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Emily Maida Dobson

seeking a position in high education

Work experience

Oct 2014Present

Art Teacher

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.

Mar 2014May 2014

Long Term Substitute Teacher

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. 

Aug 2013Nov 2013

Long Term Substitute Teacher

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.

Aug 2006Aug 2012

Art Teacher

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.

Aug 2005Jun 2006

Kindergarten Teacher

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

20022003

Certification for Teaching 

University of New England

Coursework for gaining teaching certification

2002

M.F.A

Aberystwyth University of Wales

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

2000

B.F.A

Green Mountain College

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

Feb 1999Jun 1999

Semester Abroad

Aberystwyth University of Wales  

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

Certifications

Feb 2012Jun 2019

pre k-12 

Vermont Department of Education

Advanced professional, Art Education

Jul 2015Jun 2018

pre k-12

Arizona Department of Education

Reciprocity Certified in Art education

Additional Information

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