Classroom Agriculture teacher in Environmental and Natural Resource and Horticulture Education at Daniel Boone High School with a strong belief that todays students must be given the opportunity to experience,first-hand, our natural environment, to make a difference in our world tomorrow.
My objective is to obtain a leadership position in outdoor and environmental education.
Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students in Environmental and Natural Resource and Horticulture education
Coached students in Forestry, Envirothon, Land Evaluation, Agriculture Issues, and Agriculture Sales Career Development Events and FFA Advisor
Developed networking sales contacts and increased sales of one product line over 100% in 4 months.
Developed excellent communication skills as an independent commissioned sales representative. In top five representatives in Tennessee in several product lines repeatedly.
Routinely met or exceeded sales and profit goals.
Obtained highly qualified secondary science and agriculture teaching status
Course work in Biology and Education
Robert Noyce Scholarship recipient
Professional Teaching License Tennessee Department of Education
Endorsements: 415 Biology 7-12, 448 Agriculture Education 7-12
Highly Qualified: Science K-6, Science 7-8, Biology 9-12
EPA Watershed training certificate
National Association of Agriculture Educators
Between 2002 and 2006 I worked as an insurance sales representative, working directly with clients and prospects with life and health insurance products and annuities.
The strong verbal and written communication skills developed and trained throughout my sales career will serve me well as Executive Director at the Great Smoky Mountains Institute and Tremont.
I have a strong interest in backpacking and hiking from New Mexico to the Cherokee National Forest and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
I am an Eagle Scout, BSA and hold a Private Pilot Certificate FAA.
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