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Professional Summary
 Talented teacher and foster mom with demonstrated capabilities in addressing children's needs, ensuring proper development, and working collaboratively with others.
  • Teaching/tutoring
  • Experience with special-needs students
  • ESL- English as Second Language
  • Positive learning environment
  • Computer proficient
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding social skills
  • Creative learning strategies
Work History
Teacher 08/1998 to 04/2001
Dallas isd Dallas, TX
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Assisted in developing student-led after-school tutoring program to teach under-privileged students
  • Teacher of the month award
  • Collaborated with a team of faculty to develop after-school tutorial program for students in need of extra help.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • ESL Certified
BBA: Business 1993 Baylor University - Waco, TX
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Enthusiastic teacher effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students with experience in secondary social studies. 
  • California Teaching Credential 
  • Comfortable multi-tasking
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Cooperative team member
  • Excellent time-management
  • Enthusiastic about student learning and success 
  • Skilled in differentiated lesson instruction 
Teacher Aug 2018 to Current
California Connections Academy San Juan Capistrano, California

U.S. and World History

Taught 180 students per semester with well-rounded social studies program

Maintained strong knowledge and memory of important history dates, locations and events

Presented lectures to students and engaged groups by designing interactive presentations and asking questions relevant to history lessons

Effectively communicated with students and caretakers over the phone and in LiveLesson online environment

Teacher Aug 2017 to May 2018
Ponca City Public Schools Ponca City, OK

Psychology, Sociology, and Oklahoma History

Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.

Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.

Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on student's academic performance.

Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.

Substitute Sep 2016 to May 2017
Norman Public Schools Norman, OK
Implemented lesson plans and classroom expectations of primary teacher
Utilized classroom technologies such as Smart Board, PowerPoint, and document camera
Recognized and addressed behavioral issues with students according to school guidelines 
Knowledgeable of school sites emergency procedures and drills
Wrote detailed reports to primary teacher about class events 
Student Teacher Aug 2015 to Feb 2016
Mission Viejo High School Mission Viejo, CA
Designed and implemented differentiated lesson plans
Instructed 10th and 11th grade levels World History and U.S. History
Developed, administered, and corrected assessments in a timely manner
Supported Master Teacher with field trips and substituting 
Teacher Induction Program , Education Expected in 2021 California State University, Fullerton Fullerton, California
Education 2016 Concordia University Irvine, California, US Received California Teaching License 
Bachelor of Arts, History 2013 University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma, US
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Professional Summary

Passionate Healthcare Administrator with the exceptional ability to make ethical decisions in a fast paced environment and the capacity to recognize and solve problems. Developed an understanding of the following areas:

· Human Resource                                       · Marketing                        
· Staffing and Performance                          · Healthcare Law and Regulation

Bachelor of Science: Healthcare Administration Baker College - Flint, Michigan
  • GPA 3.49
  • Coursework in Business Management, Healthcare Administration Ethics, Human Resources Management, Business Analytics.

Work Experience
01/2013 to Current
Private Piano Instructor Self-Employed Michigan

Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material. Managed financial aspects of the business. Accomplished long term relationships with clients and major expansion of the business within a five year period.

01/2018 to Current
Healthcare Administration Intern Porter-Clark Chiropractic Center Flat Rock, MI
  • Oversaw HR training, coaching, mentoring, and staff retention.
  • Executed training programs and human resource meetings.
08/2011 to 02/2013
Paraprofessional Summit Academy Schools Flat Rock, Michigan
Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials. Increased reading comprehension scores for students grades 6 through 8 who qualified for additional assistance. Documented educational improvements.
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Organized, efficient, and hardworking. Passionate about what I do, good at using skills to best perform the job. Expert computing and technology skills including competence in multiple software applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel. 
  • SQL
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Mathematical strengths
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Time management
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills

October 2013 to May 2014
Misericordia Hospital Winnipeg, MB Cashier
  • Worked in the Gift Shop for one school year.
  • My responsibilities were to check the inventory, refill the goods, sale, and work at the counter which including do the balance sheet.
June 2013 to August 2013
Tai'Shan Restaurant Waitress
  • Worked in a restaurant as a waitress to serve customers.
October 2012 to May 2014
Mulvey School Winnipeg, MB Piano Teacher
  • Taught kids piano in Mulvey School once a week for two years, I had 6 students and the smallest kid was 3 years old, the biggest kid is 10 years old.
  • All of them had their performances in Mulvey School for the students and teachers; and the local hospitals for the seniors.
Education and Training
Balmoral Hall School
Winnipeg, MB, Canada

