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GAIL PATTERSON

18 Harrison Street * Clinton, NJ 08809


908.399.2852 * gp102bb02@westpost.net * www.wisewomansway.com

Motivated and experienced English as Second Language Trainer / Coach with a pass
ion for providing training and education to individuals, recognizing their indiv
idual strengths and needs.
* Experienced providing innovative, engaging, and effective learning opportuniti
es to adults with limited English skills, as well as unique training opportuniti
es and methods as a training manager.
* Proven ability to implement a curriculum that promotes self-esteem, creativity
, self-expression, self-direction, independence, and a love for learning the Eng
lish language.
* Possesses an energetic, enthusiastic, and creative teaching style, utilizing i
nstructional strategies, educational goals, and learning principles.
* Interacts effectively with students on a one-on-one and group basis. Skilled a
t establishing excellent rapport with diverse individuals.
* Educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and designations
as a Certified E S L & TEFL Instructor, and Certified Empowerment Coach / Emoti
onal Intelligence Coach.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & CULTURAL CONSULTANT / INSTRUCTOR 1997 - Present
THE JOINTURE OF SOMERSET COUNTY, Clinton, NJ
-Serves as Certified English as Second Language Instructor, providing one-on-one
tutoring and classroom instruction in English. -Develops innovative curriculum
and cultural instruction.
AIA OF CLINTON, Clinton, NJ; INLINGUA LANGUAGE SCHOOLS OF SUMMIT AND PRINCETON,
NJ
-Provides one-on-one tutoring in English to executives on-site and to family mem
bers in-home. - Escorts students on field trips to local area sites of interest.
-Member of instructor team for intensive English language instruction.
FOUNDER / PRESIDENT 2004 - Present
THE WISE WOMAN'S WAY, Clinton, NJ
-Provides personal development coaching to promote enrichment through goal setti
ng and personal growth.
-Educates clients individually and in group settings. -Develops innovative and c
reative workshops.
TUTOR 2008 - Present
WYZANT.COM & TUTORMATCH.COM
-Provides in-home tutoring of middle and high school students for Spanish, and a
dults for Spanish, English as Second Language, and citizenship/naturalization sk
ills via online tutoring sites.
SPANISH INSTRUCTOR 2008 - 2009
GILL ST. BERNARD'S SCHOOL, Gladstone, NJ
-Educated students in Spanish and Elective Cultural and Conversion courses. -Dev
eloped lesson plans and assessed homework.
~ Additional prior experience as Sales Administration Manager for SPECTRA/United
Health Group in Flemington, NJ and Executive Assistant & Project Manager for MED
-DOC in Bloomsbury, NJ ~
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN LIBERAL ARTS / SPANISH
DOUGLASS COLLEGE / RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, New Brunswick, NJ
TEFL/TESOL CERTIFICATION
I-TO-I TEFL INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
CERTIFIED ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR
THE JOINT OF SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ
CERTIFIED EMPOWERMENT COACH / EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE COACH
INSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL EMPOWERMENT COACHING, Manalapan, NJ
Community Involvement & Affiliations
Trustee, Holistic Living Foundation
Advisory Board Member, Woman's Career & Life Transition Center
Member, Powerful You!
Co-Founder, Global Healing Soul-utions
Steering Committee of Hunterdon County Chapter, American Cancer Society Relay fo
r Life
2001-02 Church Fundraiser Coordinator
Member, Hunterdon County 4-H, Seeing Eye Puppy Raiser
Advisory Board Member, Living for a Cause