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AVA ARCHIE

1166 Salt Lake Street


Long Beach, California 90806
Cell (562) 225-1189
email: theliteratihamlet@gmail.com
* Qualifications ~ Administrative Assistant to Teaching
* Ten years teaching experience in academic, career development, and corporate t
raining environments, utilizing a wealth of industry experience in legislative,
and executive administrative experience. Provided administrative support to sev
en career development training specialists in student records of attendance, com
pliance audit, recruitment scheduling, and file-keeping tasks. Demonstrated exec
utive to senior level administrative skills: 75wpm typing; 10,800kph database en
try, adept abilities in application of cutting-edge technologies to current clie
nt services offerings.
* Designated Subjects Vocational Education Credentialed Teacher: California Stat
e Teaching Credential (Adult / K-12); Full-Time, Clear. Computer Applications,
Office Occupations, Information Processing.
* Los Angeles County Office of Education Downtown Job Club Computer Lab Instruct
ional Program Teacher: Taught high volume, rigorous curriculum (45-85 adult stud
ents x 4-week class duration) for Adult Greater Avenues to Independence "Welfare
-to-Work" (GAIN / GROW Division) participants.
* Instructed One-on-one Computer and Online Technology Courses: Conducted adult
vocational and academic assessments and coached students on web-based applicatio
ns and database skills. Taught MS Word 2003, PowerPoint, and Open Source / Open
Office courses, including the Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, and Base components (
project-based curriculum). Providing students, as well as employers, as my cust
omers, with answers to inquiries by telephone, and in-person insight into busine
ss, political, corporate, and legal office occupations information from a spring
board of industry offerings from my expertise in multiple industries.
Certifications
Outreach Technical Assistance Network (OTAN):
* Creating Student Assignments in Moodle Certification (4/09)
* Teacher's Multiple Certifications 10/08/2007 - 9/12/2008
* Student Activities with Interactive Whiteboards / SmartBoard 9/23/2010
* Microsoft Office Certifications: Using Power Point 2003/2007 to Promote Four L
anguage Skills, Excel Activities for the Classroom: Create a Personal Budget; iG
oogle 04/23/2009
* Online Course Management Moodle Program Certification (CMS) 03/18/2009
* Experience
COASTLINE REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAM / ROP - Costa Mesa, California
Teacher / Substitute (12/09-Present)
Teach classes on computer software, vocational program topics, and other subject
s.
* Deploy lesson plans for computer graphics and graphic arts using Adobe Photosh
op in the Industrial Design and Computer Aided Drafting / Design CADD classes.
* Adapt curriculum to meet specific needs and learning styles.
* Use MAC and PC computer applications to develop students' vocational/occupatio
nal skill sets.
* Deliver information to students on continuous education practices, certificati
ons for personal development, and webinar / teleconference training in career ma
nagement venues. Make recommendations and provide continuing education / career
development resources.
AVACCS / Career and Personal Development Consulting Solutions - Los Angeles and
Orange Counties
Career / Professional and Personal Development Training Consultant (12/08-Presen
t)
Provide one-on-one and classroom career professional development trainer and car
eer coaching services
* Professional training and classroom facilitation instruction; research and col
lect statistical data on workforce conditions relevant to client needs.
* Conduct corporate training and workshops using computer applications software.
* Use current technologies and web tools such as Skype, Linkedin, and iGoogle (c
ertified).
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* Experience (Continued)
LACOE / LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION - Los Angeles, California
Regional Occupation Program; GAIN / GROW Division
Vocational Education Teacher (5/06-12/08)
Designed and implemented new interactive curriculum for participant (computer te
chnology) for the Downtown Job Club in Los Angeles.
* Facilitator and Vocational Instructor: Delivered classroom curriculum and one-
to-one instruction of adult students. Built, by telephone and in-person visitat
ion, a database of contacts for business references in support of program object
ives and contract provisions for participants, and employers.
* Interviewed clients to obtain information about employment history, educationa
l background, and career goals with a view to identify and resolve obstacles and
barriers to employment.
* Facilitated training programs for adult students, as a California State Design
ated Credentialed Career Technical Educator / Vocational Instructor.
* Exemplified current and up-to-date continuous learning capacities in computer
applications: MS Office 2007 (including Excel and Access); MS Project; Visio and
Publisher learning modules accessible by subscription, and state teacher cooper
atives provided by the Outreach Technical Assistance Network.
