Encouraging accessible learners, one day at a time!

[Image: RESUME in white capital letters with the background of a sleeping MacBook Pro in a cafe, with a iced beverage, phone, notebook, and pen beside it, and a parking lot in the background]

[Image: RESUME in white capital letters with the background of a sleeping MacBook Pro in a cafe, with a iced beverage, phone, notebook, and pen beside it, and a parking lot in the background]

Alexandria Taylor

 
[Image: Alexandria looking away from the camera, holding a piece of her hair in her hand. In the background is ivy leaves on a metal grating]

[Image: Alexandria looking away from the camera, holding a piece of her hair in her hand. In the background is ivy leaves on a metal grating]

 
 
[Image: Alexandria centered in black graduation robes. In the background are several of her PSU WGSS cohort members from PSU's 2016 Commencement Address] 

[Image: Alexandria centered in black graduation robes. In the background are several of her PSU WGSS cohort members from PSU's 2016 Commencement Address] 

education

  • Concordia University, Portland, OR | Aug 2016 -- Present
    • Master's of Arts in Teaching, expected May 2018
    • GPA: 4.00
  • Portland State University, Portland, OR | Mar 2014 -- Jun 2016
    • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
    • Bachelor of Arts in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA | Sep 2012 -- Mar 2014

 

[Image: Bell tower of Roosevelt high school in the bottom center of the image, with full trees in the foreground]

[Image: Bell tower of Roosevelt high school in the bottom center of the image, with full trees in the foreground]

Relevant experience

  • Evergreen School District, Vancouver, WA | Aug 2017 -- Present
    • Title: Substitute Educator
    • Respond to AESOP inquiries, facilitate current educator's instructions to ensure no lapse in learning, engage students in accessible and validating learning strategies, and communicate with all team members promptly 
  • Roosevelt High School, Portland, OR | Sep 2015 -- Dec 2015
    • Title: Writing Center Volunteer
    • Volunteer experience integrated into Social Justice in the K-12 Classroom Capstone
  • Wy'East Middle School, Vancouver, WA | Sep 2014 -- Jun 2015
    • Title: Classroom Volunteer
    • Facilitate classroom motivators, create classroom handouts, resolve student inquiries, and promote a safe learning environment
[Image: Disabilities on YouTube Panel from VidCon US 2016; Alexandria is on the far right moderating the panel, then [right to left], James Rath, Molly Burke, Tommy Edison, and Lolo (SittingPretty]

[Image: Disabilities on YouTube Panel from VidCon US 2016; Alexandria is on the far right moderating the panel, then [right to left], James Rath, Molly Burke, Tommy Edison, and Lolo (SittingPretty]

specializations

  • Apple Teacher certified
  • Public Speaker
    • Disabilities on YouTube Panelist and Moderator | VidCon US (2016, 2017)
    • FemTube Moderator (2016, 2017)
  • VidCon Disabilities Advisor
[Image: Alexandria holding a yellow ASUW SARVA sign to prompt volunteers to join the community (2013)]

[Image: Alexandria holding a yellow ASUW SARVA sign to prompt volunteers to join the community (2013)]

service projects

  • Sexual Assault and Relationship Activists, Seattle, WA | Jan 2013 -- Jun 2014
    • Position: Social Media Intern and Peer Volunteer
  • ROOTS Young Adult Shelter, Seattle, WA | Jan 2013 -- Mar 2014
    • Position: Overnight Volunteer

personal interests

  • Content Creator
    • YouTube | 2012 -- Present
  • Creator and Host of #FemTube
    • Network to empower underrepresented creators in online media
  • Creator and Host of #DisabilitiesonYT
    • Network to uplift disabled voices in online and physical spaces
  • Co-Host of Into the Twilight
    • Weekly dissection of The Twilight Saga
[Image: close-up of two buttons; left--blue button with pink TV background and white capital letters, FEMTUBE VIDCON 2017; right-- yellow button with various icons of disability related items, and white capital letters, DISABILITIES ON YOUTUBE!]

[Image: close-up of two buttons; left--blue button with pink TV background and white capital letters, FEMTUBE VIDCON 2017; right-- yellow button with various icons of disability related items, and white capital letters, DISABILITIES ON YOUTUBE!]