Work Experience

10.2005 - Present | Córdoba E-learning Group, Argentina. Technology Consulting Group. Manager of Language Services. Consulting services in the use of technologies for education and training. E-learning Specialist. Certified Public Translator (CTPPC).
03.2011 - Present | Sherton English, Online Instructor. IT Consultant in the use of e-learning technologies for education and business. Freelance Translator in multiple projects for Europe and the USA.
05.2013-01.2014 | People Communicate Ltd., UK
Training Manager. Director of the Training Department: needs assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of training programs on PC´s e-learning platform.
05.2012-05.2013
| People Communicate Ltd., UK
Managing Editor for ESL online courses and corporate training, as well as the People Communicate website and e-learning platform. Cambridge, UK.
07.2011- 03- 2012 |
CTC, E-Learning Specialist. IT and ESL Consultant for Schools. Research applications specialist: EndNote and NVivo. Translation software specialist: TRADOS.
03.2009 - 02.2011  | Thomas More Bilingual School, Cosquín, Córdoba. Director of the first bilingual school in Cosquín, which promotes personalized education, bilingualism Spanish-English, the use of educational technologies, mainstreaming of children with special needs and excellence in sports.
01.2007 - 03.2009 | Bayleaf Bed & Breakfast, Argentina. Owner and Manager of a B&B that hosts full-immersion programs for the acquisition and improvement of  English or Spanish as a foreign language. Program coordinator.
03.2006 - Present | Cluster Kairos, Argentina. Technology and web design. Team member of a corporate e-learning project.
10.2005 - Present | Córdoba Group, Argentina. Technology Consulting Group. Co-manager. Consulting services in the use of technologies for education and training. Language services.
 
Work Experience in the US:
 

2004-2005: CITES Training Services, Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate Hourly Teaching Assistant. Research applications specialist: EndNote and NVivo. Translation software specialist: TRADOS.

2000-2005: Office of Educational Technology, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Graduate Research Assistant, EndNote instructor.

May-August 2002: Abbott Laboratories: Human Resources Internship. Research on communities of practice and Abbott Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), an effort to advance women to top management positions.

2001-2002: Strategic Collaboration Group, Inc. Research Assistant in evaluation and other research projects.

Summer 2000:  University Administration: Operations Supervisor, Illini Union Building, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Spring 1999 to Summer 2000:  Bureau of Educational Research, Resource Opportunities Office, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Research Assistant: funding opportunities for faculty and students.

Spring 2000: Office of Foreign Language Teacher’s Education, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Graduate Assistant. University Supervisor for student-teachers of Spanish as a Second Language: liaison between the University of Illinois and area High Schools in Champaign, Mahomet and Monticello. Improving the quality of teaching Spanish as a second language.

1999-2000: Office of Human Resource Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Graduate Intern. Research for the preparation of the Biennial Conference for Women at the Assembly Hall under the supervision of Lynne Hellmer, Director.

1998-1999:  Web Technology Group, Division of Academic Outreach, Office of Continuing Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate Assistant.

 

Work Experience in Argentina          
              

1. ESL Teaching:

1994-1997: University of Buenos Aires, College of Law-Argentina: Assistant Professor. Instituto  de Enseñanza Superior en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramon Fernández”, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Professor

1994-1997: Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado “Joaquín V. González”, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Professor.

1994-1996: Instituto de Enseñanza Superior “Daguerre”, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Foreign language teacher: English as a Second Language (ESL).

1991-1992: Instituto “Comunicar”, Santa Fe, Argentina: ESL teacher.

1991-1992: Instituto Superior de Profesorado “Almirante Guillermo Brown”, Santa Fe, Argentina: Foreign language teacher.

1987-1988: Instituto de Profesores “Artigas”, Montevideo, Uruguay: ESL teacher.

1986-1988: Colegio “Del Plata”, Montevideo, Uruguay: ESL teacher.

1986-1988: Colegio “Los Pilares”, Montevideo, Uruguay: ESL teacher.

1983-1985: Instituto “Bluebird”, Córdoba, Argentina: ESL teacher.

Occupation: Professor/Teacher in different foreign language disciplines. Translation and Interpretation from English-Spanish/Spanish-English.
 

2. Television Programs Production:

1996-1997: Pramer-Cablevision Buenos Aires-Argentina: Program Producer:

  • Produced first course for Learning English as a Foreign Language.
  • Obtained sophisticated on-line material to enrich the course.
  • Sold several minutes of advertising to different sponsors.

1996-1997Pramer-Cablevision Buenos Aires-Argentina: Program Producer:

  • Produced a talk show on political subjects “Hemos Recorrido un Largo Camino”, hosted by Dolores Pereyra Iraola.
  • Invited relevant political figures to the program: senators, governors.
  • Sold almost all the space for advertising to various sponsors

 1997Canal Rural Satelital Buenos Aires-Argentina: Program Producer:

  • Produced a cultural program dealing with Argentinean Folk Culture, “Como la Tierra Madre”, hosted by Julia Elena Davalos.
  • Invited famous singers and interpreters of Argentinean folk music and
    culture.
  • Sold several minutes of commercials to different sponsors.

Areas of Expertise in Language Teaching:

  • Teacher of English Language and Literature
  • Teacher of English Grammar
  • Teacher of English Phonetics
  • Teacher of English and Spanish as Comparative Teaching, and Translation from one language to the other.
  • Coordinator of the English Department

Technology Expertise:

  • E-learning authoring tools: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Composica, CourseLab.
  • Prezi and Slideshare for Presentations
  • Web-design: WordPress
  • Microsoft Office applications, including FrontPage.
  • Research applications: EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager and NVivo.
  • Concept Mapping: Inspiration and NVivo.
  • Graphics: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Digital Video: Video shooting with digital camcorder. Editing with Adobe Premiere, I-movie and Movie Maker.
  • Databases: EndNote and File Maker Pro
  • Presentations: Microsoft PowerPoint and MS Producer.
  • E-Portfolios using TaskStream
  • E-mail: Outlook, Lotus Notes, and Eudora.
  • Wireless devices: C-Pen and Pocket PC: integration with desktop applications.
  • Classroom management tools: WebCT, WebBoard and BlackBoard.

Human Resources (HR) Expertise:

  • Human Resource Development (HRD)
  • Instructional Technologies (IT)
  • Organizational Development (OD)
  • Training and Development (T&D)
  • Strategic Planning
  • Active learning, teaching and training
  • Instructional design
  • Online learning systems and design
  • Academic Outreach
  • International Human Resources