* Provided administrative support to seven career development training specialis
ts in student records of attendance, compliance audit, recruitment scheduling, a
nd file-keeping tasks. Demonstrated executive to senior level administrative ski
lls: 75wpm typing;10,800kph database entry, adept abilities in application of cu
tting-edge technologies to current client services offerings.
BELLFLOWER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ADULT SCHOOL - Bellflower, California (1/
06-7/07)
Substitute Teacher (2/06-7/07)
Taught Computer Applications, Office Occupations, Information Processing, and co
mputer classes (MS Office and business applications); substitute teacher for Mic
rosoft Office Certification Program class.
Adult School Teacher (2/06-6/06)
Developed curriculum and taught computer classes for Introduction to Open Office
Software. Students explored the plethora of free office suite software applicat
ions available on the internet for downloading to personal and business office P
C computer system, using internet accessible software materials. Designed a proj
ect-based curriculum to support application of the Open Office Suite (Open Sourc
e) software for student's personal computer skill development. Program is a "mi
rror-product" of the MSOffice 2003 Suite platform. Marketed class to multiple co
mmunities for public notification to increase enrollment, and advance retention
rates of student attendance to sustain ADI requirements.
* EARLIER EXPERIENCE ~ Past eighteen years to Present
* Calvary School, Rowland Heights, California - Designed and published web site
for family entrepreneurial and ministerial projects. Engaged in educational curr
iculum development application and software utilization, imparting a multi-dimen
sional elementary school education to four K-6th grade students in core academic
areas.
* McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Los Alamitos and Huntington Beach, California -
As an instructor / corporate facilitator, provided Total Quality Management and
Structural On-Site Training (SOST) to adult learners. Taught team concepts, inc
luding courses in Statistical Process Control, Effective Communication, Quality
Assurance, Customer Service, and Problem Solving.
* McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Westminster, California - As a Department Secre
tary (Corporate Administrative Assistant) providing quality customer service to
the Artificial Intelligence Department of twenty-five engineers, and external/in
ternal vendors. Travel arrangements, record-keeping, budgets, calendar, schedul
e of meetings, and conferences. Seminar, and corporate training event schedulin
g, with responsibilities for recording schedule of training certifications of ex
ecutive managers, and support staff members.
* Long Beach Mayor and City Council's Office, Long Beach, California - Executiv
e Administrative Legislative Assistant, provided coordination of office activiti
es (e.g. making travel arrangements, reserving conference rooms, scheduling avoc
ation services for council meetings, convention center, and visitor's bureau eve
nts, and political campaign publications processing).
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* Community Activities
Southeast Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Students and Staff Business Partne
rship (2006)
Leadership: "The Advanced Seminar" Institute in Life Principles ~ Application of
Biblical Principles (30 years)
Women's Auxiliary President / Registered Non-Profit Organization (2005-2006)
Domestic and International ABA Missions Projects Committees Membership (2004-200
7)
Single Mother's Support Group Leader / Counselor-in-Training (1986-1987)
* Education
138 total semester credits:
CERRITOS COMMUNTIY COLLEGE / LONG BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE ~ Ca.
Court Reporting Program; Legal Computer-Aided Transcription; Verbatim (Gonzalez)
dictation by manual & auto stenograph machine (1990-1992); LBCC: Liberal Arts
(1979-1992)
UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO - San Diego, California
13 units completed within past year 03/09
Cleared Teaching Credentials 09/10
California State Designated Vocational Teaching Credential - Office Occupations
(12/09)
Computer Applications, Info. Processing: Career Technical Educator Credentialed
Issued: 09/05
* PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
* Career Coach Academy - Career Management Coaching Certification / CCMC (06/10)
* Achieved 30 Continuing Education University Units CEUs: Webinars and Tele-Semi
nars Participant
* Institute In Basic and Advanced Life Principles / Seminars, Oakbrook, Illinois
: Universal Principles of Character and Leadership Training ('78-'09)
* National Education Foundation University: PMI Accredited Project Management C
ertification Program (Currently enrolled with projected completion in 2012)
* Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
* Red Cross First-Aid Certification
* TB test (12/09)
Affiliations
Power Collaborative Network (2007-Present)
Publications
Bi-weekly column on personal development for The Long Beach Times Newspaper (07/
08)
Forthcoming Book (Personal Growth and Development) "Growing Wiser": Implementing
Universal Principles as Solutions to Issues of Life-Purpose and Work
* Professional Personal
Twitter Page: @GrowNWiserCoach
LinkedIn Profile
* Personal ~ In Process
Website: http://www.WiselyGrowNWiser.com
Blog: http://blog.WiselyGrowNWiser.com