I am a Master of Arts in Education Instructional Technology graduate and have 33 hours of a Master in Spanish with an emphasis in English-Spanish translation. I also graduated Magna Cum Laude from a Bachelor in Spanish program. Language and technology in education are my life long career passions and my aspiration is to be a team player in a professional organization where I can apply my skills in Spanish language and technology.

Summary of Qualifications

Spanish editor, English-Spanish translator, Web Specialist, Instructional Designer and M.U.V.E (multi user virtual environment) content developer.

Work History

June 2012 – Present: Labrapalabra.com Spanish Literature Magazine & Veganlatino.com Food Blog, San Antonio, Texas.
Position: Editor, Web Specialist, Blogger.
In charge of blog’s operations, editing texts, content developing and web multimedia designs.

March, 2008 – September, 2011: University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.
Position: Web Specialist.
Maintain the organization website. Work in close collaboration with management, faculty, and educational specialists to produce new educational multimedia materials for the website. Conduct training sessions at the request of management and faculty about new web utilities and applications. Produce multimedia presentations, flyers, and other informational materials for special events. Troubleshoot technology devices, hardware and software of management, faculty and staff. Collaborate with technology support in team projects, workshops and special events. Develop and maintain a virtual environment like Second Life for research and virtual mentoring. At the request of the program manager or principal investigator, Translate from English into Spanish all official contracts and documents.

Notable Accomplishments

Introduced the teacher preparation program Academy for Teacher Excellence, in the College of Education and Human Development of the University of Texas at San Antonio, to the use of iPods for teaching and learning.

Participated in the developing team of the first virtual project of the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching, University of Texas at San Antonio, in Second Life. Developed the use of Machinimas (Virtual world movies) as training modules for student teachers.