Responsible & motivated adult education teacher with extensive experience in multicultural student populations.
Maljor subjects taught: English grammar; American Literature; Spelling; and Skills in Test Taking using EFT (Emotional Freedom Tecnique). Computer software for ELS students.
Adult Ed. in Hatha Yoga for over 10 years including special seminars for sighted and non-sighted children.
I am computer literate and continue to upgrade all of my personal computers, scanners, and photo imaging software.
Ph D candidate (ABD) with emphasis in Communication Health,
Philosophy of Learning through Self-Efficacy. (2008)
Full-time CNA for hospital orthopedic ward. Co-ordinated with supervisors, nurses & physicians in assisting pre & post orthopedic surgical patients.
Split shift work (7am-3:30 pm or 3pm- 11:30pm)
Feeding, bathing, grooming duties for patients.
Investigated and reviewed the concept of The Glass Ceilingfor women news journalists in the Red River Valley from 1990 to 2000.
Interviewed on and off camera television news reporters of both genders.
Coordinated my findings with a similar study done in the same area following 1980 to 1990.
Concentration as an art instructor for middle & high school students.
Worked as a high school substitute teacher as jobs for art instruction were very limited.
Undergraduate study of design as it relates to graphic art, industry, glass blowing, drawing and visual problem solving in both two & three dimensional design.
Additionally, had attended one year at the College of Arts & Crafts (now known as CCC) in Oakland, CA studying illustration and painting.
Researched and presented Self-Efficacy Theory of learning (Alan Bandura, PhD) for a thesis that examined the benefits of hatha yoga for exercise in improving one's overall adult health.
RYT: Registered Yoga Therapist
CNA: Certified Nurses Aide
CPR & AED qualified
Certified in Conflict Resolution (University of North Dakota 2002)
Presently a student of Healing Touch , Level 1 & 2 offered to members of the nursing field. This program of study leads to certification under supervision for work in the healing arts.
Owned and operated 20 acre farmstead for 22 years in Mayville, North Dakota. Vegetable and herb gardens, fruit trees, softwood trees, alfalfa crop, livestock, and beekeeping made this a viable year-round enterprise raising meat and egg laying chickens. (Cornish Cross & Aracauna ). Sold farm Fall of 2014 and moved to Belen NM in May of 2015. Registered Bee Keeper Registered Horse Breeder Farmer's Market Sales Grand Forks, ND & Mayville, ND Egg sales year-round to co-workers Hay crop 4-H Education Riding Instructor Water & Soil Testing (on-site well water on the farm) Apple, pear, plum, chokecherry and quince trees. Elm, pine, softwood trees No pesticides or herbicides on soil Horse & chicken manure for soil enhancement plus organic nutrients Organic composting 20+ years
Married to Lars J. Helgeson, PhD since 1989. Animal lover, hatha yoga teacher (10 years) and enthusiast who enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle.
Currently student of Healing Touch, Level 3.
Taught for the American Arthritis Foundation to enlist groups of adults to meet weekly in learning skills and knowledge in living with and adapting to a variety of arthritic conditions.
Taught coursework on Foot Reflexology through Adult Ed. classes to educate on how the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine works with the meridians of the body into the feet. Introduced the use and application of essential oils for foot reflexology.
Initiated and organized WINE (Women's Investment Nest Egg), Mayville, ND (1996-97) to become more able to understand basic strategies in stocks and bonds for investment purposes. Served as Co-Treasurer.
Academic Instructor; Interpersonal Communication; Instructor for English as a second language for non-native speakers; Mediation & Conflict Resolution Negotiation; PC software literacy; Public Speaking & Speech Writing.
Horse riding instructor.
Foster dog care-giver
All around handy-woman with basic tools for home & farm repair.
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.
Companies Worked For:
Job Titles Held: