EducationB.A. in English from the Pennsylvania State University (3.8GPA).
Certified TESOL Instructor from ISIS StudyGroup, London.
ExperiencePrivate English tutor, Campello Italy (2013).Live-in English instruction for family’s daughters (ages 8-12); worked exclusively with the girls on communicative skills with an emphasis on speaking and listening. Devised and delivered English based activities, assisted in general studies and relayed progress to their teachers and parents. Aided in English written transactions for the Frantolio, Marfuga and translated business matters.
Freelance ESL Instructor in London, England (2012) while completing my TESOL certification. Worked with two classrooms (Beginners and Intermediate)of adult immigrants. Instruction covered Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening skill practices. Students ranged from 26 different countries. Classroom management, lesson preparation and delivering of English language topics.
Activities Instructor for Stone Mountain Adventures (2010-2012). Instructed outdoor adventure activities daily for 50-60teen, co-ed campers, including white water rafting, rock climbing, and overnight canoeing trips. Designed curriculum for Art Studio program and co-taught morning lessons. Director of Team Building fall curriculum at Stone Mountain Adventures, coordinating with Juniata College Inbound Students and Newark Center for Creative Learning (NCCL).
Tutor at Emmanuel College (2007)Organized and facilitated peer study groups of 10-30 freshmen.
Taught individual students in Introductory Psychology 101, study habits, organizational skills, and writing techniques on an appointment basis.
HobbiesI am an avid reader, and enthusiast for learning! Travel has recently become a big part of my life and launched my professional interest in teaching English as a second or foreign language. Now, living in Pittsburgh I hope to continue working with young people and adults looking to advance their English skills, with an emphasis on communicative language in both spoken and written words. I am enthusiastic, organized and excited about teaching!
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