2003-2005 University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
? Masters of Education -- English
? ETS Award of Recognition
2000-2003 University of Minnesota—Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
? English Major
? Mass Communication Minor
? Early Admission to the Masters of Education/Initial Licensure Program
? Golden Key Honor Society
? Rho Lambda Honor Society
? Order of Omega Honor Society
2002 Northern Kentucky University – CCSA Highland Heights, KY
? Study Abroad in Ireland
1999-2000 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
? Presidential Scholarship
? Dean’s List
1997-1998 Anoka-Ramsey Community College Cambridge, MN
Post Secondary Education Option provided through Chisago Lakes HS
1996 - 1999 Chisago Lakes High School Lindstrom, MN
National Honor Society
August 2006- Present Chisago Lakes High School Lindstrom, MN
English Teacher – RtI English 9, RtI English 10, Grad Reading, British Literature, /Assistant Fall Play Director/Head Speech Coach/SADD Co-AdvisorFormer Assistant Alpine Ski Coach
¦I teach reading, writing, speaking, grammar and critical thinking skills to 9th, 10,11th and 12th grade students. RTI English 9 focuses on students who are still trying to grasp reading and writing skills in an academic setting. British Literature is a survey of England’s writers. Extracurricular activities that I work with are the Fall Musical, Speech Team, SADD and formerly the Alpine Ski Team.
August 2004-June 2006 Rush City High School Rush City, MN
English Teacher – 9th, 11th and 12th Grade English and College English through Anoka-Ramsey Community College
¦I taught reading, writing, speaking, grammar and critical thinking skills to 9th, 11th and 12th grade students. I lead my students in the 11th grade through American Literature from its conception to the present. I had written a 12th Grade English curriculum that focused on the usage of English in the world outside of the classroom as well as within. I followed the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Curriculum for Engl 1121 College Writing and Critical Reading while interspersing British Literature to my College English seniors.
Winter 2006 Rush City High School Rush City, MN
One Act Play Director/Head Speech Coach
¦I directed students in interpretation of dramatic literature for interpretation on stage and in front of small groups. I lead public speaking students through the writing process of informative, analytical and persuasive speeches and teach them proper public speaking skills.
Spring Trimester 2004 Rosemount High School Rosemount, MN
Student Teaching – 10th Grade Honors American Literature and Journalism
¦ I provided instruction in American Literature at the Honors level while focusing on preparation for the Minnesota Basic Standards Writing Exam. I also guided students in the Journalism course through writing a feature story, opinion piece, and review for the school newspaper.
2000 - Present Chisago Lakes High School Lindstrom, MN
Speech Team Judge
¦ I provided constructive criticism to high school age speakers to improve their writing, interpretation and delivery.
2002-Present Chisago Lakes High School Lindstrom, MN
Speech Team Assistant Coach
¦ I worked with high school age students to interpret dramatic pieces of literature for small groups. I lead public speaking students through the writing process of informative, analytical and persuasive speeches and teach them proper public speaking skills.
2002-2004 Americorps – Admission Possible St. Paul, MN
Part Time Coach
¦ I assisted low income high school students through the ACT preparation of the college admissions process during their Junior year, and led them through the college application and financial aid process during their Senior year.
Lesson Plan Published and Credited to Bridget Hoolihan in:
Beach, R., Appleman, D., Hynds, S., & Wilhelm, J. (2005). Teaching Literature to Adolescents, Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
McDougall Littell. (2007). The Language of Literature Minnesota Edition, Evanston, IL: Houghton Mifflin.