• Over 20 years of experience in cartooning. • 15 years of experience in graphic design. * 5 years of experience in education specializing in fine arts.
As an elementary art educator, I keep my teaching style soundly within the boundaries of what is enthusiastic, exciting, intriguing and especially fun! I strive to create lesson plan that engage as many senses as possible and am an outspoken advocate for visual learners. Utilizing my background in digital artwork, cartooning and graphic design, I am passionate about using my skill sets to enhance a well-rounded interdisciplinary instruction.
• 2015-2016 Rookie Teacher of the Year (Ruth Barron Elementary) • 2016 WINNER First Choice FCU Grant (Locke Hill Elementary) • 2016 NISD Partner of the Year (Locke Hill Elementary) • 2017 First Ever Teacher of the Month (September - Locke Hill Elementary) • 2017 WINNER Pitch-A-Kid Competition (Austin, Texas) • 2017-2018 Educator of the Year (Locke Hill Elementary)
Teaching Certification - Art (K-12) University of Buffalo - BA in Art History Monroe Community College - AS in Liberal Arts
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English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Environment, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Special Education, Other (Specialty), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Speech Therapy, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, For All Subjects, Informational Text