Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Michael Jesernik

Profesional Objective:
I will help students with special needs acquire the necessary skills to succeed in school and in life. I will do this by utilizing the Danielson framework, leadership, integrating technology into the classroom, classroom management, interpersonal communication, organization, adaptation of materials, and the utilization of teamwork.


Teacher: Secondary Transition Experience Program: (STEP) Valley View 365u (Aug 13-Present)
Teacher: Transition: Southwest Cook County Cooperative Association for Special Education (Aug 10- Jun 13)
Paraeducator: Helen Keller Elementary School, Kirby School District 140 (Jan 10- June 10)
Substitute Teacher: Kirby School District 140 (Jan 10- June 10)


University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois
Masters Degree: Teaching and Learning Degree with Special Education Concentration

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Arts Degree: Dec, 2009
Major: History
Teaching Endorsement for High School/Middle School Social Studies
Area of Emphasis: American History, World History, Political Science, Secondary Social Studies Education, Middle School


Excellent/Proficient Performance Evaluations
Visible Learning Team Member (2015-Present)
Consortium for Educational Change (CEC) School Representative (2015-2016)                                                                                                STEP Program Webmaster (2014-2016)

Annual STEP Program Student Vs. Staff Basketball Game coordinator and creator (2014-Present)
Annual STEP Walk/ Run Coordinator and Creator (2013-Present)
Advocate/Organized construction of a path for wheelchair accessibility in the Bolingbrook community (2015)
Volunteer Soccer Coach: Lockport Township High School (2009)
Dean’s List: The University of Iowa
Special Site Placement for Student Teaching: Chicago Area, England
Executive Council Member: Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity (2007)
Volunteer Member of Push America (2005-2009)
Paraprofessional Endorsement
CPI Certifications