attending team meetings.

08/96 – Present:      Church of the Holy Spirit Religious Education, Schaumburg, Illinois
Level Coordinator and Teacher: responsible for leading meetings with fellow teachers, preparing effective lesson plans, teaching a class of 2nd graders, and preparing students for the sacrament of 1st Eucharist.

01/96 – Present:      Certified CPR Instructor
Instruct and certify high school students, staffs of day care Centers and local Churches, and occasionally am a guest speaker for HEHS health course.

Technological Skills:
* Windows 95, 97, 98, 2000
* MS Work
* MS Excel
* MS Power Point
* TI 83, 84, 85, 86, 89, 83+ Silver Graphing Calculators
* Geometer’s Sketchpad
* Maple
* Web Authoring

Awards: Dean’s List, George J. Kane Award for Excellence in Catechesis

* NCTM Member
* Church of the Holy Spirit Softball – captain/coach, umpire, and play
* Church of the Holy Spirit Choir
* Theatre and Performing Arts

References: available upon request

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