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Michelle Evans

Social Studies Teacher, Coach, And Social Studies Department Chair
Houston
Summary

Enthusiastic Social Studies Teacher dedicated to inspiring students to understand and appreciate rights, privileges and civic duties. Cultivates understanding of geographical, historical, cultural, and political factors that influence world regions. Motivates students to develop sound opinions based on research of facts regarding national and global politics and economics. Professional Educator focused on maximizing student educational potential by applying diverse instructional strategies and classroom management techniques. Skillful in delivering lectures, facilitating discussions and planning hands-on activities to enhance learning. Expert in PBL teaching approaches.

Energetic Softball Coach versed in training and development strategies to transform athlete performance. Well-developed communication and problem-solving abilities with eye for detail and highly creative style. Applies cutting-edge coach and development strategies to cultivate winning athletes.

Perceptive educator with solid record of accomplishment in attaining and surpassing targets during 5-year career. Stay on top of trends in education to maintain modern, efficient systems meeting needs of diverse students. Solid relationship-builder with decisive approach to solving operational problems.

Overview
5
5

Years of professional educational experience

36
36
years of post-secondary education
Work History

Teacher (6th, 7th & 8th) Social Studies

Texas City ISD
2016-08 - Current
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Designed dynamic lesson plans based on student interests to increase average student's grades.
  • Collaborated with parents of SPED, 504, and ELL students to increase comprehensive and long-term success.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that addressed general students as well as those with individualized 504 plans as part of integrated classroom.
  • Encouraged everyone to cultivate strong work ethic by demonstrating diligence, patience and respect for others.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.

Assistant Varsity Softball Coach

Texas City ISD
2019-08 - Current
  • Promoted proper stretching, warmups and conditioning exercises to prevent sports injuries.
  • Developed game plans and adjusted to meet various game situations.
  • Evaluated tapes of competition matches to assess strategies and plan counter approaches.
  • Introduced games and drills, which helped students to better develop skill levels.
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength through diverse training methods.
  • Encouraged everyone to cultivate strong work ethic by demonstrating diligence, patience and respect for others.
  • Increased player strength, agility and game skills through successful practices.
  • Established clear benchmarks for performance and monitored individual and team progress.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Successfully maintain clean, valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.

Social Studies Department Chair

Texas City ISD
2017-08 - Current
  • Kept institution financially sound by tracking expenses and maintaining detailed records.
  • Devised strategies to reduce expenses, modernize operations and revamp procedures to improve institution operations.
  • Conferred with educators to identify current classroom concerns and diversify instructional strategies.
  • Boosted effectiveness of department personnel by conferring with administrators to rebalance classes, increase resource utilization and integrate new technology.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources and presented results.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Collaborated with Administrative team to achieve departmental goals of growth on STAAR test.
  • Strengthened department operations by aligning processes to capitalize on new educational trends.
  • Boosted effectiveness of department personnel by conferring with administrators to rebalance classes, increase resource utilization and integrate new technology.

Student Teacher

Clear Creek Independent School District
2005-03 - Current
  • Instructed through lectures, discussions and demonstrations in 6th Grade World Culture.
  • Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
  • Attended professional development workshops centered on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Facilitated activities that developed studentsʹ physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding with others.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Used positive reinforcement to redirect poor behavior.
  • Worked with an average of 30 students per class.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.

Substitute Teacher

Pasadena ISD
2016-01 - 2016-04
  • Long‐Term Assignment Intermediate Science (4 Months) Primarily in Alternative Learning School environment Secondary Education, various subjects.
  • Followed lesson plans as directed by teacher Maintained the classroom environment conducive to effective learning.

Global Project Sales III

McJunkin RedMan Corporation
2005-01 - 2015-01
  • Researched project specifications and instructed end users, construction/engineering firms on choosing best product, price and delivery recommendations.
  • Maintained confidential proprietary information and helped to develop best practice initiatives.
  • Taught newly hired sales personnel procedures, and implementation practices of MRC and regularly used vendors.
  • Trained newly hired sales assistants proper procedures and protocols on working with sales personnel, internal/external customers and primary vendors.
  • Taught newly hired sales assistants material knowledge, computer software usage, and file management procedures.
Education

Coursework in Early Childhood Development 4‐8 Generalist 7‐12 Social Studies Composite

- 2017-01

Doctor of Education Educational Leadership

Lamar University
2019-06 - Current

Master of Arts Sociology

University Of Houston - Clear Lake
2015-06 - 2018-12

Bachelor of Science Behavioral Science

University Of Houston - Clear Lake
1997-09 - 2014-08

Associate of Arts Social Studies, History, Government, Geography, Psychology

San Jacinto College District
1990-06 - 2004-08
Skills

Student-centered learning

Student engagement

Inquiry-based learning

Secondary education

Curriculum Development

Differentiated instruction

Classroom management

Classroom presentations

Academic research

Class instruction

Online learning tools

Supervision

Teambuilding

Organization and Time management

Collaboration

Conflict resolution

Leadership

Training & Development

Work Availability
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Accomplishments
  • Increase 8th grade Social Studies STAAR Scores by 47% over previous years scores.
  • Several of the students that I have my personal goal to help increase success with academic issues, self‐esteem issues, and interpersonal communication issues with have made tremendous improvements.
  • Additional Work Experiences Accomplishments.
Quote
The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.
Steve Jobs
Timeline

Assistant Varsity Softball Coach

Texas City ISD
2019-08 - Current

Doctor of Education Educational Leadership

Lamar University
2019-06 - Current

Social Studies Department Chair

Texas City ISD
2017-08 - Current

Teacher (6th, 7th & 8th) Social Studies

Texas City ISD
2016-08 - Current

Substitute Teacher

Pasadena ISD
2016-01 - 2016-04

Master of Arts Sociology

University Of Houston - Clear Lake
2015-06 - 2018-12

Student Teacher

Clear Creek Independent School District
2005-03 - Current

Global Project Sales III

McJunkin RedMan Corporation
2005-01 - 2015-01

Bachelor of Science Behavioral Science

University Of Houston - Clear Lake
1997-09 - 2014-08

Associate of Arts Social Studies, History, Government, Geography, Psychology

San Jacinto College District
1990-06 - 2004-08

Coursework in Early Childhood Development 4‐8 Generalist 7‐12 Social Studies Composite

- 2017-01