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Cedar Park, Texas, 78613, United States
May 28, 2010

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Sharie Adamson

*** ****** *****, ***** ****, Texas 78613

(951) ***-****

• Highly-qualified instructor with 20 years of professional experience in literacy education.

• Expertise in curriculum development, developmental learning processes, and teacher

professional development.

• Proactive and personable with experience in collaborative group settings.

Educational Philosophy

My philosophy of education is one which encourages enrichment in the lives of all learners. As a

transformational leader in the education field, I lead through guidance and mentorship. My role is

to provide opportunities to utilize critical thinking skills and collaborative learning forums.

Professional Experience

Instructor, Austin Independent School District 2009 – Present

o Evening adult ESL Instructor, beginning literacy course

Curriculum Developer and Online Instructor, Grand Canyon Univ. 2008 – Present

o Graduate Reading Instructor

Online Instructor, University of Phoenix 2009 – Present

o Academic and Professional Success Course Facilitator

Instructor, Professional Development Institute 2009 – Present

o Literacy course instructor for teachers seeking professional development

Consultant, Berkley Policy Associates, San Diego, CA 2008 – 2009

o Field Observer for San Diego Middle School classes

Teacher, Escondido Unified High School District, San Diego, CA 2008 – 2009

o Evening Literacy ESL Program teacher

Owner, Literacy Foundations, Inc. San Diego, CA 2003-2008

o Provided tutoring and literacy consulting services

o Curriculum planning for home-school programs (K-6)

o Business literacy consulting services, adult education

Teacher, Irvine Unified School District, Irvine, CA 1997 – 2003

o Elementary teacher, first grade

o Participated in curriculum development at K-2 level

o Instrumental in textbook adoption for school district

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Teacher, Magnolia School District, Anaheim, CA 1989 – 1996

o Literacy Coach and Reading Intervention (Title I) teacher

o Conducted in-services to present new reading materials to teachers and


o District representative involved in hiring teachers and presenting content


Education and Training

Doctoral Candidate, University of Phoenix, Education

Texas Educator Certificate, Language Arts/Reading Certified, EC-6 Certified

California Multiple Subject Credential, ESL certified, K-6

M.S. Education/Reading, California State University, Fullerton, CA 1997

B.A. Liberal Studies, California State University, Long Beach, CA 1988

Trained in various literacy assessments (twice per year involved in the University of Texas at

Austin research study (Meadows Center for Preventing Academic Risk) Test Administrator

Professional References

Available Upon Request

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