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Dwayne Hess

221 S. Mount Street
Baltimore, MD 21223



M.S.  Reading.  GPA: 3.9. Coppin State University Expected Graduation Date: May 2009

B.A. English Education. GPA: 3.3. Eastern Mennonite University.  Graduation: December 1993

Work Experience

2007- Present           Academic Coordinator, Fresh Start Program, Living Classrooms Foundation

Teach Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED classes and tutor teenagers who are on probation. Administer GED Official Practice Test (OPT) and Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Coordinate volunteer tutors and mentors.

2008- Present            Part-time Instructor, South Baltimore Learning Center

Teach GED classes to adults of all ages. Supervise volunteer tutors.


2003- 2007            English for Speakers of Other Languages Instructor, BCCC

Taught various levels and subjects to adult international students at the Harbor Campus. Coordinated off-site ESOL program.


2002- 2007            ABE/GED Instructor, GED Coordinator, The Learning Bank/COIL

Taught ABE and GED classes to adults. Administered GED OPT and CASAS test. Collected fees and supervised volunteer tutors.


1998-2001            Co-founder, Building Renovation Coordinator, Language Arts Instructor, Volunteer Coordinator, Mount Clare Christian School

            Helped start and run a neighborhood middle school for urban youth.


1993-1998            English Instructor, Harbor City High School (BCPS)

Taught 9th and 10th grade English at alternative high school.

Related Experiences

2000-Present                        A New Faith Community

Board Member, Building Project Coordinator, Tutoring Program Co-founder


2003- Present                         Christian Peacemaker Teams

Trained in conflict mediation and international peacemaking. Served as a volunteer in international locations to assist with accompaniment for communities in conflict. Currently serving on the Undoing Racism Working Group.


2000-Present                        Dyslexia Tutoring Program

Received training for tutoring clients diagnosed as dyslexic. Tutor one-on-one.


1999- Present                         New Southwest/Mount Clare Community Association

Member-at-large. Also served as board member, and member of housing committee.


2001, 2006                         Damascus Road Anti-Racism Training

            Completed anti-racism training analysis.