My teaching method is based on student need, expectations, and abilities. I will find the materials and methods that work best for you.
I have a degree in cultural anthropology and have worked in non-profit and educational organizations. I am a published writer, can teach academic subjects, and have helped many students speak, read, and write English. I have learned French, Chinese, and German.
For oral English, $25 per hour
For Written English, $30 per hour
9/2016 to 4/2017 Multnomah County Health Department Project Manager and Evaluator
User research; Behavioral health, social service, and criminal justice system integration; Survey and data analysis; System mapping; Policy analysis; Program evaluation; Stakeholder engagement; Project management and development (limited term position)
2015 to 2016 Volunteers of America Oregon Development Officer
Project management; User research; Social service and behavioral health research; Grant proposal development and management; Communications Manager; Coordination of funding for child abuse prevention, at-risk youth prevention services, and domestic and teen family violence prevention programs; Grants monitoring and reporting.
2012 to 2015: Volunteers of America Oregon Publications and Grants Coordinator
Project management; Communications Manager; Grant proposal development and management for a wide array of social service and behavioral health programs; Donor communications; Relationship management; Program evaluation; Semi-annual newsletters, annual reports, web content, social media.
2010 – 2012: Research, Grant Writing, Relationship and Program Management for Educational and Non-profit organizations Consultant
Grant Development; Research; Donor Cultivation
2/2010 – 9/2010 United States Census Bureau, Seattle Regional Office, State of Oregon Partnership Specialist
Project management for state-wide initiatives and outreach campaigns; Communications Manager; User Research; Local implementation of federal and state policy; Partnership development with county, social service and educational institutions; Development and implementation of cross-cultural communication and understanding training for Field Operations Supervisors and Crew Leaders; Staff and volunteer supervision state-wide.
2006 – 2009 Multnomah County Department Human Services Senior Research and Evaluation Analyst
Project management and coordination of County and City funded educational and social service anti-poverty programming (SUN Community Schools and SUN Service System); User Research; Educational equity; Coordination of social service and community development projects; Grant management and proposal development; Research and development; Program evaluation; Facilitation and management of educational, business, and political collaborative networks; Staff development and management; At-risk youth; Minority student achievement gap; Culturally responsive curriculum; Family and community involvement; Strategic planning; Technical assistance; Budget preparation; Policy analysis; Quantitative and qualitative research; Database management
1997 – 2005 Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory Program Advisor
User Research; Educational research, evaluation, and analysis; Research project management; Educational equity; Program evaluation; Technical assistance; Communications Manager; Interpretation of federal, state, and local policy to agencies and community development organizations; At-risk youth; Minority student achievement gap; Community development; Ethnic diversity; School, family, community partnerships; Early and middle literacy; Bilingual/bi-cultural education; Alaska Native and Native American education; Strategic planning; Mapping community assets; Dialogue as social action; Staff development and management.
1996 – 1997 Qingdao University Qingdao, Shandong, China Researcher/Lecturer
Ethnographic field research and analysis of ethnicity, gender and intellectual identities; Analysis of the impact of economic reforms on urban intellectuals and rural migrants; Teach courses in US/UK Culture
1995 – 1996 International Learning Program Portland, OR Instructor
Develop curriculum and comprehensive social service programs for minority, immigrant, and at-risk middle and high school youth; Teach social studies and ESL
1986 – 1993 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
Cultural Anthropology with focus on Ideology; Gender; Social, Political, and Economic change; China
1981 - 1984 University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
Major in Anthropology, Minor in Chinese, Certificate in Women’s Studies
PUBLICATIONS : available on request
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