2/2016-2/2017 (Temporary assignment), Educopia, RESA Rater-Seasonal position – Reviewing and scoring RESA submissions by RESA candidates, teachers in their third and fourth year of the Ohio Resident Educator program.

7/2016-present, TOFEL Writing rater, ETS, Online – Constructed-response Scoring Professionals are part-time employees who are Readers for the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) testing programs and/or Raters associated with ETS’s TOEIC, TOEFL, Praxis and GRE programs. Work schedules are varied and cyclical throughout the year, depending on the number of test takers and test administrations.

1/2016, 9/2016-5/2017, ESL Teacher/Tutor, Nolley Elementary, New Franklin, OH –

10/2012- 5/2016, Program Director, Global Ties Akron (formerly: Akron International Friendship) – Program Director for global education program Know Your Community-Know Your World. The project promotes international culture education through having speakers from other countries, cultures and religions go into the classrooms and teach the children about their world by using a specially designed ppt. that follows with Ohio Department of Education standards, the students get to see the world through the speakers eyes. She is responsible for grant writing, volunteer coordination, event planning, meeting coordination, community outreach, social media, PR, website & content creation.

2000-as needed, Freelance, Shannon Anicas Creations– Stories and photos for variety of websites. Topics covered: travel, China, fashion, reviews, sports, current events, military, culture, music, books, etc. helped small business reach their full potential via web and social media outlets; maximized their outreach with local promotions and improved communications, web design/re-design, web content, social media marketing.

12/2011-7/2012 ,Teacher/tutor, English as Second Language -Various locations, Kaifeng, Henan, China Taught students variety of ages in English as a Second Language through various contents, media and mode of instruction. Test preparation, oral proficiency, and language correction also utilized. Created own lesson plans, materials, and activities often using current events and American Culture as the framework for the lessons.

1/2011- 8/2011, Confucius Institute at The University of Akron, Akron,OH – Assisted the event coordinator and director through such tasks as creating documents, press releases, constructing media kits, set up and tear down of information booths at events, social media promotion, flyer distribution, door-to-door and word of mouth. Organized the programs library of over 1000 books and media, letter writing, newsletter creating, created the camp booklet for the Chinese Summer Camp, as well as, additional materials for campers.

10/2007-8/2008 Adjunct Instructor, Brown Mackie College, Akron, OH– Worked as an as needed Medical Assisting Instructor; created lesson plans, created and graded exams. Classes taught: Human Disease (4/2008-5/2008); Medical Terminology (11/2007-12/2007)&(7/2007-8/2007);Medical Administration (10/2007-11/2007)

3/2007- 7/2008 Admin. Assistant, Summit Education Initiative, Akron, OH – Answered multi-line phone system, assisted staff with correspondence and various projects, including brochures, fliers, reorganized filing system, improved efficiency of administrative tasks

1/2007-2/2007 Admin. Assistant, GAR Foundation, Akron, OH -(Temporary Staff)Answered multiline phone system, assisted staff with correspondence and various projects, including but not limited to reorganizing filing system, improving efficiency of administrative tasks

9/2006-12/2006 Certified Medical Assistant, Summa Hospital, Women’s Health Clinic, Akron, OH – Responsible for patient care in a fast paced, OB/GYN clinic, vital signs, scheduling, assistant to staff doctors, performed EKG’s; urinalysis, rapid strep testing, pregnancy testing, injections, assisted in pap tests, blood draws

06/2005 to 12/2005; Collins and Moore, Attorney at Law, Jacksonville, NC – Legal assistant to an attorney; prepared legal documents using Microsoft Word; filed legal documents following strict deadline procedures; maintained attorney’s; organized files and documents in an efficient manner, worked with other attorneys’ offices through phone, fax and messenger correspondence, prepared evidence for trial, researched via the internet, through phone calls interviews and court statue text

01/2005 to 03/2005; East Jefferson General Hospital, Metarie, LA (Skilled Nursing Floor)- responsible for all administrative task for a fast paced, skilled nursing floor, maintained and ordering the necessary supplies; assisted the Nursing supervisor with various tasks such as education record keeping for the staff of nurses and nurses aides, maintaining staff schedules; created several forms, flyers and spreadsheets for the department using Word and Excel. 10/2004 to 01/2005; East Jefferson General Hospital, Metarie, LA – responsible for patient care in a fast-paced, emergency room; handled phone calls and overhead pages for a faced paced front desk; filled in as secretary as needed, entered orders, answered phones and maintained a good flow at the front desk.

02/2002 to 11/2002; Children’s Hospital Physicians Associates, Fairlawn,OH -responsible for patient care in a fast-paced, pediatric clinic.

09/2001 to 02/2002 Internal Medicine Specialists, Inc, Akron, OH – Responsible for patient care in a fast-paced, internal medicine clinic, including vital signs, scheduling, assistant to 7 staff doctors, patient education. Assisted doctors on minor procedures, worked directly for the head physician with research for test studies for pharmaceutical companies, maintained his schedule and kept on top of all business with his satellite office.

09/1996 to 01/2001 DRB Systems, Inc, Akron, OH1998-2001 Technical Support – helped our customers with their computer hardware and software problems via the telephone. I averaged 30 completed calls a day, a company high. 1996-1998 Department Administrator-Support Dept. responsible for billing of our memberships for over 2,000, maintaining Support Department’s spreadsheets and amortization schedules, responsible for all administrative tasks, the maintenance of the company’s client database of customers, maintaining customers’ software shipments, assisted the Director of Support in human resource tasks such as resume review and cataloging, employment testing and scheduling interviews, created a position SOP/Manual.

1990-1993 Hospital Corpsman, United States Navy – Responsible for patient care in a variety of settings, including blood drawing, IV insertion and maintenance, medication administration, assessments, scheduling, office administration, immunizations, minor procedures, assistant to staff doctors, patient education, office procedures.


2008-2013B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies: Business, Communication, and Asian Studies, The University of Akron, Cum Laude

2000-2002 A.S., Medical Assisting, Southern Ohio College, Magna Cum Laude,

1990-1991 United States Naval Hospital Corpsman School, Great Lakes, IL; Graduated with certificate of completion of hospital corpsman program.

References available upon request