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Dava Wool

24 Frederick Avenue, Medford, MA 02155 | 802-999-7193 | dava.c.wool@gmail.com


Objective: To provide quality science education grounded in exploration, curiosity, and student inquiry
while fostering students confidence and ability to be thoughtful and critical citizens of the world.
Education
Tufts University Expected Graduation: July 2014
M.A.T. Secondary Science (Licensure pending)
Pursuing certification in Earth and Space Science (endorsement area) General Science, and Mild to Moderate Special Needs
Bates College September 2007 - May 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Geology and English
Geology Thesis: Stable nitrogen and carbon isotope records of anthropogenic disturbances to freshwater
systems in the Little Androscoggin Watershed, Maine with Dr. Beverly Johnson
English Thesis: The Transaction: A Collection of Short Prose with Dr. Steven Dillon
Teaching Experience
Linden STEAM Academy, Malden, MA September 2013 - June 2014
Student Intern for 6
th
Grade Science
Worked within a diverse community through the Urban Teacher Training Collaborative (UTTC) program.
Developed and implemented daily science lessons, administered tests, tracked and analyzed student
performance, and provided small group and one-on-one support.
Held high academic standards for every student in inclusion classrooms while developing differentiated
lessons and testing accommodations for students on IEPs and with learning differences.
Fostered a safe classroom environment driven by scientific exploration and student inquiry, allowing
maximum student engagement while building respectful and collegial relationships.
Collaborated with colleagues in the 6
th
grade team during professional, parent, and IEP meetings;
participated in all school related, professional development, and Project Based Learning initiatives.
Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT May 2013 July 2013
Passport to Learning Instructor
Conducted interdisciplinary lessons to middle school students within the historic context of the museum
Shelburne Community School, Shelburne, VT September 2012 May 2013
K-8 Substitute Teacher
Taught all subjects to K-8 public school students.
Private Tutor, New York, NY October 2011 June 2012
Provided daily science, math, English, and history tutoring for an 8
th
grade Columbia Prep student
diagnosed with ADHD and social anxiety disorder.
Professional and Research Experience
Shelburne Community School, Shelburne, VT January 2012 August 2013
Events Planner
Planned and executed events at the museum (i.e. weddings, conferences, community events), and
managed contracted and museum-employed staff.
Researched competitors, developed marketing strategies, and built database of vendors and professional
partnerships.
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Rodeph Sholom School, New York, NY September 2011 August 2012
Development Associate
Maintained constituent database through Blackbaud (attended program training course), planned and
executed events, generated giving reports, managed Annual Fund.
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, Wells, ME June 2011 August 2011
Research Associate
Researched invasive species of coastal environments and ecological shifts of tidal marshlands.
Bates College, Lewiston, ME September 2007 May 2011
Alumni Donor Records Clerk
Maintained confidential donor and student database for the college.
Research Intern, Lewiston, ME June 2010 April 2011
Conducted NSF-funded research studying the impacts of damming on Maine waterways.