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Monica Taylor

Art Teacher

Work experience

Oct 2016Present

Art Teacher Support

Whittier City School District

Design drawing and painting lessons according to the California Visual Arts Standards to children in 6 elementary schools, including Andrews, Sorensen, Phelan, MSTA, Longfellow, and Hoover.

Aug 2012Present

Substitute Teacher

Fullerton School District

Substitute in grades K-8, primarily at Rolling Hills Elementary School

Sep 2011May 2014

Art Teacher

Whittier City School District

Teach art to the students at Daniel Phelan Elementary grades K-5th.


Community Based English Teacher

Whittier City School District

Teach conversational English to parents from the  school communities of Phelan and Sorensen Elementary. 

Sep 2000Jun 2001

Art Instructor

All the Arts Program, Fullerton School District

Teach California and National standard based arts curriculum to children in grades K-6.

Jun 2000Jul 2000

Art Teacher

Los Angeles Music and Art School

Teach Art to students from grades 2nd-9th grade.

Jan 2000Jun 2005

Substitute Teacher K-8th

Whittier City School District

Long term teaching assignment at Longfellow as well as day-to-day substitute for all elementary and both intermediate schools in the district.


Technology and Instructional Aide

Whittier City School District

4th Grade classroom assistant and schoolwide maintainance and integration of classroom technology at West Whittier Elementary, plus teach literacy and mathematic applications for children grades K-6. Attend Cue Conferences.


Aug 2001May 2002

California Single Subject Teaching Credential, Art (Clear)

Cal State Fullerton

Cleared Single Subject Credential, in Art, approved for grades twelve and below, including pre-school, and classes organized for adult. Student taught at Valencia High School in Placentia, CA

Aug 1998Dec 1999

B.A., Arts Education

Cal State Fullerton

Nationally Approved Comprehensive Arts Education, with emphasis on drawing, painting, 3D design, ceramics, photography, graphic design,  and art for teachers.

Sep 1991Jun 1993

General Education

UC Santa Barbara

Completed first two years of undergraduate work before transferring.

volunteer work

2007- Present : Teach art for my children's school at Rolling Hills Elementary, Fullerton School District, in the Multi-Age classes K-3 and 4th/5th.

2012- Present : Theater Makeup Committee/Chairperson for Fullerton Children's Repertory Theater Group

2000- Present : Alto Singer for Exalt Choir, Pico Rivera and Whittier, Ca  

2005-2013 : Volunteer Parent for the Fullerton Community Nursery School, a co-op program. Board President '12-'13.