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EDUCATION

New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH.
MA - Art Education 2017

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA. 
BFA - Art Education 2009-2012
Graphic Design studies 1992-1994
Industrial Design / Design studies, 1986-1988

Franklin Pierce College, Nashua, NH.
Art Education studies, 1997 - 1998.

Middlesex Community College, Bedford, MA.
A.S. - Mechanical Design Drafting, 1989-1990.
Phi theta Kappa; High Honors 1990

Andover High School, Andover, MA.
Art / College studies, 1986
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Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.

Intensive Studio Art & Photography, Advanced Studies Program, 1985.


TEACHER EXPERIENCE 

Art & Graphics Teacher:
Lakes Region Community College • Laconia, NH • 2017 - 
Lowell Community charter Public School • Lowell, MA • 2015 - 2017
Hampstead Middle School • Hampstead, NH • 2014 - 2015
Minuteman Regional Community Education •  Lexington, MA •
       Visual Art and Photography teacher, summer program July 2012 and 2013.

Substitute Teacher ~ School years:
Pinkerton Academy • Derry, NH • 2012 - 2014
Milford School District •   Milford, NH •   2008-2014
Wilton-Lyndeborough Co-Op Middle-High School • Wilton, NH •  1995-1998, 2008-2012
Greenville Elementary School •  Greenville, NH •   2008-2011
Mason Elementary School •   Mason, NH • 2008-2010
Brookline/Hollis District • Brookline, NH • 1995-1996 & 1998

Student Art Teacher:
Daniel Joyce Middle School •  Woburn, MA  •   Sept-Dec 2011 
Farragut Elementary Charter School •  Boston, MA  •  Sept- Dec. 2010 

As a Certified Art Teacher; I am responsible for implementing state standards and curriculum, create exciting lesson plans, explaining concepts to the students for understanding, keep track of project assessments and schedules, provide a balanced art program, including using technology, demonstrations and making provisions for student work time.  Responsibilities also include maintaining a safe environment and assessing student work, having excellent communications interacting with students through discussions and demonstrations, interacting and communicating with parents, colleagues and administrators.  Enforcing administrative policies and providing materials and technology appropriate for an art classroom.  

As a substitute, implement the absent teacher's lesson plans, assign student class work and homework. Managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.  Complete a daily report / evaluation to communicate any relevant information resulting from the day's events.


CERTIFICATIONS and Training

Visual Art Teacher Certification MA and NH

Diversity Training
Bullying Video / Training 
Responsive Classroom Training
Accommodations / Modifications Training
Fred Jones Positive Discipline Workshop
Community Arts Behind Bars Workshop
Language Base Learning Disabilities Training



SKILLS

Curriculum Development 
Advanced in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere and InDesign, Microsoft Office
Visual Merchandising and Exhibition Display
Logo Design and Advertising Design
Competent / Advanced in Drawing, Digital Photography, 2-Dimensional Art and Illustration,        Graphics, and Screen-Printing
Intermediate in 3-Dimensional Art, Printmaking, Screen-printing, Dark Room Film Photography
Beginner in Adobe Dreamweaver, Soundbooth, Flash and Fireworks, Corel Draw,
      Freehand, Flexi-Sign Pro and Style Master Web Design

CREATIVE and DESIGN EXPERIENCE 

NH Signs • Londonderry, NH • Graphic Design / Sign Installer, 9-9-2013 to 12-13-2013 
Life Touch National Studios – Sportography Division • Brookfield, CT  •  Photographer, 
        8-2011 to 4-2012 ~ on-call schedule.   
JOMARC Business Newspaper • Milford, New Hampshire  •  Graphic Design, 2-2006 to 
        3-2012
Joanne Fabric Crafts Store  •  Nashua, NH  •  Associate, 2-2011 to 9-2011 Change-over             Store  
David and Sandra Bakalar Gallery & the Stephen D. Paine Gallery •  Work Study, Art
        Display/Sign             Installer, 9-2009 to 4-2010
Freelance Designer •  Creative Designer  •  5-2002 to 12-2009, Contractor for design jobs.
Creative Signs & Creative Promotional Products • Merrimack, NH • Creative Design Manager, 7-2000 to 5-2002 (full time) and 3-2000 to 5-2000
Trademark Publications  •  Nashua, NH  •  Graphic Designer, 5-2000 to 6-2000
1590 Broadcaster Newspaper  •  Nashua, NH •  Graphic Designer, 4-2000 to 7-2000
Barlo Signs & Screengraphics  •  Hudson, NH •  Short Deadline Art Dept. & Designer, 
        3-1998 to 2-2000. 
PolyVac Inc. • Manchester, NH • Graphic Design /CAD Drafter, 3-1996 to 12-1997 and
        5-995 to 8-1995
Ben Franklin Crafts Store  • Milford & Derry, NH (Closed) • Art & Crafts Dept., Floral                     Designer 12-1995 to 2-1996 
Assurance Technology Corporation (ATC)  • Carlisle, MA • Mechanical Design Drafter, 
        12-1990 to 2-1995
Mosler Corporation •  Woburn, MA • CAD Design Drafter, 10-1988 to 12-1990. Security               Clearance Bank Office and Vault Design.
Putnam's Hallmark Store • North Andover, MA  •  1987&1988
Screenprint / Dow Industries • Wilmington, MA  •  Graphic Designer summers 1985 through        1987 

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