Resume

Lawrence L. Bish

2217 Charles Town Road
Kearneysville, WV 25430
Cell: (304) 671-3061
Email: larrybish@gmail.com

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Conversant in Spanish
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experienced and empathic teacher
  • Excellent  communicator and public speaker
  • Adept at learning new skills and concepts quickly
  • Computer literate

EXPERIENCE:

Berkeley County Schools (304) 267-3500                                       401 S. Queen St.

Substitute Teacher Martinsburg, WV 25401

  • Taught high school and middle school.
  • Primary subjects: English, Music, Spanish and Technology

K&B Music Center (304) 264-4463                                                                                      1591 Winchester Ave.

Private Music Teacher Martinsburg, WV 25401

  • Provided private individual instruction in guitar and voice

 

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.  (800) 899-6665 2191 Ridgetop Cir. Suite 100       

Software Trainer/Consultant Dulles, VA 20166

  • Trained federal government contractors and administrative

personnel to use PRISM, a web-based procurement software suite

  • Provided consultancy and on-site training to various federal agencies

EastRidge Health Systems, Inc. (304) 263-8954                                                            235 S. Water St.

Mental Health Technician/Day Treatment Educator/Case Manager Martinsburg, WV 25401

  • Provided therapeutic living environment for persons with profound

and chronic mental illness

  • Facilitated treatment plan meetings
  • Developed, updated and revised treatment plans
  • Provided and facilitated training in various aspects of communication
  • Provided counseling and networked agencies to insure adequate health,

social and financial support systems to clients

 

EDUCATION:

University of Maryland University College Adelphi, MD

Degree:  Master of Distance Education (MDE) 09/2003

Graduate Certificates:

Distance Education and Technology

Teaching at a Distance

Library Services in Distance Education

Foundations of Distance Education

 

Shepherd University Shepherdstown, WV

Degree:  Bachelor of Arts  08/1997

Focus:  Psychology/English

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Military Experience—United States Marine Corps (1968-1971) Honorable Discharge; Rank attained ,Cpl E-4. Thirteen-month tour of duty in the Republic of South Vietnam 1969-1970.

 

ESL Teacher/Volunteer – Taught English as a second language to Spanish speaking immigrants and migrant workers as part of a community program sponsored by American Adult Literacy, Martinsburg, WV.

Counselor — Counseled emotionally troubled adolescent boys aged 12 to 17 at Lutheran Social Services institution Gustafus Adolfus Children’s Home in Falconer, NY.

Counselor — Counseled incarcerated adolescents at Bowling Brook Preparatory School in Keymar, MD.

Supervisor of Outdoor Activities — Hired, trained, scheduled and supervised staff of outdoor operations at ski area in western NY. Also worked as ski instructor.

Small Business Owner — Owned and operated small retail business.

Carpenter — Supervised construction crews on a variety of building projects while employed with the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation in Jamestown, NY.

Self-employed Musician and Entertainer — Master guitarist and singer performing in broad spectrum of venues over the course of many years.

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