Krystal L. Poloka
CAREER OBJECTIVE Single Subject Internship Teaching Position, Science (Life/Biology) 7-12; 7th grade life science preferred.
May 2009 Single Subject Internship Credential, Science, EL emphasis
EDUCATION California State University, Fresno
Jan. 2009 - June 2010 Single Subject Credential Program, Science
Aug. 2001-May 2004 Master of Science, Biology
Aug. 1996-May 2001 Bachelor of Science, Biology
EXAMS PASSED CBEST, CSET (Passed: Subtests: General Science 1, General Science 2, Biology/Life Science)
Aug. 2010 Present Dinuba Unified School District, Science Teacher (7-8) at Washington Intermediate.
Sept. 2003 Present State Center Community College District, Fresno, CA. Adjunct Professor, Biology.
August 2009 June 2010 Parlier Unified School District, Science Teacher (7-8) at Parlier Jr. High School.
Feb. 2008 Per Diem The Standards Company, LLC. Clovis, CA. Curriculum Specialist
! Analyze student work to determine appropriate state standard.
Sept. 2008-Dec. 2008 Student aide, Brenda Royce (University High School, Fresno CA) and Katy Hieger (Edison High School, Fresno CA).
Aug. 2001-Dec. 2004 California State University, Fresno. Teaching Assistant, Biology.
STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Feb. 2009 May 2009 Student Teaching, Fresno Unified School District, 7th Grade, Life Science, Mark Kirste
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
March 2006-April 2008 Sierra Pathology, Fresno, CA. Pathology Assistant
! Performed routine gross dissection on surgical specimens.
Aug. 1999-April 2005 Pet Medical Center, Fresno, CA. Veterinary Assistant
Dec. 2000-Aug. 2002 California State University, Fresno. Research Assistant
! Collected and analyzed water samples. Grew unialgal samples.
March 2009 Science Olympiad, judged middle and high school level tournament in Fresno CA
March 2009 Teachers of Tomorrow Leadership Camp in Fresno CA
April 2009 Science Olympiad, judged elementary school level tournament in Fresno CA
SPECIAL SKILLS Computer Skills: Word, Power Point, Excel, Photoshop, HTML web design
Jan. 2012 - Present Teaching Science for the Sake of Science
Sept. 2008 - Present California Science Teacher Association, National Science Teachers Association
April 2009 Character & Civic Education Conference
March 2002 Deans List. California State University Fresno
Jan. 2002 Faculty Sponsored Student Research Award. California State University Fresno
REFERENCES To inquire about my references please e-mail me and I will be happy to send them to you.