Language Arts Teacher & Theatre Director
Jul 2007 - May 2016
Topeka West High School
- Selected and directed various plays and musicals including Parade, Twelfth Night, Oklahoma!, Hairspray, The Grapes of Wrath.
- Created and implemented lessons for numerous classes including Acting 1 & 2, Theatre Appreciation, Advanced Theatre Ensemble, Senior Composition, Freshman English, Graphic Novel, and Dramatic Literature.
- Maintained the quality of the department with a shrinking budget while seeking out individual, school, and business donors while improving and updating our space.
- Coached the 5A State Champion Scholars' Bowl team in 2008 and 3rd place finisher in 2009.