CURRICULUM VITAE

Jarmila Nguyen

                                                                        

Department of Mathematics             
CSUCI
One University Drive

Camarillo, CA 93012

 jarmila.nguyen@csuci.edu

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Education

MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE 
 Mathematics & Physic (double major), 1989
 University Palacky, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Specialization: Mathematics and Physics Education
Thesis: Galactic sources of X-ray radiation
Total of US semester Credits: 202
 
FOREIGN EDUCATION EVALUATION with US Equivalence
ERES, Sacramento, CA (2013)
 
California Teaching credential: Mathematics - single subject, 2013
 

 

Professional qualities

Educator – As an educator I deeply care about diverse population of students, connect with them, and provide them with valuable learning experiences

Mathematics Instructor- Experienced teaching mathematics courses ranging from Pre-algebra to Calculus, instructing in traditional classroom setting,

                                                      hybrid setting, and on-line. Working with students in both, STEM and non-STEM, directions.                

Team member and colleague- Collaborating with other instructor; creating “learning community” environment for students; discussing pressing issues educators face today.

Life-long leaner –  Engaged in continuous learning; advancing in using today’s technology; attending professional development workshops and conferences.

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Teaching Experience_

Mathematics Lecturer              CSUCI, Camarillo, CA                                          8/2011 – present

· Teaching Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers (Math 308)

· Teaching Calculus for Business Application (Math 140)  and Modern Tools in Mathematics ( Math 399)                                                                 

                ·  PLTL Precalculus; mentor and workshops designer

·  Early Start Program Coordinator (2017)

 

· Undergraduate seminar presentation: Maximizing your brain potential for success in mathematics, 2017

 

· Mentor for Learning Assistant Program  ( 2014-2012)

·  Actively participating in projects promoting mathematics (DISCOVER CI) and stimulating students interest in STEM

   (Women in STEM- Inspire Her Mind) 2015

· Collaborating with other colleagues with the effort to better quality of education at CSUCI

 

Mathematics Instructor               Ventura College, Ventura, CA                            1/2000 – present

              ·   EXCELLENT TEACHING TEQNIQUES EVALUATION (2013, 2016)

               ·  Experienced teaching courses in traditional classroom setting as well as on-line:                                                                                                  

    Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra,                                                                                                       

    Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Calculus II with Analytical Geometry, Multivariable Calculus, Statistics,

    Intermediate Algebra for Health Care Professionals, Math Topics for College Students                                                          

                 Math for Elementary School Teachers

            ·   MATH SUCCESS project  founder

Mathematics Instructor              Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA                                1/1999- 1/2000  

                ·  Teaching Mathematics for Business

                ·  Teaching Elementary Mathematics with Geometry

 Mathematics Instructor            CSUN, Northridge, CA                                   1/2000 – 6/2000

                ·  Teaching Basic Concepts of Geometry, Probability, and Statistics Mathematics for Teachers

Mathematics/Physics professor     SPŠS, Valašské Meziricí, Czech Republic       6/1994- 8/1990

                ·  Teaching Mathematics and Physics courses at an institution focusing on training in architecture/construction

Mathematics/Physics professor     Railroad School, Ostrava, Czech Republic   9/1989- 6/1990          

           ·  Teaching Mathematics and Physics courses at a vocational school setting

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Professional development

      ·   Teaching Strategies for Higher Education course, Sacramento State University, 2017

       ·    California Great Teacher Seminar, Santa Barbara, 2017

             ·   Ventura County Regional Math Conference: Fostering student engagement in mathematics, 2017

             ·    CANVAS (on-line instruction training), 2017

             ·   Inquire Based Learning workshop through Westfield State University, 2016

             ·   Distance Education Teacher Summit, 2016, VCCCD

            ·    California Teacher Summit, CSUCI, 2015

               · ISLAS Academy (Institutionalizing Student Learning, Access and Success), CSUCI 2014

              ·  SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE 2015, Ventura, CA

              ·  DESIRE 2 LEARN training 2013 (professional training for on-line instruction)

              ·  SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE 2012, Ventura, CA

               · ISLAS ACADEMY (Institutionalizing Student Learning, Access and Success), CSUCI 2014

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Contributing to my community 

             ·  INSPIRE HER – WOMAN in STEM (CSUCI, 2015) mentoring junior high school girls to pursue studies in STEM

             · VENTURA COLLEGE FOUNDATION scholarship reviewing committee member (2013- 2016)

             ·  Head coordinator for Annual Homeschool Science Fair, Ventura (2003-present)

             ·   Pi Day - community event organizer ( 2009- present)

             ·   Mathcounts Junior High Team Coach (2009-2011)

             ·   Academic Rodeo  Junior High Team Coach ( 2009-2013)

            ·  Teaching music classes at Norman Brekke Elementary School, Oxnard ( 2001-2003)

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