Music educator/ Fine Arts Department Chair June 1977 – January 2010
Over twenty years of experience communicating with the public, individual instruction and performance based objectives.
Selected as “Teacher of the Year”, Outstanding Young Music Educator, Who’s Who in American Education and Chaired curriculum and faculty committees on instructional review and change.
Recognized by major corporation (Walt Disney Company) for excellence and participated within national level competition and achievement
Recognized by State legislature (Georgia) and selected as music representative for state ( South Carolina)
Achieved and exceeded instructional levels within department and program basis for state and national standards
Responsible for the adaptation and incorporation of technology for instruction, administration, and communication within county systems and support organizations
Responsible for the design and execution of email communication, training new employees on the use and guidelines of such technology
Electronic Data Systems June 2000 – August 2001
Assisted Frigidaire Home Products consumers via telephone with concerns regarding their home major appliances
Trained in public relations and consumer services
Responsible for making sound financial decisions on behalf of Frigidaire while providing world class service
Researched and provided product relation information including warranty and servicing.
Walt Disney World October 1979 – December 1982
Member of development team for Epcot performance team, “World Corp”
Responsible for communicating and managing logistics for school music programs participating in the Magic Music Days within the Magic Kingdom
Member of recording and performance team with the Magic Kingdom,
Responsible for maintaining positive liaisons with visitors to the park during performance and pre-show events.
Hodges Mace Benefit Group October 2013 – December 2013
Responsible for enrollment of personnel into core and voluntary benefits provided by contracted employers
Responsible for maintaining positive communication with clients and personnel while processing enrollment
Met and exceeded expectations of work, travel and individual production
Colonial Life December 2012 - Present
Trained in opening accounts for Colonial Life, maintaining accounts, assisting consumers with issues with claims, and enrolling individuals in insurance benefits.
Achieved Gold level of production in total production for the first year.
Auburn University September 1972 – December 1977
B.S. Ed – major area of concentration: Instrumental music education
M.S. Ed – major area of concentration: Secondary education/curriculum design
Liberty University January 2010 - PRESENT
ED. D – area of concentration: instruction and learning/ research concentration: The Use of Brain Science to Change Instructional Design Within Modern School Design
A.Trained on computer platforms for consumer assistance with insurance claims with Colonial, Unum, All State, Benefit Solver, ProducerNet, BenefitsPro, and Plane
B.Fully literate on all Microsoft platform products.
C.Competent on PC and Mac platforms
D.Ability to adapt to changing situation, conditions and expectation
E.Communication skills are extremely high with ability to transfer ideas to individuals on their ability to perceive and understand
F.Able to instruct basic and intermediate skills on the use of Applications and computer use to non-literate personnel
G.Able to adjust to performance expectations that change due to outside influence