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Houston, TX
April 27, 2014

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Francesca Presta

**** **** **** ****** ***********, TX 75965



Stephen F. Austin State University

Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Will graduate in August 2014

Cumulative GPA of 3.7

Work Experience:

Tutor December 2013- Present

Blue Ribbon Learning Center; Nacogdoches, TX

• Help students ages 5- 18 in the subjects of reading, writing, mathematics, and science

• Keep up with progress of students with detailed notes and keep parents informed of progress

• Provide engaging session along with valuable techniques and study skills to help students explore

school subjects

Note Taker and Reader/Scribe January 2012- Present

Stephen F. Austin State University Disability Services; Nacogdoches, TX

• Assist students with disabilities in the classroom and laboratory setting as well as in the testing


• Work with students with a variety of disabilities including hearing and visual impairments,

learning disabilities, and speech and language impairments

• Maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate clients and promoted a professional environment

Tutor and Supplemental Instructor for Biology January 2012-January 2014

Stephen F. Austin State University Academic Assistance and Research Center; Nacogdoches, TX

• Prepare engaging and educational lessons designed to supplement a concepts of biology course

and held study sessions two times a week

• Sustain open and professional communication with the instructor of the biology course along with

supervisors, coworkers, and students

• Aid students in understanding difficult concepts and creating real life applications of the course


Camp Counselor Summer 2013

Stephen F. Austin State University Native Plant Center; Nacogdoches, TX

• Worked with children ages 3- 11 in an outdoor setting, teaching them the basics of outdoor skills

including: archery, canoeing, hiking, wilderness survival and identification of wildlife

• Kept children engaged on the lessons being taught by the addition of crafts, fun fact sheets, games

and songs

• Taught children from a variety of social and economic backgrounds with a range of cognitive and

physical abilities and adapted lessons and activities in a flexible manner as needed

Honors and Awards:

• Recipient of the SFASU Academic Excellence Scholarship for all semesters of college

• Dean’s List Fall 2012, Fall 2013

• Recipient of award for Excellence in New Member Education from Stephen F. Austin Panhellenic


• Most Outstanding Executive Officer, Theta Eta Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha

• Most Outstanding Programs Council Officer, Theta Eta Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha

Involvement and Service:

• Member, Theta Eta Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha

• VP and New Member Coordinator of Theta Eta Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha 2013

• Member, National Student Speech Hearing and Language Association

• Volunteer, Nacogdoches County Animal Shelter

• Volunteer, Nacogdoches Boys and Girls Club

• Volunteer, Nacogdoches Naturally

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