Resume
Susan R. Smillie

        Job Interests         
Theological Education
Teaching/Training in education and development
Teaching English as a Second Language
       
Experience      
4 years secretary     
2 years  computer lab supervisor
13 years teaching adults
 including:
7 years teaching English as a Second Language
7 years  directing and managing educational programs
2 years  as Academic Dean of a Bible Institute in west Africa
Experience in lots of public speaking
Speak French fluently
Learning Spanish at Universidad de Alcala (Madrid)
EDUCATION
Education courses in Ph.D. program at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1995:
(Experiential Education, Theological Analysis in Educational Philosophies, and
History of Christian Education, 1995-1996)

Master of Divinity , Alliance Theological Seminary ,  Nyack, New York
missions and cultural studies, 1983;
Selected
Who’s Who for Colleges and Universities, 1983 for outstanding scholarship and merit

Introduction to Computers and Using Windows 95 and Microsoft Works, 1996
Course in using all programs in ClarisWorks for the Macintosh Computers, 1996
Course in using the Internet, 1996

Education courses in curriculum development, evaluation, and other topics (15 credits) on  the
Masters Level, 1974 (Florida State University)

One year of study in a
Masters of Liberal Arts program on a fellowship at St. John’s  
Graduate Institute in Sante Fe, New Mexico, 1984

Education and social science courses to renew secondary school teaching certification
(University of New Mexico), 1984

Bachelor of Science in Family Environment , Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1967-1972

WORK  EXPERIENCE
June-October, 1999 Consultant with Arthur Andersen, teaching Busines English   Immersion
Training. Taught 5 courses.
Sept.-Dec., 1999 Consultant with
College of DuPage to write 11 hours of workshops
 to train volunteers how to teach English as a Second Language.

1998-2001
Teacher of English as a Second Language,  College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
teaching two multi-level classes with 4-5 levels of English to international adults,
and teaching two other classes for World Relief International

1996-1998 Technology assistant,  Deerpath Junior High  School, Lake Forest, IL
Supervised three computer labs and kept 78  computers running smoothly; referring technical
problems to Technology Director.

1996-1998
Teacher of English as a Second Language , College of Lake County, Grayslake, Ill
Also teaching computer skills with English.
Also taught Adult Basic Education and GED preparation for one semester.

1996. Teacher for the
Berlitz Language School
Taching French in an elementary school, and teaching English to international businessmen.

1985-1995
Missionary with the Christian and Missionary Alliance
In France one year,  learning French, and in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa 7  years.

Ministry in Cote d’Ivoire included
teaching English and Theology to men students at a college
level Bible Institute,
directing the women’s program--recruiting teachers, developing
curriculum, and organizing conferences-- and working   as Academic Dean of the college for two
years.
(Contact person: Dr. Bob Fetherlin, Vice President of Overseas Ministries of the Christian and
Missionary Alliance, Colorado Springs, CO, (719) 599-5999)

1983-1984 Home Economics
Teacher in Alternative High School of Sante Fe, NM.

1982-1983  
Director of Evangelism , Ridgeway Alliance Church , White Plains,   NY

1980-1982
Director of Children’s Ministries , Christ Community Church , Omaha, NE
Responsible for
recruiting, training, and supervising 250 workers with children, developing all
children’s programs, directing camp, serving on District Education committee.
(Contact person: Rev. Tom Stebbins, Executive V-Pres. of Evangelism Explosion , Fort Lauderdale,
FL, (954) 493-7861)

1980
Director of Evangelism and Administrator , Allegheny Center Alliance Church , Pittsburgh,
PA
(Contact Person:  Dr. Maurice R. Irvin, the CMA)

1978-1980 Secretary for the Business Manager of Nyack College, Nyack, NY.

1977-1978
Staff secretary for the Florida Metric Council appointed by the Governor
of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida: Gave presentations on metrics at state conferences for mayors,
chiefs of police, etc.; counseled schools in teaching metrics; maintained the metrics library; typed
documents for review by the  Governor.

1976-78
Secretary for the Bureau of Comprehensive Planning for the Department of State Planning
, Tallahassee, Florida: set up a new filing system for the bureau, typed documents for public meetings

1973-1976  Personal Adjustment
Instructor at the Florida State Mental Hospital, Chattahoochee, :
FL
Taught social skills, communication skills, and independent living skills. Developed all my own
curriculum and  evaluation measurements.

Summer 1972
Salesperson with the Southwestern Publishing Company in Nashville, TN:   sold
books door-to-door, won Gold Award; asked to be a
company field manager at graduation from
Iowa State in 1972

1968
State President, Lutheran Youth Association , State of Iowa

1966-67 Founding
President , Local high school chapter of Future Teachers of America