Teaching Resume

 

Award winning, creative, self directed, enthusiastic teacher with a passionate and driven commitment to student development and the learning plan rocess.  Skilled in the design of challenging, original and innovative drama activities that address the diverse interests and needs of students.  Possesses outstanding communication skills, presents information in a variety of ways, emphasizes relevance of class material to the world beyond the classroom.  Active team member who effectively collaborates with all levels of the staff and establishes quality relationships with students.

 

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

MED Education (Creative Arts Learning) Lesley College Cambridge, MA

BFA Theater & Speech Stephens College Columbia, MO

Additional Hours in English & Education University of Missouri-Columbia

 Missouri Lifetime Secondary Teaching Certificate # 0415599 in English, Speech and Drama

 Colorado Secondary Teaching Certificate #30433606 in English, Speech and Drama

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

NEOSHO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OTTAWA, KS 2017

  • Fundamentals of Speech, Reading in the Disciplines Adjunct Professor

APEX HOME SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM Longmont, CO       2011-201

  • Theatre/Language Arts/Film Making Teacher–Longmont

OPTION SCHOOLS AURORA SCHOOL DISTRICT Aurora, CO                                           2010-2011

  • Theatre/Speech & Debate/ Language Arts Teacher-Longmont & Boulder

ST.VRAIN VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT Longmont, CO                                          2009-2010

  • Theatre, Language Arts Teacher, Arts Integration Specialist, Director

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER Broomfield, CO                                              2008

  • Teacher

COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Columbia, MO                                                           1995-2008

  • Theatre, Speech, Language Arts Teacher

 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION St. Vrain Valley Schools

  • Awardee          2016

CULTURAL DIVERSITY AWARD National League of Cities and National Black Caucus of Elected Officials

  • Winner             2008    

      Artistic Director                                                                         

DISNEY AMERICAN TEACHER

  • Distinguished Nominee  2001, 202, 2003

Drama & Speech Teacher

OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR IN A SPECIALIZED AREA COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOL

  • Distinguished Nominee 1995 & 2003

TEACHER OF THE MONTH     Downtown Rotary Columbia, MO

  • Winner 1996