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  1. 1. Thomas Jerome BakerPlaza Quilín, Mar Adentro 5512Peñalolén, Santiago, ChilePh: 56 (2) 884 – 58 04 / (7) 948 – 41 47profesorbaker@gmail.com / thomasbaker1999@gmail.comJanuary, 2011To whom it may concern:I am writing to present my CV.Currently, I am the English Department Coordinator at Colegio Internacional SEK, Chile.In 2010, I taught Debate, Conversational English, PET, and FCE exam preparation forgrades 8 – 12 at Colegio Internacional SEK, Chile.In 2009, I taught the following courses to future teachers of English in the English PedagogyProgram at Universidad Andrés Bello:Academic Writing – Level II and Level III (Thesis Preparatory Courses).English Language - (Level 6 – CAE Course) & (Level 4 – FCE Course).I also taught English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in the Commercial Engineer Career, thePublicity Career, and the Tourism Career at UNAB, Campus Casona.For 5 years, I taught (full-time) English at Colegio del Verbo Divino, where I also coachedthe Debate Team in my final year.I am the President of the professional organization: Teachers of English to Speakers ofOther Languages (TESOL Chile). To date, I have written and published twelve articles andone EFL E-book, “Debating In Chile”.I have given presentations at more than 35 international conferences in Chile, Argentina andPeru. Also, I have attended over 50 conferences, workshops and symposia.In 2008, I trained 96 elementary teachers in the MINEDUC English Summer Town Programon “Reading Strategies”. In 2010, I trained 96 high school teachers in “Advanced DebatingTechniques”. January 2011, I trained 80 elementary teachers on “How to Teach Listening.”On September 28, 2010, I was the invited Guest Speaker at Universidad Católica del Maule,English Pedagogy Interdisciplinary Conference. 230 English Pedagogy students attendedmy plenary, “Education with a Global Perspective”. I have been invited to return in 2011.Sincerely,Thomas Jerome BakerEnclosure: (CV) CURRICULUM VITAE
  2. 2. Name: Thomas Jerome BakerNationality: U.S.A. / Passport Number: 711381559Chilean ID: ID Number (RUT): 14.745.432-5Residency Permit: Certificado de Permanencia Definitiva - Number: 0104942Age: 49 (21. 01. 1962)Marital Status: Married (Wife is Chilean)Address: Plaza Quilín, Mar Adentro 5512, Peñalolén, Stgo. ChilePhone: 7 948 41 47 (cellular) / 56 2 884 – 58 04 (home)Email: profesorbaker@gmail.com / thomasbaker1999@gmail.comWORK EXPERIENCE: EFL TEACHER (10 years)Colegio Internacional SEK Chile, February 2010 to present date.Universidad Andrés Bello, English Pedagogy Program, March 2009 to December 2009.Colegio del Verbo Divino, March 2004 to December 2008.4th – 5th - 6th – 7th – 9th – 10th – 11th – 12th Grade; (Primary to Senior School)Universidad de Chile, March 2008 to July 2008 (part time).Instituto Chileno Británico de Cultura, March 2007 to December 2007 (part time).Universidad UNIACC, August 2006 to December 2006 (part time).Instituto Chileno Norteamericano de Cultura, May 2001 to February 2004. EXPERIENCE: BUSINESS, SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES IN CHILE 2001 2002 2003 A.C. Nielsen Banco de Chile Colegio del Verbo Divino Dow Corning Universidad de Chile PIMASA La Nación Universidad Finis Terrae CMPC MacDonalds Colegio Paine Modular Mining Systems TECPROMIN, Ltda CMPC March 2004 to Dec. 2008 NORTEL Networks SWITCH Colegio del Verbo DivinoEDUCATIONLuxora High School, Luxora, Arkansas, USA; 1976 – 1980.Professional Education:Licensed Nurse, Berufsfachschule Eschenbach, Germany; 1990 – 1993.Licensed by German government in September 1993, upon successful completion of allstudies and examinations required by the German Nursing Law. 2
  3. 3. Universidad Vicente Pérez Rosales – April 2005 – November 2005 (non-matriculated)(Pedagogía en Inglés: Audited courses in Linguistics, Spanish and Education Management)CELTA: Certificate in English Language Teaching for Adults , March 2002.IDELT: International Diploma in English Language Teaching Methodology (Diplomado),jointly conducted by Universidad Finis Terrae & BridgeTEFL, May – September, 2010.USA UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE ATTENDANCEUniversity of Maryland, European Division, Neu Ulm, Germany, 1982 – 1983Chicago City College, European Division, Neu Ulm, Germany, 1984EL Paso Community College, El Paso, Texas, USA 1985 – 1986MINEDUC TEACHER TRAINING (Trainer: Thomas Baker)English Summer Town, How to Teach Listening, (This two-hour workshop was presentedthree times to a total of 80 teachers of English) January 10 – 14, 2011, Santiago, Chile.http://www.ingles.mineduc.cl/noticia-det.php?idn=639 (Prezi link: http://bit.ly/eYTia5 )English Summer Town, Advanced Debating Techniques, (This one-hour workshop wasgiven twice to a total of 96 teachers of English) January, 2010, CPEIP, Santiago, Chile.http://slidesha.re/ggCCWf (Viewed 1300 times)English Summer Town, Applying Reading Research to the Development of an IntegratedLesson Plan, (This one-hour workshop was given eight times to a total of 96 teachers ofEnglish) January, 2008, CPEIP, Santiago, Chile. http://bit.ly/fwMePUOsorno Province English Network (OPEN), Applying Reading Research to theDevelopment of an Integrated Lesson Plan, May, 2008, Osorno, Chile. http://bit.ly/eIaZ93MINEDUC E-Learning Platform - The Five Components of Reading, January 2009.(Filmed at Universidad Alberto Hurtado). http://slidesha.re/ekiJzx (Viewed 3450 times)MINEDUC E-Learning Platform – How to Teach the “Art” of Writing, November 2009.(Presentation filmed at Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación: UMCE).http://slidesha.re/fJEZd2 (Viewed 440 times)INVITED SPEAKER:“Education with a Global Perspective”, http://slidesha.re/facvWP (Viewed 700 times)Universidad Católica del Maule (Talca), School of English Pedagogy – InterdisciplinaryConference (Education Psychology & English Language Teaching), September 28, 2010“Success on Your Master’s Thesis”, Univ. Santiago de Chile, September 22, 2009.PUBLICATIONS:E-BookTeaching Debate in Chile, January, 2010 (self-published: viewed 1800 times to date).http://slidesha.re/axNPRx 3
  4. 4. Articles“Teaching Tip” - When the Boss is a Woman, APEC & TESOL International,http://hrd.apec.org/index.php/When_the_Boss_Is_a_Woman 2010.Genre Matters in Academic Writing. IH Journal of Education and Development: 2010,Issue 28. http://ihjournal.com/genre-matters-in-academic-writingGenre Matters in Academic Writing. TESOL Chile Newsletter 6, October 2009.http://www.tesolchile.cl/ (At the TESOL Chile website, click on “Newsletter October 2009)An Interview With Richard Boyum. TESOL Chile Newsletter 6, October 2009.http://www.tesolchile.cl/ (At the TESOL Chile website, click on “Newsletter October 2009)Debating in the EFL Classroom. IH Journal of Education and Development: 2009, Issue 27.http://www.ihworld.com/ihjournal/documents/IHJournalIssue27Final.pdfDo Native Speakers Make The Best Teachers? TESOL Chile Newsletter 5, Sept., 2008.http://www.tesolchile.cl/conf2008/docs/Issue_05_IN_A_WORD_2008.pdfOral Fluency and Extensive Reading Activities. IH Journal of Education and Development:Spring / Summer 2008, Issue 24) http://bit.ly/epPsjEApplying Reading Research to the Development of an Integrated Lesson Plan.English Teaching Forum: Volume 46, Number 1 (January, 2008). http://bit.ly/fwMePUReading to Talk. Essential Teacher Magazine: December, 2007 http://bit.ly/gMthBlDeveloping Oral Proficiency Through Extensive Reading. IH Journal of Education andDevelopment: 2007, Issue 22. http://www.ihworld.com/ihjournal/documents/Issue22-edit_000.pdfDeveloping Oral Proficiency Through Reading. ESL Magazine: Issue 57, 2007.http://www.eslmag.com/ (Current Issue only: No archives)Extensive Reading to Promote Speaking. TESOL Chile Newsletter 4, Oct., 2007.http://www.tesolchile.cl/documents/sept2007/Newsletter_3_2007_FINAL.pdfBook Review: Teacher Man by Frank McCourt. TESOL Chile Newsletter, Oct., 2007.http://www.tesolchile.cl/documents/sept2007/Newsletter_3_2007_FINAL.pdfVOLUNTEER SERVICE IN TESOL CHILEPresident: TESOL Chile – 2010 - 2012 (2 year term per association bylaw).Treasurer: TESOL Chile – 2009.Co-Editor: TESOL Chile Newsletter, “IN A WORD”, 2009, 2010.Editor: TESOL Chile Newsletter, “IN A WORD”, 2008.Conference Planning Committee - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, & 2011.IATEFL-TESOL International Conference Planning Committee Member - 2010. 4
  5. 5. 2010 IATEFL-TESOL International Conference: Responsibilities & Duties 1. Attend conference planning meetings representing TESOL Chile as president. 2. Collaborate with IATEFL leadership team to make decisions. 3. Manage TESOL Chile Facebook web page to keep TESOL public updated. 4. Make 2 videos to promote conference attendance: uploaded to Facebook. 5. Inform & update TESOL Chile Board members of progress of conference planning. 6. Negotiate conference tasks, responsibilities, and financial agreements for TESOL. 7. Review proposals as a member of the joint IATEFL-TESOL Proposal Review Team. 8. Collaborate with the US Embassy Regional English Language Officer to organize 1100 bags for the conference participants. 9. Give the Conference Welcome Speech on behalf of TESOL Chile. 10. Introduce Keynote Speaker: Claudia Ferradas. 11. Participate as Speaker for three conference workshops. 12. Make one, post-conference YouTube video to promote TESOL Chile world-wide. TESOL Chile President 2010: Major Accomplishments1. Collaborated with IATEFL Chile to host the first IATEFL-TESOL joint International Conference, 2010, to celebrate the Bicentennial of Chile. http://www.ingles.mineduc.cl/noticia-det.php?idn=5272. Master of Ceremonies and host for the first TESOL Chile EFL Spelling Bee, in collaboration with Franklin Publishers and TESOL, Incorporated. http://www.tesolchile.cl/newstesol.html3. Increased TESOL Chile Facebook friends from 92 to 5000 in 6 months. (5000 is the maximum number permitted for a Friend page).4. TESOL Chile Position Statement: SIMCE in English (www.tesolchile.cl ).5. Co-Editor of TESOL Chile Newsletter, “In A Word” (www.tesolchile.cl ).CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (Presenter: Thomas Baker)TESOL Chile – Choice, Challenge and Reality; Universidad Metropolitana, Nov 2004.TESOL Chile – Professionalism & Serendipity for EFL Teachers; UniversidadConcepción, Oct 2005 (http://slidesha.re/ibhDPG ). (viewed 1550 times).IATEFL Chile – The Five Components of Reading; Universidad Central, July 2006TESOL Chile – A Framework for Reading Comprehension; Univ. A. Hurtado, Sep 2006Colegio del Verbo Divino – Unlocking Reading for All Students; September 2006(http://slidesha.re/ekiJzx ) (viewed 3450 times).Colegio del Verbo Divino – EFL Literature Circles; December 2006.ABS International Conference of Professional Development for Teachers of English – TheSecret Code of Reading, Feb. 2007, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 5
  6. 6. Association of British Schools in Chile (ABSCH) - EXPOTALLER X – The LiteratureCircle: Macbeth: Act 1, Scene 7; Apri1 27, 2007.Association of British Schools in Chile (ABSCH) - EXPOTALLER X – Tennis Debate:Was Macbeth Responsible for his Actions? Apri1 27, 2007.1st Regional IATEFL Chile Conference, Helping Students Understand What They Read,Universidad Talca, May 12, 2007.7th Southern Cone TESOL Convention, (Digital Presentation), EFL Literature Circles,Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 13-14, 2007.TESOL Peru - Tennis Debate: Was Macbeth Responsible for his Actions? Tacna, Peru;Colegio Francisco Antonio Zela (FAZ), July 31, August 1 & 2, 2007.TESOL Peru - EFL Literature Circles; Tacna, Peru; July 31, August 1 & 2, 2007.2nd Regional IATEFL Chile Conference, Literature Circles, INACAP Valparaíso,September 8, 2007.TESOL Chile – Writing For Publication; Univ. La Serena, October 5-7, 2007.(http://slidesha.re/dNWD83 ) (viewed 2520 times).TESOL Chile – Do Native Speakers Make The Best Teachers?; Universidad La Serena,October 5-7, 2007.MINEDUC English Summer Town, Applying Reading Research to the Development ofan Integrated Lesson Plan, (This workshop was given eight times – each time one hour- toa total of 96 teachers of English) January, 2008, CPEIP, Santiago, Chile.Osorno Province English Network, Applying Reading Research to the Development ofan Integrated Lesson Plan, May, 2008, Osorno, Chile (56 teachers attended).http://www.ingles.mineduc.cl/noticia-det.php?idn=90IATEFL Chile - Writing For Publication, August, 2008, UCINF.TESOL Chile – Blogs in Plain English, September, 2008, Univ. Católica Silva Henríquez.( http://www.slideshare.net/profesorbaker ) (viewed 1000 times).Univ. Alberto Hurtado & MINEDUC – The Five Components of Reading, January 2009.Universidad de los Andes, “English Fair 2009” – Limbo Rock: A PhonologicalAwareness Activity, September, 2009 http://latercera.com/contenido/679_179804_9.shtml .Universidad Santiago de Chile, Success on Your Master’s Thesis, September 22, 2009.TESOL Chile – Socratic Circles, October 17, 2009, Univ. Alberto Hurtado.Univ. Metropolitana & MINEDUC – How to Teach the “Art” of Writing, Nov. 21, 2009. 6
  7. 7. MINEDUC English Summer Town, “Advanced Debating Techniques”, January, 2010.IATEFL-TESOL Chile Joint International Conference – Advanced Debating Techniques,July 23 & 24, 2010, Univ. San Sebastián, Campus Bellavista, Santiago.IATEFL-TESOL Chile Joint International Conference – Language, Culture, & Identity:Culturally Speaking in the ELT Classroom, July 23 & 24, 2010, Univ. San Sebastián.IATEFL-TESOL Chile Joint International Conference – How to Teach the “Art” ofWriting, July 23 & 24, 2010, Univ. San Sebastián, Campus Bellavista, Santiago.Colegio Internacional SEK, 2010 SIMCE en Inglés: TOEIC Bridge Test, August, 2010.Univ. Católica del Maule, Education with a Global Perspective, September 28, 2010.MINEDUC English Summer Town, “How to Teach Listening”, January, 2011.CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTOpen On-line Course: Connectivism and Connective Knowledge 2011 (January 17 – April11, 2011); George Siemens & Stephen Downes http://cck11.mooc.ca/about.htmWorkshop: When to Start Teaching English?; Gloria Salazar, Academic Director,Pragmatic English, English Summer Town 2011Workshop: Deficit atencional y el aprendizaje del inglés; Elena Esper, Universidad DiegoPortales, English Summer Town 2011Workshop: Using MOODLE as a Learning