Shaka Ford

Freelance Creative Writer & Book Writer

Location:Springfield, Missouri, United States
2 Skills
Shaka Wilhelm Siri Ford
Work experience 1999 - 2001 C.M. Goethe Middle School Sacramento, CA
After-School Instructor
? Instructor in the after-school program for the Computer Classes at C.M. Goethe. I was responsible for overseeing children ages 5-14 in the use of personal computers. Left Goethe to pursue full-time employment.
2000 - 2001 C.M. Goethe Middle School Sacramento, CA
Night Class Instructor
• Working with another teacher, we developed and implemented bilingual curriculum to teach working adults the use of the modern personal computer for both work and private use. Left to pursue full-time employment.
2001 - 2004 U.C. Davis Medical Center Sacramento, CA
Medical Office Service Coordinator
• As part of a large team, I had many tasks including checking-in of patients, documenting insurance and personal information, scheduling ancillary tests and follow-up appointments, answering phones and checking on patient prescriptions. Left to resume college education.
2006 - 2007 Round Table Pizza Sacramento, CA
• As Supervisor of both restaurant crew and delivery drivers, it was my job to ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the food preparation and delivery services including cleaning, preparation, cut and wrap and delivering food myself. I left this job when I moved to Springfield, Missouri.
2007 - 2008 Wal-Mart Stores Springfield, MO
Cashier / Door Greeter / Shopping Cart Maintenance
• Began as a Cashier at a local Wal-Mart, adopted a policy of consistent volunteerism and ended up taking on many other duties such as Door Greeting, Cart Pushing, and more. Involuntarily terminated in late 2008 due to unavoidable schedule conflict.
Education 1999 - 2006 Sacramento Community College Sacramento, CA
General Education
Classes emphasized English Literature and General Education for Transfer.
2010 - Present Missouri State University Springfield, MO
General Education
Currently taking classes in pursuit of a Bachelors Degree in English Literature as major. Minor currently undeclared.
Other Notable Information Accomplishments
? Published Author as of December 2005
? While employed at Round Table Pizza, I received Employee of the Month awards twice for June and July of 2006, as well as Driver of the Month for December of 2006.
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Book Writing