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HAYLEY THOMAS

45 Palatine #230 • Irvine, CA 92612 • 310-431-8831 • hayleythomas@iusd.org

EDUCATION
Chapman University | Orange, CA
Masters in Teaching (Elementary Education) 2016 - 2018
B.S. in Biological Sciences, Minor in Business Administration 2011 - 2015

CERTIFICATIONS
California Preliminary Teaching Credential
Multiple Subject and Single Subject: Biology and Chemistry

EXPERIENCE
Substitute Teacher | Irvine Unified School District: Irvine, CA 2017 - Present
• Followed lesson plans to ensure classroom continuity in grade levels K-6
• Implemented classroom management techniques using PBIS
Long Term Substitute | Science Specialist, Greentree & Stonegate Apr. 2019 -Present
• Facilitated inquiry-based learning for 4th-6th grades using NGSS aligned curriculum
• Collaborated with science specialist team to ensure uniformity amongst school sites
• Maintained student records including graded assessments and assignments
Long Term Substitute | Kindergarten, Greentree Aug. - Dec. 2018
• Taught engaging lessons in core subject areas catering to varying student needs
• Provided positive learning environment for diverse student group
• Supported Kindergarten team and school staff with grade level responsibilities and tasks

Student Teacher | 1st Grade, Vista Verde Elementary: Irvine, CA 2017 - 2018
• Established a positive classroom management approach
• Designed lessons in core content areas as well as technology
• Created, organized, and taught small and whole group lessons
• Active participant in schoolwide and grade level events

Assistant Science Teacher | Rolling Hills Country Day School: Palos Verdes, CA 2016 - 2017
• Assistant taught/long term subbed for K-5 in hands-on science lab
• Helped design and implement custom curriculum for each grade level
• Reviewed math concepts with students in need of extra support as pull out aide

Science instructor | Experium Science Academy: Torrance, CA 2014 - 2017


• Instructed after school science courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering for grades K-12
• Taught Advanced Research Design and Techniques course in Biostatistics and Ecology to high school
independent researchers

AWARDS & HONORS


Chapman College of Educational Studies Dean’s Scholarship 2017

AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE
PBIS, Educational Technology, Balanced Literacy, CGI, SDAIE Techniques, Multiple Strategies, Microsoft
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