Twenty years as an English education professional and entrepreneur has provided me a wealth of experience in editing, writing, managing, publishing, business, and technology.
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In that respect, I will not bid on jobs that do not match my talents. I am open and honest about the work I can do within a given time frame, but I am extremely efficient. After working with high school students for a decade, working with adults is a breeze so you will definitely find me easy to work with.
Although I have been away from Elance for a few years, I...
Jul 27, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$66|Completed
Jul 9, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$110|Completed
Jun 4, 2015|Children's Writing|$140|Completed
May 22, 2015|Children's Writing|$0|Completed
My experience and expertise include:
Teaching: high school English, writing, journalism
Educational trainer and curriculum designer
Editor, Florida English Journal
College writing tutor
Editing and reviewing for publishers Pearson, AMSCO, EMC, Allyn & Bacon, and more
Founder and Executive Director for educator-focused nonprofit
Scoring Director (supervisor and trainer of 100+ writing scorers)
Awards and certifications:
English, M.A. with minor in Writing
2007 Florida English Teacher of the Year
National Board Professional Teacher Certified
National Writing Project Presenter
Guinness World Record Holder (World's longest graffiti scroll: a project with students)
I am skilled in many aspects of publishing as I was the designer, writer, and editor of countless educational materials across the state of Florida.
I have expertise in:
Ebook design and creation
Creative Writing: short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction
Manual and Training Material
Power Point Presentations
Speech and Presentations
Test Questions (SAT/GRE/State Testing/Business Manuals)
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The English Teacher's Friend, Inc.
Founder and Executive Director
2008 - 2014
In 2008 I created the website and service, The English Teacher's Friend, as a means of helping teachers with their curriculum concerns. It has evolved over the years to include more student...