CV: Past Teaching Experience

Columbia College Chicago. Chicago, IL, 1999-2008
    Taught (adjunct) graduate/undergraduate classes in the book arts. 
    Served as teaching/studio assistant for graduate-level classes

         in the papermaking and letterpress studio, and for undergraduate

         level one-week intensives in papermaking.

 

Oxbow Art Camp. Saugatuck, MI, 2001-2002
    Assisted in teaching one-week papermaking and bookbinding intensives

         for undergraduates, graduate students and community members.

 

Office for Community/Arts Partnerships. Chicago, IL, 2002
    Co-taught on-site bookbinding workshops for Chicago Public

          School students in grades three through seven.

 

Gallery 37. Chicago, IL, 2000
    Assisted in teaching and prepping papermaking/paper arts activities for teens.

 

Madison School Community Recreation. Madison, WI, 1995-1997
    Developed and taught summer, evening and weekend visual and

          performing arts programming for youth.
    Teen Loft: Supervised teens, developed/facilitated FreAct, a teen theatre group.
    SuperCenter: Developed and taught classes in nature crafts, recycled crafts,

          drawing/painting, drama, wearable arts.
    Saturday Arts: Developed and taught integrated visual arts/drama programs

 

Camp Tecumseh YMCA. Brookston, IN, 1989-1992
    Environmental Studies Instructor: Delivered instruction to visitors of all ages,

         led recreational activities, songs and campfires.

    Summer Camp Counselor: Led recreational activities, songs and campfires;

         cared for and managed groups of nine 8-12 year old boys for two weeks,

         taught drawing and ceramics clinics.
    Unit Coordinator: Served as liaison between counselors and staff,

         evaluated counselors and participated in staff training.

 

American School of Puebla. Puebla, Mexico, 1989-1990
    Instructed 66 students in the full range of English language skills,

         evaluated students on a monthly basis, developed curriculum.

 

Brummitt Elementary. Chesterton, IN, 1988
    Taught fifth graders in an open-concept classroom, led the science unit team,

         managed the classroom and developed curriculum.