Therese P.

Therese P.

New OrleansLA

Editor and proofreader

Therese M. Porch Are you looking for a proofreader? I have taught middle school and high school, as well as adults learning English. After earning a master’s degree in linguistics, I prepared international college students for their English language exams. Over the years I honed the skill of catching mistakes in writing. So are you ready for a sharp-eyed proofreader to look at your written work? You may have a blog, a paper, an article or a book. I know I can help you spot any mistakes and recommend corrections. So message me on Upwork, and I will respond within twenty-four hours. Thank you. • Life Secondary Social Studies Composite, grades 6-12. • Valid English as a Second Language (ESL), grades 6-12. Educational leadership experience • Social studies teacher on interdisciplinary faculty team. • Worked with other social studies teachers gathering data from test scores to facilitate student achievement. • Team coordinator for ESL teachers during 2004-2005 school year. Duties included working with the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC), keeping minutes for parent-student meetings, and troubleshooting any issues between the limited English proficient (LEP) students and their elective teachers. • Part of a team which taught Sheltered Instruction Operation Protocol (SIOP) at Sam Houston’s teacher in-service seminar at the beginning of the 2005-2006 school year. Middle school teaching experience Work for ministries including audio editing on Audacity, as well as editing and proofreading a booklet published by one of the ministries. July 2013-August 2017 Webb Middle School, Austin ISD • August 2008-June 2012. Taught 6th, 7th, 8th social studies in the ELDA English Learners Development Academy. Sam Houston Middle School, Irving, ISD • August 2005-June 2007. Taught World Cultures for sixth grade. Classes included gifted, English language learners from beginning to advanced levels, regular and special education students. • November 2000-June 2005. Taught World Cultures, Texas History, and American History to LEP students at the beginning levels of English comprehension. Held special tutoring classes for LEP students in preparation for the 8th grade social studies section of the TAKS test. High school teaching experience • August 1995-May 1996; August 1988-May 1993. Shady Grove Christian Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas. Taught history, government, and economics for 9th-12th grades. Taught English and American literature for 10th - 11th grades. Advisor to the yearbook. • February-June 1988. Lancaster Academy, DePaul Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. Substitute teacher in school for mentally and emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. English as a second language instructor for adults • October 1998-October 2000. Instructional Specialist I at the American English and Culture Institute of Richland College in Dallas. This was a special program for international students to acquire proficiency in English before pursuing higher education in the United States. Duties included instruction in pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. These classes were preparation for the reading and writing portions of the Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP) test, which is required before undertaking university level courses. • August 1996-December 2000. Instructor of ESL non-credit classes at North Lake Community College, from beginning to advanced levels. Additional duties included developing a curriculum for bilingual literacy classes for Spanish speakers, ESL instruction at a company providing in-house classes for its Spanish speaking employees, and working with a team of exit test graders for credit ESL classes. Student teaching experience • August-December 1987. Edna Karr Junior High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Student teacher in social studies classes for gifted students, 6th-8th grades. Awards • August 2000. Large Award from the Department of World Languages, Culture, and Communications at Richland College. Professional associations November 2000-June 2007 • PTA • United Educators Association • Association of Texas Professional Educators August 1996-December 2000Texas TESOL Region V-Advertising Representative for 2001-2003
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Therese P.

Therese P.

New OrleansLA
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Editor and proofreader

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Therese M. Porch Are you looking for a proofreader? I have taught middle school and high school, as well as adults learning English. After earning a master’s degree in linguistics, I prepared international college students for their English language exams. Over the years I honed the skill of catching mistakes in writing. So are you ready for a sharp-eyed proofreader to look at your written work? You may have a blog, a paper, an article or a book. I know I can help you spot any mistakes and recommend corrections. So message me on Upwork, and I will respond within twenty-four hours. Thank you. • Life Secondary Social Studies Composite, grades 6-12. • Valid English as a Second Language (ESL), grades 6-12. Educational leadership experience • Social studies teacher on interdisciplinary faculty team. • Worked with other social studies teachers gathering data from test scores to facilitate student achievement. • Team coordinator for ESL teachers during 2004-2005 school year. Duties included working with the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC), keeping minutes for parent-student meetings, and troubleshooting any issues between the limited English proficient (LEP) students and their elective teachers. • Part of a team which taught Sheltered Instruction Operation Protocol (SIOP) at Sam Houston’s teacher in-service seminar at the beginning of the 2005-2006 school year. Middle school teaching experience Work for ministries including audio editing on Audacity, as well as editing and proofreading a booklet published by one of the ministries. July 2013-August 2017 Webb Middle School, Austin ISD • August 2008-June 2012. Taught 6th, 7th, 8th social studies in the ELDA English Learners Development Academy. Sam Houston Middle School, Irving, ISD • August 2005-June 2007. Taught World Cultures for sixth grade. Classes included gifted, English language learners from beginning to advanced levels, regular and special education students. • November 2000-June 2005. Taught World Cultures, Texas History, and American History to LEP students at the beginning levels of English comprehension. Held special tutoring classes for LEP students in preparation for the 8th grade social studies section of the TAKS test. High school teaching experience • August 1995-May 1996; August 1988-May 1993. Shady Grove Christian Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas. Taught history, government, and economics for 9th-12th grades. Taught English and American literature for 10th - 11th grades. Advisor to the yearbook. • February-June 1988. Lancaster Academy, DePaul Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. Substitute teacher in school for mentally and emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. English as a second language instructor for adults • October 1998-October 2000. Instructional Specialist I at the American English and Culture Institute of Richland College in Dallas. This was a special program for international students to acquire proficiency in English before pursuing higher education in the United States. Duties included instruction in pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. These classes were preparation for the reading and writing portions of the Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP) test, which is required before undertaking university level courses. • August 1996-December 2000. Instructor of ESL non-credit classes at North Lake Community College, from beginning to advanced levels. Additional duties included developing a curriculum for bilingual literacy classes for Spanish speakers, ESL instruction at a company providing in-house classes for its Spanish speaking employees, and working with a team of exit test graders for credit ESL classes. Student teaching experience • August-December 1987. Edna Karr Junior High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Student teacher in social studies classes for gifted students, 6th-8th grades. Awards • August 2000. Large Award from the Department of World Languages, Culture, and Communications at Richland College. Professional associations November 2000-June 2007 • PTA • United Educators Association • Association of Texas Professional Educators August 1996-December 2000Texas TESOL Region V-Advertising Representative for 2001-2003
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