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Jade Sharify

Jade Sharify

Assessment Editor

UniversityNow, Inc.

Assessment Editor at UniversityNow, Inc.

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UniversityNow, Inc.

Assessment Editor

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Peace Corps

Peace Corps Volunteer

•Utilized interactive methods to teach multi-level English learners in both formal and extracurricular settings over the course of 24 months
•Developed and strengthened English curricula for grades 2-11 so that the lessons would be more accessible and beneficial for English teachers and students
•Trained and evaluated Azerbaijani teachers in lesson planning and classroom management
•Rewrote and revised textbooks for the Azerbaijani Ministry of Education to ensure curricular materials corresponded with grade levels and incorporated engaging activities and meaningful assignments
•Established and coordinated extracurricular activities including English conversation clubs, art clubs, sport clubs, and summer camps for students (grades 4-11) in Boradigah village
•Provided consistent documentation and evaluation of progress for in-school and extracurricular activities

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Academy of Art University

Undergraduate Admissions Representative

•Managed a portfolio of 2000+ prospective online and onsite undergraduate students, providing support and guidance in-person, over the phone, and via email
•Communicated current and accurate information about the Academy’s academic programs, resources, policies, and procedures
•Executed all tasks in compliance with University and department policies and procedures, as well as all applicable state and/or federal regulations and laws
•Engaged students in order to determine an educational program and career path that aligned with their personal and professional goals
•Maintained detailed records using Customer Relationship Management platforms (Salesforce and PeopleSoft)

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One to World

Global Classroom Fellow

•Facilitated Global Classroom in-school and after-school programs in K-12 New York City Public Schools to develop cross-cultural understanding and global awareness among youth in NYC
•Coordinated and developed ‘Global Careers and Education’ program designed to equip high school seniors with basic tools, skills, and knowledge needed in today’s workforce
•Advised and assisted international university-level students and Fulbright scholars in the development and implementation of culture and career workshops for high school seniors
•Documented and evaluated the program through weekly observation reports, data collection, and survey analysis in order to provide final program recommendations

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Teachers College, Columbia University

Editor-In-Chief of Global Update Newsletter

•Designed and created the spring newsletter for the International Educational Development (IED) and Comparative International Education (CIE) programs at Teachers College (TC) that shares recent TC accomplishments in the field of international education
•Collaborated with the Department Chair of TC’s International and Transcultural Studies to develop and organize the newsletter content so it highlighted alumni, faculty, student and department achievements
•Maintained constant communication with newsletter contributors to provide any necessary assistance and to ensure timely submission of articles
•Evaluated newsletter submissions and edited articles for content and grammar
•Designed and formatted the newsletter layout using Adobe InDesign software so that it was aesthetically pleasing while maintaining a professional and academic appearance

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Academia Language School

ESL Instructor

•Developed curriculum for beginning and advanced grammar and conversation classes
•Addressed the individual educational needs of students by differentiating the curriculum based on students’ individual English levels
•Created lessons on American culture and facilitated discussions and activities on students’ cultural backgrounds to encourage cross-cultural understanding and global awareness
•Organized extracurricular activities for foreign students to foster intercultural exchange and enhance students' study abroad experience

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Teachers College of Columbia University

Master of Arts (M.A.), International Educational Development

Washington State University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communication; Spanish