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1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Roxanne
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literacy
  • Resume / Cover letter writing prep
  • Phonetics
Levels
  • All Levels

Former experienced ESL teacher to teach academic English near home in WI

Methodology

I prefer interactive instruction with the assistance of visual aids including various tools from the internet. I like to use open-ended learning, and cooperative learning when I have more than one student. I have a knack to provide excellent encouragement to students.

Background

I have an undergraduate teaching degree with master's-level training in English as a Second Language which I taught for nearly seven years. I also have a Master's in Counseling Psychology and have worked 4-1/2 years as a military Career Counselor/Coach.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $19
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $18

Details

Cancellation policy: I must receive no less than 24 hours notice of cancellation to not incur charges for the scheduled lesson or lessons.

Lessons offered by Roxanne
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Literacy
  • Resume / Cover letter writing prep
  • Phonetics
Levels
  • All Levels

Roxanne's resume

Roxanne M. Lawton, M.A., L.P.C., N.C.C.


WORK and VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

Service Coordinator/Activities Director; Lutheran Social Services, Eastridge Estates (Independent Senior Living facility), April 2016 - Present; Altoona, WI

• Interface with all residents, 55 and older, on consistent basis
• Frequently provide referrals to residents for multiple and various community resources
• Consistently document interactions with clients online
• Coordinate events/activities of interest to residents on a regular basis
• Maintain records for all residents
• Respond to inquiries from interested parties via phone and face to face
• Produce and distribute monthly newsletter and calendar
• Collaborate with team members to provide quality living environment

Zeider’s Enterprises, Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) Program,
2013 - 2017; Woodbridge, VA

• Conducted career counseling sessions with clients (military spouses) via phone
• Documented each session in detail with multiple systems on dual computer screens
• Participated in bi-weekly team meetings
• Regularly communicated with supervisor
• Collaborated with colleagues in team effort to provide excellent service
• Demonstrated quality communication skills, both verbal and written

Professional Adviser for DBSA (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance) support group (volunteer/community service position) May 2012 – January 2014, Woodbury, MN

• Recognized needs within our region for Bipolar/Depressed segment of the population
• Co-founded mental health advocacy support group for community/regional outreach
• Lead women’s small group following general session

Triage Consultant - Ceridian Health and Productivity Services, 2008 - 2012;
Bloomington, MN

• Provided highly emotional clients a sense of comfort and security while finding
appropriate resources for their mental health needs
• Competently intervened in crisis situations, managed risks including potential suicides






Roxanne Lawton Page 2

• Documented cases on complex computerized case management system
• Collaborated with other staff in team effort to effectively manage caseloads
• Actively participated in bi-weekly team meetings and regularly communicated with supervisor
• Conducted presentations during team meetings as requested
• Demonstrated quality communication skills, both verbal and written
• Promoted team morale by recognition of co-workers’ career and life events


Graduate Intern - Re-Entry House, 2006 - 2007; Minneapolis, MN

• Facilitated/ co-facilitated several client groups including chemical dependency group
• Interviewed and assessed clients upon intake into residential treatment facility for clients with co-occurring disorders
• Conducted individual counseling sessions with residents
• Provided well-written summaries of diagnostic assessments
• Accurately recorded progress notes on-line
• Supervised and accompanied clients on community/recreational outings

ESL (English as a Second Language) Teacher, 2000 - 2006; North St. Paul - Maplewood –
Oakdale, MN

• Taught ESL classes from Kindergarten through twelfth grade in public schools
• Maintained progress records in writing and online
• Participated quarterly in quarterly parent-teacher conferences
• Attended bi-weekly team meetings with district ESL staff
• Wrote and implemented daily lesson plans

EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

M. A. in Counseling Psychology, St. Mary's University - Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN
E.S.L. Teacher Certification (K-12), Minnesota State University - Mankato, MN
B. S. in Education, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE


References furnished upon request







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