Shannon L. Stone
2800 Woodley Rd. NW #305, Washington DC 20008, U.S.A. ++1 202.387.9593▪ firstname.lastname@example.org
An education and training specialist with a multi-disciplinary background and experience in developing international and philanthropic partnerships with foreign governments, international organizations, non-profit organizations, and local community institutions to promote education, youth participation, environmental conservation, and sustainable development.
Areas of expertise include:
▪ Project Management ▪ Strategic Planning
▪ Capacity Building ▪ Evaluation
▪ Communications ▪ Grants/Fundraising
M.A. International Education
Concentration in Sustainable Development ▪ Study Abroad Program in Cuba
The George Washington University, Washington DC, 2004
Special Education PK-9 ▪ WI Department of Public Instruction Teacher Certification
Goals 2000 Student Teacher Fellowship
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1999
Graduate Courses: Building Communities and Schools, Education Law, Internship in Administration and Supervision PK-12
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 2005-2006
PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM SPECIALIST
National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Partnership Office, Washington, DC
November 2002- Present
Coordinated the strategic planning and development of an international partnership to address the critical issue of protecting the natural environment around urban centers. The project focused on multi-stakeholder collaboration including international and non-profit organizations and government agencies to develop a framework to promote education and sustainable conservation.
Developed and implemented national awareness campaigns and programs that focused on education and environmental conservation. Implemented international training programs to education, environment, and cultural resource officials from foreign governments.
Served as the National Coordinator for park based fundraising partners of the National Park Service. Developed and allocated grant programs to parks in coordination with the National Park Foundation and corporate partners. Formulated publications, reports, and internal and external communication documents.
ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR
South Asian Teacher Training Project, George Washington University and U.S. State Dept.
George Washington University, Washington, DC, India, Pakistan
Developed and implemented a six week teacher training program for secondary school teachers from India and Pakistan that focused on teaching English, professional development, conflict resolution, and peace education at the George Washington University. Implemented several teacher training workshops in India and Pakistan for local school teachers and administrators that focused on capacity building and improving international relations between the two countries.
SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER
Hortonville Elementary School
August 2000-June 2002
Developed and implemented an innovative international curriculum to 4th and 5th grade students with learning disabilities. Developed a Student Council organization and assumed the role of advisor. Composed grant proposals and received grants for school projects and programs.
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
June 1999-June 2000
Supervised and evaluated a staff of ten teachers. Developed course curriculums, materials, and teacher training manuals. Developed and implemented teacher training workshops for staff and local school teachers in the community. Taught various English courses to adults and children, including Business English, TOEFL courses, and private classes for business executives.
SIXTH GRADE TEACHER
Instituto Lomas Del Real
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
August 1999-June 2000
Developed and implemented lessons in reading, spelling, language, and English conversation to students in a bilingual education program.
▪ Panelist, Toyota International Teacher Program, Institute of International Education,
Washington, DC, 2007
▪ Invited Education Expert, Global Education and Youth Seminar, Mollina, Spain, 2007
▪ Participant, Facilitation Skills Training, Washington, DC, 2007
▪ Participant, Networked Organizations Workshop, Washington, DC, 2007
▪ Participant, Building Partnerships Training, Omaha, NE, 2005
▪ NPS Representative, IUCN World Conservation Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, 2004
▪ English (native) ▪ Spanish (conversational)
National Park Service- Chief, Partnership Office
1201 Eye St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 354-2150
Hortonville Elementary School- Principal
240 Warner St.
Hortonville, WI 54944
Telephone: (920) 779-7911
South Asian Teacher Training Project- Project Director
George Washington University
2121 K St. NW #250
Washington, DC 20037
Telephone: (703) 845-1131