Meg Walker

Resume


PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
•    Art Educator with four years experience teaching Visual Art to grades 6-8, one year experience teaching Visual Art to grades K-5 and         Studio Art to grades 9-12
•    Skilled in creating and presenting engaging, standard based lesson plans that motivate students to learn and grow as artists
•    Polished communicator with superior presentations skills and exceptional relationship-building skills
•    Outgoing team player who works well with diverse groups to achieve identified goals
•    Highly organized, with proven ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and priorities in a timely manner
•    Computer skills for administration, designing lesson plans, and integrating technology into the classroom
 


CERTIFICATION    
•    Professional Teaching License: Massachusetts Visual Art, K-8
•    Initial Teaching License: New Hampshire Visual Art, K-12 and Elementary Education, 1-6. New York State Visual Art, K-12 and                   Elementary Education, 1-6


EDUCATION
Framingham State University            Framingham, MA: 2013- 2016
Masters of Art Education
GPA 4.0
Honors: Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Plattsburgh State University            Plattsburgh, NY: 2003-2006
Bachelors of Science, Elementary Education with Art concentration
GPA 3.61
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude



WORK EXPERIENCE
Brophy Elementary School        Framingham, MA: Sept. 2017-Present
Visual Art Teacher (part time)
•    Developed and taught curricula for students in grades K-5
•    Worked with a diverse group of students from varied socioeconomic backgrounds
•    Co-taught and worked closely with full time art teacher to develop lesson plans and to create a consistent classroom environment
•    Hung and displayed student artwork 

Remington Middle School        Franklin, MA: Sept. 2011-June 2015
Visual Art Teacher
•    Developed and taught curricula for students in grades 6-8
•    Modified lessons to accommodate students with special needs
•    Consistently communicated with parents to address student progress
•    Worked closely with district middle school art teachers to develop and implement DDMs
•    Held weekly Art Club after school program
•    Helped organize and display district wide art shows
•    Submitted student work to the Scholastic Art Awards and Youth Art Month

Saranac Central School            Saranac, NY: Sept. 2008-June 2009
Studio Art Teacher
•    Developed and taught curricula for students in grades 9-12
•    Taught intro level studio art courses covering the Elements and Principles of Design
•    Helped coordinate and hang district wide art show

Saranac Central School                    Saranac, NY: 2007-2008
Substitute Teacher
•    Managed a variety of classrooms and subject areas for grades K-12


ARTISTIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Framingham State University                        2014-2016
•    Awarded 3rd place in juried student show for watercolor self-portrait
•    Work shown in Printmaking and Ceramic shows
Cambridge, MA                                2013-2015
•    Selected to show art at Art in the Park organized by Boston based Illustrator, Tofu Squirrel
•    Hung work in local coffee shops Crème Café and Petsi Pies