Caron Byrd

  • Portland US-OR
Caron Byrd


To obtain part-time to full-time employment in the Portland-Metro area in the field of adult basic education.


  • Language Skills-Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills-Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability-Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer Skills-Advanced proficiency with basic computer operation and software for word processing and document creation.  Ability to learn various computer operations required for management of student information and integration of technology in classroom instruction.
  • Other-Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication. 

Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

Adjunct Adult Basic Education Instructor

Clark College

Reporting to the Director of Basic Education at Clark College, I am responsible for instruction in all levels and subject areas of basic skills, literacy, adult education, GED and GED test preparation in accordance with the Washington State Learning Standards of Adult Basic Education.I exhibit strong communication skills to deliver course content; I measure student learning outcomes and progress; establish academic goals and objectives for student success; guide and counsel students as appropriate; monitor attendance logs; attend staff meetings as requested; serve on campus wide committees.

Sep 2001 - Jun 2009


Kern High School District- South High School

My primary duty was to provide direct instruction for high school English students.  Supplemental job duties were, but were not limited to: planning instruction and setting goals; implementing curriculum; clearly and timely communicating of standards, achievements and deficiencies to students and parents; monitoring and assessing academic progress; working with students, specialists, parents and administrators to develop individual education plans; and modeling competence, honesty, personal responsibility and respect for others in every aspect of the job.


Sep 2007 - Jun 2009

Master of Arts

California State University Bakersfield

The M.A. program helped to increase mastery in the skills of teaching; and, to achieve a deeper penetration in subjects of professional interest, enhance understanding of the learner and the process of education, become a resource person for curriculum development, develop skills necessary for instructional leaders and education technology specialist.

Aug 2001 - Jun 2002

Single Subject Teaching Credential

California State University Bakersfield

The Secondary Education Program is designed for people who wish to have a career in teaching at the junior high, middle school or high school level. The credential authorizes teaching in single disciplines, such as math, English, physical education or social studies from pre-school through the adult level. This usually means seventh through twelfth grades.

Aug 1991 - Jun 1995

High School Diploma

South High School


Oct 2009 - Apr 2013

Oregon Initial Teaching License

Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Jul 2002 - May 2011

California Single Subject Teaching Credential

State of California



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