Michael R. Baysdell

7139 Cade Road

Brown City, Michigan 48416

(810) 346-3723




CAREER OBJECTIVE: I seek employment as a full-time instructor of political science, history, and social studies in a secondary institution of education. I have a strong interest in teaching Advanced Placement courses and in coaching competitive varsity athletics.



Student Teaching, September 2000-present

Instructor of History

Wayne Memorial High School

Wayne-Westland School District


Substitute Teacher, May 1999-June 2000

Sanilac County Intermediate School District

I served as a substitute teacher in seven different schools within Sanilac County, teaching grades K-12.



M.A. (in progress), University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

College of Education Masters and Certification Program

Anticipated Graduation Date: June 2001


B.A. Alma College, 2000

Graduated with departmental honors in Political Science and History

Class Valedictorian, Outstanding Senior Award


Secondary: Brown City High School, 1997

Class Valedictorian


SPECIAL SKILLS:  I am well-versed in technology and I use it to enhance my teaching.  I am proficient in using a variety of devices and software.


INTERESTS:  My research interests include the Second World War and the expansion of the role of the Executive in the American Political System.  In my spare time, I enjoy coin collecting, athletics, and spending time with my family.


REFERENCES: Furnished upon request.