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C
Carol
« Davina is a very caring and smart person and a great teacher. She is... More »
C
Carol
« Davina is a very caring and smart person and a great teacher. She is not only very intelligent but she has a true passion for her students and is a very responsible and caring person. »
$15/h
1st lesson free!
Verified teacher profile
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by DAVINA
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Educational advocate who is passionate about academic and personal success for all

Methodology

I encourage each individual student to recognize their own obstetrical, and develop tools to overcome those and achieve success. I start be developing a positive relationship with each student, and reinforce positive attitudes while exploring the areas where we can make improvements.

Background

I have a BA in Literature and an MA in Native American Studies. I have experience working with students form infants, to High School Seniors. I have also taught Freshmen level college courses online. I have helped students with a verity of needs, including behavioral, social and academic difficulties.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $75
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $150

Details

I'll wave the travel fee for any location within a 10 mile radius of my location or for lessons hosted at my residence.

Lessons offered by DAVINA
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

DAVINA's resume

Davina Caddell
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1926 E. Camelback Rd. Apt. 539 Phoenix, Az. 85019

I am a creative, continuous learner, with 18 years work experience, including customer service and classroom management. I am motivated and passionate about education, Native American culture and the humanities. I am seeking a career opportunity with a positive and productive work environment where I may use my already developed skills, and continue developing new skills for the future.



Education:
MA Native American Studies: University of Oklahoma
BS Literature and Cultural Studies with Minor in Native American Studies: University of Oklahoma
AS Humanities: Oklahoma City Community College



Career Experience:
Head Cashier: Lowe’s Home Improvement (4 years)
Oversee daily customer service activities. Manage daily schedule of approximately 30 cashiers. Trained new employees. Actively assisted in loss prevention, assisted in documentation of employee activities for HR purposes, and ensured proper and safe money and merchandise handling.
Policy Analyst and Research Intern: Choctaw Nation Tribal Policy Department (6 months)
Tribal elections data archive project, Tribal voter registration project,Environmental policy research project, Hunting and Fishing State compact, Federal Indian Policy weekly data analysis and report, Educated voter project, Tribal sovereignty presentations, Washington D.C. visits, 2017 Annual Sovereignty Symposium, 2017 annual mid - year National Congress of the American Indian conferences.
Cultural Coordinator Intern: Chickasaw Nation Chokka Kalimpi Family Resource Center (6 months)
Collaborated on cultural events and presentations for Chickasaw citizens. Engaged in communications between main office, tribal headquarters and local community. Co-organized multiple programs over a 3 month period, including Chickasaw language, beading, moccasin making and cultural workshops.
Archive Intern: Sequoyah National Research Center at UALR (4 months)
Spearheaded the Native Writers Collection organization and data entry project- preservation of materials, with 95 % completion of project over a two month period. Assisted in generating a research question database, for the use of future students to reference when doing research projects.“Most productive Intern cohort since beginning of Intern program”.
Graduate Teaching Assistant: University of Oklahoma Native American Studies (2 years) Assisted in course material included Indigenous research methodologies, Native American history and contemporary issues research projects.
Instructor on Record: University of Oklahoma (1 year)
Facilitated the progress of an online “Introduction to Native American Studies” course serving approximately 30- 40 students
Special Cites & Middle School Tutor: Norman Public Schools Indian Education (2 years)
Advocated Native student success at Dimensions Alternative Public School Academies, Lighthouse Boys Correctional Facility, Cornerstone Boys Correctional Facility, and Promise Correctional Education Programs and Longfellow Middle School. IEP and 504 parent-teacher conferences. Weekly grade reviews and progress reports. Offered academic tutoring, GED preparation, Cap and Gown and other graduation cost scholarships, and college application assistance. Created student and family resources on Tribal Sovereignty, Tribal History and Culture and, Scholarships. Tribal consultation student data analysis and report. JOM Conference program presentation. Sat on Native Student College Scholarship Application Review Committee.
Middle School Teacher (Writing & Math) : EAGLE Harmony Prep School (5 months)
Executed quality classroom lessons and oversaw student success, through engaged lesson planning, and active student monitoring. Grades 5 - 8.
Re-engagement Specialist: University of Phoenix: Present
Outreach communications with enrolled students to ensure retention and graduation.

Volunteer Experience:
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History’s Native American Language Archive: Entered in archival material into the archive’s online search the database service.
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History’s Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair: Stagehand and performer sponsor.
University of Oklahoma’s First Annual Indigenous Peoples Day: Grand Entry Procession Flag Bearer.
University of Oklahoma N7 Event: Native sports trivia station.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society “Gives Back Event”: Elementary School Cleanup.

Clubs & Organizations:
University of Oklahoma Chapter Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society: Treasurer (1 year), Hospitality Chair (1 year), President (2 years), Alumni (since 2015).
University of Oklahoma Indigenous Graduate Student Alliance: Founding member and constitutional committee chair.
Dell City Community Choctaw Language Learning Class: Weekly attendee from 2014 to 2017. Facebook group admin.
Choctaws of OU student group: Served as a mentor for undergraduate Choctaw students at the University of Oklahoma.

Assets:
Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Google Suite: Docs, G-mail, Slides, Sheets, Notes, Groups, Keep, Forms, Classroom.
LifeLine: Youth suicide prevention training
Retail management: Customer service & communication, time management, loss prevention
Lesson Planning: Math, writing, volleyball skills
Academic writing & research: Co-author for an online graduate student American Indian Rhetoric Annotated Bibliography, Master’s Thesis: Choctaw People and Boarding Schools, Indigenous research methods
“How to get a scholarship” powerpoint presentation
Tribal consultation powerpoint presentation team
JOM conference presentation team
Organization and planning: Field trips, After school programs, Academic challenge events , College and Career Fairs, Volleyball tournaments
Food Handlers Certified
CPR certified
Arizona State Secondary Teacher Intern Certification

Reviews on DAVINA
  • 5/5

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1 recommendation

C
Carol

Davina is a very caring and smart person and a great teacher. She is not only very intelligent but she has a true passion for her students and is a very responsible and caring person.

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