Sun Kim

Work History

Work History
Feb 1996 - Present

Teacher Trainer, English Teacher. Teacher Advisor

LAUSD

Teach Literacy/Beginning to Advanced Low ESL classes to adult students. Organize guest speakers to speak onsite related to curriculum

Advise teachers onsite related to lesson planning, course competencies in the adult education curriculum, on use of resources, interview and invite guest speakers from community-based organizations, program development, provide onsite staff development activities and training, fundraising activities, organize testing and preparation materials for standardized testing, implementation of testing, assessment, office management, resource management, student and teacher complaints, textbook review and selection

May 2008 - Present

TESOL Certification Teacher Trainer

Oxford Seminars

Taught a TESOL certification course to prospective English teachers. Trained prospective ESL/EFL teachers in an intensive three-week course on language acquisition and learning theories and best ESL/EFL teaching methodologies.

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006

ESL Instructor

LA City College

Teach Intermediate and beginning ESL Writing/Grammar, Listening and Speaking, and Readingto college-bound adult students from Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.

2001 - 2002

Grant writer

LAUSD

§     Wrote a successful proposal for the Proposition 10 Committee on Family Initiative for FLASC (Family Literacy Advocates of Southern California) in collaboration with LAUSD- Eastside Family Literacy Program.

§Wrote part of proposal for the Proposition 10 Committee on Family Initiative for FLASC (Family Literacy Advocates of Southern California) in collaboration with LAUSD- Eastside Family Literacy Program

§Wrote proposal for Garfield Community Adult School’s Preschool family literacy program in collaboration with FLASC

§Assisted schools in grant writing (LAUSD/Adult and Career Education)

Aug 1993 - Sep 1995

EFL Program Coordinator/ Teacher

YMCA in Taiwan

§       Taught English language skillsto children and adults.

§Developed Adult language program curriculum.

§Recruited, oriented and trained new overseas English teachers.

Education

Education
Sep 1991 - Jun 1993

MA in Education

CSULA
Sep 1988 - Jun 1991

BA in English

UC Irvine

Objective

To provide officers and employees of Asian businesses, government and educational institutions collaborating with English-speaking businesses and organizations training that will develop effective communication skills for negotiating, and cooperating to promote mutual respect and successful cross-cultural communications.