Candidates

Lorna Lee Ann Erickson

Master of Arts in Teaching

Lorna Lee Ann Erickson

Authorizations

Middle School Education, High School Education

Endorsements

Multiple Subjects, Social Studies

Endorsements (pending)

Language Arts

Curriculum Vitae | Fall 2011 Work Sample (Houck Middle School) | Recommendation 1 (Yee) | Recommendation 2 (Rideout)

Teaching Strengths

  • Classroom management
  • Building relationships and classroom community
  • Infusing literacy into content areas

Education

  • University of Oregon, BA 2004 (political science)
  • Willamette University, MAT 2012

Teacher Research Topic

How does positive reinforcement effect student performance and behavior when it's given by the teacher vs. the teacher and their peers. My goal of this research is to find the most effective way to bring out the very best in all my students.

Experience

Student Teaching

  • South Salem High School, Salem, Oregon

Practicum Teaching

  • Houck Middle School, Salem, Oregon, 7th grade, geography of the eastern hemisphere

Other Classroom Experience:

  • Swim instructor/swim team coach, The Downtown Athletic Club, Eugene, Oregon, ages 8-14 [1999-2001]
  • Swim instructor/lead swim instructor/lifeguard, Willamalane Park and Recreation District, Springfield, Oregon, ages 8-14 [1994-1998]

Volunteering With Youth

  • Office assistant for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lane County [2011]
  • Mentor with Committed Partners for Youth/Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lane County [2009-2010]
  • Camp counselor, International High School camp [1997-1999]
  • Camp dean, International Middle School camp [1999-2001]
  • AVID classroom volunteer, South Salem High School, spring 2012

Other Experience:

  • Office assistant to the president / social media account assistant [Jan. 2011-May 2011] - Funk/Levis & Associates, Eugene, Oregon
  • Customer service, ordering and special projects: [2003- 2010] - The Duck Store, Eugene, Oregon

Supervisors

Student Teaching Supervisors

Practicum Supervisor

University Supervisor