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S. Barrington Ave, Apt
West Los Angeles, California
Objective: A career with your company: strong communication & track
Will contribute my people skills and twenty years of experience in education
AND customer service/ sales / working with the public
• Strong written and oral communication skills Ivy educated
• Highend fundraising/ telephone experience + businesstobusiness
• Excellent team member and worker/ education field a specialty
• people pleaser/ great references/ former business owner
• Former students have won awards and have assumed key positions
in the fields of writing, law, and business
• Student publication sdw created and mentored won National Council
of Teachers of English award
• Me: Sharp, upbeat, productive
Software: PageMaker,Adobe products, ULead, Avid Media Composer,
Word, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, Photoshop. Can learn any
Tech and Professional Writing, graduate coursework, UMass Amherst
MAT Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
BA English, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
ADJUNCT FOR DEVRY UNIVERSITY
. CUSTOMER SERVICE/ TELESALES: TRYING TO FIND THE RIGHT FIT
GREAT PHONE VOICE AND PEOPLE SKILLS
TUTORING FOR TESTPREP CO STEP UP, LA CRESCENTA
> FREELANCE GRANT WRITER AND TELESALES, LOS ANGELES
$, GRANTS AND UP EXCELLENT REFERENCES
• & : Instructor for Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented
Excellent communication skills at a distance/ phone and online.
Excellent promotion of programs and services.
• Instructor of Composition, Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ
Excellent recommendations and ratings
• Test scorer, Supervisor, Pearson Education, Mesa, AZ
• Teacher for WordMasters, Mariposa Elementary, Kyrene Schools.
Three national winners in .
: Instructor of Composition, American Literature, and Business; ASK Portfolio
Assessment Coordinator, Everest College, Phoenix and Mesa, AZ fulltime faculty
. Initiated Student Success Center; initiated and developed publication Aspire;
initiated and developed chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, national honors society.
Excellent customer service skills: businesstobusiness/ set up internships and
• $, federal grant and curriculum for Meta Academy new school, Sept
• Proposal RE education segment accepted by Channel Boston, April ‘
// Grantwriter/ Business Consultant, Meta Academy, Tucson. Obtained
$, federal startup grant, created curriculum, helped find and mentor staff.
Business advice re staffing and organizational development/ telemarketing. Businessto
business calls/ excellent results.
// Instructor, Composition I; Research & Writing Comp II
Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ
Consulting Editor, Professor Gustavo Fischman, ASU; and Education Policy Lab,
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, nationally recognized education “think tank.”
Grants Coordinator & Writing Coach // James Madison Preparatory
School, Tempe, Arizona: Wrote, submitted grants & proposals; developed appropriate
curriculum and projects; taught writing classes; supervised production of Closer to the
Light, the school’s literary magazine.
Underfunded school did not meet grant qualifications. Left position to work at
ASU and pursue graduate program.
Presentations, businesstobusiness contact, trade shows, marketing plan &
scripts for Harmony Video Productions, Northampton, MA & Simsbury, CT, then Tempe,
Sales tripled through copywriting & proposals/ new contacts/ telemarketing
presentations. Technical end of business as well: producer of small projects for public
officials, schools, and the community. Trained students to work for the company.
Consultant, Warfield House Restaurant & Resort, Charlemont, MA. Developed and
implemented marketing plan and advertising budget. Market research. Created ad copy
& TV commercial, mailers, logos, telemarketing scripts. Successful presentations &
Community Service // Supervised phone bank for the Mayor’s override
committee, Northampton, MA: wrote script, trained callers. Developed script for TV
program which won votes RE new facility for the high school.
Instructor //, Composition, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA. Taught
two undergraduate writing classes. Honorarium as presenter, seminar on writing for K
faculty throughout the state, April, .
Executive Director //, Allen Park Tenants’ Association, Springfield, MA.
Responsible for outreach, event planning, public relations, newsletters, press
releases, grant writing, obtaining gifts and donations, and implementation of
programming. Successful grant for tenant education from The Community Foundation
of Western Massachusetts.
Grant writer/ Development Assistant // Northeast College of Healing Arts and
Science, Bellows Falls, VT. Fundraising for startup college. Obtained free supplies and
furnishings for clinic.
Director, Curriculum Revision Committee for the Middle States Evaluation,
Program in Language Arts //, Darrow School, New Lebanon, NY.
Successful revision of curriculum in English. An enlightening teaching
experience at a boarding school.
Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, MA / /
Assistant Editor, public policy journal The Long Term View.
Researched, contacted, and interviewed educators & government figures.
Expertise on the phone allowed me to call the GAO & other govt entities and
obtain information and interviews.
Wrote articles from interviews; technical writing related to law and the
vocabulary of other disciplines. Edited prose from a variety of educational
experts and public figures. Layout of publications PageMaker.
Teacher of English //, Maimonides School, Brookline, MA.
Success with a diverse student body, grades . Taught AP English, Writing,
Study Skills. Several students won national writing contests and awards.
Editor/ Advisor to student literary magazine which won an NCTE award.
Developed and directed the writing across the curriculum program. Students
admitted to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and other top schools.
An excellent educational environment that continues to serve as a model.
//, Own business, New Generation: Consulting for Writers and Other
Creative People. Researched & wrote grants; organized seminars & programs.
// Teacher, Stanley Kaplan Educational Centers, Boston
Hired and trained to teach SAT Prep by Nancy Kaplan, based on my own SAT