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Gallegos Curriculum Vitae

Gallegos Curriculum Vitae

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1930 A St.
Eureka, CA 95501
707-845-0859Summary of Qualifications
Integration of ELLs and diverse learners at core of practice
Passion for student-centered, interactive learning
Focus on multicultural education and curriculum design
Experienced with diverse, low-income populations
Well-versed in assessment practices and processes
Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish
Effective classroom management practice
Dedication to self-reflection on teaching practice
Commitment to leadership, extracurricular, andcommunity building programs
EducationandCredentialsSingle Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential, English June 2007
Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential pending April 2008CLAD certified. NCLB compliant.
Humboldt State University Arcata, CABachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies Minor August 2004Overall GPA:
GPA in major and minor:
Cum Laude
International/Global Women’s Studies
Humboldt State University Arcata, CALanguageSpanish
: 7 years of study. Six-month living abroad in Guatemala. Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking.
Special Skills
Challenge Day- planning,facilitation and follow-up
ELD Programs
Multicultural programs
Suicide prevention trainings
Gender education and issues
Youth Groups and club advising
Study Abroad/International programs
Support of at-risk students
 Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
Computer skills
Student Leadership
School Newspaper 
Writing, speech, and poetry events
Counseling Skills for Teachers
College preparation and applications
Tutoring and advising of students
Peer counseling programs
Middle School Methods HSU course
Job and Career assistance- resumes,applications, letters and interviews
TeachingRelatedExperienceSubstitute Teacher 2/09-PresentEureka City Schools Eureka, CA
Taught all grades, K-12, in various subjects. Was frequently requested by teachers. Completed many multi-dayassignments. Implemented lessons. Positively managed behavior. Often used Spanish language with students
Teacher 8/07-6/08Neil Armstrong Middle School Forest Grove, OR 
Taught Beginning and Intermediate ELD and ELD Language Arts classes. Trained in Dutro’s Systematic EnglishLanguage Development Instruction. Worked with diverse, multilingual, and low-income populations.Communicated frequently with Spanish-speaking parents. Advocated for student needs. Assisted general educationteachers with ELD modifications. Worked closely with counselors, SPED staff, administrators, and teams to supportstudent success. Focused on developing positive mentorship relationships with students and designing engaging,meaningful lessons. Participated in extensive professional development trainings. Tutored students in after-schoolsupport club. Used positive behavior management techniques. Effectively organized classroom and office.
Assistant Director 6/07-8/07Patsy Collins Adventure in Leadership Camp for Girls, YMCA Seattle, WA
Prior to camp in Seattle office, assisted director in preparing for two month summer camp on Orcas Island for inner-city girls. Organized health supplies and information for all campers. Made presentations to campers and parentsabout camp prior to leaving. Trained six person staff in YMCA health, safety, and youth work procedures and philosophies. At camp, supervised staff and worked with other YMCA staff members to organize activities for campers. Organized overnight backpacking trips. Was responsible for medical care of campers and correspondencewith parents. Designed and lead workshops and activities for campers that focused on leadership, nutrition, healthand wellness. Worked as a team with director and staff.
Student Teacher 11/06-6/07Fortuna High School Fortuna, CA
Taught a freshman English class and Reading Development class comprised primarily of ELLs and special needsstudents. Developed student-centered lessons that focused on student interests and experiences. Created lesson plansthat met content standards and included ELL, special needs, and gifted modifications. Scaffolded curriculum tomeet student needs. Used a wide range of instructional strategies: project based learning, cooperative learning,interdependent practices. Successfully managed classroom through use of rules, procedures, and expectations thatfocused on mutual respect and personal and community responsibility.
Student Teacher 8/06-11/06Academy of the Redwoods, Early College High School Eureka, CA
