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High School Teacher

East Liberty, Ohio, 43319, United States
April 20, 2017

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Experienced and highly skilled educator with extensive volunteer leadership experience is currently seeking a full-time administrative position.

Work Experience

High School Vocal Music Teacher, Will Rogers High School, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1983-1986

Led and taught Chorale, Choir, Girls’ Glee Club and guitar. In addition, introduced jazz choir.

Worked with soloists and ensembles outside of class.

Raised funds, totaling $10,000, recruited at area middle schools and organized performances.

General and Vocal Music Teacher, Madison County Public Schools, Madison, Virginia 1986-1988

Developed a general music program for grades 1-7 and choir for grades 8-12 daily in three schools.

Raised funds, totaling $5,000, and organized performances.

Dental Assistant, Dr. William Ben Johnson, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1988-1989

Assisted endodontist as he performed root canal procedures.

Prepared trays, sterilized equipment, took and developed x-rays, inserted temporary fillings.

Adjunct Elementary Music Education Professor, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1991-1993

Taught elementary music methods to education majors and music majors.

Observed and evaluated students teachers in the field.

General and Vocal Music Teacher, Sapulpa Middle School, Sapulpa, Oklahoma 1992-1997

Taught Little Chiefs Boys’ Choir, Little Chiefs Girls’ Choir, Chief-Tone Boys’ Choir, Chief-Tone Girls’ Choir and general music classes and introduced Chief-Chimes.

Prepared soloists, ensembles, and choirs for competition and performances.

Served in a leadership capacity on the School Improvement Committee.

Private Music Teacher, Mrs. Essley’s Studio, East Liberty, Ohio 43319 2001-02, 2004 to present

Developed and executed private piano and voice lessons to students in my home.

Substitute English Teacher, Utsunomiya Adult Education, Utsunomiya, Japan 2003-2004

Taught weekly English classes to Japanese adults when regular teacher traveled overseas.

Interacted with students outside of class to hone their conversational skills.

Speech Coach, Alpha Omega Speech & Debate Association, West Jefferson and Columbus, Ohio 2007-2015

Taught weekly speech classes during the fall semester and coached individuals in speech in the spring semester.

Operated as Debate Tab Coordinator and Judge Orienteer during competition season.

Music Director and Children’s Ministry Director, Christ Our King Church, Bellefontaine, Ohio 2001-02, 2004 to present

Initiated and directed five musical groups, directed the musical, “Truth,” directed the Creation Project.

Currently directing the Children’s Ministry with a revolving staff of 75.


Bachelor of Music Education, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1983

Master of Music Education, Tulsa University, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1993

Thesis Title: The Effect of Short-Term Instruction upon Aural Discrimination Ability.

Volunteer Experience

Teacher, Essley Academy, East Liberty, Ohio 1999-2017

Elementary Administrator and Music Teacher, Logan County Coop, West Liberty, Ohio 2000-2003

Founder and Board Member, Columbus Classical Academy, Columbus, Ohio 2011-2014

Recital Coordinator, Leap of Faith Dance Company, Westerville, Ohio 2016-2017


Stacy Rogan Christ Our King Administrator

4147 County Road 55

Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311


Kelley Haney Leap of Faith Dance Company Creative Director

939 Eastwind Drive

Westerville, OH 43081


LaRue Basinger Alpha Omega Speech Debate Association Administrator

5329 Redlands Drive

Hilliard, Ohio 43026


Dr. Gerald Siverson Tulsa University advisor (retired)

4020 West Palm Aire Drive, Apt. #211

Pompano Beach, Florida 33069-4191


Janet Vernon Sapulpa Middle School Principal (retired)

3220 NW 63rd Street

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116-3704


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