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Summary

5 years trained barista with extensive experience in artisanal coffee

Skills
  • Personable
  • Active
  • Communicative
  • Expressive
  • Passionate
  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Barista trained
Experience
Pre School Teacher 10/2017 to 09/2018 Sunshine Academy Brookline, MA
  • Provided a safe and stimulating environment that encourages children to explore their interests in order develop a sense of self.
  • Prepared monthly curriculums that help support children's emotional, social, and cognitive development.
  • Observed and documented children's behavioral development and accomplishments through daily reports
  • Maintained positive relationships with parents and conducted parent teacher conferences to review reports
Barista 09/2017 to 10/2019 Barrington Coffee Boston, MA
I use my experience as a barista attained at the parent company to provide customer service in a bustling part of the city. I am familiar with our coffee roasting process and help explain and navigate our customers through the menu. I have also gained experience with state of the art machines, such as the steampunk and synesso machine.
Lead Barista 08/2012 to 09/2017 Lenox Coffee Lenox, MA
Lenox Coffee is small family business owned by Barrington Coffee; a company that sources and roasts some of the finest coffees in Western Massachusetts. I've had the privilege of working first hand with the owners of the company and been trained to make all espresso based drinks, prepare teas, and perfect my latte art. I have trained baristas and all incoming staff. I was a key holder and am familiar with opening and closing procedures of the register and establishment on my own. 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology 2020 University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
Associate of Arts: Fine Arts 2017 Berkshire Community College Pittsfield, MA, U.S
Acting 2013 New York Film Academy New York CIty
Associations
Shakespeare and Company
Riggs Theatre 37
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Professional Summary

Experienced educator with strong leadership, relationship-building, and interpersonal skills. Highly ambitious professional skilled at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure.

Work History
Curriculum Principal, 06/2019 to Current
Fulton High School Knoxville, TN

~ All duties listed in Curriculum and Professional Learning Facilitator below

~ Mentor new assistant principals and administrative assistant to provide instuctional and behavioral support

~ 504 Coordinator

~Title 1 support

~ Human capital management, working with Executive Principal and HR to assist with hiring process

9th Grade Administrator, 01/2019 to 06/2019
Fulton High School Knoxville, TN

~ Instructional Leadership and Coaching for 9th grade teachers

~ Teacher Evaluations

~ Student Discipline, including bus discipline and extra-curricular events

~ IEPs and S-teams for all 9th grade students

~ 504 Coordinator

~ 9th grade staff & student incentives and recognitions

~ Rising Freshman Transition Activities Coordinator

~ Maintain the learning environment and day-to-day operations of the 9th grade small learning community

Curriculum and Professional Learning Facilitator, 07/2017 to 12/2018
Fulton High School Knoxville, TN

~ Responsible for Instructional Leadership and Coaching

  • Conduct at least seven pop ins weekly to assess teacher instruction and provide positive feedback and a
    question to promote thinking
  • Conduct Beginning of Year conferences with teachers and perform teacher evaluations
  • Organize and lead Instructional Focus meetings with all teaching staff. These
    meetings focus on current instructional needs and ways to address them.

~ Responsible for teacher Professional Development

  • Coordinate and organize trainings for Restorative Practices and Kagan Structures
  • Monitor staff to provide additional support in these when needed

~ Responsible for overseeing the following:

  • Supervising School Counselors, Testing Coordinator, Behavior Support personnel, and Interns
  • AdviseTN liaison
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Master schedule
  • Grading and report cards
  • Nest interventions and credit recovery
  • Dual enrollment
  • Graduation

~ Teacher Evaluations

Lead School Counselor/Magnet Facilitator, 08/2012 to 06/2017
Fulton High School 2509 N. Broadway St., Knoxville, TN 37917

~ Counselor for the School of Communications with a caseload of approximately 180 juniors and seniors

~ Magnet Facilitator for four years

  • Collaborated with FulCom admin and teachers to organize magnet program offerings and implementation
  • Recruited for program by visiting middle schools and district showcase to attract students with media interests
  • Coordinated and provide in-house recruiting events including Open House and school tours/shadow

experiences for interested students and families

  • Assisted with overseeing magnet budget
  • Two time presenter at national Magnet Schools of America conference
  • Helped grow the freshman magnet cohort by 224% over four years, from 17 to 55 students

