Rebecca Bolinger

» Chicago, IL 60626 – (847) 612-9657 – «


Professional Educator, Expected June 2019

Visual Arts, Grades 9 through 12


DePaul University, Chicago, IL, Expected June 2019

Master of Education in Secondary Education, Visual Arts 

GPA 3.975/4.0

Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 2018

Bachelor of Art, Film and Digital Media Production, Photography (minor)

GPA 3.5/4.0, Cum Laude

Teaching Experience

Student Teacher, Kenwood Academy High School, Chicago, IL, March 2019 – May 2019

  • Instructed 4 sections of mixed grade (8-12) introductory photography to build a basic understanding of compositional techniques and Photoshop skills
  • Scaffolded lesson plans for students of varying levels, including high achieving students and students with IEPs, to create an effective learning environment for all students
  • Provided specific, individualized, feedback to students to allow students to build on past learning in future assignments
  • Built rapport with students to facilitate a welcoming, productive learning environment

Teaching Related Experience

Tutor, DePaul Education and Counseling Center, Chicago, IL, October 2018 – December 2018

  • Tutored a 2ndgrade student in math, reading, and writing to strengthen core skills
  • Engaged student in multiple modes of instruction to maintain focus and enforce skills learned at school.

Teaching Assistant, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL, June 2016- August 2016

  • Supported a classroom of 12 students during various projects to build filmmaking skills
  • Provided individualized instruction to students to develop specific skills