Cody Dean Kelley

Master of Arts in Teaching

Cody Dean Kelley


Middle School Education, High School Education


Multiple Subjects, Social Studies

Teaching Strengths

  • Able to develop standard-based curriculum, prepared lesson plans and related activities for students of various ages, abilities, and learning styles
  • Focused on building relationships with students to identify their interests in order to adapt classroom instruction methods to students’ individual needs
  • Able to work individually with struggling students to help them achieve their potential
  • Dedicated to being active in the school community


  • Oregon State University, BS (June 2011) (history major / minor in business administration)
  • John Cabot University, Academic Programs International, Rome, Italy (summer 2010)
  • Willamette University, MAT 2012

Teacher Research Topic

I completed a teacher inquiry project on simulations in the social studies classroom.


Student Teaching

  • John F. Kennedy High School, Mt. Angel, Oregon: 10th, 11th and 12th grade American Government, U.S. History, History Through Film

Practicum Teaching

  • Parrish Middle School, Salem, Oregon, 8th grade US History

Other Classroom / Youth Experience:

  • Program coordinator and youth camp leader 2009-2011: Leave No Trace Program and Hiking Adventures Camp, City of Corvallis Parks and Recreation, Corvallis, Oregon
  • Recruitment chair 2007-2008: Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Corvallis, Oregon


Student Teaching Supervisors

Practicum Supervisor

  • Denisha Blonidn, Parrish Middle School, Salem, Oregon

University Supervisor