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Certification and Transcripts

Michigan Provisional Teaching Certificate (Math EX 6-12 and ELA BA 6-12)
MA Teaching (Wayne State University)
MA Linguistics (Michigan State University)
BS Mathematics/Computer Science and BS Humanities (Lawrence Technological University)

Education/Certification

Master of Arts in Teaching (2013), Wayne State University
Michigan Teacher Certification (2012), Wayne State University
Secondary Mathematics (EX) major; Secondary English (BA) minor
Master of Arts, Linguistics (1992), Michigan State University
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics/Computer Science (1989), Lawrence Technological University
Bachelor of Science, Humanities (1989), Lawrence Technological University

Teaching Experience

Secondary Teacher, Mathematics

Hamtramck High School, Hamtramck (Jan 2016 - present)
Algebra II (five sections); Geometry (three blocks)
PLC leader, Geometry; PBIS communications team
Rated Effective
Henry Ford Early College, Dearborn (Fall Semester 2015)
Geometry (three sections); Algebra (two sections)
Rated Effective
Old Redford Academy Preparatory High School, Detroit (2014 School Year)
Geometry (five sections)
Highland Park Renaissance Academy High School, Highland Park (2013 School Year)
Geometry, Algebra I, Statistics, Pre-Calculus
Michigan z-score increase of 1.5 (red to yellow) from 2012-13 to 2013-14
Clara B. Ford Academy, Dearborn Heights (Spring/summer 2013)
Algebra I, Life Skills Mathematics, Pre-Algebra
Average student increase of 36 points on Scantron during Quarter 4, 2013

Secondary Teacher, English

YES for Prep, Bingham Farms (June 2015 - May 2017)
Writing, speech (Summer / Saturday program)
Communication and Media Arts High School, DPS, Detroit (Fall semester 2012)
Sophomore English (four sections), Creative Writing (one section)

Student Teaching

Western International High School, DPS

Student Teacher: Honors Geometry, (Second semester 2012)
Developed website for students to monitor progress and daily objectives
Built action plan for underperforming student via observation and interviews with student’s other teachers
Teacher’s Assistant: Honors Geometry, AP Calculus, Pre-Calculus (2011-12 school year)
Extracurricular: Supported MathCorps and Senior Class Cabinet

College Teaching

Central Michigan University

Linguistics (Fall term 1995)
English Composition (Fall term 1995)

Davenport College (Lansing)

Remedial English (Fall term 1995)

MSU Department of Linguistics

Linguistics (Fall term 1993, spring term 1994)
English as a Second Language (Fall term 1989 - Summer term 1990)

Technology Competencies (Selected)

Web design: HTML, ASP 4 MVC, SQL Server, PHP, MySQL, VC#
Tools: Smartboard, Document camera, GeoGebra, Khan Academy, Mathematica, TI-84 on-screen emulator
Hardware: Experienced in Windows-based hardware configuration

Contact Information

Paul (Kershaw) Hartzer
21005 Parkside
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 837-5964