Master of Arts in Teaching (2013), Wayne State University
Michigan Teacher Certification (2012), Wayne State University
  • Secondary Mathematics (EX) major; Secondary English (BA) minor
  • The W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship
  • Master of Arts, Linguistics (1992), Michigan State University
    Bachelor of Science, Mathematics/Computer Science (1989), Lawrence Technological University
    Bachelor of Science, Humanities (1989), Lawrence Technological University

    Teaching Experience

    Secondary Teacher, Mathematics

    Hamtramck High School, Hamtramck (Jan 2016 - present)
  • Geometry (three blocks)
  • Henry Ford Early College, Dearborn (Fall Semester 2015)
  • Geometry (three sections); Algebra (two sections)
  • Rated Effective
  • Old Redford Academy Preparatory High School, Detroit (2014 School Year)
  • Geometry (five sections)
  • Highland Park Renaissance Academy High School, Highland Park (2013 School Year)
  • Geometry, Algebra I, Statistics, Pre-Calculus
  • Michigan z-score increase of 1.5 (red to yellow) from 2012-13 to 2013-14
  • Average student increase of 72 points on Scantron during Semester 1, 2013-14
  • Clara B. Ford Academy, Dearborn Heights (Spring/summer 2013)
  • Algebra I, Life Skills Mathematics, Pre-Algebra
  • Average student increase of 36 points on Scantron during Quarter 4, 2013
  • Secondary Teacher, English

    YES for Prep, Bingham Farms (June 2015 - May 2017)
  • Writing, speech (Summer / Saturday program)
  • Communication and Media Arts High School, DPS, Detroit (Fall semester 2012)
  • Sophomore English (four sections), Creative Writing (one section)
  • Student Teaching

    Western International High School, DPS

    Student Teacher: Honors Geometry, (Second semester 2012)
  • Developed website for students to monitor progress and daily objectives
  • Built action plan for underperforming student via observation and interviews with student’s other teachers
  • Teacher’s Assistant: Honors Geometry, AP Calculus, Pre-Calculus (2011-12 school year)
  • Extracurricular: Supported MathCorps and Senior Class Cabinet
  • College Teaching

    Central Michigan University

    Linguistics (Fall term 1995)
    English Composition (Fall term 1995)
  • Responsible for one section of each course (adjunct role)
  • Davenport College (Lansing)

    Remedial English (Fall term 1995)
  • Responsible for one section (adjunct role)
  • MSU Department of Linguistics

    Linguistics (Fall term 1993, spring term 1994)
  • Unprecedented: Earned and performed full teaching in the Linguistics department as a student
  • English as a Second Language (Fall term 1989 - Summer term 1990)
  • Responsible for one section per term, predominantly students from Japan
  • Other Work Experience

    Kelly IT Services for Schneider Logistics

    Business Support Specialist (1/11-8/11)
  • Developed dynamic Access-based reports using VBA
  • Maintained strict aesthetic standards while optimizing code and processing
  • Market Probe, Inc

    Senior Market Research Project Director (11/08-6/09)
  • Saved at-risk client through proactive client management
  • Managed multiple market research projects
  • GfK Automotive

    Senior Market Research Manager / Research Manager / Analyst (5/03-11/08)
    Custom (Ad Hoc) project manager
  • Managed multiple market research projects through entire data collection life cycle
  • Wrote comprehensive SPSS tutorial for internal training
  • International Projects project manager
  • Designed and maintained International (Canada and Mexico) multi-client quantitative tracking studies
  • Maintained full process documentation for projects in Word and Excel
  • Data maintenance director/auditor
  • Programmed a VBA macro to generate user-friendly client subscription reports in Word from Access
  • Improved SAS file development through Excel VBA for a segment-based multi-client automotive study
  • MSX International

    Issues Analyst (11/00-11/02)
    Customer Support (Oracle DB)
  • Cut resolution time by two-thirds, and closed inherited outstanding issues
  • Developed Access interface so the programmers could directly monitor and update their progress
  • Reymer and Associates

    Market Research Analyst/Visual Basic Programmer (7/97-11/00)
  • Developed custom database solution in VB for real-time industry-specific data mining
  • Analyzed primary quantitative and qualitative market research data for television and cable clients
  • Developed questionnaires for phone, mail, and onsite computer terminals
  • Trained clients and wrote user documentation
  • Technology Competencies (Selected)

    Web design: HTML, ASP 4 MVC, SQL Server, PHP, MySQL
    Tools: Smartboard, Document camera, GeoGebra, Mathematica, TI-94 on-screen emulator
    Hardware: Experienced in Windows-based hardware configuration

    Contact Information

    Paul (Kershaw) Hartzer
    21005 Parkside
    Ferndale, MI 48220
    (248) 837-5964