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Lisa Kropp SonShine

Freelance Copywriter & Creative Writer

Location:White Lake, Michigan, United States
Phone: 2483664409
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Lisa Kropp will bring you bright and original ideas. She has been an educator for 20 years specializing in teaching writing to students K-Adult. Reading reviews, proof reading, editing, outstanding customer service. Lisa has written curriculum for private and charter schools, developed tests, prepared students for ACT writing portion and is passionate about her personal writing ventures.

Career Change Resume: Desire opportunity to use proofreading, educational, technological, skills in a fun and creative environment

Summary of Qualifications
• Educator for 20 years, experiences with all grades k-12 all subjects, English Minor -33 credits , Social Sciences -33 credits
• In teaching, I worked with parents and guardians to solve practical problems with students and made a few home visits
• Kept detailed, written on several media, anecdotal notes on student behavior, interpretation, and case progress
• In leadership positions developed strong interpersonal communication with team members and lead by example
• Written various curriculum as an educator and for home school programs based on Federal and State standards
• Continuous self-improvement strategies used to accomplish goal of success for others
• Proficient writer and editor, for editing a novel, teaching ACT test prep, editing classroom writing, and copy for school use

Skill Sets
• Used and integrated technology in record keeping, detailed student assessments, data analysis, developing, implementing, managing behavior action plans
• Leadership training, communication with students and parents, emotional management, job stress, managing difficult social situations, ethnic diversity, program management and planning,
• Worked with the courts, lawyers, social workers, physicians, troubled parents, traumatized children, special needs children, and kept monthly documentation
• Highly creative yet conscientious of details
• Create, edit and proofread content, aware of style for markets, consumers and audiences
• Able to learn and follow any publication format, familiar with Chicago Style Book
• Highly teachable and think out of the box

BA Elementary Education English (33 credits) & Social Sciences Minor (33 credits),
Cornerstone University, MI

Graduate Level
Ten credits -Special Education Learning Disabilities
Oakland University, MI 3.9 GPA

Six credits completed - General Education
Oakland Writing Project
Adrien College, MI 4.0 GPA

08/2007 - 6/2010
Middle School Computer Teacher,
Pontiac Academy, Pontiac, MI
• Ran computer lab with 30 computers
• Taught computer literacy and career development to 120 students, edited student writing and format of reports with office products
• Administered assessment and achievement test three times a year, kept organized detailed records of student progress
• used innovative technology in project-based program, taught MS Office and typing
• Multi-cultural urban setting -90% Title 1 School

06/2009 – 8/2009
Oakland Schools
Oakland Writing Project
• Contributed to published memoir of the project
• Researched and Presented project related to improvement of Multi-cultural in education
• Kept daily journal of program, poetry, narratives, writing and editing technique

01/2004 – Present
Foster Parent
Ennis Center for Children, Flint, MI

10/04 - 6/07
Guest Teacher schools in Burton, MI

8/1997 - 5/1998
Graduate Assistant
Oakland University, Rochester, MI
• Edited student documents
• Worked in a data base program

• Provisional Teaching Certificate State of Michigan, MI
• Health Insurance Kaplan Financial, MI
• Life Insurance Kaplan Financial, MI
• First Aid Red Cross, MI

• Member of National (Oakland) Writing Project
• Past Member of MACUL (Michigan Association of Teachers Using Computers in Learning)
• Raised Tech Literacy level by 13% over the three years I taught the subject
• Tutoring HS students to pass ACT Writing portion
• Creative journaling, scrapbooking, writing: novels, poems, editorials

References upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing