Long Term Objectives: I am a writer, editor, tutor, and teacher. I write, edit, and publish articles
and essays on a variety of topics and develop curriculum for teaching reading, writing, research, and study skills. I
intend to continue writing, publishing, and working as an educator. I also will continue my avocations:
activist, political commentator, radio show host, & union organizer.
December 2007-February 2010 Editorial Consultant
Am on the editorial board and serve as a consultant for this 30 year old
July 2007-August 2009
Editor in Chief: The Gathering Managing editor
layout and design editor for a magazine for the combined Faculty
Federations PCCFF/PCCFCE/AFT/AFL-CIO/Local 2277
December 2004-January 2008
Writing Tutor in
Upward Bound Program at PCC
Tutoring Students www.WritingResource.net/ Damon Hickok, Supervisor
September 1995-February 2010
Tutor & Computer
specializing in ESL and ENNL. Use a unique system of student-specific
web resources, diagnostics, and remediation. Also assist individuals,
and non-profits with web pages, servers, and computer literacy.
July 2005-February 2006 Literacy Consultant for Beaverton
Spoke at Orientation, Participated at board meetings and training
September 2004-February 2010 Radio Commentator and Host at
KBOO Labor Radio
June 2003-November 2007
Union Vice-President for the
PCC Faculty Federation/AFT/AFL-CIO. Did organizing, committee Work,
and served on the executive council, Union Vitae (most recently Publicist)
September 2000-June 2003
Professor of Writing & Computers at PCC
Sylvania Campus. Taught CIS-120, Writing 80, Writing 90, Research, &
Delyse Totten, Kathy Bernunzio/ Taught two sections of Writing
80, seventeen sections of CIS 120-Computer Concepts One, one section of
Office 2000 applications
Spring 2001-January 2004 Internationally
Certified Master Tutor Tutored
Writing, Composition, English and other subjects or in the Student Success Center
Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus (Fran Palk-supervisor)
website is still used as a resource: www.writingresource.org/ also worked
a Conversation Group
September 1995 -Feb 2010 Curriculum Developer http://www.writingresources.org/
~~~ ESL, composition,
sentence structure, grammar, creative writing, etc.
May 1998 to Feb 2010
Web Site Administrator ActiveResource.org
ActiveResources.org ActivismResource.org AlternativeNewsResource.org
PeaceResource.com PeaceResource.org ReadingResources.org
TheWordsmithCollection.org Unionresource.org WritingResource.info
WritingResource.net WritingResource.org WritingResources.org and
My duties include administration of several thousand web pages and
and maintenance of the International Peace Resource Center
in Missoula, Montana.
Fall 2001-June 2003 Received grants for Curriculum Development
Learning. I provided and developed specific resources on ESL, ENL, syntax,
rhetoric, composition, sentence structure, grammar, creative writing, and more.
October 99 to February 2010
Private Web site consultant and designer
Certified through the International Association of Web Masters and Designers November 1995-June 2000 Substitute
teacher in Missoula County Public Schools.
Summer 96-June 2003 Editor/Publisher The Wordsmith Collection: magazine for writing
& creative arts www.wordsmithcollection.com/ Duties include magazine
online publishing, setup and hosting of local art shows.
Winter of 1999 Taught
Seminars on Writing and Study Skills at the University of
Montana at Missoula (specialing in Native American Populations)
Summer 97, 98, 99, 2000, and 2001.
Independent Contractor Supervisor and
for Royal Amusements, Inc. / Butler Amusements, Inc.
Fall 1995 to Spring 1998 Tutor: Completed Certification Program as Master Tutor
and Tutored in the Equal Opportunity Program at Univ of MT at Missoula
(supervised by Ray Carlisle and Suzy Hampton) (400 hours prox)
Fall 1995 to February 2010 Private tutoring: study skills, writing, literature, computers,
history,composition, behavioral science, sociology, and other subjects.
Aug. 1995 and August 1998 stage
crew Western Montana State Fair.
Supervised by Jay Bradley (406) 721-2765. We installed stage, lighting,
and sound components & provided security for the acts at the fair.
1991-1995 Tutor at the Learning Assistance Center and the Writing Center at
University. Completed 400+ hours of writing instruction
tutoring. Ms. Rodriquez was my supervisor in the Writing Center and
with Gwen Crites in the LAC.
