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Experience with startup programs, variety of experience with private

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
February 01, 2018

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Present Address: **** *. *** ******,

Apt. 220

Phoenix, AZ 5004

Telephone: 480-***-****

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Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

M.A. University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

B.A. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona


Spanish for Specific Purposes, Spanish for Law Enforcement, Medical Spanish, Legal Terminology in Spanish, Spanish Humor and Cultural Contrasts between Spanish-Speaking countries and the United States.


November 1989 – Present: Dario Language Systems, President. Duties included: developing customized programs for law enforcement agencies, submitting proposals, hiring and evaluating staff. Clients include: Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale Police Departments, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, and the Department of Public Safety.

January 1993 -1996: Maricopa Community Colleges, District Office, Curriculum Developer and Instructor for Office of Economic Development. Duties included: developing Spanish programs for Collectors for Chase Bankcard Service and Carter Hawley Hale.

January 1987 – 1993: Chandler Gilbert Community College, Chandler, Arizona. Coordinator of the Job Specific Spanish Language Programs. Duties included: teaching and developing Spanish courses in all professional areas that included law enforcement, medical and business.

May 1987 – 1900: Instructor of Law Enforcement Spanish for the Mesa Police Department. Duties included: teaching and developing Spanish courses, hiring and evaluating instructors.

June 1986 – October: Language Center of the Pacific, Glendora, California. Assistant Director. Duties included: marketing schools to foreign governments; designing English for Specific Purposes material; submitting proposals to embassies and U.S. government agencies and assisting students with immigration documents.

October 1993 – 1995: International Airports Projects, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Program Specialist in Career Development. Duties included: organization and development of management seminars and career paths for senior management at the airports in Riyadh and Jeddah.

July 1982 – August 1983: Northrop Corporation Technical Institute, Natchitoches, Louisiana. Site Manager for English Language Training Program for Saudi Petrochemical Company. Duties included: setting up training program; hiring teaching and administrative staff; interfacing with university and town officials; and establishing budge priorities.

May 1981 – July 1982: Northrop Corporation Technical Institute, Ottumwa, Iowa, Lead-Instructor English Language program for SAUDIA Airlines. Duties included: Coordination of curriculum development; supervision and evaluation of teaching staff; scheduling classes, and academic counseling.

July 1980 – May 1981: Systems for International Training, Conroe, Texas and Topeka, Kansas. Program Director of English Language Training for helicopter mechanics from the United Arab Emirates. Duties included: development and coordination of curriculum, interviewing and hiring teaching staff; making budget recommendations; and interfacing with technical Heliflight staff.

October 1876 – July 1980. Northrop Worldwide Aircraft Services. San Antonio, Texas, Instructor and Developer of Courseware for the Royal Saudi Air Force in pre-technical and technical English at Lackland Air Force Base.

October 1977 – July 1980. Instructor of Spanish at San Antonio College in San Antonio, Texas. Duties included developing original material for the course – “Spanish for Native Speakers.”

October 1978 – June 1980. Adjunct Professor of Bilingual Education at the University of

Texas in San Antonio, Texas. Duties included: teaching course in “Reading Acquisition” at the graduate level and participating in oral exams for the Master’s degree in Bilingual Education.

1970 – 1974: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Supervisor of Student Teachers Spanish, French and German. Duties included: teaching Spanish at all levels and methods of teaching a foreign language.

1967 – 1970: Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia, Assistant Professor of Spanish. Duties included: teaching Spanish at all levels.

1963 – 1970: University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, Chairperson, Department of Foreign Languages. Duties included: teaching all levels of Spanish, recommending budget, and selection of staff.

1962 – 1963: Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. Instructor of Spanish. Duties included: teaching all levels of Spanish.

1961-1962: Bi-national Center, Bucaramanga, Colombia. Director of Courses, Duties included: teaching English as a Second Language, developing programs for Bilingual Secretaries.

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