PortfolioGen Profile for Alicia Frank Haviland

  • PortfolioGen Member Since 2018

Self-directed and enthusiastic educator with excellent skills in researching and evaluating curriculum and teaching procedures can be used in strengthening the education system. A passionate commitment to student development, the learning experience, and cultural diversity, and skilled in the design of challenging, enriching, and innovative activities that address the diverse interest and needs of students. Possess outstanding communication skills; present information in a variety of ways, emphasizing relevance of class material to the global community beyond the classroom environment. Active team member who effectively collaborates with all levels of staff members and establishes quality relationships with students and parents/guardians.

 

Work Experience
  • 9th - 12th Grade ELA/English Literature Teacher
    Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
    PCIS
    Calle Principal, Nueva Gorgona Panama

    Taught American Literature, British Literature, English Language Arts. Facilitated School Year Book, Directed school of Bl..Bl...Bluebeard.

  • Humanities Teacher
    Jan 2017 - Jun 2017
    GGAS
    Phnom Pehn, Cambodia

    Teaching USA curriculum: 7th Grade Geography, 8th Grade World History, 9th Grade Psychology, 10th Grade Social Civics, 10th Grade US History, 11th Grade Intro to Business, 11th Grade Career Planning, 12th Global History.

  • Owner/Director of ESL School
    Feb 2014 - Nov 2017
    Frank Haviland Academy
    Panama City, Panama

    Managed Own ESL School and taught ESL from preschool to 12th grade.

  • 9th - 12th Grade English Teacher/English Dept. Coordinator
    Feb 2013 - Jan 2015
    The Oxford School
    Panama City, Panama

    English Department Coordinator/taught English Literature, English Language Arts, and ESL to Secondary level students 9th grade through 12th grade in Panama.

Education
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus
    Aug 2010 - Dec 2012
    Degree: B.A. Ed
    GPA: 3.85
  • Central University of Washington
    Aug 2004 - Jun 2006
    Degree: Career and Technical Education
    GPA: 4.0
Certifications
  • California Single Subject License #180206997
    California
    (Jul 2018)
  • Kennesaw State University K-12 Blended Online Learning Verified Certificate
    Georgia
    (Mar 2015)
  • TEFL Certificate #ITTT00163843

    (May 2007)
Co-Curriculum Subjects
  • Business Education
  • Computer Information Technology
  • English Language Arts
  • English Literature
  • ESL
  • Humanities
Interests
  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Creative & Performance
  • Culinary Arts
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Technology
  • Travel
Accomplishments/Awards
  • Golden Key International Honour Society Member

    Nov 2011

  • Journalism, Dawn of Nations Today 2012

    Native American Online Newspaper – Journalist, Photographer “Trayvon Martin shooting builds racial profiling conversations in New Mexico”

  • New Mexico English Journal, 2010, NMCTE

    poems; “The Ballet of Harkenloch” & “Rachel's Song”

  • The Iconoclast, Mohegan Lake, New York, 1998

    poem; “Saul Bellow’s Unwritten Words”

  • Vibrations, Everett Community College, 1996

    poems; “Mary Wollstonecraft”& “The Ballet of Harkenloch”

  • Vibrations, Everett Community College, 1995

    poems; “The Samaritan” & “Man vs. Nature”

Skills
Personal Skills
  • Humorous, great communicator, natural leader
Academic Skills
  • Online Instructional Design of Courses, LMS, Online Teaching, Blended Classroom, Curriculum Mapping, Lesson Planning aligned to CCS, Instructional Delivery, Teaching Adults, Professional Classroom Management
Professional Skills
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, In-Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Outlook, Read 180, Plato, Bridges to Algebra, Grade Book Pro, Acrobat, PageMaker, Quark, Freehand, PC & Mac platforms, Educational Software, Desktop Publishing, Basic Website Building
Book List
Sci Fi
Classic Literature
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Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition
Author(s): Ernest Hemingway
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YAL
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
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Myths
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Women who Run with the Wolves
Author(s): Clarissa Pinkola Est's
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