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 with Latrish Tarhini






short description:
Provide information, guidance, and preparation for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) examination
 
long description:
GED Test Preparation
Develop reading, writing, mathematics and decision-making skills for application in real life.
Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses

 
level of difficulty:
all welcome
 
minimum class size:
3
 
availability:
Monday through Friday
 
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Instructor (GED

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Provide information, guidance, and preparation for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) examination


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total duration: 1h 0m over 1 session(s)
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languages: English
duration: 1h 0m
fee: 60US$  (600lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online

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United States


Latrish Tarhini



description of :
Seven years in adult ed
 
Teacher's qualifications:
Elaine Tarhini
3319 Rainshore Drive
Katy, Texas 77449
(281) 829-0850 Home
(713)391-9676 Cell
elaine.tarhini@yahoo.com

Education:
Master of Business Administration, MBA
University of Phoenix, Houston Campus September 2006
School of Management and Applied Sciences

Bachelor of Business Administration , BBA
Sam Houston State University, May 2000
School of Business Management and Economic Development


Professional Development Business Training:
Telephone Courtesy & Customer Service (2003-2006)
Personality Power Training (2003-2005)
The Power of Teams (2003-2005)
Leadership Power Training (2003-2004)
Adapting to Change Training (2003-2004)
Ethics: The Good, the Bad and Avoid the Ugly (2003)
HR Sexual Harassment Training (2003-2004)
Branding & Media Policies (2004)
Leadership Power-Management (2004)
Technical Product & Sales (2000-2003)
Education Sales (2002-2006)
Retail Sales Management Training (1995-2000)
Financial Insurance Sales Training (2000-2001)

Professional Development Education and Technical Training
(ABE) Adult Basic Education Training (2007-Present)
(TESOL)Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (2007-Present)
(CPE)Continuing Education for Adult Learners Training (HCDE) (2007-Present)
(ESL) English As A Second Language Assessment Training (2008-Present)
Certification Training for TABE (2007-Present)
Best Plus Training for ESL(2007-Present)
Best Plus Literacy for ESL (2007-Present)
ESL for Workplace Literacy (2009-Present)
Help Desk and Troubleshooting Training (2003-Present)
Windows and Office Basics Training (2000-Present)

Certificates, Honors and Awards:
Certified Sales Training (2000-Present)
Top Sales Performer, Ikon Office Solutions (2000-2003)
Top Business Development Representative, University of Phoenix (2005-2006)
Top Enrollment Advisor, University of Phoenix (2003-2004)
Exemplary Customer Service Award, University of Phoenix (2003)
Exemplary Performance Award, University of Phoenix (2004)
Exemplary Performance Award, University of Phoenix (2005)
Shining Star, University of Phoenix (2003-2005)
Certified TABE (Texas Adult Basic Education) Examiner/Instructor (2008)
Best Plus Certified (English A Second Language) Instructor (2007-08)
International Education Training (LAAF) (2009)

Corporate Training Experience:
Training Specialist, IKON Office Solutions, Houston, Texas, (October 2000 –September 2002)
Duties: Plan training , organize and direct new representatives in the first
three months on the job; Counsel and arrange on the job training to improve and strengthen skills.
Supervisor: Anita Green, 40-50 hours weekly.

Corporate Education Training Liaison, Apollo Group, Houston, Texas, (April 2001-2007)
Duties: Conduct ongoing needs assessments, analyzed overall organizational
development requirements in the business community, and ensure training
programs support for company vision, goals and objectives. Research, customize
and deliver employee soft skills training, including customer service, conflict
resolution, time management, supervisory, effective communication, and team
building skills.
Supervisor: Vance Ratliff, MBA, 40 hours weekly

Corporate Quarterly Seminar, South Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce; Young Professionals Organization (April 2005- May 2006)
Duties: Conducted seminars to various sized businesses and individuals. Seminars
Included: “How to Find the Business That’s Right for You! and Hiring and
Training Employees”
Under the Supervision of: Karen Yeates, 4 hours weekly