Observed and participated in various classes at a small, alternative charter school. Participated in planning for innovative, new school. Observed several English classes and other disciplines. Observed alternative teaching practices, project-based learning, student-centered teaching, and classes focused on critical thinking development.Tutored students during study-hall. Participated in faculty meetings where teachers discussed how to accommodateneeds of students. Collaboration with faculty members on projects such as a Poetry Café and a youth group.
Instructor 7/06-8/06Upward Bound, College of the Redwoods Eureka, CA
Taught two high school classes: Beginning Spanish and Computer Skills for Academic Success. Developed student-centered curriculum aimed at teaching students content matter and also preparing students for college. Created andimplemented creative lesson plans and collaborative projects. Successfully managed classroom with focus oncooperation, communication and community respect. Worked with low-income students from diverse backgrounds.
Professional Resource Matter Expert 1/06-5/06College of the Redwoods Eureka, CA
Tutored students in English, Spanish, Social Sciences, and ELD. Taught students computer and study skills. Oftenworked with developmental learners and ELLs. Worked with students on literacy skills, reading comprehension,essay planning, Spanish pronunciation and verb conjugation. Worked with students from diverse backgrounds.
Substitute Teacher 11/05-1/06Sonoma County Office of Education Sonoma County, CA
Taught all grades, K-12, in various subjects. Implemented lesson plans. Engaged students. Managed behavior.Required adaptability and creativity. Was often requested by teachers. Often used Spanish language with students.
Outdoor School Instructor 9/05-11/05Wildwood Outdoor Education Center LaCygne, KS
Taught the Wildwood Outdoor Education Center curriculum to students, typically in grades 4-7. Curriculumincluded ecology, biology, water studies, leadership, language arts, mathematics, compassing, and physical fitness.Developed Native American Studies curriculum. Also facilitated the Adventure Challenge Ropes Course. Focusedon safety and facilitation of dialogue to teach students leadership, communication, and problem solving.
AmeriCorps Mentor 3/05-8/05YouthServe AmeriCorps Eureka, CA
Academic tutor and mentor to youth at Blue Ox Community School, an alternative high school for strugglingstudents that is located at a historic millworks. Assisted students with academics, and traditional arts and trade projects. Project Coordinator of KKDS: Blue Ox Youth Radio for Humboldt Bay. Organized fundraising,compliance with FCC guidelines, volunteer coordination, public relations, recruitment and training. Involved andengaged youth in program development. Specialized outreach to ensure a multicultural organization.
 ELD Strategies
Summarized and reviewed Dutro’s strategies on working with ELD students and designing sheltered instruction incontent-area classes to teachers at Neil Armstrong Middle School.
 Student Attitudes about Sustained Silent Reading (SSR)
, Education Encounter 3/07
Presented research paper/poster to educators based on a research project I did in fall 2006 where I interviewedstudents and teachers about their attitudes on SSR. Supplemented data with current studies on the value of SSR.
Girls Have to Wear Dresses? Diversity of Gender Expression
, Blue Lake Elementary School 5/06
Invited to present on diversity of gender expression. Facilitated dialogue on gender issues in relation to theupcoming graduation ceremony and gender issues involved. Presented multicultural and diverse perspectives.
Voices from Juárez: A Maquiladora Worker Speaks about the Murders
Co-organized workshop: Invited worker from Juárez, México to visit HSU to speak about her experiences as amaquiladora worker in a town where there is a mass murder of women. Presented information about the situation inJuárez to over 75 participants. Translated for speaker and participants. Facilitated dialogue in workshop.
What’s happening to the Women of Juárez?
, Week of Dialogue on Race 11/03
Educated participants about the mass murder of women in the border town of Juárez, México. Presented researchand primary sources about the situation.
OtherRelatedExperienceLive-in Nanny 9/08- 3/09
Responsible for safety and well-being of one-year old and three-year old. Maintained a healthy and safeenvironment for children. Prepared and served children nutritious meals. Designed developmentally appropriateeducational, art, craft, and nature activities. Organized trips to museums, parks, library, and other locations. Used positive discipline techniques. Developed close, caring relationships with children.

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