Name    : Ekhlas Ali Mohsin Alwan Al-Shimmary
DOB     : 1974 / Baghdad
Marital status: married , a mother of one son and waiting for another child; I live with my family (husband and son) in Najaf/Iraq.
Education:
1.B.A. in English Language / College of Education - Ibn Rushd / University of Baghdad/ Academic Year (1995-1996).
2.M.A. in English Language and Linguistics / College of Education - Ibn Rushd / University of Baghdad (1999).
3.B.A. in French Language / College of Languages / University of Baghdad / Academic Year (2002-2003).
4.Diploma in German Language (Non-Departmental Language) / College of Languages/ University of Baghdad / Academic Year (2002-2003).

Experience:
1.Lecturer in the College of Languages /University of Baghdad / Department of French and Department of Spanish / Academic Year (1997-1998).

2.Lecturer in Al-Mansour Institute for Languages and Computer / Baghdad (1998).

3.Lecturer in the College of Education -Ibn Rushd / University of Baghdad / Department of English / Academic Year (1998-1999).

4.Lecturer in Al-Harthiya Institute for Languages and Computer / Baghdad (2000) / (2002).

5.Lecturer in Al-Maher Institute for languages and computer / Baghdad (2000-2002).

6.Lecturer in the College of Languages / University of Baghdad/ Department of Russian Language / Academic Years (2003-2004) and (2005-2006).

7.Associate teacher at the University of Baghdad /College of Languages / Department of English / Official Governmental Appointment in Jan. / 2006.

8.Associate teacher at the University of Kufa / College of Arts / Department of English / Jan.2007-present.

9.Director of the Department of Cultural Relations /University of Kufa / Sept.2007- Aug.2008.

10.TOEFL ITP Administrator at the University of Kufa .

11.Head of the Teaching Committee / TOEFL Centre at the University of Kufa / 2007 - Oct. 2010 .

12.Director of the TOEFL Centre / University of Kufa / Aug.2008 - Oct. 2010 .

13.Head of the English Club Committee / TOEFL Centre / University of Kufa 2009 - Oct. 2010 .

14.Supervisor in charge of the videoconference sessions of Kufa University with Rider University in the USA 2009 - present .

15.A visiting Scholar at Rider University , Lawrenceville , NJ , to deliver speeches on the Culture , Society and Media of Iraq for two months ( July -August ) 2010 .

16.Advisor in charge of a students advisors workshop at Kufa University(Nov.28th-Dec.2nd/2010).

17.Trainer in charge of training the Fifth year students of the Teachers Institute for Women in Najaf (Jan.18th/2011- present).

18.Attending the State Alumni Day in Iraq as an Alumnus who participated in one of the US Embassy programs: "SUSI" in 2008.


Training Courses I had :
1.A training session to administer the TOEFL test / Amman ETS 26/1/2008 - 1/2/2008.

2.A Course on Contemporary American Literature / Study of US Institutes / University of Louisville 2/7/2008 - 2/8/2008 .

3.Online Course " Shaping the way We Teach English " / University of Oregon .

4.Online Course " Building Teaching Skills Through Interactive Web " / University of Oregon .

5.Student Advisors workshop / Baghdad / Sponsored by the Academy of Education Development - US embassy  10/10 - 14/10/2009 .

6.Workshop for teachers of English / University of Kufa / Sponsored by the English Language Office - US embassy  6/1 - 7/1/2010 .

7.Training the trainers Workshop / Baghdad / Sponsored by the Academy of Education Development - US embassy  4/4 - 15/4/2010 .

8.Advanced training for Student Advisors / Erbil / Sponsored by the Academy of Education Development - US embassy 10/5 - 13/5/2010 .


My Lectures:

1.        First Year:

2.        Second Year: