2010 - present

2010 - present

/CV

 

Education


Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Relief Printmaking Concentration
Graduated: May 2013
The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY – NASAD, NCATE accredited
GPA: 3.88, Magna Cum Laude


Coursework in Fine Arts, August 2006 – March 2007
City University of New York Hunter College, New York, NY


Coursework in Digital Animation, August 2005 – May 2006
Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY


New York State Initial Certification in Art Education
May 2013


Academic Honors and Awards


2013                     Outstanding Senior BS in Art Education Award, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2012                     Artist Scholar Award, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2011 – present   Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honors Society, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2010 – present   Tau Sigma Honor Society, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2009 – 2013        Dean’s List, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2009 – 2011        Transfer Scholarship, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2006 – 2007        Dean’s List, City University of New York, Hunter College, New York, NY
2005 – 2006        President’s List, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY


Teaching Experience


Student Teaching, K – 5th Grade, March – May 2013
Lincoln Elementary and Glendaal Elementary, Scotia-Glenville Central School District, Glenville, NY

• Created and implemented inventive, cross-curriculum based lesson plans such as Navajo cave painting and Japanese printmaking that built upon universal concepts and technical media skills in an engaging environment. Lessons were created to emphasize creative, social, physical and cognitive development structured to meet SLOs and include reflective self-assessments for the teacher to improve upon lessons.

Student Teaching, 9th Grade – 12th Grade, January – March 2013
Niskayuna High School, Niskayuna Central School District, Niskayuna, NY

• Created and implemented advanced lesson plans regarding portraiture drawing and app design that built upon universal concepts, real-world careers, portfolio development, and technical media skills that emphasized creative, critical, and cognitive development.
• Demonstrated diversified teaching styles within the classroom, partnered with warm/firm emotional consistency to improve student learning retention and increased intrinsic student motivation.


Lab Teacher in Art, Seventh Grade, September – December 2012
Blessed Sacrament School, Albany, NY

• Created and implemented unique lesson plans that familiarized students with artworks from a diverse variety of countries, cultures, and time periods thematically focused on nature. For example, students created clear artworks inspired by Dale Chihuly his style’s inherent relationship with nature.


Friday Knights Art Teacher, Middle School/High School Level, Spring 2012
The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY

• Created and implemented lesson plans that were specifically tailored for students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders to encourage peer-to-peer interaction as well as social and behavioral skill development.


After School Art Teacher, Second and Third Grade, Spring 2012
Blessed Sacrament School, Albany, NY


Art Education Field Experience, Middle School Level, Spring 2011; 70 hours
Iroquois Middle School, Niskayuna Central School District, Niskayuna, NY


Related Experiences


2011                     Community Arts Advisory Board Member, The Center for Art and Design, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2010                     Undergraduate Art Exhibition Leadership Committee Member, The Center for Art and Design,

                              The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2010                     Volunteer, The Children’s Academy of Malta, Malta, NY
2009 – 2013        Student Art League Member, The College of Saint Rose Albany, NY


Employment History


Art Director of Graphic and Web Design, The Boley Group, Inc., December 2010 – present

Albany, NY


Freelance Graphic Designer, icouldbe.org, October 2006 – January 2011

New York, NY

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