Resume & Experience

Catherine M. Needham
PO Box 872885
Vancouver, WA 98787-2885
Mobile: 360-907-2623
Day & Evening: 360-326-3442

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Country of Citizenship: United States of America

Veterans Preference: 10 point preference based on spouse, widow, widower, or mother
preference (see attached)

Availability Job Type: Permanent, Temporary, Seasonal

Work Schedule: Full Time, Part Time, Shift Work

Desired Work: Undergraduate, Graduate, Mid-Career Professional, Mission
Environment Focused, Experienced Professionals

Desired Locations: US-CA, OR, WA, AE, AA

Work Experience:
Clark College – Student Intern June 2012 – August 2012
Under Mark Gaither worked as a team member to produce educational videos, editing, writing, proofing, and rewrite when necessary. Created e-book using Xcode.
Clark College Corporate and Continuing Education Dept.
October 2012 – June 2014
Tutored students in the Certified Nursing Assistant program in English.
Legacy Schools, Kitale Kenya Jan 4, 2011 – May 28, 2011
English teacher
Kibomet Secondary School, Kitale Kenya Mar 15 – May 28, 2011
Volunteer English teacher to 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students.
Main objective: speaking English with 7th & 8th graders, and
literature and composition with 9th graders.
Supervisor’s Name: Steve Muttai 254 0725212118 (Kenya)
US Army Reserves 104th Division (IT) Feb 2007 – Dec. 2008
Family Readiness Volunteer
Assisted Family readiness officer and coordinator with calling
families of deployed soldiers and checking to see if families had
any needs or concerns. Directed families to where they could get
help or referred call to either the Family Readiness officer or Michelle Kochosky. Assisted with writing monthly newsletter and helped with distribution.
Supervisor’s Name: Michelle Kochosky 503-956-4859
New Generation Christian School, Vancouver, Wa
Jan 2006 – June 2007
English Teacher
Primary English teacher for the high school. Prepared and taught lessons to 2 different classes, tutored students in 2 different levels of arithmetic, and collaborated with other teachers to enhance, develop, and input curriculum into the classroom.
Supervisor’s Name: Michelle Bishop 360-944-3905
Evergreen School District, Vancouver, Wa
Substitute Teacher Sept 2004 – Dec 2005
On call for district 5 days a week. Worked with various cultural
groups and presented teachers curriculum to every student in the
classroom. Developed student/teacher relationships as time
Duraguard Products, Inc. Vancouver, Wa. Nov. 1999 – May 2003
Shipping Manager, Customer Service, AR/AP
Began as shipping clerk, moved to supervisor of shipping and receiving within one year. Then moved to Import freight manager where I processed all paperwork associated with all international shipments. Worked in conjunction with customer service with assisting with customer requests. Also managed accounts receivable & payables under guidance of controller.
Supervisor’s name: Sheryl Schwartz 360-571-9681

Clark College – Vancouver, Wa
Associate Applied Science
110 Quarter hours completed
Major: Graphic Communications
GPA: 3.17 out of 4.0

Washington State University – Vancouver, Wa
Master’s Degree – July 2004
45 Semester hours
Major: Secondary Education
GPA: 3.97 out of 4.0
Residence Teaching Certificate, Secondary Education
Certificate no.: 419610A

Washington State University – Vancouver, Wa
Bachelor’s Degree – Dec 2002
60 Semester hours
Major: English
GPA: 3.61 out of 4.0
Professional Writing Certificate

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
Gold Star Wives of America

Professional Publications:
Timber Wolf Family News Letter
Wolf Print 104th Div (IT) Special Issue
TAPS Magazine – Article on Loss Recovery
The Phoenix – Clark College Literary and Art Journal – Production Design Manager

Sheryl Schwartz, Controller
Duraguard Products, Inc

Robert Hughes
Division Chair Computer Technology/Graphic Communications
Clark College

Kathrena Halsinger, Professor
Division Chair Art Department
Clark College

Dr. Kay Davis
Senior English Language Officer (Ret.)
Department of State


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