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Gina M. Fusco 21 Castleton Avenue East Greenbush, NY 12061 (518) 788-7023 ginagiaquinto@gmail.com    OBJECTIVE To obtain a position as a business and marketing educator at Cohoes City School District. EDUCATION Master of Science in Adolescence Education May 2007 College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY Concentration: Business and Marketing (Certification Pending) G.P.A.: 3.91/4.0 Bachelor of Arts in Economics, May 2003, magna cum laude Siena College, Loudonville, NY Major GPA: 3.9/4.0, President’s List Santa Maria La Real, Pamplona, Spain Rotary International Youth Exchange Student Sept. 1998-June 1999 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Business and Marketing Educator and BBC Advisor

September 2007 – Present

Lansingburgh High School, Troy, NY Courses: Computer Information Systems, College Transitions, HVCC Desktop Publishing, Business Law - Created a budget proposal to add an additional section of College Transitions for high school Juniors - Created and implemented a new curriculum for Junior College Transitions along with updates to the Senior curriculum - Created a blog for students to share their thoughts, fears and excitement about the college application process and their future in college - Create and implement activities for Desktop Publishing that balance the rigor of a college course and provide necessary scaffold for high school students to progress to successful independent work - Implement Project-Based Learning in Desktop Publishing and provide grading rubrics for formative assessment - Act as an advisor for the Better ‘Burgh Club, a community service organization - Participate in various professional development courses including Atlas Curriculum Mapping, Embedded Best Practices and Technology in the classroom - Assisted in creating a professional development course “Using free technology to communicate with students and parents” for Lansingburgh staff Student Teacher, Marketing, Financial Decision Making, Accounting, and Keyboarding October 2006-December 2006 Columbia High School, East Greenbush, NY - Created and implemented lesson plans - Created activities to engage the students and encourage independent, critical thinking - Developed performance-based assessments and grading rubrics - Maintained classroom management by keeping students actively engaged with numerous activities in each class period - Facilitated students’ understanding of the link between classroom lessons and real-world applications using personal experience Student Teacher, Keyboarding and Computer Literacy September 2006-October 2006 Bethlehem Middle School, Bethlehem, New York - Assumed all responsibilities of a regular classroom teacher, including student assessment, grading, attendance - Created and implemented lesson plans in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher - Demonstrated positive classroom management through verbal and physical cues


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Created differentiated lesson plans for eight students diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome Encouraged students’ construction of knowledge by allowing them to explore programs and teach myself and other students material they had learned

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Project Controls Specialist October 2003-November 2005 M+W Zander U.S. Operations, Inc., Albany, NY, - Budget & cost forecasting and reporting, trending, revenue analysis, and project status analysis to project managers and corporate reporting - Administered the subcontract and consultant supplementary documents including insurance certificates, payment & performance bonds, lien waivers and any relevant permits - Controlled project related Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable - Coordinated cost & budget reviews with project managers to finalize monthly forecasting & reporting - Issued project related purchase orders - Administered project related Change Order control - Supported Document Control as needed - Maintained Subcontractor & Supplier contact information - Supervised and delegated tasks to Project Administrative Assistant Retail Manager May 2003-September 2003 Nantucket Nectars, Snapple Beverage Group, Nantucket, MA, - Responsible for comprehensive retail operations for Allserve General Store, flagship brand showcase for Nantucket Nectars - Managed and tracked $100,000+ seasonal budget - Executed marketing initiatives including advertising, discount and incentive programs - Staff management including hiring, scheduling, training, and termination - Inventory management including ordering, receiving, and merchandising - Assisted in planning and execution of major events for Juice Guys Care, 501(c)(3) branch of Nantucket Nectars COMPUTER AND LANGUAGE SKILLS Computers: Microsoft Office Suite 2007, QuickBooks, Certified in Adobe Creative Suite CS2, Atlas Curriculum Mapping Languages: Bilingual-fluent in Spanish AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS National Honor Society, International Award, Italian American Community Center Scholarship, McCarthy Scholarship, Presidential Scholar, Omicron Delta Epsilon, International Honor Society in Economics, Notary Public of New York State AFFILIATIONS Business Teachers Association of New York State (BTANYS), Member Business and Marketing Educators Association (BMEA), Member

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