Personal Details

  • Name: Carmen Andrews
  • Address: 712 Oak Field Ln
    Henderson, NV 89011
  • Phone: (702) 275-5586
  • Email: candrews1983@gmail.com

Certification

Secondary 7-12

State of Nevada Expires October 2017

  • Endorsements: Spanish, Anthropology

Special K-12

State of Nevada Expires October 2017

  • Endorsement: Spanish

Education

University of Phoenix December 2006

M.A.Ed. Administration & Supervision

University of Wyoming June 1995

B.A. Secondary Education, Major: Spanish

Earlham College May 1987

B.A. Major: Sociology/Anthropology

Additional Coursework

  • Universidad Compostelana Santiago de Compostela, Spain 1986
  • Estudio Internacional Sampere Madrid, Spain 1986
  • University of Washington Seattle, WA 1985

Work Experience

Spanish Teacher

Virtual High School--Full-time 2013 - Present

  • Serve as online teacher for multiple online Spanish course levels
  • Lead regular synchronous sessions & Study Halls
  • Provide on-site support for middle school online lab students
  • Create content
  • Responsible for grading, documentation, student/parent contact, attendance and other duties as required by position
  • Coordinate work with other foreign language teachers and electives department
  • Assist students in online content on the Canvas Learning Management System

Spanish Teacher

Virtual High School--Part-time 2012 - 2013

  • Served as part-time Spanish 1 Instructor
  • Lead regular synchronous sessions; Study Halls
  • Assisted students in Middlebury course program on Brainhoney LMS
  • Responsible for grading, documentation, student/parent contact, attendance and other duties as defined for 120+ students
  • Coordinated work with Teacher Assistant

Spanish Teacher

Veterans Tribute Career and Technical Academy 2009 - Present

  • Serve as Spanish Department Coordinator
  • Implement curriculum and instruction for grades 9-11, levels 1-4H, including Spanish Speakers Courses
  • Work on the development of a cohesive Spanish-language learning program designed to complement the different learning pathways (Law Enforcement, 911 Dispatch, EMS)
  • Use Teaching Proficiency through Reading and StorytellingÆ as primary methodology
  • Facilitate Vertical Teaming within the Spanish Language Department
  • Work cooperatively to create and promote school-wide learning strategies
  • Mentor department members
  • Present professional development sessions at the school and district level
  • Create materials utilized by self and other teachers
  • Served on Northwest Accreditation Community Profile Committee

Spanish Teacher

Silverado High School 1997 - 2009

  • Served as Department Coordinator for World Language Department
  • Implemented curriculum and instruction for grades 9-12 levels 1-5 including Advanced Placement
  • College Board Approved AP Spanish Language Instructor
  • College Board Approved AP Spanish Literature Instructor
  • Facilitated Vertical Teaming within the Foreign Language Department
  • Worked cooperatively to create and promote school-wide learning strategies
  • Mentored student teachers and other department members
  • Served on Instructional Committee to help plan professional development days
  • Presented professional development sessions at the school and district level
  • Create materials utilized by self and other teachers
  • Served as Chair for Master/Action Plan committee for NW Accreditation
  • Served on NW Accreditation Steering Committee
  • Served as SIT committee member

Spanish Teacher

VoTech High School 1996 - 1997

  • Taught Spanish 1 and 2 classes at 9-12 vocational and technical high school
  • Used Spanish as the primary instructional language
  • Used cultural experiences to enrich studentsí contextual language learning
  • Enhanced student learning by relating course materials to specialized areas of study

Spanish & Social Studies Teacher

Maxwell Municipal Schools 1995 - 1996

  • Developed and implemented curriculum and instruction for grades 8-12 in U.S. History, World History, American Government and Economics, Spanish I and II classes
  • Developed independent study programs as necessary

Related Experience

Community Health Educator in the Dominican Republic

Peace Corps 1991 - 1993

  • Lived and worked in an under-developed, rural, Spanish-speaking town
  • Worked with a committee which solicited and received funding to build 50 latrines; planned, implemented, supervised and evaluated the project
  • Taught a preventive health course to nine community members
  • Taught English to students ages 13-adult
  • Aided in the training of in-coming volunteers

Other Related Experience

Workshop Presenter

inputmatters Workshops & Consulting 2005 - Present

Fluency Fast Language Class Instructor 2008 - Present

Clark County School District 2002, 2004 2008-2013

Enlace Project Shasta Union High School District 2007

KIPP School Summit 2005, 2007, 2010

SWCOLT 2007, 2013

National TPRStorytelling Conference 2004-05, 2007-08, 2013

iFLT Conference 2010

Blaine Ray Workshops 2001 - 2008

Honors & Awards

  • 2012 ACTFL/SWCOLT Scholarship Recipient
  • 15 years of service CCSD, 2010-11
  • Teacher of the Month, May 2010
  • 10 years of service CCSD, 2005-06
  • CCSD Southeast Region Distinguished Educator 2005
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2003-2004, 2005-2006
  • Rave Review, Clark County School District 2004
  • Recipient Nevada State Education Association Good Ideas Grant 2001
  • Phi Kappa Phi 1995-present
  • Provost's Honor List, University of Wyoming 1995
  • President's List, University of Wyoming 1993-1994
  • President's Honor Roll, University of Wyoming Spring 1994
  • President's Honor Roll, University of Wyoming Fall 1993
  • Received a 4 on the Peace Corps Language Proficiency Exam 1993
  • Kathryn Weber Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Earlham College, 1987

Publications

  • Ray, B., Thompson, M., Andrews-Sanchez, C. (2003) Mini-stories for Look, I Can Talk More! Bakersfield: Blaine Ray Workshops.
  • Ray, B., Thompson, M., Andrews-Sanchez, C. (2003) Mini-stories & Extended Readings for Look, I Can Talk More! Teacher's Guide. Bakersfield: Blaine Ray Workshops.

Contributor

  • Neilson, J., Ray, B. (2008) Look, I Can Really Talk! Bakersfieldî: Blaine Ray Workshops
  • Rowan, K., TPRStorytelling ancillary to accompany Realidades Level 2, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall

Activities & Volunteer Work

  • President Southern Nevada AATSP
  • National Spanish Exam Coordinator, Southern Nevada Chapter
  • Advisor Young Democrats
  • Clark County Education Association Representative
  • NSEA Delegate Assembly Member
  • Advisor Club Merenguero
  • Foreign Language Fair (Language Bowl, Fair, Judges, Activities Chairs)
  • Clark County Foreign Language Teachers Association (President, Vice-President, Secretary)
  • World Languages Club Sponsor
  • Spanish Club Advisor
  • JV Girlís Basketball Coach
  • Led student trips to Costa Rica, San Diego, Tijuana and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Senior Class Advisor

Professional Affiliations

  • Professional Language Association of Nevada (formerly CCFLTA/NVLA)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Education Association; NSEA; CCEA
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
  • American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Language
  • Southwest Conference on Language Teaching
  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Computer Experience

Macs, iPads, iPods and PCs; experience includes, but is not exclusive to: iWork, Easy Grade Pro, Edline, Microsoft Office, SASI ClassXP, LCD projector, Elmo, SoftChalk Cloud, ParentLink, SmartBoard/Notebook, Edmodo, Quizlet, Quia, BlackBoard, Brainhoney, Canvas

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Contacts

712 Oak Field Ln
Henderson, NV 89011
United States

Cell: (702) 275-5586

Email: candrews1983@gmail.com

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