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Manager Mechanical

Queens, NY
August 01, 2020

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Mary Teresa Ryan

**-** **** ******, **

Rego Park, NY 11374

718-***-**** (home)

646-***-**** (cell)

Work in Academia

**** – Present Adjunct Lecturer in Linguistics. The Education and Language Acquisition Department (ELA), LaGuardia Community College, CUNY.

Courses: Introduction to Language; Bilingualism.

Advise students on various college and academic issues and provide referrals; disseminate information and follow up on scholarship and transfer opportunities.

After hours: Advanced and remedial workshops on topics in linguistics. APA Workshops. Invent learning games in linguistics for development into apps.

Superlative peer observation reports and SIRS.

2014 – Present Senior Tutor/Counselor. The Writing Center. LaGuardia Community College, CUNY.

1981 – 1987 Tutor individual and small groups of multilingual and multiethnic student population in English grammar, composition, literature and rhetoric. Workshops in grammar. Tutor training. Advise on academics and provide referrals to other college resources. Advocate for students with cognitive disabilities, conducting special individual sessions tailored for their unique requirements.

2011 – 2013 Adjunct Lecturer in Linguistics, Department of Linguistics and Communication Disorders, Queens College, CUNY.

Courses: Syntax; Multilingualism in the USA; Introduction to Linguistics.

Courses: College Now Program: Introduction to Linguistics.

Excellent peer evaluations.

Additional Academic Experience on Request

Additional Experience

2018 Editor. Ryan Editorial Services. Full editorial, proofreading and writing consultation services. Current projects: A Dalinian Rhapsody (editor)/B. Plaza; Memoir (ghostwriting)/ D. Goltermann.

2013 – 2016 Editorial Consultant. Donald T. Beldock, New York, NY.

Edited the work of prolific novelist and playwright for publication.

2013 – 2016 Project Manager. BelPower Systems LLC, New York, NY.

Office management, oversight and project management from research and design to vendor negotiation for manufacturing company marketing a proprietary invention.

2004 – 2010 Business Manager. EZ Mechanical Contracting, Inc. Middle Village, NY.

Project, operations and staff management, including vetting contracts, scheduling manufacture and labor, staff training, payrolls, budgets, contractor interface and negotiation.

2003 – 2004 Forensic Record Manager. EZ Mechanical Contracting, Inc.

Located, restored and organized damaged, incomplete, and nonintegrated corporate, financial and project hard and electronic records.

Designed customized digital and hard record management infrastructure and trained staff.

2000 – 2004 Project Manager. New York Sheet Metal, Inc. Brooklyn, NY.

Managed complex commercial construction projects, from estimate to contract, contractor and subcontractor interface and extensive recordkeeping in a hard-deadline-driven environment.

1999 – 2000 Senior Estimator. LACOR Mechanical Systems, Inc., New York, NY.

Estimated commercial mechanical construction project budgets. Heavy stakeholder, engineering, architectural, and trade labor interface and negotiations.

Additional Experience on Request


2011 – 2014 Ph.D. Work. M.A./Ph.D. Program in Linguistics, The Graduate Center, CUNY. On Leave.

Coursework Completed: 75 credits.

Committees: Professional Development; Colloquium

Research: A New Experimental Technique on the Interaction of Syntactic and Prosodic Sentence Processing in Reading.

2000 M.A. in Linguistics. M.A./Ph.D. Program in Linguistics, The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Thesis: Uniting Competing Models of First Language Acquisition.

Tuition Fellowship.

Committees: Executive; Curriculum and Examinations (for maximum four terms).

B.A. in Linguistics. Department of Linguistics, Queens College, CUNY.

Majors: 1. Teaching English as Second Language; 2. General Linguistics.

Minor: Greek and Byzantine Studies/Modern Greek Language.

Honors: Humanities; Linguistics; Greek and Byzantine Studies.

Languages Studied: Spanish, Greek and French.

Scholarship: University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Founder: The Summer English Project, an innovative ESL program for undocumented immigrants in Queens. Collected data used to obtain major Federal grant for the Department which established The Community Language Project at Queens College.

Research Grants, PI: Experiment on Greek/English Bilingualism; The Summer English Program.

Additional Education Experience on Request


2016 Editorial Consultant. Beldock, D. Greek Fire. MD: Beckham House.

Editorial Consultant. Beldock, D. A Sweet Heart in Brooklyn. MD. Beckham House.

2000 Editor in Chief. CUNYForum Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 20. The Graduate Center, CUNY. An internationally recognized research journal.

Additional Expertise

Superlative faculty assessments and SIR scores.

Languages Studied: Spanish, French and Greek.

Exceptionally strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail and maximal

flexibility in fluid, multitasking environments.

Software: Word, Excel, Auto-CAD, ProjectPro, PowerPoint, Praat, Blackboard.

Member, Mensa, a society for the study and cultivation of intelligence for the betterment

of the human condition.


Bert Eisenstadt


The Writing Center

LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

31-10 Thomson Avenue, B200

Long Island City, NY 11101


Dr. Robert Vago; Dr. Michael Newman

Chair (former); Chair (current)

Linguistics and Communication Disorders

Queens College, CUNY

65-30 Kissena Boulevard

Flushing, NY 11367


Lorna Feldman


Modern Languages Lab

LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

31-10 Thomson Avenue, B200

Long Island City, NY 11101


Dr. Leigh Garrison-Fletcher

Assistant Professor and Adjunct Coordinator

Education and Language Acquisition Department

LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

31-10 Thomson Avenue, B200

Long Island City, NY 11101


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