Most of my experience has been teaching high school English (15 years). I am passionate about education and love teaching online. Sharing the American culture and English language as well as learning about other cultures makes teaching online the perfect environment for mutual growth.
Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership
Master of Arts in Teaching Language Arts
Bachelor of Arts in English
TESOL – Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Integrated Language Arts
Common Core Standards curriculum developer
Since 2004 I have been teaching English and English elective courses. In that time, I have taught every grade from middle school through senior and AP courses in high school. Teaching ELL/TESOL I have also worked with elementary through adult classes. I have taught in Michigan and Arizona over the past 16 years. Zambia, Czech Republic, England, France, Italy, and Jamaica are countries were I have been exposed to cross-cultural experiences working or studying culture, language, religion and education. I have taught primarily online since 2018.
Masters of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL/ELL) Summa Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications, Speech/ Drama Secondary Education
Michigan State and Arizona State
Certificate in English and Communications/Speech
Entering my 15th year of teaching I have taught English for grades 7-12 and now teach introductory writing and literature courses for college underclassmen. I have experience building curriculum for middle school and high school English as well as in First Year Composition, Introduction to Literature and Professional and Technical Communication at the college level. I have also taught middle school ESL. I have two years of online teaching experience.
PhD Candidate in Literature
Master of Arts in English and Humanities
Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude
Certifications / Qualifications:
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English
State of Maryland Teaching License, Advanced Professional Certificate
College Curriculum Developer
I have worked with children and adolescents my entire career. From mentoring Elementary teachers as part of dual enrollment teaching courses in high school to most recently teaching middle school English and ELL, my career has been centered around my love for kids. I spent many years at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida obtaining degrees to become an educator. I love learning about all my students individually and I hope to be able to teach you something new this year!
Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis
Master of Science in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
Graduate Certificate in Positive Behavior Support
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing / English
History, Economics Teacher
I have eight years of experience teaching high school social studies. I taught for five years at a college prep charter school in San Jose, CA and three years at an international school in Thailand. I have taught: A.P.H.U.G., A.P. Macro, A.P. Micro, A.P.U.S.H., Economics, Government, U.S. History and Business and Entrepreneurship. I’m certified by California and Kentucky to teach social studies and I have attended A.P. Summer Institutes for both U.S. History and Economics. Prior to a career I had a 15-year career in consumer marketing working for Move, Yahoo!, eBay, Hasbro and Fruit of the Loom.
Master’s in teaching
M.B.A in Marketing
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in History
California, Social Studies, K-12, with English Language
Kentucky, Social Studies, 5-12
TEFL Academy Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Google Certified Educator
Donald Van Bomel
History, US Government Teacher
I have been teaching Social Studies for the past 15 years with experience in grades 7 – 12 as well as World History, U.S. History, and Civics (sometimes called American Government). In addition to teaching, I have experience in the digital learning world. I work with students throughout the year who need to remediate courses through online learning options. I work with parents and students to help them achieve their educational goals.
Master of Science in Online Teaching and Education
Master of Arts in History
Bachelor of Arts in Adolescence Education with Concentration in History
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● Work in your course independently on the days without lessons.
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● Communicate with your teacher when you need help.
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