Since 2012, I have been managing a dynamic book of business ranging from adults, youth, and companies throughout Central Ohio. Primarily, these students have been from Japan wanting to improve their English for the Workplace, English for Life, Test Preparation, or English in General. From 2010-2012, I founded the Intensive English Program at Ohio Dominican University, thus becoming a head-to-head competitor with the Ohio State University. My teaching experience ranges from teaching in the public school system in Japan to teach at the university level in the US. In addition to my seven years of teaching experience of the subject English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), I also will have my alternative teacher's license for the state of Ohio in Business Education by February 2018. I have been an Adult Permit holder for ESOL in the state of Ohio since 2014.
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Successfully led the accreditation process for the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) at Ohio Dominican University in 2011.
Masters Degree from Ohio Dominican University, Bachelors Degree from California State University, Dominguez Hills, Japanese Language Training, Bunkyo University, and High School at Riverside High School (SC).
Navy Veteran of two tours to the Persian Gulf. Lived in Japan a total of five years (two years onboard the aircraft carrier, USS Independence (CV-62) in Yokosuka and (three years in Saitama on the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program). Honorable discharge and numerous medals and ribbons awarded while on active military duty. My hobby is traveling and have been to 15 countries so far.
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, Career and Technical Education, Business, Economics (University), History, International Business, ELA Test Prep, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, Professional Development, Business, Economics , ESL / ELL / EFL, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text, For Administrators, Vocational Education