Bebe B.
Online English / Academic Coach

Native language: English US
Other Languages: .
Currently living in: United States
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Bebe Brookman
San Diego CA 92119
619 733 4786
Professional Experience

Cyber English Teacher 2009 - Present
Teach English to Korean students over the internet.

Master Academic Coach 2005 – Present
Supervise Academic Coaches as they communicate by email with students and monitor the computer programs students are using.

Site Supervisor 2005 – 2007
Supervise On-Site Instructors as they work in Computer Labs with Progressive Learning software making sure Instructors are able to help students log-in and complete assignments and answer emails to their academic coaches.

` Academic Coach 2003 – 2005
Keep in touch, by email, with students in a variety of schools, helping them with academic and personal development

On-Line English Consultant 4.08 – 8.08
Using curriculum developed by abctutor, I conduct conversations online using software that allows me to upload lessons and be seen on web cam as I engage English Language Learners in business related English.

Relationship Coach 2004 – 2006
Using the material developed by Dr. John Gray in his ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” books, consult with callers on communication and relationship issues

Monart School of the Arts Solana Beach CA 2003 – 2005
Art Teacher
Teach in after-school enrichment programs at various schools in San Diego area using the art education philosophies of Mona Brooks as described in her book, ‘Drawing with Children’.

San Diego Unified Schools San Diego CA Retired 2003

Birney Elementary School San Diego CA 1992 – 2003
Taught kindergarten/1st grade combination and 2nd grade Structured English. Taught the 3rd Grade After School Reading Program. Participated in staff development for this program including, Guided Reading, Shared Reading, Shared Writing, DRA Assessment. Worked on various committees including Governance, Discipline, Staff Development, and Technology and served as SDEA representative. Co-authored a phonics handbook for parents.

Gage Elementary School San Diego CA 1985 - 1992
Taught various grades including 5th, 6th, 2nd, 1st, and Sheltered English. Worked on development and presentation of Governance document to staff, parents and community. Also involved in School Site Council, PTA, Student Council, Walk-jog-a-thon, Staff development, Language Arts Representative and SDEA Representative. Worked to publish Writers Workshop student booklet.

Sojourner Truth Elementary School Chicago IL 1979 - 1985
Taught various grades including 2nd, 1st, and Kindergarten. Worked with community leaders to develop after school activities for students. Applied (luckily without success) for the NASA Teacher in Space program.

Walt Disney Magnet School Chicago IL 1972 –1979
Taught in the first racially balanced magnet school in Chicago. Teachers were selected by careful evaluation and observation by a panel of educators from the Chicago Board of Education and Northwestern University. In addition to teaching in a unique ‘open space’, developmentally appropriate setting and developing new curriculum, teachers were often video taped for information sessions and interviews with the public and local news.
Volunteer Experience

KPBS Radio San Diego, CA 2006 - present
On air reader of the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper for blind and visually impaired listeners. (Twice/month)
Alliance for International Women’s Rights 2009 - present
Using Skype, teach English and have discussions with a woman in Pakistan. (Twice/week)


Certificate of Teaching English to Young Learners –University of Maryland Fall 2009
Certificate of Distance Teaching and - Indiana University Fall 2008
Master of Education – Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA 1972
Bachelor of Science – Psychology / Philosophy - University of Illinois, Champaign IL 1970
Continuing Education including 90 units beyond Masters 1972 - present

Available for employment.

  • Part-time, Contract
  • Location: Online using skype or my virtual classroom. I am offering free conversation classes at Please join a free conversation class.
  • ESL Job Interests: I would like to work one-on-one using my virtual classroom and/or skype
Please contact me for more information.