College Mathematics Instructor offering an abundance of knowledge in the development and implementation of educational curriculum, with 16 years teaching experience in diverse international classroom environments. Enthusiastic and driven to inspire students to achieve personal and academic success.
07/2000 to Current
Mathematics InstructorLaredo Community College － Laredo, TX
Taught mathematics courses for transfer credit, dual credit courses, student success, and developmental education courses.
Effectively used different course delivery methods such as on-line, hybrid, and video conference.
Spearheaded the implementation of Pearson's MyLabs in the department. This included conducting training sessions for faculty and providing technical support for faculty and students.
Designed curriculum for local and state mandated initiatives such as the Ryder 59 Non-Course Based Options course, HB5 College Readiness Course for high school students, and various institutional acceleration initiatives for developmental students.
Chaired numerous committees for textbook selection, community outreach, Mathematics Awareness and other departmental duties.
Provided academic and career advising for students.
Mentored new faculty.
Interim Department Chair
Supervised 20 full time and 10 part time employees on two campuses.
Oversaw the day to day departmental tasks such as conducting meetings, scheduling of classes, managing the departmental budget, and providing updates to the Division Dean and/or Vice-president of Instruction.
Performed classroom appraisals/evaluations of full time and part time faculty.
Led the department through all departmental
projects such as, but are not limited to 1) curriculum
development, review and revisions, 2) development and refinement of tools for
assessing student learning; 3) coordinating the math department's institutional
effectiveness processes; and 4) syllabus revisions.
Collected and analyzed data for the College
Readiness Division and reported the results of my analysis to various
Collaborated with leaders from Texas A&M International University's developmental
mathematics department to develop
curriculum for the College Readiness Course mandated by HB 5.
Designed and managed the department's standard course shells using Pearson's MyLabs.
Designed and managed course shells using Pearson's MyLabs for all local high schools participating in the HB5 College Readiness initiative.
Conducted training sessions for local high school teachers participating in the HB5 College Readiness initiative.
Exceptional written and verbal communicator
Effective use of multi-media teaching tools
Fluent in Spanish
Staff development expertise
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Knowledgeable of MS Office, Banner, Canvas LMS, and Pearson MyLabs
Master of Science: MathematicsTexas A&M University-Corpus Christi － Corpus Christi, TX, USA
Bachelor of Science: MathematicsTexas A&M University-Corpus Christi － Corpus Christi, TX, USA