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BIO

History, Economics, Public Policy, Philosophy, Ethics, Technology, Nutrition, Anthropology, Science, Geography, Music, Religion, Art...I have a diverse array of interests, and I'm driven to solve problems and answer tough questions. In the classroom, I challenge students to be their best selves. I collaborate with colleagues to bring the best content and strategy possible to my students. As a leader, I bring my people the best resources I can find and then encourage them to find a way to make great things happen.

 

Background & Expertise

MY EXPERIENCE

TEACHER , KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS

January 2014-Present

Design and implement instructional strategies at Fulton High School, a Title I school in Knoxville, TN.  

  • Independently plan and teach US History, Economics, and Personal Finance in Fulton’s School of Communications.  

  • Social Studies Department Chair for 2017-18 school year. 

  • Professional Learning Community Leader from August 2015 to August 2017 

  • Primary mentor in the 2016-17 SY. Secondary mentor in 2015-2016 school year. 

  • AP certified in US History 

SHIFT MANAGER, HIBACHI FACTORY

May 2010 - August 2013

Supervised a crew of up to 9 in a fast-paced restaurant environment.

ASSOCIATE, DEADWOOD KNIVES

March 2006 - May 2010

Fulfilled multiple roles in small
but rapidly expanding business including:
Sales, Marketing, Logistics, Inventory Control, and Customer Service

 

What I’ve Learned

EDUCATION

M.ED, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

August 2013

summa cum laude

B.A. COMMUNICATIONS, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

2005

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, summa cum laude

 

TEACHING ENDORSEMENTS

Highly Qualified status in Economics,
7-12 Social Studies,
History, Geography, and Government

Workspace
Backpacker

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

Google Educator Level 1, Proficient with 1:1 strategies and a plethora edTech tools, including Socrative, Quizlet, Nearpod, Canvas, Haparra, and many others.

CS CONCEPTS

Familiarity with computer programming concepts and languages including: C,
Python, JavaScript, Typescript, AngularJS, HTML5, CSS3, WordPress

Designer's Desk
 

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