Phone: 623-445-7288


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Fine Arts Masters in Educational Administration

Mr. Kent R. Younger


My degrees are in Fine Arts and high school Administration and Leadership. I am the proud father of 6 children who all attended Sandra Day O'Connor High over the past 16 years of teaching at OC. I teach ceramics art classes and enjoy working as the Head Tennis Coach for the boys tennis team. During the summer months I own and operate an outdoor business called Arizona Outdoor Experience which is a passion of mine to bring students back to the outdoors for week long adventure experiences! Education has been a lifelong endeavor to give all students a memorable and safe educational experience.


Personal Resume:



Arizona State University, Glendale, AZ, 2009

 Principal Certification 2010



Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1998

Post Baccalaureate Program, State Certified 1999

 K-12 Art Endorsement, SEI Endorsement



Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 1996

Emphasis: Photography

Other Areas: Ceramics, 3-D Art, Computer Imaging, Art Education.



University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1989

Emphasis: Studio Art (Photography)

Other Areas: Art History, Printmaking, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Bookmaking, 

 3-D and 2-D Design, Sculpture, Gallery Management.




8/12 – Currently          ARIZONA OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE Phoenix, AZ

                                    Owner, CEO, Director of all Programs and Operations

                                    Lead organization in all programs and development


8/04 – Currently          SANDRA DAY OCONNOR HIGH SCHOOL Phoenix, AZ

                                    Administrator on Duty, Art Teacher and Head Coach

                                    Administer student discipline and supervise student events, productions, sports.

                                   Lead meetings as head coach for Boys Tennis

                                   Teacher of fine arts, Ceramics 1-2, 3-4 and 5-6 classes

                                   Head Coach Boys tennis team: lead clubs and Community Schools Programs.


10/01- 12/07              GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Glendale, AZ

                                    Photography Adjunct Faculty Instructor

                                    Teach and prepare curricula for Art 131,132,133,290 photography courses.

                                   Create Assessment tools and rubrics for student evaluation.

                                   Prepare and give lectures, cooperative grouping and pair share activities.


6/02 – 6/04                 ANTHEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Anthem, AZ

                                    Athletic Director and Art Teacher                                               

                                    Design curricula, lesson plans and assessment tools.           

                                   Create and Establish Anthem Parents Art Committee A.P.A.C.

                                   Administrate and Hire coaches for 7-8th grade boys and girls sports.

                                   Build community relations through fundraising events.


7/01 – 7/02                  CHANCELLOR CHARTER SCHOOL Phoenix, AZ

                                     Art Teacher and Summer Camp Director

                                    Design and implement new art curricula and lesson plans.

                                   Administrate, supervise and implement summer school program.

                                   Make community connections to fundraise for ceramics equipment.


6/00 - 6/01                   RANCHO SOLANO PRIVATE SCHOOL Phoenix, AZ

                                    Art and PE Instructor, Athletic Director, Aquatics Instructor

Implement and teach Red Cross Learn to swim program.

Supervise campus pool and swimming programs.

Design curricula, assessment and lesson plans for preschool-8th art and PE classes.

Athletic director and Coach boys and girls team sports 4-8th grade.


8/98 - 8/00                   THE TESSERACT SCHOOL Ahwatukee Foothills, AZ

Art and PE Instructor, Athletic Director, Yearbook Advisor, Summer Camp Director

Assist administrative department with school innovations and programs.

Create grading rubric, assessment tools and report cards for art and PE.

Design, edit and produce school yearbook.

Establish athletic coed team sports league for grades 3-8 .

Manage and direct the inaugural summer academy.

Create and design art and athletics programs along with school logo.


8/92 - 8/98                   JUDSON SCHOOL Paradise Valley, AZ

            Art Director and Coach, Judson Lower Middle School

Design Curricula, teach, and Coordinate student art exhibitions for 1-8th grade.

Teach and counsel Summer Camp programs.

Coach boys and girls athletic teams.

Counselor and supervisor for boys dormitory on campus.


8/91 - 12/93                 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY Tempe, AZ

Beginning Photography Instructor

Researched, create, and teach curriculum for Photo I course.     

Evaluate and assess student photographic work and classroom participation.

Implement and design multiple assessment tools as instructor.