Keely Chaisson

Work History

Work History
Dec 2013 - Present

Marketing Department Writer

American Elements
· Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel. · Analyze developments in specific field to determine need for revisions in previously published materials and development of new material. · Write articles, presentations, web content, editorials and other related informative, marketing and promotional material. · Conduct research on industries supplied by American Elements in order to tailor written materials to specific markets. · Gather data on competitors and analyze their current web content and website design practices. · Review and approve content provided by social media specialist before publication. · Participate in the development of online marketing strategy. · Identify, evaluate, software for implementing company website upgrades. · Consult with CEO to fine-tune message and tone of written materials.
Sep 2013 - Present

Freelance Writer

Freelance
· Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology. · Review written materials and recommend revisions. · Present drafts and ideas to clients.
Jun 2013 - Present

Tutor

StudyPoint
· Provide private instruction to individual students to improve their academic performance in math and science course or to prepare students for academic standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, SATII, and AP exams. · Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies. · Assess students' progress throughout tutoring sessions. · Collaborate with program supervisor to address concerns of students or parents. · Communicate students' progress to parents in written progress reports, by phone, or by email. · Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments. · Prepare lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions according to students' needs and goals. · Use webconferencing tools (skype, online whiteboard) to conduct tutoring sessions
Jul 2013 - Jun 2014

Teacher/Tutor

IVY Inspiration
· Provided private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance and/or prepare for major standardized tests (SATIIs). · Taught students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies. · Communicated students' progress to parents and center supervisors in person. · Researched and acquired textbooks, equipment, and other learning materials to complement tutoring.
Oct 2011 - Jun 2013

Teaching Assistant -- Parasitology + Microbiology

UCLA
· Lead discussion sections and pre-exam review sessions on the subjects of microbiology and parasitology. · Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students. · Prepare course materials such as quizzes, homework assignments, and study guides. · Evaluate and grade students' class work, assessments, and papers. · Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues. · Notify instructors of errors or problems with assignments. · Collaborate with professor to write examinations. · Provide instructors with assistance in the use of audiovisual equipment
Sep 2010 - Dec 2012

Graduate Researcher in Parasitology

UCLA
· Researched, wrote, and published review article summarizing recent findings in my subfield. · Designed new protocol for study of neurobiology of host-seeking behavior in mammalian parasites. · Completed coursework in biochemistry, cancer biology, neurobiology. · Proofread/edited grant applications, written assignments for colleagues.

Education

Education
2010 - 2013

Master's degree

University of California, Los Angeles
2006 - 2010

B.S.

Purdue University
2004 - 2006

High School Diploma

Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities

Skills

Skills

curriculum design

literature review

tutoring

Certifications

Certifications

The Data Scientist’s Toolbox