Corporate Flight Attendant: Melody Alesi-Pazian
Location: Staten Island, New York
To obtain a position as a contract Corporate Flight Attendant in the aviation industry
College of Staten Island: Masters in English Education
Brooklyn College: Bachelors in English Literature, Psychology minor
Laguardia Community College: Associate in Applied Science/Biology
2010 – Present -Adjunct Lecturer
Raritan Valley Community College,North Branch, NJ
Duties include but not limited to, teaching introductory and first year university English courses, writing lectures, developing exam question and essay assignments, creating and implementing new teaching strategies, holding office hours, evaluating and conferring with students, proctoring examinations along with submission of final grades and all accompanying rosters, attending and contributing to adjunct conferences and workshops.
2008 – Present- Adjunct Lecturer
Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ
Duties include formulating and teaching daily lesson plans for English classes ranging from 90 minutes to three hours contact time, dispensing required information to students in a systematic and sequential manner, developing evaluative measures for determining student’s level of comprehension of subject, developing classroom management strategies, administering schedules periodic exams and keeping apprised of developments in associated field.
2001-2004- Director of Education
The Staten Island Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center: Staten Island, NY
Responsible for developing, implementing, and supervising new and existing public programs, classes, festivals, and other events specific to the Garden’s mission. Developed and supervised a new Adult Education program, while simultaneously managing the pre-existing Pre-K through 8th grade Education series. Cultivated and maintained an intricate network consisting of other not-for-profit organizations, community educators, artists, patrons, and stakeholders. Secured close community ties spanning the five Boroughs of NY implementing multiple outreach efforts. Responsible for the formation and cultivation of a volunteer staff and educators; provided leadership, training, and guidance. Collaborated in the planning and production of policies, procedures and requirements for all programs and activities. Worked closely with development staff to identify grants and sponsorships, while establishing effective procedures for marketing, ticketing, fees, contracts, and all adminis!
trative program related duties.
New York University: Professional Development Lab (PDL), New York, New York
Managed overall International Schools Around the World (SAW): Academy for Teaching Excellence project. Developed project work plans and time lines, coordinated meetings and conferences between PDL and SAW Teams and acted as Liaison for PDL office and Schools Around the World (SAW): Academy for Teaching Excellence. Networked with Board of Education and New York City School system to secure participation in SAW project. Generated status reports for PDL Director. Provided support to technical and instructional team members.
1993 – 2004- Professional Opera Singer
Classically trained soprano. Performed in operas and oratorios around the world, including Hong Kong, Germany, the Caribbean and the USA. Winner of several vocal scholarships and awards.
1997 – 1999- Educational Coordinator
Staten Island Children’s Museum, Staten Island, NY
Collaborated with Curatorial and Museum staff to develop a variety of interpretive, hands-on programs, full-day events, and exhibitions. Developed budgets and provided supporting justification for funding projects, while also assisting in the preparation of grants to support these programs. Worked directly with public relations department to appropriately market and publicize programs and events. Developed curriculum and other printed materials, including class programs and schedules for in-house programs and visiting groups. Identified and solicited schools and other educational institutes as potential sources for group visits and outreach programs.
• Boro President Guy Molinari Community Service Award: Achievement in Artistic Excellence 1997
• Council on the Arts and Humanities:Premier Grant for Community Arts Project - 2001
• Licia Albanese Puccini Scholarship Vocal Competition: Award Winner – 1996 & 1997