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Paulina Carrión

3845 Cluster Way pmcarrion@email.wm.edu


Williamsburg, VA 23188 paulinam.carrion@gmail.com
(608) 469-0745 / (757) 208-0692
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EDUCATION
• The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Masters of Arts in Education, May 2011
Certification in Spanish, May 2011
GPA: 3.78/4.00
• Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Rassias Language Method, Summer 2001
• Gallaudet University, Washington DC
Internship on Deaf Education, 1985
• Universidad Central del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador
Bachelors in Speech Therapy, May 1984

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lafayette High School Williamsburg, VA 02/11 – 05/11


• Student teacher for Spanish IV and AP Spanish

Penn State University State College, PA 2008 – 2009


Spanish Instructor
• Spanish Instructor in the Spanish Basic Language Program (SBLP)

Madison Country Day School Madison, WI 2002 -2007


Elementary & Middle School Teacher
• Spanish teacher PK-8th grade
• In charge of curriculum development for 1st - 5th grade
• Consultant for curriculum development 6th- 8th grade
• Consultant for Ecuador Exchange Program
• Set up extra curricular activities and after school programs for elementary students
• Founding Member of the Diversity Committee

The Brookwood School Boston, MA 2000 - 2002


Elementary & Middle School Teacher
• Taught Spanish students grade K-8th grade
• Taught French K-2nd grade
• Curriculum development with a focus on interdisciplinary work
• Initiated and organized first Spanish trip to Barrio Latino of Chicago for eighth grade students.
• Oversaw management of a $20,000 budget
• Member of the Diversity Committee
• Participant in SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) curriculum training.

Colegio Menor San Francisco de Quito Quito, Ecuador 1997 – 2000


Elementary School Teacher
• Teacher of Language Arts and Social Studies in a bilingual third grade classroom.
• Curriculum development based on theme cycles
• Worked with the counseling department with Special Needs students.
• Extra curricular Math teacher

Colegio Tomas Moro Quito, Ecuador 1995 – 1997


Elementary School Teacher
• Initiated, developed and taught fifth grade Language Arts and ESL curriculum
• Assisted in the teaching of Science

WORK HISTORY
Medical Interpreter Newport News, VA 2009 – 2010
Medical Spanish interpreter for the Virginia Department of Health

Medical Interpreter Madison, WI 2007 - 2008


Freelance and on-call Medical interpreter for hospitals, clinics and public health programs in the Madison and
greater Dane county area

FISE (Federal Social Investment Emergency Fund) Quito, Ecuador 1994 – 1995
Project Evaluator
• Evaluated and assessed the success of education projects implemented in indigenous communities in
Ecuador
• Coordinated various programs with other regional offices in the country

Peace Corps Quito, Ecuador 1990 – 1994


American Sign Language Interpreter and Family Coordinator
• Interpreter for deaf Peace Corps volunteers during their training and mission in Ecuador.
• Coordinated and managed host family program for volunteers
• Co-instructor of cultural competence training

Santillán School for the Deaf Quito, Ecuador 1985 – 1988


Speech Therapist and Teacher Trainer
• Developed a Total Communication curriculum for an Ecuadorian school
• Trained preschool teachers
• Served as an interpreter for the deaf teachers

LANGUAGES
Spanish (Native Speaker)
English, (Fluent)
French (Adequate)
Ecuadorian Sign Language (Fluent)
American Sign Language (well-versed)

TECHNOLOGY
• Microsoft Office, Inspiration, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Google Earth, Firefox Internet Explorer, Safari,
Mozilla
• Technology in the Classroom: Prezi, Glogster, Voice Thread etc.