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5801 Eureka Drive

Austin, TX 78745

Home (512) 416-8194 Cell (512) 775-2431


To teach E.S.L./ Spanish/ History classes full time in a middle school and to achieve a successful learning environment in a classroom where students are motivated to learn and realize their potential by working together and seeing their value in a global community



Working towards teaching certification as a Bilingual Generalist 4-8 Austin Community College

                                                                                                                                                January 2006- March 2007


Bachelors of Arts, Double Major                                                                                     May 2003

Latin American Studies and French, with a minor in History

The University of Texas at Austin


Austin Community College                                                                                             July 1997-May 1998



Facultad de Filologia, Universidad de Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain                                       Summer 2004

Attended a workshop on teaching methodologies for Spanish teachers


Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Lyon, France                                                            Summer 2001

Studied French and American cultural patterns and a conference course with a final presentation in French about Napoléon Bonaparte



Fluent in Spanish, intermediate French and Portuguese



A.I.S.D. (J. E. Pearce Middle School), Teacher Assistant                                          September 2003- May 2004

  • Worked with teachers to help tutor E.S.L. and especial ed. students individually, making sure they learned the day’s objectives; taught a reading advisory course to help students improve their reading and vocabulary comprehension


Frank Erwin Center, Usher                                                                                              September 2002- May 2003

  • Assisted University of Texas Sporting events and concerts, seated and responded to patrons’ questions and on certain events provided support as a member of the security


MCIWorldCom, Bilingual Sales Associate                                                                   August 1998- January 1999

  • Promoted long distance service for customers in English and Spanish and addressed their questions to provide them with the most appropriate long distance plan


Montgomery Wards, Sales Associate                                                                            April 1997- August 1998

  • Corresponded and improved relationships with customers by providing courteous customer service and collaborated with co-workers to reach our goal successfully
  • Translated for Spanish speaking customers, handled returns and exchanges
  • Provided training and facilitated job integration to new workers help



Volunteered for Habitat for Humanity                                                                           Spring 2001

Provided support for Casa Marianela                                                                             Spring 2001

Tutored for El Buen Samaritano                                                                                      Spring 2000