Steven James Prodan

steveprodan@gmail.com

I. Employment

Flex Lab Supervisor

2016 - Present: Escondido Charter High School ▪ 1868 East Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92027

- Manage the Flex Lab where students are taking online courses in Computers, English and History.

- Manage their course load through online platforms Edgenuity and Itslearning.

- Counsel students and parents on how to be successful with online curriculum.

Social Science Teacher

2010 - 2016: Escondido Charter High School ▪ 1868 East Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92027

 

Teacher of AP European History, World History and Economics [Head of History Department (2013 - 2016)]

            - Developed curriculum and received syllabus approval for AP European History course

            - Mentored Seniors on Graduation Presentations

            - Assisted in direction of History Night

            - Organized field trips and guest speakers.

Coach of the Basketball Team: Junior Varsity and Varsity Head Coach (2011-2014)

             - Coordinated with Athletic Department

             - Oversaw fitness/sportsmanship programs

             - Managed budget and led fundraising.

 

Social Science Teacher

2008 - 2010: Hilltop Middle School ▪ Chula Vista High School ▪ Chula Vista, CA 91911

Teacher of US History, US Government and Ancient World Cultures:

            - Participated in IEP’s

            - Tutored in the AVID Program

            - Assisted students with hearing impairments,

            - Taught ELL Students.

 

II. Education

 

University California San Diego (2013) ▪ Clear Teaching Credential

  • GPA 4.0
     

San Diego State University (2007 – 2008) ▪ Preliminary Single Subject Credential in Social Science

  • GPA 3.9

 

San Diego State University (2003 – 2007) ▪ Bachelor of Arts in History

  • GPA 3.48

  • Graduation with distinction in History

  • Studied abroad University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and Oxford University, England

 

Relevant Coursework

  • Class Adapts- Special Education

  • Multicultural Education

  • Teaching Special Populations

  • Teaching English Language Learners

  • Equitable and Inclusive Learning Environments

  • Education Psychology

  • Great Books Webinar

  • AP European History Workshop

 

III. Experience and Accolades

  • EF Tour Leader (2011 – Present) – Organized trips to Europe, Asia and South America for students and parents.

  • EF Global Ambassador (2013 - Present) - Presented the merits of traveling to parents and students at several schools and also to groups of teacher abroad.

  • Head of the Media Team for Escondido Charter Football (2013 – 2016) – Developed website, YouTube channel and social media presence with Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages.

  • Submitted and received AP course audit approval for AP European History (2014).

  • Completed two AP European History workshop (2013, 2016)

  • Crystal Apple Award Winner (2013).

  • Head of Escondido Charter Basketball Program (2011-2013) – Organized fundraisers, coordinated schedules, designed and bought merchandise for the program.

  • Recognized as a top teacher, awarded by Escondido Charter’s Senior Class (2012).

  • Earned the rank of Eagle Scout (2003); Involved in Boy Scouts (1996-2003).

  • Volunteered for Children of the Nations in the Dominican Republic (2003).