I am a dynamic and experienced teacher. I am especially interested in a long-term situation that takes advantage of my knowledge and provides an opportunity for diverse responsibilities and continued professional growth.
High School Art TeacherDelaware Valley Charter High School - Philadelphia, PA09/2005 - 08/2013
Teaching all art courses to grades 9-12.
Developing lessons designed to promote creative problem solving and aesthetic awareness through art making, art history, art theory, and art criticism Aligning lessons to the PSSA standards for math and science Holding students accountable in both craftsmanship and good citizenship Department Chair, September 2007-present Attend instructional leadership meetings weekly Meetings with all elective teachers weekly.
Responsibilities Offering support between staff members and administration enabling a balance concerning union employment issues Summer College for the Arts.
July 2000 and July 2003.
Responsibilities included complete planning and implementing basic pottery to children ages 10-14.
Elementary Art TeacherMassena Central Schools09/1989 - 06/2005
Teaching art curriculum aligned with New York State Standards Developing weekly lesson plans for 7 elementary grades Student art exhibits within the community Budgeting art supplies for two buildings Coordinating fundraisers enabling student field trips Consulting with classroom teachers to enhance grade level curriculum Collaborating yearbook with parent group.
Master Degree: Elementary EducationState University of New York - Potsdam1994
Elementary teaching certification:
Bachelor Degree: Studio ArtState University of New York - Potsdam1989
Art certification (K-12), St. Lawrence University, 1989: