Westide High School Spanish Teacher
A short biography of Ms. Carswell


     Georgia College & State University
          Specialist, Natural Science Education, 2001
          Masters of Arts in Teaching, 1997

     Valdosta State University
          Bacheolor of Science, Biology, 1994

     Mount de Sales Academy
          College Prep Diploma, 1989

Classes Taught at Westside High School

     1997-1998    Intermediate Biology & Marine Biology

     1998-1999    9th Grade Biology, Intermediate & Honors

     1999-2000    Honors Chemistry & Physical Science

     2000-2001    Honors Chemistry

     2002-2003    Physical Science & Geometry
                  Algebra I & II (after school program)

     2003-2004    Spanish I & II


white water kayaking, mountain biking, horseback riding,
tennis, SCUBA, swimming, running, reading


Career Objective: 
To secure a position instructing high school students in the language of Spanish or in Science with interest in working with extra curricular activities that focus on community involvement.

Summary of Qualifications:
Graduate of Spanish Embassy Summer Program for Teachers 
   in Santiago de Compostella, 2003
Completed summer course work at the University of
   Guadalajara, 1992
Assisted Middle Georgia Council on Aging with a play in 
Created Web Pages dedicated to students and parents to
   improve  communications
Recipient of Radioshack National Teacher Award
Awarded a summer fellowship by the American Physiology
   Association to conduct neurobiological research at the
   Mercer University School of Medicine

Westside High School: August 1997- June 2001 
                      October 2002 to present
Spanish I & II:  Ninth through twelfth grades
College Prep Chemistry: Tenth through twelfth grades
Biology: Ninth through twelfth grades

Mercer University School of Medicine
March 2002 to October 2002
Research Coordinator, Surgical Research
Coordinated collection of specimens for research project 
  focusing on compiling a national genetics database.
Reviewed pathology reports and patient charts to ensure 
  tissue and data quality.

Medical Center of Central Georgia: August 1994-August 1996
Clinical Review Analyst
Supervised prevention and management of medical staff and
  patients exposed to blood borne pathogens.
Trained medical staff on the use of tuberculin respirators.

Georgia College and State University
  Specialist, Natural Science Education 2001
  Masters of Arts in Teaching
  Broad Field Science Education 1997
Valdosta State College
  Bachelor of Science Major, Biology 1994

Community Involvement:
Junior League of Macon
Cereus Garden Club
Chi Omega Alumni Advisor

Areas of Interest:
Coaching mountain biking
Teaching white water kayaking
Horseback riding

Continuing Education/ Staff Development:

Worked with Dr. Eric Sun at Macon State College to gain access to materials for the anatomy section of biology.

Worked with Dr. Don Raidt at Macon State College to create real microbiology labs.

Completed a research fellowship with Dr. Ananda Weerasuriya at Mercer University School of Medicine and presented a poster at Expermental Biology in Washington D.C. in 1998.

Project Wet, Project Wild, Project Wild Aquatic, Project Learning Tree, Little River Canyon Field School

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