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Summary
High school teacher with 17 years in secondary public education. AVID trained. 
Mentor students for their career and college goals, senior projects, and scholarship applications. Positive rapport and relationships with students, staff, community, businesses.
Dual Credit Spanish:  Incorporated dual credit curriculum and prepared students for a rigorous dual credit exam through Willamette Promise/WOU
AVID teacher: Implemented 9th grade AVID curriculum which prepares underrepresented students for 4 year university.  Used AVID principals and curriculum in the areas of Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization and Reading. Trained students and tutors to participate in inquiry-based tutorials.
Leadership teacher:  Encourage and facilitate students to organize school-wide events, community service projects.  Attend annual leadership conference with students to empower and motivate students to bring back knowledge to our school in the areas of school climate, bullying, global service projects.
Construction internship summer 2017.  Professional development experience learning about trends, technical and professional skill requirements and career opportunities, connecting the classroom to the construction and manufacturing workplaces.
Skills
  • Counsel students with college and career goals in AVID class
  • Mentor students through the scholarship and college application process
  • Expose students to leadership roles in and out of school environment
  • Encourage community involvement


  • Positive rapport and relationships with students, staff, parents and community
  • Excellent classroom management
  •  Successfully implement school-wide activities with leadership class and student council
  • Align Spanish curriculum with national standards 
Experience
Activities Director, Leadership, Spanish, AVID Teacher
September 2006 to June 2018
Vernonia High School Vernonia, OR
Maintained a teaching load of up to 4 courses every year to 7th-12th graders. Taught Spanish 1 and 2 dual credit. Prepared students for a rigorous dual credit exam in the areas of speaking, listening, writing, communicative awareness, and reading.  Over 90% of my students earned 4-8 college credits from Western Oregon University. 
Successfully implemented 9th grade AVID Elective.
Leadership: Assisted students in preparing yearly workshops they presented to hundreds of students at annual leadership conferences
Trained in and experienced in grading OAKS writing assessments
In charge of overseeing fundraising over entire school district.  Teams, clubs, classes, approval, calendar, coordinating fair distribution. Coordinate with secretary, group leaders, students.
 
 
Spanish 1, Countries and Cultures Teacher
September 1992 to June 1997
Northeast Middle School Northglenn, Colorado Taught 6th-8th grade electives.  Supervised Spanish Club.  Organized a weeklong trip to Mexico with twelve 8th graders.
Education and Training
Master of Arts : English Language Learning Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT, United States Degree to be conferred Summer 2019
Bachelor of Arts : Spanish, Secondary Education University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, USA 3.89 GPA.  Dean's List.  New York University in Madrid, Spain Semester Abroad.  Graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Committees
Member of Willamette Promise/Western Oregon University dual credit Spanish Cohort 2016-present
PBIS Committee member
School Improvement Team
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Professional Summary
An individual adept at building consensus amongst staff and creating an involved workforce. Fosters an environment of teamwork and continued growth and development across all functions.
Education
Bachelor Degree in Pedagogy: Education and Human Resources, 2015
University of Advanced Studies, Campus Alamar - Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
  • Graduated with Honors.
  • 4.0 GPA.
Diploma in Digital Graphic Design: 2017
Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior Universidad Campus Tijuana - Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
Skills
  •  Bilingual (English - Spanish)
  • Excels in a teamwork environment
  • Job training expertise
  • Motivational techniques
  • MS Office proficient
  • Critical thinking
  • Computer proficient
  • 5'S knowledge
  • Knowledge in Photoshop and Sony Vegas
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Creative learning strategies
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
Work History
Human Resources - Organizational Development/Communication, 06/2016 to 05/2017
Mattel México Tijuana, México
  • Conducted orientation sessions and organized on-the-job training for new hires.
  • Developed surveys to identify training needs based on projected production processes and changes.
  • Organized and edited training manuals, multimedia visual aids and other educational materials.
