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Work experience

Jun 2006Present

ESL Tutor

Greater Clark County Schools

I work with students who are English language learners by modifying or accommodating work so they are able to complete it.  This also includes going into the classroom to assist students.  I make frequent phone calls to family members and translating in conferences is common.  I also test students on their English language proficiency, as well as give other state required tests.  

Mar 2011

Spanish Teacher

Greater Clark County Schools

I created lesson plans, taught lesson plans, and worked with Mentor and other teachers collaboratively to create effective lessons for students.  Other job duties included going to meetings, and conferencing with students and parents.  I worked in this position two different times.  The first time was from 2/07-5/07.  The second time was from 2/11-3/11.

2003Aug 2006

Bilingual Call Center Associate

Unique Management

Making Spanish phone calls for a collection's agency of different library's.  Other job duties included typing comments or reports on each phone call made, making a quota on average number of phone calls per hour, and assisting other employees as needed.  I worked for this company on two different occasions.  From 2003-2004, then again during the summer of 2006.

Mar 2005May 2006

Substitute Teacher

Kelly Services

Perform job duties required of a teacher while a teacher was off work.  Travel to different schools and teach all levels and subjects K-12.  Common duties included reading over lesson plans, taking class attendance, teaching the lesson, and ensuring student safety while they were in my classroom. **I also did a long term substitute position at Jeffersonville High School teaching Spanish from 4/1/06-5/06.

Education

Jun 2009Apr 2010

M.A.T.

University of Louisville
Aug 1999May 2004

B.A.

Indiana Uinversity Southeast

Skills

Bilingual
I speak fluent Spanish with a near native accent.

References

Dolores Krajnak

Community reference/some on the side translating for company

Jamie Crick

Cooperating Teacher for Student Teaching

Darina Hollenbeck

Robbi Santoscoy

University Supervisor for Student Teaching

Amy French-Herp

Sonnie Moore

Ginger Whitis

Assistant Principal at Jeffersonville High School

Catalina Alejandra

Parent of a Former Student

Dr. Jennifer Bay-Williams

Nadine Jacobsen

Cooperating Teacher for Student Teaching

Summary

I have a Master's in teaching Spanish from the University of Louisville. I have a Kentucky Teaching License. I previously taught Spanish at Jeffersonville High School from 2/2007-5/2007 and again from 2/2011-3/2011.  I am currently seeking employment as a Spanish or English as a Second Language teacher.  I have experience with English Language Learners, as well as diverse learners. 

Portfolio

Interest

I am interested in working with diverse learners.  I would be interested in working with the Spanish Club.  I would also be interested in working with the Swim Team sometime in the future.

Certifications

KY Teaching License

KY Deptartment of Education