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Mr. Rayne Price - Vita

Work Experience

07/2007 - Present        Teacher - Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Advanced Physical Science, Middle School Health
                                     University School, Johnson City, TN.
   Committees and Service
    University School
    Search Committee Chair - Biology and Chemistry Teaching Positions (2007)
    Green School Committee (2007-present)
    Revisioning Committee (2007-2009)
    AP Biology 3 Day Appalachian Trail Hike Chaperone (2007, 2008)
    NALS Symposium Host Committee
    Booster Club (2006-present)
    Technology Committee (2007-2010)
    Attendance/Appeals Committee (2007-2009/Chair 2005-2007)
    Senior Class Sponsor/Graduation Committee (2008-2010)
    Search Committee High School Wellness (2009)
    Search Committee High School Biology (2010)
    PLC - Teacher/Staff Development (2010-present)

    College and University
    Faculty Advisor - ETSU Chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity (2005-present)
    Counselor - Karen Kemp Lady Buc Basketball Individual Camp (2007)
    Interview of Teacher Education Program Candidates CCOE (2010-2011)
    Mentor to Education Students CCOE (2009-present)

07/2005 06/2007       Attendance Officer, MS Health Teacher, and ISS Coordinator, University School, Johnson City, TN.
Responsible for attendance compliance, attendance panel hearings, correspondence with parents, and discipline. Created semester/yearly attendance summary sheets.  Also, chaired the Attendance/Appeals Panel Committee as well as member of Building Leadership Team, SACS/SIPS committee, and Grade managers committee.  Addressed needs of diverse students in a lab setting as ISS coordinator.  Action research on the  impact of Attendance Officer on K-12 laboratory school. Four years of coaching experience in Basketball.  

07/2004 06/2005       Health Teacher, University School, Johnson City, TN.
Multifaceted position with responsibilities including:  high school wellness teacher, In-school suspension coordinator, lunch room supervision, on-call substitute, consultant on discipline issues, and am/pm hall monitoring.


2003            Masters of Arts in Teaching,  East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.
                    Endorsements in K-12 Health, Biology, and Driver's Education

1999            BS in Environmental Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.

Coaching Experience

Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach (2005-present), University High School, Johnson City, TN.
Athletic Director 2008-2011, Univeristy School, Johnson City, TN.
Head Boys Basketball Coach (2003-2005), University Middle School, Johnson City, TN.
Assistant Baseball Coach (2005, 2012-present), University High School, Johnson City, TN. 
Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball Coach (2005), University High School, Johnson City, TN. 

Presentations and Publications

Winning Hoops (September/October 2007)"Building for the Battle of the Boards! Buccaneer Rebounding"
"Integrating Literature in the Physical Science Classroom" Tennessee Science Teachers Association Professional Development Conference November 10-12, 2011 STEM TREK:  Journey to the Next Generation of Science Standards

Conferences Attended

Nike Basketball Coaches Clinic, Atlanta, GA (2006)
Diversity Education - ETSU (2007)
NALS Regional Symposium, ETSU (2007)
East Tennessee Basketball Coaches Clinic, Oak Ridge High School, Oak Ridge, TN (2008, 2009)
IRB Certification (2009-present)
Jason Foundation Suicide Prevention Training (2009)
ETSU Fire Extinguisher Training (2009)
Center of Excellence in Sport Science and Coaching Education Concussion Seminar (2010)
CMS/School Website Training (2011, 2012)
Tennessee Science Teachers Association Conference, Murfreesboro, TN (2011)

Professional Organization Affiliations

Tennessee Academy of Science (2007-2009)
Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (2010-present)
Tennessee Science Teachers Association (2011-present)

Community Activities

Member of Cherokee UMC Pastor/Parish Relations Committee (2008-2010)
Volunteer Referee Upward Basketball (2010-present)
Member Munsey Memorial Church and Society Committee (2011-present)
ETSU's Child Study Center Pancake Breakfast Volunteer (2009-2010)

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