  • Communicated all learning and performance objectives, schedules and training assessments to upper management.
  • Selected and assigned instructors to conduct specific training programs.
  • Organized and hosted Weekly-Monthly Review Performance Meetings. 
  • Generated graphic elements and photography.
Elementary School Teacher, 08/2015 to 08/2016
Instituto Villa Rica Tijuana, B.C.
  • Instructed up to 16 students individually and in groups.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
  • Selected age-appropriate stories and read them aloud during daily story time.
  • Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
English As A Second Language Teacher, 02/2015 to 08/2016
C.E.S.C.A Tijuana, B.C.
  • Educated 18 students in the basics of English grammar and conversational speaking.
  • Emphasized critical thinking through small group activities.
  • Assigned lessons and corrected homework.
  • Improved instruction methods by using a variety of assessment tools and strategies.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Administrative Assistant, 01/2014 to 06/2015
Harmon Hall Tijuana, B.C.
  • Planned and coordinated logistics and materials for board meetings, committee meetings and staff events.
  • Organized all new hire, security and temporary paperwork.
  • Screened all visitors and directed them to the correct employee or office.
  • Answered and redirected calls.
  • Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
Spanish Teacher, 08/2013 to 12/2013
Centro Tecnológico Siglo XXI Tijuana, B.C.
  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Developed program to work with students and increase interest in higher learning.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Prepared daily lesson plans for activities.
  • Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in students.
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Professional Summary
Responsible Art Teacher proficient  and able to learn and integrate new technologies and teaching strategies as part of leadership and classroom management.
Skills
  • Quality education
  • Organizational ability
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Active listener
Work History
April 2005-February 2010 High School Teacher | Zat Alnitakeen School | Homos, Syria
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Administered assessments and standardized tests to evaluate student progress.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Taught students to utilize problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Communicated with peers, colleagues, administrators and parents to meet and exceed teaching goals.
Education
1997 Bachelor Degree of Teaching Art : Teaching Faculty of Art Syria
Hobbies
Sport - Aerobics - Zumba 
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Education and Related Coursework
Northern Valley Regional High School Demarest - Class of 2019 | GPA 4.70 Demarest, NJ
SAT Scores: Math 800 | Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 740

Explorations in Genetics and Molecular Biology Columbia University 3-Week Summer Immersion Program (2017) New York, NY
  • Coursework in RNA, DNA, protein synthesis, mutations, gene regulation, genetic engineering, cancer, heart disease, bacteria, viruses, and immunology.
  • Laboratory studies in eukaryotic and prokaryotic genetics, DNA extraction and restriction enzyme digest analysis, complementation, and "jumping" genes.
Genetic Engineering and Heart Science Explo at Yale Summer Program (2016) New Haven, CT
  • Labwork included sampling and extracting live DNA, PCR Amplification of DNA, transformation of e. coli, and the alteration of the genome of c. elegans to induce bioluminescence.
  • Attended classes in genetics and molecular biology, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Delved into the detection of heart arrhythmias, the interpretation of EKGs, causes of heart malfunction, and heart dissection.
Experience
Rensselaer Research Experience for High School Students 07/2018 to 08/2018 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
  • Accepted as one out of 19 students from a pool of international applicants to attend a four-week long residential research program for select high school students.
  • Conducted over 160 hours of hands-on research in The Cramer Lab, alongside a graduate student mentor, under the direction of Dr. Steven Cramer. 
  • Research focused on using phage display to screen for affinity ligands specific to endothelial and fibroblast cells for potential application to cell separation.
  • Advanced my skill set in laboratory techniques to include cell culture, immunofluorescence assay, and working with bacteriophages and bacteria.
  • Created a cogent research poster and presented new findings at a poster session held at the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Department of Vascular Surgery - Internship/Mentorship 09/2017 to 06/2018 Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Englewood, NJ
  • Received one-on-one mentoring under the tutelage of world-renowned Dr. Herbert Dardik, Chief Emeritus of Vascular Surgery and General Surgery, on issues related to vascular and general medicine, medical ethics, developments in medical technologies, cutting-edge research, and treatments of disease.
