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English Composition


 with Gayle Canfield

short description:
English Writing Skills
long description:
Instruction in the skills required to properly research and construct essays, academic subject papers and presentations, including such things as the craft of research (physical and online), APA & MLA requirements, etc.
level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
8:00 to 5:00 pm EST
fee comments:
Fee is per hour. Additional time is payable in 1/2 hour increments at $10.00 per half hour.
 session structure





English Composition

live session

English Writing Skills

1h 0m

total duration: 1h 0m over 1 session(s)
comments: Extra time is available for students who are struggling.

languages: English
duration: 1h 0m
fee: 25US$  (250lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online

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United States

Gayle Canfield

description of :
Teaching is a passion for me. I get an extraordinary sense of satisfaction from helping learners understand how to research and write academic papers.
Teacher's qualifications:
2213 Hawthorne Street | Middletown, OH 45042 | 513-292-8951 |


Exceptionally detailed, organized, and highly-accurate professional with a unique ability to successfully manage multiple administrative projects simultaneously. Proven competencies as an office administrator with the ability to empower others and foster cohesive business environments. Ability to manage organizational capabilities to facilitate productive and streamlined office operations. Deliver outstanding results, increased levels of responsibility and teamwork. Well-developed and mature interpersonal communication skills and ability to work effectively with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds. Core areas of performance includes:

√ Flexible, Out-of-the-Box Creativity √ Absolute Confidentiality
√ Client Relationship Management √ Microsoft Office Suite
√ Effective Communication Skills √ Desktop Publishing Expertise


Morning Star Baptist Church ● West Chester, OH 513-779-4316
Administrative Assistant to Pastor

Provided comprehensive administrative support for a very driven, task-oriented executive. Acted as liaison between pastor and congregation, functioned as the sole office manager, and event coordinator.

Key Contributions:

• Orchestrated initial office setup in new building: Installed software on office computers, purchased new furniture and office equipment/supplies at the best prices; established standard general office and security procedure policies and manuals, templates, and office forms. Implemented and successfully concluded a proposal for a new copier which enabled the church to become self-sufficient in terms of its printing expenses.

• Acted as Events Coordinator: Created database of vendors, purchased materials and implemented arrangements for such events as Backyard Bible Clubs, Visitation and Workers Banquets, Bible and Missions Conferences, National Day of Prayer, and annual Sunday School Campaign and managed time flow activities from initial start to completed project; designed posters, flyers, brochures, tracts, sermon outlines and lesson books; designed and maintained the bi-monthly Warship Briefing newsletter for the Visitation Program.

• Established and maintained hard-copy and electronic filing systems for membership files, church corporate files, and Antioch Baptist College student and course records; maintained online membership directory.

• Managed pastor's calendar; facilitated travel arrangements for pastor and visiting preachers, including airfare, hotel, rental car and other necessities.

• Acted at School Secretary for Lakota Christian School: single-handedly created this school from the ground up; facilitated initial set-up of student record system, procedure and discipline manuals; ordered curriculum and school supplies; handled incoming/outgoing students; coordinated open houses and other events;

• Teacher: Art (Grades 3-6) & Language Arts (Grades 9 & 11)

Community Pregnancy Center ● Middletown, OH 513-424-2229
Director of Grants Acquisition (Volunteer Position)

Identified, developed, and maintained grants that funded programs and services for an established pregnancy center.

Key Contributions:

• Responsible for researching funding opportunities and developing relationships with private and federal agencies; worked effectively and efficiently with program directors in a collaborative approach to expand the number of grants.

• Prepared proposals, budgets, program descriptions, and implemented initial setup of Grants Administrative Department.

• Developed and maintained relationships with prospective and current grant funders; prepared monthly reports for Center's executive director and board of trustees, as well as final narrative reports per funder's requirements.

• Major Accomplishments: Acquired over $30,000 in funding during the first year of operation, including a $10,000 grant for an ultrasound machine.

American Family Insurance ● Mason, OH 513-221-7836
Administrative Assistant to District Manager/Customer Service Representative

Provided organized and detail-oriented administrative support to active, success-driven district manager.

Key Contributions:

• Scheduled and coordinated meetings, interviews, appointments, and community events for busy insurance executive, which also included travel and lodging arrangements; maintained the executive calendar and scheduled meetings and interviews with prospective agents; generated expense reports.

• Served as liaison between the district executive and agents, including setup and arrangements for new agent offices; initial interviewing of agent assistants.

• Composed and edited correspondence from dictation, verbal direction and from the knowledge of policies of established policies and procedures; prepared, transcribed, composed, typed, edited and distributed agendas and minutes of monthly sales meetings.

• Maintained hard copy and electronic filing systems, including agent records; compiled, edited and distributed monthly sales reports, agent effectiveness reports, and district accounting reports to national headquarters.

• Served as the first-contact for customers in policy start-up, handling customer complaints, questions and maintenance for existing policyholders, including initial claims handling.


SIERRA COLLEGE (Rocklin, CA) – Course work in Equine Facility Management with a concentration in farm and breeding facilities management.

CINCINNATI CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY – Course work in Management and Ethics


Dr. Daniel M. Ferrell 513-617-0400
Pastor of Morning Star Baptist Church

Candice Keller 513-424-2229
Executive Director – Community Pregnancy Center

Ron Eatmon 513-221-7836
Agent – State Farm Insurance


• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; Quickbooks, & graphic design/desktop publishing software.
• Managing executive calendar, corporate travel arrangements, payroll, AR/AP
• Experience supporting corporate CEOs and CFOs, District Managers
• Excellent research (internet and other) skills (I leave no stone unturned)
• Absolute confidentiality

Field Familiarity:
• Engineering (Cincinnati Milacron), ● Insurance (American Family Insurance)
• Transportation (Consolidated Freight ● Food service (Groene International)
• Software development (Abraxas Software) ● Sales and marketing (various)
• Non-profit organizations (various) ● Corporate finance (Roto Rooter)
• Communications (AT&T & Hewlett-Packard) ● Horse racing industry (Rising Hill Farms)
• Manufacturing (various)

's preferred teaching style:
My teaching style is relatively informal - more of a mentorship that a teachership. I utilize pertinent, relative materials along with writing prompts and techniques designed to help the student learn how to write, why to write and when NOT to write.

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