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Patricia J. Carrolton

1140 Skyway Drive 
Plainville, Ohio 44902
(444) 982-3710 (home)  (444) 982-4658 (cell)

Seeking a teaching position in Special Education as a Mild/Moderate Intervention teacher. 
Bachelor of Science in Education, May 2008 
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio 
Licensure:  Special Education/Mild/Moderate grades K – 12. 
GPA:  3.5/4.0 scale; graduated cum laude 

Student Teaching.  Hayes Middle School – Youngstown, Ohio; Spring 2008 

  • Developed and implemented lesson plans in reading, math, science, and social studies for cross-categorical students in  grades 7 and 8. 
  • Created IEP’s to meet individual needs of each student. 
  • Collaborated with parents and teachers on a regular basis to coordinate learning experience of students. 
  • Participated in annual book fair fundraising event which helped raise $1,500 for school. 
  • Initiated a special after school program to provide additional tutoring for students. 
  • Administered a variety of student assessments to determine level and monitor student progress.  

Special Teacher Education Program Practicum (STEP).  St. Charles School – Boardman, Ohio; Fall 2007 

  • Observed several Special Education classes in grades 3 - 5 and recorded various behaviors. 
  • Developed and taught a three-week unit plan for phonics in grade 3. 
  • Worked individually with students in carrying out remediation plans. 

Martin Luther King Elementary School – Youngstown, Ohio; Spring 2007 
Crestview Middle School – Columbiana, Ohio; Fall 2006 
Hilltop Elementary School – Canfield, Ohio; Spring 2006 

  • Tutored a variety of grade levels and ages ranging from grades 1 – 8 in math, science, and reading. 
  • Assisted teachers with special needs children in self-contained classroom. 

Teacher Assistant. Rich Center for Autism, Youngstown State University – Youngstown, Ohio  Sept. 2005 – present 

  • Assist teacher with care of twenty autistic students. 
  • Accompany children on field trips and monitor play and learning activities. 
  • Provide instruction and feedback for developing basic social skills.


  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Lotus 
  • E-mail and Internet applications 


  • Kappa Delta Pi  
  • Student Government Representative, 2006/2007

Kathleen Cartwright

222 Broad Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44505
(330) 742-0000

Seeking an internship in the area of biological research.

     Bachelor of Science (75 hours completed)                    Expected: May 2010 
   Youngstown State University                                          Youngstown, Ohio 
                 Major: Biology                                                          Minor:  Chemistry       
                                                                                                GPA: 3.4/4.0 scale  

Human Anatomy & Physiology, Cell Biology, Organic Chemistry 
                   Molecular Genetics, Clinical Immunology, Research Statistics 


Research Assistant
Biology Department, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio  June 2007 – May 2008 

  • Conducted research in molecular genetics
  • Assisted professors in completion of alkaline plasmid screen on large and small scale
  • Prepared frozen competent cells 
  • Performed DNA restriction digestion analysis, transformation, and recombination in bacteria                 



Office Assistant 
Forum Health Beeghly Emergency Center, Youngstown, Ohio   June 2006 - present 

  • Perform basic office administration duties including typing, filing, and answering phones 
  • Maintain patient files and keep records updated 


Proficient in: SPSS, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Internet search


  • Dean’s List, every semester 
  • Biology Department Scholarship recipient, 2007 
  • Member of Omicron Lambda (Biology Honor Society), 2006-present 



  • NCAA varsity softball team (2006-present); nominated team captain for 2007-08 
  • Writer for monthly Biology News, a university sponsored student publication

Leslie Williams

88 Breezeway Drive
Youngstown, Ohio  44502
(330) 222-2222 (cell)

Seeking a position in the field of social services working with children. 

Bachelor of General Studies - Expected: May 2011 
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio 
Focus Areas: Early Childhood Education and Psychology 
GPA: 3.6/4.0 
Relevant Courses 

  • Child Development 
  • The Family 
  • Juvenile Delinquency 
  • Psychology of Education 
  • Psychology of Women 
  • Social Problems 
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Research Methods 

Career Related Experience    
Therapeutic Staff Support Worker - 02/2008-Present 
Family Counseling and Children Services. Sharon, Pennsylvania         

  • Provide Therapeutic support for youths that exhibit difficulties in life situations 
  • Counseled and educated parents on parenting skills 
  • Keep detailed records of treatment plans to ensure efficient record keeping 

Student Intern - 05/2009-8/2009 
Trumbull County Children Service Board. Warren, Ohio              

  • Shadow caseworkers and assist with specific cases 
  • Contact community agencies and subsequently provide referrals 
  • Work with assigned clients both individually and in group settings 
  • Participate in agency and outside workshops 
  • Utilize and learn skills to include: case planning, assessment, interventions, and generalist model 

Other Work Experience - 05/2006-5/2009 
Ohio Telephone Company (Bell Atlantic). Columbus, Ohio 

  • Assisted the public with their collect calls, call interrupts, long distance calls and toll free calls. 
  • CRT Data Entry processing telephone and computer requests for telephone connects and reconnects.
  • Entered circuits into computer for analysis, design, equipment additions and removals.  
  • Helped design a training program for circuit analysis, assisted with the training.  

Volunteer Activities - 08/2005-Present 
Youngstown Environmental Safety Society. Youngstown, Ohio

  • Conduct educational training, Youngstown City Schools Easter Seals, Boardman, OH (01/2007)  
  • Fund raising activities (raised $5,500) 
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life. (1/2004, 4/2005, 4/2006, 2/2007) 
  • Directed and organized activities at Boardman and Columbiana sites  

References: Provided upon request 

Maria Kephart

1845 Champlain Street  .  Canton, Ohio 44306  .  (330) 123-4567  .

OBJECTIVE      Seeking a position in human resources, utilizing strong interpersonal communication and management skills. 


  •  Supervised and directed the daily activities of a staff of seven clerical personnel, including training, scheduling and workflow distribution
  • Appraised employee performance levels based upon individual and team objectives 
  • Conducted monthly staff meetings and fulfilled the role of an effective liaison between management and support staff  


  • Wrote vacancy notices to accurately reflect the qualification requirements for clerical positions 
  • Utilized written and online resources to advertise vacancies and generate applicants
  • Performed all aspects of the hiring process for support staff, including prescreening, behavioral interviewing, assessment of qualifications, and reference checks 
  • Negotiated wage and benefit agreements 


  • Developed an employee procedures manual for distribution to all new employees during orientation  
  • Organized and facilitated two in-service training programs for a staff of 20 
  • Coordinated with personnel office on EEOC compliance 
  • Utilized listening and verbal skills to resolve technical, professional, and interpersonal conflicts among individuals from diverse backgrounds 


  • Experienced with PC and mainframe computer operations 
  • Recently achieved Microsoft Office Suite certification 
  • Mastered new word-processing program in two weeks 

Office Manager, Engineering Department, Diebold, Canton, Ohio 
2005 - Present 

Administrative Assistant to Vice President, KeyCorp, Cleveland, Ohio 
2000 - 2005 
EDUCATION  Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio 
                        Bachelor of Arts, May 2000 
                        Major: History 
                        GPA: 3.3 
REFERENCES Available upon request