Résumé

WORK EXPERIENCE:

(currently in my 12th year teaching Art; experience with All Art levels, K-12)

Aug 2013 – Present                   Richland High School                                               Birdville ISD

HS Art Teacher:  Arts 1-4-Drawing; Arts 1- & 2-Select; AP Studio Art – Drawing & 2D-Design

Aug 2010 – June 2013               Killian Middle School                                              Lewisville ISD

Middle School Art Teacher, Grades 6-8; Yearbook Teacher, Grades 7-8

Aug 2007 – June 2010               Stewart’s Creek Elementary                                        Lewisville ISD

Elementary Art Teacher, Grades K-5

Aug 2006 – June 2007               Western Hills Elementary                                         Fort Worth ISD

Elementary Art Teacher, Grades 3-5

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RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

Aug 2015 – Aug 2016             BISD Sec. Art Curriculum Design & Instruction                NRH, TX

            – Was part of team that helped revamp the district-wide secondary art curriculum.

Jan 2013 – Present                 LISD Art Webmaster / Web Designer                           Lewisville, TX

–  Designed the LISD Art website; in charge of maintenance of district Art media and information

 Fall 2012 – Present               LISD Secondary Art Curriculum Writer                       Lewisville, TX

–  Part of Sec. Art Curriculum committee, specifically in charge of the Middle School curriculum

2011 – Present                        Killian MS Tech Cadre Member                                    Lewisville, TX

–  Responsible for incorporating technology instruction into the campus classrooms

2005 – Present                        T.A.E.A. VASE / Jr. VASE Juror                    Regions 10N, 10S, & 11N

–  Judging high school and middle school VASE / Jr. VASE art competitions

Feb 2006 – Mar 2006              T.A.E.A. Fort Worth Planning Committee                Fort Worth, TX

–  Logo design for Nov 2006 TAEA (Texas Art Educators Association) Conference in Fort Worth; aiding FWISD art director Beverly Fletcher

Mar 2006 – May 2006             Rosemont Middle School  (FWISD)                            Fort Worth, TX

–  Student Teaching/Internship; Mentor:  Amanda Allison

Jan 2006 – Mar 2006               Oakhurst Elementary School  (FWISD)                     Fort Worth, TX
–  Student Teaching/Internship; Mentor:  Rebecca Martin

Aug – Oct 2005                        Central High School  (KISD)                                                 Keller, TX
–  Student Observations, Secondary Curriculum; Mentor:  Jeanie Cruce

Oct – Nov 2004                        Oakhurst Elementary School  (FWISD)                     Fort Worth, TX

–  Student Observations, Elementary Curriculum; Mentor:  Rebecca Martin

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RELEVANT WORK-RELATED SKILLS:

Artistic Competencies/Skills:

Painting, Drawing/Illustration, Graphic Design/Digital Media, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography, Woodcraft

Technology Competencies:   
MS Office Suite,  Adobe Photoshop, Corel Paintshop, Web Design, instructional technology

Second Language:    Vietnamese

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EDUCATION:

Aug 1997 – May 2006                         University of North Texas                                      Denton, TX

–  BA in Visual Arts Studies (Art Education), May 2006

Sep 1993 – May 1997                         Richland High School                      North Richland Hills, TX

–  Diploma

ORGANIZATIONS & AFFILIATIONS:

Texas Art Education Association (TAEA)                                                            

–  Member since 2006   

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AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

State V.A.S.E. Art Student Achievements:

(Since 2013)

State V.A.S.E. Qualifiers

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Division 1:        13

Division 2:        6

Division 3:        7

Division 4:        2

Total:               28 State-qualifiers

State V.A.S.E. Gold Seal Winners

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Division 1:        1

Division 2:        1

Division 3:        2

Division 4:        1

Total:                5 Gold Seal Winners

 

 Jan 2014                                             Richland HS (BISD)                                 N. Richland Hills, TX

            – Teacher of the Year nomination in my first year at Richland High School

2012-2013                                          Lewisville ISD                                                        Lewisville, TX

–  Art Curriculum writer for Lewisville ISD (specifically for secondary art)

Feb 2013                                             Killian MS                                                              Lewisville, TX

–  KMS PTA Honorary Texas Life Membership Award  (Feb 2013)

March 2008                                         Stewart’s Creek Elementary                           The Colony, TX

–  Teacher of the Month

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EXHIBITIONS:

Aug 2016                      BISD Secondary Art Faculty Show                                      N. Richland Hills, TX

Nov 2015                      NRH Pop-Up Gallery Exhibition                                             N. Richland Hills, TX

Nov 2014                      NRH Pop-Up Gallery Exhibition                                             N. Richland Hills, TX

May 2000                     Oakstreet Hall Advanced Watercolor Exhibition                                   Denton, TX

Spring 1998                 U.N.T. Annual Student Union Art Competition                                     Denton, TX

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COMMUNITY:

July 2017                                  Major Cheney Elementary School                             Haltom City, TX

– Collaborative mural painting project

 June 2017                                North Ridge Middle School                               N. Richland Hills, TX

– Collaborative mural painting project

 Dec 2015                                  North Ridge Elementary School                      N. Richland Hills, TX

– Collaborative mural painting project

 Mar 2014                                  Holiday Heights Elementary School               N. Richland Hills, TX

–  Community Science Biome School Decoration

Mar 2010                                   Stewart’s Creek Elementary School                          The Colony, TX

–  Mural Painter for school cafeteria wall

Nov 2005 – Dec 2005               McMath Middle School                                                     Denton, TX
– Collaborative mural painting project

 

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