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  • at his home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Dissertation and thesis writing preparation
  • English literature
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
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  • College

Exepreinced English Teacher in Columbia South Carolina area Available for summer tutoring

Methodology

I hold an undergraduate degree in journalism. I am former peace corps volunteer who created educational assistance projects for Feed the children the Philippines, and I also have almost fifteen years of substitute teaching all grades and topics in the Columbia, South Carolina. I am in the process of getting ready to take the Praxis test to become a regular middle and high school English teacher.

Background

I hold an undergraduate degree in journalism. I am former peace corps volunteer who created educational assistance projects for Feed the children the Philippines, and I also have almost fifteen years of substitute teaching all grades and topics in the Columbia, South Carolina. I am in the process of getting ready to take the Praxis test to become a regular middle and high school English teacher.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : $20/h
Lessons offered by Keith
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Dissertation and thesis writing preparation
  • English literature
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College

Keith's resume

Keith Howard Seymour
224 East Meadow Court
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(concealed information) (Cell)
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Objective I am seeking a position in which I may utilize my education
and experiences in the areas of Business, Media,
Community, and Nonprofit Relations and fundraising, as
well as community development advocacy and education with
an organization in which I may further development my skills
within the organization, as well as other organizations
with the same or similar mission.

Education: South University , Columbia, S.C.
A.B.A. Paralegal Certification Program
Completed Degree Program on November 19, 2004
Graduated with a 3.19 Cumulative GPA

Benedict College , Columbia, S.C
August 1997- December 1992.
B.A. Degree in Public Relations-Journalism
Minor Degree in Political Science

Employment

April 2016 Realistic Poetry.com
Poetry Winner and Author
Won for poem “The Old Woman”

November 2015 Florida National Guard Fundraiser for South Carolina Flood Victims
Relief, Columbia, South Carolina.
Media Consultant, Local Press Representative
Worked directly with local event arranger , Peter Zeef
Concert was held at Columbia Speedway in West Columbia to raise Money for Flood Victims of the Midlands Area of South Carolina that were affected by the record “1000 Year Flood” that occurred in October 2015
Concert included National Musical Stars such as “Hall of Fame Recording Artist,” Billy Gibbons of “ZZ Top,” and “American Idol Winner' and National pop Singing Star, Candice Glover.
Contracted to help promote follow up concert in Spring 2016.




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Keith Howard Seymour
224 East Meadow Court
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(concealed information) (Cell)
(concealed information)


February 2013 Xlibris Publishing
Self-Published Children’s Book Author
Book is for children five to eight years old
Book emphasizes the love between a parent and child as being more important than that of material possessions

August 2015-Present Richland School District One, Columbia, South Carolina
Substitute Teacher
Substitute teach all academic and related arts topics at all grade levels in Richland School District One
Substitute teach French at Elementary, Middle, and High School Levels
Substitute Teach Spanish at Elementary and Middle School Levels

September ’01-February 2016 T&N Publishing Company:” Carolina Panorama Newspaper,
Columbia, S.C.

Sales and advertising Executive, Contributing Writer
Solicited and Maintained Advertising Accounts for the largest African-American Targeted and read publication in the Central South Carolina and Midlands Area of South Carolina, with an average weekly circulation of at least 45,000
Sold Banner Ads for the Newspapers digital Website and E-Edition of the newspaper
Wrote on a variety of topics involving features, current events, education, and politics.
Assisted with the recruiting and training of interns

May 2012 “Catalyst Magazine,” Columbia, S.C.
Contributing Writer
Magazine is put out by City Lights Interdenominational Prayer Group and Charity, lead by Bishop James Redfern (Redfern Deuce) of African Methodist Episcopal Church, Columbia, S.C.
Article titled “Good Stewards” was the importance of buying life insurance, and taking care of financial obligations to loved ones, from a Christian Perspective
Article was distributed to and read by group of 300-500 individuals and business people attending the monthly prayer breakfast


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Keith Howard Seymour
224 East Meadow Court
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(Cell)
(concealed information)

August ’10-November ’10 Family Connection, Columbia, S.C.
Independently Contracted Event Planner, Fundraiser
Organization is advocacy organization for children and families dealing with autism
I actively worked with the organization, and Lexington/Richland School District Five to do its annual fundraising buddy walk event at Dutch Fork High School in Irmo, South Carolina on November 8, 2010
Worked with person that contracted me in getting an American Idol Second Place winner La Kisha Jones to perform at the event
Instrumental in using corporate and political connections
in raising donations

September ’09-Present Sewell Consultancy: “SCHotline.com,” Columbia, S.C.
Contributing Writer, Contributing Editor, Advertising
Executive
I work directly with the founder/owner of the company to write articles and editorials on various social and political issues and events
I sell e-mail blasts and banner ads to various groups, companies, organizations, and individuals to help promote their various issues, positions, and products
I attend various social, political, and networking events with and on behalf of the founder/owner of the company
Website has been named one of the country’s “Go To” websites for social and political issues and figures in the Southern part of the country

February 2013-August 2013 World Finance Group, Columbia, S.C.
Independent Life Insurance Agent
Sold Life Insurance on a Straight Commission Pay Scale
Assisted with the recruiting and hiring of new employees
Worked with a company that dealt with one hundred and fifty separate life insurance and financial service companies


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Keith Howard Seymour
3700 Bush River Rd., A-2
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(concealed information) (Cell)
(concealed information)

December 2011-December 2012 American General Life and Accident Insurance Company
Columbia, S.C.
Health and Life Insurance Agent
I promoted and sold the company’s key product: “Quality of Life Insurance,” to private and business clients.
Dealt with selling worksite insurance and buy-sell insurance agreements
Actively assisted clients on insurance and financial planning needs on a periodic, annual, and an as need basis
Promoted and sold the company’s supplemental health products
Resigned in December 2012 to be considered for a special independent agent position with the company, so that I could pursue using skills in sales and customer service with an organization that would provide me with more financial stability

October ‘07- July’08 Teleperformance USA, Columbia, S.C.
Residential and Business DSL Customer and Technical
Support Specialist
Work for Outsource Technical Support Center on behalf of AT&T Internet and DSL Services
Worked with business and residential customers living and working in the AT&T-Bellsouth nine region area
Trained in troubleshooting business systems, including troubleshooting over the phone with technicians and IT Person


December 18, 2008 “The Catholic Miscellany Newspaper,” Catholic Diocese of
Charleston, South Carolina
Contributing Writer
Newspaper is the diocesan newspaper for the entire Catholic Church in the State of South Carolina, and also circulates in areas of Georgia, Since the Diocese of Charleston is part of the Archdiocese of Atlanta
Article reported on and reviewed an original Christmas musical that was written by a parishioner of, and debuted
at “Divine Redeemer Catholic Church in York, South Carolina
Article also appeared on the Catholic Miscellany Website page for the Diocese of Charleston Website


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Keith Howard Seymour
224 East Meadow Court
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(concealed information) (Cell)
(concealed information)



December ’08-January “09 “Midlands Live Magazine,” Columbia, S.C.
Contributing Writer
Three part multi-article on local transit system
Investigative expose article on the local transit system and its operational and financial problems
Sources for the Article were local and state officials, as well as the head of the local transit authority (CMRTA), and the director of the Central Council of Midlands Governments

November ’05-December ‘06 Richland School District One, Columbia, S.C.
Substitute Teacher
Received Substitute Teacher Certification from Richland School District One in November of 2005
I substitute taught all academic and non-academic subjects at all grades levels through Richland School One, in Columbia, South Carolina
I have experience teaching AAP and Special Needs students (Physically Handicapped, Emotionally Handicapped, Teachable Mentally Handicapped, Tutoring (Resource) Students on an elementary Middle and high school level.
Experience teaching in-school-suspension classes on an elementary, middle and high school level.


April ’05-June ’05 Sovidian/Data On CD, Inc., Columbia, S.C.
Imaging Specialist for Nexsun, Pruett, Pollard and Jacobs
Law Firm (Temporary Position)
Responsible for electronic filing and e-mailing of legal correspondence, research, files, and other data used by the company’s lawyers and paralegals.





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Keith Howard Seymour
224 East Meadow Court
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(concealed information) (Cell)
(concealed information)

November ’04 Holler, Dennis, Corbett, Ormand, Plante, and Garner Law Firm,
Columbia, S.C.
Paralegal Intern
Worked with the firms law partners and legal staff on cases involving Personal injury, Workers Compensation, Probate and Real Estate Transactions
Experience with sending out and sorting through letters and documents involving legal discovery process

February ’02-November ’02 “Midlands Live Magazine,” Columbia, S.C.
Contributing Columnist
Creator and original columnist for “Flipside Column”
I wrote the “Flipside Column” under the pseudonym of C.K. Moore
Column was an interactive column that wrote on issues from a male perspective, but encouraged all readers to reply to comments made in the column

September‘01-June ’06 Richland School District Two, Columbia, S.C.
Substitute Teacher
Received Substitute Teacher Certification form Richland School District Two, in June 2002
I substitute taught all academic subjects and grades throughout Richland School District Two, in Columbia, South Carolina.
I have experience teaching ALERT, TLC, AAP, and special needs students (Physically Handicapped, Emotionally Handicapped, Teachable Mentally Handicapped, Tutoring (Resource) classes on elementary, middle and high school levels.
Experience teaching in-school-suspension classes on a elementary and middle school level

September 01’-April ‘03 Richland school District One, Columbia, S.C.
Substitute Teacher
Substitute all academic Subjects at all grade levels throughout Richland School District One, in Columbia, South Carolina
Experience in teaching AAP and Special Needs (Physically handicapped, Emotionally handicapped Teachable Mentally handicapped, and Tutoring, at elementary. middle and high school levels
Experience teaching in school suspension classes on elementary and middle school levels.


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Keith Howard Seymour
224 East Meadow Court
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(concealed information) (Cell)
(concealed information)

March ’01-September ’01 United States Peace Corps-Philippines
Business Advisor for Youth Development (BAYD) Volunteer
Assigned to the National Office of Feed the Children-Philippines,” to work assist with the creation and implantation of various educational assistance programs, job creation programs, and programs assisting children and females rescued from illegal “white slavery” and Prostitution.

Worked directly with the executive director of “Feed the Children-Philippines,” and her senior staff in planning and implementing various organizational, community events and programs co-sponsored by U.S. Peace Corps, and the provincial and municipal governments, for the impoverished fishing village of Tubigon, Bohol Province

Acted as a liaison between “Feed the Children-Philippines,” and Peace Corps-Philippines offices, as well as provincial, town, and neighborhood leaders and the community at large.

February ‘99-March ‘01- Richland School District Two, Columbia, S.C.
Substitute Teacher
Substitute taught at Forest Lake Elementary, Joseph Keels Elementary, Dent Middle, and Richland Northeast High Schools, located in Columbia, South Carolina
Experience working with advanced education and special education students at “Dent Middle school,” at the seventh and eighth grade levels
Experience working with children in all grade levels, and in all academic subjects

October ’97-December ’97 “Field Source Marketing Group,” Dallas, Texas: “Starbuck’s
Coffee’s” “Frappuccino Drink Promotional Campaign for the
Midlands Area of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
Independently Contracted Promotional Spokesperson
A short term public relations assignment that ended December 14, 1997
Worked as a local spokesperson promoting a new consumer beverage that is put out by “Starbuck’s Coffee” of Seattle, Washington, and that is bottled by “Pepsi Bottling Company”
Attended trade shows, business functions, radio satellite events, and business retail events within the South Carolina Midlands Area




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Keith Howard Seymour
224 East Meadow Court
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(concealed information) (Cell)
(concealed information)

December ’96- June ’97 Inter-Media Marketing, Inc., Columbia, S.C.
. Inbound Customer Service Representative (Telemarketer)
Responsible for taking and filling orders for various products sponsored by client organizations sponsored by client organizations and companies of Inter-Media Marketing, Inc.
“Worked full-time schedule of 7 a.m-3 p.m. (December ’96-January ’97)
Worked full-time schedule of 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) (January ’97-June ’97)

September ’96-March 2001 T&N Publishing Company:” Carolina Panorama Newspaper,
“Progressive American Monthly Magazine, Columbia, S.C.
Staff Writer, Advertising Executive
Solicited and Maintain Advertising Accounts for one of the largest African-American Targeted and read publication in the Central South Carolina and Midlands Area of south Carolina, with an average weekly circulation of at least 16,000-25,000
Wrote on a variety of topics involving features, current events, education, and politics.
Assisted with the recruiting and training of interns
Contributing Assistant Editor August 1997-March 2001
Contributing Advertising Executive June 1998-May 1999
Staff Advertising Executive May 1999-March 2001

October ‘95-February ’98 Richland County School District One, Columbia, S.C.
Substitute Teacher
Worked with grades Kindergarten through Twelfth in all academic subjects at: “A.C. Moore,” Bradley, Brennan,” Lyons Street, Rosewood

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