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Work experience

Jul 2012Present

Director, CPS Writing Support Center

Keuka College

Responsible for curriculum development and course design for ENG300: College Writing for Transfer Students, the required composition course in Keuka’s Accelerated Studies for Adults Programs (ASAP); regularly teach ENG300, a hybrid course; hire, train, evaluate, and provide professional development to instructors for the course; provide writing support to college’s nontraditional student population through asynchronous writing tutoring

Aug 2011Jul 2012

Academic Skills Counselor

Keuka College

Faculty member responsible for providing writing tutoring to students in the college's Accelerated Studies for Adults Programs (ASAP) and for teaching six sections annually of ASAP's Business and Professional Writing course (COM320)

Aug 2008Jun 2011


Department of English, Clemson University

Responsible for content selection, design, and instruction of courses in sophomore-level literature (American Literature, 1620-1945; 20th and 21st Century Literature), advanced writing (Technical Writing), and English as a second language (ESL)--in total four sections per semester

Presented annually on Clemson's ESL offerings at International Graduate Student Orientation, and conducted placement testing for incoming international graduate students (200 students per session in both Fall 2009 and Fall 2010 semesters)

Apr 2008May 2010

EFL Instructor


Planned and taught intensive, one-on-one courses focused on improvement of students’ listening and oral communication skills

Jul 2005Jun 2006

Director, Program Development

Language Intelligence, Ltd.

Developed and implemented new foreign language programs; interviewed, hired, and trained new teachers; observed classes to ensure quality of new and existing programs; developed and wrote content for company website; as EFL instructor, taught one-on-one immersion courses (40+ hrs/week) and ongoing private courses

May 2002Sep 2004

Head Teacher/EFL Teacher

EF - English First

As Head teacher at school (from September 2002-September 2004), I was responsible for placement-testing of incoming students, periodic language level assessments of students, and teacher training and support through workshops and one-on-one counselling.  For my entire time at the school I was also an EFL instructor with full teaching duties, including course design, material development, and class instruction

Sample Teaching & Professional Development Portfolio



Dr. Anne Killen

Vice President of Academic Affairs, New York Chiropractic College

Dr. Richard Martin 

Interim Director of the Center for Professional Studies & Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Keuka College

Dr. Bill Koon

Professor Emeritus of English, Clemson University



Moodle (Course Management)
Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai LMS platforms
Google Apps for Education

Courses Taught

Keuka College

College Writing for Transfer Students (ENG300) – hybrid (classroom and online); Graduate Writing for Research (ENG510) – hybrid; Business and Professional Writing (COM320) – hybrid; Foundations for Adult and Experiential Learning (EXP300/500) – hybrid; Business Ethics (MGT515) – hybrid; Media Analysis (INS301Q) – online

Ithaca College

Academic Writing I – classroom

Clemson University

American Literature 1620-1945 (ENGL 214) – classroom; Contemporary Literature 1945-present (ENGL 215) – classroom, online; English as a Second Language (ENGL 111) – classroom; Technical Writing (ENGL 314) – classroom, online; Accelerated Composition (ENGL 103) – classroom

English As a Foreign Language (EFL) Group Courses

Skill-based courses for groups ranging from absolute beginners to advanced learners, including mixed-level groups; ages ranged from 5 years to adult; up to 24 students per group

EFL One-on-One Courses

Week- and month-long immersion programs, in addition to ongoing lessons, for expatriate professionals; focused on listening and speaking development and business English

Publications & Organizations

"Niramiai," a short story, in The Gettysburg Review, Spring 2011

In Hand, a short story collection and the creative thesis I wrote, and successfully defended in May 2008, for my M.A. degree

First-Year Composition Committee, Clemson University (2007-2008 academic year) - Faculty and student committee responsible for improving content and structure of Accelerated English Composition Program

TA Handbook Committee, Clemson (2006-2007 academic year) - Collected and authored content for Clemson’s TA Handbook, an online resource for teachers Accelerated English Composition Program