As an instructor for English as a Second Language, ESL, I am highly effective at adapting adult curriculum and presentation style to educate students of all ages, as well as those of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Organized ESL Instructor versed in developing up-to-date curriculum by applying new teaching methods, educational software and Internet programs. Works to develop and promote interactive learning within a group environment.
Instructed students of various backgrounds and learning styles by employing a variety of instructional resources. Taught both day and evening classes from Beginning Literacy to Advanced level classes. Also, performed as an instructor at the ESL Learning Center, taught specialty classes such as Computers and Pronunciation/Conversation Skills classes. Integrated technology into the classroom as an instructional tool such as the Elmo, laptops and Apple Ipads.
Met with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details.Completed case research via LexisNexis and Westlaw databases. Conducted client interviews and all client intake services. Interpreted and relayed legal information in a clear format for clients. Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request. Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys. Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence. Drafted legal complaints, summons and interrogatories.
As an Instructional Assistant I maintained the responsibility of assisting teachers and students with daily needs. I was allowed to instruct the class from time to time and/or help students individually. In addition, I corrected student assignments and input them in the computer system. Strengths in motivating students to accomplish their goals in not just the classroom, but, outside the classroom in communicating with others. As a substitute teacher, I enforced the teacher's daily plan in instructing the students of their daily assignment.
Managed the day-to-day tactical and long-term strategic activities within the business. Conducted cost, schedule, contract performance, variance and risk analysis. Reduced and controlled expenses by improving resource allocation. Reviewed and approved billing invoices and expense reports.
TEACHING CREDENTIAL: EDUCATION 2011 California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA Designated Subjects-Adult Full-time English as a Second Language; Computer Applications
J.D.: LAW 2006 Pacific West College of Law, Orange, CA, USA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE OF LAW: LAW 2001 Pacific West College of Law, Orange, CA, USA
BACHELOR OF ARTS: ENGLISH 1998 California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, USA
State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for Des Subjects Adult Education: English as a Second Language and Computer Applications.
Certified Teacher, CBEST as of December 2000
Fluent in both Armenian, Arabic.
Conversational speaking in Spanish
Instructor, translator, soft skills, great understanding of the different cultures and customs, lesson planning, incorporating technology, meeting with clients, cost segregation, preparing and filing law suits, law clerk, comprehensive knowledge of people's needs.
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