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James U. | Elance
 
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James U.

Fluent, fluid, and fascinating writer and editor.
   United States
  |   Mount Ayr, IA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

A writing teacher, writing coach, educator define what I do professionally. I am dedicated to ridding the world of less than excellent writing and less than clear thinking. Work with me, and you'll get insightful questions, thoughtful responses, and meticulous attention to detail.

My professional experience in education began in 1986, spanning junior high to the university level, and ranging from the classroom to the boardroom.

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Employment

Graceland University
Director of Field Experience
2012 - Present
I place and help mentor approximately 250 teacher candidates in rural and urban settings annually. This requires me to directly contact individual school districts from the Des Moines metropolitan...
The National Math and Science Initiative
Independent Consultant
2012 - 2013
In this contract position, I worked with students and high school faculty across the United States on improving approaches to the Advanced Placement exam for English Language and Composition.
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
AP Reader
2007 - 2013
I read and scored Advanced Placement essays for the English Language and Composition exam. This was a contract position.
Southwestern Community College
English instructor
2004 - 2007
I taught freshman comp, journalism, speech and literature. I served as humanities division chair, as well. Outside the classroom, my peers asked me to lead them as chief negotiator for the faculty...
Mount Ayr Community Schools
English department head
1991 - 2004
I served as language arts department head from 1991-2003 and taught every class in the high school English curriculum. In addition, I began and taught a German program, which I offered over an...
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Language Arts teacher
1986 - 1991
I taught 7th, 8th and 10th grade English, focusing on composition and grammar, as well as two years of teaching ESL.

Education

Viterbo University
MA
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University of Iowa
BA
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ed.D.
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