~ Lead counselor for three years

  • Oversaw a team of five counselors
  • Coordinated and led yearly teacher PD to educate Fulton teachers about counseling related topics
  • Worked closely with administration to develop master schedule
  • Attended district counselor meetings and serve as a bridge between the our building and the district
  • Organized collaboration with Project GRAD to promote college/career awareness
School Counselor, 07/2010 to 05/2012
Gresham Middle School 500 Gresham Rd., Knoxville, TN 37918

~ Responsible for counseling services for a caseload of 420 students

~ Served as testing coordinator

~ S-team/Summer Bridge coordinator

~ Master schedule coordinator

~ Organized multiple parent night events and presented information at each

~ Served on the Leadership team and led a book study on "Teaching with Poverty in Mind"

Part-time Adult ELL teacher, 03/2006 to 05/2009
Knox County Schools

~ Developed lesson plans and taught entry level English to non-English speakers two nights/week

~ Helped grow program. Increased class size by 700%, from 4 to 31 students within the first year

Interim 4th grade teacher, 09/2000 to 04/2001
Beaumont Elementary, Knox County Schools

Responsible for taking over 4th grade class after last-minute vacancy

Volunteer and Substitute Teacher, 1998 to 2000
Various International Schools
  • Substitute Teacher, American International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Volunteer, Child Development Program, a local school/orphanage in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Substitute Kindergarten Teacher, American International School, Belgrade, Serbia
Education
Ed.S.: Instructional Leadership, 2018
Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, TN
Ed.S.: School Counseling , 2012
Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, TN
M.Ed.: School Counseling, 2010
Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, TN
B.S.: Elementary Education, 1998
University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL
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Professional Summary

Twenty-five year old college graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Youth Development. Recently completed a Master's degree in International Slavery Studies, pursued in the U.K. Passionate about using educational background and previous work experiences to help others.

Skills
  • Organized and detailed
  • Excellent writer
  • Skilled researcher
  • Computer proficient
  • Motivated to help others
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Study abroad experience
  • Interpersonal skills
Work History
Lead Teacher, 09/2018 to Current
Hilltop YMCAColumbus, Ohio
  • Create lesson plans that are specific to helping meet students' educational, social and emotional goals.
  • Lead a group of thirty students during program activities.
  • Monitor each student's attendance, fitness and homework progress.
  • Encourage good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method.
Background Investigator, 01/2018 to 06/2018
Perspecta Columbus, Ohio
  • Conducted interviews in regards to individuals going for a government background clearance.
  • Attained employment and education records.
  • Completed written reports of all efforts made throughout each investigation.
  • Planned and organized interviews and meetings in order to complete all necessary fieldwork.
Before And After School Site Director, 10/2015 to 08/2016
Hilltop YMCAColumbus, Ohio
  • Communicated regularly with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
  • Handled all paperwork regarding students enrolled in program.
  • Organized weekly plans for site.
  • Monitored each student's attendance, fitness and homework progress.
  • Led and oversaw all activities within program.
After School Program Teacher, 12/2014 to 09/2015
Hilltop YMCAColumbus, Ohio
  • Prepared site location for student arrival.
  • Provided homework assistance to students.
  • Assisted in overseeing and participated in fitness activities and free choice with students.
  • Encouraged good behaviors using the positive reinforcement method.
Education
Master of Arts: International Slavery Studies, 2017
University of Liverpool - Liverpool, England
  • Advanced academic research in International Slavery Studies with a focus on Human Trafficking in the U.S.
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology , December 2015
The Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio
  • Minor in Youth Development
  • 3.72 GPA
  • Member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Research Assistant for the Religious Leadership and Diversity Project
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Professional Summary

Motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with over 5 years of experience teaching various subjects to students of various ages.

Education
M.D., Medicine - Year 1 student Xavier University School of Medicine Aruba
Certificate in Clinical Research (ongoing) The Michener Institute of Education at UHN Toronto, ON, Canada
Coursework:  Principles of Clinical Research I 
Ethical Issues in Clinical Research
Master of Science, Biology 2015 York University Toronto, ON, Canada

Coursework in Biostatistics, Current Topics in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Current Topics in Endocrinology.

Bachelor of Science, (Honours) Biology 2007 University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Specialist in Human Biology with focus on Health Issues and animal physiology lab work included: Chemistry labs, Biological labs, Anatomy labs, and Genetics lab

Teaching Experience
High School (Grade 12 Chemistry & Biology Teacher) Oct 2018 to Jan 2019
Alborz Educational Centre Toronto, ON
Science Teacher (High School Grade 9-12) Nov 2016 to Current
Excellent Academy Toronto, Ontario
Classroom presenter May 2016 to Jun 2019
Scientists in School Toronto, Ontario
Sep 2012 to Aug 2014
York University, Department of Biology Toronto, Ontario

Lab Demonstrator and Teaching Assistant: Biology I – Cells, Molecular Biology and Genetics

Lab Demonstrator and Teaching Assistant: Biology II – Evolution, Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

Lab Demonstrator and Teaching Assistant: Microbiology

Lab Demonstrator and Teaching Assistant: Biochemistry

Relevant Skills

 1) Communication/Interpersonal Skills

 - Experience working with people in Community settings, classroom settings and health care settings
  - Proactive team player who accept challenges and heavy workloads- consistent at maintaining positive attitude and cooperatively working with others to deliver high quality work
- Patient in listening to people and building good relationships
-  Ability to make and deliver research work aimed at various audiences
  

2) Leadership Skills

- Skilled communicator with strong people's skills with sensitivity to the needs of others

- Experience leading and managing students in discussion in a classroom settings

- Highly organized with ability to multi-task

- Excellent Presentation Skills

- Experience leading science workshops, training, and managing 

 
3) Research Skills
- Knowledge of clinical trials, medical terminology and regulatory issues involving human subjects
- Knowledge of ICH, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines
- Ability to read and follow research protocols
- Conducting medical literature searches, maintaining literature databases, retrieving articles from the library, manuscript preparation- Strong ability to conduct MEDLINE searches using Pubmed, ScienceDirect or any other relevant databases.- Knowledge of Research Ethics Board (REB)
- Extensive experience in data management including checking data for accuracy and completeness, scoring data, entering data and data cleaning
- Ability to collect data, organize data, and analyze data using various Statistical softwares (SAS, Graphpad, Prism)
- Knowledge of different research methods: Qualitative, Quantitative, Correlation/Regression and Meta-Analysis.
 
4) Laboratory Skills
- Hands-on knowledge of microbiology techniques including aseptic technique, makingmedia, plating, streaking
- Knowledge of molecular biology techniques such as PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, Westernblot, Immunohistochemistry, and Enzyme Activity Assays
- Proficient in Fluorescence Microscopy, Dissecting Microscopy
- Micro-dissections of Insects
- RNA extraction, DNA purification, cDNA synthesis
- Histological tissue embedding and slicing using a Microtome and preparing tissue slides
Other Experience
Administrative assistant/Child Life , Department of Haematology/Oncology & Infectious Disease May 2015 to Aug 2015
SickKids, The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Ontario Volunteer Work
Administrative Assistant, Department of Rheumatology Apr 2012 to Oct 2012
SickKids, The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, ON Volunteer Work
Research Volunteer, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Oct 2011 to Apr 2012
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Toronto, ON
Research placement, Department of Rehabilitation Science Nov 2009 to Dec 2009
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Toronto, ON
Radiologic Technology, Student Clinical Placement, Diagnostic Imaging May 2009 to May 2009
Downsview X-Ray Clinic Toronto, ON
Radiologic Technology student Clinical Placement, Diagnostic Imaging May 2009 to Jul 2009
Scarborough General Hospital Scarborough, ON
Certifications

Medical Terminology Certificate, The Michener Institute of Health Sciences (2015)

Certificate of completing the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans Course on Research Ethics (TCPS 2: CORE) (2015)

Awards
York Graduate Scholarship for Masters in Science Program
York University (Fall 2012 - Summer 2013)
Honours List Award
University of Toronto, 2012
Board of Governor's Honour Award
(Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute, 2003)
Ontario Scholar Award
(For achieving 80%+ in six Academic Ontario University level courses), 2003
Dissertation
Dissertation title " Salinity Responsive Aquaporins in the larval mosquito, Aedes Aegypti"
 
Link:https://yorkspace.library.yorku.ca/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10315/30041/Akhter_Hina_2015_Masters.pdf?sequence=2
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Summary
Experienced educator with academic coaching and mentoring experience in literacy and technology. Adept at motivating teachers and providing research-based strategies and innovative methods to improve teaching practice and student achievement. Well-versed in curriculum development and data analysis.
Core Qualifications
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Effective training methods
  • Adept in data analysis and interpretation
  • Ability to build rapport with all levels of faculty and staff
  • Highly Organized
  • Proficient with technology 
Professional Experience
North Ridgeville City Schools North Ridgeville, OH Middle and High School Long-Term Substitute 02/2017 to Current Responsible for teaching 8th-10th grade students in various subjects, including math, science and English. Established rapport with students quickly and established behavior management plan.
Northeast Ohio College Preparatory School Cleveland, OH Middle School English Teacher 06/2015 to 06/2016
Employed activities such as Socratic Seminars, debate, evaluating claims, and literature circles to improve critical thinking skills.  Established safe learning environments and developed collaborative skills to build classroom community. Regularly used technology to enhance learning and build 21st-century skills. Facilitated after-school reading tutoring. Teacher mentor, English lead, and professional development training for middle school staff.
Farmers Insurance King Of Prussia, PA Litigation Adjuster 10/2011 to 05/2015 Managed, investigated, evaluated and negotiated litigated and non-litigated soft tissue and complex injury claims. Mentored and trained new employees and provided professional development on insurance topics/issues.
Bedford High School Bedford, OH High School English Teacher 06/2009 to 06/2011 Developed and implemented lessons for courses in British Literature, American Literature, and Freshman composition. Facilitated ACT/SAT tutoring for junior and senior classes. Aided in college planning and application process. Facilitated junior and senior writing labs.
Hope Academy East Charter School Cleveland, OH Middle School English Teacher 08/2006 to 06/2009 Lead English teacher responsible for developing reading and language arts lessons plans. Facilitated after school tutoring program. Raised Ohio Achievement Test scores in writing by 60% and in reading by 30%.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: School Leadership Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH 30 credit hours completed.
Post Graduate Program: Bachelor's Plus Education Program 2005 Ashland University, Columbus, OH, USA
Bachelor of Arts: English 2001 The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Certifications

7-12 grades Adolescent Integrated Language Arts

Affiliations
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
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Summary
Dedicated educator committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and supportive for all students.
Highlights
  • Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate
  • Certified Mid-Level Citizenship
  • Urban public schools background
  • Curriculum development
  • Project Based Learning Experience
  • IEPs knowledge
  • Decisive
  • Critical thinker
 
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Experience with special needs students
  • Utilize instructional best practices
  • First Aid and CPR Certified
  • MS Office
Experience
08/2002 to Current
Middle School Teacher St. Mary School Glenshaw, PA Responsible for developing innovative approaches to learning across multiple subject areas for general education students as well as individuals with special needs within a mainstreamed, inclusive classroom. Employs assessment tools and proactive strategies to improve instruction methods, including differentiation, formative and summative assessments and flexible grouping.  Served on a variety of school committees and task forces focused on anti-bullying efforts, textbook review, service projects, Middle States, and curriculum development.
01/2001 to 08/2002
Teaching Assisstant North Hills School District Pittsburgh , PA
Designed activities that developed the student's academic, emotional, and social growth. Conducted small group and individual instruction in the learning support classroom. Adapted lessons for students with special needs.
Evaluated student performance and reported the findings to classroom teachers.  ​
Education
1995
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA, United States
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Professional Summary

Middle School teacher who is engaging and enthusiastic in hands-on learning with students. Encourages students to engage in group work and to solve problems as a team.  Energetic and genuinely interested in and respectful of young people. Passionate about ELA and committed to maintaining up-to-date knowledge in the field. Highly responsive to the unique developmental needs of middle school aged students. Believes students should play an active role in their own learning process.  Strong ability to work well and communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and supervisors.  

