Alison Spangler

Master of Arts in Teaching

Alison Spangler


Middle School Education, High School Education


Basic Mathematics, Multiple Subjects, Social Studies

Fall 2011 Work Sample | Recommendation Fall Mentor

Teaching Strengths

  • Practice of multicultural education
  • Cooperative learning
  • A student-centered learning environment
  • Strong focus on literacy


  • Whitman College, BA 2011 (cum laude) (major in economics, minor in education )
  • Willamette University, MAT

Teacher Research Topic

The effects of short in-class writing assignments on literacy in the social studies classroom.


Student Teaching

  • North Salem High School, Salem, Oregon: 9th grade honors world history, 11th grade 20th century studies

Practicum Teaching

  • Falls City Elementary School, Falls City, Oregon: 8th grade mathematics: linear equations

Other Teaching / Youth experience

  • Camp counselor, Camp Lindenmere, Henryville, Pennsylvania: horseback riding instructor, 2009-2010; department head of horseback riding, 2011
  • Mentor, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, 2008-2009


Student Teaching Supervisor

  • Vanessa Niedermeyer, North Salem High School, Salem, Oregon

Practicum Supervisor

University Supervisor