Management System; Javier Moya, ColegioSEK Internacional, December, 2010.Workshop: Setting the Standards for Teaching Teenagers; Dr. Herbert Puchta,Universidad Andrés Bello, September 29, 2010.Workshop: Adolescence and its Educational Impact on the future English Teacher’sContext, Carolina Reynaldos, (MA in Psychology), Univ. Católica del Maule, Sep., 2010.IATEFL-TESOL Chile Joint International Conference, July 23 & 24, 2010, Univ. SanSebastián, Campus Bellavista, Santiago.TESOL Chile 8th Biennial Southern Cone International Conference - Univ. AlbertoHurtado, Oct. 2009, (Plenary Speakers: Dr. Donald Freeman & Dr. Lydia Stack).The English-Speaking Union Chile (ESU) / Univ. de los Andes - English Fair, Sept. 2009.Workshop: Grammar teaching: Research, theory & practice; Dr. Penny Ur, Univ. AndrésBello, Aug. 31, 2009.Debate Summer Camp – Sociedad de Debate, Univ. Andrés Bello, January 5-9, 2009. 7
  8. 8. Workshop: Competitive Debating, Dr. Alfred Snider (Director of the World Institute ofDebates and the Lawrence Debate Union) Univ. Andrés Bello, Oct. 20, 2008.TESOL Chile International Conference – Univ. Católica Silva Henriquez, Sept. 2008.IATEFL 10th International Conference, UCINF; August 2008.Workshop: Concepto de Competencia y Análisis de Casos de la Dinámica de Competencias;Victor Molina, FIDE, December 19, 2007.Workshop: Nuevas Perspectivas y Nuevas Desafíos en el Sistema Educativo Chileno;Dr. Carlos Veas, FIDE, December 18, 2007.Workshop: La Estrategia de los Estándares y la Lógica de los Mapas de Progreso deAprendizaje; PhD (candidate) Zulema Serrano, FIDE, December 18, 2007.Applicant: Hornby Summer School LAC; Theme: English for Young Learners in LatinAmerica and the Caribbean; San Nicolás, Argentina, 14 – 25 January, 2008.Workshop: Building English Core Competencies in Young Learners; Mario Herrera(Author of Backpack, Pockets, Balloons, etc.), Pearson/Longman, October 19, 2007.TESOL Chile International Conference – Univ. La Serena, October 5 – 7, 2007(Plenary Speakers: Dr. Michael McCarthy and Dr. Diane Larsen-Freeman).2nd Regional IATEFL Chile Conference, INACAP, Valparaiso, September 8, 2007(Speaker: Gloria Salazar, Subdirectora, Programa Inglés Abre Puertas, MINEDUC).Workshop: English Usage: Idioms; Jan McTyre, Univ. Andrés Bello, Sep. 1, 2007.Workshop: Teaching Vocabulary; Dr. Gilbert Toro, Harcourt International, Aug. 30, 2007.Workshop: Teaching Chunks of Language; Dr. Penny Ur, Univ. Mayor, Aug. 24, 2007.Workshop: Using Graded Readers; Joanna Dossetor, PLT, August 17, 2007.Seminar: Classroom Research; Dr. N. Markee, Univ. Alberto Hurtado, Aug. 4, 2007.Seminar: Curriculum Innovation; Dr. N. Markee, Univ. Alberto Hurtado, Aug. 4, 2007.TESOL Peru XV International Conference – Colegio FAZ, Tacna, Peru; August 1-2, 2007(Plenary Speakers: Dr. Jo Ann Crandall and Dr. Yilin Sun).Workshop: Vocabulary Development; Ian Cameron, PLT, June 15, 2007.1st Regional IATEFL Chile Conference, Universidad Talca, May 12, 2007(Plenary Speaker: Susan Hillyard). 8
  9. 9. Workshop: Face 2 Face; Cecilia Gomez; Instituto Chileno Británico, April 27, 2007.41st International IATEFL Conference; Aberdeen, Scotland (online participant) April 2007.Workshop: Ways to Read, Reasons to Read; Dr. Robert Hill – April 20, 2007.Association of British Schools in Chile (ABSCH) - EXPOTALLER X – Apri1 21, 2007.ABS International Congress of Professional Development for Teachers of English; DinastiaMaisit, Malabia 460, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina; February 22 – 24, 2007.Seminario Internacional Sobre Formación Continua de Profesores: “¿Cómo desarrollarcompetencias