- Seven years of international teaching experience
- Completed environmental science course work at the University of Maine, December, 2010
- Attained score of 187/200 on PRAXIS II Middle School Science Content test, November, 2010
- Dedicated to experiential and constructivist forms of education
- Highly proficient with delivery of science content using media and technology
- Excellent relationships with students, parents and coworkers
- State certified to teach science and social studies
- Electro-mechanical and digital computer systems technician
Master of Arts in Middle School Education, 2010
Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont USA
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, USA
Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences, Computer Information Systems minor, 2013; Associate of Arts in General Studies, 1992
University of Maine at Augusta, Augusta, Maine, USA
Electronics and Digital Combat Systems, 1986
Naval Submarine School, Groton, Connecticut
Leadership and Management Education and Training, 1987NAB Little Creek, Little Creek Virginia, USA
Educational Technician III September 2011– Present
Camden Hills Regional High School, Rockport, Maine, USA
-Provided support to students with autism and developmental disabilities in the Transition Skills Program.
Science Teacher August 2003 – June 2010
Colegio Los Nogales, Bogota, Colombia
-Taught physical, life, and earth science classes to fifth, sixth, and seventh grade students. Developed and implemented standards based curriculum.
Science Teacher August 2002 – June 2003
Rockland District Middle School, Rockland, Maine, USA
-Taught four science classes and one social studies class for sixth grade students. Developed and implemented curriculum based on state standards. Served on science curriculum development committee for school district. Active in the after school program.
Adolescent Counselor October 2000 – August 2002
Harbor Schools of Maine, Rockport, Maine, USA
-Provided support at a residential program for boys, aged 9-13, with behavior and emotional difficulties. Organized activities and lesson plans, maintained progress notes.
Student Teacher January 2000 – June 2000
Peoples' Academy, Morrisville, Vermont, USA
-Eighth grade geography student-teacher. Generated and implemented lesson and unit plans. Extensively integrated technology with the curriculum. Developed and maintained positive classroom environment.
Environmental Educator Seasonally 1994 - 1997
Horizons for Youth, Sharon, Massachusetts, USA
-Creatively taught groups of 10 to 15 students, grades 5 and 6, at environmental education center. Worked with core curriculum and developed lesson plans. Coordinated culturally and economically diverse student groups.
Related Educational Experience
Behavioral Health Professional
Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Associates, Rockland, Maine, USA September 2010 – Present -Provided support for youth with neurological, emotional, and behavioral difficulties.
Lamoille County Mental Health, Morrisville, Vermont, USA January 1999 – June 2000
Provided support for youth with neurological, emotional, and behavioral difficulties.
Wilderness Guide and Environmental Education Teacher Seasonally, at various times from 1993 – 2011
Tanglewood 4-H Camp and Learning Center, Lincolnville, Maine, USA
-Developed, organized and led expeditions lasting two to ten days. Taught outdoor survival skills, map and compass use, and wilderness first aid. Used authoritative leadership style to foster internal motivation among campers -group building and teamwork were stressed. http://www.tw4hcl1.homestead.com
President of Student Government September 1990 – June 1991University of Maine, Thomaston Center, Thomaston, Maine, USA
-Organized and delegated responsibility of student activities and events for the 800 students of the Thomaston Center, and eight remote sites. Mediated difficulties between students and administration.