Malia Taggart

  • Freeport Maine

Education

Education

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies and Sociology

Bates College
Sep 2012 - Dec 2014

I created my own interdisciplinary major in Sociology, Politics, and Education, to study the ways in which an individual's race and social class affect their educational opportunities and experiences.  GPA: 3.96.  

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Oberlin College
Sep 2010 - May 2011

Transferred to Bates College after one year.

Work History

Work History

Teacher's Assistant

Bates College Education Dept.
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Tutored individual students primarily in writing, helping them to craft essays and reading analyses for the introductory education course at Bates College, Perspectives on Education.

Student Nutrition Coordinator

Bates College
Jan 2013 - Dec 2014

Work as the liaison between Bates College dining and the student body.   Educate students about making healthful choices in the dining hall via publications and events.  

Outdoor Adventure Trip Leader

Apogee Adventures
Jun 2011 - Aug 2014

Led bicycle touring trips in the Northeast, Pacific Northwest, and Europe for students ages 14-17.  On trip, we biked 45-100 miles per day, camped every night and cooked all of our own meals.  I was responsible for the health and safety of all students, trip logistics, and meals. 

Teacher's Assistant

Lewiston High School
Sep 2013 - Jun 2014

Worked closely with a lead teacher in a classroom of English Language Learning students two mornings per week for the academic year.  I led small reading groups, tutored individual students, and taught several lessons.  

Farm Intern

Spannocchia Foundation
Mar 2012 - May 2012

Completed daily farm chores as well as farm maintenance projects for three months at the Spannocchia Foundation, a pig, vegetable, and cattle farm in Tuscany.  Also served meals to farm guests, and operated the wood-burning furnace.  

Art Teacher

Safe Passage
Oct 2011 - Dec 2011

Taught art classes in Spanish to students of all ages.  Engaged in a multi-week mosaic mural project, and published a literary magazine of students' creative works at the end of the year.