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Art Teacher

Laurinburg, North Carolina, 28352, United States
February 08, 2011
Contact Info:

Lisa PreFontaine

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Laurinburg, NC 28352

(616) ***-****/(910) ***-****

OBJECTIVE: To Teach Art in a K-12 Art Classroom


****-**** ******* ***lege of Art And Design Of Ferris State University,

Michigan K-12 Provisional Art Teacher Certification, 2007

2001 Grand Rapids Community College, GR, MI Multimedia courses – Macromedia

Director, Multimedia, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw

1983-1987 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors

U of M Study Abroad, Florence, Italy, 1985

1991 Transworld Teachers, Inc. ESL/EFL Teacher’s Certificate


8/2009- Art Teacher

Present Washington Park Elementary, Laurinburg, NC

Teach Art to elementary school students, Pre-K to 5th grade. Concentrate

on the principles and elements of art. Utilize Bloom’s Taxonomy and

The North Carolina Art Course of Study.

9/2007 -

6/2008 Art Teacher

Scotland High School, Laurinburg, NC

Taught Art I to 9th through 12th grade public school students. My goal was to

provide the broadest opportunity for students to develop artistic, creative and

analytical abilities, using the principles/elements, art criticism, Drawing on the

Right Side of the Brain and cross-curriculum thinking.

2003-2007 Substitute Teacher

Muskegon Public Schools, Muskegon, Michigan. Muskegon Area Intermediate

School District, MI,. Reeths Puffer School District, North Muskegon, MI.

Worked predominantly in Special Education classrooms, K-12, including

Severely Handicapped, Learning Handicapped, Developmentally Delayed,

Autistically Impaired, Emotionally Impaired, Mildly Handicapped, and

Language/Speech Impaired, as well as Pre-Primary Impaired Preschool

classrooms. Also worked in Regular Education

1999-2000 Play/Music Teacher

Gymboree Corporation., San Francisco, California

Instructed children and adults in developmental play activities for children,

ages 0 to 5. Provided basic music instruction to children, ages 18 months to 5.

1992-1996 Preschool Paraprofessional

San Francisco Unified School District

Worked as a substitute paraprofessional in both Regular Education classrooms and

Special Education classrooms.

1991-1992 ESL Teacher

Transworld Teachers/Students, Inc. San Francisco, California

Taught English as a Second Language to multicultural group of student, at the

beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of language development.

Received students to school, processed F1 visas, provided testing, level

placement, housing information, orientation to the school, and maintained

student accounts.

Ongoing Graphic Artist/Painter

Created logos, advertising and posters for music promotion. Created a mural at

Tucker’s Ice Cream in Alameda, CA.

Paint commissioned artwork

Art Showing – Grand Rapids, Michigan and Laurinburg, NC

SKILLS Speaking/working knowledge - basic Spanish, basic French.

Knowledge of many multimedia programs, including Final Cut Pro,

Live Type, Soundtrack, Illustrator, Photoshop, Macromedia Director

and Smart Board Technology.