Skills&CV

Full CV PDF: TapiaGardenWallPublications

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Skills:

  • Strong and engaging voice and tone
  • Identify high-interest stories and arcs
  • Simplify complex text/ideas for specific audiences (internal and external)
  • Provide fast production of publish-ready copy (grammar/structure/editorial)
  • Proactive, positive author/writer/editor relationship management
  • Manage volume projects across multiple vendors/sub-contractors
  • Aware of both print and online publishing needs/environments
  • Can implement messaging policies and research (nonprofit/marketing)
  • Fact checking, exhaustive research abilities
  • AP, APA, Chicago (16), MLA, house style
  • Content Management Systems, WordPress
  • Some CSS, HTML
  • Trained in XML markup
  • MS Office, Adobe, Acrobat, InDesign, InCopy, some Photoshop
  • SEO/SEM/Keyword research
  • Text localization
  • English/Spanish translation
  • Cultural/community awareness as a support to translation
  • Multiple Spanish dialects, knowledge of regional applicability
  • Knowledge of Latino community and needs, including rhetorical practices
  • Classroom teaching experience (K-12, college freshman, returning adults)
  • Familiarity with K-12 and post-secondary learning environment, research and practice
  • Understanding of common core standards and curriculum alignment
  • Provision of all levels of Bloom in curriculum/lessons/assessments
  • Training in the Lexile reading measurement, matching prose to Lexile levels
  • Training and work with Fountas Pinnell systems
  • Specialty training in assessment and rubrics for online schools
  • Lesson plans that connect with students at their level/interest
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