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Vita

Education

Centre College, Danville, Kentucky.

Bachelor of Arts, June 1994. Major in English with a minor in history. Curriculum requires creative writing skills and sound analytical reasoning. GPA=3.291.

Milligan College, Milligan, Tennessee.

Masters of Education, August 1996. Curriculum requires a one-year internship in a local high school as well as research study conducted by the graduate during the fifteen month program. GPA=3.5

Educational Employment

Science Hill High School, Johnson City, Tennessee.

Taught challenge American history and Challenge English 11, college Prep American history and college Prep English. Sponsored the Science Hill Mock Trial. Aug. 1995-June 1996.

Olympic High School, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Taught ninth grade honors and regular social studies courses, ninth grade English, and American history. Coached the high school swim team. Co-sponsored the Key Club and Explorers’ Club. Aug. 1996-June 2000.

Central Cabarrus High School, Concord, North Carolina.

Taught ninth, eleventh, and twelfth grade English as well as Speech and Debate. Helped coach the high school swim team. Aug. 2000-June 2001.

Garinger High School, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Taught ninth and twelfth grade English as well as Corrective Reading. Aug. 2001-May 2002.

University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Taught English 1101 during the Fall Semester, which is a writing intensive Freshman course. Taught English 1102 during the Spring Semester, which is also a writing intensive course stressing argumentative writing. Aug. 2001-May 2002.

University School, Johnson City, Tennessee.

Teach tenth grade English (July 2002-present). Taught journalism and acted as yearbook advisor (July 2002-2008). Teach Personal Finance elective (July 2009-present).  Teach ninth grade English (2010-present).