Sherrie Lea

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

Location:Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Sherrie Lea
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
(843) 325-5459

Professional Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Slippery Rock University; Slippery Rock, Pa

Certified in Gifted Education, Coastal Carolina University; Myrtle Beach, SC

Professional Experience
December 2009-Present
Freelance Writer; Various Clients

*Writing detailed product descriptions for commercial advertising
*Ghost writing personal stories
*Proofreading and editing articles

Professional Experience
August 2000-December 2009
Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher, Georgetown Middle School; Georgetown, SC

• Created and implemented a variety of lessons in correlation to state standards
• Consulted with parents concerning student progress regularly
• Collaborated as a team member with colleagues daily
• Completed a multitude of clerical tasks each day
• Conducted conferences with students on progress throughout the school year
• Analyzed assessment data in order to make essential decisions about individualized instruction
• Managed my time efficiently to meet all deadlines and expectations set forth by the administration
• Researched various management practices, motivational strategies, and engaging daily lessons
Professional Experience (Continued)

January – June 2000
Pre-K Teacher, Pate-Gardner Elementary School; Laurenburg, North Carolina

• Created and implemented a variety of lessons and activities
• Promoted parent involvement
• Used a variety of management techniques to assist with student behavior
• Encouraged cooperative learning in all lessons and activities

Fall 1999
Student Teacher- Kindergarten, Croton Elementary School; New Castle, Pa.

• Developed lessons and instructed in all subject areas
• Interacted closely with all staff and administration on a daily basis
• Observed veteran teachers to enhance teaching skills

Spring 1999
Student Teacher- Third Grade, Mohawk Elementary School; Bessemer, Pa.

• Researched and designed lessons that encouraged higher level thinking skills
• Used a variety of assessment activities to encourage student participation
• Team taught with another student teacher as part of a collaboration unit

Additional Credits:

• Highly Qualified statues in the area of Middle School Language Arts
• Certified to teach Gifted and Talented

Professional Development
Effective Reading and Writing Strategies, Georgetown County Schools; 2008-2009
Strategies that Engage the Brain, Georgetown County Schools; 2005-2006
Nature and Needs for the Gifted Learner, Coastal Carolina University; 2006
Curriculum and Instruction for the Gifted Learner, Coastal Carolina University; 2005
Servicing Learning Workshop, Georgetown County School District; 2004

* References available upon request
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