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CURRICULUM VITAE

Cheryl P Berman
40 Alehson Street
Rye, New Hampshire 03870-2003
603-969-0898
cberman1953@gmail.com

www.cherylberman.com

 

WORK HISTORY

April 2012-present ARTIST in RESIDENCE PROGRAMS, FLAMENCO DANCE. Workshops for k-12 Spanish programs educating students on all aspects of the cultural and educational art of flamenco.
May 2011- present Teachers Love Travel Tour Group Director. Overseeing student tours on location.
Sept. 2010 – present Temple Israel Hebrew School Special Educator for grades 3-6. Assessment and implementation of Multiple Intelligences strategies.
June 2009 U.S. Dept. of Education, Washington, DC- Reviewer forFLAP- Foreign Language Assistance Program.
Fall 2005-Spring 2009 Newington Public School After-School French Program
Newington, New Hampshire SAU 50 grades 4-6
Fall 2004-present Newington Public School Spanish teacher
Newington, New Hampshire SAU 50 grades K-6
Summer ’04-’09 ’11 Summer Immersion Language Camps
French & Spanish & World Cultures camps for children
MHT Elementary School, New Castle, NH
Fall 2002-present Temple Israel Hebrew School
Hebrew Tutor for Bar/Bat Mitzvah Study
Temple Israel Portsmouth, NH.
Fall 2000- present Private Tutor for French/Spanish/Greek
Elementary –High School Students
New Hampshire Seacoast
Fall 1997-Spring 1998 Rye Elementary School
French After School Program, teacher, SAU 50
Rye, New Hampshire
Fall 1996-Spring 1997 Little Harbour Elementary School
French After School Program, teacher SAU
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Fall 1993- 2009 Maude H. Trefethen Elementary School
French & Spanish Teacher grades K-6
New Castle, New Hampshire
Fall 1979-Spring 1987 Studio 139 Ballet School
Proprietor/Artistic Director
Portsmouth New Hampshire
Fall 1977-Spring 1979 Ballet Teacher, Dance Theatre East
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Summer ‘75-Spring ’76 V.I.S.T.A. Volunteer
English teacher/counselor/mentor/school social worker
Mexican-American housing project
San Antonio YMCA, San Antonio, Texas

EDUCATION

Rutgers University

Summer at the Louvre, Paris, France

Graduate French Course summer 2007

University of New Hampshire
French Language courses, non-major credits
Fall 1992-Spring 1994

University of New Hampshire
Graduated 1975 BA
Dual-Major: Spanish/Social Services
Durham, New Hampshire

PRESENTATIONS IN PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

NECTFL Conference 2016 Pennies Para Perú Service Learning Project
on global citizenship
February 12, 2016, New York City, New York

NHAWLT Conference October 2015 Día de los Muertos Actividades
para Niños
October 28-29, 2015, Church Landing, Meredith, NH

Flamenco Dance in the World Language Classroom

RIFLA Conference 2014, Narragansett, Rhode Island
October 4, 2014

NHAWLT Conference 2015, October 28-29, 2015, Church Landing, Meredith,
NH

NECTFL Conference 2014 Teaching Lab “Gargoyles & Stained
Glass”
March 30, 2014 NECTFL Conference, Boston, Massachusetts

Limmud Boston December 2013- Differentiated Instruction in the Hebrew
Language Classroom- Newton, MA

RIFLA Conference October 5, 2013 – Multiple Intelligences- Activities
that Work!
West Greenwich, Rhode Island

NECTFL Conference 2013– Multiple Intelligences in the Hebrew
Language Classroom, March 2013, Baltimore, Md.
NECTFL Conference 2013- Donde Viven los Monstruos Hands On TEACHING LAB , Baltimore,
Md.

Native Island Arts in the Spanish FLES Classroom,
AATSP Conference , Washington, DC July 6, 2011

NHAWLT Conference , Manchester, NH October 25, 20014

French Hands-On Cultural Activities in the FLES classroom.
NHAWLT Conference 2010, Manchester, NH October 2010

Viva Flamenco, 3 hour workshop, bring Flamenco to your classroom as
a culture
unit and very interactive. History, music ,vocabulary, film, footwork, and more.
NECTFL Conference 2010, New York City, NY March 28, 2010

Session presentation: ASL in the World Language Classroom
NHAWLT Conference 2009, Manchester, NH October 23, 2009
FLAME Conference 2010 Portland, Maine March 5, 2010
NECTFL Conference 2010, New York City, NY March 28, 2010
ACTFL Conference 2010, Boston, Ma. November 21, 2010

Idiomas Headway College, Miraflores, Lima, Peru and San Isidro, Lima,
Peru
Instituto Superior Pedagogica Privado
Professional Development Workshops on “Multiple Intelligences”
February 19, 2010 & February 26, 2010

Seacoast Educational Services – Professional Development Day conference
University of NH- “Aspire to Inspire” March 20, 2009
Workshop presented: ASL in the World Language Classroom

Professional Development Workshop ~ Hebrew ~Multiple Intelligences,
Differentiated Instruction and Neurodevelopmental patterns.
Temple Israel Portsmouth, NH August 16, 2009 Part I & August 23rd Part II,
2010

Leading a Community Seder: Meanings & Suggestions
NECTFL New York City, NY April 2009

How to survive a Greek Festival: Language lesson, music, dance, foods &
customs
to understand and enjoy the culture behind the festival.
NECTFL New York City, NY April 2009

Mead Fellows Leadership Award presentation follow-up
Presentation of FLES Linguafolio for teachers of World Languages k-6
NECTFL New York City, NY March 28, 2008

Incorporating the Fine Art Masters in the WL Classroom
Bringing the LOUVRE to your students. 3-hour presentation.
NECTFL New York City, NY March 26, 2008

“Muñecas, muñecas y mas muñecas” Creating
authentic dolls from Cuba, Peru and Guatemala for your classroom. 3-hour workshop
presented in Spanish.
NECTFL, Saturday April 1, 2006 New York City, NY.

