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Karina Alvarez

 

EDUCATION

08/08 – 05/10   MA/Education - Curriculum and Instrution:                                                    Emphasis in Literacy Across the 

                         Curriculum for an Equitable Society 

                         (LACES)

                         San José State University, San José,

                         California

 

08/04 – 05/06  Spanish BCLAD Multiple Subject

                        Teaching Credential

                        San José State University, San José,

                        California

 

08/98 – 05/04  B.A., Natural Science

                        San José State University, San José,

                        California

 

TEACHING EXPERINECE

6/06 –              Fifth Grade Teacher, Sherman Oaks 

                        Community Charter School, Campbell      

                        Union School District San José, California

01/06 – 6/06    Fourth Grade Teacher, Arbuckle Elementary School, Alum Rock Union School District, San José, California

09/05 – 12/05  Orientation to Student Teaching, Fifth Grade, Ida Jew

                        Intermediate School,

Mt. Pleasant School District, San José, California

02/03 – 05/03  Classroom experience Science teaching, Seventh grade, Sheppard Middle School, Alum Rock Union School District, San José, California

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

11/04 – 01/06  Site Director/Counselor, GEAR UP

                        Program, Overfelt High School, San José

                        State University Foundation, San José,

                        California       

01/04 – 11/04 College and Career Center Technician,

                        Gunderson High SchoolSan José Unified

                        School District, San José, California

05/03 – 05/04  AOD partner, Family and Children

                        Services, San José, California

02/02 – 01/04  Student Assistant to Admission

                        Counselors, San José State University, San

                        José, California

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

                        Computer Skills

Experience with PC and Macintosh platforms, Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe PageMaker, Acrobat, Internet Explorer, E-mail.

Familiar with SASI and File Maker Pro data.

 Language Skills

                        Bilingual and Biliterate in English and Spanish

                        Other Skills

                        Certificate of training in Biosafety

 

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

06/04 – 06/05  Area Supervisor for California and Washington Chapters of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc

11/04 – 05/04  Chair of Chicano Commencement Committee, San José State University

10/02 – 12/02  Volunteer for SHINE, Students Helping In Naturalization of Elders, Sacred Heat, San José, California

01/00 – 05/02  President, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.

 

REFERENCES

 Alexander Sapiens, Professor, College of Education, San José Stat

            University, San José, CA 95912-0074, (408) 924-3753,

            Asapiens@email.sjsu.edu

Linda Ortega, Student Program Coordinator, College of Engineering, San José State University, San José, CA 95192-0080, (408)924-3978, Linda.Ortega@sjsu.edu

Rocio Dresser, Asst. Professor, College of Education, San José State 

            University, San José, CA 95912-0074, (408) 924-4076,

            Rocio.Dresser@sjsu.edu

Rosalinda Quintanar, Professor, Elementary Education, San José State

            University, San José, CA 95912-0074, (408) 924-3747, 

            rqs33@yahoo.com