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Kerry Marie Keating

Humanities and Model UN Teacher

Summary

A global explorer and international educator for two decades, this  Connecticut native seeks a dynamic long-term position.  The ideal post would be a position where I can contribute as a lacrosse coach, outdoor education facilitator, and Model United Nations advisor, in addition to regular classroom teaching in the humanities area.

Experience

The Peak School

2016Present

Humanities Teacher

Frisco, Colorado

Teach high school history, English and Model UN at a progressive, alternative, start-up school.

Girls on the Run volunteer at Breckenridge Elementary School.

Mount Zaagkam School

20152016

Humanities Teacher

Papua, Indonesia

  • Taught mixed-level middle school history and Language Arts at this remote IB school for Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold Mining Company. 1-to-1 laptop and I pad. Google Classroom. After school activities: radio program. soccer club. 

History Teacher

Rome, Italy

  • Taught grade 6, 7, 8 social studies. Sponsored middle school Model UN. Coached soccer and lacrosse to high school and middle school. 1- to -1 laptop and I pad. Google Apps.

Humanities Teacher

Bangkok, Thailand

  • Taught grade 7 and 8 language arts, social studies and values. 1-1 laptop program. AERO training.  Completed NJ teaching Certification.

American School of Tripoli

20102011

Humanities Teacher

Tripoli, Libya

  • Taught middle school social studies and language arts until the Arab Spring began and we fled Libya in February 2011. AERO training.

History and Geography Teacher

Kuwait City, Kuwait

  • Taught grade 9 world geography and grade 10 Honors United States History at this conservative Kuwaiti Muslim girls’ school.

ESL Teacher

Dublin, Ireland

  • Taught English to adult professionals and also summer ESL exchange students while completing my Masters degree program at Trinity.  

Humanities Teacher

Sapporo, Japan

  • Taught grades 7, 8 Humanities and grades 9, 10 Literature and Journalism.  Habitat for Humanity senior class trip advisor, Philippines.  Outdoor ed trip leader. Coach Hokkaido Clubs and Colleges Lacrosse program.

History Teacher - Ropes Course Director

San Salvador, El Salvador

  • Taught middle school history to bilingual students and ESL to Asian students.  Initiated, designed, and implemented a ropes course program.

Lacrosse Coach-Development Officer

London, England

  • Sole female selected as a coach, ambassador, and promoter for the sport of lacrosse to London-area schools and clubs.

Education

Secondary Teaching Certification

Global Graduate Program-Bangkok: Certified through The State of New Jersey; Secondary Social Studies.

Roanoke College

19881992

Bachelor of Arts: History- major,  American Literature-minor

Salem, Virginia

Training

IB World Organization

January  2016

IB Training: Reading and Writing in the PYP              Tembagapura, Indonesia

Two -day professional development  on incorporating PYP principles of teaching reading and writing into daily practice.

Montessori Model United Nations

February  2015

MMUN Facilitator  Training, Rome Italy             

Two-day professional development  to qualify school to attend the MMUN conference in Rome. Learned the overall framework of MMUN program and received training in facilitation of material to middle school students.

East Asian Writing Project       N. Cal State University

Jun 2003

ESL Teacher Training, Pattaya, Thailand

Two week  graduate-level training course on incorporating ESL teaching  strategies into mainstream language arts classroom.

Project Adventure

Apr 1998

Ropes Course Facilitator Training, Brattleboro, Vermont

 Week long training course in the soft and hard skills necessary for facilitation of experiential education on high and low ropes course elements.

Alaska NOLS:                 Outdoor Educator Course

Jul 1996

NOLS Outdoor Educator, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Three week outdoor educator training course to develop back country travel skills as well as leadership skills for taking students into the wilderness.

Awards

  • Brine Lacrosse 1st Team All-American Center, 1992
  • NCAA South All –Star Lacrosse Team, 1992     
  • USWLA All-American Honorable Mention, 1992      
  • NCAA Final Four Lacrosse Tournament, 1988-92      

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