To further the success of my students and school through
my work as a master-level teacher.
Central Michigan University
- Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language (1998).
- Awarded Scholarship (1996-97) and Fellowship (1997-98).
- Thesis Paper: Using Critical Thinking for ESL Learning
Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Junior-Senior High School Certification (1989).
- Majors: English, Education, Mathematics.
2006-2016 International Director, Hatsushiba Hashimoto High School, Japan.
2004-2006 Mathematics Teacher, Olympic High School, North Carolina, USA.
2000-2004 English Teacher, Kaisei Gakuin High School, Muroran, Japan.
1998-2000 Associate Professor of English, St. Mary College, Nagoya, Japan.
1997-1998 ESL Graduate Assistant, Central Michigan University, USA.
1993-1998 English Instructor, Language Academy, Seoul, Korea.
1990-1992 English / Math Teacher, Peace Corps, Bangem SHS, Cameroon.
1986-1988 Mathematics Teacher, Peace Corps, Molefi SHS, Botswana.
English Courses Taught
Conversation, Composition, English Grammar, Presentation, Business English, CALL, TOEIC, TOEFL, Current Issues Discussion, Cross-Cultural Communication.
- Spring and Summer English Camp Director, 2006 to 2016.
- English Project Club Coordinator, 2012 to 2016.
- Using Communicative English Activities in the Information-Technology Classroom, 2003, Kaisei Gakuin Koutou Gakkou, Muroran, Japan.
- International English Education, 2000, Kaisei Gakuin Koutou Gakkou.
- Meaning-Based Reading Strategies in the ESL Classroom, 1999, St. Mary College, Nagoya, Japan.
- Tutor Strategies for Working with International University Students, 1997, Central Michigan University, Michigan, USA.
- Using Critical Thinking Skills in the Classroom, 1992, Bangem Senior High School, Cameroon.
English Speech Contest Prizes Won by Students Mentored
- National: 2010 中日(1st);
- Kansai: 2010 関西(3rd);
- Local: 2006-2015 橋本市: (7 times 1st)
Hobbies and Interests
Hiking, Gardening, Basketball, Creative Writing, Japanese Language Study.
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Wakayama-ken, Japan, phone: 81-0736-36-3284, firstname.lastname@example.org,
American, Permanent Resident Visa, DOB: March 26th, 1959.