Skills
  • Certified teacher for grades 1-8
  • 3 years of teaching science, 2 years of teaching history, 12 years of teaching ELA
  • Yearbook advisor for 12 years
  • Familiar with IEP process
  • Common core Knowledge
  • Excellent with children
  • Experience with Accelerated Reader
Work History
Middle School Teacher, 08/2001 to 07/2017
Northeastern Local Schools Springfield, Ohio, United States
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails and an open-door policy.
  • Instructed middle school students through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Instructed through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in ELA, science, and history.
  • Prepared, administered, and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
Education
Master of Arts: Educational Leadership, 2009
Antioch University McGregor - Yellow Springs, OH
  • 4.0 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Education, 2001
Wright State University - Dayton, OH
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Summa Cum Laude 
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Summary
Director and professional educator with an extensive background in youth and adult developmental studies. Creates a cohesive learning environment to foster student success. Expert instructor who uses innovative techniques and enthusiasm to engage all students.
Skills
  • Experienced Director 
  • Licensed Primary School Teacher
  • Professional tutor
  • Curriculum development expert
  • Classroom management
  • Audio & Video Production
  • Notable Continuing Education Instructor
  • STEM/STEAM Professional
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Grant Writing
  • Social Media
Experience
Center Director
Mount Vernon, VA
Mathnasium-The Math Learning Center/ Feb 2016 to Current
  • Direct and manage daily operations of a fast-paced math learning center.
  • Determine the mathematics needs of each student through academic assessments.
  • Train and develop Instructors to 90%-100% math proficiency.
  • 10% faster growth of a new center based on national standards.
  • Establish partnerships with local schools, businesses, and organizations.
  • Promote national partnership with the National Parent Teacher Association.
  • Increased enrollment by 100% compared to this time last year.
  • Boosted fiscal revenue over 2 million dollars in 2017.
  • Increased visibility in the community with 50% increase in inquiries, visits, and assessments.
Program Director
Hyattsville, MD
Mentoring to Manhood, Incorporated/ Oct 2014 to Dec 2016
  • Supervised and evaluated current weekly mentoring programs.
  • Increased attendance of youth in our programs by 37%.
  • Increased recruitment and attendance of mentors by 60%.
  • Nearly 20% increase in GPA by our students last year.
  • 80% of our youth graduate high school and enter college, trade school, or employment.
  • Slashed spending by 30% and increased fund raising by thousands of dollars.
  • Planned in-state and out-of-state college tours and professional development field trips.  
  • Attended conferences, community events, and professional galas to promote our programs and mission.
Workforce Development Instructor & Technology Specialist
Seat Pleasant, MD
The Training Source, Incorporated/ May 2014 to Mar 2015
  • Conducted on-the-job training classes and demonstrated principles, techniques, procedures and methods of professional conduct. 
  • Critical instruction in business Math, English, and Microsoft Office.
  • Increased student progress and success with over 80% graduation rate from the program.
  • Improved outdated technology, techniques, and instruction materials to keep pace with the changing professional world.
  • Optimized and maintained computing environment preventing viruses and malware attacks.
  • Successfully established and maintained corporate and community partnerships that raised funds and donations to The Training Source.
  • Integrated academic and vocational curricula to help students learn a variety of skills.
Adjunct Professor-Continued Education
Arnold, MD
Anne Arundel Community College/ Jan 2013 to May 2016
  • Instructed Adults in Basic Skills, Computer Literacy, and G.E.D. preparation.
  • Upon completion of classes all students increased in proficiency and aptitude.
  •  90% of A-Plus students received certifications in the IT field.
STEM Coordinator
Seat Pleasant, MD
Patriots Technology Training Center/ Oct 2012 to Dec 2014
  • 3 of our Robotics teams placed regionally and nationally, including awards for best teamwork and creativity of design.
  • Supervised 8 instructors/staff and 45 students.
  • Development and organization of our STEM/STEAM Summer Camp
  • Introduced and implemented Flight Simulation, Microsoft KODU, Environmental Justice, and Minecraft programs to over a dozen schools and the NASA Goddard Visitor's Center.
  • Obtained sponsorship and funding of over $5000 from NASA Goddard, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist with program needs.
ACSI Certified Elementary and Middle School Teacher
Glenn Dale, MD
Reid Temple Christian Academy/ Aug 2005 to Sep 2012
  • Efficient coordinator of the Before and After Care program; supervised 20 teachers and 200 students.
  • Increased Science standardized testing scores for grades 4-8 (2010-2012).
  • Student achievement of top prizes in ACSI Regional Science Fairs (2011-2012).
  • Successfully taught grades 1-8 with 100% of students progressing to the next grade level.
  • Trained Sound/Audio Technician.
  • Pioneering Instructor for the Saturday Academy program.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Divinity & Biblical Studies Capital Seminary & Graduate School 2018 Greenbelt, MD, USA
  • Grace Scholarship
  • Nelson Blake Scholarship
Nursing Georgia Medical Institute/Everest Atlanta, GA, USA
  • President's List
  • Top Patient Care Technician Student
Bachelor of Science: Biology Morehouse College Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Dean's List/Honor Roll
  • Bonner Scholar
  • American Municipal Power (AMPS) Scholar
  • Americorps Scholar
Activities and Honors
Vice President of Mentoring - 100 Black Men of Prince George's County  
Award winning Editor - Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
Saving Lives And Minds (SLAM) Program at Savoy Elementary School sponsored by Concerned Black Men (2014-2016)
Youth & Young Adult Pastor - Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
GED Program Coordinator - Unshackled Ministries 
Author/Writer - Award winning poet, Poetry.com 
Faith-based Community Leader of the Year award 2016 -Black Man Can 
Executive Board Member - Greater Metropolitan Christian Athletic Conference (2011-2012)
Robotics Coach - F.I.R.S.T. LEGO League (2008-2014)
Science Fair Judge - ACSI (2010-2012)
Award winning Public Speaker and Speech Coach (2007)
Life Skills Coach
Oratorical Contest Judge
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Introduction
As a versatile and innovative educator, administrator, and author, I am passionate about linguistics and language acquisition at all levels.
Summary
  • International Student Program Director, 2014-present
  • ESOL Educator, 2014-present
  • Spanish Teacher high school, levels I, II, III, IV, 2008-2016
  • Spanish Teacher middle school, 2004-2010
  • Spanish Teacher preschool-elementary, 2004-2008
Experience
08/2014 to Current
International Program Director and Educator Keswick Christian School St. Petersburg, FL
Developed and implemented an international student program at Keswick Christian School for grades 9-12.  This includes:
  • teaching sheltered courses in Language Arts for English Language Learners (ELLs) 
  • teaching sheltered courses in both world religions and Christianity for ELLs
  • teaching courses of English as a foreign language
  • providing an annual international student orientation event
  • training mainstream math, biology, chemistry, social studies, religion, PE, and technology teachers in content area instruction and scaffolding practices when working with ELLs
  • developing a cross-curricular writing program
  • assessing and evaluating ELL student placement
  • organizing extracurricular activities for international students
  • conducting monthly host family support and mentoring groups
  • engaging national students in cultural sensitivity building activities with international students
  • advising and mentoring international students in their creation of a club designed to build peer relationships with national students
  • facilitating a peer-tutoring program
Creating curriculum for English Language Learners entitled Introduction to World Religions for ELLs and Introduction to Christianity for ELLs.
 
