Staten Island, NY 10310-3001
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New York City Department of Education: Built reputation for strong classroom management and capacity to deliver broad range of detailed lesson plans for all grades pre-K to 12. Maintained exceptionally high degree of professionalism while interacting with support staff, peer teachers, and administrators.
9/2012 to Present High School Equivalency Program Teacher(evening classes)
Established strong, equitable learning environment to meet the needs of adolescent learners. A program that teaches English, Math, Science and Social Studies to High School Equivalency students to prepare students for High School Equivalency Test.
10/2012 to Present Food Safety Consultant
Food safety inspections for eating establishments; educating restaurant management in New York City Health Department Code and maintaining food facilities with safe sanitary conditions; representing eating establishments at NYC Tribunal(health Department food safety hearings); maintaining a HACCP planning for restaurants. preparing wood workers for food protection course at different restaurant locations in Manhattan.
08/2008 – 10/2012 New York City Department Of Health
Public Health Sanitarian II
Responsibilities: Worked as a Health Inspector in Food Safety Division implementing, educating about and enforcing groundbreaking laws to protect the public’s health such as the Smoke-Free Air Act; the banning of heart-disease causing trans fats in NYC food facilities, mandating calorie information be displayed in restaurants to help promote decision-making by the dining public, to assess restaurant conditions for Sanitary conditions to help prevent and reduce heart disease, obesity, and food borne illnesses.
07/2003 – 06/2008 Council of Colleges of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Responsibilities: Prepared small group of students in detail instruction on the theories, concepts and application of clean needle technique as described in the Clean Needle Technique Manual (CNT); demonstrated the practical application of CNT; administered a written exam; participated in a training session where each student practiced and utilized the art of Clean Needle Technique.
04/1998 – 06/2003 The City of New York, Mayor’s Office of Midtown Enforcement
Responsibilities: Drafted pleadings such as summons, verified complaints, affirmations, Order to Show Cause, undercover police affidavits and stipulations, filed documents in Supreme Court; participated in Court ordered closings of illegal establishments; performed computer searches regarding Department of Buildings records; maintained a litigation calendar; assisted Corporation Counsel at Criminal Court Part; assisted counsel in monitoring and managing cases; investigated and collected money judgements owed to the City from prior defendants; assisted counseling obtaining laboratory test results from police laboratories
from narcotic cases; attended calendar calls at New York County Supreme Court; testified at New York County Supreme Court during nuisance abatement cases.
10/1986 – 11/1998 Chadbourne & Parke, LLC, New York
Responsibilities: Worked on various cases of Tort Litigation and Product Liability Tobacco Litigation; trial experience; monitored governmental regulatory agencies, analyzed scientific literature; attended scientific seminars and conferences to gather information for attorneys; reviewed medical records for litigation; searched case-law using Lexis West Law data bases; reviewed deposition transcripts of scientific expert witnesses and summarized reports for attorneys; searched biographies of scientific expert witnesses.
10/1984 – 08/1986 Jacob, Medinger & Finnegan, LLP, New York
Responsibilities: Document production for client; Worked on various cases of Tort Litigation and Product Liability Tobacco Litigation; trial experience; monitored governmental regulatory agencies, analyzed scientific literature; attended scientific seminars and conferences to gather information for attorneys; reviewed medical records for litigation; searched case-law using Lexis West Law data bases; reviewed deposition transcripts of scientific expert witnesses and summarized reports for attorneys.
1982 LIU C.W. Post College, New York
1984 Adelphi University, New York, ABA Paralegal Certificate
2007 New York College of Health Professions - BPS/Masters of Science – Health Science/Acupuncture
2015 New York City Substitute Teacher License
2018 TESOL Certificate - Arizona State University
“Food Safety In Your Kitchen” By Bulent Karabag, M.S. (2018) Amazon Book Publication Submitted.
1950s, 1960s were not great times for all (letter to the editor) SILive ...
Jun 29, 2016 ... By Bulent Karabag West Brighton Donald Trump wanting to make America great again, as he promises, leads us to the question: When was the last time America was actually great? Some people have expressed the years that they have lived through and perhaps not have thought too much about.
Do Americans admire Donald Trump and Pope Francis equally ...
Jan 4, 2016 ... By Bulent Karabag West Brighton Gallop Poll released that Donald Trump is tied with Pope Francis as the second-most admired man among Americans. Imagine that! Naming one of the controversial presidential candidates as an admired man equal to Pope Francis. This makes me question how the survey ...
Don't bring your dog into a restaurant (letter to the editor)
Dec 03, 2015
By Bulent Karabag West Brighton Allowing a dog (other than a service animal) into a restaurant is a mistake. Even though the new law allows ...
Why was Oregon land protest tolerated? (letter to the editor)
Jan 05, 2016
By Bulent Karabag West Brighton Imagine a Black Muslim rancher and his supporters with assault rifles occupying federal land in Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon, …
Trump's focus on hair spray is shallow (letter to the editor)
Jan 05, 2016
By Bulent Karabag West Brighton It amazes me to see how a controversial candidate like Donald Trump has no knowledge regarding environmental issues. Instead of ...
English (Native); Turkish (Native)
Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; Westlaw; Nexis-Lexis
Volunteered as a Cardiac Emergency Medical Technician with the Huntington Community First Aid Squad and
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Non-Active), play chess and run 5K’s.