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EDUCATION AND SKILLS

University of North Carolina at Charlotte                                                          Charlotte, NC
Bachelor of Arts in German, Concentration: Translation (May, 1999)

WORK EXPERIENCE


GERMAN TRANSLATOR - FREELANCE June 2003 - present
• Making sure that client project, product, and/or document information is accurately conveyed from the source language German to the target language English or vice versa.

GERMAN TEACHER August 1999 – June 2003
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Charlotte, NC
High School
• Instructed 5 different levels of German; including one Advanced Placement (college level) course.
• Conducted workshops for colleagues on how to use existing software technology to enhance student learning – tight budget.
• Coordinated student group exercises to increase proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
• Served as advisor to both German Honor Society and German Club.
German Immersion Magnet Elementary School July 1995 – June 1999
• Employed innovative techniques such as Total Physical Response to assure a high level of learning.
• Instructed 320 students using storytelling techniques, language retention games, and other exercises.
• Recognized for creative teaching techniques by peers and local media – newspaper – Charlotte Observer August 1996.

INTERPRETER August 1994 – January 1999
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Charlotte, NC
• Interpreted German to assure accurate communication between U.S. Officials and German-speaking travelers.
• Translated miscellaneous documents into English for government personnel who needed clarification.

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