Dedicated experienced educator with Master's in ESOL

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Dedicated experienced educator with Master's in ESOL

Postby cherteachesenglish » Mon, 31 May 2010 04:33:16 -0500


I am looking for opportunities to work with ESOL students either by teaching or tutoring in the Fort Lauderdale, FL. I have an MS-TEFL and many years of teaching experience. I am also an educational consultant, can help you design or improve curriculum or programs. I can assist with or conduct action research. Would be happy to use my talents to serve you!

Cher Trenholme

My resume is copied below:

Cher Trenholme ESOL Educator and Educational Consultant
401 Briny Ave. #603
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 785-0404, (603) 566-8044
M.S.-TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign /Second Language), SNHU, September, 2006
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Southern New Hampshire University, September, 2005
B.S. Elementary Education, (Minors: Reading, Theatre) Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
NH Certifications: Elementary K-8; ESOL K-12; Highly Qualified Status: Lang. Arts K-8
+30 Graduate credits in Reading, SPED and Elementary Education

Teaching and Leadership Experience
ESL Specialist, Grades 6-8, Fairgrounds Middle School, SAU 54, Nashua, NH 2005-2006
• Taught 6 classes, Interfaced with SPED; Conducted staff SIOP training and support; Trained ACCESS administrator; NECAP action team; Designed standards-based curriculum: NHTESOL, NHESOL, WIDA and Nashua GLE’s; Supervised paraprofessional

Adult ESOL Teacher, Nashua Adult Learning Center
• Taught beginner and intermediate evening classes to a mixed first language population
• Used a variety of programs and methodologies as well as creative interactive lessons

ESL Coordinator and Teacher for 4 schools, Grades R-12, SAU 40, Milford, NH 2004-2005
• Interfaced with and supported classroom teachers, Grades R-12
• Developed and staffed ESL Resource Center
• Created District ESL Budget ($10,000 +) assisted with District Reading Grant
• Scheduled for 11 classes in 4 schools, Grades R-12
• Created K-12 content-based language curriculum units aligned with NH standards
• Conducted District IPT Testing, Scoring and Electronic Reporting
• Established & Coordinated “Culture to Culture” Multicultural Family Night (parent/teacher/student cooperative celebration of diversity, 500+ attendees)
• Used creative approach with multi-level classes and a variety of ages, languages and cultures
• Experienced with needs assessment, situational analysis, stakeholders, text & program adaptation, content-based literacy

Grade 2 Classroom Teacher, SAU 40, Milford, NH (1994-2004)
• Enhanced literacy through content-based, thematic approach, aligned w/ NH standards
• Won/Implemented NH Reading Grant-“Using Non-fiction & Biography to Teach Reading Skills”
• Skilled in meeting individual needs, child-centered classroom, authentic assessments
• Designed innovative, high-interest reading program using trade books aligned with basal
• John Collins, Project Read, Reading Recovery, Responsive Classroom, SIOP(content-based instructional protocol), NECAP Assessment Team

Elementary Teacher and Team Leader, Groton-Dunstable Regional Schools, MA (16 yrs)
• Taught Grade 1 Literacy for 10 years, also taught grades K, 2, 4 & 6
• Kindergarten (4yrs.)(Gesell-Trained Administrator)
• Conducted Staff Workshops: Individualized Reading, Creating Learning Centers
• Training: Project Read, Reading Recovery, Math Their Way, Project Exceptionally Ready; Donald Graves: Process Writing, 15+ Reading, L. Arts & Literacy Conferences

Personal Skills & Avocations: Adult Literacy Instructor; Reading/Writing Tutor K-12; Extensive World Traveler, Vocalist and Regional Musical Theater Performer, Reading, Poetry and Fiction Writing, Children’s literature, World Cultures, SCUBA, Watercolor Painting, Reiki Certified; Divorced, 2 grown children.
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