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Fred C. Schafer

210 Turkey Hill Dr, King NC 27021
cell (336) 703-7159 ~ fcs2104@columbia.edu ~ fred@fredcschafer.com

Education

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, NewYork
Masters of Education, Instructional Technology and Media, 5/2008
 

School Awards/Honors

* Mathematics, Science and Technology Department Graduation Marshall, May 2008
* Columbia University President and Provost Student Activity Award ($1862.00), Spring 2008 semester
* Excellence in Economic Strategy Student Organization Award, Spring 2008 semester
* Outstanding New Organization Award, Spring 2007 semester
* New York City Master Composter 2002, specializing in school compost projects.
 

Technology/Teaching Experience

Computer Media Services, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Media Support Technician, 9/2005 – 6/2008 
* Set up and troubleshooted media equipment in classrooms, school auditorium and special events.
* Instructed faculty, and school staff resulting in an understanding of equipment and software.
* Collaborated with school staff and faculty in the use of technology equipment for special events.
 
Martin DePorres Youth School, New York, NY
Graphic Arts Computer Teacher, 9/2002 – 6/2005 
* Taught computer software skills, graphic arts programs, and life-enhancement skills to at-risk children, grades 3-10 that
lead to them making their own e-portfolios to demonstrate digital arts skills.
 
New Bridge Foreign Language School, Beijing,
China ESL Teacher, 9/1998-11/2001 
* Taught conversational English in a classroom setting, from 7 years old to adults, including corporate executives that increased listening and speaking skills.
 
Schafer PhoneCall Enterprises, Kwangju, South Korea
Founder, 7/1991 - 9/1998 
* Developed and implemented training classes for new employees who taught special need students that resulted in a smooth delivery of lesson plans, increased student goal attainment, and confidence in dealing with special populations.
 

Related Experience

Teachers College, Columbia University ServiceLearning Group, New York, NY
President and Founder, 12/2006-5/2008
* Established tutoring programs at local schools that lead to increased math and reading scores.
* Coordinated multicultural event that included performers from three campuses ( Columbia University, Barnard, and Teachers College), and the local neighborhood to promote greater cultural awareness, diversity understanding and unity among different groups of people.
 

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office programs, Photoshop CS2, Adobe Illustrator, Camtasia, Inspiration, Dreamweaver 8, Flash 8, MovieMaker, Apple Creative Suite, iWorks 08, iLife 08, Final Cut Pro 6, Virtual Thesaurus.
 

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