To further develop my professional skills as an educator, specifically within a higher education establishment, where I can utilize my core competencies and experience to add value and make a measurable contribution.
Professional Summary & Personal Attributes
Highly motivated professional with 12+ years secondary English experience (public, private, alternative, and charter) and 4+ years college-level teaching.
Strong track record of fostering student curiosity, creativity, and enhanced learning.
Eager to bring students into the 21st century with a unique combination of innovative technology and instruction.
Strong research and cross-curricular skills. Sensitive to the needs of students with disabilities.
Provide students with an imaginative education steeped in curriculum while grounded in realities and complexities of higher education and workplace challenges.
Utilize innovative and traditional methodologies to teach the communication, creative and critical thinking and writing skills necessary for success in today's marketplace and as a productive citizen with a global vision.
Continuously strive to build student confidence and encourage understanding of cultural diversity, gender differences, physical limitations, and learning ability.
Team player who is proficient at establishing and fostering cooperative professional relationships with students, parents, cohorts, and administration.
Known for "over-preparing" students for higher educational environment.
creative / technical writing
classical / modern literature
history / science / fine arts
philosophy / theology
multiculturalism / world religions
youth / young adult outreach
community service / building
building community / relationships
communication / interpersonal
computer / technology
creative / critical thinking
cross curricular education
curriculum building / knowledge
passion / patience / professionalism