Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Anthropology)
I would like to pursue tutoring/teaching at WyzAnt because of my love for teaching and training – that’s my profession, my passion, my purpose. I’ve done a tremendous amount of teaching and training during the last 25 years, and I’ve found it to be a richly rewarding and satisfying career choice. I’ve had a broad range of experiences in a wide variety of education-oriented environments – and I’ve spent countless hours practicing and perfecting my craft. On the corporate side, I’ve literally taught thousands of people key business skills in such areas as leadership, sales, negotiation, and interpersonal business communications. In the academic arena, I’ve served as an Adjunct Professor – at SMU’s Cox School of Business, and at the Graduate School of Management (GSM) at the University of Dallas – teaching MBA students the theory and techniques of effective, win-win business negotiations. Furthermore, I've independently tutored a number of students in pre-algebra & algebra, going to their homes and working with them as needed - to the satisfaction of the students and parents.
Furthermore, I have excellent communication skills in working with students. I have an exemplary mastery of – and deep appreciation for – the English language. I continuously look for opportunities to expand my vocabulary, and thoroughly enjoy “working with the language.” Friends call me “The Wordsmith.” In fact, throughout my academic and professional career, I have been repeatedly lauded for my exceptional command of English, both verbal and written. My verbal skills have been continuously polished as the result of years of teaching and training with a wide variety of audiences. I would like to pursue tutoring/teaching at WyzAnt because of my love for teaching and training – that’s my profession, my passion, my purpose. I’ve done a tremendous amount of teaching and training during the last 25 years, and I’ve found it to be a richly rewarding and satisfying career choice. I’ve had a broad range of experiences in a wide
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I have been a Corporate Trainer for over 20 years. At Texas Instruments, Horizon Health Corp., and most recently Staples, I've taught professional presentation skills since 1992 (TI). I also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Dallas, in the Graduate School of Management (GSM) for nine years. I've also made many pro bono presentations to many groups, including ASTD - the American Society for Training and Development.