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Vinh Dc Nguyn

Education
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts August 2011 May 2015
Bachelor of Arts in Biology

University of California, Los Angeles July 2016 present


Masters of Arts in Education Anticipated Winter, 2018

Certification
Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential: Biological Sciences September 2016 October 2021

Teaching Experience
West Adams Preparatory High School, Los Angeles, CA August 2016 present
IMPACT Fellowship Resident Teaching Fellow
Provide curriculum instructions to two sections of newcomer students
Engage families through phone calls and open house meetings
Facilitate interactive notebook based learning
Ninth Grade Academy, Lawrence High School, Lawrence, MA August 2015 June 2016
ENLACE Founding Biology Teacher
Design and implement curriculum with a dual focus on content mastery and English Acquisition for four
sections of newcomer students
Lead targeted intervention groups to support students English language development
Routinely assess student progress and execute strategies to maximize student outcome
Newton South High School, Newton MA January 2015 May 2015
Student Teacher, Full Practicum
Work Closely with cooperating instructors in curricular design
Responsible for delivery of content for two sections of Advance College Preparatory biology

International Teaching Experience


Speaking and Writing Teacher, ViTA Program June 2015 August 2015
Institute for Vietnamese Culture and Education (IVCE), University of Humanities and Social Science
Teach writing strategies to university students and working professional
Design and implement a curriculum centered on developing effective writing and oral language skills
Teaching Fellow, CET Academic Program, Rural Vietnam Program June 2014 August 2014
Deliver instruction on English and English grammar
Formulate and create ELL curriculum with a team of teachers for an 8th grade class

Awards and Honors


UCLA IMPACT Urban Education Fellowship July 2016 present
Marcia Block Epstein 55 Memorial Prize in Education May 2015
Awarded to a senior who has demonstrated a commitment to social justice education
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Summer 2014
Brandeis Alumni and Friends Scholarship Fall 2011 Spring 2015
The Smalley Foundation Scholarship Fall 2011 Spring 2015