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Alla Chelukhova

110 Melrose St.

Providence, RI 02907

Telephone: (719) 534-3316

 E-mail: chelukhova@yahoo.com

Teaching Profile: https://brown.digication.com/alla_chelukhova_teaching/About_me//

 

EDUCATION  

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Brown University, Providence, RI                                                          2011-2012

• Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education, History/Social Studies

 

Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO                                               2001-2003

• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; GPA: 3.9

• Honors: Dean’s List 2002-2003, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu, and Pi Sigma Alpha Scholar

 

Moscow City Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia                         1996-2000   

• Transferred after completing four out of five years.  Major: English Linguistics

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Student Teacher, Lincoln School, Providence, RI                                    2011-2011

•As part of the MAT program, taught one semester of Contemporary World Issues to 10th-grade students

• Independently designed daily lesson plans, using Wiggins' and McTighe's backward design methodology

• Designed a comprehensive teaching portfolio, which features teaching practices, mentor's feedback, personal performance reflections, Brown University teaching standards overviews, and student work

• Collected data for and presented a teacher research project on the use of fairy-tales in deepening students' historical understanding

 

Teacher, Brown Summer High School, Providence, RI                        Summer 2011

• As part of the MAT program, co-taught with a team-mate a high-school enrichment summer course, titled

  Who Should Protect the Rights of the Powerless from the Powerful?

• Implemented mentor's daily feedback and gleaned theoretical knowledge into daily lesson plans

• Collected data for and authored a comprehensive literacy research, examining whole-class reading patterns and focusing on literacy skills of a particular student

 

History Teacher, The Colorado Springs School, Colorado Springs, CO  2007-2009

• Taught courses in Global Studies, Western Civilizations, History of Philosophy, and Ethics at the high-school level

• Independently researched and designed curricula for Global Studies and Ethics

• Directed International, Political, Philosophy, Diversity, and Independent Philosophy Reading Clubs

• Received the Mary Wicks Award, a student-nominated teacher-of-the-year award, 2007

• Co-directed a month-long Experience-Centered Seminar to Chicago, 2008

• Co-directed a month-long Experience-Centered Seminar to New Orleans, 2009

• Featured  in the spring 2009 edition of Independent School Magazine

 

Outside Applications Reviewer, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH       2006-2007

• Reviewed undergraduate applications to Dartmouth College and recommended candidates for

admission, rejection, or wait-listing

 

Administrative Assistant, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH                  2006-2007

• Performed various administrative duties, including assisting in managing the budget, maintaining daily calendars of Academic Skills Center staff, answering and directing phone calls, and presenting various Academic Skills Center programs to interested parties

• Assisted in organization and management of study groups and tutoring sessions

• Served as a liaison between students, faculty, parents, and Academic Skills Center staff

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

History Teacher, The Colorado Springs School, Colorado Springs, CO  2004-2006

• Taught courses in World History, Western Civilizations, Art History, Modern African Studies, History of Philosophy, and 20th-Century History at the high-school level

• Independently researched and designed curricula for Modern African Studies, History of Philosophy, and 20th-Century History

• Directed the International and Political Clubs, and co-directed the Model U.N. Club

• Received the Mary Wicks Award, a student-nominated teacher-of-the-year award, 2005

• Co-directed a month-long Experience-Centered Seminar to South Africa, 2005

• Co-directed a month-long Experience-Centered Archaeoastronomy Seminar, 2006

 

Political Science Department Assistant, Colorado College, CO           2002-2003

• Acted as personal assistant to the head of the department

• Procured materials for students and staff; edited, typeset, and printed documents

• Upon graduation, received a monetary award recognizing contribution to the department’s development

 

Teacher of English, Moscow School 524, Moscow, Russia                     1999-2000

• Independently designed, refined, and implemented curricula for 7th-grade students

• Provided regular after-class tutoring

• Supplemented classes with extra-curricular cultural materials gathered in the United States

 

Russian Teaching Associate, Williams College, Williamstown, MA         1998-1999

• Taught elementary, intermediate, and advanced Russian classes and provided after-hours tutoring

• Planned and carried out cross-cultural events as a member of the Williams College International Club

• Received recognition for contributions to the study of foreign cultures at Williams College

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

• Was invited to deliver a commencement address at The Colorado Springs School, 2006, 2010

• Authored, and received a distinction for, an 87-page senior thesis on political philosophy, 2003

• Represented Colorado College at a three-day national political science convocation at the  United States Air Force Academy, 2003

• Assisted in organization and gave a presentation at The Association of Core Texts and Courses conference held at Colorado College, 2002                    

 

LANGUAGES AND SKILLS


• Native Russian; fluent English; conversational French

• Proficient in Microsoft Office

• Experienced in using Power Point and Google Docs as teaching tools

 

 

 

A Word copy of my resume may be found here: Resume

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