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Anson Gonzalez

(809) 637-4516; 637-7878
P O Box 3254
Diego Martin, xx xx
Trinidad and Tobago

e-mail: ansong@trinidad.net

Summary

Accomplished communicator and administrator with team leadership and teamplaying skills in public and private organizations as writer, speaker, designer, publisher, photographer,teacher, performer and also computer competent in word processing and desktop publishing and familiarity with WWW.


Education

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus - MPhil 1982, English

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus - BA 1971, Arts & General Studies

Government Training College for Teachers - Teacher's Diploma, 1959


Work Experience

Principal, UWI Sixth Form School
1991 - 1996
Responsible for Academic Staff performance
Responsible for Clerical staff performance
Responsible for Ancillary staff performance
Responsible for Student academic achievement
School Supervisor I, Ministry of Education
1986 - 1989
Supervision of a school district
Administrative supervision of Principals and teachers
Responsible for Curriculm delivery in a school district
Responsible for plant maintenance in a district
University Lecturer, Univ of the West Indies
1987 - 1988
Teaching Caribbean Literature
Preparation of Lectures / Tutorials
Preparation of examinations
Counselling students
School Publications Officer
1972 - 1986
Researching and writing publications
Design and supervision of production
Assisting with promotion and distribution
Assisting with administration of unit


Honors

Writers Union of Trinidad & Tobago - Award for Contributions to Poetry Day 1990

Writers Union of Trinidad & Tobago - Writer of the Year 1988

University of the West Indies Award 25th Anniversary Award for Poetry, 1987

Univ. of Miami Caribbean Writers Summer Institute, Michener Fellow 1996

Univ. of Miami CWSI, Cert of Merit for Contributions to Art and Culture '96


Activities

Editor-Publisher, The New Voices, since 1973

Editor-Publisher, The New Voices Newsletter, since 1981

Publisher, New Voices Press, since 1973

President, Writers Union of Trinidad and Tobago, 1988-90

Promoter, Poetry Day in the Caribbean 1979 to present