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Laurie L. Hagberg

 

STATEMENT

Professional Educator and Writing Instruction Specialist

 

 

EDUCATION

¨     Walden University

M.S. Degree: Education, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas: May, 2009

¨     Univ. of CA, Santa Barbara, CA
Single-Subject, Secondary Credential: English, May 1981
Supplemental: Economics/Business

¨     Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
B.A. Degree: English, May 1980
B.A. Degree: Economics/Business, May 1980

 

 

PROFESSIONAL

CERTIFICATES,

AFFILIATIONS,

DEVELOPMENT

¨     CLAD Exams Passed

¨     UCLA Writing Project Fellow/Teacher-Consultant

¨     San Joaquin Valley Writing Project Fellow

¨     National Council of Teachers of English member

¨     Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development member

¨     California Assoc. of Teachers of English member

¨     AVID Training

¨     Dr. Montano-Harmon Institutes I, II

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

MAC / Apple, MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, some Excel), Internet, World Wide Web, web site design, email, Google Apps, Netscape, Internet Explorer

 

 

PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCES /

RESPONSIBILITIES

Oaks Christian School,  Westlake Village, CA, 2002 - present
Academic Success Program Coordinator / Teacher of English
 

¨        Served as SSD Coordinator (Services for Students with Disabilities).

¨        Developed the Academic Success Program which provides academic support to individual students who struggle with organizational skills, time-management, and study skills. The program includes individual instruction, encouragement, and accountability over the period of a full semester to a year, depending on the individual student’s needs.

¨        Prepared and implemented individualized programs of instruction in the areas of organization, time-management, and study skills for each student enrolled in the Academic Success Program (ASP).

¨        Met with students individually twice each cycle, initially, and then once each cycle as students developed independent learning skills.

¨        Determined and coordinated additional needs of students such as peer tutoring, math labs, conferences with teachers.

¨        Partnered with students’ counselors and teachers to facilitate student success.

¨        Communicated each student’s weekly progress to parents.

¨        Maintained on-going progress reports for each student.

¨        Evaluated each student’s independent learner readiness at the end of each semester.

¨        Established personal relationships with each student in the program, and with parents, to the fullest extent possible.

¨        Provided additional resources to students and parents, via web site, email and mailings.

¨        Prepared and presented student study-skills workshops for the general student body.

¨        Prepared and presented parent workshops to help parents work with students at home.

¨        Facilitated student-led conferences at the end of each semester.

¨        Served as a Fellow/Teacher-Coach with the California Writing Project, UCLA

¨        Taught ninth-grade and tenth-grade English classes

¨        Designed and implemented curriculum, for use with ninth and tenth grade English classes.

¨        Maintained an educational resource site, ADHD/Special Needs/Learning Disabilities Resources for Parents and Teachers of Misunderstood Kids.

¨        Designed and maintained a student resource site, Mrs. H’s Lions’ Den.

¨        Provided Internet resources to approximately 100 faculty members, as needed and upon request.

¨        Published professional articles in the California Association of Teachers of English Journal, California English.

 

PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCES /

RESPONSIBILITIES

Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA  2000 - 2002

Teacher, McLane High School/Medical Education and Research

¨     Taught ninth-grade English classes, including GATE sections.

¨     Developed curriculum for new ninth-grade English course.

¨     Served as Site Case Manager for Project Access (division of Student Services working with homeless students and families in transition). Maintained records, mentored at-risk students, and procured needed supplies.

¨     Developed and maintained web site for students in the Medical Education and Research Program.

¨     Participated in UC Berkeley/California Writing Project study: “Improving Students’ Academic Writing”.

¨     Taught after-school enrichment English course for at-risk students.

PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCES /

RESPONSIBILITIES

Village Christian Schools, Sun Valley, CA 1983 – 2000

Teacher, Village Christian Middle School/High School

¨     Served as a Fellow/Teacher-Consultant with the California Writing Project, UCLA

¨     Served as a reader for the Skirball Essay Contest, with the California Writing Project, UCLA

¨     Presented in-service sessions to colleagues, demonstrating instructional strategies in the following: integrating composition, literature, and grammar; using peer writing response groups; and evaluating student writing.

¨     Served as a Fellow/Teacher-Consultant with the UCLA Writing Project, AP English for All Special Interest Group.

¨     Designed and implemented writing workshop curriculum, for use with tenth-grade Honors and heterogeneous English classes of 27+ students each.

¨     Designed and implemented writing workshop curriculum, for use with seventh-grade Honors, average ability, and remedial level English classes of 27+ students each.

¨     Developed curriculum and taught Creative Writing course, for seventh and eighth grade students.

¨     Established the Village Writers Group. Edited the Village Writers Group print publication, “Dreams,” and maintained the Village Writers Group web page.

¨     Served as a Fellow/Teacher-Consultant with the UCLA Writing Project, Technology Special Interest Group.

¨     Designed and maintain an educational resource site, ADHD/Special Needs/Learning Disabilities Resources for Parents and Teachers of Misunderstood Kids.

¨     Designed and maintained a student resource site, Welcome to Mrs. Hagberg’s English Classes.

¨     Developed and presented technology in-service session on educational listservs/discussion groups for approximately 30 K - 12 faculty members.

¨     Provided Internet resources to approximately 100 faculty members, as needed and upon request.

 

 

WEB SITES

¨       Mrs. H's Lions' Den, http://www.hslionsden.com

¨       Misunderstood Kids Outside the Box, http://www.adhdkids.info

 

 

REFERENCES

Available upon request