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My Full CV

PROFILE:
Years of experience as a bilingual facilitator, teacher, trainer, manager and motivator improving communication processes and content.


EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION:

• Publicity Chair, Ibaraki Chapter Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT) 2009 - 2017.

• 茨城県立医療大学 Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Sciences, Ami, Japan – 2012- 2017, Instructor of EFL.

• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tsukuba Center for Institutes,  Tsukuba, Japan – 2008 - present, Instructor of EFL.

• 茨城県立大学 Ibaraki Prefectural University, Intensive English Program, Mito/Ami, Japan – 2006 - 2017, Instructor of EFL.

• Fukuoka University, English Department On-Line Wikinary Project, 2010-2013, Distant Learning Collaborator.

• Tsukuba International University, Tsukuba, Japan — 2005 ~ 2013,
English Language Department, Speech and Public Speaking Instructor.

• Nihon University College of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan –2005 - 2009, Instructor of EFL.

• President, Ibaraki Chapter Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT) 2007, 2008.

• Tsukuba University of Technology, Tsukuba, Japan — 2005 ~ 2007
Instructor of  communication skills in medical interviews.

•  Hilo High School Department of Continuing Education, Hilo, HI — 2005
Japanese Conversation Instructor.

• Owner/Instructor, Expressions English Conversation School; Toyota, Japan — 2002 to 2004
Taught private lessons in EFL to Japanese adults, children and returnees at all skill levels. Assisted Chukyo University Faculty in English Language Skills Development.

• Tsukuba Board of Education; Tsukuba, Japan — 1991 to 2002
English Teaching Consultant to the Board of Education; English Language Program Supervisor (Staff of 7 non-Japanese EFL teachers); Teacher of English in 12 Junior High Schools and 38 Elementary Schools; Instructor of EFL for City Sponsored Adult Continuing Education Classes; International English language liaison for Tsukuba City.

• Tsukuba Adult Continuing Education English Conversation Classes: Tsukuba, Japan — 1991 to 2002, English Conversation Class Instructor in various public hall facilities while associated with the Tsukuba Board of Education.

• Helena English School; Tsuchiura, Japan — 1989 - 1991
Senior Teacher for the Adult EFL Education Division, Instructor of EFL.

• Instructor in EFL: Tsukuba University Administrative Staff, Ministry of Construction, Ministry of Science and Industry High Energy Physics Laboratory, Tsuchiura Public Hospital School of Nursing.
• State of Hawaii Department of Continuing Education; Honolulu, Hawaii — 1988 - 1989
Adult Education Program Teacher of ESL. Member, Accrediting Committee for Continuing and Adult Education Programs, The Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
• Owner/Consultant/Trainer/Instructor, On Camera Hawaii; Honolulu, HI — 1981-1989
Designed, produced and taught seminars for communication skills development. Taught acting, • Graduated University of Iowa, BLS and public speaking classes and workshops.

• Graduated Fujitsu Japan - American Institute of Management Sciences, 1989, Business Japanese Language Course.

PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, LECTURES, SEMINARS:

• Ibaraki Prefectural University, Intensive English Program Teachers Seminar, “Students as Customers, Leaning as Product", 2013.
• Ibaraki Prefectural University, Ibaraki Prefecture English Teacher License Training, Seminar, "Communication Skills Development", 2011, 2012.
• Tokiwa Institute for Teacher Education's TOEFL iBT Preparation Course, Tokiwa University, August, 2011.
• "Using Contemporary Technology Tools in the Classroom", Presentation, JALT Ibaraki, May, 2011
• "A Clever Way to Read Economic News", Textbook Co-Editor, Sankeisha Japan, 2011
• Tokiwa Institute for Teacher Education's TOEFL iBT Preparation Course, Tokiwa University, April 2011.
• "Metacognitive strategies in English learning", Nippon University Dental College Journal, Volume 38, 2010
• "Developing Communication Skill", Lecture and Presentation, 英語教育の課題と展望 (小林邦彦), August, 2010
• "History and Culture of Hawaii, Behind An Image ", Lecture and Presentation, Tsukuba Gakuin University, June, 2010
• "Autonomy and reading abstracts of dental journals”, Nippon University Dental College Journal, Volume 37, 2009
• “Using Google for chapter web services”, The Language Teacher - Japan Association of Language Teaching, May 2009, Vol. 33, Number 5
• “Useful Expressions in the EFL Classroom”, Nippon University Dental College Journal, Volume 36, 2008
• "Using Google Web Services for Group Management", Presentation, Japan Association of Language Teaching, Mito, Japan, December 2008.
• "Cultural Stereotypes", Lecture and Presentation, Tsukuba Gakuin University, October 2008.
• Book Editor, 英語のブログを読んでみよう. 編集協力 (Read Blog Entries by 25 Americans - English Language Study), Kosaido Japan, 2007
• "Cross Cultural Differences in Non-verbal Communication / Hawai'i - A Model for International Relations, Pidgin - A Language for Cross-culture Communication," Lecture, Tsukuba Gakuin University, May 2006
• "Touch the Future - Ripples in a Pond", The Language Teacher - Japan Association of Language Teaching, May 2006, Vol.30, Number 5
• Action Japanese; Hilo High School Continuing Education Division,: Hilo, Hawaii, 2005
• 小学校英語活動資料 (Motivation Mood Makers for English Classes)  Vol. 1-3, Tsukuba Board of Education, Ibaraki-Prefecture Teacher Training Manual.
• Education in Japan, Part I, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa, 1993
• Education in Japan, Part II, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa, 1993
• Bullying In Japan, Neo Tokyo Journal, Vol.1 No.2 , 1996: Tokyo, Japan

EXPERIENCE IN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT:

• Hale O Kalani Towers Association of Owners; Honolulu, HI — 1981 - 1989
Manager of a 72-unit predominately owner-occupied luxury high-rise condominium.
• 1330 Wilder Association of Owners; Honolulu, HI — 1979-1981
Manager of a 36-unit predominately owner-occupied luxury low-rise condominium.

EXPERIENCE IN INDUSTRY:

• General Dynamics Corp.; San Diego, CA — 1979
Production Controller on the Space Shuttle Columbia Project expediting movement of mission critical parts for the Space Shuttle.

EXPERIENCE IN HOTEL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT:

• Imperial Hawaii Hotel; Honolulu, HI — 1978
Director of Food and Beverage Services.
• Waiakea Resort Village; Hilo, HI — 1976 - 1978
Food and Beverage Services Manager.
• Sheraton Palace Hotel; San Francisco, CA — 1976
Assistant Director of Food and Beverage Services.
• Hilton Hawaiian Village; Honolulu, HI. — 1975
Second Assistant Food and Beverage Director.
• Royal Lahaina Resort Hotel; Maui, HI — 1975
Fine Dining Manager.
• Hilton Hawaiian Village; Honolulu, HI — 1974 -1975
Makahiki Restaurant Manager.
• Pzazz!; Burlington, IA. — 1972 -1974
Fine Dining Manager