• Tucson AZ

Emily Maida Dobson

seeking a position in high education

Work History

Work History

Art Teacher

Oct 2014 - Present
Tanque Verde High School

Instructed 9-12 grade students, taught Art 1, Art 2, Art 3, 3D/Ceramics, and Advanced 3D/Ceramics. Maintained a digital grade book, class website, digital classroom and online digital portfolios.  Prepared curriculum and established course goals. Demonstrated method and procedure to pupils. Observed and evaluated pupils' work in order to determine student progress or to make suggestions for improvement. Conferred with student, parent and counselor to resolve any of the students' problems. Readied and displayed student artwork for exhibition.

Long Term Substitute Teacher

Mar 2014 - May 2014
Freeport High School

Filled in for Art teacher, covered for AP Studio Art, AP Art History, Advanced Studio, Photography, 2D Design, and Foundations of Art. Maintained Gradebook.com, communicated with parents, administration, support staff and full-time teacher. 

Long Term Substitute Teacher

Aug 2013 - Nov 2013
Dirigo High School 

Filled in for Art teacher; covered Art History, Beginning Art, Intermediate Art, Advanced Art and Yearbook. Maintained Gradebook.com, communicated with parents, administration, support staff and full time teacher.

Art Teacher

Aug 2006 - Aug 2012
Dr. Henry A Wise Jr., High School

Instructed 9-12 grade students in a fast-paced urban environment, taught Art 1, Introduction to Photography, Computer Graphics, Foundations of Technology. Maintained a digital grade book and class website, prepared curriculum and established course goals. Selected book and material for courses. Demonstrated method and procedure to pupils. Observed and evaluated pupils' work in order to determine student progress or to make suggestions for improvement. Conferred with student, parent and counselor to resolve any of the students' problems.Readied and displayed student artwork for exhibition.

Kindergarten Teacher

Aug 2005 - Jun 2006
Benjamin D. Foulois

 Instructed in a self-contained classroom for Special Education students, attended various workshops for Maryland Literacy, Administered various Special Education tests for classification of disabilities, Wrote, administered and held IEP meetings for classroom caseload.

Education

Education

Certification for Teaching 

2002 - 2003
University of New England

Coursework for gaining teaching certification

M.F.A

2002
Aberystwyth University of Wales

Comprised of three components- taught and practice in gallery experience, tutorials and studio work

B.F.A

2000
Green Mountain College

GMC VPA Recipient in Photography, Spring 2000, Deans List 1999, Photo Award Recipient 1997, Service Learning Recipient 1996-1999

Semester Abroad

Feb 1999 - Jun 1999
Aberystwyth University of Wales  

Competitively chosen to represent Green Mountain College in an equal exchange program at sister school. 

Certifications

Certifications

pre k-12 

Feb 2012 - Jun 2019
Vermont Department of Education

Advanced professional, Art Education

pre k-12

Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Arizona Department of Education

Reciprocity Certified in Art education

Additional Information

Skills

Club Sponsor 

Leo Club (community service based Club) 08-12, Art Club 07-09, 14- to present, Photography and Film Club 08-12, NAHS

Coach

Soccer High School Boys (08) and Girls(09) as Assistant Coach. Head Swimming Coach for Co-ed (08-12) 

Exhibitions

Personal artwork exhibited at Durham Historical Society and Portland Museum of Art, 2014

Professional Memberships

Active member of National Art Educator Member, attended National Conference 2014-2015, Member of Maine Art Educators, attended both fall and spring conferences 2014, Active member of Arizona Art Educator, will be attending fall 2015 conference. Over 100 service hours