Tami L. West


PO Box 5310.          Tucson, AZ 85703          Phone: (520) 628-1404

E-mail: twest@tlc-inc.org





        August 2004 to Present                              TLC Charter School                                             Tucson, AZ


        Primary teacher 5th – 6th grade combination class.


        January 2004 – May 2004                           Acacia Elementary                                               Vail, AZ

        Student Teaching

        2nd-3rd grade combination class, 5 ½ weeks total responsibility, 15 weeks in the classroom. Helped with Science Fair at Acacia Elementary and Vail Pride Day, February 2004. Assisted mentor teacher when not teaching


        August 2003 – December 2003                  Mission Manor Elementary                                Vail, AZ

        Field Methods

        1st and 4th grade, assist teacher in classroom; including planning and instructing students.


        Spring 2002                                                   Acacia Elementary                                               Vail, AZ

        Field Observation

        30 hors of field observation of 4th grade class, gave spelling tests, helped grade papers, assisted teacher when needed.


OTHER EXPERIENCES WITH CHILDREN                                                                                                                    

        1998 to Present                                             St. Matthews Episcopal Church                        Tucson, AZ

        Youth Leader

6-12th grade – Organize activities, plan calendar for year, communicate with parents and church (Until fall 2003 was for 3rd – 12th grade).


        1996 to Present                                             Tucson Ulster Project                                         Tucson, AZ

        Outreach Program Worker

        Associated with my church and affiliated churches, where Tucson teens and Irish teens come together for the month of July and learn to work and live in a peaceful, safe environment.



  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature – University of Hawaii – May 1992
  • Post-Baccalaureate, Elementary Education – University of Arizona – May 2004



                Spring 2002 Dean’s Honorable Mention                Spring 2003 Dean’s Honorable Mention              Fall 2003 Dean’s List w/ Distinction



                Provisional Elementary Education K-8; valid May 26, 2004May 26, 2006