Colleen F McCoy

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

Location:West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Colleen F. McCoy
11475 Porterville Road
East Aurora, New York 14052
Cellular: (716) 514-6595

New York State Permanent Certification, Secondary English Education
Certificate # 123646768, Control # 174977021
New York State Permanent Certification, Secondary Social Studies Education
Certificate #123646768, Control # 434874031
2006: UB SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Master’s degree Interdisciplinary Studies, English and History
2002: UB SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Teacher Education Institute Certification
2002: Research Inquiry Project: Bringing Literature to Life Using Music in an Inner
City Classroom
2001: UB SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Bachelor of Arts: Honor’s English, Minor: History, Summa ***
1999: Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York
Associate’s Degree, High Distinction
8/05 – present: Iroquois High School, Elma, New York: AP European History 10th
grade, US History and Government 11th grade, Dennis Kenney,
7/05 – 8/05: Iroquois High School, Elma, New York: Summer School Teacher,
11th and 12th grades English, Social Studies 9th grade, Patrick
O’Brien Principal
9/04 – 6/05: Iroquois High School, Elma, New York: Global Studies 9th grade,
Government/Law 12th grade, English, Language Arts AIS 7-8th
grades, Language Arts, Social Studies AIS grades 9-12, Robert
Coniglio Principal
7/04 – 8/04: Iroquois High School, Elma, New York: Summer School Teacher, 9th
and 12th grade English, Patrick O’Brien Principal
2/04 – 6/06: Iroquois High School, Elma, New York: Academic Intervention Teacher: English and Social Studies, Robert Coniglio Principal
• Worked with high school Social Studies and English teachers and AIS students in grades 9-12 in preparation for June NYS English Regent’s exam and NYS 10th and 11th grade Social Studies exams
11/03-1/04: Mount Mercy Academy, Buffalo, New York: Long term substitute, 11th grade Regent’s English, A/P English and Journalism, Paulette Gaskey Principal
9/03 – 10/03: Iroquois High School, Elma, New York: Long term substitute 10th and 12 grade English, Bob Coniglio Principal
10/02 – 06/03: Buffalo Public School #80, Highgate Heights, Buffalo, New York: 7th grade English, William Keresztes Principal

Summer 2003: University at Buffalo, Teacher Education Institute: Graduate Assistant, Supervisor for Reading First Program
2002 – 2003: Teacher Education Institute: Graduate Assistant for Barbara Blood, Associate Director: Research, Office organization and assistance with special programs including student teacher placement and education program workshops

2005-present: Coach Cross Country, Girls Outdoor Track and Field
2008-present: Coach Varsity Co-ed Rifle
2007-2009: Mock Trial Team Supervisor

2/2005: SAT Preparation Classes for new SAT exam format
1/2005: Correcting team for NYS ELA Regent’s exam
12/2004: Review classes for US History Regent’s exam and Global History
Regent’s exam
Fall 2004: Home school 11th grade student in Regent’s US History, Biology and
English 11R – 4 months
2003: Tutor T.J. Edwards Learning Center, University at Buffalo
1998-2002: Substitute teacher Fricano Elementary School, Starpoint
1997-2001: Assistant to the Executive Director at Equi*Star Therapeutic Riding Stable, Newfane, New York
Fall 2000: Assistant Editor, ARI UB Campus Paper
1991-2004: Member Starpoint PTA
• Nominated to NYS Academic Team 2000 Niagara County Community College
• Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society
• Golden Key National Honor Society
Drama, Journalism, Running, Historical Research, Hunting
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