Passionate and motivated Program Coordinator and teacher with proven skills in program development and management, student recruitment, and inspiring students to reach education goals. A collaborative team player with strong leadership skills to execute program vision in U.S. and international settings.
Program Development: Experienced in designing and coordinating education and outreach programs both in the U.S. and in developing countries. Skilled in strategic planning, project management, stakeholder communications, logistics, scheduling and budgeting to promote and execute opportunities for under-privileged individuals.
Teaching and Education: Proven track record of curriculum development, lesson planning and teaching ESL and ELD (English Language Development) classes and multi-subject coursework to elementary students. Experienced in teaching in the U.S. and other countries.
Outreach: Experienced with university-level recruiting for programs including foreign exchange programs. Ability to coach and guide international students in acclimating to U.S. culture and campus life.
Building Relationships: Highly skilled at fostering and maintaining productive relationships with students, parents, co-workers and stakeholders with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Team Building: A natural leader with a history of building and leading teams to exceed objectives and expectations through implementing policies, recruiting top talent and supervision of work to ensure highest quality.
Manage daily and ongoing operations for a start-up company supplying oil field safety equipment. Built company from the ground up and led profitability within one year of operation through strategic management and optimizing resources.
Instructed 7th and 8th grade ESL classes for students to enhance language proficiency and reading comprehension.
Led a staff of 30 personnel and volunteers in implementing education and outreach programs across the United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Built four schools from dirt to doors over nine months to enroll 300 students per school.
Managed a staff of five teachers, five interns and 10 volunteers in creation and operation of ESL schools for adult refugees and their children across New Hampshire.
Designed curriculum and taught ELD (English Language Development) classes to grades K-12.
Worked in Student Services while attaining degree. Assisted students with cultural acclimation by providing information and assistance with campus life, U.S. laws and regulations.
Trainer, Navajo Nation Art Education Project, Navajo Nation
Developed a program based on student interests and taught film making to Navajo Nation residents of all ages.
Teacher, Navajo Nation Reading Project, Navajo Nation
Instructed K-12 level students on reading skills and comprehension.
Tutor, University of New Hampshire, English Support Center, Durham, NH
Tutored ESL students to help improve English language speaking and reading abilities. Assisted students in Student Exchange Program to the USA.
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