Instructional Practice, Resume


University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S. in Secondary English Education (Anticipated December 2017)
B.A. Global Studies (Anticipated December 2017)
Minors: Asian Studies and Japanese
GPA: 3.861

Study Abroad:
Kansai Gaidai University
Hirakata, Osaka Japan
Asian Studies Program August 2014- June 2015

Endorsement: English and Provisionary English Language Learner
Practicum Experience:

Praticum, Lincoln North Star High School, Jessica Meyer
Lincoln, NE USA 01/2017-05/2017 

Practicum, Lincoln East High School, Ken Flowerday
Lincoln, NE USA 09/2016-12/2016

  • Assists instructor with planning
  • Plans lessons for student learning
  • Helps manage classroom of 31 students
  • Participated in class discussion to scaffold student learning

Practicum, Park Middle School, Katie Loughrist
Lincoln, NE USA 02/2016-05/2016

  • Taught vocabulary terms to a class of 5
  • Assisted students one-on-one with speech writing
  • Explained essay structure and organization to students
  • Helped chaperone a trip to UNL

Practicum, Park Middle School, Vicki Sommerich
Lincoln, NE USA 09/2013-12/2013

  • Taught vocabulary and literary devices in an English as a Learned Language class of 25
  • Assisted individual students with concepts in English they didn’t understand
  • Aided the instructor in answering student’s questions about the American school system and culture.

Other Student-Related Experience:

Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research (UCARE) 2016-2017
Research Focus: The Effects of School Policy on Student Motivation

  • Researches the effects of educational policy on student motivation
  • Interviews teachers about policy and motivation
  • Code interviews to data to measure results
  • Presents research to peers and others in the community


Intercultural Aide Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Housing
Lincoln, NE USA August 2015-Present

  • Guides international students to help them acclimate to the United States
  • Designs programs for students to get involved on campus
  • Mediates intercultural communications
  • Negotiates with other international students and student organizations


Kansai Gaidai University Writing Center
Hirakata, Osaka Japan August 2014-2015

  • Instructed Japanese students how to write essays
  • Mentored Japanese students on their resume writing and facilitated practice interviews
  • Explained grammatical concepts in English and Japanese as needed
  • Counseled students through study abroad preparation

Kawasaki Reading Room Student Aide, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE USA December 2012- May 2013

  • Guided patrons with their research by providing relevant materials
  • Organized the library and the bookshelves
  • Helped gather materials for events
  • Tutored patrons who were seeking help with the Japanese language

Japanese Tutor, Private Individuals

Lincoln, NE USA September 2012-May 2013

  • Explained Japanese language and culture
  • Helped students with homework
  • Aided those who would like to further their knowledge of Japanese
  • Answered questions about concepts students did not understand

Activities and Honors:

Global Friends of Japan: Member 2012-Present; Treasurer 2013-2014; President 2015-2016; Vice-President 2016-2017
Kansai Gaidai University Entrance Ceremony Speaker April 2nd, 2015

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dean’s List: Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2016

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Ruth Leverton Scholarship

Volunteer Experience:

Volunteer Usher, Lied Center, Lincoln, NE, August 2012-May 2014