P. O. Box 568
Sparta. GA 31087
Objective: To work in Education.
2007.2008 Specialist Degree (Ed. S.). Cambridge College, Massachusetts. Project: “Parental Influence on Students learning Spanish at M. E. Lewis Elementary School.”
1983.1987 School Administrator Program, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho. Core classes in Education Administration, Supervision of Instruction, Curriculum Development, School Finance, School Law, Student Behavior Management, and Education of Special Populations.
1980.1982 Master of Arts, Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah. Major: Spanish Pedagogy, Minor: Educational Psychology. Thesis: “Effects of an Acculturation Program on the Attitudes of Beginning Spanish-Language Students toward Spanish-speaking South Americans.”
1975-1977 Psychiatric Technician Certificate. Utah Technical College, Provo, Utah. 1973-1977 Bachelor of Arts. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Major: Spanish teaching, minor: History and Social Studies.
2. TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1997-Pres. Spanish Teacher, Hancock County Schools, Sparta, GA. M. E. Lewis Elementary and Hancock Central High School. I have taught grades K-5 and 9-12.
1991.1997 Translator/Interpreter/ESL teacher. Geminis Shoe Sports S.A. de C/V/ San Francisco del Rincon, Gto. Mexico.
1991.1997 Colegio Francorrinconense-Americano, San Francisco del Rincon, Gto. Mexico. ESL teacher and school administrator of finances.1989.1991 Colegio J. Guadalupe Fernandez, San Francisco del Rincon, Gto. ESL teacher and administrator of the English Department.
1985.1897 Idaho State University. Pocatello, Idaho. ESL instructor.1983.1086 School District N. 55, Blackfoot, Idaho. Director of the Migrant Education Program.
1982.1983 Ashton Elementary School, Ashton, Idaho. Spanish Instructor K-5.1980.1982 Brigham Young University, Instructor of Spanish.
1975.1980 Utah State Training School, American Fork, Utah. Psychiatric Technician.
1975.1977 Brigham Young University Bookstore. Clerk in charge of foreign language textbooks.
3. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Sigma Delta Phi: Honor Society for Spanish language students.
American Association for Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.
Foreign Language Alliance for International Rapport.
Society for International Education, Teaching and Research.
Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG)
Rotary Club International.
“Implementing a Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) at M.E. Lewis Elementary School and at Hancock Central Middle Schools.” 2007-2008.
“Attitude Change by Teaching Culture,” Hispania, March 1984.
“Attitude Change by Learning a Second Language,” Deseret Linguistic Society Journal, March 1982.
“My Story,” The New Era, July. 1975. Article translated into 15 languages.
“My Story,” Missionary Experiences, 1984 Ed. Leon Jashorn.
“Blackfoot’s Spanish Bilingual Program,” Blackfoot School District No. 55, Blackfoot, Idaho. Secured federal funds to implement the program.
“Meetings the Needs of Limited English Proficient Students,” Blackfoot, Idaho. Secured State monies to implement the program.
“Migrant Education: A Handbook, Blackfoot, Idaho. I wrote and developed this handbook to implement the Migrant Education Program in the Schools in Blackfoot, Idaho.
“A Biography,” BYU press, 1998.
“Eliminating Self Defeating Behavior,” by Jon Chamberlain.
“Teenage Sex: Why not,” by Jon Chamberlain.
“A Student Discipline Handbook,” Blackfoot School District No.55.
“RM COBOL-85,” A computer program handbook.
“Just do it: Nike in the corporate World”.
Member of the Advisory Panel for the NEA publication, “Thinking with the Whole Brain: An Integrative Teaching-Learning Approach.”
Computer Skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Word Start, Lotus, Print Master, Photo Styler, Harvard Graphics,
In Tech training.
Translator/ Interpreter for the courts of Blackfoot, Idaho.Teacher of the year, 1992.
Certified to teach public schools in Georgia and Idaho.