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Savannah Lee Windham Travesía Juan de Herrera 3 Edificio El Cantón 5°B San Vicente de la Barquera (Cantabria) 39540 Spain savannah.windham@gmail.com 653078898 (Spain)

PERSONAL INFORMATION Born: Nationality: Marital Status: Current Occupation:

5 April 1990 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA American Single English Teaching Assistant

EDUCATION University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Arts in English, Literature University Honors GPA: 3.78

Lawrence, Kansas May 2012

Olathe East High School High School Diploma GPA: 3.94

Olathe, Kansas May 2008

WORK EXPERIENCE Ministry of Education, Spain S. Vicente de la Barquera & Potes, Spain Teacher/Conversation Workshop Leader November 2012 – Present Currently work as a principal teacher of four separate English Conversation Workshops for students ages 16-18. Solely responsible for all class duties, including teaching and preparation. Classes are 1 hour and meet once per week. Ministry of Education, Spain San Vicente de la Barquera, Spain English Conversation Teaching Assistant October 2012 – Present Currently work as a teaching assistant in English language classrooms (grades 6-12) sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Education. Duties include lesson planning, materials preparation, teaching, and providing classroom assistance at discretion of head teacher. 12 hrs/week.

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Ministry of Education, Spain Potes, Spain English Conversation Teaching Assistant November 2012 – Present Began 2nd position as English Teaching Assistant for grades 6-12 in November. Same duties as above position. 12 hrs/week. Camp Akeela Thetford Center, VT, USA Camp Counselor June 2012 – August 2012 Worked for 8 weeks as a camp counselor for children ages 9-17 with Asperger’s and Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NLD). The position required leading activities, providing 24-hour social and emotional support to campers, and responding to a variety of camper behaviors. Full-time position. Lawrence Public Schools Lawrence, Kansas, USA Special Education Paraeducator January 2012 – May 2012 Duties included providing support to special education students within the regular classroom setting, one-to-one and small group instruction with children during reading and math pull-out sessions, and implementing positive behavioral supports to SPED children with behavioral disorders. Full-time position. Transportation Research Institute Lawrence, Kansas, USA Media Relations Intern January 2011 – December 2011 Wrote articles for the University of Kansas Transportation Research Institute (KUTRI). Interviewed campus faculty and staff, reported on news for the institute. ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE Women’s Leadership Institute June 2011 – July 2011 Helped to create cultural experiences for the program participants and participated in various activities to expose them to the US way of life. Institute was part of the US State Department initiative to build better relations with countries at risk in the Middle East and North Africa. University of East Anglia Study Abroad Program September 2010 – December 2010 Participated in the Great Britain Direct Exchange program through KU Study Abroad in Norwich, UK, studying literature and creative writing. Kiosk, President and Editor August 2009 – May 2012 Served as a member of the editorial staff and President for the undergraduate student submission magazine published biannually. Primarily edited students’ fiction and prose. Poetry Independent Study Spring 2010 Pursued an independent study project focusing on avant-garde modern poetry and its relation to modernist/minimalist music.

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AIESEC Organizing Committee VP of Finance February 2010 Devised and implemented the budget for the Spring 2010 “Regional Kickoff Seminar” with 100+ members in attendance. Also organized catering for the event and oversaw all logistics during the 3-day conference. AIESEC Out-Going Exchange Team Manager January 2010 – May 2010 Was responsible for putting students through the online system, preparing them for their cultural exchange, and acting as a liaison between the United States and the intern’s host country. KU Fencing Club, Treasurer August 2009 – May 2010 Responsibilities included membership dues, fundraising, reimbursements, event planning, budgeting, and serving as a representative for the club at Sports Club Council meetings. Olathe East Orchestra August 2006 – May 2008 Served as concertmaster and section leader for the 80+ member ensemble. Specific accomplishments include performing as concertmaster and soloist in Carnegie Hall. Kansas City Youth Symphony Participated as 1st violin, 2nd violin, and section leader.

August 2005 – May 2008

1st Dan Black Belt, World Taekwondo Federation August 2004 st Received 1 degree black belt from Master Ko’s Black Belt Academy in Overland Park, Kansas. LANGUAGES English: Spanish:

Native Intermediate (written/spoken)

Spanish Courses Intensive Elementary Spanish Intermediate Spanish I Intermediate Spanish II Spanish Grammar and Composition Intermediate Spanish Conversation

Credit Hours 5 3 3 3 2

OTHER MERITS Foreign Study Scholarship Mary Klayder Scholarship English Faculty Memorial Award Freshman Merit Scholarship

2010 2010 2009 2008

References Available upon Request

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