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Education:

Delta State University, Cleveland, MS – Bachelor of Arts: Art Education

Delta State University, Cleveland, MS - Master of Arts: Secondary Art Education

 

Professional Experience:

(Aug. 2015 – Present): Teacher for Broad Street High School. Salary $42,275 annually plus benefits. Responsibilities include: classroom instruction of Visual Arts I, Oral Communication, and Creative Writing.

(Aug. 2008 – May 2015): Teacher for Coahoma Agricultural High School. Salary $34,175 annually plus benefits. Responsibilities include: classroom instruction of Visual Arts I & II. Serving on “The Aggian,” Yearbook committee, Technology Committee, SACS Accreditation Committee, School Advisory Committee.

(Feb. 2007 – July 2007): Self employed as a licensed insurance producer selling underage health insurance and Medicare related products. Responsibilities include consultation of health insurance related issues, policy sales, and customer service.

(Aug. 2005 – May 2006): Teacher for Memphis City Schools at Frayser High School. Salary $36,843 annually plus benefits. Responsibilities included classroom instruction of middle school Art and Music. Served on the Blue Ribbon Discipline Committee and the Attendance Committee.

(Aug. 2004 – May 2005): Teacher for Drew School District at Drew High School. Salary $28,400 annually plus benefits. Responsibilities included classroom instruction of Visual Arts I & II as well as General Music.

(Sept. 2001 – Nov. 2003): Coordinator of Media Support Services for Delta State University. Salary $25,000 annually plus benefits. Responsibilities included maintenance, distribution and operation of media technology, audio and video production.

 

Honors and Activities and Organizations:

•    Mississippi Art Education Association – Former member of the Board of Directors  & Webmaster (3 yrs.)
•    Mississippi Art Education Association –  2014 Secondary Art Teacher of the Year
•    Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education – Arts education advocacy organization
•    National Art Education Association – National professional association for art educators
•    Delta State University Marching Band – Voice of the Pride of the Delta Marching Statesmen (7 yrs.)
•    Mississippi Professional Educators - Professional education association
•    Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia – National Fraternal Society in Music. Theta Upsilon Chapter
•    Order of Omega - National Greek Honor Society. Omega Tau Chapter
•    Alpha Psi Omega - National Theatrical Honor Fraternity. Zeta Epsilon Chapter

 

Skills:

•    Microsoft Office and desktop publishing applications
•    Multimedia production and graphic imaging programs
•    Web authoring, publication, design, and construction
•    Conferencing technology and presentation software
•    Audiovisual production and instructional technology
•    Teaching endorsements in K-12 Art, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, and 7-12 English
•    Drawing, visual design, various forms of sculptural craftsmanship
•    Vocal & instrumental performance  
•    Public speaking and master of ceremonies
•    Photography and videography,
•    Customer service, troubleshooting, scheduling, personal and phone reception, filing and record keeping