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Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Education

M.A. Candidate in the TESL/Applied Linguitstics program at Iowa State University

Certificate Overseas for Teachers of English, British Council, Cambridge University

B.A. in English Language Teaching at the Universidad de Sonora, Mexico

B. S.(incomplete) in Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Teaching Experience

From 1999 to 2005
English Teacher at the Foreign Languages Department at the University of Sonora.

From 2000 to 2002
English Teacher at the Vanguardia High School in Hermosillo, Sonora.

From 2002 to 2004
English Teacher at the Thomas Alva Edison Junior High School in Hermosillo, Sonora.

From 2004 to 2005
English Teacher at the Centro de Investigacion en Alimenatcion y Desarrollo in Hermosillo, Sonora.

 

Publications

" Teaching Science to Students from Rural Mexico: What Educators Need to Know". Co-author with Dr.Katherine Richardson Bruna. Iowa State University. (In press)

" Programa de ingles para las escuelas primarias del Estado de Sonora". Secretaria de Educacion y Cultura. Gobierno del Estado de Sonora.

 

Course Design

ESP Curriculum for the "Licenciatura en Comunicacion Organizacional" at the Universidad de Sonora, Campus Nogales.

ESP Curriculum for the " Licenciatura en Negocios y Comercio Internacionales" at the Universidad de Sonora, Campus Nogales.

ESP Course: Translation Techniques to Write Research Articles. Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo. Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

 

Translations

For 5 years from 1998-2003 I was the translator for the "Direccion Regional de Culturas Populares e Indigenas del Estado de Sonora".
I was in charge of translating all the publications regarding the culture and traditions from the Sonoran indigenous groups.

From 2000 to 2004, I worked as an independent translator for the "Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo".
I was hired by some of the researchers from this center to translate the articles they wanted to publish in interntaional journals.

 

Conferences

Attended MEX-TESOL 2004, Hermosillo, Sonora.

Attended TESOL 2000, St. Louis, MO.

Attended TESOL 1999, New York, NY.

Attended TESOL 1998, Seattle Wa.