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Bonnie F. Vining

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GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:
 
To secure a position as an English teacher in grades 7-12
 
DEMONSTRATED STRENGTHS:
 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Dedicated to enlarging teaching repetoire
Capable of teaching and motivating a wide range of students

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
Intern, Langley High School, McLean, VA  (08/24/03 - 06/18/04)

Taught American and World Literature during student teaching

Applied graduate level course work to unit and lesson plan design

Created assessments, writing prompts, and daily activities based on Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs)

Graded quizzes, tests, and essays

Proctored Standardized Tests, ACT and SAT

Documented on videotape the entire Langley Boy's Varsity Basketball season

Substituted as needed


Housemother, Foxcroft School, Middleburg, VA  (08/01/99 - 06/07/02)

Managed one of five dormitories housing twenty-five girls

Counseled, tutored, and mentored students

Ran community service program and coached soccer

 

Instructor, Sheridan School Mountain Campus, Luray, VA (03/15/99 - 07/31/99)

Led students in an experiential based outdoor education program

Instructed students in rock climbing, caving, and orienteering


Language Coach, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (04/30/98 - 12/23/98)

Designed and taught English conversation classes to non-native speakers

 

Instructor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA  (08/15/85 - 05/10/89)

Designed and taught courses in composition, persuasive writing, American Literature and developmental English

 

EDUCATION:
 

George Washington University, Washington, DC

Graduate education courses to secure teaching license (2003-04)

 

New World Teachers, San Francisco, CA

Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (1998)

 

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Master of Arts in English (1985)

 

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts, Magna Cum Laude (1982)

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT

2001-2003  Bank Teller - Wachovia Bank, Vienna, VA

1996-1997 Order Entry Clerk - Globalink, Fairfax, VA

1994-1996 Assistant Manager - SuperCrown Bookstores, Alexandria, VA

1991-1994 Production Assistant - Northern Virginia's Public Television, Merrifield, VA

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

References Available on Request