Office of Educational Opportunity Programs/Trio
Upward Bound Teacher/Tutor
·Teaching Career Development and English Classes to high school students (20 - 30 students per class) attending Upward Bound, a college preparatory program for economically challenged/first generation college bound students, on Saturdays and during summer break.
·Preparing lesson plans, and syllabi for Academic Coordinator, Upward Bound Directors’ review.
·Tutoring students in writing, literature, English and U.S. History
·Informing parents about student’s academic progress.
·Recruiting and interviewing potential Upward Bound participants.
Educational Talent Search Teacher/Tutor
·Administered English ACT pre-tests and post-tests to approximately 30 beginning freshmen students to assess and improve their level of performance in this subject area.
·Taught basic concepts of writing and English during Summer Program.
·Edit and proofread stories submitted by Trio Program Participants and Staff Members.
·Write stories and take photographs of Trio participants at scheduled events.
·Use photo editing software to enhance and resize photographs for publication.
·Format articles in Microsoft Word to produce a well-written and graphically appealing newsletter.This publication is distributed to Trio students/participants, parents, staff and selected Chicago State University personnel.