Currently, I am a Professor of English and Semitic Languages in a graduate school of Higher Education. I also teach Koine Greek Grammar, Aramaic Grammar. I have written over 25 published books which are available in the public sector on amazon.com. I have developed many academic courses including pedagogic methods based upon early Semitic, and ancient Galilean teaching methods within a modern comparative context, and travel extensively throughout the United States, and foreign nations teaching them.
For the past two years, I have led educational learning seminar groups to Israel to study Semitic languages, archeology, and history.
I also have experience teaching high-risk students, and TESOL students for Academic Standardized testing in many areas.
I have taught English, Greek and Aramaic Grammar language classes in the University setting, as well as in the public sector.
Results-focused teaching staff management professional offering years of progressive leadership experience. Transforms high-potential staff into outstanding leaders who demonstrate the creativity and savvy that is critical to financial and operational success.Student development resulting in higher standardized testing scores, and preparation for higher education academic studies.
manager with years of managerial experience. Strong strategic-planning and people-management skills. I have been awarded prestigious certificates of achievement and completed management training with the Red Lobster Corporation in 1989. I have managed several high scale/high-profit restaurants with many employees.
Why do I want to teach in a University setting in China? Teaching in China previously was my most rewarding teaching experience. My children are grown, and I can now return to China. I seek a position teaching in a university that has benefits compatible with my requirements and provides an atmosphere to contribute to the development of students in a positive environment.
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Exceptional Education Teacher (RESOURCE)TESOL Vermilion Parish/Lafayette Parish, 01/2014 to 03/2017VITA PUBLIC SERVICE ADVANCEMENT OF LITERACY － Lafayette, USA, Louisiana
Taught and Managed Four educational settings:
1.Tuvienphuocminh Buddhist Monastery
http://www.tuvienphuocminh.com/eaching English (TESOL)
I Taught both Buddhist monks and Temple Students.
2. Vermilion Parish Library System
3 group settings, ages 7-College aged TESOL students, also adult learners assigned per Library System by referral including individual education plans based on mother tongue and family social interactions. Performed in-home evaluation services and family resource development. This group also included Chinese students, Spanish Students, French and native Creole French-speaking Haitian students.
Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development. Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to both students and parents. Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences. Taught TESOL students (30) Public Education Classes I Led a resource class of 30 students. Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers. Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. Encouraged students to be understanding of others. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
3. Vietnamese Church of New Iberia Auditorium Outbound program, Delcambre La. TESOL classes. Approx. 10-20 students 2014. Currently teaching College-aged students English Literature Literacy skills.
4. Apostolic Theological Seminary Port St. location Abbeville, La 2014-2017. Ages Children through adult English literacy classes three times weekly.
Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to both students and parents.
Performed community service projects within this setting for at-risk families identifying educational and psychosocial resource barriers.
Worked with charity programs to provide needs-based resources to students/families.
Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents. promote educational, physical and social development.
Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan co Led a resource class of 30 students. Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs. Worked with an average 10-30 of students per class. Supervised and trained teaching assistants.
Educational Public Resource Management, TESOL Teacher, 01/2014 to 03/2017VITA Public Advancement of Literacy － Lafayette, Louisiana, Vermilion Parishhttp://archives.etypeservices.com/abbmerid1/Magazine51919/Publication/Magazine51919.pdf
Editor/Writer, 05/2005 to Current Biblical Publishing Company － Kaplan, USA, Louisiana
Writing Professional courses and textbooks related to Ancient Historical Texts, also ancient and modern Semitic language studies.
I have also written a Course, and textbook on Historical Development of Teaching Methods in Ancient Palestine.
I have also written course, and text book on textual comparative analysis of ancient proto-Hebraic thoughts, compared to first century textual analysis.
I have written and Ancient Syriac/Aramaic Textbook and developed a course of instruction. Currently, I am in the process of developing a lexical analysis of Syriac/Aramaic language.
University Professor, 06/2002 to 05/2005Xin Jiang Institute of Finance and Economics － Urumqi, China, Xinjiang
Responsible for teaching English, business, and history.
Educational resource development.
Field Trip Volunteer
Secondary Public School Teacher, 09/2000 to 06/2002Ombudsman Educational Services － Elkhart, USA, Indiana
Responsible for public junior high and high school students; Teaching English grammar,
business, science, history, algebra,.
managing a class of 'At Risk' students, which must be motivated to learn.
Developed Lesson plans per student/ IEP's, and case analysis.
