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Clara - Prof vocabulary - english - Chevy Chase
$10/h
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Clara
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary - English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • College / University

English Vocabulary and Language - MA International Relations, Remote or Online Instruction Only

Methodology

I have a BA in Sociology. I graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a 3.8 GPA and honors in Sociology. I am pursuing an MA in International Relations where I also have a 3.8 GPA as well. Overall I am academically confident, and I have worked in education for the past 4 years.

Background

I have been working teaching English Writing and Language skills for four years. I have taught both in Ghana and the United States, and I teach both adults and children alike. As an educator I specialize in SAT and ACT tutoring and editing essays and writing assignments. Additionally I have taught people in English Language acquisition.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $10/h
Lessons offered by Clara
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary - English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • College / University

Clara's resume

Professional Profile:
Compassionate and dedicated professional with 3 years’ experience in international development and education in multicultural environments
Core Competencies:
International Education * International Development * Trained in IB and MYP curriculum * Naviance Trained * Social Science Research * Lesson Plans * Classroom Management * Multicultural Work Environments * Marketing and Business Management * Computer Software Skills
Relevant Experience:
Academic Support & College Counseling [Tema, Ghana] August 2015 - Present
β€’ Charged with assisting 80 students and their parents in all phases of college application process (G9-G12)
β€’ Organize and implement Peer Tutoring program connecting more than 20 students with academic challenges to appropriate peer tutors
β€’ Create and implement individualized lesson plans for study & life skills for 50 students in Grade 7&8 classrooms
β€’ Designed training package for preparation for newly designed SAT & ACT tests and guided more than 40 students through program
β€’ Create promotional material such as event fliers using university admissions statistical information to advertise and support departmental programs

Site Manager, Exponential Education [Kumasi, Ghana] April 2014 – Aug 2015
β€’ Managed daily operations of tutoring center, including tracking the progress of 75 students
β€’ Created over 30 individualized lesson plans for SAT preparation classes and guided 45 students through the program
β€’ Linked organization with GES officials and more than 20 partner schools
β€’ Produced new promotional materials and implemented marketing program which resulted in a 50% increase in student membership
β€’ Implemented a new package that extended services to university graduates which resulted in a doubling of market base and an increase in profits
β€’ Ensured organizational financial security by establishing and meeting financial goals
Marketing & Research, Nonviolence International [Intern] Dec. 2013 - April 2014
β€’ Produced reports about status of international conflicts
β€’ Recorded and analyzed over 100 Israeli laws and regulations
β€’ Initiated fundraising programs and assisted in writing of three grant proposals which resulted in funding for new research projects
Academic Advisor & Teacher, Heritage Academy [Ghana] May 2013 – Dec. 2013
β€’ Taught grades 4-7, Math, English, Social Studies, Citizenship and Health
β€’ Assisted in preparation of advertising strategy which resulted in a 20% increase in student enrollment
β€’ Constructed library and assisted teachers in setting up a directed reading program, which helped the entire student population of 2,000 students to improve their literacy skills
Global Initiatives Assistant, McDaniel College [Maryland] Sept. 2011 - May 2013
β€’ Assisted faculty member in establishing a program to increase global awareness and international participation on campus
β€’ Inducted the first 25 members in the first year of the program
β€’ Created all of the promotional materials to launch the first program and opening event, bringing in more than 100 guests and donors
β€’ Managed all student committee meetings and supervised five initial staff volunteers
Research Assistant, Universal Research Company [Botswana] Summer 2012
β€’ Prepared and presented promotional company information at 7 health summit meetings
β€’ Collected and analyzed data for presentations and promotional materials on HIV/AIDS to be distributed to 3,000 community members
Academic Experience
Phi Beta Kappa – High Honors Society
Alpha Kappa Delta – Sociology Honors Society
Omnicron Kappa Delta – Leadership Honors Society
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Presenter MCHC Conference and Intersectional Conference: 2013
International Experience
Ghana, West Africa, Study Abroad with School of International Training
Independent research on ethnocentrism and international travel participation
Independent research on Deaf education in Ghana
Independent global travel to over 10 countries
Education
McDaniel College 2009-2013
B.A. Sociology
Magna Cum Laude: 3.83
Honors Student
Skills
Technology: Microsoft Word * Power Point * Excel * SPSS * Naviance * ManageBac
Languages: Intermediate Twi * Intermediate Akan * Intermediate Sign Language * Basic Spanish * Basic French

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