I am a current fourth-year UCSB English major student born and raised in Santa Barbara, California. I have 4 years of volunteer and professional experience in tutoring and afterschool education with primary and secondary grade students. As an avid learner, I love the pursuit of knowledge and am currently pursuing a career in education to facilitate a love for learning in others.
During my last two years as a high school dual-enrollment student, I volunteered as an English academic mentor for my peers. In this position, I assisted teachers in providing individualized assistance in essay-writing, literary analysis, and homework for students grades 9-11. I have two years of work experience with the Santa Barbara Unified School District as a program leader in the After School Opportunities for Kids program. AOK leaders are responsible for extra-curricular lesson planning, curriculum development, and homework help for...
United Way of Santa Barbara, Fun In The Sun Program Leader
2017 - 2018
FITS program leaders are responsible for curricular and extracurricular activities during the 6-week enrichment program. Leaders specialize in the subjects of mathematics, PE, literacy, or STEAM for daily rotation session as well as manage general activities. In my case, I was the site mathematics instructor and delivered lessons that reviewed and introduced new math concepts to student groups of students grades 3-6. I also designed a financial literacy curriculum that taught basic financial terminology and money management strategies in...
Santa Barbara Unified School District, Afterschool Opportunities for Kids Program Leader
2016 - 2018
SBUSD AOK program leaders are responsible for lesson planning, curriculum development, and academic mentoring. Leaders are trained every five weeks for a new STEAM or literacy lesson taught to student groups grades 1-6. Leaders are also responsible for providing individualized and group homework help to a classroom size of 20 students.
Partners in Education, Education and Non Profit Intern
2016 - 2016
The Partners in Education Internship is a program that employs young adults in the community and teaches them how to be an active professional in the working world. Partners in Education pays all interns through the first seven weeks of job readiness training before they interview for an 80 hour paid internship with an external firm of an intern's career interest. In my case, I interned with the AOK after-school program at Adams Elementary where I worked with AOK staff to coordinate lessons and outdoor activities and tutor kids in grades 1-6.