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  • 1. Jamie Kerr 2014-2015 Candidate for Multiple Subject Teaching Credential & M.A. in Education Seeking classroom volunteer opportunities in K-5 schools ✦ TEFL Certified (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) ✦ Excellent public speaker ✦ Interested in connecting technology & curriculum
  • 2. Teaching Experience Lanna Polytechnic High School Chiang Mai, Thailand English Teacher Taught English to over 300 students in 10 classes ages 15-20 at one of the most challenging schools in the city. Students were beginner English learners. Used a game- learning approach to overcome cultural learning differences and inspire a love of the English language. Created all curriculum and materials from scratch. 2012-2013
  • 3. Teaching Experience Roosevelt High School Portland, Oregon Tutoring Program & Community Outreach Coordinator An an Americorps employee, I coordinated a school- wide tutoring program for at-risk students to increase graduation rates and improve English language skills. I also coordinated events, art showcases and community involvement nights to connect students and families to their neighborhood, local businesses and nearby University of Portland. RHS is Oregon’s poorest high school and has the worst overall rating according to Oregon’s Annual Report Cards. I had the opportunity to work with a wide range of students of ethnic/socioeconomic backgrounds and coordinate 30+ volunteers to provide tutoring and support on a daily basis. 2010-2011
  • 4. Teaching ExperienceOther relevant experience Sparkloft Media Portland, Oregon Training Coordinator I am Sparkloft Media’s training program coordinator and on-boarding program director. I am in charge of recruiting and training all new employees and continually improving our processes to better accommodate new hires as we continue to grow. I am also responsible for giving internal presentations, speaking at conferences, and offering social media training seminars to small business owners across the country. I specialize in social media strategy for brands in the travel/ tourism space. 2010-Present
  • 5. Teaching ExperienceOther relevant experience Elementary Age Private Tutoring Portland, Oregon Private Tutor I tutor students ages 6-10 in a wide range of academic topics and areas of personal growth. Specifically, I specialize in students who are afraid to fail in school. Parents hire me to inspire confidence in students who have trouble trying new things and teach them strategies to overcome their aversion to new tasks and activities and have confidence in their skills. 2007-2013
  • 6. Teaching ExperienceOther relevant experience YWCA Camp Westwind Otis, Oregon Coast Counselor and Riding Instructor As a counselor, member of the diversity team and horse back riding instructor, I led students ages 8-15 through 8 weeks of summer camp on the Oregon coast. We strived to teach campers to accept differences, love themselves and appreciate and understand the beautiful natural environment surrounding them. We hosted camp for socio- economically disadvantaged students, disabled students as well as a teen mom camp and also gay family camp. I will be headed back to camp to work as a program coordinator in 2014. 2009, 2014
  • 7. Teaching ExperienceEducation University of Portland Portland, Oregon BA, Global Business, Operations/Technology Management GPA: 3.8, Cum Laude During my four years at UP, I held a variety of campus work positions and participated in extracurricular programs: ✦ Salzburg, Austria Year Study Abroad Program ✦ Freshman Workshop Leader ✦ Studies Abroad Coordinator ✦ Entrepreneurship Scholars Program ✦ China Entrepreneurship Study Program ✦ Honors Program 2007-2011 There I am!
  • 8. Questions? jamieakerr22@gmail.com 971-275-5203