Resume

Infectious enthusiasm for art and learning, dynamic team leader; able to bring energy, enthusiasm, and humor to motivate team members to achieve potential and meet objectives. Creative, resourceful and flexible, able to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Success Coach — Mission: St. Louis – Beyond School AmeriCorps Program

St. Louis, Missouri – August 2020-Present

  • Lead 10 3rd-8th grade students to academic success; every month a student is in the program, they grow 2 months in reading level.

  • Oversee federal work-study team; fielding questions, developing training materials and organizing schedules.

  • Coordinate Community Partner program to produce multiple virtual events with over 60 students in attendance.

  • Maintained a $2000 grant for an Entrepreneurship project.

ESL Teacher – VIPKid, QKids, ZebraEnglish

Online – April 2020-Present

  • Provide full immersion language and content classes for 15-20 hours a week to 15 Chinese Students based on US Common Core State Standards.

  • Assess student’s progress to supply teachers with timely written feedback to support students and their parents on coursework.

DJ - Complete Weddings and Events

St. Louis, Missouri -- July 2020- present

  • Work face-to-face with customers to maintain excellent customer service.

  • Host professional events such as banquets, wedding receptions and corporate parties

  • Market myself and the business to develop my customer base and maintain company reputation.

Youth in Development Specialist — United States Peace Corps

Samut Songkhram, Thailand — January 2018-March 2020

  • Established effective partnerships between 500 students, the local Thai government office, three schools, and a health clinic.

  • Developed programs and curriculum to teach over 20 hours a week in three schools to over 300 students ages 6-18.

  • Systematically identified critical issues impacting a successful lifestyle and worked with stakeholders to overcome potential obstacles in program implementation.

  • Oversaw multiple grants handling over $5000 in funds for camps and projects with students ranging from 50-200 students.

Crew Member — HungerU

St. Louis, MO— October 2017

  • Research and reported on hunger and food security in America. 

  • Toured nationally, educating high school and college students on sustainable developments in food security.

Drama Instructor — Arts Share

Iowa City, IA—August 2017-May 2017

  • Provided administrative support throughout the programming process by preparing materials, organizing schools, and communicating with stakeholders.

  • Developed curriculum with instructors to teach at nine middle and high schools across the state of Iowa.

Resident Assistant — University of Iowa Housing

Iowa City, IA—January 2015-May 2016

  • Prepared 1st-year college students in career success and shared lessons learned for knowledge and capacity development to improve chances of success throughout college.

  • Managed floor dynamics by promoting an environment that encourages consideration, academic success, privacy, cooperation, and community development.

Education

MA Educational Leadership — Saint Mary's University of Minnesota — January 2020 — Anticipated Graduation January 2022

BA Theatre Arts — University of Iowa — May 2017

  • Certificate in Arts Entrepreneurship

TESOL Certification -- University of Arizona -- April 2019