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Education

Master of Science- Instructional Design and Technology, Walden University                                                     2010-2012

Courses: Project Management, Program Evaluation, Multimedia Design and Development, Course Management and Development and Distance Learning, Organization, Innovation & Change, Instructional Design, Advanced Instructional Design,  and Multimedia Design Development

Bachelor of Arts- Art Education K-12, Indiana University, Bloomington                                                                 1999-2003

Courses: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, History of Education and Educational Best Practices and Strategies, Visual Art Education and Therapy, Psychology, Art History, Digital Art.

Experience

K-8 Visual Art Educator-Anthem School, Anthem, Arizona                                                                                   2004-Present

n  Responsible for educating 800+ kindergarten through eighth grade students in visual art education

n  Responsible for modifying and differentiating instruction for diverse learners

n  Lesson plans emphasize theory based approaches to creativity and problem-solving skills

n  Designed visually stimulating and interactive lessons with the use of technology such as Prezi

n  Lesson plans include: painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, art history, art appreciation, and digital art

n  Responsible for cultivating and facilitating critical thinking skills in students

n  Conscientious of motivating students to use creative techniques to problem solve

n  Collaboration with special education team to meet the needs of all students

n  Professional development in technology, learning and leadership

n  Member of Anthem School stakeholders and communication team

n  Previous member of Anthem School technology and innovation team

n  National School Boards Association Technology and Learning Conference for School Leaders

n  Grant writing and nominations

n  Community outreach programs with local businesses

Skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent command of Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent knowledge of grammar and command of the English language.  Proficient in Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Illustrator. Skilled in website design and website management. Expertise command of working in team environments and with a diverse group of people.

Awards

Dean’s List- Indiana University, Bloomington

Grand Prize winner of Anthem, Arizona 15th Anniversary Celebration logo/art contest

Honda Grant Nomination 2013