High School Diploma
University of Western Ontario
London, MB, Canada
Bachelor of Science
  • English
  • Mandarin
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Ashley is a fun, upbeat and versatile music teacher with a heart for children's education. She is also a mother, artist and professional musician. She has 15 years of experience teaching children of all ages, backgrounds, and learning styles in programs, classes, and schools. 
  • Teaching & tutoring
  • Group instruction
  • Band Directing
  • Piano, Voice & Guitar
  • Music theory
  • Rhythm instrument competency
  • Dance choreography
  • Art & Stage design
  • Sound equipment operations
  • Program & special events coordination
  • Compassionate & motivational
  • Experience working with  special needs students
  • One on one behavioral/ cognitive skills
  • Lesson planning
  • ASL competence 
03/2003 to Current
Piano Instructor/ Vocal coach Neighborhood Music Lessons Palm Desert, CA
Teaching in-home children's piano & vocal lessons

10/2017 to Current
Teacher Discovery of Learning Palm Desert, CA
-Teaches various world music and rhythm classes to ages 4- 13
-Sings and leads songs on guitar, piano, and/ or hand percussion
-Engages classes that range from 15- 35 students
-Creating Hands on art lessons
-Set up and Clean up
-Writing weekly newsletters and communicating with parents

10/2017 to Current
Kindergarten-1st Substitute Teacher Discovery of Learning Palm Desert, CA
  • Lead circle Time
  • Prepare exploration stations
  • Engage and interact with children
  • Work one one one in all academic subjects
  • As well as Gardening, Art, Music, and Creative Writing
  • Communicate effectively and positively with parents & staff
  • Help children problem solve
10/2017 to Current
Music Elective Teacher Discovery of Learning Palm Desert, CA

-K- 8th elective classes such as World Music, Rhythm Theory, and Open Mic

-Demonstrated and lead rhythm and vocal patterns

-Started a vocal open mic for high schoolers

-Taught Ethnic Music Studies & Music History

-Organized a Cultural Music & Lion Dance performance

-Created a safe and comfortable environment for creative expression

-Inspired learning about other cultures and music styles

-Taught various instruments and lead drum circles

-Taught beginning guitar

-Wrote weekly newsletters

-Communicated effectively and positively with parents & staff

​-Developed positive one on one interaction with children
    01/2014 to 02/2015
    Pianist/ Director of Praise & Worship Faith Tabernacle Lynnwood, WA

    -Directed Choir

    -Coordinated music rehearsals

    -Arranged instrument charts

    -Taught and organized the youth in music

    -Prepared music for special events

    10/2001 to 04/2003
    Assistant Preschool Teacher & Art Coordinator Broadoaks Preschool Whittier, CA
    • Lead circle time and music for ages 2-5
    • Played guitar and lead children's songs
    • Designed art projects and lessons
    • Created art examples
    • Displayed art for public viewing
    • Assisted teachers in daily lessons, indoor and outdoor activities
    • In charge of set up and clean up
    08/2007 to 09/2008
    Assistant Music Teacher Centrum Blues Workshops Port Townsend, WA

    -With 17 students and 10 pianos, taught blues & boogie woogie piano workshops

    -Assisted individuals one on one while being attentive to the class as a whole

    08/2007 to 09/2008
    Assistant Music Teacher Centrum Blues Workshops Port Townsend, CA
    • Taught blues and boogie woogie piano classes in a room of 15 students of all ages and 10 pianos
    • Helped individuals one on one while being attentive to the class as whole
    05/2007 to 07/2007
    Song Writing Teacher Blues in the Schools Seattle, WA

    -Worked with middle school aged kids in low income areas to teach creative expression through blues music

    -Taught 8 week song writing workshops and incorporated music history

    05/2007 to 07/2007
    Teacher Blues In The Schools Seattle, WA
    • Worked with middle school aged kids in low income areas to teach creative expression
    • Taught an 8 week song writing workshop and incorporated music history
    09/2005 to 01/2012
    Vocalist/ Pianist Fairview Ministries Seattle, WA

