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Susanna P.

Alires-Medina
1917 S. Shields Ave. Fort Collins, 80526 / (719) 281-6107 / medin.susie@gmail.com

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education Expected Fall 2017
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Associate of Arts in Elementary Education May 2015
Pueblo Community College
Teaching Opportunities
Avid Tutor, Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins, CO Jan. 2017 - May 2017
- Implemented Avid strategies to help high school students with their homework
- Provided guidance and management strategies to an Avid group of five students
- Built professional and positive relationships with Avid students
- Became a certified Avid tutor through training and experience

FCCLA Chaperone, Pueblo East High School FCCLA Chapter, Pueblo CO April 2014 - 2016
-Chaperoned ten high school students at a statewide conference and competition in Denver
- Attended workshops and seminars that were offered to FCCLA Advisors
- Judged Community Service in Action competition for 15 high school teams
- Built professional and positive relationships with students and FCCLA advisors

ProStart Alumni Panel and Chaperone, Johnson and Wales University, Denver, CO March 2016
- Spoke to over two hundred high school students as part of an alumni panel for ProStart students
- Judged twelve Prostart management teams in a hospitality management competition
- Chaperoned eight high school students who competed in culinary or management competitions

Lead School Age Teacher, Building Blocks Learning Center, Pueblo, CO June 2010 Aug. 2015
-Provided a safe, fun, and nurturing environment for children ages five to twelve
- Encourage learning experiences, self improvement, conflict management and inclusivity for all students
- Created six educational field trips per summer for students to gain knowledge of volunteer and job opportunities
- Implemented daily lesson plans incorporating STEM curriculum, during full time summer months
- Aided students with their homework during regular school months
- Modeled life-long learning by promoting my studies and talking to students about my own assignments and college classes

Literacy Tutor, Columbia Elementary School, Pueblo, CO Sept. 2014 - Dec. 2014
- Implementing Linden Mood Bell Strategies to help elementary age students improve their literacy skills
- Built connections with academic at-risk students
- Demonstrate test taking skills

Banquet Serving Captain, Pueblo Convention Center, Pueblo, CO Dec. 2014 - Oct. 2015
- Trained more than twelve new employees on work practices and procedures.
- Maintained a professional and safe work environment by keeping other employees on task
- Designed and implemented a reward system that increased employee moral and work ethic

Professional Organizations
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Colorado State University Sept. 2015 Present
- Read AAFCS journal articles to stay up to date on current Family and Consumer Sciences material
-Attend annual conferences to network and complete professional development workshops

Lions Branch Club at Colorado State University, Founding Member & Treasurer Jan 2017 Present
- Developed new club charter and recruited members to meet Lions Club International standards
- Established and maintained separate administration & charitable funds accounts as club treasurer
- Planned & coordinated initial club volunteer opportunities with environmental and social scopes