Academic Resume Sample
Joseph E. Crouse
Permanent Address: 210 Lighthorse Rd, Benoma, CA,
45298 (528) 683-4857
College Address: PO Box 4243, One College Avenue,
Grantham, PA, 17027 (717) 535-0501
CAREER OBJECTIVE To provide meaningful instruction
to students specifically in Social Studies, utilizing my content knowledge, classroom management
skills, and pedagogical expertise.
EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts in History, May 2006
Messiah College, Grantham, PA
Pennsylvania State Certification in Social Studies;
SCHOLASTIC ?GPA: 3.802/4.0, Magna Cum
Dean’s List and Provost’s
Scholarship (8 semesters)
Member, Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor
Participant, Education Leadership Seminar
Student Scholar Intern for Messiah College
Department of Education
ETS Recognition of Excellence for Exceptional
Performance on the
Praxis II Examination (Social Studies: Content
RELEVANT Student Teacher, Mechanicsburg Area Senior
EXPERIENCE Mechanicsburg, PA Spring 2006
Taught four periods of contemporary American
to eleventh graders, as well as one period of American
Law to eleventh nd twelfth graders.
Assumed all classroom management
responsibilities including discipline, attendance, and homeroom responsibilities.
Commissioner, Governor’s Commission on Training
Harrisburg, PA September 2005-June 2006
Developed recommendations to improve teacher
education in Pennsylvania for Governor Ed Rendell.
Presented research and recommendations to
Governor Rendell in May 2006
Student Representative, Student Teaching Supervision
Messiah College, Grantham, PA May 17-18, 2006
Developed a comprehensive model of student
teaching supervision for Messiah College.
Served with full-time and adjunct professors
of education from
Messiah College at the request of the Messiah College
Department of Education.
Chief Judge, National History Day Competition
Led a panel of judges who judged Junior
Individual Exhibits on the theme, “Taking a Stand In History.” Joseph Crouse
Homework Helper, RW Brown Community Center,
Philadelphia, PA Spring 2005
Assisted children with homework.
Supervised activities during volunteer
Gear-Up Tutor, Harrisburg School District
Harrisburg, PA Fall 2004
Tutored seventh grade social studies and
English students one-on-one and in groups.
Junior Field Experience, Mechanicsburg Middle School
Mechanicsburg, PA Fall 2004
Taught entire class periods and mini-lessons,
Observed social studies teachers with a
variety of teaching and classroom management styles.
Activities Leader, Northeast Weekend Christian
Harvey Cedars, NJ October 2004
Led physical activities for seventh through
Group included three special needs students.
WORK Bank Teller and Customer Service Representative
RELATED First Saving Bank of Perkasie,
Perkasie, PA Summer 2004-2006
EXPERIENCE Provided customer service
including deposits, withdrawals, checkbook balancing, and account management.
Responsible for large amounts of currency and
Messiah College Education Department, Grantham, PA
Assisted faculty and staff in the
administration of the department through secretarial duties.
Managed programs associated with teacher
certification and a “Teacher
Quality Enhancement” (TQE) grant.
CROSS-CULTURAL Messiah College, Philadelphia Campus
EXPERIENCES Philadelphia, PA Spring 2005
Enrolled in Urban Cross-Cultural Program that
examined issues such as overcrowding, urban blight and renewal, and schools
in Philadelphia, PA
Took classes at Temple University
Volunteered as a Homework Helper for the
Caring People Alliance’s
RW Brown Community Center in North Philadelphia.
ACTIVITIES AND Messiah College Symphonic
INTERESTS Sports and Exercise
Trivia and Quiz Bowl