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Resume: Ali Batmanghelidj


EDUCATION
Johns Hopkins University: Master of Arts in Teaching M.A.T.(5/2007) GPA:3.72/4.0
 Maryland State Department of Education approved and NCATE accredited teacher education program. MAT
degree integrates content and classroom experience for certification and effective teaching.
 http://alibatmanghelidj.weebly.com - Professional teaching portfolio.
 University of Southern California Bachelor of Arts B.A. History, Psychology Minor (5/2001)
GPA:3.62/4.0
TEACHING ACCOLADES
Maryland Standard Professional Teaching Certifcation: Baltimore City Public School System
 Professional Certificate degree conferring highly qualified secondary school teaching status.
Baltimore Sun Feature Article: August 18, 2004
 Biographical article by Gregory Kane in the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore’s largest newspaper, chronicling my
family history, civil rights work, and dedication to teaching.
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Educational Testing Service PRAXIS Series: Recognition of Excellence
 States utilize the PRAXIS Series assessments as part of their teaching licensing certification process. The
PRAXIS I tests measure academic skills, and the PRAXIS II tests measure general and subject-specific
knowledge and teaching skills.
 Recognition of Excellence conferred by Educational Testing Service acknowledging high level of
content knowledge proficiency. PRAXIS I Scores: Social Studies: 196/200; Reading: 186/190; Writing
182/190; Mathematics 188/190. PRAXIS II Social Studies Pedagogy Score: 186/200.
TEACHING EMPLOYMENT Dates
Lead Teacher Pimlico Middle School: Baltimore, MD 2006-2007
 Social Studies teacher serving in a Title I inner-city Baltimore public school.
 Faculty advisor for peer tutoring program.
Lead Teacher Northwestern High School: Baltimore, MD 2004-2005
 Law academy teacher serving in a Title I inner-city Baltimore public school.
 Enlisted school and students in the Open Doors Program. The program is an annual, national outreach
initiative launched by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
 Served as school liaison to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Collaborated with Judge
Susan Gauvey to arrange the visit of the Assistant U.S. Attorney of Maryland, Bonnie Greenberg to my
class to discuss a Supreme Court decision with my students.
 Arranged for my law students to visit the U.S. District Court and participate in mock arguments as judges
and jury members with an Assistant Federal Public Defender and an Assistant United States Attorney as
counsel
 Faculty advisor for peer tutoring program.
Resident Teacher MS 118: Bronx, NY 6/2004-8/04
 Teach for America Summer Institute teacher. Taught mathematics to middle school students in an under-
resourced school in the South Bronx, New York.
Teach for America: Baltimore, MD 2004 Corps
 Accepted corps member of national service corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic
majors who strive to eliminate educational inequalities through their service in under resourced urban and rural
public schools.
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EXTRACURRICULAR/COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES Dates
Author: Four-fifths Current
 Upcoming memoir of experience emigrating from Iran and teaching in inner-city Baltimore. Work attempts to
depict the interconnected nature of our nation’s educational system, economy, and international standing.
Greater Civic Alliance: Santa Ana, California 08/09-6/10
 Civic outreach effort and English as a second language volunteer teacher for immigrant students and
their parents. Referrals to Public Law Center for those seeking legal assistance and Medical Services
Initiative (MSI) for those needing health care.
Featured Baltimore inner-city school speaker and advocate 2005
 Guest speaker at schools such as KIPP Ujima Village Academy on topics ranging from Civil Rights to
Hurricane Katrina. Advocated on behalf of Judge Susan Gauvey to promote the Open Doors Program
throughout Baltimore City Public Schools.
Author: “Rounding Up,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 11, 2003: p.6
 Investigative work relating the violation of constitutional rights resulting from U.S. Justice Department star-
chamber policies. Resulting 2003 article was printed on the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks in
the Los Angeles Daily Journal, California’s largest legal news provider, alongside an editorial contributed by
Rudy Giuliani.
Public Law Center: Santa Ana, California 3/02-6/02
 Volunteer at pro bono law center for indigent. Successful personal effort to assist the center through severe
financial hardship caused by Supreme Court challenge to IOLTA (interest on lawyer’s trust accounts) funding.
Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society 1/01-5/01
 University of Southern California History Honor Society—Vice President
 Recognition of academic excellence in undergraduate students. Endeavored to bring students and
teachers together for intellectual exchanges to promote historical research and publication.
Blackstonians Honor Society 1/01-5/01
 University of Southern California Pre-Law Honor Society—Vice President
 Recognizes academic excellence in undergraduate students. As Vice President, worked to provide
students access to events, speakers, and resources to enable them to view using law and the legal
system for the sake of community betterment.
Psi Chi Honor Society 1/01-5/01
 University of Southern California Psychology Honor Society
 Recognizes academic excellence in scholarship in the field of psychology.
SCHOLASTIC HONORS
Renaissance Scholar
 Highest honor bestowed by the President of the University of Southern California (USC), the Board of
Trustees, and the Office of the Provost. Recognizes excellence of “breadth with depth” within two divergent
academic fields (History and Psychology).
University President’s Leadership Invitation: University of Southern California
 Personal invitation from President of Unviersity to join Leadership Seminar.
University Alumni Scholar
 Graduated with double honors (History and Psychology) in only three years.
Academic Dean’s List
 Cum Laude-3.62 cumulative graduation GPA (History Major, Psychology Minor).
University History Honors Program: (1 of only 5 students in 2001)
 Highest honor bestowed by University History Department.
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COMMERCIAL EMPLOYMENT Dates
Volt Workforce Solutions: Irvine, CA 10/10-Current
 Customer service and staffing
 Maintained relationships with companies including Blizzard, Walmart, and Disney, helping to secure
their staffing needs.
 Effective communication with team members and successfully attaining employment for the
unemployed.
 Identifying potential employee issues and discussing possible resolutions regarding client needs.
 Served as intermediary between clients and employees, articulating needs and successfully
addressing client goals with innovative solutions.
Alliance for a Better California: Orange, CA 10/10-11/11
 Community outreach advocate
 Outreach efforts advocating the interests of educators, firefighters, school employees, health care givers,
officers and labor organizations. Collecting and updating index of supporters of issues including
educational and job opportunities, a clean and sustainable environment, quality healthcare and a
responsive government.
 California gubernatorial race canvasser.
Lexicom: Irvine, CA 09/07-06/09
 Executive assistant and word-processing
 Database and word-processing of business transactions; consulting & greeting customers
 Arranging and establishing conferences with a major range of companies including Qualcomm, Q-Logic,
Universal Instruments, and Lockheed Martin.
 Monitored customer satisfaction from point of sale through life-cycle of purchases.
O’Melveny & Myers Law LLP. : Irvine, California 1/02-3/04
 Client Records Administrator
 Prepared, formatted, shipped, and received court documents and client indexes.
 Coordinated offsite storage of legal files and documents with various firm branches.
 Recorded, labeled, and filed various client correspondences, documents, bills, etc.
 Transferred, stored, and requested legal documents using Elite Accounting Database Systems.
Gallup Poll: Irvine, CA 5/98-8/98
 Commercial Telemarketing Representative
 Commercial telemarketing on behalf of corporations including Disney, Anheuser-Busch, Bank of
America, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, etc.
 National political polling featured in USA Today; computer operated calls for representative
polling.
LETTERS OF REFERENCE
 Please see the following references contained within my LSAC report:
 Susan Estrich, Professor of Law and Political Science University of Southern California
 Gordon Berger, Professor of History University of Southern California
 David Samuelson, Professor of Advanced Writing University of Southern California