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Yael Lichaa

Freelance Painter & Sculptor

Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
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Summary of Qualifications
• Ten years of creative teaching experience with five years of integrative lesson planning
• Distinctive talent working with a diverse population of special needs, gifted and ESL students
• Extensive skills in event planning, supervising and implementing
• Fluent in Russian, Hebrew and Ukrainian
• Broad studio art experience including drawing, painting, clay, woodcarving and furniture restoration
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Internet Research

Professional Experience
• Created lesson plans for ESL and special education students
• Promoted multicultural interest by sharing stories from students experiences
• Increased participation in the class activities with questions and answers
• Tutored in math factors, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with computer technology
• Taught math reasoning, abstract and higher level thinking skills through word problems
• Implemented intervention activities for 3-5 year olds with a variety of disabilities including developmental, physical, autistic, and speech impairments
• Facilitated small academic groups in reading, writing, and math

• Supervised and directed activities for staff and volunteers
• Planned, organized, decorated and led events and holiday parties
• Scheduled classes and appointments; answered phones and ordered supplies
• Assisted teachers with scheduling meetings and class supervision
• Coordinated school fundraising events
• Performed sales transactions of books, classes, donations and events
• Contacted prospective students and provided class and event information
• Supervised art studio activities
• Sold art works, paintings and ceramics

Fine/Visual Art
• Developed and taught after-school, summer and private classes to children and adults in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, book making, oil gilding and furniture restoration
• Taught art classes to K-6 students, in accordance with national art content standards
• Integrated science and social studies concepts in art lessons by collaborating with other teachers
• Designed stage art sets with the students for the drama end-of-the-year performance
• Oil gilded on mirrors and picture frames; inlayed with turtle shells and metal
• Stained, painted and polished antique furniture with shellac
• Illustrated course material
• Researched themes and led volunteers, elementary and high school students to paint murals
Yael Lichaa
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2010 Supervisor and Art Teacher Creative Expressions Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
2009-2010 Coordinator KCA Café, Los Angeles
2008-2009 Art Teacher K-6, math tutor Kabbalah Children’s Academy, Beverly Hills, CA
Summer 2008 Student Teacher, 3rd grade Pio Pico Elementary, Los Angeles, CA
Spring 2008 Student Teacher, 2nd grade Beethoven Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Classroom Assistant/ Sp. Ed. Horace Mann/Hawthorne Elementary, Beverly Hills
2005-2006 Kabbalah Teacher Kabbalah Centre, New York, Los Angeles
2003-2005 Antique Furniture Restore ECR Antique Conservation & Restoration, New York
2000-2003 Office & Events Manager, TA Kabbalah Centre, Los Angeles, Toronto, Philadelphia


Painting and Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA
Ceramic course, WYCA, New York, NY
Figure Sculpture course, Art Studio, Philadelphia, PA


M.A. in Elementary Education, University of Phoenix, Los Angeles, CA
B.A. in Biology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential – TC2
Authorization: R2M – GSX (General Subjects by exam), ELA: R242
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