“Hands-On Native Island Arts” ( French & Spanish) Ten
native projects covering the 5 C’s of language learning. Countries include
Haiti, Madagascar, Guadeloupe, Cozumel, Costa Rica & Dominican Republic.

NECTFL Thursday, March 31, 2005, New York City, NY.
NHAWLT Conference, October 29, 2004, New Castle, NH.

“Hands-on Cooperative Classroom Projects” Group projects
to promote cooperative learning and the 5 C’s of language learning education.
This workshop was selected semi-finalist for “Best of the Northeast”.
“Best of State”. Award NH
NHAWLT Conference November 9, 2001. Portsmouth, NH.
NECTFL Friday, April 11, 2003 Washington, DC.
FLAME March 2004 Portland, Maine.

“Let’s Assess FLES” A FLES home to school assessment
program implemented in New Castle, NH academic years Fall 2000-Spring 2003.

NHAWLT Conference 2001 Friday November 9, 2001 Portsmouth, NH.

“Flamenco Dance in the Spanish Classroom” Creating a unit
on flamenco history, language and dance for the Spanish classroom.
NHAWLT Conference November 1999. Attitash, New Hampshire.

“Creating a Successful International Festival” A step-by-step
plan for a successful world language school festival from A-Z
NHAWLT Conference October 1998, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

“Educating on a Shoe String” Creating interesting and effective
materials for language learning at a very low cost yielding great success in
language skills.
NHAWLT Conference Saturday November 6, 1997, Nashua, New Hampshire.

AWARDS

“ED”ies Excellence in Education Award 2013 NHAWLT/NH DOE

NHAWLT 2012 Teacher of Excellence


AATSP First-Time Attendee Stipend Award
AATSP 2011 Conference, Washington, DC April 5-9, 2011

NECTFL Mead Leadership Fellows Program Award. February 2007
Awarded at NECTFL Conference April 2007.

NHAWLT “Best of State” Award for “Hands-On Cooperative
Classroom projects.
NHAWLT Conference November 9, 2001, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Concours National de Français Certificat d’honneur, Professeur
du Lauréat
2003 & 2009

Grand Concours National French Contest, Students with State Chapter
& National Placements NH/VT chapters 2001-2009.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

NHAWLT Executive Board member (New Hampshire Association of World
Language Teachers) 1999-2013 Executive Board Past President, January 2006-2008.
Member ~ 1996-present. Professional Development for NH teachers.

NNELL (National Network for Early Language Learning)
Member 1999- present ~ NH State Representative 2008-2011.

NECTFL Advisory Counsel (Northeast Conference for Teachers of Foreign
Language) 2003/2005-present.

NECTFL Board of Directors elected April 18, 2009. Four year term 2010-2013.
Vice Chair 2014, Chair-2015, Past Chair 2016

AATF American Association for Teachers of French 1996-2006 & 2013-present

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

New Hampshire State Teacher Certification SPANISH and FRENCH EdID#69675

Fall 2003-Spring 2004 Misunderstood Minds Certificate. A professional
development series based on the work of Dr. Mel Levine and in conjunction with
his book A Mind at a Time. Maude H. Trefethen Elementary School New Castle,
NH.

PUBLICATIONS

NH Guidelines for World Language Learning K-College, Copyright 1997.

Steering Committee member 1996.
Contributor of Student portfolio work Stage I samples pp. 60-69
AATF Publication contributor- Integrating Literature into the
Middle School Curriculum, copyright 2015

EXHIBITS

NH State Department of Education display of student Art/Language exhibits.

Culture/Language connections of student work on exhibit.
Nov.-Dec. 2001, Nov.-Dec. 2002, Nov.-Dec. 2006, June 2013.

SUMMER LANGUAGE CAMPS

Summer Immersion Day camps for children ages 7-11. Self designed curriculum.
20 hours per week total immersion French Camp, Spanish Camp and World Cultures
Camp. New Castle, New Hampshire
July 2004, July 2005, July 2006, June/August 2007, July 2008, July 2009, 2011.

LANGUAGE COMPETENCIES

English, French, Spanish, Biblical Hebrew, working knowledge of Greek,
Italian, ASL

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Linguistics, Flamenco Dance, Yoga, Gardening, and Ethnic Music


REFERENCES

Dr. George Cushing, (retired)
Supt. of Schools, SAU 50 office
48 Post Road
Greenland, NH 03840
603-422-9572

Janis Hennessey, (retired)WL Dept. Chair- Dover High School
55 Alumni Drive
Dover, NH 03820
603-516-6967

Rabbi David H. Mark, Temple Sholom
132 SE 11th Avenue
Pompano Beach, Florida
954-942-6410