Gayle Franks

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

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Location:Puyallup, Washington, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/gaylefranks
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Gayle M. Franks
8822 219th St Ct E Phone: (253) 212-8423
Graham, WA 98338 Email: cleticpirate@hotmail.com

High School English Teacher

P E R S O N A L
I am a motivated high school English teacher that advocates equality, while sharing an enthusiasm for diversity. I am dependable, hardworking, with strong classroom management skills. Working equally well as a team member or as an individual. I bring each of these qualities to every project or classroom I work with.

E D U C A T I O N
Concordia University – Portland Master of Education: Curriculum and
Instruction

Pacific Lutheran University Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education
Emphasis English/Language Arts
Minor in Music
Additional Training Seminars:

? Advanced Placement Summer Institute: PLU 2008 and 2013; Bellevue 2009
? Working with and Designing Teaching for Students and Families of Poverty
? WESPAC EA +
? Rewards and Rewards Plus
? Differentiated Assessment Strategies
? Dealing with Bullies and Victims in a School Environment
? Classroom Management
? Six-Trait Writing
? An Inquiry About Inquiry
? Cooperative Learning
? Classroom Instruction that Works: Research Based Strategies that Work
? Best Practices for Valuing and Addressing Diversity and Student Achievement

C E R T I F I C A T I O N S
? Washington State Professional Teaching Certificate: Secondary, English/Language Arts

E M P L O Y M E N T
Aug 2007 – Present Puyallup High School Teacher
? Teach tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade English
? Junior English Team Leader
? District Junior English Curriculum Development Team
? Gay Straight Alliance Advisor
? Diversity Club Advisor
? Bibliophiles Advisor
? Created Junior English Vocabulary Program used at Puyallup High School
? District Diversity Committee
? Helped create school diversity trainings
Aug. 2006 – 2007 Aylen Junior High Teacher
? Taught eighth and ninth grade English
? Diversity Club Advisor
? Planned the Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly
Aug. 2005 – 2006 Cougar Mountain Jr. High Teacher
? Taught eighth and ninth grade Communication Arts classes
Dec. 2004 – Present Sylvan Learning Center Teacher
? Teach Beginning and Academic Reading, Accelerated Reading, Academic Writing, College Writing, Study Skills, SAT Prep, and Math to struggling students

A W A R D S & A C T I V I T I E S
? Who’s Who in Poetry 2012: International Library of Poetry, Nov. 2012
? Editor’s Choice Award for Poetry: International Library of Poetry, Oct. 2003
? Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities 1999-2000 Recipient
? Published poet
• The F-Word: Feminism and the Art of Everyday Living
• Noble Publishing
• The Amherst Society
• At Water’s Edge: The National Library of Poetry
• Poet of Merit: The International Library of Poetry
• Letters from the Soul Series
• The Best Poems and Poets of 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005

C O M P U T E R S K I L L S

? Mac and PC
? eSchool+
? Easy Grade Pro
? MS Office Suite
? Smart Board
? Black Board
? iMovie
? FileMaker Pro
? Audio Vault
? Prisma
? Hyperstudio
? Desktop Publisher
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
Proofreading