|Title:||Teaching Assistant Professor|
|Address:||Dept. Foreign Languages & Literatures
Mailstop #556 East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
|Duties:||Coordinator of Spanish 1001-1002|
PhD in Foreign Language Education, Applied LinguisticsThe University of Texas at Austin
MA Comunicación Social, Emphasis on Cross-Cultural Communication. La Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
BA Spanish; BA Communications. Mars Hill College
Fulbright Scholar, Bogotá Colombia, 1989-1992
University Fellow, University of Texas, 1997-1998
Bruton Fellow, University of Texas, 1996-1997
Truesdale Scholar Outstanding student award, Mars Hill College, 1989
Nona Moore Roberts Award for achievement in Foreign Language, Mars Hill College, 1987
Grayson Scholar, Mars Hill College, 1985-1989
2003- Present. Teaching Assistant Professor of Spanish, ECU
2000-2003. Lecturer in Spanish, Winston Salem State University. Director of Honors Summer Study in Querétero, México
1999-2000. Lecturer in Spanish. Baylor University
1998-99. Spanish Instructor, University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton, Texas. Director, Mexico Study Program
Summer 2006. Participant Researcher in Pilot Study in Costa Rica with ECU faculty in collaboration with the University of Costa Rica in San José and the National University in Heredia.
1996-98. University of Texas. Developed testing program for over 1,000 first-year students of Spanish.
2005 - present. Work with EC Scholars at Belvoir Elementary School, identifying at-risk Hispanic children for after school tutoring and providing ESL and literacy classes for parents.
2008-Present. Organizer-facilitator, Hispanic Women’s Group. Plan activities on parenting, driver’s licenses, Head Start, etc.
2005-present. Work with Pitt Community College Adult Ed instructors to provide ESL classes at Sheppard Memorial Library.
2003- present Member, Hispanic Outreach Committee, The Memorial Baptist Church. Coordinating ESL classes and training instructors for Hispanics in Greenville; working with local agencies to provide food, clothing and furniture for recent immigrants.
2003- present. Community in Schools Volunteer, Spanish Teacher and English/Spanish Interpreter, Greenville.
2005- 2008. Partner/supporter for North Carolina Hispanic Children’s Summer Camp.