Sierra M. Podschun

Cell Phone: (386) 409-1288 • Email:


Objective: To hold a full-time position within the field of education, gaining knowledge and experience that will contribute to both my future and the school I work for. Acquiring my Master Degree in Educational leadership is a goal of mine. I am going to be a life-long learner.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Honest, Reliable, Responsible
  • Creative & Consistent
  • ·Great Organization / Leadership Skills
  • Technology Integration
  • Implement Center
  • Effective Classroom Management
  • Resourceful, Ambitious, Energetic
  • FAIR / FCAT Testing
  • Good at Problem Solving
  • Flexible, Withinness, Passionate
  • Lesson Planning


  • FTCE Elementary Education Certification K-6
  • FTCE Mathematics Certification 5-9
  • Professional Education Test
  • Endorsements – Reading and ESOL k-12

All Certificates Current and in Good Standing

Employment/ Training:


Aug. 2013 – Present Ormond Beach Middle School– Ormond Beach, Florida

Sixth and Eight grade Reading- Matt Krajewski


May. 2013 – June. 2013 Volusia County Schools– New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Coronado Beach Elementary – Mrs. Sulzbach, Mrs. Green, Mrs. Clark & Mrs. Wendt


Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2012 Coronado Beach Elementary – New Smyrna Beach, Florida
– Mrs. Diana Sulzbach3rd grade Teacher:

Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2012 Chisholm Elementary – New Smyrna Beach, Florida
– Ms. Patricia Johnson5th grade Teacher:

Jan. 2012 – May 2012 Indian River Elementary – Edgewater, Florida

– Mrs. Amanda Boylan 3rd grade Teacher:

Aug. 2011 – Dec. 2011 Coronado Beach Elementary – New Smyrna Beach, Florida

– Mrs. Chris Wassem Kindergarten Teacher:

  • Working with supervising teacher by taking on full responsibilities of the teacher.
  • Creating daily and weekly lesson plans for all subjects. Shaped curriculum around benchmarks established within the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and Common Core.
  • Engaging students in concepts that they are learning and instructed small/whole groups all subjects.
  • Enhanced students learning through Project Based Instruction (cooperative groups, Power Point, and portfolios).
  • Planning Field trips and taking students on field trips.
  • Integrated technology in the classroom with the use of computers, Elmo, Smart Board, IPads and projector.
  • Working with other teachers in Problem Solving Teams (PST).
  • Faculty staff development; staffing for child into ESE services; working with ESOL students.
  • Tutoring in reading and math; and working in after-school clubs.


2008-2013 Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education: Daytona State College – Daytona, Florida

Awards/ Scholarships:

  • President’s List / Dean’s List – Daytona State College – 2010-2013
  • Bright Futures – Scholarship Program – 2008-2013
  • Captain – Cross Country & Track Team – 2004-2008

References available on References Page.