    -Assisted worship leader in piano music for choir

    -Sang on worship team and choir

    -Played soft piano music during closing prayer

    -Choreographed "Banners of Praise" worship flag dance team

    09/2001 to 06/2005
    Student Jazz band leader Whittier College Jazz Ensemble Whittier, CA

    -Directed ensemble

    -Core piano accompanist for vocal jazz majors

    -Wrote and transposed music for musicians

    -Coordinated rehearsals and performances

    12/2001 to 05/2005
    Assistant Creative Arts Coordinator Bluebird Art Gallery (volunteer) Whittier, CA

    -Assisted in children's painting workshops and cultural dance classes

    -Promoted local Christian artists and musicians in the community

    -Co-facilitated open mic poetry events, music shows and art openings for local artists

    -Supervised youth music shows 

    -Cleaned, organized, set up for events

    Parent Teacher Creative Learning Co-op Palm Desert, CA
    • Taught small classes in a creative learning environment for home schoolers.
    • Wrote weekly lessons and created engaging activities
    • Developed relationships and showed care for each student
    Education and Training
    Bachelor of Arts: Music Major & Art Minor Whittier College Whittier, CA, United States
    -Music Scholarship Award, Whittier College, 2001

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    Career Objective
    Graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Marriage and Family Studies from BYU-Idaho and teach Family Life Education courses mandated by the court
    Work History
    Nanny, 07/2015 to Current
    • Care for a school aged child
    • Actively involved in her academic pursuits and activities
    • Maintain a clean and organized house
    • Encourage self-mastery and emotional stability
    • Communicate effectively with parents about child's needs and progress.
    Piano Teacher, 09/2012 to 06/2015 Self-Employed
    • Facilitated learning of basic piano skills for 15 elementary aged students
    • Held and conducted piano recitals with 45+ attendees
    • Communicated student's growth with parents
    BBA: Marriage and Family Studies, 2018 BYU-I Rexburg, Idaho
    The 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work, 2017 The Gottman Institute Seattle, Washington
    Autism Therapy Assistant, 2016 STEPS Seattle, Washington
    Relevant Experience
    • Marriage and Family Relations Class Instructor - 03/2017 to Current
    • Family Practicum Workshop - 06/2017
    • Religious Women's Group Area President - 09/2015 to 01/2017
    • Family and Consumer Science scholarship - 2015
    • Volunteer Humanitarian Service Abroad - 07/2014
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    Enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to student development and growth. Exceptional communication skills which help aid in the design of enriching innovative activities that address the diverse needs of student learners. Excellent in presenting subject matter in a variety of different styles, emphasizing relevance of materials needed for student success. Active team member who effectively collaborates with all levels of staff members and fosters a positive learning environment for all students.
    • Critical Thinker
    • Title I Knowledge
    • Curriculum Development
    • Differentiated Instruction 
    • Flexible and Adaptive
    • Classroom Management
    • Multicultural Awareness
    • ESOL Strategies
    • Learning Assessments
    • Cooperative Learning
    Teaching Experience
    General Music Teacher 08/2013 to 06/2018 Peters Elementary School Plantation, FL
    Music Director 08/2011 to 06/2013 Imagine School at Broward Coral Springs, FL
    Music Teacher 10/2010 to 06/2011 Wilton Manors Elementary School Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Piano Voice Teacher 06/2007 to 10/2010 Backstage Music Network, Inc. Boca Raton, FL
    Student Teacher 08/2008 to 12/2008 Coral Glades High School Coral Springs, FL General music classroom instructor teaching grades K-12 including autistic, DHH, ESE and gifted students. Musical Director for choral, percussion, recorder and Orff ensembles. Also trained in Roland piano keyboard lab systems. Created, developed and implemented stimulating lesson plans that cover a wide range of topics and foster music appreciation aligned with a culturally diverse curriculum built on the New Generation Standards. Instruct students in the technical aspects of music by conducting rehearsals, directing shows and assemblies and participate in festivals and competitions that evaluate student progress. Implemented student centered learning methodologies to enhance the classroom environment by acting as facilitator to promote student leadership while initiating and creating positive learning opportunities. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues fostering an environment of open communication and support. 
