SANAN SASHA PHUTRAKUL
130 00 Praha 3
tel.: 420 271 737 473
mobil: 420 607 930 067
PERSONAL DATA Date of Birth: 19 February 1976
Marital Status: Single
Nationality: United States of America
Personal Qualities: Independent, leader-oriented, reliable, open-minded, objective, fair, communicate ideas easily, enjoy people, work very well under stress, quick learner, multilingual, get things done
Interests: Succeeding, sport & fitness, politics, social issues, European languages, good food, traveling, music, film, dance and cultural events
EDUCATION FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY. Miami, Florida
Master of Arts, Summer 2006
· Major in Comparative Sociology
· Thesis: Cultural Production and the Female Body: Billboard Advertising in the Czech Republic
Bachelor of Arts, August 1998
· Major in English Literature; Minor in Comparative Sociology
Microsoft Training, Spring 2005
· Implementing Managing and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment
01/06-Present SELF-EMPLOYED. Translator and Interpreter. Czech-English. Mainly technical manuals and handbooks. Listed in the Czech Trade Register through the Municipal Justice in Prague.
09/05-Present ENGLISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PRAGUE. Czech Republic
LAN Administrator. Implement, manage and maintain computer network at the workplace; troubleshoot problems.
09/01-Present ENGLISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PRAGUE. Czech Republic
ESL Coordinator. Responsible for the implementation and management of the ESL programme for a major international school. Duties include recruitment of new staff, developing curriculum and employee appraisal.
08/00-09/01 VISTA WELCOME, Language School. Prague, Czech Republic
English Language Instructor. Teaching Business English as a foreign language.
05/00-06/00 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY. Miami, Florida
Lecturer. Department of Sociology / Anthropology.
Course Taught: Introduction to Sociology
08/99-06/00 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY. Miami, Florida
Teacher Associate. Department of Sociology / Anthropology.
08/98-08/00 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY. Miami, Florida
Assistant Coordinator. Study Abroad Program to Prague, Czech Republic. Responsibilities entailed assisting in program organizing and planning.
09/95-08/98 BANK OF AMERICA (formerly BARNETT BANK, INC). Miami, FloridaSales and Service Associate. Responsible for maintaining customer accounts and selling a wide range of financial services.
02/94-09/95 ITI MARKETING SERVICES, INC. Miami Lakes, Florida
Team Sales Supervisor. Responsible for sales team involved in direct marketing of credit card products.
06/94-09/95 ITI MARKETING SERVICES, INC. Miami Lakes, Florida
Job Trainer. Responsible for training new staff in credit card service sales.
SKILLS Very people-oriented and sociable. Can come up with creative ideas for business. Very quick learner. Technically proficient in IBM compatible PCs. Programs include: MS Windows Server 2003 Standard Ed; MS Office 2000/2003/XP; Adobe PhotoShop, PageMaker, and Acrobat; FTP clients and most utilities. Excellent researching information in all types of media. Organizing events.
AWARDS, MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Florida, USA). Teacher certification DISTINCTIONS in English language for grades 6-12.
AND TEFL CERTIFICATE. (Teacher of English as a Foreign Language) Certified CERTIFICATES by ITC International, Prague, CZ, 1st September 2000.
ECDL (ICDL). European Computer Driving License. Certificate demonstrating proficiency in Microsoft Office 2000/XP Professional.
STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (1998 and 1999). Six-week academic program offered by FIU on Czech literature and politics.
SIGMA TAU DELTA. Member, Alpha Alpha Alpha Chapter, International English Honor Society.
DEAN’S LIST. Florida International University.
LOWRIDER MAGAZINE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD (1995)
TEACHER ASSISTANTSHIP (1999 and 2000). Department of Sociology/Anthropology, Florida International University.
PROFESSIONAL IN OUR FACES 2005. Gender studies conference. Paper presenter.
ACTIVITIES INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL PRAGUE 2003. Educational workshop
“Reading skills” by Jill Eggleton. Reading resources and developing reading scheme in schools.
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL PRAGUE 2002. Educational workshop
“Brain Matters: Translating Research to Classroom Practise” dealing with memory and the human brain.
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION (LASA) 2000. Miami, Florida. March 16th through 19th.
CULTURAL CHANGE AND URBAN CONTEXTS CONFERENCE 2000. Manchester, UK. Urban studies conference sponsored by Manchester Metropolitan University and Manchester University, September 8th through 10th. Paper presenter.
EUROPEAN COUNCIL OF INT’L SCHOOLS 2003. Annual conference participant.
LANGUAGES ENGLISH Native language
SPANISH Native language
CZECH Speaking ability: Fluent non-native
Writing ability: Intermediate non-native
Reading ability: Upper-Intermediate non-native
COMMUNITY LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION (LASA) 2000
SERVICE CONGRESS STAFF. Miami, Florida. Staff Volunteer.
SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY SOCIETY of FIU. President 1997 and 1998. Vice President 1997. Co-editor of People’s Journal 1995 through 1997. SOCIETY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION of FIU. This society’s goal is to fight for the preservation of the ecological welfare of the surrounding community.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY. Miami, Florida. This organization helps build homes for lower-income families. I volunteered to help build these homes continuously through my college career.
FEEDING THE HOMELESS. Homestead, Florida. Distributing food to needy families.
DADE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION. Miami, Florida. This group aids immigrants in attaining citizenship in the United States through naturalization drives and also supports the Democratic Party in campaigning for office.
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