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Teacher, Editor, Translator

Fredericksburg, VA
November 27, 2022

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Skills Summary

Church planter with the International Mission Board in Croatia since 1998, first in Split, and then in Zagreb. Various roles have included wife, mom, homeschool teacher, editor, church planter, team leader, coordinator of language coaches for six countries, and language coach. Education

Degree / Date of Graduation

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1995 Master of Arts in Teaching, Early Childhood Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1995 (Dual degree program)


Name of Employer

Preschool Teacher, Marin Day Schools, San Rafael, CA- 1995-1998 Church planter at International Mission Board, Richmond, VA – September 1998 to present. Roles included: church planter, supervisor, mentor, language coach. Duties ranged from organizing seminars and conferences for American personnel as well as English camps for Croatian nationals of all ages. Responsibilities also involved the planning and implementation of many humanitarian aid projects throughout Croatia, both as a solitary entity within our organization and in coordination with other various groups. Languages

English, Croatian

Additional Education

Foundations of Language Coaching, Institute for Cross-Cultural Training, Wheaton, 2013 Listen Up and Speak Out: Helping Learners Develop Oral Skills, Institute for Cross-Cultural Training, Wheaton, 2015

Learner Assessment, Institute for Cross-Cultural Training, Wheaton, 2017 Republic of Croatia, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Croatian Language and Literature, Summer School of Croatian Language and Culture, Level B2.2. The B1 and B2 exams at this institution have also been successfully completed.

ROWE: Reach Out With English, Wheaton College, 2021 Essentials of One-to-One ESL Teaching 402, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Institute for Cross-Cultural Training, Wheaton, 2021 TESOL certification, Oxford Seminars, October 2022 Heartaver First Aid, CPR, AED, American Heart Association, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 2022 Essentials of Teaching Vocabulary, Institute for Cross-Cultural Training, Wheaton, 2022

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