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Sylvia M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 16, 2011

Sylvia M.

I capture the essence of your thought
   United States
  |   Chattanooga, TN
  |  3:50 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Extensive experience in technical writing, creative writing, research report writing in the social science field, English as a Second Language course preparation and textbook writing

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Skills (4)

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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I work as an independent provider.

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Employment

Self-employed
Licensed Professional Counselor
2003 - 2009
Providing counseling for varied populations: children, adolescents, and adults. Individual, couples, marital, family modalities. Various areas: depression, anxiety, substance abuse/dependency,...
Hamilton County Schools, Chattanooga, TN
Special Education Teacher
2001 - 2001
Teaching alternative class of children Grades 3-5, mathematics, writing, reading, science and social studies.
Various mental health programs, Chattanooga, TN
Case manager
1999 - 2001
Crisis intervention with children and adolescents; Providing direct supervision, guidance, and support to clients and their families, assisting them in addressing and discussing issues , ensuring...
Electric Power Board, Chattanooga, TN
Technical Writer
1993 - 2000
Writing and producing through desktop publishing numerous technical manuals and procedural manuals. Assisting with design of appropriate interfaces for transitioning of procedures to computer...
Chattanooga State Technical Community College
Adjunct lecturer
1993 - 1995
Teaching developmental English and writing. Tutoring in English as a Second Language. Taught fall semester of 1993 and 1995.
Institute for African Studies, UNZA, Lusaka, Zambi
Research Fellow
1989 - 1993
Originating and implementing research on third world development issues, especially those affecting adolescents, young adults and women, followed by appropriate research reporting at all levels.
Curriculum Development Center, Lusaka, Zambia
Curriculum Planner
1991 - 1992
Member of the writing team for the Zambia Senior Secondary English course book.
Ministry of Education, Lusaka, Zambia
Secondary school teacher of English (ESL)
1981 - 1987
Teaching English as a second language and literature.

Education

Chatham College
Bachelor of Arts
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University of Zambia
Masters in Education
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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Masters of Education
1998 - 2001
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copywriting
editing
behavioral health
manuals
creative writing
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