Financial Analyst , Principle Financial Group., (May 2000- October 2000)
Duties: Prospected for clients based on over 80-100 telemarketing cold calls daily.
Prospected new corporate accounts through 2-3 network marketing events per
week. Closed 3-5 new accounts per month for first year out of college
Commission only 30-40 hours weekly

Major Technical Executive, IKON Office Solutions (2000-2002)
Duties: Provided administrative and training support for clients with staff of 100-
1,000 employees. Planned and coordinated department workflow analysis for a
staff of 50-100 employees.
Under the Supervision of Anita Green 40 hours weekly

Technical VOIP Executive, Allegiance Telecommunications (2002-2002)
Duties: Facilitated 2-3 Brown Bag Luncheons per month to secure new Corporate
Accounts. Developed over 50 new CEO-level business relationships with clients
to hit revenue targets. Participated in community and industry related events to
develop new businesses. Also worked with Community leaders and with
Community Organizers.

Education Liason Executive, University of Phoenix, Apollo Group (2004-2005)
Duties: Facilitated 15-20 Lunch and Learn educational seminars every month for
Fortune 500 companies. Conducted educational consulting services to Fortune
500 companies specializing in business focused development programs. Planned
and organized Company Sponsored Employee Benefit Seminars such as,
Employee Education Needs, Educational and Financial Planning.
Under the Supervision of Vance Ratliff , MBA

President and CEO, Advanced Career Consulting , (January 2007 – Present)
Planned and organize strategic and executive plan of business venture. Grew business to over 20 business and education contracts. Developed training support tools specializing in the adult workforce. Private for ESL tutoring for students who wish to improve English fluency. GED Private tutoring for students needing to meet the GED test requirements.
5-10 hours weekly.

Education Facilitation and Classroom Instruction Experience

Educational Counseling, Apollo Group, 2002 - 2003.
Duties: Counseling and Career Advisement
Recruited students for weekly counseling and registration. Managed registration orientations and student advisements.
Under the supervision of Wade Davis MM/HRM. 30-45 hours weekly.

Area Coordinator, Learning and Achievement Foundation (LAAF) (2009-Present)
Plan and execute student recruitment and host Families for Foreign Exchange Students
Interview and screen family candidates to determine Family host acceptance
Actively involved in local Independent School Districts (ISD)
Establish sound relationships with PTA leaders and community group leaders
Pre organized meetings and monthly individual assessments and surveys

Instructor (GED) Harris County Department of Education (September 2007-Present) Locations; HCC-Westgate/Notre-Dame Catholic Church and School/Asian Cultural and Economic Community Center.
Provide information, guidance, and preparation for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) examination
Manage open enrollment of a multi-level class and administer TEA approved assessments for adult learners
Develop reading, writing, mathematics and decision-making skills for application in real life.
Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses
Distance and Site Education Instructor (ESL) Harris County Department of Education (September 2007- Present)
Develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination
Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods including lectures, discussions, and demonstrations
Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate

Campus Instructor (ESL) Houston Community College (September 2008-Present)
Administered Oral and Written Assessment Testing to new enrollment
Provided aid to foreign students in acquiring fluency in spoken English.
Classroom management in communicative parts, involving grammar study, oral
exercises, dialogues, and student role playing.
Instruct students individually and in groups in all four language skills (listening,
Speaking, reading, and writing)
Expand student vocabulary, develop pronunciation skills, and write simple English
Sentences and short paragraphs.
Incorporate and customize student levels in vocabulary, their English usage, and
cultural contents that meet the needs of new workplace employers and employees.

Online Instructor (GED) Houston Community College (September 2009-Present)
Economic Community Center.-Spring Branch Campus
Provide information, guidance, and preparation for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) examination
Manage open enrollment of a multi-level class and administer TEA approved assessments for adult learners
Develop reading, writing, for application in real life.
Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses



Professional Organizations and Honor Societies:
National Adult Education Honor Society (2007-Present)
Cy Fair Chamber Education Committee (2004- Present)
South Montgomery County Woodlands Chamber of Commerce (2005-Present)
Young Professional Network (2005-Present)
Spring ISD Advisory Counsel Board (Business and Technology Committee)
(2005-2006)
Houston Area Urban League (2004-Present)
Houston Minority Business Council (2005-Present)
Texas LEARNS Member (2007-Present)
TALAE (Texas Adult Literacy Adult Education) (2007-Present)
TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2007- Present)












































References:

Joycelynn Flowers-Ashton MA, Adjunct Faculty, University of Phoenix (NW/Online Campus) (Devry University) Houston, Texas
Voice: 713-409-2287

Wendy Johnson, Ph.D., Director of Academic Affairs, University of Phoenix (Main
Campus) Houston, Texas Voice: .

Gary Selman, MA, Career Coach, Windsor Village Houston, Texas
Voice: 713-868-8980.

Crystal Adams, Corporate Relations Specialist, University of Phoenix, Houston, Texas
Voice: 713-507-9707.

Bernadette Drayden-Porter MA., Faculty & Academic Counseling Manager, University
of Phoenix (Main Campus) Houston, Texas Voice: 713-576-3854.

Crystal Allen, MAOM. Asst. to the Dean (Recruitment & Retention), Prairie View A&M
University, Prairie View, Texas. Voice: 936-857-4310.

Karen Yeates, Educational Advisor, University of Phoenix, Tampa, FL
Voice:281-304-0591

Kimberly Carey MM/HRM, Corporate Recruiter, Kelly Services, Houston, Texas
Voice: 281-785-9903

Montray Porter, MA, Teacher, Houston Independent School District,, Sylvan Learning Center, Houston, Texas
Voice:832-330-5394

Wade Davis, MAOM, Manager, University of Phoenix, Houston, Texas,
Voice: 504-270-4281

Vance Ratliff, MBA, Senior Corporate Education, University of Phoenix, Houston,
Texas, Voice: 832-667-4548

Teresa Washburn-Grant, Finance Manager, Apollo Group Houston, Texas, 77064
Voice: 713-851-0805

Honorable Beverly Kaufman, County Clerk, Harris County, Houston, Texas
Voice: 713-755-6411






L. ELAINE TARHINI
elaine.tarhini@att.net
3319 Rainshore Drive (281) 829-0850 (Home)
Katy, Texas 77449 (713) 391-9676 (Cell)


SUMMARY

A position that will utilize an individual with a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors degree in Business Administration Specializing in International Business and Economics. With over twelve years of sales, business development and marketing experience. And five years of teaching in Adult Workforce Education. A strong communicator who builds trust and rapport with students, staff members, customers and community leaders. Demonstrated ability to motivate and influence others to accomplish real-world results.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE



HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 2008- Present
Online and Campus Instructor (English as a Second Language) (GED)
• Provide aid to foreign students in acquiring fluency in spoken English.
• Classroom management in communicative parts, involving grammar study, oral
exercises, dialogues, and student role playing.
• Instruct students individually and in groups in all four language skills (listening,
speaking, reading, and writing)
• Expand student vocabulary, develop pronunciation skills, and write simple English
sentences and short paragraphs.
• Incorporate and customize student levels in vocabulary, their English usage, and
• Incorporate contents that meet the needs of new workplace employers and employees.
• Administered testing scores, and evaluate standardized baseline and progress assessments to testing adult education students under federally and state funded Adult Education programs.
• Advised students of their initial entry level and progress testing.
HARRIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2007- Present
GED Math Campus Instructor, GED Reading and Writing Distance Instructor, Campus and Distance ESL Instructor,
HCDE (2008)

• Manage multi-level class and administer TEA approved Ged assessments for adult learners
• Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination
• Provided Math, Reading and Writing instruction techniques to students individually as well as a group
• Lesson Planning in a multi level Classroom
• Taught skilled problem solving skills in Finite Math, Math for the Workforce, Algebra, and Geometry


UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX (APOLLO GROUP, INC.), Houston, TX 2003 - 2007
Education Liaison Executive and Admissions Advisor
• Recruited as admissions representative to recruit and enroll students into degree programs and continuing education courses
• Recruited up to 360 employees from companies for continued educational and training purposes
• Promoted to corporate relations department to grow Northern Houston territory.
• Secured 254 new business to- business relationships with companies totaling 100-1000 employees.
• Facilitated 15-20 Lunch and Learn educational seminars per month for Fortune 100 and 500 companies.
• Established rapport and trust with C- level executives and vendors to implement onsite employee training classes for a staff of 200-500.
• Conducted educational consulting services to Fortune 500 companies specializing in business focused development programs.
• Planned and coordinated Education Fairs with over 12-15 schools for schools with 2500 –5000 students, staff and faculty employees.

