Basic Info

Miko Holt

More than 15 years

Giza, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Educational Consultant, Curriculum Designer, Teacher at Miss Miko & Associates

Experience Details

Educational Consultant, Curriculum Designer, Teacher

Education/Teaching

Manager

Provide private English as Second Language (ESL) lessons to preschool, middle school and adults students including reading comprehension, accent work, grammar and writing. In addition, work with high-profile clientele (celebrities)

• Teach various ages and provide in-home and online weekly lessons
• Provide English conversation and academic lessons
• Design lesson plans which include grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing units
• Prepare students to sit for comprehensive ESL exams (TOEFL and IELTS)
• Created a comprehensive accent-exercise called “Sound like Me” which can help students reach American accent goals
• Monitor student progress and provide bi-weekly records to clients
• Effectively communicate with parents and students via writing reports and in-person
• Designed curriculum for preschool program, Noelle Curriculum II (Egypt)
• Provided consultation to clients on child and adult literacy, learning styles, individual learning plans, cognitive coaching, course evaluation
• Worked with school owners on business strategy solutions


Company Details

Miss Miko & Associates

Egypt

N/A

Education

www.getmissmiko.com

Apr 2014 to present (3 years 8 months)
Literacy Specialist at British School of Egypt

Experience Details

Literacy Specialist

Education/Teaching

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Taught students in year 5A-5D, literacy classes where students were presented with poetry, drama, grammar and young adult novel units falling in line with British curriculum standards
• Taught Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE) to students in 5A which touched on subjects including: health and well-being, anti-bullying, friendships and character-based units
• Modified assignments for students at different ability levels
• Assessed student progress and understanding of concepts before and after testing
• Prepared creative (pre-approved) lesson plans for literacy units and PSHE units
• Responsible for the holistic care of students in 5A as homeroom teacher


Company Details

British School of Egypt

Egypt

N/A

Education

N/A

Sep 2016 to Apr 2017 (7 months)
Head Teacher/Co-Owner at Ready, Set, Go Center of Buffalo LLC

Experience Details

Head Teacher/Co-Owner

Education/Teaching

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

• Taught four sessions of classes to preschoolers daily
• Developed daily lesson plans for Science, Engineering, Reading and Math Units based on Noelle Curriculum frameworks, measurement and evaluation
• Developed individual programming for each student in class
• Designed a student-lead, teacher directed environment where students learned leadership and teamwork skills while also learning from their peers
• Created daily student progress reports and weekly newsletter
• Responsible for the planning and implementation of enriching field trips and outings to occur 2x monthly
• Hired and supervised teaching interns engaged in the program
• Interacted regularly with parents, prospective parents and other stakeholders
• Maintained all areas for safety, cleanliness - adhering to NYS compliance


Company Details

Ready, Set, Go Center of Buffalo LLC

Buffalo, United States

1-10 employees

Education

https://sites.google.com/a/readysetgocenter.com/ready-set-go-center/about-us

Mar 2012 to Apr 2014 (2 years 1 month)
Freelance Writer at Mikowrites

Experience Details

Freelance Writer

Writing/Editorial

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

• Created content for local and regional clients
• Designed training materials, business plans, business proposals
• Produced feasibility studies and web (keyword) content
• Assisted in marketing campaigns and product launches
• Conducted celebrity interviews and article writing


Company Details

Mikowrites

Buffalo, United States

N/A

Writing and Editing

N/A

Sep 1998 to Apr 2014 (15 years 7 months)
Associate Faculty (Online Division) at Ashford University

Experience Details

Associate Faculty (Online Division)

Education/Teaching

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Associate Faculty 2012-2013 (online division)
Ashford University (part of Bridgepoint Education)

• Taught History of American Education to adult students those wishing to secure a teaching degree
• Developed weekly guidance (research based, APA format)
• Worked to ensure students receive timely, higher order feedback
• Evaluated and graded all written assignments
• Led and monitored online discussion forum
• Used encouragement, expertise, and specific examples when providing feedback, which helped students improve their academic writing


Adjunct Teaching Assistant (online division), 2011-2013
Ashford University (part of Bridgepoint Education)

• Taught academic writing basics including: APA formatting, citations and reference pages, paragraph and thesis statement development, organizing an academic paper, types of academic papers, grammar and punctuation rules, and the editing process
• Evaluated and graded all written assignments for a range of entry-level courses with varying content: English Composition I and II, Introduction to Literature, Introduction to Film, Informal Logic, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Dimensions of Education, and Adult Development and Life Assessment
• Led and monitored online discussion forum
• Created supplemental learning materials, including handouts and videos
• Used encouragement, expertise, and specific examples when providing feedback, which helped students improve their academic writing
• Employed a courteous and supportive tone to ensure students understood assignment requirements, course policies, and instructional technologies
• Met deadlines when delivering grades, feedback, and answering student queries.
• Consistently earned “exceed expectations” evaluation ratings


Company Details

Ashford University

United States

N/A

Education, E-Learning

N/A

Jun 2011 to Jul 2013 (2 years 1 month)

Achievements


Author of 3 upcoming books. iSee English reading series. Books that help foster healthy reading habits and increase level of reading comprehension in adults, teens and young readers.

Education

M.A. in Education

Education Details

M.A.

Education

University of Phoenix, United States

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

University of Phoenix
2006 - 2008
B.A. in World Literature/Creative Writing

Education Details

B.A.

World Literature/Creative Writing

SUNY Empire State College, United States

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

SUNY Empire State College
2001 - 2003
College Diploma in Business

Education Details

College Diploma

Business

SUNY Erie Community College, United States

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

SUNY Erie Community College
1994 - 1997
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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Marketing

Marketing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Intermediate

: High

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Early Education

Early Education

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Curriculum Design

Curriculum Design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Teaching

Teaching

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Writing

Writing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Leader, Planner, Organizer, Problem Solver, Details-oriented

Online Presence

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