1991-1992 Public Relations, writing, columns, etc. The Arizona Daily Sun
/ Flagstaff, AZ
1990-95 Taxi Driver in Flagstaff, Arizona. Worked
for Dream Taxi and then helped
establish and build A Friendly Cab. The owner is Pat Ball/ Flagstaff/Arizona
1986-90 Owner and
General Manager Martin Installation/ Covina, CA
(pallet rack, lockers, shelving, conveyors, offices, partitions, and custom
material handling equipment) I was a licensed contractor and performed
duties typical of any small-business owner, including supervision
management of sixteen employees.
1979-86 Installer, then Installation Manager, then Operations
Manager of Engineered
Systems / Industry, CA Duties included management
employees in shipping, installation, delivery, and production depts.
I helped develop the necessary computer support systems for the merger
of two firms, did major purchasing, reconciled payroll, devised and
implemented market strategy, closed sales, and managed inside sales.
(Supervisor Garth Gilpin-owner (818) 961- 0961) Sold and installed office
partitions, conveyor systems, and other material handling systems in
1974-79 Taxi Driver and then Owner\Operator
of Taxi Service
Louis County, Missouri (ABC Cab Corp. affiliate)
Forklift Driver, Dock worker, Paint line finisher at: Hussmann Refrigeration
in St. Louis County, Missouri (member of the AFL-CIO employees union)
(also worked part-time in Park Maintenance)
Worker at Hampstead Company in Watertown, Massachusetts
Co-operative work assignment with Antioch College
Bicycle Messenger San Francisco at Xerox Corp.
Co-operative education assignment w /Antioch College
Washington University Research Facility
Waiter, Busboy, delivery, carnival helper, landscaping, editing,
to door sales, writing.
Education & degrees:
1969 Graduate of St. Louis Country Day School: college prep school/ St.
Louis County, MO
1994 Graduate of Northern Arizona University: Cum laude completion of a degree in English with an
emphasis in creative writing. Member of Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key Honor Societies. Overall GPA 3.7 / GPA in field 3.9
Completed Master International Tutoring Certification
at the University of Montana at Missoula.
Also studied at:
1969-70 Antioch University / Yellow Springs, Ohio (Art & Philosophy)
1970-72 St. Louis Comm. Coll. / St.
Louis, MO (Art.& Psychology)
1973-79 Univ. of Missouri at St. Louis (Behavioral Science) (Teaching Assistant )
1982 Fullerton Community. College / Fullerton, CA (Cultural Anthropology)
1984-87 Cal Poly / Pomona, California
(Education, History, Writing)
(Completed six months student teaching)
1990 The Northern California
1991-1995 The Arizona Daily Sun: letters and commentary on a variety of subjects.
The Lumberjack (Northern Arizona University)
guest columns and letters on topics of local and international concerns.
1995 Where Dawn LIngers: Howard Ely (editor) a publication of NLP including my poetry (ISBN#1-57553-065-1)
Poetry News: "Cowboy Heros" poem by Tim Flanagan in a "western" focus magazine of poetry and stories.
1996 and 1997 The
Wordsmith Collection: A non-profit magazine for Arts and Letters, Published and edited in Missoula, Montana by Timothy Flangan.
(Next issue to be published in Lake Oswego, Oregon in September of 2002)
1997 The Montana Writer's Daybook Supplement:
January 1997 issue by Upcreek Publishing in Hamilton, MT "Freemen and Unabombers" and an essay on contemporary Montana.
publications at www.peaceresource.com
and guest columns in The Missoulian and The Lake
Oswego Review. Also wrote curriculum supplements at www.writingresource.org/ This site is used as a teaching tool at PCC Sylvania Student Success Center.
May 2003: From May 21-May 23, Did a presentation for the Campus
Compact National Center for Community Colleges http://www.mc.maricopa.edu/other/compact/ at its twelfth annual national conference in Scottsdale, Arizona: "Reaching the Summit for Civic Commitment."
With two other instructors, I presented "Bridging the Gaps: Innovative Teaching Strategies that Meet Community
Needs During Challenging Times," and provided examples of how students have learned course objectives while helping fill the
gaps in available community services through Service-Learning. We described how to integrate community problem-solving into
service-learning courses and the collaborative role that colleges can play in the future.
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