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CAREER OBJECTIVE

TEACHER OF ENGLISH and Language Arts, especially for second language students, or where remediation is required to meet the district's standards and pedagogic objectives for the core communication skills.


SUMMARY

Over six years' experience learning and exercising classroom management skills as a licensed New York State teacher of language arts. Over twelve years' experience as a teacher of English as a Second language in Mexico and Asia. Taught both juveniles and adults with patience, understanding, and flexibility.



QUALIFYING SKILLS


CREDENTIALS


Bachelor of Arts, with Distinction, English Literature, Purdue University

Master of Arts, Secondary Education, New York University

Certified Teacherof English, State of New York



EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

TRADITIONAL ENGLISH


MILILANI HIGH SCHOOL, Mililani, Hawaii, Spanish Language, 10-12 - re-established control over methods and materials in the management of this foreign language program;

LYCEE FRANCAIS DE NEW-YORK - integrated critical thinking philosophy into English language program for this French and English bilingual school;

SACRED HEART COLLEGE, Puerto Rico - served as New York University Teaching Fellow; designed post-secondary ESL program and language lab;

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE


MEXICAN-AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Mexico City - launched teacher training program; taught Business English and TOEFL classes;

OE DAE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE, Pusan, ROK. Taught ESL at the elementary and middle school levels;

LET'S GO KID ENGLISH, Seoul, ROK. Taught ESL at the elementary and middle school levels; designed curriculum, based on selective objectives, chose materials, and wrote syllabi for ESL program at those levels, as well as supervised staff.

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