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MAI T.

NGUYEN-VO
MAI.NGUYENVO@CORTLAND.EDU

OBJECTIVE
Anorganizedandmotivatededucatorseekinganelementarygradeteachingpositionthatcan
benefitfromcooperative,differentiated,andculturallyinclusivepedagogies.

EDUCATION
20162017StateUniversityofNewYork,CortlandCortland,NY

M.S.T.,ChildhoodEducation,Grades16(GPA:4.18)(ExpectedMay2017)
Thesis:Flippingthe6thGradeScienceClass:ImpactsonStudentLearning

20052009UniversityofCaliforniaatSantaBarbaraSantaBarbara,CA

B.A.,AsianAmericanStudies;minorinHistory
DistinctionintheMajor(SeniorThesis:Transnationalism),2009.
EducationAbroadPrograminVietnamandKorea,2008.

CERTIFICATION
CAR,DASA,&SAVECertification,2013/2015.
NewYorkStateTeachingAssistantCertification,2013.
CertifiedinTeachingEnglishtoSpeakersofOtherLanguages(CELTA),2010.

PROFESSIONALEXPERIENCE
2016PresentHomerCentralSchoolDistrictHomer,NY

StudentTeacher
HomerElementarySchool:CurrentlyteachingmathandEnglish,holdingGuided
Readinggroups,andimplementingResponsetoInterventionplansforstudents.
HomerJuniorHighSchool:Taughtscienceandwritingclasses.Managedupto24
students.

20132014IthacaCitySchools,NortheastElementaryIthaca,NY

FamilyLiaison
LaunchedandorganizedNewcomersNightandFamilyMathNight.
Servedascoordinatorfor the Imagine LearningAfterSchoolProgram,FamilyMath
Program,WinterClosetProgram,andtheWay2GoTransportationProgram.
WorkedcloselywithENLteachersandassistedwiththe NewYorkStateEnglishasa
SecondLanguageAchievementTest(NYSESLAT).
CocoordinatedScholasticBookFairsandKindergartenregistration.
Joint work with Cornell University: Cocoordinated the 2013 Cornell Elves Winter
Programand2014BackpackProgram.
ManagedschoolwebsiteandTwitteraccount.

2014 MentorLanguageInstituteBeverlyHills,CA

TOEFLWriter
WrotesampletestpassagesforEnglishlanguagelearners.

20112013 LanguageSystemsInternationalAlhambra&LosAngeles,CA

EnglishLanguageTeacher
Taught general English, Business English, and Conversational English: Developed
assignments,tests,andpresentationguidelinesthatalignedwithsetcurriculum.
Managed multiethnic international college students and career professionals (1020
students).
Coordinatedeventsthatprovidedcrossculturallearningexperiences.
Facilitatedspeakingtestsforlevelplacement.
Produced,directed,andeditedvideos:LastChristmas(2012)andForgetMeNot(2013)

20102011 LanguageLinkVietnamHanoi,Vietnam

EnglishLanguageTeacher
Managedmultiplestudentagegroups(632yearsofage),usually1718students.
Facilitatedparentteacherconferences.

PROFESSIONALAFFILIATIONS
Member,PhiKappaPhiHonorSociety
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VOLUNTEERISM&LEADERSHIP
2015PresentTamVietProject,CoFounder Ithaca,NY

Raised over $12,000 and coordinated winter jacket distributions to rural areas in
Vietnam.

20012013 VietnameseYouthOrganization,TroopLeader
/InstructorSanGabriel,CA

TaughtBeginnersVietnameseandmanaged/coordinatedgroupactivities(managed640
students/members).

ADDITIONALSKILLS
FluentinVietnamese

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Video&audioediting(FinalCutPro)

Referencesavailableuponrequest