MY WORK RÉSUMÉ

 
EDUCATION/TRAINING

NATIONAL BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS (2004)
National Board Certification in Adolescent and Young Adulthood Science
Specialty in Physics

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, TN (1982-1984)
M.S. Molecular Biology (Immunology), 1984
NIH Cell/Molecular Biology Training Grant Recipient

TRINITY COLLEGE, Hartford, CT (1978-1982)
B.S. Biology, 1982

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA, Jacksonville, FL (1998-1999)
C Programming, Computational Structures, Linear Algebra, Data Structures, Computability/Automata, Computer Hardware, and Visual Basic coursework complete.


WORK/TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017-Present: THE BOLLES SCHOOL (UPPER SCHOOL, SAN JOSE CAMPUS), Jacksonville, FL
· Teacher – Physics, AP Physics 1, Algebra 2

1984-2017: DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, Jacksonville, FL
(Florida Teaching Certificate - High School Physics/Biology/Chemistry/Mathematics, Middle School Science)               

                DOUGLAS ANDERSON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, 1985-1998, 2003-Present

· Specialist, Test Chairperson – Coordination, administration, security, data collection and interpretation for all District, State, and National Standardized testing, including AP

· Teacher – Secondary Science (Physics and Biology through AP, Chemistry I Standard and Honors), Mathematics (AP Calculus, Algebra II Honors, Geometry Honors) and Musical Theatre; Certified Peer Teacher (Florida Performance Measurement System).
· Yearbook Advisor
· School Technology Contact - PC hardware and software maintenance, support, training; grant writing.
· Student Activities Director - Supervision/coordination of all school activities, field trips, and fundraising.
· Public Relations Director
· Science Department Chairman
· Curriculum/Test Writer - District level creation of science and theatre curricula; also Technical Support for all Curriculum/Test Writers.               

                PAXON SCHOOL FOR ADVANCED STUDIES, 2000-2003
· Teacher – Geometry Honors, Pre-IB Study Skills, Physics I Honors, Pre-IB Physics
· Technology Contact - PC hardware and software maintenance, support, training.
· International Baccalaureate Coordinator - Supervision/coordination of school’s IB Program.
· Magnet Lead Teacher – Coordination of recruitment and county liaison for Magnet Program.

                ENGLEWOOD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 1984-1985
· Teacher – Secondary Science (Chemistry I and Earth Science).
· Television Host/Teacher - Writer and host for weekly public television instructional science program.

2004-2006: FOLIO WEEKLY,
Jacksonville, FL
· Contributing Writer - Biweekly Arts columnist 

2003-2007: THEATRE JACKSONVILLE, Jacksonville, FL
· Webmaster - Design, creation, and maintenance of theatre's website.

Summer 2003: FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE, Jacksonville, FL
· Playwriting/Acting Coach - FCCJ South Campus Summer Arts Institute.

1998-2000: STUDENT INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES (SIMS)
DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
, Jacksonville, FL
· Coordinator – Database administrator, Visual Basic programmer, web site creator/administrator, grade scanning, file uploading/downloading, remote printing support, PC support/training.

1994-1995: JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY, Jacksonville, FL
· Adjunct Faculty - Immunology instructor (BLY 308).

1992-2005: FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Jacksonville, FL  (Kent, Deerwood, and South Campuses)
· Adjunct Faculty - General Biology and Anatomy/Physiology instructor for (BSC 1005, 2010C, and 2085C).

1991-1993: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA, Jacksonville, FL
· Adjunct Faculty - Laboratory instructor in General Biology (BSC 2010C).

1990-1991: UPWARD BOUND, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL
· Teacher of Biology - U.S. Government program for financially-disadvantaged students.

1982-1983: VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, TN
· Graduate Teaching Assistant - Molecular Biology, Immunology.
· Laboratory Research Student - Characterization of immune system factors.

Summer 1982: ASSOCIATED STAFFING/FLORIDA NATIONAL BANK, Jacksonville, FL
· Temporary Accountant - Daily/monthly accounting for several branches.

1978-1982: TRINITY COLLEGE, Hartford, CT
· Teaching Assistant - Laboratory instructor (Biology and Vertebrate Zoology)..
· Curator’s Assistant - Cataloguing; clerical assistance; exhibit preparation (Watkinson Library).
· Laboratory Research Student – Endocrinology of sexual differentiation of brain tissue.

Summers 1980-1981: INNER CITY SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, New Haven, CT
· Administrative Assistant - Local, state, and federal bookkeeping; coordination of site personnel.

Summer 1979: YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, New Haven, CT
· Computer Coder - Coding for epidemiological study of nuclear fabrications employees.

1977-1978: MEDI-MART, Branford, CT
· Cashier/Shift Supervisor - Daily/weekly store accounting; money distribution/deposition.


COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCE: Visual Basic 6 (including database), C (with Data Structures), beginning HTML

INTERNET EXPERIENCE: Internet Applications including most recent versions of MS Intenet Explorer and Firefox; web site creation/administration

APPLICATION EXPERIENCE: Windows (through XP)/Macintosh Operating Systems; most recent versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, FrontPage and Works; PageMaker; DreamWeaver
 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

MASTER’S THESIS: Purification and Partial Characterization of Thymocyte Stimulatory Factor (Interleukin 2) from Rat Thymus.

UNDERGRADUATE INDEPENDENT STUDY: The Effect of Reserpine on the Testosterone-Induced Defeminization of the Neonatal Female Rat Brain.


SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS AND INTERESTS

THEATRICAL GROUPS: THEATRE JACKSONVILLE, PLAYERS BY-THE-SEA THEATRE, JACKSONVILLE ACTOR’S THEATRE, JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY, YOUTH OF THE BEACHES ARTS GUILD, OASIS THEATRE, LIMELIGHT THEATRE, ATLANTIC BEACH EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE - Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, FL (1985-Present)
· Actor, Director, Board Administrator, Repertory Chair, Graphic Design, Set Design, Choreography

CHORAL GROUPS: ORANGE PARK CHORALE AND ENSEMBLE
· Tenor, Board Member

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Webpage Design, Desktop Publishing, Graphic Design/Drawing, Creative Writing, Playwriting, Reading, Musical Theatre.


AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

National Board Certification in Adolescent and Young Adulthood Science with Specialty in Physics (2004)

Target Teacher Scholarship Recipient (1998)
Duval County Teacher of the Year Semifinalist (1996-1997)
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Teacher of the Year (1996-1997)
First Coast Manufacturer’s Association Outstanding Contribution to Science Education (1997)
Northeast Florida National Engineers Week Teacher of the Year (1996-1997)
Sallie Mae Beginning Teacher Award Nominee (1985)
NIH Cell/Molecular Biology Training Grant Recipient (1982-1983)



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