Hello-My high passion for the past 28 years has been working with students of English. Whether it be an advanced proficiency class or MBA students, my students have always experienced a challenging, yet energetic lesson with me.
-MA Ed. TESOL/Linguistics 1992
-28 years teaching and administrative experience
-University and Graduate levels in TOFEL, K-12 and online expertise in Advanced Grammar, Developmental and Research Writing, Reading, Pronunciation, Business English
-State certified: ESL K-12, Elementary Ed K-6 (NJ and NH)
-ESL -Curriculum Design
Pillar College, Somerset, New Jersey
Instructor of ESL, Communications and Developmental Writing, Aug 2016 – May 2018
Instruct pre-college and college levels international students in Communications 101 elective for ESL students,
English 100/Developmental Writing for ESL students and Advanced Grammar
Evaluate, grade students' class work, writing and teamwork assignments, and term papers.
Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handout. Prepare and deliver
lectures to undergraduate on topics such as Cross-Cultural Communications, Research Writing and
Citations, and Six Points of Writing. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required
records and confer with registrar on student attendance, Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course
content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey
Instructor Literacy Development for state certification, Jun 2017 – Present
Supervise and monitor students' progress in group projects and individual assignments, administer oral,
written, or performance tests to measure progress and to evaluate student use of literacy assessment strategies.
Conduct extensive classroom lessons to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques procedures, or methods
of literacy development. Prepare reports and maintain records such as student grades, attendance rolls, and
training activity details. Instruct summer program for state certified teachers in Literacy Development K-12
for state certification in Reading Specialist
Columbia University and Hunter College, New York, New York
Teaching Mentor, Aug 2014 – Jun 2015
Supervise students' fieldwork, internship, and research work. Prepare and deliver workshops to graduate students on topics such as curriculum development, learning and development and SIOP instruction. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues. Provided on site and online support for first year post-graduate teachers throughout NYC
Ewing School District, Ewing, New Jersey
ESL Instructor, Sep 2009 – Jun 2015
Instruct grades K-5 in English Language Acquisition, evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers. Teach writing classes, support in Core Content areas, Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records. Assist students who need extra help with their coursework outside of class. Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbook, teach classes using online technology.
Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, New Hampshire
Instructor of Advanced ESL, Research Writing, Business Communications and SIOP Teacher Education,
Jan 2007 – Aug 2009
Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts, Facilitate and moderate classroom discussions, Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course material and methods of instruction. Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and graduate students, Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
New Hampshire Department of Education, Concord, New Hampshire
Title III State Coordinator, Jan 2008 – Jun 2009
Observe teaching methods and examine learning materials to evaluate and standardize curricula and teaching techniques and to determine areas where improvement is needed.
Evaluate curricula, teaching methods, and programs to determine their effectiveness, efficiency, and utilization, and to ensure that school activities comply with federal, state, and local regulations. Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies and procedures to carry them out, Plan and lead professional development activities for teachers, administrators, and support staff, Determine allocations of funds for staff, supplies, materials, and equipment, and authorize purchases. Meet with federal, state, and local agencies to keep updated on policies and to discuss improvements for education programs.
Collect and analyze survey data, regulatory information, and data on demographic and employment trends to forecast enrollment patterns and curriculum change needs.
Wall Board of Education, Wall, New Jersey
English Language Instructor, Sep 1999 – Mar 2006
Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers. Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and
participating in professional organizations and activities. Advise students on academic and vocational
curricula and on career issues. Act as advisers to student organizations.
ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Brooklyn College/ Research Foundation: Program Director and Instructor 1994-1998
Materska Skolska Prague CZ: EFL Instructor K-3 1992-1993
EF Language Schools: Instructor and Academic Director 1990-1992
Jersey City State University, Jersey City, New Jersey
Master of Arts: Urban Education/Linguistics, May 1991
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