Executive Dean, 08/2008 to CurrentApostolic Theological Seminary INC. － Kaplan, LA
Manages a team of approximately 20 of professional educators. Reduced and controlled expenses by cost analysis.
Holds yearly board meetings to analyze the ongoing process and departmental staff development goals.
Integrates online learning staff, and professional learning/smart computer technology into a higher education model analyzing, and utilizing conducive course developmental tools.
Works with curriculum development for higher education, and staff development of research materials for seminary education.
Researchers, and reviews higher education models for advancing graduate program models within context.
Serve as a mentor to new graduate professional students during clinical integrations.
Executed integrated advertising campaign Facebook and Twitter pages. Used a variety of teaching methods. Present orientation materials and policies accurately, and clearly for classes each semester such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations. oss multiple media channels. Encouraged discussion of class material to promote critical thinking.
Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra help. Participated in regular training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field. Kept accurate records of student performance, maintaining the confidentiality of student records and information at all times. Incorporated engaging texts to enhance literacy skills and foster a fun and engaging learning environment. Created, monitored and updated the Apostolic Theological Seminaries Integrated technology into the curriculum to develop students' word processing and research skills. Set and enforced clear deadlines for student work. Alerted administrators to any concerns about student performance and progress. Drafted letters of recommendation for students' college applications. Planned and conducted hands-on activities to provide students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate. Continued to develop knowledge of Semitic Languages through continued education courses. Helped students develop and improve study methods and habits. Took all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Proficient in English/TESOL
High-Level Management Skills including Educational staff and program development.
Semitic Language scholar.
Possess and teach Grammar, writing and publication skills.
I am proficient in reading music and play several musical instruments: Saxophone, clarinet, guitar, piano, harmonica.
Publishing, TV studio skills.
I have worked in a television studio with a production staff in order to create video's for teaching, and public broadcast programming and education.
High-Level Communication skills.
Psycho-social context skills.
Curriculum Development skills.
Marketing, and professional buying skills.
Extensive staff development experience
My goal is to raise the educational level of a teacher by providing lectures, resources, and seminars for professional development.
Activities and Honors
VITA Volunteer Instructors Teaching Adults/TESOL certificate award for August 2014.
Continuing Education Courses EDEX.
Certified to teach Continuing Education classes to Hospice Medical Personel.
Certified to teach Aramaic per Hebrew Universtiy Jerusalem.
Graduate Magna Cum Laude
I am proficient in reading music, and play the following instruments:
I am in excellent health.
Associate of Arts:Business Degree/English,1981Cuyahoga Community College － Parma, Ohio, USABusiness/ English/ English Comprehension
Bachelor of Science:Humanities/Business/Drama,1983Clearwater Christian College － Clearwater, Florida
Studies and participated in Drama Departments
Leading role in Musical Drama. The Importance of Being Earnest.
Dean's Honor List.
Master of Arts:Theology,2005CCC University & Seminary － Philadelphia, PA, USA
Concentration in Translation Studies.
Master of Arts:Divinity,2005Miracle Valley Bible College & Seminary － Hereford, AZ, USAMaster of Divinity concentration on Biblical/Semitic Languages
Doctorate:Theology,2006CCC University & Seminary － Philadelphia, PA, USA
Doctor of Theology
Dissertation research focus: Translation of ancient Semitic language documents in comparison to modern day translations with a focus upon omissions, or additions to English, French, Spanish translations and their effect within theological, psycho-social and thanatological interpretations.
Ongoing present research within the context of application in progress.
Doctorate Education:Education,2014Muskegon University － Indianapolis, IN, USA
Currently serve as adjunct Professor Greek Language studies at this campus.
Certification:Biblical Aramaic ,2016The Hebrew University Jerusalem － Jerusalem, Israel, IsraelOne year study program. Completed one month study in Jerusalem. Satisfied all study requirements.
Certification:Applied Food service Sanitation,1989The Educational Foundation National Restaurant Association － Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Certified through Red Lobster Training Programs Ft. Lauderdale, General Mills Inc.
Certification Management training program:Restaurant Management Training,1989The Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association － Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, USAGeneral Mills Inc. management training program
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Companies Worked For:
VITA PUBLIC SERVICE ADVANCEMENT OF LITERACY
VITA Public Advancement of Literacy
Biblical Publishing Company
Xin Jiang Institute of Finance and Economics
Ombudsman Educational Services
Apostolic Theological Seminary INC.
Cuyahoga Community College
Clearwater Christian College
CCC University & Seminary
Miracle Valley Bible College & Seminary
The Hebrew University Jerusalem
The Educational Foundation National Restaurant Association
The Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association