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Noah S. Moskat
1800 Commonwealth Ave. Apt. 26, Brighton, MA 02135
noah.moskat@gmail.com • (425) 761-0498

EDUCATION
Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA) Master of Arts in English, May 2013
Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA) Bachelor of Arts in English, cum laude, May 2010
University of St Andrews (Scotland, UK) Semester Abroad, Fall 2008

LICENSURE AND TRAINING
Massachusetts Teacher Certification English, Grades 5-8 and 8-12, September 2013

Apprenticeship in College Teaching Boston College, April 2013

Teaching Fellow Practicum, Boston College, September 2012-May 2013
· Attend weekly training meetings on pedagogical practices and issues

Graduate course in Composition Theory and the Teaching of Writing, Boston College, Spring 2012

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
English Teacher Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, March 2014 to present
· Instruct and evaluate four sections of 8th grade ELA (107 students)
· Guide students through first-time readings of advanced texts by Shakespeare and Jane Austen
· Integrate and adapt curriculum through collaboration with high school and grade-level faculty
· Perform frequent online curricular and disciplinary updates for parental and department reference

Substitute Teacher Boston Public Schools, January-March 2014
· Built and maintained safe, fair, and respectful learning environments in numerous schools
· Employed strategies to address communication and behavior styles of urban student populations

Adjunct Writing Instructor Boston College, September-December 2013
· Instructed sections of First-Year Writing Seminar, a Boston College core requirement
· Independently designed course syllabi, including writing projects and schedules of readings
· Held at least four individual conferences with every student on writing and general academics
· Evaluated student writing in a variety of genres, including a final portfolio project

Adjunct Instructor Newbury College (Brookline, MA), October-December 2013
· Taught Advanced Composition, a research writing and argument-based seminar
· Tailored self-designed course syllabus to unique population of adult and professional students
· Headed interactive workshop-style lessons in both individual and group settings

 Teaching Fellow Boston College, September 2012-May 2013
· Instructed two sections of First-Year Writing Seminar, one Fall 2012 and one Spring 2013
· Performed same duties as Adjunct Writing Instructor (above)
· Received training through preparatory coursework, weekly practicum, and orientation events

Writing Fellow Options Through Education (Transitional Summer Program), Summer 2012 & 2013
· Mentored and instructed incoming college students from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds
· Conducted frequent conferences with each student to discuss projects and general writing skills
· Provided individual and group assistance at drop-in tutoring sessions
· Taught portions of classes on The Merchant of Venice
· Gained interpersonal skills through academic and cultural training events

 Writing Tutor Connors Family Learning Center (Boston College), September 2011-August 2013
· Quickly assessed undergraduate and graduate student writing in a wide range of academic subjects for one-hour tutoring sessions
· Directed students in planning, revising, and editing writing projects, including academic essays, professional correspondence, and doctoral dissertations
· Instructed ELL students in content as well as grammatical and stylistic components of writing

Student-Athlete Writing Tutor Learning Resources for Student-Athletes (Boston College), September 2012-July 2013
· Guided student-athletes in projects and general writing skills in a variety of subjects
· Led weekly one-on-one sessions with students in addition to drop-in tutoring

 Instructional Assistant and Paraeducator Lake Washington School District (Redmond and Kirkland, WA), December 2010-June 2011
· Supported elementary school students in honing various academic skills through individual or small group sessions
· Facilitated individualized learning for students in special education and ELL programs
· Served students in all grades Pre-K through 6 at seven different schools throughout district

 Private Writing Tutor (Redmond, WA), October 2010-June 2011
· Engaged with elementary and middle school students in weekly sessions on writing and English
· Designed personalized lesson plans to improve student techniques and knowledge

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Orientation Presenter Connors Family Learning Center, June-August 2013
· Delivered informational material on campus resources to incoming first-year students
· Led interactive, student-centered engagement events
· Public speaking experience before groups of over 100 people

Exam Proctor Connors Family Learning Center, January-May 2013
· Oversaw examinations for students requiring special needs and accommodations

 Literary Arts Summer Intern Seattle Arts and Lectures (Seattle, WA) June-August 2009
· Co-designed, compiled and edited an anthology of creative writing by students grades K-12
· Created research files and wrote biographies on speakers for upcoming season
· Attended community events to promote company’s education programs

Marketing and Publishing Intern Village Theatre (Issaquah, WA), May-August 2008
· Coordinated annual Festival of New Musicals
· Contributed creative and research-based writing pieces to various company publications
· Designed promotional and informational material including playbills, programs, and posters

ACADEMIC SERVICE AND AFFILIATIONS
English Department MA Program Representative Boston College, May 2012-May 2013
· Coordinated and led department orientation events and meetings for incoming students
· Collaborate with department faculty and staff to create informational material and plan events
· Maintain in-person and electronic correspondence with prospective students

Northeast Modern Language Association, Member, 2012 to present

Organized and led study sessions for English MA comprehensive exam, 2012

Madness and Literature Network, Member, 2010 to present

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Seminar on “Shakespeare’s Blood” (panel member). Northeast Modern Language Association. Boston, MA. March 2013.

“Infidel-ity: Jessica, Jewishness and Faith in The Merchant of Venice.” The Image of the Outsider in Literature, Media and Society. Colorado State University – Pueblo, Colorado Springs, CO. March 2013.

“The Belly of the Beast: Animal Nature and Urban Power Dynamics in Blade Runner.” English Graduate Colloquium. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA. November 2011.

“Matter, Method, Malady: Madness in Shakespearean Tragedy.” International Health Humanities Conference. University of Nottingham, England. August 2010.

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
Distinction in departmental Historical Placement exam, Boston College, Spring 2012

Teaching Fellowship, Boston College, 2012

First-Year Tuition Scholarship, Boston College, 2011

Distinction in departmental comprehensive written exams, Whitman College, Spring 2010

Campbell Music Scholar, Whitman College, 2006-2010

OTHER SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES
Spanish: Reading and speaking knowledge
· Successfully completed translation exam for Master’s program at Boston College, May 2012.

Trained Cellist: 17+ years playing experience in orchestra, chamber group and solo performance settings
· Principal Cellist, Whitman College Symphony Orchestra, 2009-10
· Campbell Music Scholar, Whitman College, 2006-2010

Ultimate Frisbee: 9+ years playing experience
· Competed in club and college tournaments at local, regional and national levels
· Various captain and leadership roles

Theatre
· Served as an actor, director, stage manager and crew member
· Experience at elementary, middle, high school and undergraduate levels

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