Lauren Draus

"Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching." ~C.S. Lewis

  • Broadalbin NY

Professional Experience

Work History

Adult Educator/Case Manager

Apr 2010 - Present
  • Create curriculum and instruct English Language Learner/Work Skill Development/Citizenship Preparation and College Transition courses for Adult Learners
  • Case management connecting students with medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, domestic violence, educational or other services
  • Facilitate digital learning programs
  • Build/maintain community partnerships
  • Facilitate enrichment workshops and events
  • Liaison for part time ELL teachers' information/support
  • Administer intake registration
  • Manage and administer assessments 
  • Organize community resource based field trips and multicultural celebratory activities for ELL student populations
  • Administer TASC exams (previously GED) for community and incarcerated populations
  • Manage professional Facebook pages/profiles and media communication

Library Assistant

2008 - 2010
Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY, United States

  • Cataloging Monographs, Children's Literature, Special Collections and World Wide Art Books using Voyager data system. Working with DLC and non-DLC records
  • Creating independent cataloging records as needed
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Creating content for Artist's Book Collections website
  • Develop and maintain cataloging using computer database
  • Organize storage and exhibition of Special Collections' rare books including the selection of exhibition themes, design, development and installation
  • Train and supervise student workers

Administrative Assistant

2000 - 2007
Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, NY, United States

  • Educational and community program development/coordination
  • Group organization and management for tours, programs, special events etc.
  • Interpretation(development and implementation of tour information, focus and dialogue tailored to specific audiences as well as the general public)
  • Hire, train and supervise seasonal docents and volunteers
  • Customer communications and services
  • Research and analysis
  • Event preparations
  • Gift shop management
  • Administrative assistance(office management, payroll)V


*Proficient in Internet and Computer Applications: Microsoft Office and Google Applications

*WordPress and Weebly website creation

*Relationship Management

*Development of  Professional Trainings/Presentations

*Intermediary Spanish Fluency

*Records Management

*Project Coordination and Management

*Familiarity with Cisco Webex , Moodle, and Go To Meeting online platforms

Professional Awards & Activities

2016 NYSED/NYRAEN ELL Master Teacher Trainer

2015 NYACCE Teacher of the Year

2015 NYACCE Presenter

Professional Development

NYSED ELL Master Teacher Training

ASISTS Data Management System

DASA Training

Case Management

NRS Report Card Training

NYSED Common Core Standards

TABE Training

WES Understanding Credential Evaluation

Supporting Skilled Immigrants

Volunteer Work


Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association

*Website/Social Media development 


 Friends of Johnson Hall Board




B.A Anthropology

SUNY Albany

B.A Latin American & Caribbean Studies

SUNY Albany



Adult Educator Teaching Certificate

Apr 2010 - Jan 2019

BIA Accredited Representative

Jul 2013 - Jul 2016
Board of Immigration Appeals

GED/TASC Examiner

Oct 2010 - Present

BEST Plus Test Administrator

Aug 2010 - Present



Brooke Van Genderen, Community Partnership Coordinator

Amsterdam/Gloversville Literacy Zones 518.844.1581

Lori Acee, Assistant to the Director

Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College 518.580.5506

Lynn Trudeau, Social Worker

HFM BOCES ALCE 518.207.6969