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Desktop Prezumé by Laura Krause

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The Professional Life of
Laura Krause
I am a highly qualified, passionate, ESL educator with over a decade of experience in diverse educational settings.
763.447.7827 (mobile)
Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, USA
Hamline University - St. Paul, MN
Laura Krause
Jennifer Litchfield
exercise, cooking, puzzling, learning Arabic
family time, MN seasons, life-long learning
ESL Teacher...and more!
Master of Arts in ESL - 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Italian - 1995
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Hamline University - St. Paul, MN
TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Certificate - 1998
FT Teaching Experience
Sept. 2010 - May 2012
Al Ain, UAE
English-Medium Teacher
Taught KG EFL (2011-12). Taught Grade 12 EFL (2010-11).
Mentored Grade 11 teacher. Collaborated with local & expat English teachers & adviser to: plan units, lessons; develop, modify materials; develop assessments; analyze student data.
Organized & conducted school-wide English spelling bee.
Aug. 2007 - July 2009
Ajman, UAE
Taught Grades 10, 11 & 12 EFL.
Taught Grades 10 & 11 weekly, pull-out, remediation sessions.
Mentored local English teachers in: collaborative planning, student-centered learning, active teaching techniques, materials development, & facilitating independent learning.
Aug. 2005 - June 2007
Dubai, UAE
ESL Teacher
Taught Grades 6, 7 & 8 ESL (pull-out). Co-taught Grade 6 mainstream English. Coordinated all middle-school ESL testing. Revamped entire middle-school ESL program. Other duties: Grade 8 health teacher; assistant director of middle-school musical; Grade 7 class adviser; co-organizer & chaperone of overseas "Week without Walls" trip; activity supervisor.
English Adviser
Toni Pikos-Sallie
School-Level Team Leader
Mary Rennebohm
School Counselor
Thesis: “A Diary Study of Arabic Second Language Acquisition: The Growing Participator Approach to Self-directed Language Learning”
Minor: Native American Studies
Dean's List: 3 terms
150-hour extensive TEFL Certificate Course on campus
Aug. 2004 - June 2005
Minneapolis, MN
ESL Teacher
Taught Grades 5 & 6 ESL (pull-out).
Co-taught Grades 5 & 6 mainstream social studies and science. Coordinated all ESL testing.
As a founding member of this first-year charter school, I also performed many other duties, including: substitute teaching, lunch preparation & copy machine repair.
Feb. 2001 - July 2003
St. Paul, MN
ESL Instructor
Taught ESL, math & GED courses to young adults at risk
(ages 16-24).
Collaborated with Academic, Vocational & Finance Departments.
Coordinated special provisions for Muslim students.
Assisted students with tax forms.
Sept. 1999 - June 2000
Tab, Hungary
English Teacher
Taught Grades 10 & 12 English conversation: helped students improve speaking & listening skills; reinforced concepts taught in grammar-based classes led by Hungarian teachers.
Worked closely with Hungarian colleagues daily.
Assisted with evaluation of national oral exams in English.
More references
and full contact details available
upon request.
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