Resume

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Education

Masters in Arts in Educational Technology  8/2013
Michigan State University-College of Education
National University of Ireland Galway

Certificate in Education in Educational Technology 8/2012
Michigan State University – College of Education
Dublin City University

Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree with Honor 8/2009
Michigan State University-College of Arts and Letters
Major: Art Education-Concentration in Ceramics

Bachelors of Arts Degree 5/2006
Michigan State University- College of Social Science
Major: Psychology

Study Abroad

Masters of Art in Educational Technology (MAET)  Overseas Cohort
Galway, Ireland- Summer 2013
Michigan State University/National University of Ireland Galway

Masters of Art in Educational Technology (MAET)  Overseas Cohort
Dublin, Ireland –
Summer 2012
Michigan State University/Dublin City University

Music, Art & Language
Brengenz, Austria –Summer 2009
Michigan State University

Awards

Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA) Art Educator Spotlight – 2/2017

Michigan State University Council of Graduates (COGS) Graduate Academic Conference Presenter Award2013 

L’Anse Creuse Teaching Excellence Award2012

Michigan State University Bachelors of Fine Art with Honor –2009

Michigan State University Study Abroad Scholarship2009

ArtsBridge America Scholarship – 2008

Michigan State Deans List 2005-2013

Teaching Experience

L’Anse Creuse Public Schools Middle School East-Chesterfield, MI
Visual Arts and Technology Teacher2010-Present

Eaton Rapids Public Schools-Eaton Rapids, MI
Internship placement at Eaton Rapids Middle School– 1/2010-4/2010

Haslett Public Schools- Haslett, MI
Internship placement at Ralya Elementary & Murphy Elementary– 9/2009-12/2009

Michigan State University, East Lansing
SmART- Saturday Morning Art Instructor– 9/2008-3/2009

Williamston Explorer Elementary, Williamston, MI
ArtsBridge America Scholars Program Instructor9/2008-5/2009

Professional Presentations

Focus on Smart TeachingPresenter 9/20/14

MAET (MSU) The Bridge Webinar Series: Integrating Technologies in the ArtsInvited Guest 4/1/14

Shaking Up Learning Conference  Presenter – 3/1/2014

Teachers Teaching Teacher Webcast #TTT363 hosted by Ed Tech Talk Invited Participant –9 /18/2013

#GREAT13 Conference presented by Michigan State University (MAET) at National University of Galway Ireland (NUIG) Presenter and Organizer – 7/9/2013

Michigan State University Council of Graduates (COGS) Graduate Academic Conference –Presenter 2/15/2013

Professional Development

Kagan Cooperative Learning Training – 8/2016

Marzano’s Class Room Instruction That Works (CITW) Training- 12/2015

Teacher Leader Cohort X- 5/2015

Art Exhibitions

Anton Art Center Fair One Square Art Exhibition- Personal Artwork
Vessel, Stoneware 2009 4/2015

Anton Art Center Secondary Student Art Exhibition–  Student Artwork
Various Media. Honorable Mentions. 4/2011, 4/2012, 4/2013, 3/2014, 3/2015

Kresge Art Department Annual Undergraduate Exhibition– Personal Artwork
Dr. Diesel in the Lab, black and white photograph- 4/2009

Kresge Art Department Senior Ceramic Exhibition- Personal Artwork
Bikini, Stoneware, Acrylic and spray paint & Moon Cups, Porcelain –5/2009

Kresge Art Department Undergraduate Drawing Exhibition– Personal Artwork
Schematic  Study of Norman Rockwell’s, Girl at the Mirror, Graphite; Drawing of a Torso, Graphite – 4/2008

The Light Fantastic Photography Gallery-Personal Artwork
Backyard Spiral Jetty, black and white photograph; Dr. Diesel in the Lab, black and white photograph; Caught Ya! (The Voyeur), black and white photograph- 9/2008-12/2008

Technology Applications

Hardware: Digital camera (SLR), Data projector, ELMO,  Scanner, Smart Board, Video, PC and Apple products

Software: Adobe Photoshop, Image Blender, Twist, Camtasia, Audacity

Online: PowerTeacher, Skward, Groupwise, Weebly ,Wiki, Wix webpage creators, WordPress, social media sites, and many other Web 2.0 tools.

Art Technology: Electric Kiln, Clay Slab Rolling Machine, Clay Extruder, Potters Wheel, Printing Press

Professional Memberships

Michigan Association for Computer User in Learning (MACUL)

Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA)

Michigan Education Association (MEA)