I believe in helping each student uncover the talented writer within themselves and I believe that starts with meeting every student where they are at. Whether a seasoned creative writer, or a student who detests essay writing, we can work together to achieve their goals while also giving them the tools to succeed long term. I believe in being dynamic, understanding and disciplined, while also having fun. Additionally, I focus on nurturing student's passions and interests to help them discover what great writing and reading skills can do in all areas of their life, not just for getting an A+ on that pesky English paper.
I have an English degree, cum laude, from Carleton College, as well as my college's top writing award and creative work published in literary journals. I have mentorship and tutoring experience in both my professional and academic life, whether it was my role as "lead mentor" in my division at Epic Systems, or in my year volunteering as an art teacher in the South Pacific. Good writing is a skill that has helped in me in all areas of my life, from Healthcare IT to helping polish my younger brother's college essays. I am an advocate that being a good writer and reader is an essential skill, no matter interests and goals.
B.A. English, June 2018
Margaret Dalton Curran Award
Epic Systems |Madison, WI | June 2018 – Present
o Manage and plan simultaneous, complex Healthcare IT projects for a variety of customers, including developing scope, overseeing testing, training, and system configuration.
o Communicate and coordinate across multiple teams and areas of organizations, sending appropriate communication to internal teams and customers and vendors.
o Work closely with customer leadership to help them meet their goals and execute their vision for each project while staying under budget and meeting aggressive timelines.
o Problem solve quickly and efficiently across a range of areas, prioritize appropriately, and remain positive and solution oriented under pressure, as well as working non-traditional hours to ensure customer success.
o Facilitate meetings for the project that provide benefit to the project and help build strong relationships between team members.
o Analyze projects to find areas of improvement and work with customers to support a smooth the change management process.
o Internal roles include: Lead Mentor, trainer for new project managers, meeting owner for application and division wide meetings, workflow success owner, Have Fun and Recognition owner.
Chair for Student Activities Programming Board
Carleton College |Northfield, MN | 2015 – June 2018
o Oversee and manage 30 – 40 student events planned by board each year, including events with over 1500 attendees.
o Manage and plan multi-semester projects and serve as a resource for other students.
o Create new student activity events and programs and collaborate with members of the board and student body to build creativity and strengthen student’s experiences.
o Responsible for management of board including leading meetings, scheduling student work hours, providing conflict resolution, liaising with college administrative staff, and fulfilling other office operations.
Summer Admissions Fellow
Carleton College |Northfield MN | Summer 2017
o Interview prospective students and write detailed evaluations for admission files. Represent the college by guiding hour-long tours and providing information to prospective students and parents.
National Public Radio |Washington DC | Winter 2016
o Edit copy and conduct research to support reporters. Monitor and analyze Twitter and various news sites for potential stories and insight.
Associate for the Office of Preparedness and Emergency Healthcare
State of WI, Department of Health and Family Services | Madison, WI | Summer 2015
o Collated, analyzed, and presented gap analysis data with over 1,000 points for use by the State and CDC. Assisted with a variety of office projects from event planning to creation of internal project reporting tools.
Perfect! Jane is great and a very patient tutor! My child liked her instantly and enjoyed her first lesson :-)
Jane worked with my high school senior to revise his personal statement for his college applications. She was a wonderful guide who helped him strengthen his own voice and vision, giving him confidence in his writing. She also offered concrete suggestions to elevate his language to a college level essay.
Jane and I worked on many papers and projects together. She is professional, diligent, organized, and incredibly warm and supportive. She is highly knowledgeable and has a mastery of English, both spoken and written. Couldn't recommend more!
Jane and I worked together in the Student Engagement Office at Carleton. In addition to being hardworking and organized, she is always thoughtful and enthusiastic about her work. She'll not only teach you grammar and semantics, but also how to best express yourself.
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