Dennis L. Sewald - U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer Philippines 1982 - 1984

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Dennis L. Sewald - U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer Philippines 1982 - 1984

Dennis L. Sewald - U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer Philippines 1982 - 1984



Dennis L. Sewald

3755 Newton Street

Denver, CO 80211 USA

Tel: (303) 433-3127

Fax: (303) 433-3127


Beyond Asia Keywords: Asian-Related Skill(s): TESL

Asian Language(s): Cebuano, Tagalog

Work Experience :

1996 - Present Community College of Denver Denver, CO

Adjunct Faculty Member .

Instruct English as a Second Language to 20 multi cultural adult learners.

Evaluate language competency by the use of standardized testing materials.

Devise lesson plans, which incorporate diversified learning methodologies.

Develop, compose, and enhance curriculum to augment student learning

Create assessments to measure student learning and comprehension.

1995 - 1995 Entrepreneur Mexico and Central America

English as a Second Language Teacher .

Taught English as a Second Language in small group and individual settings.

Shaped curriculum and lessons to meet individual needs.

Networked with local business and, educational institutions to gain referrals.

1994 - 1995 Morgan Community College Ft. Morgan, CO

Interim Director of Adult Basic Education .

Accountable for the direction of GED, Basic Skills and ESL adult instruction.

Supervised a faculty of twelve instructional personnel and two classified workers.

Performed budgeting and fiscal management for the division.

Researched, developed and composed grants.

Trained the faculty in adult education methodology and classroom techniques.

Coached volunteer teachers in instructional approaches.

Active member of the Curriculum Development committee.

1992 - 1995 Community College of Denver Denver, CO

Adjunct Faculty Member .

Taught English as a Second Language to 25 culturally diverse adult students.

Evaluated language competencies by the use of standardized testing materials.

Designed sound lesson plans, which incorporated centers learning methodology.

Assessed student's progress by shaping assessment tools and examinations.

1990 - 1991 World Relief Corporation Bataan, Philippines

Teacher Supervisor .

Supervised a team of 12 teachers who provided instruction to Asian immigrants.

Created training strategies in pedagogical instructional methodology.

Coached the team members in developing U.S. styling in their classrooms.

Composed and broadened the Whole Language Approach curriculum.

Performed classroom observations, and hosted feed back sessions.

Assessed teacher performance and prepared quarterly evaluations.

1989 - 1990 The Adult Learning Source Denver, CO

Lead Teacher .

Assessed students to measure program readiness and level placement.

Recruited and motivated students to attend classes.

Directed volunteer tutors in the use of the curriculum.

Coordinated instruction with the host agency.

1986 - 1989 Jefferson County Schools Golden, CO

English as a Second Language Tutor .

Taught English to 30 multi cultural students in grades K-12.

Identified and assessed students for placement and advancement.

Created coordinated educational plans with the classroom teacher.

Composed and developed realia to enhance learning.


Experience : U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer Philippines 1982 - 1984

Education :

1987 - 1989 Metropolitan State College Denver, CO

BS Non-Profit Administration .


Memberships :

* Colorado Teachers of English as a Second Language.

* National Association of Peace Corps Volunteers.

* Peace Corps - VISTA Alumni of Colorado.

Languages : Cebuano, Tagalog

References : Excellent professional references available upon request.

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