John Joseph O’Heron Jr, M.A. johnoheronjr@hotmail.com

ENGLISH, LANGUAGE, INSTRUCTOR, TEACHER, TRAINER, TRANSLATOR, JOURNALIST

2009-2017 Language Consultant, Teacher, Trainer, Photo-Journalist, Self Employed.

2005-2009 KFUPM University of Petroleum & Mining Engineering, Saudi Arabia.
Lecturer: English, Research Institute: Technical Editing Board Member.

2002 Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. Taught university English Classes.

1999-2001 United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E. Taught English for
for Special Purposes to Science, Engineering and Humanities Students.

1993-1999 Pinellas County Public Schools, Largo, Florida. Taught English, Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development and Photography.

1996-1999 Aviation Language Schools, Miami, FL. Taught Aviation English to aerospace and business professionals. English-Portuguese Translator, Sikorskey Flight Simulator.

1995 Soong Sil University, Seoul, Korea. English Instructor. Taught university English classes.

1993 St. Thomas University, Miami FL, English Instructor. Taught English to Latin immigrants, preparation for work and to study in U.S. universities.

1992 Universidade Estadual Santa Cruz, Ilhéus, Brazil. Taught College English.

1990-1991 Eiken English Center, Kurashiki, Japan. Taught English in manufacturing, engineering, and petrochemical industry including Mitsubishi Motors, and Mazda Corp.

1988-91 English Instructor Instituto Cultural Brasileiro-Norte-Americano, Porto Alegre. Brazil, Taught employees of multinational steel plant Compania Sidurgica de Tubarão, Vitória and Cargill International, Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil.

1986-1988 International Language Institute, U. of South Florida, Tampa. Taught Academic English grammar, writing, listening, speaking, reading and
TOEFL preparation, to foreign students, immigrants, refugees, and scholars.

SKILLS: MS Office, Adobe E-Learning Suite: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver. Languages: Speak Portuguese, Spanish, French. Extensive travel and work experience in U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico, South America, Middle East. Professional Photographer and Journalist.

EDUCATION:
University of South Florida, Tampa. M.A., Applied Linguistics/TESOL.

University of Calgary, Canada. B.F.A., Photography / Fine Arts.

University of Alaska, Fairbanks B.A. Philosophy, minor Anthropology.

Université de Paris, Sorbonne
, Paris. History of Science and Technology.

Indiana University Graduate School, History and Philosophy of Science.

University of Illinois
, Institute of Aviation, Aerospace Engineering Diploma.


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:
Adult Instructor Professional Educator Certificate, Pinellas County, Florida
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License: Airframe and Powerplant, Federal Aviation Administration, USA.