    Education and Training
    Certification: Professional Teaching K-12 2015
    Certification: Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education Level I 2012 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL, United States
    Bachelor of Arts: Education 2008 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL, United States
    Professional Training
    Specials K-5 Professional Development (2017)
    Level 1 21st Century Learner (2016)
    Clinical Educator Training (2014)
    Annual Elementary Music Workshops ( 2013- Present)
    Specials Writing Curriculum (2011)
    Member of (BCEMTA) Broward County Educators Music Teachers Association (2008)
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    Currently, a department manager responsible for merchandising, stocking, receiving, ordering, and customer service.  Simultaneously teaching cello as a registered Suzuki teacher, freelancing as an accompanist, and supplying as a vacancy organist.
    • Highly organized
    • Self-motivated
    • Fast hands-on learner
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Registered Suzuki Teacher
    • Extensive knowledge of Suzuki training method
    • Member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas
    • Veteran cellist of ten years
    Michigan Music Teachers Association Student Lansing, MI State Finalist 05/2009 Piano soloist at MMTA state finals
    The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy Lombard, IL Performer 07/2009 Publisher premier of Timothy Brown's Dance Preludes for piano duet
    Music Teachers National Association Stevens Point, WI National Finalist 04/2010 Piano duo performer at MTNA national finals
    Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Duo Competition Chicago, IL Honorable Mention 06/2010 to 06/2011 Piano duo winner of honorable mention award
    Soo Theatre Project Inc Sault Ste. Marie, MI Cello Teacher 09/2012 to 05/2014 Teacher of cello including assisting with youth and adult orchestras, and string camps.
    Accompanist Piano Accompanist 01/2012 to Current Accompanist for various choirs, solo/ensemble, and soloists ranging from beginners to professionals. Events include Michigan State Solo & Ensemble Festival, EUP Festival of Voice, and a local concert series.
    Immanuel Lutheran Church Sault Sainte Marie, MI Church Organist/Pianist 01/2010 to Current Organist/Pianist whose duties include choir accompaniment, regular services, funerals, and weddings.
    Soo Theatre Project Inc Sault Ste. Marie, MI Cellist (Assistant Principal) 08/2012 La Boheme pit orchestra
    In Harmony Music Studio Sault Sainte Marie, MI Cello/Piano Teacher 09/2015 to Current Private music studio co-owned with piano/flute instructor.  Studio offers exclusive instruction utilizing the Suzuki method.
    OHIO International Duet & Duo Piano Competition Athens, OH Piano Duo Performer 06/2016 Hand-selected by Anderson and Roe Piano Duo for master class following the competition.
    Walmart Sault Ste Marie Supercentre Sault Ste. Marie, MI Cashier/Customer Service Desk Assoc. 10/2015 to 06/2017 Provided customer service for purchases, returns, bill-pay, and money services.
    Walmart Sault Ste Marie Supercentre Sault Ste. Marie, MI Customer Service/Department Manager 06/2017 to Current Assisted cashiers with problems, scheduled employee breaks/meals, provided customer assistance with manager related questions, oversaw indoor/outdoor maintenance staff.  Kept area organized by merchandising to fit customer needs and seasonal events, ordered necessary product, received product orders, and organized overstock and backroom stock. 
    Education and Training
    Music 2011 Beckman Family Homeschool, Sault Sainte Marie, MI, USA Homeschool graduate with an emphasis in music.  MMTA State Student Finalist 2009.  MTNA National Finalist in Duo Piano 2010.
    Piano Performance Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI Dual enrollment including private instruction and performance class under Assoc. Prof. Helen Marlais.
    Piano Duo Performance Private Piano Duo Instruction, Rochester, MI Studied piano duo performance with Assoc. Prof. Mary Siciliano at Oakland University.
    Cello Unit 1 2013 Suzuki Teacher Institute, Ypsilanti, MI
    Piano Unit 1 2014 Suziki Teacher Institute, Indianapolis, IN
    Cello Unit 2 2014 Suzuki Teacher Institute, Ypsilanti, MI
    Piano Units 2 & 3 2015 Suzuki Teacher Institute, Memphis, TN
    Cello Unit 3 2015 Suzuki Teacher Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
    Cello Units 4 & 5 2016 Suzuki Teacher Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
    Piano Units 4 & 5 2017 Suzuki Teacher Institute, Fort Worth, TX
    Activities and Honors

    • Opening Performer Trio Magnificat Cellist Scarab Club 2013
    • Hosted Classical Music Concert Series SSM, MI 2010-2016
    • Member, Suzuki Association of the Americas