Candidates

Kristeen Clark

Master of Arts in Teaching

Kristeen Clark

Authorizations

Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education

Endorsements

Multiple Subjects

Teaching Strengths

  • Classroom management
  • Strong organizational and collaboration skills
  • Strong grasp on strategies to teach to multiple intelligences
  • Multicultural competency

Education

  • Oregon State University, BS June 2005 (liberal studies)
  • Willamette University, MAT

Teacher Research Topic

I plan to research my biases as a teacher. I will enlist the help of my mentor teacher to collect data while I am teaching as to whether I have biases towards certain groups of students, examine the sources of any biases and reflect on how to redirect myself and improve my teaching.

Experience

Student Teaching

  • Periwinkle Elementary School, Albany, Oregon, 1st grade, unit on frogs

Practicum Teaching

  • Oak Elementary School, Albany, Oregon, 5th grade, unit on fractions

Other Classroom / Youth Experience

  • Substituted in a private K-5 elementary school in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Taught “kids church” in my church for about two years

Supervisors

Student Teaching Supervisor

  • Kristyn Kohler, Periwinkle Elementary School in Albany, Oregon

Practicum Supervisor

  • Emily Pfister-Valdez, Oak Elementary School in Albany, Oregon

University Supervisor