Colleen Funderburk

Freelance Spanish Translator & Poem Writer

Location:Pittsboro, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Community Service
Additional Information
Colleen Funderburk
2117 North Dr , JACKSONVILLE, NC 28540
Home: 9103552396 Cell: 9105546279
Patient ESL Instructor equipped with the knowledge that learning a language takes time and practice. Teaching
experience ranges from elementary school students to adult professionals.
Accomplished teacher with extensive experience in developing curriculum for [Spanish]/English language and
cultural classes. Exceptional background in designing meaningful and effective coursework that engages
students and expedites learning.
Proficient speaker of [English] and [Spanish]
Professional tutor
[5] years teaching ESL abroad
Active listening skills
Patient and encouraging
Academic assessment methods
Recognized as "The Best Teacher at School" (in Mexico City, MX) after first-term teacher evaluations.
Collaborated with department and faculty members to design a year-round standard-based curriculum.
Harmon Hall March 1998 to October 2000
Academic Instructor
Mexico City, Mexico
Taught English language skills to students from kindergarten age through adulthood.Engaged in cultural
immersion programs with students to further augment global understanding.Instructed more than [15] students
through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations. Attended professional development
workshops focused on learning goals and classroom management.. Conducted small group and individual
classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs. Completed ongoing staff training sessions.
National University 2014
Bachelor of Science: Spanish
San Diego, CA, USA
Coursework in Spanish Grammar, Linguistics and Language Development
Second Language Acquisition coursework.
Anglo Mexican Culture Institute 1996
Initial Teacher Training Course
Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
120 hours of Teacher Development
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars: Spring 2011
Classroom Proctored and Chaperoned for Clyde Erwin Magnet Elementary School, 2009-2014
Volunteered Teaching Children to Read: Clyde Erwin Magnet Elementary School and Boys and Girls Club
Skills (2) Rating
Spanish Translation
Poem Writing