Donna Clegg

Freelance Article Writer & Book Writer

Location:United States
2 Skills
Donna M. Clegg
218 Main Street
Plaistow, NH 03865
(603) 819-6007(cell)


9/2010 to Present Timberlane & Methuen Schools, Private Tutor
Substitute Teacher, Pre-K to 12
-Day to day substitute all grades and special needs in both school districts.
-Tutor Students of varied ages, primarily with English, Reading, Writing, have worked with all subjects.

8/2009 to 8/2010 Saint Mary of the Assumption
Grade 5-8 English Grade 5/6 Religion, Lawrence MA
-Taught English, Grammar and Writing to grades 5-8.
-Taught Reading to Grade 5 with the Scott Foresman Reading Series as well as short stories, novels and poetry.
-Taught students to write Personal Narrative, Poetry, Myths/Fables, Research and Letters.
-Taught Religion to Grades 5 and 6.

11/2008 to 6/2009 Methuen School District, Pentucket District
Substitute Teacher, Methuen and Merrimac MA
-Day to day substitute for all grades K-12.
-Long-term assignment 8th grade English class, worked on poetry.
-Long-term assignment grade 7 / 8 S.E.I class teaching English, Math and ESL.

8/2007 to 6/2008, Saint Patrick School
Grade 7/8 Language Arts Teacher, 5-8 , Jaffrey, NH
-7th and 8th grade Language Arts, worked on Grammar, Writing and Reading.
-Writing assignments included: Personal Narrative, How to Articles, Business Letters, Creative, -Compare and Contrast, Persuasive and Research papers.
-Reading and Literature with the Glencoe Literature series, 3 novels throughout the year.
-Planned lessons for 6 different classes per day.
-Directed Christmas and Spring school plays with the music director.
-Taught-5/6 and 7/8 Religion.

10/2005 to 6/2007, Mascenic School District
Title I Teacher for Grades 5/7/8, New Ipswich, NH
-Worked with 5th, 7th and 8th grade students strengthening skills such as vocabulary, phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, fluency as well as re-teaching and reviewing math concepts and enhancing basic skills.

9/2001 to 6/2005, Pentucket Regional School District
Educational Support Personnel Merrimac, MA
-Worked with grade 3 students assisting them with lessons and skills.
-Worked with a 6th grade special needs student developing and planning materials to coincide with classroom learning.
-Assisted in 5th grade language arts class working in small groups on reading and writing lessons.

8/1999 to 6/2005 Newburyport Daily News/ Lawrence Eagle Tribune
News Correspondent ` Newburyport, Massachusetts
-Reported on various local government meetings and board meetings.
-Wrote feature articles.
-Organized and adhered to strict deadlines.
-Gathered information by speaking with various town officials and government agencies.

9/1995 to 3/1997 J.D. Williams
Customer Service Department, Manchester, England
-customer service, assisted customer on phone with mail orders.
-Investigated problems and sought out information as requested.
-Assisted customers with payment plans if they were having financial difficulties.
-Wrote reports and memos.

11/1993 to 9/1994 ABC Recruitmen
Assistant RecruitmentAdvisor Manchester, England
-Front office, answered phones, made appointments.
-Assisted clients with paperwork, set up appointments for clients with prospective employers.

6/1985 to 6/1990 Northeastern University
Assistant, Boston, Massachusetts
-Worked for various offices within the University.
-Supervised and scheduled dormitory proctors with Residence Facilities department.
-Calculated and submitted weekly payroll for over 150 part-time Dormitory Proctor employees.
-Dormitory Maintenance, made weekly tours of assigned buildings and reported maintenance problems, weekly meetings with the Directors of residence halls and maintenance crews, followed up on maintenance issues.
-Registrar's office: course registrations, track course attendance sheets, and any administrative duties.

Northeastern University June 1990
Bachelor of Science, Liberal Arts/Theatre

-Massachusetts Educators License, English Grades 5-8
-Statement of Eligibility-Alt 5, State of NH, English Education Grades 5-12

-Spent several years traveling and working as a tutor for children, I have lived in Germany, England as well as several states throughout the US.
-I teach after school religion classes for grades 1 and 2.
-Tutor students of varied grade levels in all subjects.
- Assistant coach for Pop Warner Cheerleading, A Team (13-15 year olds).

Foreign Languages
French - German
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Book Writing