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14734 Patterson Drive

Shelby Twp., MI 48315


586-883-0321
Devindgermain.weebly.com
Dgermain1110@gmail.com

DEVIN D. GERMAIN: TEACHING THE WHOLE STUDENT


OBJECTIVE

CERTIFICATIONS

EXPERIENCE

To teach the whole student in the secondary environment. Students should


not just be acceptable to a university; they should be prepared to
successfully transition into the next stage of their lives and education
owning a vision of their possible selves. Devindgermain.weebly.com
State of Michigan Interim Teaching Certificate: English (BA) Social
Studies (RX) History (CC) Visual Arts Education (LQ) ESL (NS)
TRAVERSE CITY WEST SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
2015 - 2016
Teacher, 11th grade English and Civics
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Taught three sections of ELA 11 in the first year of SAT prep


Guided students through ELA 11 research projects
Lead two sections of civics
Facilitated community service projects
Organized students to attend local government meetings
Orchestrated mock court, election, and senate
Coordinated classroom economy simulations
Adapted to traveling teacher role through creative use of Google classroom
Mastered the digital tools available in the building and aided peers
Created digital scales using Google forms to track student progress
Facilitated PSAT
Assistant varsity ice hockey coach

UNIVERSITY YES ACADEMY


2014 2015
Student Teacher 10th grade English
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Prepared and taught full units based on common core standards


Aligned lesson plans based upon needs indicated by pre-assessment
Developed pre, post, and summative assessments and coded data of results

Henry Ford Academy


Winter 2014
Student Teacher/Observer 12th grade English
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Wrote and taught lessons for AP classes preparing for exam


Assisted lead English teacher
Developed and taught an interdisciplinary math and English lesson

Detroit Cristo Rey


Fall 2013
Student Teacher/Observer 11/12th grade art
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Assisted lead art teacher


Helped facilitate visual arts lessons
Aided students with questions
Participated in, facilitated and wrote a group research study

Beijing Royal School


Foreign English Teacher, summer 2014
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Taught five oral and written English classes a day


Developed an interdisciplinary photography curriculum
Prepared one homeroom a session for closing ceremony talent show
Prepared international students to attend college in the United States

Shady Trails Camp


Senior Counselor/ Program Director: Photography, summers 2005 -16
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Built and taught traditional and digital photography curriculum


Prepared students for parents day presentations
Designed promotional graphics, materials, and photographs
Supervised camper activities, sports, and field trips

Service Industry -Line Cook, Expo, Host, Bar Back, Winters 2005 14
Deneweths Greenhouses - Associate, Springs 2004 07

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, FLINT


Major: Urban Education Masters of Education 2015
Cumulative GPA: 3.7
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY
Major: English, Minor: History Bachelor of Arts 2013
Cumulative GPA: 3.2, GPA in Major: 3.7
DE LA SALLE COLLEGIATE
Graduated June 2005

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AWARDS /
ACTIVITIES

Awards: Mary K. Davis Writers Scholarship 2012, OU Ekphrasis Writing Competition,


winner 2010, 11, 13, and15 as alumni Gold Key in National Scholastics Photography
Competition 05, Silver Key 04
Activities: Published in undergraduate literary journal, Bear Rivers Writers Conference in
May of 2012, Winter break in Ireland program 2011, De La Salle Varsity Hockey

REFERENCES

Brian Guiney
Eleventh Grade ELA / Administrative Intern
Traverse City West Senior High
5376 N Long Lake Rd,
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231)-933-7500
guineybr@tcaps.net

David Noller
Technology Curriculum Coordinator / Eleventh Grade ELA
Traverse City West Senior High
5376 N Long Lake Rd,
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231)-409-0167
nollerda@tcaps.net

Mary Jo Finney
Associate Professor of Education
University of Michigan, Flint
430 French Hall
Flint, MI 48502
(810)-762-3260
mjfinney@umflint.edu

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Jack Moorlag
Camp Director
Shady Trails Camp
6880 North Shady Trails Road
Northport, MI 49670
(231) 386-9880
shadytrails@icloud.com

Brian Connery
Professor of English / Director of International Education
Oakland University
160E North Foundation Hall
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4401
(248)-370-2254
connery@oakland.edu

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