Tommy Morgan

Experienced EFL/ESL Teacher
Experienced EFL/ESL Teacher

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Tommy Morgan

Box 292

Pine Hill, Alabama 36769

Tel: 334-963-4654 or 966-(0)543912962

E-Mail: phlibrarian@yahoo.com

 

 

EDUCATION:       2016: DLI-ELC Training Certificate, DLI, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, USA

                               2015: IELTS Train-the Trainer Workshop, CCE, the American University of Kuwait

                               2013: British Council, Cambridge, CELTA, Kuwait

                               1979-1984:  Work toward the Ph.D. in English from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama  35487, USA; Major Fields of Study:  Old and Middle English, Renaissance English and Restoration and Eighteenth Century English Literature

1977-1979:  M.A., English, the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487, USA

1974-1977:  B.S., magna cum laude, Major:  English Education; minors:  history and journalism education, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama 36082 USA

1972-1974:  high school, valedictorian, Catherine Academy, Catherine, Alabama 36728, USA

 

ACADEMIC

HONORS:              Magna cum laude graduate of Troy State University, B.S., 1977

George C. Wallace  scholarship to Troy State University, 1974-1977

Dean's List, Troy State University, 1974-1977

Phi Kappa Phi, honorary, Troy State University, 1977

Sigma Tau Delta, English honorary, Troy State University, 1976

Sigma Delta Chi, Society of Professional Journalists, honorary, Troy State     University, 1976

Kappa Delta Phi, an Honor Society in Education, Troy State University, 1975

Phi Alpha Theta, history honorary, Troy State University, 1975

The Gamma Beta Phi Society, honorary, Troy State University, 1975

Phi Eta Sigma, freshman honorary, Troy State University, 1975

All A Club and valedictorian, Catherine Academy, 1974

 

TEACHING

EXPERIENCE:                                                                                                                             2017-present:  S&K Areospace/Blueforce, King Abdulaziz Air Base, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; teaching cadets the DLI, ELC in preparation for travel/study in the USA

                               2016-2017:  Technical Services Instructor II, Raytheon Information Intelligence Services, Lawton, Oklahoma (teaching Kuwaiti military to help them improve their English to be able to train on the Patriot Missile System); Troy Baxter, Training Manager, Raytheon Training Academy, 1130 SW Lee Blvd., Lawton, Oklahoma 73501, tel: 703-994-3401               

                               2010-2016:  The American University of Kuwait, Box 3323, Safat 13034, Kuwait;  Instructor, Intensive English Program; Ms. Debra Hoffer, Acting IEP Director and Sandy Stein, IEP Director

                               2009-2010: The American University of Kuwait, Box 3323, Safat 13034, Kuwait; Part-Time Lecturer in the Intensive English Program; Center for Continuing Education; Jeanne Failakawi, Director, tel. 965-22248398, ext. 137

                               2009-2010: Box Hill College Kuwait, Box  P.O. Box 29192, 13152 Safat, Kuwait; English Language Lecturer and ICT Lecturer, Foundation Year Program; Wendy Bilboe, Director of Academic Affairs

     2008-2009:  Prince Sultan University, P.O. Box 66833, Riyadh 11586, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; English Language and Pre-MBA Lecturer, Preparatory Year Program and Pre-MBA Program; Ian Rennie, Director

                               2006-2008: University of Hail, P.O. Box 2440, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Lecturer, English 001 Course Coordinator and English 001 Grammar-Vocabulary Leader in the English Language Center; ELC Director: Hassan El-Badri, ELC Director and Assistant Director of the Preparatory Year Program, University of Hail, P.O. Box 2440, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 966-6-531-2500, ext. 127, or 966-6507192570 (mobile), hassan_elbadri@yahoo.com or elbadri@uoh.edu.sa

                               2005-2006:  University of Nizwa, Foundation Year Program, ELS, P.O. Box 604, Nizwa 611, Sultanate of Oman; English as a Second Language Instructor

                               2002-2005: KJO (Khafji Joint Operations), Arabian Oil Company, Box 256, Al-Khafji, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 31971, 966-3-766-0555; English as a Second Language Instructor; Supervisor: Mr. Mohammed Al-Enezi, 966-3-766-0555, ext. 2092 (work), 965-390-4568 (home), or mobile 965-604-5698, email: marf19@hotmail.com

                           2000-2002:  Institute for Private Education and Training, P.O. Box 6320, Hawalli 32038, Kuwait; 965-574-0248 or fax  965-574-2924; English as a Second Language Instructor, Ministry of Defense, School of Languages and Kuwait Naval School, Kuwait; Supervisor: Mr. John Christmas, Supervisor, P.O. Box 6320, Hawalli 32038, Kuwait;  965-666-7182, e-mail: jxmas@hotmail.com

1999-2000:  Kawasaki Helicopter Services, P.O. Box 10120, Riyadh 11433, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia;  966-1-235-3960 or fax 966-1-235-3969; English as a Second Language Instructor, Abha Base, Civil Defense Aviation Command; Supervisor: Mr. Ralph Foster, Training Manager, Kawasaki Helicopter Services, P.O. Box 10120, Riyadh 11433, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 966-1-235-3960 or fax 966-1-235-3969

1995-1999:  Lockheed-Martin Middle East Services, P. O. Box 1963, Jeddah 21441, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, or 107 Frederick Street, Greenville, South Carolina 29607, 1-888-240-6310, 864-422-6310 or fax 864-422-6397; English as a Foreign Language Instructor; Supervisor: William (Bill) Blain, Training  Manager, Lockheed-Martin Middle East Services, P. O. Box 1963, Jeddah 21441, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Prince Abdullah Air Base), 966-2-696-3785

1994-1995:  The Military College of Health Sciences, English as a Foreign Language Instructor; Supervisor:  Andrew Kafel, Pre-Clinical Studies Coordinator, King Fahd Military Medical Complex, P. O. Box 946, Dhahran 31932, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 966-3-844-0000, ext. 5498/5418 or fax 966-3-840-5450

1991-1994:  The Training Center, English as a Second Language Instructor; Supervisors:  Keith Mitchell, Training Consultant, Northwest Armed Forces Hospital, King Abdul Aziz Military Cantonment, P. O. Box 100, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 966-4-423-4240/3988, ext. 93765, now at 3609 Kerrville Avenue, Snyder, Texas 79549, 915-573-1065 or c/o PT Ltd., 1140 Amstel Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907; and Barry Taylor, Senior Teacher, The Training Center, Northwest Armed Forces Hospital, King Abdul Aziz Military Cantonment, P. O. Box 100, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,  966-4-423-4240/4250/3988, ext.  95475/95476

1989-1991:  Jacksonville State University, English Department, Instructor of English; Supervisor: Dr. Clyde Cox, Chair, English Department, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265, 256-782-5412

1988-1989:  Sumter Area Technical College, Division of Transitional Studies English, Part-Time Instructor of English; Supervisor: Lulie Felder, Head, Division of Transitional Studies,  Sumter Area Technical College, 506 North Guignard Drive, Sumter, South Carolina 29150,  803-778-1961

1987-1989:  The University of South Carolina-Sumter, Division of Arts and Letters, Part-Time Instructor of English; Supervisors:  E. Lee Craig, Chair, and John Barrett, former Chair, Division of Arts and Letters, University of South Carolina-Sumter, 200 Miller Road, Sumter, South Carolina 29150, 803-775-6341

1987-1989: Morris College, Division of General Studies, Assistant Professor of English; Supervisor:  Margaret W. Davis, Chair, Division of General Studies, Morris College, North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150,  803-775-9371

1986-1987:  Morris College, Division of Humanities, Assistant Professor of English; Supervisor:  Syed Amanuddin, Chair (now deceased), Morris College, North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150,  803-775-9371

1984-1985: Catherine Academy, high school English, speech and drama teacher; Supervisor:  Robbie James, Headmaster, Catherine Academy, Catherine, Alabama 36728, 334-225-4401

1979-1984:  the University of Alabama, English Department, Graduate Teaching Assistant and Tutor in the Writing Center; Supervisors:  James Raymond and Ralph Voss, Directors of Freshman English, and Gary Olson, Writing Center Director, English Department, Drawer AL, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487,  205-348-5065

1977:  Troy State University, English Department, Departmental Tutor; Supervisor:  Fred Davis, Associate Professor of English, English Department, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama 36082,   334-670-3000

1977:  Charles Henderson Middle School, Student Teacher, seventh grade English; Supervisors:  Annie Pearl Burke, 600 Elm, Troy, Alabama 36081, and Mary Hilyer, 206 Lamar, Troy, Alabama 36081

 

 

TEACHING

INTERESTS:         English as a Second/Foreign Language, Basic Writing, Freshman Composition,    Sophomore Literature Surveys, Writing Center

 

OTHER WORK

EXPERIENCE:                                                                                                                             1990:  Summer Administrative Assistant, Shocco Springs Assembly, a conference center, P. O. Box 886, Talladega, Alabama 35160, 256-761-1100

1985-1987: Correspondent, The Advertiser-Journal; Supervisor:  Tom Botsford, State Editor, The Advertiser-Journal, 200 Washington Avenue/Box 1000, Montgomery, Alabama 36192, 334-262-1611

1985:  Correspondent, The Mobile Press-Register;  Supervisor: Janice Gastrock, Assistant State Editor, The Mobile Press-Register, Box 2488, Mobile, Alabama 36630,  334-433-1551

1975-1976:  Summer Office Assistant, Office of Housing and Conference Services, Troy State University; Supervisor: Arthur Coker,  Director of Housing and Conference Services (now retired), Troy State University, Troy, Alabama 36082,  334-670-3000

1972-1973:  Summer Office Assistant, Alabama Wholesale Company;  Supervisor:  Jane Agee, Vice-President,  Alabama Wholesale Company, Church Street, Pine Hill, Alabama 36769, 334-963-4345

 

PUBLICATIONS:  The RAT Monthly, Co-Editor, 2016

The Bell Ringer, Morris College, 1987-1989

News and Feature Articles in The Mobile Press-Register and The Advertiser-Journal, 1985-1986

 

 

 

ACADEMIC

SERVICE:              2016-:  Co-Editor of the RTA Monthly, a newsletter

                               2010-2016:  member of the IEP Faculty Search Committee, Campus Food Advisory Committee, IEP Assessment Committee, the IEP Curriculum Committee and the Self-Study Re-Accreditation Committee, Chair, Assessment Committee (2013f), Grade Appeal Committee, Textbook Selection Committee, the American University of Kuwait

                               2009-2010: member of Materials\Curriculum Review Committee; wrote supplemental and test materials for both English and ICT courses, Box Hill College, Kuwait

                               2008-:  Proposal Reviewer for Presentation Proposals for the annual international TESOL convention                                                                                                          

                               2008-2009: member of the Textbook Evaluation\Selection committee; member of the Pre-MBA Program Committee; member of committee responsible for vetting speaking questions for quizzes and exams; wrote supplemental and review materials; 2006-2008:  wrote semester midterm and final examinations, wrote review sheets for midterm and final examinations; chaired committees on textbook implementation and teacher evaluation; chaired curriculum and textbook review and evaluation committee; served as reviewer for 2007-2008 TESOL-USA presentation proposals

                               2005: wrote supplemental classroom materials and tests and TEOFL review materials

                               2002-2004: wrote testing and course materials and helped developed formal TOEFL review course; assisted with induction placement testing

2000-2002:  rewrote end of book practice tests for the Ministry of Defense, School of Languages, Kuwait; ESP curriculum development for Kuwait Naval School, Kuwait

1999-2000:  revised Civil Defense Aviation Command Intermediate and Advanced English Language Courses; developed supplementary grammar, vocabulary and listening exercises; administered end of course ALCPT tests; advised training manager on revision of English courses and end of course tests; organized small Training Library; prepared students for oral board examinations--all at Abha Base, Kawasaki Helicopter Services, P.O. Box 42, Khamis Mushayt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1995-1999: wrote course review unit blocks, revised unit and book tests, developed supplementary cloze exercises, crossword puzzles and grammar exercises, wrote diagnostic tests, assisted with teacher training of new instructors, evaluated multi-media software for potential in use in CALL laboratory and served on committee to evaluate computer-assisted language learning laboratory proposal for English Language Training at the Prince Abdullah Air Base, P.O. Box 1963, Jeddah 21441, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1994-1995:  developed a written English course for the first year students and an advanced ESP writing course for the third year students at the Military College of Health Sciences in Dhahran, King Fahd Military Medical Complex, P. O. Box 946, Dhahran 31932, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1993:  served as Acting Manager, prepared list of audio-visual aids available for use in conjunction with the American Language Course (ALC) and correlated how units in audio-visual material corresponded to units in the ALC, developed Policy and Procedure Guidelines, developed and published a monthly calendar of activities, and developed curriculum materials, including test series, for the Technical Services Institute English Course for The Training Center, The Training Center, Northwest Armed Forces Hospital, King Abdul Aziz Military Cantonment, P.O.Box 100, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1992:  researched and wrote proposal for Computer-Assisted Language Learning Lab for the Training Center, Northwest Armed Forces Hospital, King Abdul Aziz Military Cantonment, P. O. Box 100, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1991-1994:  Principal Teacher, English as a Second Language Class, The Training Center, Northwest Armed Forces Hospital, King Abdul Aziz Military Cantonment, P.O. Box 100, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1989-1991: member of the Basic Writing Committee and administrator of the English Competency Examination, Jacksonville State University, Department of English

1987-1989:  member of the Learners Assistance Program (Title III), editor of The Bell Ringer literary/scholastic journal, coach and judge for the Scholars Bowl, Talent Extravaganza Committee member, Morris College, Division of General Studies

1986-1989:  member of the Committee on Student Publications and the Textbook Selection Committee, Morris College

1984-1985:  speech and drama coach, yearbook and newspaper sponsor, Catherine Academy

1981-1982:  member of the English Freshman Textbook Selection Committee and the Committee to Oversee Graduate Teaching Assistantships, the University of Alabama

                               1977:  Departmental Tutor, English Department, Troy State University

 

LANGUAGES:      Spanish Reading Proficiency

French Reading Proficiency

 

PROFESSIONAL

MEMBERSHIPS:   Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA)

The Modern Language Association (MLA)

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)

The Southeastern Writing Center Association (SEWCA)

The New Chaucer Society

The Southeastern Association for Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Studies (SEARES)

TESOL-International

TESOL-Kuwait

TESOL-OK

The Basic Writing Association

 

*CREDENTIALS: My placement files are available upon request from the Placement Office, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, and the Placement Service, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama 36082.  Official transcripts are available upon request from the Records Office, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama 34082, and the Office of Records, the University of Alabama, Box 870134, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0134.  These files can be released directly to the individual requesting them if a copy of this curriculum vitae is attached giving my permission for release.  My permanent home address is Box 292, Pine Hill, Alabama 36769, tel/fax: 334-963-4654.

 

 

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