Ruth Rosenfeld

PO Box 543 | Georgetown Colorado 80444 | 303 569 1033

OBJECTIVE   International teaching and learning opportunities

Experience teaching in multicultural international schools
Ability to communicate difficult concepts easily
Enjoy cultural diversity and international travel
Enthusiastic, flexible, creative, sense of humor 

English Professor, Japan, 3.5 yrs:
Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, 1 semester
Otsuma Women’s University, Tokyo, Japan, 2.5 yrs
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 1 yr (concurrent)
English Teacher, Caledonian School, Prague, Czech Republic, 1.5 yrs
Technology Coordinator/Secondary Computer Teacher, Colegio Maya American International School, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 3 yrs
Adjunct Instructor, Computer Science, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO, 10 yrs (concurrent)
Tutoring Coordinator/Tutor, Rock House Teen Center, Idaho Springs, Colorado, 3 yrs
President/Vice President/Co-Owner, DTI Computer Systems, Inc., Denver, CO, 10 yrs
Director of Business Systems Development, PSI Technologies Inc. , Denver, CO, 1 yrs (PSI/DTI merger)
Computer Consultant, Denver, Colorado, 6 years (concurrent)
Systems Support/Computer Operations/Circulation Manager, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO, 10 yrs
Executive Director, Historic Georgetown, Inc. (NGO), Georgetown, CO, 1 yr
Co-owner and potter, The Coop Co-op, Sugarloaf, New York, 1 yr

TEFL Certificate, Caledonian School, Prague, Czech Republic
ESL in the Mainstream, Buffalo State University SUNY (graduate)
Teaching the Writing Process, Framingham State College (graduate)
Post Secondary/Adult Teaching Credential, Colorado Community College System
Library and Information Science, 32 graduate credits, University of Denver
Courses in MBA program, University of Colorado
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Montclair State University, NJ

Writing and Media
“The Women Potters of Rural Guatemala” Ceramics Monthly, October 2020
“I miss hugs” History Colorado Journal, May 2020
Interview, All People Considered, KGYT, May 2020
“Tales of a Traveling Teacher: Japanese Culture” talk, The Rock House, Idaho Springs, Colorado, April 2014
“Tales of a Traveling Teacher” talk, Friends of Georgetown Library, November 2012
Interviewed online in “World Of Opportunity” Google Hangout, August 14, 2012
Featured in “Jobs Abroad: The Ultimate Boomer Adventure” by Ann Brenoff, Huffington Post, June 6, 2012
“An English Teacher in Japan” Crossroads, Fuchu International Salon, Japan, July 2009
“Guatemala: Land of Intense Color” solo photography exhibit, Clear Creek High School, Fall 2006
“Coming Home” Silver Queen Preservation News, July 2006
“Guatemala: Land of Intense Color” solo photography exhibit, Casa de Los Gigantes, Antigua, Guatemala, Spring 2006
My photographs have been exhibited in galleries and juried shows in Colorado.
Volunteer/Community Involvement
Chair, Georgetown Heritage Center Cultural Arts Program, current
Friends of the Georgetown Library, book sale manager, current
Volunteer ESL Tutor for Middle Eastern refugee
Historic Georgetown Inc., Board of Directors, Management group
Safe Passage, educational program for children living in city dump, Guatemala
Clear Creek Advocates, victims assistance counseling
Georgetown Library, Board of Directors
Trailhead Wilderness School, Community Advisory Board
Georgetown Board of Selectmen (Town Council), Planning Commission
League of Women Voters, President
Developed websites for town, county, historic museums, library, wilderness school, victims assistance group
Participant in non-profit projects: international English instruction and house construction
Professional Organizations
American Association of University Professors
Association of American Schools in Central America, Technology division
National Association of Women Business Owners, Colorado Board of Directors
Who’s Who American Business and Professional Women
American Society for Information Science
DataPhase Library Systems Users Group, founding Board member
Other University Level Instruction
Colorado State University: conducted professional seminars for Hewlett-Packard
University of Wyoming: co-taught Microcomputers in Libraries, graduate seminars
Personal interests
Travel, photography, writing, indigenous and traditional arts, jazz

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