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My life goal is to work with an organization that helps people help themselves through education on a microeconomic level. With varied skills that have changed and adjusted with every job, my desire to participate in the global village is very strong and I am always looking for an opportunity to follow dreams wherever they may take me. Extensive international travel is in my background with 20 years of education and business. I have taught students from three to 73 years in many different subject areas; Business Marketing and Management, ESL/EFL, Composition, Reading Comprehension (that covers some of the ares I taught to adults). I currently work with bilingual Hispanic children, teaching in both English and Spanish. I have been an Art teacher and play a couple of musical instruments well enough to encourage my students to take up music when it is available to them. It is my absolute belief that we are capable of doing and accomplishing ANYTHING that we set our minds to...whether we are thinking negatively or positively is our own choice. Working backwards chronologically, I currently live in Southern New Jersey. Prior to my return to New Jersey, I lived in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Hanoi, Vietnam, Bangkok, Thailand, Guangzhou, P.R. China, Rabat, Morocco, Terhijden, Netherlands, Sacramento and Monterey, California, Frankfurt, Germany (born). As a result of living in the various countries I have learned to get by in Spanish, French, Chinese, and Khmer. My English is fluent and the other languages improve when they are used.

Work experience

Mar 2009Present

SLC, Chairperson

Broad Street School
School Leadership Council - Chairperson.
Sep 2008Present


Cumberland Community College
Will be teaching Advertising at a local college for Spring semester. Taught Intro to Management Fall 2008 and am working with a grant involving local businesses, writing curriculum, etc.
Jun 2005Present


Classic Trolley Catering
Catering service for public and private affairs, featuring specialty menus.
Sep 2004Present

Bilingual Elementary Teacher

Bridgeton Public Schools
I teach Bilingual Elementary students the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards and WIDA standards, in English and Spanish.
Sep 2004Present

Bilingual/ESL Kindergarten Teacher

Broad Street School
I teach Bilingual Kindergartners and am responsible for teaching them ESL as well as all academic subjects... yes, we try to have them all reading upon exiting Kindergarten. This is the best group of people I've ever worked with, all quirks aside. It is highly rewarding and highly exhausting. I come home happily tired.
Mar 1997Mar 1998

Program Officer

International Finance Corporation (World Bank)
This position was in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Jan 1995Aug 1997

Professor of Marketing and Management

Georgetown University/USAID
We were a team sent to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to help build the curriculum and teacher base through teacher training while creating a business school in Phnom Penh.






Arabic and French

Internship with the editor (at the time), Allen Weinstein, of The Washington Quarterly