ESL & General Education

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21.00 USD /single lesson (60 min.)
Languages / English / Grammar

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nick Jea9_10
country United States
languages English


Objective: To devote ones time to public service. Education Virgi nia State University, Petersburg, VA 2000 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, GPA: 3.6; Overall GPA: 3.364 Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 2002 Special Education Area of Concentration: Instruction and Service Delivery for Students with Mild Disabilities; Foundations, Legal & Ethical Aspects in General and Special Education Awards Who's Who Among Students in Colleges and Universities, 1998-1999 The National Deans List & USAA American Scholar (2000)Selected Intern: Senator Charles Robb (1999) Selected Candidate (1out 3) for Miss VSU (1999) Honors List (1996-2000) Cum Laude (2000) Memberships Pi Sigma Alpha: The National Political Science Honor Society (President/1999) Senior Class Officer (Vice President/1999) The Betterment of Brothers and Sisters Org. (1998) The Association of Political Scientists (1996) The Pre-Law Society Club (1996) Teaching Experience Seoul, Korea 2007-Current- ESL Teacher for SMOE Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA Beach, VA 2001-current -Serving the community as a substitute, as well as a Homebound Teacher. Portsmouth City Public Schools, Portsmouth, VA 2003-2004 -Educating the youth and their families, concentrating in the area of special education (*Conditional License under contract). New York City Board of Education, 2001-current -Serving each city as a substitute in hopes of educating the youth. Kindercare, Virginia Beach, VA, 2002-2003-Providing the necessary skills to help educate and "care for" the community. Other Work experience Family Redirection, Institute, Portsmouth, VA, 2004-Current-Working to provide in-home counseling services, to those families in crisis, in hopes of helping these families maintain a stable relationship with their children and each other. Seton House, Virginia Beach, VA, 2002-2005 -Serving part-time, as a "Relief" Counselor for teens in crisis. Linens-N-Things, Virginia Beach, VA, 2003 -Worked as a sales associate to help provide assistance to each guest visiting our store. Family Support Services, Unlimited, Bronx, NY, 2001 -Worked to implement services as a Caseworker in the Foster Care Unit. Illuminations, Norfolk VA, 2000 - As a sales associate, I supported the buying and selling of various, as well as unique products at the home of Illuminations. The Office of Attorney Beverly McLean Murray, Petersburg, VA, 1999 (Internship) -Worked closely with Attorney Murray, her clients and their cases (Bankruptcy and Criminal). PW Division of Solid Waste, Norfolk, VA, 1998 -As an Auditor, I helped to initiate and develop the plan for re-designing all routes throughout the city of Norfolk, VA. Conquest Communications and Data Research Center, Richmond, VA, 1998 - As a phone agent, I had the opportunity to survey the community by calling residential areas for feedback on political party views and encouraged voter participation. The Office Of Attorney John M. Cloud, Norfolk, VA, 1998 -As a Legal Assistant, I performed a variety of tasks such as dictation, photocopying and filing correspondence; use of a fax machine; taking accurate phone messages, and typed memos/letters. Volunteer/Co mmunity Service Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Tidewater Chapter (Youth Coordinator)-Founded by Martin Luther King, jr., its members are devoted to continuing his legacy. The Beyer/Dolan/Payne Campaign, Petersburg, VA-Distributed literature about the candidates to the community and encouraged voter participation. The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus Convention, Petersburg, VA-Registered delegates, while distributing program information. Tutor at Harrowgate Elementary School, Petersburg, VATruth in Youth & Family Services, Inc., Leland, NC- An agency, which is also operated by my family, reflecting those people who are very dedicated and committed to serving the community. Skills Comput er: Microsoft Word; Internet; PowerPoint; GSS Database; MS-Dos Prompt; Excel; Typing 50-55 wpm. Human Relations: Excellent written and verbal skills; strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of "Spanish" as a second language.

Experience: 7 years

About me

I enjoy being dedicated and devoted to teaching, counseling, and providing community service to those families in need. This commitment allows me to extend beyond what I can do for myself by giving me the strength to give back. I will always feel the need to grow and share this experience with others. This then allows me the opportunity to travel, participate, and utilize my resources. I am most appreciative and confident that others will, too. Who doesn't want to give back? Why shouldn't we help society do better? Our future depends on it! To better serve our society, my mission focuses on helping other communities around the world. However, for society to do its part, we are all required to get involved. Teaching is a great strategy and tool to use when providing services to these families, especially the youth. It also brings me great joy to know that I make a difference in someone else's life. My ESL lessons will help to improve your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. I also specialize in General Education ranging from elmentary to high school subject areas.