Hillary E. Zimmer
2481 3 ⅞ Street
Cumberland, WI, 54829
Cell Number: (715) 671-3734
August 2011- Winona State University (WSU), Winona, MN
Present Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Minor in Coaching
Date of Graduation: May 2015, GPA 3.66
August 2007- Cumberland High School, Cumberland, WI
May 2011 High Honors Graduate, 3.8 GPA
Licensure and Qualifications
- All MN licensing exams completed
- MN Birth-Grade 6 Education (License applied for)
- Passed WI Praxis Elementary Content Knowledge and Core Reading Skills
- Coaching Minor
Student Teaching Experience
WSU Children’s Center, Winona, MN
Dates: January 2015-March 2015
Position Title: Preschool Teacher Candidate
Roles and Responsibilities: Created developmentally appropriate lesson plans for 3-5 year olds, implemented Love and Logic classroom management skills.
Supervised by: Kelli Kronebusch
Washington-Kosciusko Elementary, Winona, MN
Dates: March 2015-May 2015
Position Title: 4th Grade Teacher Candidate
Roles and Responsibilities: Designed lesson plans for 4th grade students across subjects such as reading, math, language arts, and spelling.
Supervised by: Brandon Mehling
Employment and Experience
Cotter Schools, Winona, MN
Dates: November 2014-March 2015
Position Title: 7th & 8th Grade Girl’s Basketball Co-Coach
Roles and Responsibilities: Co-coached middle school athletes, promoted growth and development in basketball, life skills, and sportsmanship.
Supervised by: Pat Bowlin, (507)-429-8280
Cumberland Summer School, Cumberland, WI
Dates: June 2010-June 2014
Position Title: Teacher’s Aide
Roles and Responsibilities: Worked in various aged classrooms, assisted teachers with classroom supervision, prep work, and cleaning.
Supervised by: Jim Richie, (715)-822-5123
Home and Community Options, Winona, MN
Date: January 2013-May 2013
Position Title: Direct Service Trainee
Roles and Responsibilities: Worked with individuals with special needs, making meals, cleaning, spending time with the clients.
Supervised by: Kathy Hagger, (608)-868-1624
City of Cumberland, Cumberland, WI
Dates: May 2012-September 2012
Position Title: Boat Monitor
Roles and Responsibilities: Cleaned boats from aquatic foliage, informed the public of invasive species, promoted friendly boating practices.
Supervised by: Keith Hardie, (715)-822-2752
- SMART Board training and implementation
- Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Apple iPad Apps implemented in lesson planning
- Created own website for online portfolio: https://sites.google.com/site/hillaryzimmersonlineportfolio
Volunteer and Extracurricular Activities
WK Elementary Computer Club, Supervisor, Winona, MN, April 2015
Rice Lake Girl’s Basketball, JV Summer League Coach, June 2014-July 2014
WSU Women’s Rugby, Member, Winona State University, August 2011-present
WSU Women’s Rugby, Fundraiser, Winona State University, January 2014-present
Kid’s First, Volunteer, Winona, MN, September 2012-December 2013
Miller Mentoring, Volunteer, Winona, MN, January 2012-November 2012
Partners in Progress, Mentor, Winona, MN, January 2013-May 2013
Recess Mentoring, Winona, MN, September 2012-December 2012
Honors and Awards
American Collegiate Rugby Association Academic Honoree, Second Team, 2013-2014.
Winona State University Dean’s List, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014..
High Honors High School Graduate, Cumberland High School, 2011.
Miss Cumberland City Representative, Cumberland, WI, 2010-2011.
722 O’Kelly Rd., Longville, LA 70652
Has a passion for making education fun and effective for children by incorporating an abundance of technology-rich lessons and cooperative group activities.
- Hold Masters Degree in Elementary Education and Bachelors Degree in English Literature.
Education, Honors, and Certifications
- M.A. Elementary Education
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA. 2010
- Bachelor of Arts English Literature
Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA. 2008
- Pi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member
- Who’s Who 2008
Certified in Elementary (1-5)
Plan and instruct English/Language Arts lessons for different academic achievement levels
Develop and modify tests for each level
Incorporate use of Promethean board and ActivInspire
- Software: Microsoft Windows® and Microsoft Word, Excel, Movie Maker, Photo Story, ActivInspire
- Working knowledge of the Internet
Professional Development in Education
- Student Teacher, August 2010 to December 2010
Moss Bluff Elementary, Lake Charles, LA
- Substitute Teacher, K thru 5, August 2009 to May 2010