National Louis University, Heidelberg, Germany |
|B. S. Liberal Arts,
Sociology & Psychology, Regents College, New York, USA |
of English/German, Darmstadt, Germany|
I am holding a Masters's Degree in Education
in Heidelberg, Germany (former name: National Teacher's College),
and a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts with majors in
Sociology and Psychology
from Excelsior College, New York
(former name: Regents College).
I am a member in good standing of the
American Association of
Teachers of German.
By the Texas State Board for Educator Certification I am
certified to teach
German language, Psychology and Sociology.
I am authorized by the German Government as
a "Certified Translator
of the German
and English Language",
and I hold a
Certificate of Proficiency in English from the
University of Cambridge, Great Britain.
Before teaching High School, I worked as a free-lance Translator
for the languages German and English and I gained experience in Adult Education:
- From 1991-1999 I taught classes in German language, as well as
Functional Academic Skills in English language and Remedial Mathematics,
at the U.S. Army Education Center in Darmstadt, Germany.
- From 1990-1994 I taught basic and advanced German language courses
at Big Bend Community College
in Bad Kreuznach, Germany.
- From 1987-1994 I taught classes in English language at the
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I first learned about accounting and income taxes in Germany in 1971-1973,
as a part-time accounting apprentice to a Certified Public Accountant.
From 2007 on I prepared individual income taxes for a Jackson Hewitt franchisee,
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As an Enrolled Agent I use my expertise also to provide high-quality tax assistance
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From 1973 to 1998 I worked as a computer scientist
at the Deutsches Rechenzentrum,
National Research Center for Information Technology,
My professional emphasis was on portability of software,
on compatibility between computer systems,
and I continue to view and support the "World Wide Web" concept as a set of open,
global, independent, portable specifications that were never intended
to be abused and perverted by certain software and hardware manufacturers.
I am a retired Certified Computing Professional
with 25 years of experience with computers and software. I hold
ICCP proficiency certificates
for Business Information Systems and for the programming languages
BASIC, COBOL, PASCAL, and C++.
- From 1973 to 1985, besides using FORTRAN for the system INTEGA, I was acting systems programmer for Telefunken TR440.
- In 1973, in my spare time I designed and implemented system utilities in TR440 Assembler for the ZRS
(Zentrale Registrierstelle für Studienbewerber).
- In 1974, in my spare time I designed and implemented a computerized
accounting and costing system in COBOL on a mainframe computer IBM/370 DOS/VS for a German Fortune 500 company.
In 1980 the system was migrated to Siemens (now Fujitsu) BS2000 and some interactive DCAM-COBOL applications added.
- The system INTEGA, an automated software system for creating timetables, was written in FORTRAN and some Assembler routines.
From 1976 to 1985 I was porting the system INTEGA to IBM/OS using TSO/ISPF/JCL and to Siemens BS2000.
- In 1980 I was acting systems programmer for Siemens BS2000.
In 1982 I was acting systems programmer for IBM/VM. In 1983 I was acting systems programmer for IBM S/1 RPS.
- In 1995, in my spare time I developed a networked point-of-sale terminal system on personal computers
for a German startup company
and maintained it until 2001.
- From 1997-1998 I was acting webmaster using Perl, promoting internet access to German high schools (Schulen ans Netz).
I have working experience in legacy systems in:
|FORTRAN ||1973-99 ||( 15 years )|
|TELEFUNKEN Assembler ||1973-78 ||( 1 year )|
|ALGOL ||1973-76 ||( 3 years )|
|COBOL ||1973-88 ||( 8 years )|
|IBM/370 Assembler ||1974-82 ||( 2 years )|
|BASIC, diff. dialects ||1980-99 ||( 10 years )|
|PL/1 ||1982-86 ||( 4 years )|
|PASCAL ||1984-88 ||( 1 year )|
|MODULA II ||1985-88 ||( 2 years )|
|INTEL 8086 Assembler ||1988-93 ||( 0.5 years )|
|Mainframes ||Operating Systems|
|TELEFUNKEN TR440 ||BS/2 ||1973-80||( 7 years )|
|IBM 370/145 ||DOS Rel. 27...DOS/VS Rel. 32 ||1974-78||( 4 years )|
|IBM 370/158...3033 ||OS/MFT,OS/MVT,MVS,
JCL,TSO,ISPF ||1974-88||( 14 years )|
|SIEMENS 4004...78xx ||BS2000 ||1978-85||( 7 years )|
|IBM 4341...4361 ||VM/SP ||1982-85||( 3 years )|
|IBM S/1 || RPS ||1983-87||( 4 years )|
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