EducationUniversity of Georgia B.A. English, 1999
TIBIA Massage School Madison, WI 2009
ExperienceSummary: Dynamic and results oriented teacher committed to instilling a passion for learning. A strong talent to develop and implement creative, hands-on curriculum that reaches every student’s learning style and ability, empowering students to succeed and realize their individual goals. A trustworthy and approachable individual with excellent communication to cooperatively work with students.
Areas of Expertise:
Effective Listening/Bilingual (Spanish)/ELA preparation/Curriculum Development/Technology Integration/Interactive Games/Team Teaching/Creative Writing
Effectively taught large classes of adult ESL students at private college in Morrow, GA.
Designed, implemented and taught ESL curriculum in Venezuela to adults, youth and children while participating in Venezuelan life and culture.
Augmented student learning through one on one instruction for both non-English and English speaking students in subject matters of English, Spanish, Biology and Algebra.
Effectively modified lessons to accommodate reading and language levels.
Motivated students to take charge of their own learning and set their own goals. Documented progress, enhancing student improvement in both understanding and performance.
Maintained effective behavior management within the classroom by incorporating motivational activities and positive reinforcement strategies.
Served as school-wide Spanish-English translator.
Provided supplemental, in-house and cooperative ELA support to ESOL students, developing and implementing diverse curriculum to effectively meet the needs of each student’s learning style and ability.
Experience in coaching gymnastics, dance choreography, drama and creative writing.
Relevant Teaching Experience:
Interactive College of Technology - Morrow, GA (2010)
Fulltime Adult ESL Instructor
Total Learning Concepts – Loganville, GA (2007)
Private Spanish Tutor, St. Simons Island, GA (2006)
Glynn Academy – St. Simons Island, GA (2005-2006)
McKendree Elementary School - Lawrenceville, GA (2001-2002)
Resident In-House Substitute Teacher
Los Ninos Primeros Summer Language Camp - Atlanta, GA (2001-2002, Summers Only)
La Comunidad Cristiana de Barquisimeto - Barquisimeto, Venezuela (2000-2001)
HobbiesMassage Therapy, Healing Arts, Yoga, Dance, Riding my bike, Going for long walks and participating in my community, Local Food, Cooking, Baking, Fashion, Animals, Novice Gardening, Art, Languages, Culture,Music, Nature, Photography, People!
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