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Work experience

Oct 2014Jan 2015

Universal PreKindergarten Assessor

Metis Associates

Conducting assessments with preschoolers at UPK locations around the city.

Oct 2012Apr 2014

Writing Specialist

Harlem Children's Zone
New York, NY Writing Specialist at a non-profit with a holistic approach to rebuilding a community by investing in the children, so that the next generation will be well equipped to succeed academically, emotionally, and socially. Teach middle school and high school writing classes, focusing on analytical writing and critical thinking.
Aug 2010Jun 2012

Artist on Call, Kenya

BuildaBridge International-Nairobi, Kenya
Artist on Call at a nonprofit arts education and intervention organization that engages the transformative power of the arts to bring hope and healing to children and communities in the tough places of the world.
Nov 2011Nov 2011

Art Trainer

Women in Warzones, Bukavu, Democratic
Art Trainer with Teaching fifty women at Panzi Hospital mural painting techniques. Art Teacher with Inspiration: Teaching artistic and educational skills to one hundred children per week, ages 7 to 13, taught partly in Swahili.
Aug 2009Jun 2010

Arts Program Coordinator

Foods of all Nations
Arts Program Coordinator with The: Networking and training six arts groups in skills of marketing and advertising. Planning and mobilizing local groups to host four annual sustainable community events per year. Charlottesville, Virginia and 2010 Prepared food, assisted customers, and conducted inventories of a specialty foods merchandiser.
Jun 2007Aug 2007

The Door, Inc

The Door, Inc
Baltimore, Maryland First grade teacher for inner city enrichment program. Planned/executed lessons in reading, science, and math.
Jun 2006Aug 2006

Good Works, Inc

Good Works, Inc
Athens, Ohio Summer ministries coordinator and children's club manager. Facilitated relationships between church volunteers and clients. Planned and directed projects, games, and field trips for the children's camp.


Sep 2005May 2009

Bachelors in Mass Communications and Fine Arts

Houghton College


Laura Vural

Director of Education at Harlem Children's Zone

Anthony Hopkins

Coworker at Harlem Children's Zone

Nathan Weinbaum

Project Manager of the UPK Assessing Project at Metis Associates

Nathan Corbitt

Founder and Director of BuildaBridge International