An accomplished and credentialed teacher with global experience in teaching domestic and international students.
- At Los Angeles High School, improved student grades and provided valuable tutoring services, resulting in improved performance for many students.
- Provided valuable guidance and direction to at-risk students in many Title IX schools, including Hollywood High, Hamilton High, Fremont High and Manual Arts High schools.
Expertise includes outstanding research, program development, teaching and tutoring skills. Seeking teaching and tutoring assignments in English, History, general education, SAT preparation, ESL, TOEFL, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Composition, Music and Fine Arts for students, including those with special needs.
Marrone Insurance & Financial Services, Inc., Los Angeles, California 2006-2008
Life & Health Insurance Broker
Sold individual life and group health insurance for an independent insurance brokerage firm. Went on client visits with representatives of major carriers, including Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser, to present group insurance programs. Prospected individuals and companies for life and group health insurance.
Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, California 2004-2006
Taught English and ESL to middle school and high school students in various schools throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District, including Hollywood High, Hamilton High, LACES, Fremont High, and Manual Arts High schools. Met with parents on a one-on-one basis to discuss student progress. Coordinated academic programs with administrators. Attended to students with special needs.
National University, Sherman Oaks, California 2002-2004
Completed a joint Teacher Credential/Master program in Education while working part-time.
Berkeley Language School, Pusan, South Korea 2001
Taught English as a second language to middle and high school students in South Korea.
Kforce, Inc., Los Angeles, California 1996-2000
Information Technology Search Consultant
Conducted technical searches for software developers, MIS managers, network and database administrators, and PC technicians in the Southern California area. Utilized strategic marketing and developed business relationships to create and maintain new and existing accounts on a permanent as well as contract basis.
- Sales performance was at the rate of two to three placements per month.
Sharf, Woodward & Associates, Sherman Oaks, California 1994-1996
Information Technology Recruiter
Recruited software developers and PC network technicians.
Mini-Systems Associates, Culver City, California 1993-1994
Recruited for PC technicians, network administrators and MIS Managers.
Western State University, Fullerton, California 1991-1993
Took 15 courses towards a law degree.
Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., Los Angeles, California 1990
Assisted in the sales of equities, bonds, IPOs and 401(k) retirement plans.
National University, Sherman Oaks, California 2003-2004
Master of Education & California Teaching Credential, Single Subject – English for public and secondary schools, 2004
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1990