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EDUCATION Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Bachelor of Science, Electrical Mechanical Engineering Workshop on: “How to teach adult” - “Bilingual student-challenges” - “Math and Science Technology” GED Mockingbird workshop “Active Learning” – 12 Credit hours The Catholic University of America, Washington DC English Skills Workshop I & II - Microsoft Office Professional – EDU-505 Methods for the Secondary Reading I – EDU-822 Teaching Methodologies for Secondary Level Howard University (DC Area Writing Project) Washington DC Writing and Learning across the Curriculum Prince George’s Community College, Maryland PSY – 206 Educational Psychology PSY – 207 Human Growths and Development University of the District of Columbia, Washington DC Education Methodology I & II University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland Oxfords Seminar: TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate Course
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES Corrections Corporation of America – Washington DC 2004-Present ESL: ABE/GED Teacher Life Skills Instructor: Anger Management, Self-Esteem, Violence and Conflict, and Health 101 Pro-Literacy of America Tutor Trainer Effectively assessed student’s abilities and selected appropriate teaching strategies for individual developmental levels. Provided one-on-one, as well large and small group instruction. Develop and implement comprehensive lesson plans that accommodate all levels of learner. Incorporate educational activities that engage students in meaningful learning experiences. Identify, select, and modify resources to meet students’ diverse needs. Integrate multicultural units. Administers frequents quizzes and exams to assess areas in need of improvement. Administer TABE Test, GAIN Test, and Pre-GED Test. Forestville High School 1999- 2002 Algebra and Geometry Teacher Develop innovative semester lesson plans, and practical application exercises for classroom. Tailor educational curriculum to students with range of learning styles, , strengths, and weaknesses. Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate. Young Technocrats Math & Science Lab Charter School 1997 – 1999 5th & 6th Math Teacher Increase student participation, and test scores by introducing relevant computer programs, and exercises to encourage student interest and enjoyment. Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Wonderlic: The 2014 GED Test: A first look Raise your GED passing rate: The most often missed questions on the GED Tests of Mathematics and Language Arts, Writing. Session A: Writing – Session B Math Evidence –Based Writing: What is it and how do we teach it? The power of Testing: Why, What and Who to Assess Reading Comprehension Strategies for the ABE Classroom Preparing for NRS July I, 2012 Reporting Changes It’s Time to Get Social: Why Programs Use Social Media How to Use Social Media Deconstructing the Impact of Common Core Standards on Adult Education Test Administrator for the Wonderlic General Assessment of Instructional Needs (GAIN) Adult Literacy Resources Center, DC Public Library Navigating the GED: GED Test Content, Format, and Scoring Teaching Critical Thinking en the GED Content Area Teaching Reading Comprehension for the GED Language Arts, Reading Test: Fiction Teaching Writing for the GED Language Arts, Writing Test: Grammar and the Essay Teaching Reading Comprehension in the GED Content Areas: Nonfiction (Science, Social Studies, and Math)KEY STRENGTHS Dynamic communication - interpersonal skills: Excellent communicator who can build loyal teams KEY STRENGTHS Dynamic communication - interpersonal skills: Excellent communicator who can build loyal teams. Creative problem solver: Proven ability to troubleshoot and develop creative, innovative solutions to successfully manage change for improved performance and efficiency. Excellent organization skills: Develops specific goals/plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work. Active listening and problem sensitivity: Applies logical reasoning to solve problems and makes independent decisions while providing full attention to details. Dedicated, innovative, and self-motivated team player: Integral team player who is able to identify opportunities.
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Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate
Languages: Spanish and English Like: Reading, camping, hiking, and swimming Do: zumba I like sports Hobbies: I play table tennis and volleyball
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