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Elizabeth M. Donnelly

My E-Mail Address (taidghe@yahoo.com)

Objective:

To find a fulfilling career that makes the best use of my skills.

Education

Eastern Kentucky University

                August 2006 – Present

                Master’s Program in Juvenile Justice and Corrections

Somerset Community College

January 2004-May 2006

AAS in Teacher Preparation

Queen’s University: Belfast, Northern Ireland

September 1998 – April 2000 

MSc(Ed) in Computer Based Learning (incomplete)

 Eastern Kentucky University: Richmond, Kentucky

August 1997 - December 1997

                Completed 9 credit hours towards Master's degree in English.

Graduate Assistant -- taught English composition to incoming freshmen and taught information technology to students in the Computer Lab

 University of Kentucky College of Law: Lexington, Kentucky

      August 1996 - May 1997

            Honors

            * Weldon Shouse Scholarship

            Activities

* Member: Student Bar Association, Women's Law Caucus, Student Public Interest Law Foundation, Race Relations Dialogue Committee

* President: University of Kentucky’s American Civil Liberties Union.

 Eastern Kentucky University: Richmond, Kentucky

Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude, August 1996

            Honors

            * Presidential Scholarship

            * President's List

            * Dean's List

 Somerset Community College: London, Kentucky

Associate of Arts With Very High Distinction, May 1994

            Honors

            * Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

            * Golden Key Honor Society

            * Dean's List

            * Award for Excellence in Literature

                            Activities

                        Reporter for the school newspaper, the Daily Mirror

Experience

August 2006 – Present

                Graduate Assistant to Dr. Lisa Wallace, EKU

September ‘98 - April ‘00

                I volunteered as a tutor for primary students at St. Michael’s Primary in Belfast, Northern Ireland. I completed the training program for the Better Reader Partnership, a companion to the Reading Recovery program.

 Aug. ’97 – Dec. ‘97

                As a teaching assistant at Eastern Kentucky University I was responsible for developing my own lesson plans and deciding on how best to ensure my students achieved departmental goals.  I was also a tutor in the writing center and computer lab.

 Aug. '92 - May '94

Tutor, Somerset Community College/ Laurel County Center

                As the first tutor hired at the Laurel County Center, I was influential in planning the layout of the learning center, as well as determining what the focus and goals of the center should be.  I was responsible for designing and implementing workshops, consulting with instructors to evaluate the specific needs of students, and providing training for new tutors.

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE and ACTIVITIES

 

Currently I am a Team Manager and Fundraiser for our local Rush select soccer club.

I own and manage an online used bookstore.

I volunteer for Christian Appalachian Project.

I have been vice-president of the North Laurel High School Lady Soccer Boosters.  I helped to organize and coach an indoor soccer team consisting of several of the NLHS players.

Author: Authorized biography of actor Sam Neill.

Volunteer: Laubach Literacy Council Instructor (Received certification after completing Kentucky Literacy Commission Basic Tutor Training April 1992),

Red Cross, AIDS Volunteers of Lexington, Salvation Army Bell Ringer,

Assistant Coach: Laurel County Optimist Club Soccer, Parent Volunteer -- London Elementary School.

 

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