docentes para el trabajo escolar?” Universidad de Chile;January 16-17, 2007 (Dr. Aida Walqui: WestEd, San Francisco, California, USA).II CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL de EDUCACIÓN: Lenguaje y Comprensión Lectora(Dr. Catherine Snow: Harvard University) – Universidad Santo Tomás; January 2007.XVII Seminar of Literature & British Studies: “Re-Presenting Shakespeare” (20 hours)(Dr. John Drakakis: University of Stirling, England) Universidad Católica; January 2007.Workshop: Las Competencias en el Contexto Escolar y su Pertinencia con el Currículo (Dr.Pedro Milos: Univ. Alberto Hurtado) – Colegio del Verbo Divino; December 2006.TESOL Chile International Conference; Univ. Alberto Hurtado; September 2006(Plenary Speakers: Dr. Douglas Brown and Dr. Herbert Puchta).IATEFL 9th Annual International Conference, Universidad Central; July 2006(Plenary Speakers: Hugh Dellar and Andrew Sheehan).CPD Course: Aprender a Aprender: Universidad Alberto Hurtado; Mar 2005 – Jun 2005.TESOL Chile 2nd International Conference – Univ. Concepción; October 2005(Plenary Speaker: Dr. Ulla Connor).Workshop: (PET) Preliminary English Test: Speaker - Annette Capel; May 2004.IATEFL 8th Annual International Conference, Universidad Catolica; May 2004(Plenary Speakers: Scott Thornbury and Jeremy Harmer).Workshop: Motivating Adolescent Students: Dr. Herbert Puchta; September 2004.Workshop: Teaching Children: Backpack: Speaker: Mario Herrera; October 2004.Symposium: Bilingual Minds; Dr. John Swales; Univ. Diego Portales; Oct 2004.Workshop: Teaching Lexically: Speaker: Hugh Dellar; Univ. Santo Tomas; Nov 2004.Conference: Bilingually Creative: Universidad Perez Rosales; November 2004. 9
  10. 10. TESOL Chile 1st International Conference – Universidad Metropolitana; November 2004(Plenary Speakers: Dr. Timothy Reagan and Andrew Sheehan).Workshop: El Material Didáctico: Universidad Catolica; December 2004.Workshop: Técnicas para Enseñar: Universidad Alberto Hurtado; December 2004(Dr. Juan Eduardo García-Huidobro, Decano Facultad de Educación, UAH).Conference: Becoming Bilingual: Universidad Perez Rosales; November 2003.PROFESSIONAL READINGPrograma Inglés Abre Puertas (on line) http://www.ingles.mineduc.cl/ (MINEDUC)The Journal of Asia TEFL (on line) http://new.asiatefl.org/journal/journal1.htmlEnglish Teaching Forum (on line) http://exchanges.state.gov/englishteaching/forum-journal.htmlIH Journal of Education and Development (on line) http://www.ihworld.com/ihjournalDIGITAL PROFILESlideshare Presentations - http://www.slideshare.net/profesorbakerPrezi - Listening: The Easiest Skill to Teach? http://bit.ly/eYTia5Prezi - Twitter For Teachers - http://bit.ly/e7DGhYProfesorbaker’s Blog - http://profesorbaker.wordpress.com/ (3600 blog / page visits)The Thomas Baker ELT Daily Newspaper - http://paper.li/profesorbakerLinkedin - http://cl.linkedin.com/pub/thomas-baker-chile/4/382/964RESEARCH INTERESTSEFL Reading / Writing, Teacher Training, Debating in EnglishSHORT STORIES (unpublished) – 2006, 2007, 2009Meet Me in Memphis (romance set in Santiago, Chile and Memphis, Tennessee) 2006Boudicca, Warrior Queen: Her Story (historical fiction set in Bronze-Age, England ) 2006Looking For Catarina (historical fiction set in Florence, Italy) 2007A Day With Jayda and Snoopy (autobiographical fiction set in San Diego, California) 2007Celestial Games (Creation myth / fantasy, set on prehistoric Earth) 2009LANGUAGE SKILLSEnglish (native speaker), Spanish (fluent; 8 year immersion in Chile), German (fluent).TOEIC: Test of English for International Communication; February 2004.Score: 985 (Maximum TOEIC score possible is 990.)QPT: QUICK PLACEMENT TEST - June 2005. Level: ALTE 5.FCE: Cambridge First Certificate in English Exam, Exam Invilgator, December, 2007.MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONSAsia TEFL – (International membership number: CL001) 2007 to present. 10
