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Work experience

Aug 2013Present

Spanish and Religion Teacher

Old St. Mary's School
  • Taught and built Spanish curriculum for 1st, 2nd, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade 
  • Attended two TPRS conferences in the 2013-2014 school year
  • Taught and created 1st and 8th grade religion curriculum for 2013-2014 school year
  • Attended 8th grade Religion workshop in the 2013-2014 school year
Aug 2011Jun 2013

Kindergarten Teacher

Old St. Mary's School
  • Developed lesson plans and curriculum for kindergarten in subject areas of language arts, math, science, social studies, religion, art, and ESL
  • Integrated iPad technology into various curriculum strands
  • Led and implemented all staff Service Curriculum workshop
  • Organized and led first afterschool Spanish and knitting club each year, and coached volleyball clinics and practice
Jul 2010Aug 2011

Education & Learning Services Senior Associate

  • Provided education and certification services to support various clients.
  • Assisted in the development and execution of online training opportunities by acquiring the skills to effectively launch eLearning courses, webcasts, and live capture at educational conferences.
  • Developed, planned, and executed conference/program/attendance goals for clients in the technology, business trade and healthcare industries, while performing simultaneous project management functions for numerous clients.
Jun 2009May 2010

ELL Teacher

Heartland Alliance
  • Developed lesson plans and curricula for grades K-12 in subject areas of ELL, math, science, social studies, and art.
  • Modified lessons for all language and learning abilities in order for students to reach their full potential.
  • Provided culturally sensitive lessons for all learning styles of children in order to ensure an inclusive environment.
Dec 2007Jun 2009

Exhibit Coordinator

  •  Analyzed and evaluated new revenue opportunities through various activities such as identifying cross-sale opportunities and researching more than 4,000 companies in an effort to increase vendor participation.
  • Managed day-to-day relationships with over 200 significant vendors.
  • Coordinated all key aspects for an annual conference, including the distribution of materials for training sessions, travel logistics and itinerary revisions to more than 17,000 members from the USA and Canada.
Oct 2006Jan 2008

Program Assistant

Lincoln Park/West Loop Athletic Club
  • Created and promoted new programs designed to educate and stimulate the well-being of 100 young children per day in a positive atmosphere.
  • Helped children to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self.
Jan 2006Apr 2006

Spanish Student Teacher

Lincoln Park High School
  • Created and taught lesson plans for Regular, Honors, Double Honors, and AP Spanish classes.
  • Participated with students in Amnesty International after school club.
May 2005Aug 2005

Summer Orientation Leader

Loyola University Chicago
  • Implemented and coordinated with the University President and five Deans a three-month series of two-day orientation programs for incoming students.
Sep 2004Oct 2004

Spanish Student Teacher

Northside College Prep High School
  • Worked with teacher to adapt lesson plans for sophomores in a Spanish classroom for six weeks.
Aug 2003May 2004

Alumni Caller

  • Solicited Loyola alumni for donations of $1,000 to $10,000.


Sep 2007Jun 2010

Master of Science

Nov 2008Dec 2008

  • Completed rigorous internship program and exposure to four non-profit organizations.
  • Created a sustainable $200,000 annual budget for an orphanage housing 60 boys and generated a five-year financial forecast.
  • Provided aid to over 5,000 youth in the impoverished urban areas of Nairobi.
Aug 2002May 2006

Bachelor of Arts

Minor: Secondary Education

Certified: Spanish 6-12 and the Transitional Bilingual Certificate

Aug 2005Dec 2005

The Institute for the International Education of Students
  • Completed four-month intensive Spanish language academic program.
  • Coordinated student body feedback with program administration and faculty to create tangible solutions to improve program effectiveness.
  • Traveled to five countries and 25 cities.

Related Experience

St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Parish, Tinley Park, Illinois, Fall 2007 - present

Junior High and High School Retreat Leader

  • Organized and led annual educational and religious retreat for fifty adolescent teens. 
  • Created a yearly theme with supporting talks and created team building activities.


Teaching, volunteering, traveling, learning new languages, reading, photography, gardening, and cooking.

Related Experience

Old St. Mary's Catholic Church, Chicago, Illinois, September 2010 - 2012

5th and 6th grade Religious Education Teacher

  • Taught fifth and sixth students how to grow in their Catholic faith by developing lesson plans and activities.


Camtasia Relay/Studio
Go To Meeting/Webinar
Computer Applications
Computer applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook.
Polish: Oral and Written
Spanish: Oral and Written


Aug 2010Present

Foreign Language Spanish Grades 6-12

State of Illinois Certificate
Jul 2010Present

Transitional Bilingual Certificate

State of Illinois Certificate
Oct 2009Oct 2012

First Aid

Heartland Human Care Services through American Red Cross


Sarah Cook

Ticia Smith

Natalie Laudadio