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  • Illinois Migrant Council

    • Migrant Education Program
    • Coordinator/Lead Teacher
    • June 2018 to Present

    * Advocate for migrant worker’s and their children by providing academic and supportive services *Instruct ESL adult migrant workers *Create learning materials and instruct staff *Coordinate teacher and recruiter schedules *Organize and implement community outreach activities *Organize and execute monthly goal-setting and STEAM/STEM workshops *Facilitate frequent communications with corporate heads; initiate appropriate actions as warranted to meet operational goals and objectives.

  • Lincoln College

    • Academic Success Center
    • Education Specialist
    • September 2017 to Present

    *Create instructional materials, study plans, and tutor college students in Academic Writing, *Spanish, English, Psychology, Sociology, History, and Criminal Justice. *Apply creative study strategies that motivate and inspire students; mentor each student and promote self-confidence. *Prepare and hold workshops for students and teachers; Study Strategies, APA/MLA, English Grammar *Instruct English and Spanish class in the professor’s absence

  • Maximo Nivel

    • San Jose, Costa Rica
    • Consultant of International Programs
    • June 2014 to September 2014

    *Planned, coordinated, and facilitated the process for individuals to receive their TEFL/TESOL Certification, Native Spanish Program, Youth Programs, International Internships, and Adventure/Culture activities. *Managed a team of 9 highly effective individuals with diverse skill sets and oversaw non-profit activities and Humanitarian budget of $500 to $1K monthly project dependent. *Provided international clients in-country support; assigned volunteer projects, provided urgent 24-hour support, scheduled classes, secured housing and transportation, and addressed other matters as warranted. *Communicated regular operational updates and as needed issue management plans with international and local partners.

  • Sylvan Learning Center

    • Springfield, IL
    • Center Director & Vice President of Operartions
    • November 2014 to July 2017

    *Directly assisted franchisee owners in all policies, procedures, and protocol for operations and marketing of 4 Sylvan Learning Centers. *Created instructional materials and provided trainings as needed; performed quality reviews and made recommendations for improvements as needed to maintain academic excellence. *Facilitated frequent communications with franchisees and corporate heads; initiated appropriate actions as warranted to meet operational goals and objectives. *Created, applied, updated, and managed a variety of operations and marketing plans/programs to maintain continuous center profitability and sustained client satisfaction.

  • Academia Europea

    • San Salvador, El Salvador
    • English Supervisor
    • January 2004 to December 2008

    * Created instructional materials, developed lesson plans, and instructed English as a Second Language to students in pre-school and beyond. * Managed classroom; recorded grades, and progress notes. * Evaluated and placed ESL students in grammar and conversation classes based on proficiency. * Trained, supervised, and evaluated ESL Teachers for uniformity and consistency of academic practices.


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Masters of Teaching English as a Second Language

  • University of Illinois at Springfield
    • Certificate in Online Pedagogy in Higher Education

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City
    • Bachelor of Liberal Studies