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Work experience

Aug 2008Present

owner, teacher

self-employed
Jan 2007Aug 2008

ESL teacher/Administrative Assistant

Crossing Borders

ESL teacher, public relations, marketing, administrative assistant, front office person; small business and worked a variety of positions during my tenure there.

Jan 2002Dec 2006

Missions worker

World Missions

Public Relations, Marketing, Sales, Public Speaking, Travel, studied and learned to speak, read and write Spanish. Created newsletters, photographed people and places and learned the culture.

Mar 2001May 2002

Administrative Assistant

Creative Outreach

Office duties, letter writing, answering phones, public relations, wrote press releases and news articles, voiced radio commercials, interviewed and screened clients, and planned annual events.

Aug 1997Feb 2001

Elementary School teacher

Private Elementary Schools

Planned and prepared classes, taught students a variety of subjects, public speaking, and planned field trips and events.

Apr 1995Apr 1997

reporter/proofreader/photographer

Reported on all aspects of education; community college, school district meetings, school and student features; and feature stories in The Woodlands. Did layout, proofread and edited copy.

Mar 1992Apr 1995

Editor

Today Newspapers

Began as a reporter and was promoted to editor just 4 months of being hired. Scouted for stories, assigned stories and photos to a staff of 4 reporters and a photographer, interviewed sources, covered major events, edited all copy, designed newspaper on Mac Quark software, and proofread all pages before printing on a strict deadline.

Jan 1991Apr 1992

city reporter

Ennis Daily News

As city reporter, covered all activities in the city; police beat, city council meetings, civic meetings, and wrote hundreds of people features.

Education

Jan 2004Dec 2004

Spanish Certificate

CINCEL Language Institute
Aug 1985May 1990

B.S.

Evangel University