Gail A. Hyatt


Objective:
To serve in an administrative/educational capacity where French is used; to serve as an instructor of French/ESL.

Career Summary:

•Teacher of ESL/French for 24 years on college and public school levels.
•Developed and taught ESL/Sociology college course.
•Department chair of World Language/ESL department.
•Advanced Level coordinator of ESL on college level.
•Advanced Level coordinator of ESL on college level.
•Created web site for French education links.
•Twice yearly travel to France to continue language study and to maintain fluency.

Professional Experience:

9/89-9/15/06
Teacher of ESL
Orange High School
400 Lincoln Avenue
Orange, New Jersey 07050
• Utilization of multi-dimentional learning for our Haitian/Hispanic population to acquire English and critical thinking skills so they may create their own futures and serve their communities.
• Implementation of computers to enhance learning.


9/90-6/93
Department Chairperson:World Language/ESL
Orange High School
400 Lincoln Avenue
Orange, New Jersey 07050
• Provided dynamic leadership for my department of 12 teachers through collaborative planning thereby creating departmental cooperation to assist students.
•Prepared annual budget for all departmental needs which included feedback from my teachers.
•Wrote and implemented curriculum guides for French and ESL to meet state criteria.
•Created and conducted Global Unity festivals augmenting cross-cultural understanding.

9/85-6/89
College Instructor/Advanced-Level Coordinator of ESL
Passaic County Community College
Paterson, New Jersey 07509
•Was responsible for 200 students and 15 faculty members as level coordinator.
•Developed , integrated and taught ESL/Sociology course which allowed over 25 ESL students to graduate earlier.
•Created syllabi for ESL writing, grammar and reading courses.
•Wrote ESL Certificate Program for the college which gave large ESL population incentive to stay in school.
•Assessed and purchased advanced level curriculum materials that would interest our adult student population.

2/84-8/85
Supervisor, ESL Language Laboratory/Adjunct Instructor
Passaic County Community College
Paterson, New Jersey 07509
•Created language laboratory; devised and developed its new resource files.
•Serviced 800 students and a tutorial staff of 15 due to creation of new materials.

11/80-1/84
Substitute Teacher (French)
Indian Hills High School
Oakland, New Jersey 07436
9/64-6/66

Teacher of French

P.S. 168 (Parsons Jr. High School)
Queens, New York
•Raised students French cultural awareness along with language skills.

Education:

Master of Education, May 1986
William Paterson University
Wayne, New Jersey 07470
Major: Educational Administration and Supervision/ESL
*18 additional graduate credits.

Honors:

• Kappa Delta Pi
• Pi Lambda Theta

Bachelor of Arts, December, 1963
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046
Major: French/Education
Minor: English

E-mail:

webmaster@gailsfrenchlinks.com

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URL: http://gailhyatt.com

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