Andrew J. Hoffmann

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Andrew J. Hoffmann

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DUCATION

May 2013

3563 South Pine Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207 ∙ 414.559.0594 ∙

[email protected]

Marquette University—Milwaukee, WI. M.A. British and American Literature

May 2002 University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI. Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certificate

University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, WI. B.A. English May 1998

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ROFESSIONAL

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ICENSES

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ERTIFICATIONS

July 2008 Wisconsin Insurance License: Resident Intermediary Individual; Accident & Health; Life

License Number: 2523594 Two Year Insurance License

July 2003 Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction English Teachers License: 300 English

Renewed July 2008 Five Year Educator License

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CADEMIC

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EACHING

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XPERIENCE AND

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KILLS

Writing & Editing/ Communication

Strong writing and editing abilities. Experience writing for various needs and audiences including department initiatives, student work, and committee proposals.

Familiar with grant writing specifically education based programs through non-profit and government agencies.

Comfortable presenting and speaking to large groups of adults and students on a variety of topics.

Former copy editor of semi-annual Marquette University Dental School publication Dental Images.

Education/ Curriculum & Development

Create and implement curriculum both throughout the district Language Arts/English departments and

 directly in the English 10 and 12 classrooms.

Collaborate with large and small groups to set goals, discuss pedagogy, and implement best practice for students and teachers across the district and within the English department. Create and administer a variety of assessments to analyze skill sets and levels of knowledge. Collect and synthesize results to determine student’s success.

Work closely with at- risk, special education, and minority students. Ensure that differentiated instruction is obtained in the classroom and work with guidance counselors to communicate needs and goals with struggling students. Meet with teachers and parents to help focus students on educational plans and set realistic goals for success in school and post-secondary endeavors.

Build relationships with parents and guardians to aid in student success throughout the year. Work with community members to bring “real world” experience into the classroom and provide students with realistic outlooks on life.

Aid community organizations with various writing needs including hiring assessment scoring, editing and revising of publications, and writing copy for promotions and/or marketing needs.

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ECHNICAL

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OMPUTER

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KILLS

Software MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access

Proficient and comfortable working on Microsoft programming software

Created and designed various documents and presentations with above programs

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ELATED

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XPERIENCE

2011 – present Marquette University

Graduate Assistant

Writing instructor in the first year English program.

Plan and implement lessons, and assess students in the first year English program.

2008 - 2011

Marquette University Dental School

Administrative Assistant – Dental Continuing Education and Alumni Relations

Planning and marketing full schedules of Continuing Dental Education program.

Maintain database of classes attended and credits earned of several thousand dental professionals.

Primary contact for all Marquette University Dental Alumni.

Plan, layout and edit several editions of magazine.

Dental Images

the semi-annual Dental School

Other various office duties including ordering supplies, making deposits, maintain budgets and scheduling meeting for several people.

2006 - 2007 City of Milwaukee

Arborist

Plant, prune, and maintain all green spaces and trees in Milwaukee.

Commercially endorsed driver’s license enabling the operation of tri-axle vehicles and

 vehicles with air-brakes.

Snow plow city streets.

1998 – 2006 Delphi Corporation

Quality Assembler

Operate welding machines and hand weld.

Operate ten ton counterbalance forklift.

Union benefits representative-solve disputes between membership, healthcare providers, and insurance companies.

2002 – 2003 Milwaukee Public Schools: Bradley Technical High School

English Instructor

Sophomore and senior literature and writing teacher.

Board member for NHS selection committee.

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ROFESSIONAL

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EVELOPMENT

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CHOLARLY

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CTIVITIES

Panel Presentation

s:

WI 2003

“Student Teachers Voicing their Opinions”

2013 First Year English Staff Meeting

“How to Teach Ethics in a Rhetoric Class”

Conference Presentations

:

“Past Indicators of Present Class Participation”

WCTELA/WCA: Appleton,

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

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TH

Annual UW Milwaukee/Marquette

University Graduate Writing Pedagogy

Conference. Marquette University. Fall

2011.

“Mythological Re-Emplotment: Daniel Quinn Revisits Biblical Roots” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. University of

Louisville. Fall 2013

“The City and the Country: A Radical Inversion of Traditional Tension” 2014 Graduate Humanities Conference:

Representing the Natural. Marquette

University. Spring 2014.

“Suburban Parasitism: Margaret Atwood’s

Oryx and Crake

and the

Hollowing Out of the City

Guest Lectures:

Studies in Modern Critical Theory and Practice

“What’s Growing in Your Literary Garden: An Overview of

The 56 th

Annual Convention of the

Midwest Modern Language Association

Fall 2014.

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

Spring 2014.

Ecocriticism”

Studies in Modern Critical Theory and Practice

“What’s Growing in Your Literary Garden: An Overview of

Marquette University, Milwaukee, W.I

Spring 2013.

Ecocriticism”

“Writing Strategies for the AP U.S. History Exam”

St. Francis High School. St. Francis, WI.

Fall 2014

Workshops Lead:

“Acing Essay Exams”

Marquette University. Fall 2013 and

Spring 2014.

“Writing Retreat”

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FFILIATIONS

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EMBERSHIPS

National Council of Teachers of English

Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English

Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students

Ott Writing Center. Marquette University

Marquette University. Fall 2014.

Member

Member/ Conference Attendee/ Presenter

Treasurer

Assistant Director

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