by Connie Cave

Connie Cave's Secondary Education Portfolio



Connie S. Cave

443 South Street
Elgin, IL 60123-6334
Home: (847) 742-1489
Cell: (847) 387-2553
Web site:
  Seeking to teach in the Social Science Department of a middle or secondary school.  


  National-Louis University Graduate School

Lisle, IL

  Teacher Certification - Secondary Education

May, 2006

  Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

March 2009

  4.00 / 4.00 GPA, Endorsement: Type 09 (Grades 6 - 12), Social Sciences  
  Subject Matter Tests: History - score 97, Social Science - score 94  


  Illinois State University

Normal, IL

  Bachelor of Science    
  3.64 / 4.00 GPA; Double-major: History and Political Science  


  Elgin Community College

Elgin, IL

  Continuing Education

2002 - 2005

  4.00 / 4.00 GPA - 30 hours  
  Coursework: Social Sciences, Education, Computers  


Teaching Experience
  Larkin High School

Elgin, IL

  Student Teacher

Spring 2006

  Courses taught: U.S. History, Civics, and supervised study periods  
  Developed lesson plans, in-class instruction, prepared assessments  
  Teacher observation: Abbott Middle School, Washington Elementary School  
  Girl Scouts Leader, Volunteer Richmond Elementary School, Sunday School Teacher  


Work Experience
  Historical research, specilaizing in local history, commercial history, and genealogy  
  Published a subscription-based newsletter: "Looking Back, Notes and Queries"  

               Substitute Teacher, U-46, March 2007 to present

Affiliations / Skills
  Future Teachers Club, Kane County Historical and Genealogical Society  
  Microsoft Windows, Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet research