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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Insightful, responsive, intuitive,
and multilingual TEACHING/CORPORATE TRAINING professional with a proven
record of success. Creative & persistent problem solver who
thrives on challenge, is calm under pressure and gets the job done.
Dedicated, efficient, and flexible team player who possesses outstanding
interpersonal and communication skills. Empowering/nurturing leader
and motivator, organized & thorough planner, and persuasive negotiator.
Specialties: classroom instruction and technology; program/project management;
nonprofit liaison; technical sales support, marketing, and training;
relationship building; customer service; proposal writing.
including application of pedagogical theory; academic, social, and emotional
needs assessment; differentiation of instruction; resource supplementation;
motivational strategies; cooperative learning instruction; organizational,
planning, and team collaboration skills; behavior management techniques;
exceptional learner instruction,
including needs assessment, IEP interpretation, goal setting, performance
tracking, peer interaction.
Technology in the Classroom
including facility with Smart Board resource creation and text/image
scanning; computer conferencing Blackboard; lesson development using
Word, slideware Power Point, and graphical organizers Inspiration;
and spreadsheets Excel.
ESL English as a Second
Language Instruction including needs assessment; goal setting;
multilingual translation and interpretation; multicultural communication;
roleplays; music; customization of family literacy program; performance
evaluation and reporting.
including serving as liaison between community outreach and advocacy
programs; gathering requirements; work breakdown structures; tracking
and controlling program against schedules; team building; project supervision;
organization and leadership of status meetings; solving logistical issues;
Relationship Building and
Customer Service in all aspects including client meetings; establishing
and meeting critical deadlines; timely and consistent response; presentations;
training and followup.
Technical Sales Support/Marketing
including sales team collaboration; collection and analysis of requirements;
hardware/software product research and selection; technical relationship
management; product demonstrations, customer proposal development and
English as a Second Language Instructor P/T, INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES
ILS Inc., Old Greenwich, CT.
Teach English to nonEnglish
speaking adolescents and adults using total immersion and communicative
ELL/Bilingual Teacher, JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Norwalk, CT.
/ Taught English and
successfully motivated ELL/Bilingual students from grades – to meet
language learning goals.
Teacher/SPED Aide, NEW CANAAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, New Canaan, CT.
K–. Twoweek assignment at South School as th grade
Student Teacher, SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, New Canaan, CT.
Assisted cooperating teacher in third grade classroom with all areas
and planning, especially classroom technology and differentiated instruction.
SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, New Canaan, CT.
Assistant Temp, UBS FINANCIAL SERVICES INC.
as a Second Language Instructor P/T, STAMFORD ADULT EDUCATION,
To teach English to adult immigrants, used total immersion and communicative
based curriculum combined with knowledge of vocabulary and grammatical
frameworks of other languages. To address students’ work, family
and health issues, planned, organized and implemented creative solutions.
To help students meet language and life skills goals, taught typing
and developed student retention strategy. Result: % increase
in statemandated exam participation.
Consultant, Full Circle International Relocations, Inc.
orientation services to foreign assignees and their families.
mother raising two children, and active as retail sales person, substitute
teacher, and volunteer.
Engineer, IBM CORPORATION., Media Branch Office, NY, NY.
IBM Marketing Training Program, – .
strong client relationships, interviewed customers and accurately
assessed their business
requirements and needs. Developed implementation plans to
ensure timely installations. Attended ongoing technical education
to enhance product knowledge. Resolved technical problems in expedient
and efficient manner. Result: maintained high level of
customer satisfaction and received numerous letters of commendation.
Call Center Supervisor, DIAL AUSTRIA INSTANT RESERVATIONS, INC.,
Assistant, FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANKS, Office of Finance,
MS in Education, UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT, Bridgeport, CT.
in Teaching English to NonEnglish Speaking Adults, NORWALK COMMUNITY
COLLEGE, Norwalk, CT.
Magna cum Laude in German, MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE, South Hadley,
MA. Minor in French, member Phi Beta Kappa Society.
OF HEIDELBERG, Heidelberg, Germany.
CT Certificate in Elementary Education K –
in Teaching English to NonEnglish Speaking Adults
French, German, Hungarian, and basic Spanish.
German Club, member, Norwalk, CT.
Alliance Francaise, member, Greenwich, CT.
Waveny Care Center Liaison, NATIONAL CHARITY LEAGUE, New Canaan,
Director, NEW CANAAN CARES, New Canaan, CT.
Swimming, walking, skating, crosscountry skiing, travel, Spanish lessons,
music, art, ballroom dance, gardening, needlework, and pets.