  11. 11. TESOL, Inc. (International membership number: 163889) August 2010 – July 2011.Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Chile) - 2004 to present.International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language -(IATEFL Chile) 2007 to present.British Council-English Language Teaching Contact Scheme (ELTeCS) – 2007 to present.Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER) – 2007 to present.LEADERSHIP TRAININGCommunications: Counselling Techniques - Grafenwoehr, Germany 1989.Director of Staff Development Course: Vallejo, California, September 1998.Director of Nursing Course, Fairfield, California, October, 1998Sensibilización en la Atención a Clientes, Instituto Chileno Norteamericano, July 2003.COMPUTER SKILLS: MOODLE, Power Point, Prezi, Excel, Social Media, Web 2.0.PROFESSIONAL E-NETWORKS: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter.DEBATE EXPERIENCEEnglish Debate Team Trainer & Coach – Colegio del Verbo Divino, 2008.English Debate Trainer – Colegio Internacional SEK, 2010.http://www.sekchile.com/Publicaciones/informacciones/junio_2010/index.htmlPROFESSIONAL NURSE WORK EXPERIENCEClinic ManagerPeterson Clinic, Woodland, California, June 1999 to January 2001.Responsible for all aspects of clinic operations for a culturally diverse, predominantly low-income, non-English speaking patient population for a community health clinic.Director of Staff DevelopmentWinsor House Convalescent Hospital, Vacaville, California, June 1998 to May 1999.Planned, implemented and evaluated the state-mandated training for all hospital staff.Charge NurseNight Shift, Winsor House Convalescent Hospital, December 1997 to May 1998.Staff NurseIntensive Care Unit, Marktredwitz Hospital, Bavaria, Germany, Oct 1995 to Dec 1996. 11
  12. 12. Staff NurseInternal Medicine / Surgery Unit, Vohenstrauss Hospital,Vohenstrauss, Bavaria, Germany, October 1993 to September 1995.Military Nursing Experience: California Army National Guard.Licensed Nurse, Staff Sergeant: Company C, Medical, 297th Support Battalion.Daly City, California, April 1997 to March 2000.Awards & MedalsAlaska Humanitarian Service MedalReceived for saving the life of a native Alaska Eskimo gunshot victim in Quinhagak,Alaska. (Arctic Care Mission, 1998) (This medal was awarded personally by the Governorof Alaska, the Honorable Mr. Tony Knowles).Army Commendation MedalExcellent Teaching Performance: Digital Electronics & Computer Fundamentals Instructor,July 1985 to April 1987.Letter of CongratulationsExcellent Class Presentations: Digital Technology Course, April, 1987.COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SERVICEAmerican Red Cross, First Aid and CPR Instructor, October 1997 – December 2000.Volunteer Health Care Nurse: Quinhagak, Alaska, March 1998.Volunteer Health Care Nurse: Chignik Lake, Alaska, March, 1999.MILITARY EXPERIENCE: US Army: Active Duty from 1981 to 1990.Primary Noncommissioned Officer Course, Kitzigen, Bavaria (3rd Infantry Division) 1983.Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Hohenfels, Bavaria (7th Army) 1984.Instructor Training Course, El Paso, Texas, August, 1985.Instructor & Writer – Digital Electronics and Computer Fundamentals Course, 1985- 1987.Staff Sergeant, AN/TSQ Air Defense System Computer Operator & Repairman – 1990. 12