  • Shadowed physicians in ER and attended surgeries in OR. Debriefed with attending physicians on procedures, patient's condition, treatments, and prognosis.  
  • Observed procedures on rats in the vascular research laboratory. Trained on preparation of RNA for microarray analysis.
Clinical Research Assistant - Summer Internship 07/2017 to 08/2017 Bellingham Asthma and Allergy Clinic Bellingham, WA
  • Effectively managed the coordination of clinical trial regulatory documents for allergy and immunology drugs. Conducted and maintained data collection of test results.
  • Shadowed chief allergist/immunologist. Functioned as a scribe to document patient details.
Academic Honors and Achievements
  • AP Scholar 
  • Awarded certification in Mental Health First Aid USA by the National Council for Behavioral Health, December 2018. Completed an 8-hour training course in providing initial help to people experiencing mental health problems. 
  • Recipient of the Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Medal, June 2018.
  • 2018 New Jersey Science League Physics I Competition. Member of four-person team that placed 4th among 97 high schools.
  • Earned First-Aid Certification, May 2018.
  • Inducted into the 2017 National Honor Society | 2017 Silver Medalist National Spanish Exam.
  • First-in-class at Columbia University's 3-Week Summer Immersion Program: Explorations in Genetics and Molecular Biology (Session II 2017).
  • 2017 New Jersey Science League Chemistry I Competition. Member of four-person team that placed 10th among 133 high schools.
  • 2016 New Jersey Science League Biology I Competition. Placed among the top 10% in the state for the individual competition.
Music Honors and Achievements
  • First place winner 2018 Prima Volta Music Competition - classical guitar. Recital at Carnegie Hall.
  • First place winner 2018 NY International Music Concours - classical guitar. Recital at Lincoln Center. 
  • Selected by audition for classical guitar master classes with virtuoso Colin Davin, May 2018 and virtuoso Rupert Boyd, December 2018.
  • First chair clarinet for the Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra.
  • Clarinetist for Thurnauer Chamber Music Ensemble.
  • Inducted into the 2017 Tri-M Music Honor Society.
Community Service
  • Charter member of the Closter Stigma-Free Committee, a local grassroots organization working to break the stigma against mental health issues in our society. Assist in promoting free, public events such as guest speakers from the mental health profession, and providing information on resources for those in need of mental health services.
  • Established Get The Edge, a free science tutoring service developed in collaboration with the local public library. Guide students in mastering challenging concepts in chemistry and biology. Communicate with district middle school science teachers on curriculum.
  • Serve as student representative on the Music School Committee for the JCC Thurnauer School of Music. Represent students' interests and provide recommendations that lead to program development to improve the overall experience for current and future students.
  • Instructor for "Instrument Petting Zoo" for prospective students at the JCC Thurnauer School of Music. 
  • Classical guitar performances at various community events and senior centers.
  • Participated as clarinetist for the 2017 Teaneck Community Band.
  • Religious Action Center L'Taken Social Justice Seminar 2017, Washington, DC. Co-authored and delivered a speech on Capitol Hill to lobby for the Equality Act.
Clubs and Activities
  • Serve as Vice President, Multicultural Club.
  • Gifted and Talented | Students Against Destructive Decisions.
  • Biology I League | Biology II League | Chemistry II League | Physics I League | Math Team.
  • Spanish Club | EMS Club | Ski Club.
  • Student at the Thurnauer School of Music. Studies include Suzuki classical guitar and clarinet.
  • Kadimah Youth Group, Temple Beth El of Northern Valley (2015 - 2017).
  • Clarinetist in NVRHS Concert Band (2015 - 2016) | Marching Band (2016) | Wind Symphony (2016 - 2017).