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Jill Elaine Gonzalez Bravo

Professional Credentials
Education MA, Curriculum & Instruction, Science and Technology emphasis, Wichita State University.

BS.EL.ED., Biology Emphasis, Kansas State University 

State of Kansas, Grades K-9
Professional Experience

Middles School Science Instructor, Alcott Academy, Wichita, Kansas. 1997
  • Environmental Club Coordinator. 1997-
  • Middle School Science Representative. 1997-
  • Media Screening and Curriculum Advisory Committee Member. 1998
  • Participant in NEWT Water Project and Strom Drain Stenciling Initiative. 1997-1998
  • Alcott Volleyball Coach. 1997-
  • Collaborated with Principal on "Y-Learn" Student Motivation Grant Proposal. 1997
  • After School YMCA Program Coordinator, 1997-1998
  • Technology Trainer, 1998
  • National Peace Corps Day Organizer, 1997-
Ms. Hill and I team teach a lesson on the use of compost versus fertilizer. The Life Lab Project utilized the garden as a laboratory.
United States Peace Corps Volunteer, Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies, 1995-1997

Life Lab Project, Morne Prosper Government School. 1995-1995.

  • Teacher Trainer, Grades 1-10, Life Lab Curriculum and Methodology through lead and team-teaching.
  • Coordinator of Local and Regional Science Fairs.
  • Special Project Assistance (SPA) Grant Recipient for School Garden Project.
  • School Library Organization. Secured donation of over 300 books.
Environmental Educator, Roseau, Dominica. 1995-1997.
  • Organized workshops on garden management and organic gardening methods.
  • Assisted with coordination of Youth Booths at ECO EXPO I.
  • Assisted with allocation of UNESCO funds and coordination of environmental camp.
Instructor, National Teachers College, Dominica. 1996-1997.
  • Designed and taught 9 week curriculum for environmental science methods course.
  • Organized local field trips to familiarize teachers with local resources.
Peace Corps Trainer, US Peace Corps, Dominica. 1996-1997.
  • Facilitated training sessions on safety, diversity adaptation, culture and customs, and grant writing.
Teacher Trainer, Ministry of Education, Dominica. 1996-1997.
  • Organized and conducted island wide workshops on Low Cost, No Cost Science and The Garden as a Classroom.
  • Assisted with Island-wide comparative assessment of the eight year Life Lab pilot program and revision of science curriculum for grades 1-7.
Morne Prosper Government Shool

Morne Prosper Village, Commonweath of Dominica, West Indies.

Middle School program Director, Topeka north Outreach, Topeka, KS. Summers 1993-1995.
  • Provided a supportive environment for inner city youths.
  • Organized fund raising projects.

Additional Skills and Training
  • Proficient with Mac, PC, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Web Page Design.
  • DataStreme Weather Education Resource Teacher, American Meteorology Society, Spring 1998.
  • Grants Development Training, USD 259, Fall 1997.
  • CPR, Basic First Aid, Advanced SCUBA Certification.

Professional Pursuit




Professional Presentations
Designed by Jill Gonzalez
Alcott Academy
March 1999