Educator/Nanny/Artist
Environmental Studies/Theatre
Location: New York, NY, USA
School: University of Vermont
Field of study: Environmental Studies/Theatre

Educator/Nanny/Artist

Education

University of Vermont (UVM), Graduation: May 2019
Majors: Environmental Studies BS, Theater BA, Minors: Food Systems/Music
GPA: 3.68                       
LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and Performing Arts, New York, NY
Major: Voice

Relevant Experience

Learning Pod Teacher, Washington Heights, New York, NY (September 2020-present)
-Teaching two elementary school students during their remote learning days at their homes
-Creating supplementary material outside of school work to help them learn and play

Environmental Educator, YM&YWHA Nursery School, New York, NY (November 2020-present)
-Running environmental program for preschool age children
-Developing curriculum and leading lessons on plants, animals, and the environment

Activity Specialist, Schools Out NYC (SONYC), Columbia Secondary School/YM&YWHA (September 2019-present)
-Teaching middle and high school electives in Sustainability, Cooking, and Gardening curriculum and lesson development for all courses

Farmers Market Manager, Manhattan/Bronx Markets, GrowNYC (April 2020-present)
-Greenmarket manager at Inwood, Columbia, Poe Park, 175th and 97th street markets
-Market reports, SNAP/EBT sales, and COVID-19 social distance management

Compost Coordinator, New Roots Community Farm, GrowNYC (January 2021-present)
-Managing South Bronx community compost site, translating procedures to Spanish

Teacher, Essential Childcare Center (ECC), YM&YWHA (April  2020-September 2020)
-Taught at Essential Childcare Center during COVID-19 pandemic for age groups 5-12
-Helped with assigned schoolwork and lead gardening, art, and circle time

Sustainability Specialist, Summer Youth Employment Program, YM&YWHA (2020)
-Teacher for a five week summer work experience program for high school students

Sustainability Specialist, Learn-Try-Apply, New York Presbyterian Hospital (2020)
-Teacher for an eight week summer work experience program for high school students

Environmental Studies/Theater Thesis (2018-2019)
-Researched on environmental theater, experimental theater, and theater for social change
-Directed play at UVM One Act Festival with sustainable theater techniques

Mindfulness Facilitator, Living Well, University of Vermont (2017-2019)
-Lead meditations at wellness studio and around campus
-Assisted with Living Well events and advertisement

Food Systems Archeological Research in Italy, University of Vermont (Summer 2018)
-Assisted Prof. Mark Usher in excavation on a ancient olive grove in rural Italy
-Created digital maps of the site and dated olive pits and olive trees

Environmental Studies Peer Mentor, University of Vermont (2017-2019)
-Assisted students with class registration and attending prospective student events
-Organized/hosted events for current Environmental Studies students, faculty, and staff

Governors Island Teaching Garden Intern, GrowNYC, New York, NY (Summer 2017)
-Developed urban agriculture curriculum for nursery and elementary age children

Natural Resources Teaching Assistant, Rubenstein School, University of Vermont (2017)
-Led study sessions and meeting with students, and graded tests and papers

Sustainability Academy Intern, Burlington, VT (2017)
-Taught elementary school children about local and healthy foods
-Helped teachers develop lessons around sustainability and gardening

Other Experience: Performance and Crew in Theater, Dance, and Music
Theater: Experience in acting, directing, and lighting design (Stop Shopping Choir, Rooftop Musical Society, UVM Theater Department, Stella Adler Studio of Acting)
Music: Classical/jazz voice training (UVM Music Department, LaGuardia High School)
Dance: Experience in Latin Dance (UVM Salsa Team)

Awards/Honors
Con Edison Environmental Education Grant Recipient, YM&YWHA (2020-2021)
Outstanding Senior in Environmental Studies, University of Vermont (2019)
Ian Worley Award (research with Prof. Mark Usher), University of Vermont (2018)
Outstanding Music Minor, University of Vermont (2018)
Dean’s List, University of Vermont (2016-2019)
Aiken Scholar, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Presidential Scholarship, University of Vermont

Skills
Conversant in Spanish
ArcGIS, Excel, PowerPoint
First Aid/CPR Trained (American Red Cross, 2020)
Certified Mindfulness Facilitator (Living Well, UVM)