My Resume

                                                                                                                                    

Objective: To obtain a teaching position at the primary or secondary level that utilizes my passion for the visual arts and my strengths in creating a collaborative and caring school community.

Education and Credentials:

 Master of Arts in Teaching:

Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri:  2008

Bachelor of Science in Art Education:

Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota: 1995

State of Minnesota Teaching Credential, K-12 Visual Art

State of North Carolina Teaching Credential, K-12 Visual Art

 

Teaching Experience:

International School of Brussels- Brussels, Belgium         08/2011-Present

Curriculum Experience:

  • Courses taught: International Baccalaureate Art, Studio Art, Textile and Fashion Design
  • Experience in developing and implementing criterion based assessment

Leadership Experience:

  • Head of high school visual arts department, experienced in budgeting, voicing the needs of the department to the head of school, and developing curriculum.

Technical Experience:

  • Blackboard, web-based learning program
  • Power Grade, web-based grade book

 Coaching Experience:

  • Girls’ JV Basketball

Francine Delany New School for Children- Asheville, NC       4/2011-6/2011

  • One on one aide for 7th grade student, monitoring the student’s behavior and academic progress.

American International School Dhaka- Dhaka, Bangladesh    8/2006-6/2010

Curriculum Experience:

  • Courses taught: AP Studio Art, International Baccalaureate Art, Art 1, Digital Photography and Film Editing, Printmaking, Sculpture and Mixed Media
  • Experienced in Understanding by Design curriculum writing and Atlas Rubicon curriculum mapping

Leadership Experience:

  • Head of high school visual arts department, experienced in budgeting, voicing the needs of the department to the head of school, developing curriculum and implementing the International Baccalaureate art curriculum.   (3 years)
  • Lead Advisor 12th grade  (3 years)
  • Co-Leader Streetwise service learning and Green Art groups (2 years)

Technical Experience:

  • Power school, the web-based student information system
  • Atlas Rubicon, WikiSpaces, Adobe Photoshop, and iMovie

Coaching Experience:

  • Head girls’ volleyball (3 years) and basketball coach (2 years).
  • Assistant girls’ volleyball (1 year) and basketball coach (2 years)

 Organization of Special Events:

  • School-wide art fair and faculty art show
  • Graduation, Prom, and the 12th grade class trip
  • SAISA art festival, which includes schools from the South Asian Region

American School of the Hague- Wassenaar,  Netherlands  8/1995- 6/2004

Curriculum Experience:

  • Courses taught: 5th-8th grade visual art and physical education, AP Studio Art, International Baccalaureate Art, Art 1

Leadership Experience:

  • Co-Chair fine arts accreditation committee
  • Co-leader of the visual arts curriculum review
  • Lead 11th grade advisor (3 years)

Coaching Experience:

  • Middle school track and field (3 years)
  • Varsity girls’ volleyball (4 years) and varsity boys’ volleyball (3 years)
  • Varsity girls’ basketball (8 years) and slow pitch softball (2years)

Organization of Special Events:

  • Middle school class trips
  • School-wide art fair
  • High School Prom

Professional Development and Organizations:

 Penland School of Crafts- Penland, NC.

  • Two week intensive course in printmaking (2008, 2010)
  • Two week intensive course in textile surface design (2007)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Conferences- Mumbai, India, Rome, Italy, London, England

  • Conferences to collaborate with other art educators in order to gain understanding in how to effectively implement the IB visual arts curriculum.

ELMLE Conferences- Stockholm, Sweden, Budapest, Hungary

  • A yearly conference that conducted a variety of workshops concerned with middle level education.

Member of the National Art Education Association

References supplied on request

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