Experience

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania: 2012 – present

Welsh Valley Middle School

Art Teacher: September 2012 – present

  • Professional development leader in “Design Thinking in Education”
  • Develop original art lessons for all art classes for grade 6 through grade 8 and specialized instruction for autistic support art class.
  • Create cross-curricular lessons that integrate art curriculum with other subjects.
  • Designer and organizer for playbook for school wide theatre production.
  • Leader in new school wide initiative for “Professional Learning Communities”
  • Coordinate and plan participation in area art shows.
  • ISC Art Show, Bryn Mawr, PA: January 2013 to present
  • School Board Art Show, Ardmore, PA: April 2013 & May 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 2016 – present

Adjunct Professor

Art Teacher: September 2012 – present

  • Professional development leader in “Design Thinking in Education”
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West Chester, Pennsylvania: 2003 – 2012

Fern Hill Elementary School

Art Teacher: August 2003 – September 2012

  • Develop original art lessons for all art classes for grade 1 through grade 5.
  • Create cross-curricular lessons that integrate art curriculum with other subjects.
  • Lead the design and creation of tile wall mural as K-5 project for school lobby.
  • Spearhead Arts in Education Week
  • Educate the school community and promote the Art Department through Youth Art Month.
  • Coordinate and plan participation in area art shows.
  • Organize and expand participation in national art contests.

Chairperson of Art Department Duties: August 2005 – June 2012

  • Lead ten professional teachers located in ten elementary schools.
  • Develop and manage the elementary district art budget.
  • Organize and supervise professional development and in-service days.
  • Present Art Department plan and tactics to the School Board.
  • Educate new staff on PowerSchool – a new teacher computerized grading system.
  • In charge of all art teachers in district for PDExpress administration.
  • Educate fellow art teachers of new educational pedagogy.

Springfield, Pennsylvania: 2009 – Present

Founder and CEO:

  • Author and illustrator of The Primary Kids Meet Georges Seurat, an educational children’s book about Neo Impressionist artist Georges Seurat: December 2010
  • Author reading at The Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA