Sienna Mae Heath

School: 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018,

Home: 423 Mountain Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072, 484-226-6172




Education      Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

                       Further Education: Pursuing Post-Baccalaureate Studies in Elementary Education,                                     Fall 2011 Present

                       Bachelor of Arts in English, coursework in Education, May 2011

                       GPA: 3.74

                       Studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh, UK, Spring 2010

Awards: Magna Cum Laude, Honors in English, Deans List, Lebensfeld     

Prize Winner for Best Short Story, Emerging Leaders Scholarship


Teaching        James Buchanan Elementary School, Bethlehem, PA

Experience     Early field experience, fifth grade (September 2011 Present)

      Grade math tests on algorithms and multiplication.

      Update students who were absent on math and literary terms.

      Encourage students to try different study methods for reading.

      Plan to teach a literacy lesson on vocabulary and comprehension.

      Plan to teach a guided reading lesson.

            Pembroke Village, Bethlehem, PA
            Volunteer, preschool-third grade (summer 2011)

    Taught moral principles of the Baha'i Faith.

    Created activities that instructed the children to find words of a quote, put it together in one sentence, discuss its meaning.

    Other lessons included modalities of music and art.

Moravian Academy, Bethlehem, PA

Early field experience, fourth grade (January 2011 April 2011)

      Assisted with research activities.

      Read aloud and discussed creative literature.

      Aided lower-level academic and gifted students with assignments.


William Penn Elementary, Bethlehem, PA

Early field experience, kindergarten (September 2009 December 2009)

      Assisted with creative process in journal writing.

      Advised on phonemic awareness activities.

      Worked one-on-one with students in special education, gifted and low-level.

      Aided with musical rehearsal.


Internship      Journalism Intern, WDIY NPR Radio, Bethlehem, PA, summer 2011


      Hosted Morning Edition, Fresh Air, and All Things Considered.

      Wrote, recorded, and broadcasted short essays and interviews.

      Wrote local news.

      Coordiated interviews for Musikfest performers.

      Edited website content, data entry, and generate public affairs report.


Book Buying Intern, Moravian Book Shop, Bethlehem, PA, summer 2011

      Met with sales representatives from publishers.

      Browsed through catalogs, order books, and research inventory.

      Wrote book reviews.

      Prepared and performed story time for young children.


Public Relations Intern, Big Apple Circus, New York City, summer 2009

      Wrote feature stories, press releases, emails, & biographies.

      Made phone calls to performers, press & donors.

      Traveled to assist with press, shows, & a gala in Battery Park.


                        Public Relations Intern, ArtsQuest, Bethlehem, PA, fall 2009

      Wrote the History of ArtsQuest.

      Interviewed former and current staff.

      Assisted in advice for marketing.


Related          Tutor, The Writing Center, Moravian College, 2009-2011


      Tutored classmates on their writing for a variety of courses.

      Trained extensively through workshops.


Editor-in-Chief, The Manuscript, Moravian College, 2009-2011

      Administered meetings, editing, & marketing while managing staff.

      Managed communications between the design & editing staff of the literary magazine while balancing creative process.

      Produced handwritten lettering for the 2009 issue.

      Contributed creative writing and photography.


Reporter & Copy Editor, The Comenian, Moravian College, 2007-2010

      Conducted interviews, revising, research, marketing.

      Contributed journalism and photography.

      Developed ideas for upcoming issues. Edited all articles.


Computer    Adobe InDesign; Adobe Photoshop; Microsoft Front Page; Microsoft

Skills            Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint); Social Networking.


Work         Ambassador/Tour Guide, Admissions, Moravian College, 2008-2011


      Advised prospective students, counselors, & families

      Receptionist & secretarial duties

      Online student journalist, 2007-2009


      Book Retail Associate, Moravian Book Shop, Bethlehem, PA, 2008-2009

      Hosted poetry readings. Greeted and discussed books & gift options.

      Advertised events. Made phone calls to book buyers.


                Child Caregiver, Kids Campus, Pen Argyl, PA, 2008-2009

      Taught literary skills through creativity.


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