Teacher at English Aloud since December 2010

He is not teaching at the moment.

Living in: Chicago, IL, The USA


Education and Training


Bachelor of Arts in General Studies GPA: 4.0, Eastern Illinois University, Graduation: December 2007 

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Awarded the Robert A. Pringle Memorial Scholarship 

Member of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society


120 hour TEFL Certification Grade: A TEFL Institute, Chicago, IL, USA, Graduation: February 2008 

100 hours of training and 28 hours of student teaching 

Training in methodologies and approaches, and curriculum development


ESL Training Literacy Works, Chicago, IL, USA May 2008 

12 Hour ESL Training 

Focus on goal-driven learning for education, employment, and enrichment


Teaching Experience:


Online English Teacher, English Aloud, Since: Dec. 2010 


Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, San Jose, CA, May 2010 – August 2010, Volunteer Teacher: English instruction for adults seeking US Citizenship, Designed curriculum


South-East Asia Center, Chicago, IL, USA, April – June 2008, Volunteer Tutor, Worked with Asian ESL learners, Designed and taught lesson plans for specific goals and learning styles


Walsh Elementary School, Chicago, IL,USA, January/February 2008, 28 Hour Student Teaching Practicum, Observed and taught a 2nd and 3rd grade class of ESL learners, Entrusted with the classroom when the regular instructor was delayed


Second Unitarian Church, Chicago, IL, USA, November 2005, Volunteer Instructor, Designed and taught public speaking workshop for lay preachers, Covered diction, projection, and speech clarity


Talk Talk English, Hanoi Vietnam September 2008 – February 2009, English Teacher, English instruction for adults and children,  Student evaluation for class placement


Hanoi Children's Palace, Hanoi, Vietnam, August - September 2008, Volunteer Teacher, Teacher for approximately 200 students each week, Designed on-the-fly lesson plans that can be adapted to any subject


KinderSun Kindergarten, Hanoi, Vietnam August 2008 – January 2009, Part-time English Teacher


Blue Dragon Children's Foundation, Hanoi, Vietnam, September 2008 – February 2009, Volunteer English and Drama Teacher