Nancy Jester

Freelance Writer & Speech Writer

Location:Hopkins, Minnesota, United States
2 Skills
• Formal Education:
University of St. Thomas, Master of Arts Degree in English, 2001, GPA 4.0
Macalester College, Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, 1992, *** laude
North Hennepin Community College, 1990, GPA 4.0

• Competencies:
*Superb Communication skills, *Professional writer, *Motivating, altruistic instructor, *Creator and Co-director of Adult Learning Center, *Enthusiastic ESL/ELL Tutor (primarily Spanish and Hmong), *Excellent interviewer and trainer, *Dedicated advisor and mentor, *Skilled mediator, *Successful classroom manager, *Creative Curriculum designer, *Resourceful and innovative using technology for academic and administrative duties, *Committed to Education for all, *Ardent, life-long learner

• Employers:
Writer and Editor, Jennings, DeWan, & Anderson, LLC, Attorneys at Law, St. Francis (2010–)
Instructor, Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids and Cambridge (2001–2003, 2007–present)
Instructor, Rasmussen College (Two Metro Campuses) (2008–2009)
Instructor, College of St. Scholastica, St. Paul Campus (2005–2007)
Instructor, National American University (Three Metro Campuses) (2006–2008)
Academic Dean (duties include: teaching, student advising, training faculty and student tutors, creating and directing Learning Center, creating syllabi to satisfy accreditation standards), Institute of Production and Recording, Minneapolis (2003–2006)
Writing Consultant, Paid Intern, Asst. to the Director of the Writing Center, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus (2000–2001)
Administrative Assistant, AllWeather Roof, Minneapolis (1998–2001)

• Teaching Experience:
*English Composition (all levels), *Introduction to Literature, *Shakespeare in Film, *Poetry, *Creative Writing, *Humanities, *Art History, *Theater Courses, *Art of Film, *History of American Music, *World Religions, *Speech, *Success Strategies, *Native American Literature, *African American Literature, *Intercultural Communications

• Volunteering:
*Tutoring English (all ages), *American Cancer Society, *Many Political Campaigns
Skills (2) Rating
Speech Writing