Twenty years' experience working with youths and adults in the capacity of teacher, tutor, and counselor. Ten years plus experience in Social Service as a case manager, therapist, counselor, and trainer. Twelve years Federal Government experience as a Compliance Officer and Equal Opportunity Specialist. Excellent oral and written communication skills and workshop presentations. Computer Literate
Part of the City Colleges of Chicago Adult Education College Instructional Team (CIT). the CIT's primary goal is to prepare and provide new and current Adult Educators with the tools to effectively deliver quality instruction to every adult learner.
Training area of expertise: Writing strategies across the curriculum, (literacy and beginning levels); Improving student speaking with collaborative activities; 21st Century Math strategies for Adult Basic Education (ABE),(4.0-8.9); and contextualized teaching and learning for Adult Secondary Education (ASE), English as a Second Language (ESL), as well as ABE (0-12.9)
. Demonstrate and implement instructional best practices focusing
on level gains that lead to successfully passing the GED test
2008 to present City Colleges of Chicago
Diagnostic Reading Assessments and Learner Profiles
Evidence- Based Reading and Vocabulary Instruction
Summer 2000 Columbia College, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Language and Culture Graduate Course
Visited community service agencies, universities, and museums. Interacted with nonprofit organizations.
Visited the Paolo Freire Educational center and participated in group discussions that followed the methodology of educator, Paolo Freire.
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