Michael P. Whalen

PO Box 2058 * Elsa, TX * 78543

michael@michaelpwhalen.com


EDUCATION
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan May 1994
B.S. in Education
Major: Physical Education (K-12)
Minor: History (Secondary)
Student Teaching: Beal City Public School, Beal City, Michigan
(Letter of Recommendation)

CERTIFICATION: Texas Provisional Certificate          Social Studies Composite (8-12)       Physical Education (K-12)       History (7-12)



WORK EXPERIENCE
Valley View High School, Pharr, Texas July 2009 - Present
Teacher / Coach
Instructed, supervised, and evaluated students. Developed and executed lesson plans to meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills criteria
Teaching American History 8th grade (2009-)
 
Coaching FOOTBALL
    Varisty Assistant Coach (2009-)
TRACK
    Varsity Assistant Coach (2009-)


Edcouch-Elsa High School, Elsa, Texas July 2007 - June 2009
Teacher / Coach
Instructed, supervised, and evaluated students. Developed and executed lesson plans to meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills criteria
Teaching American History Pre-AP classes 10th, 11th & 12th grade (2007-09)
 
Coaching FOOTBALL
    Varisty Assistant Coach (2007-09)
    District Champions (2007)
TRACK
    High Jump Coach-Girls (2007-09)
    Varsity Regional Qualifier (2008)
    District Champions (2009)


Coakley Middle School, Harlingen, Texas August 1995 - June 2007
Teacher / Coach
Instructed, supervised, and evaluated students. Developed and executed lesson plans to meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills criteria
Teaching Physical Education 6th, 7th & 8th grade (2005-07)
American History, Pre-AP classes 8th grade (1995-2001, 2004-05)
Computer Skills 6th, 7th & 8th grade (2003-04)
Health 6th, 7th & 8th grade (2001-04, 2006-07)
Coaching FOOTBALL
    Assistant coach 7th & 8th grade (1995-99, 2001-06)
    Head coach 7th grade Undefeated season (1996)
BASKETBALL
    Head coach girls (1996-99, 2002-06)
    Undefeated season (1996-97, 2003-04, 2004-05)
    District Champions (1996-97, 1997-98, 2003-04, 2004-05)
TRACK
    Assistant girls coach (2006)
    District Champions (2006)
SOCCER
    Head coach girls (2007)
Webmaster: developed and maintain school website (2003-2006)
Academic Team Leader (2000-2001, 2004-05)
Campus Leadership Committee member (2000-2001, 2004-05)
P.T.A. Historian (2004-05)
Golden Apple Award recipient: for use of technology in the classroom (1999)
(Letter of Recommendation)


Fenton Middle School, Fenton, Michigan September 1994 - January 1995
Permanent Physical Education Substitute
Replaced teacher on prolonged sick leave. Prepared, executed and evaluated lesson plans for middle school students
(Letter of Recommendation)


Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan April - December 1993
Graduate Assistant Football Coach
Worked with defensive backs, supervised scout teams for special teams and defense, and performed adminsitrative duties for undefeated MIFC Championship football team
(Letter of Recommendation)


Mt. Pleasant High School, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan August - November 1992
Assistant Junior Varsity Football Coach
Worked with defensive backs and wide receivers for undefeated conference champions
(Letter of Recommendation)


ORGANIZATIONS
Texas High School Coaches Association     THSCA
Rio Grande Valley Coaches Association     RGVCA


COMPUTER SKILLS
Well versed in Windows XP, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Making the Grade, Pentamation, and numerous graphics and web development (HTML) programs


ACTIVITIES
Who's Who Among Americas Teachers, 2000, 2004, 2005 & 2006
Delta Chi Fraternity: Executive Board, National Leadership Convention Delegate
Hobbies: Recreational and Sport Activities


References available upon request




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