PO Box 650872
Sterling, VA 20165-0872
12/2003 - Present
Responsible for program management of active projects. Work closely with assigned field office personnel. Frequently conduct extensive and complex data research and analysis. Draft updates as needed. Maintain open communication and coordinate with various agencies.
Diplomatic Language Services, Orlando, FL
10/2000 - 12/2003
Conducted Spanish to English translations and summaries for specific government contract assignments. Occasionally conducted verbatim transcriptions of translated information.
College of Education
University of Central Florida, Clermont, FL
01/2001 - 10/2003
Conducted student advising and guidance to prospective and transfer students within the College of Education. Coordinated and conducted recruitment presentations to community college students. Visited local elementary schools with professors prior to student internship placements. Conducted internship pre-planning meetings. Coordinated internship orientation seminars. Consulted with College of Education professors on student progress and academic needs. Served as liaison between administrative offices in Orlando and Daytona students, community college, local school board, and community. Promoted and advertised degree programs. Maintained student records and academic degree audits. Managed College of Education satellite office and day-to-day activities.
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
06/1997 - 01/2001
Provided academic advise and guidance to students at the undergraduate levels. Developed, coordinated, and conducted several student success, academic skills, and academic probation workshops for freshmen each semester. Assisted with freshmen summer orientations. Organized and conducted several orientations for students on scholarships every semester. Monitored and tracked the academic progress of students receiving scholarships. Co-chaired the Scholarship Review and Appeals Committee. Advised two student organizations on campus. Created and maintained department web site, which included information on additional student scholarships available, student advising and success, and general campus resources. Taught several sections of the “Freshman Success” course designed to introduce first-time-in-college freshmen, to college life, strategies for academic success, critical thinking skills, on-campus
1996 – Masters in Sociology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
1989 – Bachelor’s in Psychology, University of Maryland, University College, European Division