Amanda Peterson

Freelance Article Writer & Book Writer

Location:Westminster, Colorado, United States
2 Skills
10686 Urban St. Westminster CO 80021

Objective: To obtain a job as a freelance writer

June 2008 – May 2011
University of Northern Colorado
MA in Reading
Aug 2004 – December 2008
Colorado State University Ft. Collins, CO
BA in English Education

Work Experience:
November 2012-April 2013 Online Tutoring Service
“Expert” in English Education and K-Post Grad Reading
• I answered online requests for homework help as well as submitted homework help and advice into the BrainMass library for purchase, one E-Book was also published on the topic of Reading Comprehension
June 2010-October 2012 Ombudsman Educational Services/Rebound Alternative School
Night School Teacher
• I teach and write individual learning plans for up to 15 at-risk teenagers who have been placed at our facility from the Aurora Public schools for various reasons (expulsion, drop out recovery, etc.)
August 2009-May 2010 Brush Middle School
Writing Teacher
• I worked with a core of four other teachers to deliver academic instruction to 116 seventh graders. I was responsible for all of the Colorado writing standards.
January 2009- June 2009 Lester Arnold High School
English Teacher
• I was the only English teacher in this small alternative high school. I taught all skill levels and age levels in English, writing, and reading classes.
August 2007- May 2008
Housing and Dining Services of Colorado State University
Resident Assistant
• Mentoring college students, mediating conflict, crisis response (physical and mental health), team building, working with a staff, programming events, enforcing policies, diversity training

Volunteer Experience:
August 2008- December 2008
Coal Ridge Middle School
7th and 8th Grade Honors English
? Co-taught and individually taught six honors classes
? Kept track of grades and parent communication
? Participated in all staff meetings and responsibilities
January 2008- May 2008
Thompson Valley High School
10th Grade Pre-AP English
? Assisted in daily warm-ups and occasional lessons
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Book Writing