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Katherine Southerton | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 20, 2015

Katherine Southerton

ESL Specialist and Freelance Editor
   United States
  |   Memphis, TN

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

As an ESL Specialist since 2013, I work teaching the most technical aspects of English language writing on a daily basis. Middle school grammar is grammar at its most meticulous, when students first learn and master the rules that even the most stringent adult writers and editors forget.

I teach for Teach For America, the most competitive nonprofit nationwide, that accepts only 9% of its approximately 40,000 applicants. I graduated from college in 2013 at the top of my class with a 4.0 in English and with highest honors.

I have over 4...

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Wrote guest entry for a national teaching blog
Wrote literary analysis

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Employment

Teach for America
2013 Corps Member
2013 - Present
Shelby County Schools
ESL Specialist
2013 - Present
I am ESL specialist working with first- and second-generation immigrant families in order to work towards achieving educational equity for English Language Learners in inner-city schools. I...
Bangladeshi American Community Development
Volunteer Grant Writer
2014 - 2014
I volunteered to write a versatile, comprehensive grant template to be used for several grant applications. The project manager writes, "[Kate] is very professional and gets the job done!"

Education

Saint Joseph's University
Bachelor of Arts, English and Asian Studies
2009 - 2013
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