Milestones

My road in life has taken me all over.
Graduated from Alamo Heights High School in 2000
Graduated from The University on the Incarnate Word with a Bachelor's degree in 2004
Graduated from The University of Texas San Antonio with a Masters degree in 2006
Worked in California as a regional training manager for Kaman's Art Shoppes from 2008- 2011
Taught college classes at UIW and UTSA for 2 years
Taught Pre-K at The George Gervin Academy in 2011
Taught Elementary Art at Morningside Elementary from 2012-2014
Taught Pre-K at Memorial Early College High School Academy in 2014- Present

Education

High School
Alamo Heights High School
Bachelor
BA
University of the Incarnate Word
Graduate
MFA
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Career

Instructional Facilitator at MECHS

I teach a AP/ Dual Credit Art History and Art 3

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Art
Education
Being Creative

Day to Day

I have thirteen years of experience in education. A high school classroom teacher five years, elementary art teacher for five years, a pre-k teacher for 1 year and a college professor for two years, a team leader and a staff developer for four years, have extensive expertise PBL practices and protocols, with a focus on collaboration and project-based learning; developed assessments to create data in my department.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Really research the position you want, Really look at your options, Ask yourself, will this make you happy?

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
BA
graduate
Graduate
MFA

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"I always heard that, "there is no money in the arts!" I also heard, "Whats your real job?""

Challenges I Overcame

Financial