ESL and Developmental English Tutor


Teaching Experience

Houston Community College Adjunct Instructor 2004-Present (all levels of developmental English – 0300, 0310, 0340, 0341, 0346, 0347, 0349).

Houston ISD Teacher 1979-2004 (English from 1979-1989, ESL from 1990 to 2004).

St. Thomas More, Volunteer Adult ESL Tutor one evening per week 2005-present

21st Century Adult ESL Evening Classes 2002-2003

Houston Community College, Adult ESL (Paid for by Taco Cabaña for their employees) 1996

Prior to teaching, various secretarial jobs in Houston, 1958-1979 (Chicago, and Crawley, Sussex, England.)


Education and Certifications


B.A. University of Houston 1978 (English major; education and psychology minor)

State of Texas: Lifetime Teacher’s Certificate in Language Arts 1978

University of St. Thomas - 9 hours post-graduate

ESL Certification 1984

University of Houston Clear Lake - 6 hours post-graduate Teaching Writing 1990

Professional, Technical, and Work-related Experience and Skills

· Secretary for Adolescent Drug Abuse Clinic; Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences; Houston Medical Center.

· Organized a community program called Matrix in Crawley, Sussex, England which consisted of watching award-winning films from all over the world, as well as listening to various literary readings. Afterwards there were discussions. Some people read their own poetry or short stories. The group consisted of all ages, from high school to adults.

· Computer-aided learning instruction in the Twenty-First Century after school program 2002-2003 (Long Middle School).

   I use Final Cut Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Powerpoint to illustrate my examples.

· Experienced living in Spain (8 months), France (3 months), and England (7 years).


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