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Patricia B. | Elance
 
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Patricia B.

Retired English Professor
   United States
  |   Hiawassee, GA
  |  10:40 am Local Time

Overview

I live alone with my little dog atop a mountain in North Georgia in the US. While I enjoy gardening, hiking, as well as reading and cooking, I want to use my knowledge of writing in some way. I am retired and have to time to give to any prioject.,

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

As a retired English Professor with 20 years of high school experience and 8 years of college, I am looking for an outlet to use my time. I am well read and well educated as well as experienced in the mechanics of composition structure and grammar usage. I am also a writer.

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Employment

America OnLine
Program Manager
1996 - 2005
I was responsible for the Ask A Teacher Homework Help Program for AOL. This entailed supervising 1,000 volunteer teachers from across the U.S. and overseeing the homework assistance given to about...
Mercer University
English Professor/Administrator
1987 - 1996
Taught classes in American Literature, Women's Literature, Southern Literature, World Literature, Creative Writing, Composition I, Composition II, Technical Writing, Advertising, and Public...
South Cobb High School
Engish Teacher
1983 - 1996
Taught classes of American Literature, Englsh Literature, Survey of World Literature, Advanced Placement Literature, Composition, Grammar, Basic Skills, and Creative Writing. My speciality was...
Lindley Middle School
Gifted English Teacher
1982 - 1983
I taught the 6th, 7th and 8th grade gifted students for their English classes: reading, literature, grammar, skills, writing, and vocabulary. I also traveled to Harmony-Leland Elementary...
Vidalia High School
English Teacher
1979 - 1982
I served as English Teacher for grades 9 and 11. I taught Survey of Literature, Composition, Grammar and Usage. I also worked in the English Lab with Title I students for two hours each day.

Education

West Georgia University
Education Specialist
1988 - 1991
Georgia Southern University
Master of Education - English
1979 - 1983
Georgia Southern University
Bachelor of Education - English
1977 - 1979
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