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Michaela Muckell

(845) 596-6285| Michaela.Muckell@gmail.com



New York State Teaching Certification for English Grades 5-9 and 7-12, June 2018



Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

Dual Degree Honors Program

Masters of Arts in Teaching, May 2018

Bachelor of Arts, May 2017

Double Major: English Literature & Education       Minor: Studio Art         GPA: 4.0



  • The Eleanor O’Byrne Prize for highest cumulative GPA, May 2017

  • Castle Scholars Award for Outstanding Scholarship, May 2017

  • Manhattanville Castle Pin, May 2017

  • National Society of Leadership & Success, April 2017


Felix V. Festa Middle School, West Nyack, NY

7th Grade English Teacher, September 2018-present

  • Teach 5 classes, including: 3 regular English classes, 1 co-taught English class, and 1 enriched English class

  • Teach many Teacher's College units including: Writer's Notebook Launch, Deep Study of Character, Writing about Reading, Dystopian Book Clubs, Art of Argument, and How To Eat a Poem

  • Work with a variety of texts and genres

  • Collaborate daily with a co-teacher and other teachers on my team
  • Maintain cocnstant communication with parents and colleagues
  • Attend frequent professional development sessions with a Teacher's College staff developer, as well as sessions on Social Emotional Learning

Felix V. Festa Middle School, West Nyack, NY

Student Teacher, January 2018-May 2018

  • Worked cooperatively with an experienced teacher to manage the classroom

  • Taught lessons on poetry, persuasive writing, literary analysis, and Wilson Words

  • Worked with a variety of texts and programs including: The Outsiders, City of Ember, and Teachers College

  • Participated in team/department/faculty meetings, professional development opportunities, and extracurricular activities (the school musical

Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

Writing Tutor, August 2014-May 2018

  • Worked collaboratively with Education classes and students (by appointment or walk-in)

  • Helped college students with organization, clarity, diction, analysis, and citations on essays in all subject areas

  • Provided professional logs of all student sessions


Activities & Leadership

  • Head Coach, Girls Ice Hockey TeamHudson Valley Girls High School Ice Hockey, Clarkstown, NY, 2018-present
  • Assistant Coach, Girls Ice Hockey Team, Immaculate Heart Academy, Washington Township, NJ, 2017-2018

  • President and Founder, Manhattanville Art Club, Purchase, NY, 2014-2017

Skills and Interests

  • Proficient in Google Suite, Google Classroom, eSchool, Microsoft Office, Blackboard, Padlet, Flipgrid, & ePortfolio

  • Set design and scenery for plays and musicals

  • Harry Potter Club at Felix V. Festa Middle School
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