Aimee V. LaBree Hohn

specialist in the fields of education and Psychology

Work History

Work History
Mar 2016 - Present

Director of Training and Development

Leadous, LLC
  • Create and implement training tools for employee and client development. 
  • Campaign strategist focused on dynamic and innovative content.
  • Project manager and coach.
  • Marketo Certified Expert.
May 2013 - Aug 2015

Post-Secondary Support / Youth Council Advisor

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
  • Mentored and assisted youth and adults in high school, post-secondary institutions, career planning, and life skills training in a variety of settings.
  • Assessed community needs and managed projects cross-departmentally for the creation and administration of educational programs and events.
  • Collaborated cross-departmentally and with tribal councils for the wellness of at-risk students needing educational, social, and mental health services.
  • Advised Youth Leadership Council in leadership training, activities, tribal involvement, and inter-governmental outreach.
  • Created and managed budgets for post-secondary and youth council spending. 
  • Proposed and helped produce education department website. Maintained website. 
Dec 2010 - Apr 2013

Curriculum Developer and Online Producer

Minnesota Historical Society
  • Carried out research related to the development of topics and themes for US-Dakota War of 1862 website and other American Indian/U.S. history content delivery. 
  • Collaboratively designed, wrote, and maintained U.S. Dakota War of 1862 Website--an award winning multi-media educational resource. Assisted with cross-department multi-media projects. 
  • Presented and consulted regarding American Indian curriculum and content delivery in schools and institutions statewide.
  • Assisted in collection and editing of oral histories and transcripts for program use and historical archiving.
  • Helped facilitate institutional and national outreach and awareness for American Indian history, sensitive historical topics, and inclusiveness strategies.
Oct 2010 - Dec 2010

Social Studies Teacher

Minneapolis Public Schools- Southwest High School
  • Created and taught World History and Human Geography curriculum to 9th and 10th grade students.
  • Worked with staff and parents to create effective solutions for behaviorally at-risk and special needs students.
Dec 2006 - Jun 2010

Professional Dvlpt. Specialist/ Social Studies Teacher

Four Directions Charter School

2009-2010

  • Site curriculum and development specialist for federal school improvement grant geared towards math and reading achievement for at-risk students. 
  • Assessed data, set goals, and implemented strategies while supporting unique student needs.
  • Implemented new assessment strategies for student growth.
  • Facilitated teacher training to help staff garner strategies for improved and continued student achievement.
  • Budgeted and delegated federal monies.
  • Collaborated with schools and private businesses for strategies to increase student achievement.

2006-2010

  • Specialized in cross-curricular and Native American educational strategies.
  • Created and taught culturally relevant social studies curricula to students aged 14-21.
  • Designed and implemented cross-curricular strategies for special needs and at-risk students for secondary, post-secondary, and life-skills development.
  • Member of Board of Directors--helped make decisions on school policy and procedure.  

Education

Education
Sep 2012 - Jun 2014

MA (PhD Track)

Sofia University/ Institute of Transpersonal Psychology 

Master's in Transpersonal Studies

Examples of courses/ topics studied: 

Theories of Personality, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods and Statistics, Approaches to Psychotherapy, Critical Thinking and Scholarly Writing, Transpersonal Studies, Creative Expression, Spiritual Perspectives in Psychology,  Writing for Scholarly Publication 


    Sep 2004 - May 2007

    MA

    University of St. Thomas

    Master's and License in Secondary Social Studies Education (grades 5-12).

    Examples of courses/ topics studied:

    Education's Place in Society, Special Education: Survey of Exceptionality, Human Relations and Multicultural Education, Psychology of Teaching and Learning, Learning Centered Classroom Management, Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction, Principles of Educational Research, Learning Disorders: Adolescents to Adults. 

    Dec 2000 - Dec 2002

    BA

    University of St. Thomas

    Major in History with a Minor in American Indian Studies.

    Qualifications, Lectures & Publications

    Courses certified to teach: History, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, and Psychology.  

    Examples of courses taught / curriculum developed:

    History (U.S., Native American, Ancient, World, special topics), Sociology, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Political Science, Law, Life Skills, cross-curricular courses in Language Arts/ Math/ Science. 

    • Currently in publishing process for chapter submission in book:

    McMullin, Hess, Boucouvalas (Eds.) Metamorphosis: Dis-Integration, Re-Integration, Conscious Living: Transpersonal Perspectives from Theory, Practice and Research Cambridge Scholars Publishing (CSP) (UK).

    • International Lectures:

    The European Transpersonal Association Conference, Moldova, 2013: Working with Disruptive Spirits in Transpersonal Psychotherapy

    The European Transpersonal Association Conference, Greece, 2014: The Effects of Spirits on Human Well-Being and Transcendence: A  Review and Model of Psychotherapeutic Treatment.

      Professional Memberships

      STEP Academy

      Board Member, 2010-2011

      • Member of board of directors that chartered a school focused on instituting a science, technology, math, and engineering-based elementary-secondary curriculum in Minnesota specifically meeting the needs of at-risk and/or diverse student populations.

      Four Directions Charter School

      Board Member, 2007-2010

      • Innovated cross-curricular strategies for Native American, special needs, and at-risk students and collaborated to make decisions on school policy and procedure in alignment with federal policies.

      Awards

      Award of Merit winner for the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 project. American Association for State and Local History Leadership in History Awards Committee, 2013

      History in Progress Award for the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 project. American Association for State and Local History, 2013

      Recognition of Excellence in Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12. ETS Praxis Professional Assessments, 2006

      Skills

      Skills

      Curriculum development, Educational content creation, and Production.

      Specialist in educational content and curriculum creation for diverse students of all ages and abilities.  

      Teaching, Presentations & Lectures

      Classroom teaching and presentations on differentiated instruction, curriculum, professional development, inter-cultural relationships, historical content, psychology, and more.

      Technology

      Proficient in Microsoft Office products, Adobe CS5 Suite, Camtasia, Google products, cloud computing, online learning platforms, and many other computer programs and tools.

      Writing and Research

      Academic writing and scholarly research in both school and career environments. Experience with technical writing and editing. Soon to be published author.

      Project management, Organization and Records-Keeping

      Project and office management: typing, records-keeping, organizing, streamlining processes. Event planning.

      Budgeting

      Budgeting and delegating state government and institutional funds.

      Entrepreneurship

      Have started and managed businesses. Experience with product development, marketing, branding, and outreach.

      Interests & Activities

      • Special Olympics Minnesota coaching experience. Coached State Tournament softball, floor hockey, and basketball teams. Experience with persons with many types of disabilities.
      • High school softball coaching experience.
      • Created and organized St. Thomas Women’s Lacrosse Club.
      • Avid traveler and adventure seeker. My interests have found me working at an isolated fish hatchery in Alaska, backpacking solo across Siberia, and traveling to a multitude of countries.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and charisma--have performed at a comedy club.
      • Strong mediation and diplomacy skills.