Lindsay Bell-Martinson, M.A., M.Ed.

Classical Learning Adventures

                                                                                    

EDUCATION

 

Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction

Montana State University-Billings

 

Master of Arts, History

Washington State University

Master’s Thesis: “Woodrow Wilson, National Self-Determination, and the Fate of the Holy Land”

Areas of Concentration: United States Foreign Relations; Middle East

 

Bachelor of Arts, History

Montana State University-Billings

Honors: Cum Laude; University Honors Scholar with General Honors

 

Montana Educator License

Montana State University-Billings

Endorsements: History (5-12); Spanish (K-12)

 

Classical Educator Teacher Training. Classical Academic Press. 2017-present.

Montana Early Childhood Project (MECP) Training. 2018-present.

Courses completed:

Building Skills and Safe Places

Child Abuse and Neglect:  Mandatory Reporting in Child Care

Early Childhood Essentials

Framework for Supporting Social-Emotional Development (Intro to Pyramid Model)

Food Safety in Child Care

Healthy Smiles:  Promoting Oral Health in Child Care

Infant Safety Essentials

M'mmm-M'mmm Good! Creative Snacks!

Montana Early Learning Standards

Montana Medication Administration I

Montana Medication Administration II

Pyramid Model:  Montana Blended Module I

Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases/Immunizations

Program Management Essentials for Directors

Protecting Children from Harm

STARS to Quality Essentials

STARS Business Administration Scale

STARS Environment Rating Scale

STARS Director and Administrator Collaboration

Together We Grow

YIKES: Disaster Planning - Emergency Preparedness

INSTRUCTIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, and ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Classical Learning Adventures, Child Care and Preschool. Owner / Director / Teacher / Caregiver.

(2018-present).

 

Billing Family YMCA. Certified Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor. Aquatics Department.

(2018-present).

Billings Public Schools

Special Needs Assistant (Extended School Year). Elementary/Primary education. Boulder Elementary School.

(2017; 2016).

Instructional Paraprofessional. Secondary education. Billings Career Center.

(2013-2017).

Substitute Teacher. Secondary education.

(2012-2013).

Student Teacher. United States and Montana History. Secondary education. Billings Senior High School.

(2012).

 

Montana State University-Billings

Tutor. English, History, and Spanish. Academic Support Center, Student Opportunity Services.

(2011-2012).

Instructor (temporary). “The West and the World since 1648.” Department of History.

(2008).

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant. “The History of Western Civilization to 1648.” Department of History, University Honors Program.

(2004).

 

Washington State University. Department of History; Department of General Education.

Graduate Teaching Assistant:

“World Civilizations I: To 1500.”

“World Civilizations II: Since 1500.”

“The Foundations of Islamic Civilization.”

“Introduction to Middle Eastern History.”

(2005-2007).  

 

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS, ASSISTANTSHIPS, DISTINCTIONS, SPECIAL PROJECTS

 

Washington State University

2007: Edward and Margery Bennett Scholarship

2006-2007; 2005-2006: Graduate Teaching Assistantship

 

Montana State University-Billings

2005: Cum Laude distinction

           University Honors Scholar distinction 

           Model United Nations

2004-2005: Independent Research, Senior Honors Thesis

           World War II Veterans Oral History Project

           University Honors Program Scholarship

2004: University Honors Program Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Phi Alpha Theta

2005: “Woodrow Wilson, Self-Determination, and Zionism.”

Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, Sun Valley, ID

 

2004: “Woodrow Wilson and the Zionist Movement, 1917-1922.”

Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, Helena, MT

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

 

Tenure Review Committee. Dr. Thomas Regele, Assistant Professor of Spanish. Montana State University-Billings, 2012.

M.A. Student Representative. History Graduate Student Association. Washington State University, 2006-2007.

 

LANGUAGES

 

English (native), Spanish (advanced), and Latin (intermediate)

 

AFFILIATIONS

Montana Early Childhood Project, member since 2018

The Pelican Society - Center for Lit, member since 2018

Society for Classical Learning, member since 2017

Classical Academic Press, member since 2017

American Historical Association, member since 2005

Phi Alpha Theta, member since 2003

 

UNDERGRADUATE COURSEWORK IN THE HUMANITIES, LIBERAL ARTS

 

History (extended major)

 

World Civilization since 1500

Western Civilization to 1648 (honors)

U.S. to 1877

U.S. since 1877

U.S. 1877-1929

U.S. 1960-Present

American West

Montana

American Military

Ancient World (honors)

Ancient Rome

Middle Ages

Modern Middle East

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Mexico

Historical Methodology (capstone course and paper):

“Culminating ‘Yankee Imperialism’ and a Struggle for Sovereignty: The Panama Canal Riots, 1964”

Wilsonian Foreign Policy, Zionism (senior thesis, honors):

“Woodrow Wilson, Self-Determination, and Zionism”

 

Spanish (minor)

 

Elementary Spanish I

Elementary Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

Intermediate Spanish II

Spanish Culture and Civilization II - Spain

Advanced Spanish Conversation I

Advanced Spanish Conversation II

Spanish Composition and Grammar II

20th Century Spanish Literature

 

Other

College Composition

Reading and Responding to Literature

Research Writing

The Bible as Literature

Ethics

Business Ethics (honors)

U.S. Government

International Relations (honors)

Introduction to Native American Studies

Social Issues of Native Americans

Elementary German 1

Elementary German 2

Biology

Physics

College Algebra

Statistics

General Psychology

Introduction to Sociology

 

GRADUATE COURSEWORK IN HISTORY

*all coursework reading and writing intensive

 

U.S. History, 1914-1945

Field Course in American History (foreign relations)

U.S. Diplomatic History, 1776-1914 

U.S. Diplomatic History, 20th Century

Seminar in American History 

Middle East History, 20th Century

Seminar in Middle East History 

Historiography

History Colloquium

Master’s Thesis (research, writing, defense):

“Woodrow Wilson, National Self-Determination, and the Fate of the Holy Land” 

 

GRADUATE COURSEWORK IN EDUCATION

 

Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Prevention

Advanced Human Development and Learning

Education of Exceptional Learners

Computers in Education

Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

Curriculum Development and Lab

Curriculum Theory and Analysis

Research Design and Interpretation

Critical Issues in Education

Social and Philosophical Issues in Education

Instructional Strategies in Social Studies

Methods:  Secondary Social Studies

Methods:  K-12 Modern Languages

Student Teaching (secondary, History)

 

GRADUATE COURSEWORK SINCE COMPLETION OF THE M.Ed.

 

Social Problems

Classical Sociological Theory

Courts and Judicial Politics

SAFETY QUALIFICATIONS

Certifications: Swim Instructor, Lifeguard, CPR, Basic First Aid, Oxygen use, February 2018

Montana Criminal Records, fingerprint background check, February 2018, September 2019

*All degrees, transcripts, certifications, and related information on file and available upon request.

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