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Dana Strong

Freelance Page Designer & Editor

Location:United States
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Dana G. Strong

Education and Certifications
Monterey High School, Lubbock, Texas
Honor Graduate, 1974
University of Texas Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication, 1978
Teacher Certification #457-08-2625, revalidated April 2003, Secondary Journalism and English
Honor Education Graduate overall GPA 3.85
Oklahoma Teaching Certification #206724
World, British and American Literature, Grammar and Composition, Journalism Grades 7-12
The Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum, Columbia University, sponsored by the Freeman
Foundation, Fall 1999
East Asia Field Study June 11 - July 2, 2001
Wyoming Teaching Certification
English and Journalism Grades 7-12
ABYDOS certification 2008

Professional Organizations
Texas Association of Journalism Educators
Association of Texas Professional Educators
NEA and OEA, Jenks Classroom Teachers Association
Texas Classroom Teachers Association
Texas Association of Journalism Directors

Spring Independent School District, Spring, Texas August 2011 to present
Yearbook and Newspaper Advisor
Control of activity funds and budgets
Solely responsible for complete organization and production of publications
Editing and proofing
Managing staff
Scheduling photo shoots and interviews
Design and layout of advertising
UIL journalism sponsor
English II
Alvin Independent School District, Alvin, Texas June 2008 to July 2011
Yearbook and Newspaper Advisor
English I
English IV Dual Credit co-teacher

University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas May- July 2008
Editor I Student Life—part-time

Clear Creek Independent School District, League City, Texas August 2005 to June 2008
Yearbook Advisor
English IV Enriched

Liberty Independent School District, Liberty, Texas January 2004-2005
English I
Yearbook Advisor

Laramie County School District 1, Cheyenne, Wyoming 2002-2003
East High School 2/6 1st semester, 5/6 time 2nd semester:
Yearbook Advisor
Academic Center English Teacher of Record
Extended Day Senior English
Career Pathways

Glenpool Independent School District, Glenpool, Oklahoma 2000-2001
Literature/Grammar/Composition grade 9
Academic Team Coach
North Central Evaluation Committee for Memorial High School, Tulsa, OK.

Newsletter Chairman 1999-2001
Embroiderer’s Guild of Oklahoma - monthly publication and yearly directory

Jenks Independent School District, Jenks, Oklahoma 1999-2000
Temporary part time grades 11 & 12:
Expository Writing
British/World Literature

Wylie Independent School District, Abilene, Texas 1995-1997
Independent Private Instructor for Clarinet grades 6-12
Substitute Director grades 6-8 Band

The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas 1994-1995
Director of Parish Communications
solely responsible for all publications, including calendars, newsletters, bulletins and yearbook from conception to layouts to finished product to distribution

Mother 1981-1994
included volunteer work as director of junior high bell group (1994-1998), president, treasurer of church women’s group (1983-1988), choir secretary (1989-1997)

Big Spring Independent School District, Big Spring, Texas 1978-1981
Journalism Director
taught basic journalism and photography classes, sponsored both yearbook and newspaper
Language Arts Instructor included freshman and junior English

computer programs - Adobe InDesign CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, ClarisWorks, Grade Quick, Grade Star, WinSchool, eClass, Power Point, PowerSchool, PowerGrade, EDP Lynx, Jostens YearTech, Taylor Yearbook Pro, NovaNet, Teams, AP, MLA, Chicago styles.

equipment - various duplicators, folders, scanners, digital cameras, media projectors, Promethean board Elmo, SLR cameras, darkroom equipment, Mac and PC
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Page Design