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Work experience


Apr 2013Present

Kindergarten English Teacher

Assist in sales presentations, Q&A for parents (in Japanese). Plan and run sessions at internal company training days (in English). Independently plan and implement fun and effective lesson plans for children. Research and create new activities and songs for the classroom.

Joy Talk Co. Ltd.

Apr 2012Mar 2013

Assistant English Teacher

Assist in the planning and implementation of English education in Japanese Middle Schools. Plan and implement English lessons for Japanese Elementary Schools. Communicate effectively in Japanese with local education professionals.


Aug 2008Mar 2012

Cultural Ambassador

Maintain healthy cultural relationships between residents of Omitama, Ibaraki and Abilene, KS, USA. Assist in the implementation of English lessons at Japanese Middle Schools. Plan and execute English lessons at Japanese Elementary schools. Create and teach English lessons at Japanese Kindergartens. 

Vangent, Inc.

Jun 2007Aug 2008

Customer Service Representative

Resolve wide-ranging customer issues and inquiries about the US Medicare insurance system. Provide relief for customers in emergency situations.


University of Kansas


B.A. in Theatre Performance

Thorough training in speaking, performance, and communication skills. Minor in Musicology.


Public Speaking

Well-versed in English grammar and syntax.


Intermediate writing and speaking ability. 7 years experience living and working in Japan.


Product demonstration and customer retention.