I'm passionate about creative solutions to real-world challenges. My background includes marketing, content and online platform development as well as writing and editing in digital and print publications. As an adjunct college instructor, I have taught courses in reading, writing and a range of topics in communication studies.
I have taught at the college level as well as at the K-12 level in multiple public school districts as a substitute teacher. I have taught community college courses in reading, English composition and communication studies - public speaking, interpersonal communication and small group communication.
El Camino College, Adjunct Instructor, Communication Studies
2015 - 2016
Provided instruction in interpersonal communication, small group communication and public speaking. Helped each student gain confidence and achieve their goals. Delivered presentations on the principles of effective communication and facilitated dynamic class discussions. Incorporated a wide range of tools for maximum engagement such as multimedia presentations and electronic resources. Emphasized real-world applications of skills developed, including: the importance of communication competence in a variety of professional and personal...
El Camino College, Adjunct Instructor, English and Communication Studies
2008 - 2010
Taught courses in English composition and reading sequences as well as public speaking. Delivered lectures on the principles of successful written and oral communication. Incorporated a wide range of tools for maximum engagement such as multimedia presentations, electronic resources and highly interactive discussions. Emphasized real-world applications of skills developed, including: the importance of effective written communication in a variety of professional contexts, a target audience-centered approach to messaging, team collaboration,
Sage Publications, Editorial Assistant
2008 - 2008
Edited and proofread manuscripts for publication within the Corwin Press Classroom K-12 product line. Collaborated with design project manager to ensure fit between content and design. Worked closely with executive editor and managing developmental editor in planning and progress tracking. Interacted with best-selling authors, freelance writers and freelance editors. Maintained freelance database. Prepared reports for executive editorial meeting.