Resume

Award-winning, multi-talented Art Educator six years teaching experience, grades 6-12, Master of Arts in Art Education.
Education

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio−− MA: Art Education, 2008 
Master’s Thesis-- Creative Leadership in Art Education: Perspectives of an Art Educator       PDF Version
Focus: Community & Museum Education
G.P.A 4.0

Rio Grande University, Pathwise Training, June 2006
Completed Certification for Ohio’s Entry Year Mentorship Program

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio−− BA: Art Education, 2003
G.P.A 3.24 Major G.P.A. 3.5

Licensure
Ohio 5 Year Licensure Multi Age Visual Art, 2010-2015

Professional Experience
Art Educator, Rosemore MidDle School, Whitehall, OH−− 2009-Present
Committees & Services:  Activities Coordinator, 2013-Present; Rosemore Leadership Team, 2010-2012; Response to Intervention District Team, 2009-Present; Art Club Advisor, 2009-Present; Cooperating Teacher, OSU Pre-Service Teachers, 2010- Present. 

Art Educator, Federal Hocking MidDle School, Stewart, OH−− 2003-2009
        
Committees & Services: Cooperating Teacher: Student Teaching, Spring 2006-2009; Talented and Gifted Identification Portfolio, 2006-2008; Studio 707, Art Club Advisor, 2003-Present; Individual Professional Development Committee, 2007-Present; Fall Masquerade Coordinator, 2003-2006; Talent Show Coordinator, 2005-2007; Site Based Committee, 2004-2006.

Awards, Honors & Presentations
National Art Education Association Western Region 2009 Middle Educator of the Year
Ohio Art Education Association 2009 Outstanding Art Teacher, Southeast Region
Ohio Art Education Association 2008 Middle Level Division Award
National Art Education Association 2009 & 2010 Conference Presenter, Middle Level Division Showcase
Ohio Art Education Association 2008 Conference Presenter, Kids’ Guernica Peace Mural Project
Ohio Art Education Association 2009 Conference Presenter, Short Films in Art Education 
Ohio Art Education Association 2009 Conference Presenter, The Art of Leadership
Ohio Art Education Association 2011 Conference Presenter, Managing Middle School
Ohio Art Education Association 2011 Conference Presenter, Getting to Know Your Association

Professional Organization Service
Past President & State Conference Coordinator, Ohio Art Education Association−−2013-Present
Elected for Presidential term requiring a five year commitment of service.  2010 President Elect, 2011-12 President & 2013-14 Past President. 
President, Ohio Art Education Association−−2011-2012
Elected for Presidential term requiring a five year commitment of service.  2010 President Elect, 2011-12 President & 2013-14 Past President.  
Artline editor, Ohio Art Education Association−−2006-2010
Manages  Artline publication which goes out to over 1,800 Art Educators in Ohio.  
Communications director, Executive Committee, OAEA−−2009-2010
Position created as a result of the work contributed on the Executive Committee in 2008.  
Elected Board Member, Executive committee, OAEA−−2008
Elected by the OAEA Board of Directors to serve as the 2008 Executive Committee representative.  Participated in the design and implementation of OAEA 2008-2010 Strategic Plan, as well as all association business decisions.  
National ARt Education Association Leadership Conference−− Kansas City 2006 
Nominated by OAEA President to attend, with ninety art educators from across the United States.   
Middle Level Division Co-Chair, Ohio Art Education Association−−2004-2006
Served as Middle Division Representative on the Board of Directors.  Attended quarterly meetings, submitted quarterly articles for publication and facilitated OAEA Middle Level Conference meeting.  

Other Professional Experiences
SREB High Schools That Work National Conference, NashVille, Tennessee
“Focused Staff and Data Conversation Increases Student Success” Conference Presenter, July 2011
Same Presentation given at , May 2011

OhiO Visual Arts Contents Standards Revisioning team, Columbus, Ohio
Ohio Department of Education, 2010-2011



Ohio Govenor’s Art Exhibition Advisory Board, Columbus Ohio
    OAEA Representative & Juror for Governors ODE Exhibition, 2010-Present

CSE Ohio High Schools That work- Best Practices Showcase, westerville, Ohio
“Focused Staff and Data Conversation Increases Student Success” Conference Presenter, May 2011

Circle Round the Square, Summer Arts Program, Nelsonville, Ohio
Assistant Program Director, Summer 2008
Visual Media Instructor, Summer 2007

Artist in the Schools Program, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio
Kids’ Guernica International Peace Mural Project, March 2008

Certified Yoga TEacher,  Athens, Ohio
Inhale Yoga Studio, April 2009

Ohio University Summer Mural Project, Unmuted Harmony, Athens, Ohio
Service Learning Project and Community Mural

Ohio University, Art 461 Teaching Art in Elementary Schools, Athens, Ohio
Guest Speaker, June 2007

Kennedy Museum of Art, Perspectives of the U.S Flag, Athens, Ohio
Graduate Student Curator, Spring 2006

Kids on Campus, Ohio University, Amesville Elementary, Stewart, Ohio
Technology Teacher, 2003-2004

Ohio Leadership Institute, Leadership Training Camp, Ohio
Counselor/Assistant Head Counselor, Summer Weekends 1995-2002

Professional Organization Membership
Ohio Art Education Association, 2003- Present
Conference Attendance, 2003-2008
National Art Education Association, 2003-Present
Convention Attendance, Chicago 2006 & Minneapolis 2009
Americans for the Arts, 2009- Present
Ohio Education Association, 2003-Present

Studio Coursework
Drawing: Systems, Descriptive Drawing, Drawing Synthesis, Studio Concepts, Color Theory, Ceramics I: Hand Building, Ceramics II: Wheel Throwing, Painting I & II, Three Dimensional Studies, Sculpture I, Sculpture Figure, Architectural Drawing, Foundations Photo, Art Education Studio Concepts (MA)
Student Achievements 
Youth Art Month Exhibit, 2006-2009
Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest, 2006, 3rd Place Winner, State Level
Young Peoples Art Exhibit, 2006
Ohio University, Brown vs. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Art Contest, 1st Place, 2004

Computer Skills 
Photoshop, iMovie, Easy Grade Pro, Power Point, Microsoft Word, Internet, Databases

References
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