Educational

Master of Science (Food and Nutrition)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA 1978. Attended on full scholarship.

Bachelor of Industrial Mathematics
Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela - 1970 - 1975

High School Diploma with High Honors
Academy La Castellana, Caracas, Venezuela (Affiliated with the American Association of
Secondary Schools) - 1969

Certified Herbologist
School of Herbal Medicine - 1994.

Certified Nutrition Consultant
American Association of Nutrition Consultants May, 1988

180 Master Plan Points in Gifted Education
Teacher Education Center, Miami - 1987

327 Master Plan points in Education
(60 master plan points equal 3 college credits) Teacher Education Center Miami- 1985 -1998.

29 credits in Education
Florida International University - Florida Atlantic University - University of Miami - Barry University
1985 - 1992

Teaching

Elementary, Middle School, High School, Graduate level and Adult Education.
Summer school organization
Lead Teacher
Office organization and management
Food and Nutrition Research
Translation: English <-> Spanish
Technical magazine publishing

1997 - Present
Honors Geometry Gifted, Regular Geometry and Algebra II. Honors taught with the second edition of Discovering Geometry and Regular taught with the first edition.

1994 - 1997
Math Department chairperson Center for International Affairs North Dade Middle School, Miami, FL

1991 - 1997
Math and Science in both English and Spanish Center for International Affairs North Dade Middle School Miami, FL

1990 - 1991
Lead Teacher - Opa-Locka Elementary Gifted Center

1990 - (Summer)
Lead Teacher - Gifted Summer Institute - Hialeah - Miami Lakes Senior High School

1986 - 1990
Teacher of The Gifted - Gifted Center - Miami Dade Community College

1985 - 1986
Teacher of The Gifted - South Miami Middle School

1985
Teacher of Mathematics John F. Kennedy Middle School North Miami Beach, FL

1984 - 1985
Insurance Broker - Equitable Life Insurance Co - New England Life Insurance Co Miami FL

1982 - 1983
Executive Manager - Guia Aerea y Maritima de Venezuela
Duties included hiring of personnel, streamlining of filing systems, training of personnel for word processing, correspondence, magazine editing and distribution, and office management

1982
Faculty Coordinator - Center for Post-graduate Studies in Nutritional Planning
Central University of Venezuela

1981 - 1982
Professor - Researcher
Central University of Venezuela

1981 - 1982
Chairperson - Statistics Department - National Nutrition Institute
Caracas, Venezuela

1980 - 1981
On Site Administrator - Nutritional Investigation Unit - CONICIT
(National Council of Scientific and Technological Research)
Caracas, Venezuela

1978 - 1980
Researcher - Nutritional Investigation Unit
CONICIT

1973 -1975
English Teacher - Taught English to teenagers and adults Organized Saturday morning program for teenagers - English Lab
Caracas, Venezuela.

1966 - 1987
Private tutoring - English, Spanish, Science, Math and thesis preparation

Other

Bilingual executive secretary
Gregg Commercial School ... PERT-CPM
Simon Bolivar University, Caracas

Pedagogic Course for the Health Sciences
Pan American Health Organization - Silver casting - Miami Science Museum

Awards & Recognitions

Eisenhower II Grant
Received money to conduct teacher workshop on paper manipulatives. Emphasis on low cost and ease of use of paper as manipulatives in the classroom

IMPACT II Grant
Received money to prepare Architectural Unit for use with Geometry students. Workshop conducted to instruct teachers on the use of this unit.

Languages

Fluent -- English, Spanish - Some French and Italian

Organization and Association Memberships


Master Mason Village Lodge #315

Asian American Federation of Florida

American Association of Nutritional Consultants

Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild
- (past Secretary)

North Carolina Herb Association

Business and Professional Women┬╣s Club
- (past Vice President)

Florida Association for The Gifted

Miami Shores Presbyterian Church

American Assoc. of American University Women