Michelle Meyer Ngai by n3T8qje


									                             Michelle Meyer Ngai


August 2002 Second Grade Teacher
- Present   Montara Avenue Elementary Math/Science/Technology Magnet

                 Develop and lead technology-integrated classroom instruction in all
                  basic subject areas: reading, writing, math, social studies, science,
                  English language development and art.
                 Instruct students in technology projects using Kidspiration, Microsoft
                  Word, PowerPoint, LAUSD ePALS school e-mail, and a variety of
                  online technology tools.
                 As part of Professional Leadership Team, collaborate with colleagues
                  to design and implement professional development for entire faculty.
                 Taught Japanese language and culture in an after-school Japanese
                  club, culminating with a Japanese show for students, parents and
                 Currently teach an after-school Japanese/Computer Club, integrating
                  language/culture instruction and the use of technology.
                 Established an ongoing “ePal” exchange program with a second grade
                  class in Kobe, Japan.

July 1998     English Teacher
- July 2002   Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET), Miyagi, Japan
              Tsurugaya Junior High School
              Matsushima High School and Shiogama Girls’ High School

                 Created original lesson plans and team-taught with Japanese teachers
                  to deliver dynamic English lessons to Japanese public school students
                  at the senior high, junior high and elementary school levels
                 Taught English to special needs students
                 Led students in language activities – speech, music, drama, and
                  debate – at intensive English camps in local high schools
                 Planned, organized and implemented school-wide events to introduce
                  international cultures to students and local community
                 Established “Pen Pal Exchanges” between students in Japan and U.S.
                 Instructed Japanese teachers of English in oral communication
                  activities at prefecture-wide seminars
                 Presented workshops on “Effective Team Teaching” and
                  “International and Extracurricular Activities,” at prefecture-wide
                  teacher training conferences
                 Taught adult English conversation classes in the community
July 1994    Birth Parent Social Worker
- May 1998   Holy Family Services, Counseling and Adoption
             Pasadena, Los Angeles, California

                Provided crisis intervention and counseling to clients facing unplanned
                Conducted home and hospital visits; intake services; individual, couple
                 and family counseling.
                Taught adult education seminars to prospective adoptive parents.
                Educated the community through public speaking events.
                Collaborated with professionals in community to aid clients.


             Candidate, Master of Education, Educational Technology Option
             California State University, Long Beach

             Societa Dante Alighieri, Florence, Italy, May 2006
              one month intensive Italian immersion course

             California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching
             Credential, December 2003
             National University, Los Angeles, California

             UCLA Extension, 1995 – 1998
              24 units of Italian and Modern Japanese

             University of Guadalajara, Mexico, 1993-1994
              21 units of Spanish language, Mexican history and culture

             Master of Science, Social Work, May 1993
             Columbia University, New York

             Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, May 1991
             California State University, Long Beach

Technology Skills

             Microsoft Word
             Microsoft PowerPoint
             Macromedia Dreamweaver
             Macromedia Flash

Language Skills

             Proficient in Spanish and Japanese
             Conversational Italian

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