Anton Milardovic




TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS
    • Ontario Teacher's Certificate - Primary/Junior, July 1996
    • O.E.C.T.A. Certificate of Equivalent Standing for Religious Education Part I - September 1997
    • Additional Qualifications - Intermediate, March 1999
    • Additional Qualifications - Computer Science Part I, March 2000

EDUCATION
    Bachelor of Education, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario, June 1996
    • included workshops: Project Wild; Nutrition P.I.; Focus on Forests; Science, Math, and Technology Workshop; Agriculture in the Classroom; Computers in the Classroom
    • took courses in Special Education, Drama, Religious Education in the Catholic School
    Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Religious Studies), St. Jerome's College, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, May 1995
    • included a minor in Croatian Studies and courses in Philosophy and Computer Science
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma, St. Jerome's High School, Kitchener, Ontario, June 1990
    • included courses in Computer Science and Math

HONOURS AND AWARDS
    • St. Benedict C.S.S. Staff Member of the Year, May 2000
    • St. Jerome's College Contribution to College Life Award, March 1995
    • St. Jerome's College Award for Greatest Contribution to the Students' Union, March 1994
    • Award by the Chair of Croatian Studies for Highest Mark in the Program, April 1993

TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE
    Classroom Teacher - grades 10 through 12, St. Benedict Catholic Seconday School, Waterloo Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board, Cambridge, Ontario, September 1998 to Present
    • teach in the business and computer section, courses include Keyboarding, Computer Programming, Business English, Marketing
    • provide staff and students with computer support, troubleshooting
    Classroom Teacher, St. Louis Adult Learning Centre, Waterloo Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board, Cambridge, Ontario, September 1998 to Present
    • teach adults computer and internet courses
    Occasional Teacher, Waterloo Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board, Kitchener, Ontario, January 1997 to June 1998
    • teach students from kindergarten through to OAC level
    Classroom Teacher - grade 10, Croatian Heritage Language High School Program, Kitchener, Ontario, October 1996 to present
    • teach high school students and adults Croatian grammar and literature
    • prepare curriculum to challenge students at all levels (no prior knowledge of Croatian to advanced)
    Croatian folklore music instructor, "Queen Helena" Canadian-Croatian Cultural & Charitable Society, Kitchener, Ontario, September 1989 to June 1995
    • wrote music arrangements to correspond to dance choreographies
    • conducted a twenty member orchestra, children aged 8 to 19
    • instructed children aged 6 to 12 in elementary music theory
    • vocal instructor for all four dance groups, dancers aged 6 to 45
    Croatian folklore music and dance instructor, Canadian-Croatian Folklore Ensemble "Dubrovnik", London, Ontario, January 1992 to May 1995
    • wrote dance choreographies for all three dance groups, children aged 4 to 20
    • wrote music arrangements to correspond to choreographies
    • instructed children aged 7 to 10 in elementary music theory
    • vocal instructor for all three dance groups
    • produced and directed group's first annual concert in January 1995
    Classroom Teacher, Croatian Heritage Language High School Program, Waterloo, Ontario, May to June 1995, May 1996
    • taught high school students Croatian grammar and literature

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
    Ward Clerk, Hemodialysis Unit, Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario, October 1996 to September 1997
    • answer multiple line telephone
    • prepare patient charts, bloodwork requisitions
    • transcribe physicians orders, communicate information to appropriate individuals
    • liaise between nurses, doctors, labs and other hospital units, outside agencies
    • develop and maintain computerized patient database
    • department superuser; provide computer instruction and support to sixty staff members of the unit
    Secretary/Receptionist, Nutrition Counselling & Food Services, Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario, June 1995 to September 1996 (summer and casual)
    • answered multiple line telephone
    • booked patient appointments with dietitians in seven different fields
    • typed confidential patient reports and hospital documents
    • created and implemented computerized departmental library system
    • received WHMIS training in August 1995
    Secretary/Receptionist, Special Testing Unit, Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario, June 1993 to October 1996 (summer and casual)
    • answered multiple line telephone
    • booked appointments for physicians and technicians in nine different labs
    • typed confidential patient reports from dictation for ten physicians
    • provided computer support for other hospital employees
    Business card/flier/booklet designer and printer, Croatian Ace Printing, Kitchener, Ontario, February 1992 to present
    • initiated my own business to provide printing services
    • design books, business cards, fliers, pamphlets, and resumes
    • provide computer hardware and software tutoring and telephone support

ADDITIONAL EXPERTISE
    Music
    • play a wide range of string, percussion, and keyboard instruments
    • musician with three Croatian folklore groups
    • write arrangements for multiple voices and instruments
    • former lead singer of Croatian band
    Computer
    • proficient in many commercial software packages: Lotus 1-2-3, MS Excel, MS Word, WordPerfect, CorelDRAW!, Harvard Graphics, Aldus PageMaker, Aldus FrameMaker, Ventura DTP, MS Powerpoint, MS Access, Pegasus Mail, cc:Mail, Netscape Navigator, MS Internet Explorer
    • eighteen years of computer programming experience in a variety of languages: GW BASIC, QuickBASIC, PASCAL, COBOL, C, Turing, HyperText Markup Language, Javascript, Java; on DOS, MAC, and ICON based computers
    • typing speed of 75 words per minute
    Languages
    • fluent in English and Croatian
    • working knowledge of French and German

COMMUNITY SERVICE
    • member of the St. Anthony Daniel Parish Contemporary Choir, 1997-2000
    • member of the Oktoberfest Schools Committee, 1993-1998
    • section representative for my education section at Nipissing University, 1996
    • yearbook editor for my education section at Nipissing University, 1996
    • member of Nipissing University's team for the selection of a new Dean of Education, 1996
    • captain of my education section's intramural volleyball team, 1995
    • treasurer of the St. Jerome's College Students' Union, 1994-1995
    • member of the President's Financial Committee at St. Jerome's College, 1994-1995
    • layout editor of the Across The Creek, the St. Jerome's College monthly newsletter, 1992-1995
    • production manager of the Across The Creek, 1992-1994
    • member of the "Queen Helena" C. C. C. & C. S. fundraising committee (1991-1995), annual concert committee (1987-1995), organizer of the group's bingos (1992-1994)
    • editor of the CRO-WAT Chronicle, a monthly newspaper put out by the Croatian Students' Association at the University of Waterloo, 1990-1991
    • treasurer of the Croatian Students' Association at the University of Waterloo, 1991-1992
    • organizer and conductor of Church choir and folk musicians for feast day Masses, 1985-1995

INTERESTS
    • greatly involved in national and international Croatian organizations
    • enjoy composing music and writing computer programs in my spare time
    • maintain largest index of Croatian websites on the internet (CroLinks) at http://www.crolinks.com and on five mirror sites, in Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Croatia
    • maintain the largest database of Croatian songs on the internet (CroMusic) at http://www.crolinks.com/cromusic/

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