ALLEGIANCE TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Houston, TX 2002 - 2002
Account Executive
• Recruited as account executive to grow and develop new business in Greater Houston area.
• Managed sale of Voice, Data, and IP products totaling $25,000 to meet monthly revenue targets.
• Facilitated 2-3 brown bag luncheons per month to secure new corporate accounts.
• Responsible for daily sales activity log (40 telemarketing calls and 40 heavy cold calling).
• Developed over 50 new key CEO-level business relationships with clients to hit revenue targets.
• Participated in community and industry related events to develop new businesses.
• Achieved 100% of quota and helped to increase company market share through cold calling.
• Increased monthly sales revenue by $20,000 in first month.

IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS CORP., Houston, TX 2000-2002
Major Account Executive
• Secured over 100 new business transactions totaling 1,400,000 in sales revenue.
• Provided administrative and training support for clients with staff of 100-1,000 employees.
• Planned and coordinated department workflow analysis for a staff of 50 to 100 employees.
• Increase sales revenue by $100,000 in 4 months; achieved 100% sales quota every month.
• Conducted sales presentations for accounts totaling $40,000 with 100-1,000 employees.
• Promoted within 4 months to major accounts manager responsible for over 160 accounts.
• Developed, and executed strategic sales in assigned territory to achieve assigned targets.
• Identified sales opportunities and worked with Sales Management to close opportunities.
• Conducted large customer presentations for accounts totaling over $40,000.

PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP, Houston, TX 1999 - 2000
Financial Rep Internship, Temporary Group I License
• Provided guidance and innovative solution planning needs of individuals and businesses.
• Prospected for clients based on over 80-100 telemarketing cold calls daily.
• Prospected new corporate accounts through 2-3 network marketing events per week.
• Generated 5 new business accounts through corporate referrals.
• Closed 3-5 new accounts per month for first year out of college.

EXPRESS / THE LIMITED CORPORATION, Houston, TX 1998 - 1999
Sales Manager
• Recruited as Brand Partner and promoted to Sales Manage’ managed staff of 10-15 employees.
• Provided superior customer service and contributed to an optimum shopping experience.
• Provided information on current fashions; helped locate merchandise with the store and different departments to understand the customer needs.
• Conducted interviews and background checks for new hires and conducted performance reviews; conducted Sales Seminars and Training for new hires.
• Awarded Top Sales Performer, and several monetary awards for exemplary customer service.

CHRISTINE’S/AGACI, Houston, TX 1997 - 1998
Sales Manager
• Recruited and hired as Manager in Training.
• Promoted to Store Manager within 3 months.
• Managed a $1,000,000 store and trained 6-10 new sales associates.
• Managed budget and payroll on a daily basis; increased sales volume up to 65% in less than 6 months; decreased high shrink percentage by 13% in less than 6 months.
• Received several awards for “Top Sales Performer” including a call from the President.
• Received Exemplary Performance Award during the President’s visit to the store.







EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
M.B.A., Management, University of Phoenix 2006
B.B.A. International Business & Economics, Sam Houston State University 2000


AWARDS / AFFLIATIONS

Top Sales Performer, Top Business Development Representative, Top Enrollment Advisor
Exemplary Customer Service Award, Exemplary Performance Award
Cy Fair Chamber Education Committee
South Montgomery County Woodlands Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Network
Spring ISD Advisory Counsel Board (Business and Technology Committee)
Houston Area Urban League, Houston Minority Business Council










 
's preferred teaching style:
Enthusiastic and compassionate
 



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