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L UCY P REFECTURAL A DVISOR Nani-ken, Nani-shi, Nani-nishi 1-11-5, Japan 400-8386 +81-90-xxxx-2622 | [email protected] PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Programme Gifu Prefecture Board of Education Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan Prefectural Advisor (English Teacher) 2009 - present Youngest leader ever selected to spearhead team of 10 Regional Advisors serving more than 300 schools and 20 Boards of Education across Gifu Prefecture, located in central Japan, with a population over 2,000,000 Create effective training and support services for 80+ JET participants from 8 countries Facilitate understanding and problem-solving between English- speaking JET participants and Japanese co-workers, utilizing bilingual ability and cross-cultural communication skills Provide work-related and personal counseling and consultation for 80 JET participants Designed and conducted training conferences for up to 140 English teachers Orientated 40 new JET participants on living and working in Japan Earned highest-ever feedback (over 90% positive) for seminars on Teaching Communicative English, Lesson Planning, Living in Japan, Giving Speeches in English; presented to over 500 audience members, both in Japanese and English Initiated bi-weekly English lessons with Japanese co-workers at Gifu Prefectural School for Blind and Visually Impaired; 50 students participated; ages ranged from 10 to 50 years old Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Programme Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan English Teacher, Takayama Technical High School 2007 - 2008 Selected to participate as only non-Japanese English teacher at public senior high school Created original curricula and lesson plans for team-teaching with Japanese co-workers Taught 18 lessons per week to 450 students over 3 grade levels; team-taught with all 4 Japanese teachers in English department Instigated re-organization of English language program; developed new system of level-based classes, with adjusted curriculum and evaluation systems

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LUCY PREFECTURAL ADVISORNani-ken, Nani-shi, Nani-nishi 1-11-5, Japan 400-8386

+81-90-xxxx-2622 | [email protected]

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) ProgrammeGifu Prefecture Board of Education Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Prefectural Advisor (English Teacher) 2009 - presentYoungest leader ever selected to spearhead team of 10 Regional Advisors serving more than 300 schools and 20 Boards of Education across Gifu Prefecture, located in central Japan, with a population over 2,000,000Create effective training and support services for 80+ JET participants from 8 countries

Facilitate understanding and problem-solving between English-speaking JET participants and Japanese co-workers, utilizing bilingual ability and cross-cultural communication skills

Provide work-related and personal counseling and consultation for 80 JET participants Designed and conducted training conferences for up to 140 English teachers Orientated 40 new JET participants on living and working in Japan

Earned highest-ever feedback (over 90% positive) for seminars on Teaching Communicative English, Lesson Planning, Living in Japan, Giving Speeches in English; presented to over 500 audience members, both in Japanese and English

Initiated bi-weekly English lessons with Japanese co-workers at Gifu Prefectural School for Blind and Visually Impaired; 50 students participated; ages ranged from 10 to 50 years old

Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Programme Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, JapanEnglish Teacher, Takayama Technical High School 2007 - 2008

Selected to participate as only non-Japanese English teacher at public senior high school Created original curricula and lesson plans for team-teaching with Japanese co-workers Taught 18 lessons per week to 450 students over 3 grade levels; team-taught with all 4

Japanese teachers in English department Instigated re-organization of English language program; developed new system of level-

based classes, with adjusted curriculum and evaluation systems Introduced new methods for teaching textbook lessons; developed lesson plans and original

materials, which became permanent part of coursework Initiated 150-student drawing and letter exchange with fashion high school in New York

City Coached winning student in Takayama City’s High School English Speech Contest

EDUCATION

Rice University, Houston, TX, GPA: 3.9/4.0B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude, May 2007

Choreographer & Officer, Dance Theatre; Co-chair, Hanszen College Cultural Committee

ADDITIONAL

Languages: fluent in Japanese (Language Proficiency Test – Level 1), proficient in Mandarin Chinese (advanced speaking & listening, intermediate reading & writing)

Translation: Capable of handling up to 4,000 characters / day; responsible for 20,000-character annual report and weekly notices from Board of Education

Leadership: Soccer Team Captain for All-Japan Language Teachers’ Tournament (2009-2011)

Travel and Volunteering: house-building volunteer (India, 2008), solo travel (S.E. Asia, China, Korea), hosting international travelers in home-stay (Takayama, Japan, 2007-2010)