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Summary

I am a versatile educator and communicator experienced in developing multi-genre curricula that engage students with diverse skills and background. I have a passion for visual arts and music that I bring into the classroom to create more effective and engaging lessons.

Work experience

20112017

Educator

NYU
  • Educate students on the impact of visual communication mediums and memes 
  • Develop curricula focused on new and popular trends in news, media and communication
  • Educate students on the impact of multi-genre approaches to communications and education
20092010

Educator

Ewing High School
  • Developed English curricula promoting students' critical and creative thinking and analysis through multi-genre approaches integrating visual arts, music and film
  • Created lesson plans and instructional materials for junior English classes ranging from special needs to honors curriculum
  • Designed and implemented assessments to measure student progress toward state academic standards
20082009

Educator

William Allen Middle School
  • Taught students to engage with compelling and complex literature
  • Encourage students to set realistic goals and to use their time in a constructive and balanced manner
  • Developed differentiated lessons based on student skill levels
20072008

Educator

Mercer Arts Charter School
  • Designed and implemented English and Public Speaking curricula
  • Researched professional growth opportunities to create a staff professional development plan
  • Generated and maintained a scheduling system for 300 students and 35 staff

Education

20092011

MS Communications

New York University
20062007

MA Education

Columbia University
20022006

BA English

University of Michigan

Skills

Research: Media/cultural trends/news
Curriculum Design
Fund Development
Multimedia Education
Languages: Mandarin, Spanish
Database: Information Management