Resume

Katherine Preseren

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kpresere@mail.umw.edu

 

Education

Master of Education, Expected May 2014

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

GPA: 4.0

Research Project: The Effects of Utilizing Kinesthetic Motion in the Music Classroom

Eligible for Post Graduate Professional License, July 1, 2014, Music: Vocal/Choral, PreK-12

Bachelor of Arts in Music, May 2013

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

GPA: 3.21 Major GPA: 3.45

Honors: Honor Roll, Dean’s List, Mary Page Williams Walden Scholarship 2009-2013, Anne Parks and Dolores Ross Scholarship for Education 2011-2012

 

Relevant Experience

Full-time Student Intern, Freedom Middle School, Spotsylvania, VA, Spring 2014

Susan Dane, Mentor Teacher

Taught approximately 180 choral students in grades 6-8, including students with special needs

Lead the sixth grade chorus to District Assessment

Directed and supervised extracurricular concerts and events

Developed units to meet the Virginia SOLs and National Standards for Music Education

Assisted with after school singing groups

Part-time Student Intern, Robert E. Lee Elementary School, Spotsylvania, VA, Fall 2013

Rhonda Noe, Mentor Teacher

Taught every student in the school, approximately 500 students, grades K-5

Created an interactive unit on timbre, taught it to the fifth grade students, and wrote impact study

Rehearsed and conducted a portion of the fourth grade concert

Supervised extracurricular concerts and events

Developed units to meet the Virginia SOLs and National Standards for Music Education

Practicum, Over 100 hours of experience, grades PreK-12, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, Fredericksburg City, Odyssey Montessori School, Hazelwild Farm Preschool

Experienced a wide range of teaching environments

Developed and taught Virginia SOLs and National Standards for Music Education-oriented lessons

 

Skills

Studied Voice, under the direction of Kathy Ahearn, 2009-2013

Performed Senior Voice Recital March 2013

Basic skills in the following instrument families: piano, percussion, woodwind, strings, brass

Experience with Garage Band, Finale, Logic, Live, iMovie, iPhoto, and both Mac and PC computers

 

Other Experience

Teacher and Camp Counselor, The Merit School of Stafford, grades PreK-8, 2013-Present

 

Activities

Mu Phi Epsilon Music Honor Society, Secretary, Member 2011-Present

Recipient of Sterling Achievement Award, 2013

Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, 2011-Present

Music Director, President, Member of BellACappella singing group, 2009-2013

Fredericksburg Singers and UMW Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Jane Tavernier, 2009-Present

Member of University of Mary Washington Softball Team, 2009-2012