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Work experience

Mar 2007May 2011

Academic Director - Adjunct Faculty

Park University
  • Facilitated numerous required economic and statistic courses: Macroeconomics (141); Microeconomics (142); Intermediate Macroeconomics (301); and Quantitative Research Methods (315)
  • Planned and implemented lesson plans for curriculum development and individualize per student needs
  • Constructed numerous assessment tools to assist with learning objectives
  • Provided faculty meetings
  • Generated and implement proposals for faculty professional development
  • Adhered to flexible budgets restraints
Nov 2004May 2011


Alamogordo School District
  • Implemented standard based curriculum into daily planning and teaching
  • Worked closely with outside consultants to ensure best teaching practices
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures for spelling bee
  • Supplemented lessons with program targeted at student obesity (Catch)
  • Established long term and short term goals associated with meeting Adequate Yearly Progress (No Child Left Behind Legislation)
Aug 1999May 2004


Galena School District
  • Facilitated workshops for families on various subjects related to the program
  • Traveled to International Field Sites (Guam, Japan, and Korea)
  • Administered standardized testing (CATV, TerraNova, IOWA, Alaska Benchmarks)
  • Defined curriculum standards
  • Utilized various databases to log information regarding notes, grades, and contacts
  • Managed supplemental distribution of curriculum (Lightspan)


Jun 2002May 2004

Master of Arts

Aug 1993Dec 1997

Bachelor of Arts

Research and Scholarly Activities

  • The Ecology of Teaching and Learning – Arizona Educational Research Organization Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2009
  • Teaching Economics in the Standards Based Educational Environment - Fall Professional Issues Conference, Las Cruces, NM 2009
  • National Education Association of New Mexico – Western Region Leadership Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2009
  • Alamogordo Elementary Math Committee, Alamogordo, NM 2009National Education Association Summit – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Issues, Chicago, IL 2008
  • Alaska Economic Education Leadership Institute, Anchorage, AK 2002


Steve Musser

“His communication and personal skills have allowed him to develop meaningful relations with both parents and students. His extensive curriculum knowledge coupled with his detail driven personality ensures that now student is forgotten.”

Yvonne Shay

"He is a life long learner who is open to learning and implementing what he has learned.  He is willing to guide and support others through a change."

Rebecca Smith

“Coy’s ambitions have already proven him successful in many aspects of his life, but he continues to strive for more. Whatever goals Coy sets for himself, he does all he can to achieve them.”

Mark Moren, Ph.D.

“I was involved in many special education meetings with Coy and the students/families he worked with. In these meeting, Coy presented himself in a very professional yet personable manner. He was always professionally dressed, listened attentively to the parent’s concerns, and offered excellent feedback to the entire team.”   


Solid background in elementary and adult education, with a strong emphasis in economics. Experience includes work abroad to provide organizational support and training, and much interaction with active duty military. Capable of developing and implementing standardized policies and procedures on a regular basis.


  • Biltmore Who’s Who: Executives and Professionals 2011
  • Economics and Education Scholarship: Masters  Program 2002
  • Certificate of Achievement: Economics for Leaders 2002
  • Star Delegation Leader: People to People Student Ambassador Program 2001
  • Who’s Who Award: American Universities and Colleges, Rocky Mountain College 1997

Most Recent Accomplishment


  • Kappa Delta Pi – International Honor Society in Education
  • National Education Association
  • Foundation for Teaching Economics: Professional Teachers Association

Professional Development

  • Literacy Coaching, Best Practices Teaching, May 2009
  • Northwest Evaluation Association, Analytical Tools, Jan 2009
  • Inspiration Software, Kidspiration Implementation, Jan 2009
  • National Education Association of New Mexico and Los Lunas Public Schools Professional Issues – Building Great Public Schools for every child, Oct. 2008
  • Strengthening Quality in Schools – Systems Leadership Support and Baldridge Method Implementation, Alamogordo, NM 2008
  • Foundation for Teaching Economics – Issues of international Trade, Anchorage, AK 2003
  • Foundation for Teaching Economics – Economic Demise of the Soviet Union, Anchorage, AK 2003
  • Foundation for Teaching Economics – Economics of Water Use and the Environment, Anchorage, AK 2003
  • Society for Developmental Education program – How to Teach Reading to Low Performing K, 1st, and 2nd Graders, Anchorage, AK 2000


  • The American Cancer Society – Relay for Life, Alamogordo, NM 2010
  • Hospitality Committee – Heights Elementary School, Alamogordo, NM 2009 - Present
  • United States Air Force – Professional Cakes provided for functions (no charge), Holloman Air Force Base, Holloman, NM 2006 - Present
  • Math Fun Night, Heights Elementary School, Alamogordo, NM 2009
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Otero County – Bowl for Kids Sake, Alamogordo, NM 2008
  • The Step House - Home for recovering alcoholics, Renovation, Alamogordo, NM 2008
  • United Way of Otero County – School Supply Drive, Alamogordo, NM 2007


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Jul 2008Jun 2017

Level Three A Instructional Leader

New Mexico Department of Education
Sep 2011Sep 2016

Elementary Education K-6

Colorado Department of Education