08/2004 to 05/2017
National Honor Society Advisor Keswick Christian School St. Petersburg, FL
08/2008 to 05/2016
HIgh School Spanish Teacher Keswick Christian School St. Petersburg, FL
  • Taught academic Spanish at levels I, II, III and IV
  • Employed kinesthetic approaches to language acquisition
  • Provided differentiated instruction employing auditory, visual and kinesthetic scaffolding
  • organized extra curricular activities to enhance language aquisition
08/2004 to 05/2008
Preschool, Elementary, Middle School Spanish Teacher Keswick Chrisitan School St. Petersburg, FL
  • attended professional development training in the teaching theory and techniques of Total Physical Response and Storytelling 
  • created and implemented preschool Spanish curriculum
  • taught beginner and intermediate level Spanish in grades K-6
  • employed the methods of Total Physical Response and Storytelling in grade K-8 Spanish instruction
  • taught beginner- intermediate level Spanish to grades 7-8
Education
2014
Master of Arts: Secondary Education Instruction and Curriculum; TESOL University of South Florida Tampa, FL, U.S.A.
1997
Bachelor of Arts: Major: English; Minor: Spanish Cornerstone Univerity Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.
Freshman college electives New Tribes Bible Institute Waukesha, WI, U.S.A. I attended New Tribes Bible institute the second semester of my senior year of high school in order to obtain college-level elective credits.
2004
High School Diploma Kettle Moraine High School Wales, WI, U.S.A.
Christiansen Academy Rubio Venezuela I participated in a 6-month international studies program during the summer preceding my senior year of high school and the first semester of my senior year of high school.
Additional Training and Achievements
  • Blaine Ray TPR/TPRS workshop
  • ACSI annual convention, 2004-2015
  • PACS annual training, 2004-present
  • Author of a blog supporting ELL educators, www.ellucidate.org