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April L

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Completed Orders 101
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Repeat Clients 48%
Last Login 9/29/2016
Location Ruston, LA
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
April has a bachelor of science in social policy and a master's degree in education. As an undergraduate, she completed an internship at the National School Boards Association. There, she had the opportunity to compose an article on the potential pitfalls of bilingual education. The piece was published in their National Education Policy Network periodical. During her undergraduate and graduate years, April wrote a variety of research papers, article critiques, and reports on student work.
Interests
April is interested in natural living, education, (conservative) politics, and arts and crafts and related projects that encourage creativity.
Education
Louisiana Tech University Education, Master's

April completed a graduate program in education with a concentration in teaching blind students. Coursework introduced students to methods of teaching skills specific to blind learners (i.e., Braille, traveling the the long white cane, and adaptive technology), as well as general child development. April completed research and student teaching, working with blind students, many of whom also had additional disabilities.


Northwestern University Social Policy, Bachelor of Science

April completed an undergraduate degree program in social policy, which encompassed the fields of political science, economics, and sociology. Coursework centered around law and government, mental health care, and education. April completed an internship at the National School Boards Association and the Northern European Field Studies Program in Norway. Topics covered involved social policy in the European Union and comparative studies of social systems in countries that had not yet joined the EU.


Honors and Awards
Certificate of Leadership April completed a leadership course offered in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana. The course offers aspiring leaders the opportunity to explore various sectors in the community, such as education, industry, and healthcare. At the end of the program, students traveled to the state capital to observe legislative proceedings. Participants were also require to attend events in the community such as city council meetings, school board meetings, and city court.

Projects by Industry
Education

April wrote article critiques and case studies while in graduate school. While working at a summer youth program for blind children and teens. she also wrote weekly reports on student progress. April composed longer, more detailed reports while serving as an interim instructor teaching older students in the adult training program at the Louisiana Center for the Blind.

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As an undergraduate, April completed a project with a team of students and staff to assist what was then the Department of Health and Human Services. DHHS staff wanted to compile a list of online resources to assist homeless people in the greater Chicago area. Students working on the project were given the task of finding resources and including Internet links to localize the resources and also make them easier to find online.

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As an undergraduate, April worked with a team of students and a supervising faculty member to complete a research project for the Department of Health and Human Services. The Department wanted to compile and organize a list of online resources to help staff offer better services to the homeless in the greater Chicago Area. Students compiled lists of resources, including links, to make the needed information more accessible to DHHS personnel.

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Article

As an undergraduate, April wrote an article for publication while interning at the National School Boards Association. The article discussed some of the potential drawbacks of bilingual education in the typical American classroom. The position taken in the article was presented through research, not merely opinion. The article appeared in a bimonthly NSBA publication.

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