Built and implemented an art program with a progression curriculum that corresponded with the core standard of Washoe County School District as well as a teaching style known at Project Based Learning. Trained teachers on operations, how to teach the program and follow the curriculum. Taught art at Brown Elementary School and Nancy Gomms to all the grades levels as an artist in residence, using my curriculum. Built an online art curriculum and is sold at www.drawn2imagine.com
I have a 3-Step Method. Project Based Learning with core standards in mind.
Held fundraisers for the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation at my Art Academy raising over $1,000. Through my Art Academy, the child’s art work promoted Ride Your Bike to Work week in our community. Coordinated the very first Cystic Fibrosis Walk in Reno, NV in 2001. Women of the Year 2008 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, raised $14,588 for cancer patients.
Education 1997-2002 – University of Reno, NV. Bachelor of Arts in Spanish-Studied and lived one year in Spain. Tutored local Spanish children in English. Minor in Speech Communications - Member of the UNR Debate Team and Rugby Club. Work Related Skills: Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Act, Outlook, QuickBooks MAC. Training and Licenses: MSHA Certified, spent a week working for my husband’s Survey Company, Claim Staking at the Coeur Rochester mine. Substitute Teaching License AFAA Certified CPR and First Aide Certified. Next Level Entrepreneur Course, through UNR. The Positive Alternative Training, Customer Service Excellence Training and Quest Diagnostics 11 weeks Sales Academy. Pearson View Nevada State Life Insurance License.
Have ran 1 full marathon and over a dozen half marathons and relays. 1 Iron Girl and currently training for more Triathlon’s as well as a Century Bike Ride. I enjoy hiking and have coordinated taking women out on hikes in our beautiful Sierra Mountains. I enjoy river kayaking, hunting, reading, cooking and trying new things. I truly enjoy the outdoors.