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Todd Wilson
My Resume

Todd Wilson

2513 Still Meadows
Blue Springs, MO 64015

t-wilson@cornell-iowa.edu

Objective:

To find a fulfilling career in a school district that makes the best use of my skills.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts. Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA June 2001
Majors: Secondary Education, Physical Education
Endorsements: Secondary Physical Education and Coaching


RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Student Teacher - P.E. Kennedy High School, Cedar Rapids, IA Sept - Nov 2000
Designed speedball unit focusing on cardiovascular health and body coordination
Designed tennis unit concentrating on hand-eye coordination and understanding the sport
Designed basketball unit focusing on cardiovascular health and teamwork
Planned lessons, wrote and graded tests, led warm-up exercises in all classes
Designed and researched activities and exercises for recreational swimming classes
Taught and examined water rescue techniques to recreational swimming classes
Observed, interacted, and taught health wellness classes

Volunteer Varsity and Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Coach. Kennedy High School, Cedar Rapids, IA Nov 2000 - Mar 2001
Conducted drills to improve athlete's fundamentals
Distributed timely feedback regarding all aspects of sport
Motivated athletes to do their best
Analyzed play and aided in game time decisions

Internship- Counseling. Raytown South High School and Middle School, Raytown, MO Dec 2000
Observed counselors and their interactions with students
Gave timely feedback to students with various concerns
Observed parent-counselor conferences

Internship - Outdoor Education. George Williams College, Williams Bay, WI Feb 1999
Implemented units on outdoor activities such as precipitation and orienteering
Worked with wide variety of students from very different backgrounds

Camp Counselor - Camp Adventure. Bamberg, Germany June - Aug 1999
Planned and designed daily activities ranging from arts and crafts to athletics
Supervised field trips to Berlin, Salzburg, and other parts of Europe
Served as father figure to children whose father was not on the base

Admissions Tour Guide. Cornell College Mount Vernon, IA Sept 1999- May 2001
Interacted with prospective students and their families
Taught new tour guides the essentials of an excellent tour
Served as a tour guide manager for 2 years

Lunch Buddies. Washington Elementary School, Mount Vernon, IA Sept 1998- May 2000
Interacted with children during lunch and recess
Served as a positive role model to many young children

ARC of East Central Iowa. Cedar Rapids, IA Oct 1998 - May 2000
Interacted with young "special needs" children as well as "non-special needs" children
Facilitated the development of communication skills
Worked on improving fine and gross motor skills
Aided in improving basic living skills

Lifeguard. Public Swimming Pool, Appleton, MN Summers of 1995-97
Maintained positive, safe, and controlled environment
Taught basic swimming techniques to beginning swimmers


COLLEGE ACTIVITIES

Varsity Golf Team 1999-2001
Intramurals 1997-2001
Leadership Program 1998-99
Varsity Tennis Team 1998
Varsity Basketball Team 1997-98


REFERENCES

Teacher Placement Office
Cornell College
600 1st Street West
Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314-1098
(319) 895-4358
319-895-4473 FAX
dharrington@cornell-iowa.edu