NY State Permanent License area:  Art
Pending License areas : Technology Specialist Certificate, Health Education
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Course Curriculum Developed
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2013-present Voyages Preparatory School, Elmhurst, NY, NYC DOE

2008-2012 The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria, NYC DOE

Visual Art, Media-arts, Technology, Health, and Math teacher
2011 Art Curriculum, Student Art work, Health Curriclum, Student Environmental Health Projects
2010 Technology curriculum, Student Technology Projects

Used outcomes based backwards planninf methods to develop and deliver curriculum to meet standards in the Visual Arts, National Education Technology Standards (NETS), NYSED standards, and the framework for 21st Century Learning. Art students used the media of drawing, painting, collage and digital photography.Technology students used the tools of blogging, social networking, wiki management, podcasting and garage band, video production, and digital photography in a MAC platform environment.

2006-08 World Journalism Preparatory School, NYC DOE

Secondary School Instructional Technology Coordinator and Art-Tech-Yoga Teacher
Developed and delivered curriculum for Middle School technology to meet technology and interdisciplinary performance standards in a project based,
cooperative learning environment.
Webmaster for school website
System administrator for Google Applications Education Edition
Liaison to the NYC Writing Project Instructional Technology Initiative
Student Technology Team advisor

2004-06 Information Technology High School, NYC DOE

High School Visual Arts and Digital Media Production Teacher
Developed and delivered curriculum for Studio Art I and Advanced Art, Digital Film Production, and Macromedia Web Content production
Served as webmaster for school website, 2005-06
Student advisor for multimedia club

1998-04 Robert F. Wagner Jr. SSAT, NYC DOE

High School Computer Arts and Studio Arts Teacher
Developed and delivered curriculum for Computer Skills, Digital Art, Video Production, Drawing, Painting, 3D, and Multimedia courses.
Provided support and access to students wishing to further their technology skills in after school programs.
Network Administrator, Technology Coordinator, Webmaster
Authored $5000 grant for Technology partnership with New Visions for Public Schools.
Managed Technology initiatives funded by New Visions for Public Schools, M.O.U.S.E. and The Producers Project.
Collaborated with subject area teachers to integrate Art and Technology into their curriculum.
Maintained and administered the school Macintosh file server.
Facilitated hardware and software acquisition from vendors and the district office. 
Designed, compiled, posted and maintained school web site
Middle School Mathematics and Computer Skills Teacher
Used Middle Grades Math project based curriculum in 7th grade math class.
Received training for and taught the Interactive Math Program (IMP) Course One to 9th graders and advanced 8th graders.

PROFESSIONAL     Winter 2011   Holistic health and nutrition training
DEVELOPMENT                           The Institute for Integrative Health, NYC
                                    Summer 2009  Fund for Teachers Grantee, New Visions for Public Schools
                                                            Introduction to Ayurveda, The Science of Life
                                                            The JIVA Institute, Faridabad, Haryana, India
                                    Summer 2008  Technology Education coursework
                                                            Touro International University Online
                                    Spring 2008    Yoga Ed for High School Certification
                                                            Kripalu Center for Health and Wellness, Stockbridge, MA
                                    Summer 2006  College Preparation Curriculum and Instruction, The College Board
                                    Summer 2006  Level I Yoga Teacher Certification, YogaWorks Studio, NYC
                                    Summer 2005  Instructor: Integrating Multimedia into the curriculum, NYC DOE
                                    Summer 2003  Instructor: Upward Bound, Integrating Math and Multi-media,
                                                            LaGuardia Community College
                                    Summer 2002  Flash Animation Workshop Series, NYC DOE
                                    Summer 2001  Linux Network Administration, NYC DOE
                                                            Young Women's Technology & Media Literacy Workshop
                                    Summer 2000  Network Administration and School Technology Tools, NYC DOE
                                                            Networking Macintosh and Windows Instructional Labs

COMPUTER              Proficient in Macromedia, Adobe, Microsoft Office, Google, and WEB 2.0 applications,
APPLICATIONS       FinalCutPro, iMovie, Quark Xpress, iWork

EDUCATION            Technology Specialist Certificate Pending
                                                Touro International University Online

                                    M.F.A. The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

                                    B.F.A   The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA