Laurinburg, NC 28352
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.
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
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.
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