Erica Castillo

Erica Castillo

Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Sep 2011

Teacher Aide/Librarian Aide

Houston ISD

I aided teacher preparing material for instruction and helped in building lesson plans. Moreover, I assisted in instruction and aided students with course work. I also decorated classroom for story themes to establish a learning environment for the students. I additionally worked in the library assisting with paperwork and instruction. At the beginning of each school year I also aided with new student registration and at the end of each school year I organized and doubled checked student record folders.  Furthermore I served a Spanish interpreter in parent teacher and parent principal meetings. In addition, I translated general school notices and letters that were sent to parents.

Aug 2006 - May 2008

Teacher Aide

San Benito CISD

I aided teacher in getting material ready for lesson plans, and helped in establishing layouts for reading centers, assisted in instruction and helped students with their work. I also decorated the bulletin boards for story themes and decorated the room to establish a learning environment for the students.

Additionally I had morning duties for 4th and 5th grade levels.  I supervised students before educational staff would arrive.  I created a safe environment by patrolling the classrooms each morning. I also did my classroom lunch duty.  I took care of the students during their lunch time and escorted them to their classrooms.

2004 - 2006

Customer Service Representative

InService Texas

I answered and took phone orders for different companies and Christian organizations. I additionally made outbound calls to different organizations offering various products from the companies.Moreover I answered prayer calls and offered counsel to callers on behalf of ministries.

2002 - Apr 2004

Cashier/ Garden Sales Associate

Home Depot

I did cashiering for about one yr and then transferred to Garden Dept. where I did sales and gardening as well as cashiering. I lifted loads up to 25lbs for customers, watered and arranged plants for display, and stocked shelves. 


Jun 2012 - Present

Bachelor of Arts

University of Texas at Brownsvile

Pending Diploma in December 2012. I have minor concentrations in Spanish, Education, and Business Communications.



Art Skills

I have the talent of drawing and painting since I was 13 years of age. It is a hobby of mine and have used it in my Teacher Aide positions. I am also able to decorate for events and have the natural talent of flower design.

Copier and Fax Machines

I am also accustomed to using copier and fax machines.

Microsoft Office

I am very familiar with these Microsoft Office programs: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher. I have used them since I started college in 1998 and have been using them in all places of employment. I type between 50 and 60 wpm.

Spanish Bilingual

Spanish is my first language and as such I speak and write fluently in Spanish. I can translate documents and I have served as an interpreter in previous jobs. I have taken some advanced Spanish courses in college as well.


I am an individual with a strong work ethics that can be depended upon. I am very responsible in being punctual to work. I can easily accommodate to changes in my work environment like being moved to another job position where my skills would better serve the company.

My major (English) demonstrates my knowledge in both written and oral communication which will greatly benefit any corporation.  Additionally I  have minor concentrations in Spanish, Education, and Business Communications, which can serve for interpreting, training, and communicating.

Through my coursework and experience, I acquired in-depth computer proficiency and  a profound belief in the importance of effective communication in today's growing entrepreneurial endeavor.


I’m a novel college graduate seeking to exercise my studies and experience in my anticipated and hopefully permanent career.



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Annette Dockins

832.775.3637 (cell)

Sherrel Roberson

713.515.0865 (cell)

Bente Gage

281.323.0884 (cell)