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melissabishop2013

Bio: EDUCATION Claremont Graduate University (CGU), Claremont, Ca: Ph.D., English In Progress Claremont Graduate University (CGU), Claremont, Ca: M.A., Education 2009 Claremont Graduate University (CGU), Claremont, Ca: M.A., English 2008 Claremont Graduate University (CGU), Claremont, Ca: M.A., Cultural Studies 2008 St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN: B.A., English and Hispanic Studies, Cum Laude 2004 TEACHING EXPERIENCE ACI: Tutoring Company, Alhambra, CA: 2013-Present SAT Tutoring: Reading & Writing San Gabriel High School, San Gabriel, CA: 2011-Present English and AP Language/Composition Gladstone High School, Covina, CA: 2009 –2011 English and Intervention teacher Azusa High School, Azusa, CA: 2008-2009 English and ELD teacher Montclair High School, Montclair, CA: 2008 English—student teacher AWARDS, HONORS—CGU Teacher Education The Peter Lincoln Spencer Fellowship Award Ethnographic Research Award Commencement Student Speaker CREDENTIAL & CERTIFICATIONS Bilingual: Fluent in Spanish CBEST: passed English CSET: passed Social Science CSET: passed Teaching Credential: SB 2042, CLAD. Certificate of Clearance First Aid PAPERS PRESENTED “I love you? I love you not! Wordsworth’s and his Reading Public.” Claremont Graduate University, May 4, 2010 CONFERENCE ORGANIZED “What Man Has Made of Man: Culture, Community and Revolution in Wordsworth.” Co-organized. CGU Board of Trustees Room, May 4, 2010 WORKS IN PROGRESS: Term Papers 2007-2011 * “Contractual Freedoms: George Eliot’s The Mill on The Floss.” * “Problimatizing the Self: How to Select High School Texts.” * “That Poor Gentlewoman Woman—Jane Fairfax.” * “Shamela: Satirical Attack on Whiggish Religion or Class Concsiousness?” * “To help, or not to help? Dr. Jekyll’s Social Exploration Gone Astray.” * “Repression’s Productive Powers in Jane Austen’s novel Emma.” * “The Discursive Evolution of Pamela’s Best Selling Status.” * “Pamela’s Discourse on Virtue and Sex: Quirky Priggishness or ‘Primordial Political Consciousness?’” * “Desire, Drive and Fantasy in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.” * “Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses: The Novels Discursive Formation and its Cultural Implications.” SKILL SETS: • Cooperative inter-department and administrative skills; worked interpersonally with different academic departments and administrations to facilitate a dual degree in English and Cultural Studies. • Strong research skills for multiple areas and subjects. • Attended @One 3day workshop on Blackboard course management at Glendale Community College in February 2011. • Develop detailed English writing lesson plans in order to help students pass CAHSEE. • Actively engage in building culturally sensitive, state-standards based curriculum through five point lesson plans. • Established strong parental partnerships at Azusa High School through ethnographic master’s thesis for CGU’s education department. • Intervention instructor • Effectively communicated with Spanish-speaking parents at all high schools • Participated in after-school tutoring at Azusa High School. EXTRA CURRICULAR INTERESTS Dance Team, Public Speaking, Yearbook Publication, Junior Class Advisor/Prom Coordinator

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