Stephanie Foster

Freelance Artist & Drawer

Location:chesapeake, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
Stephanie Michelle Foster

To be a successful artist that contributes to the story of my generation and the future.

Professional Skills
Artist Skills: painting, drawing, print making, graphic design, sculpture, and photography
Education: Foundations of Education, Human Development, Educational Psychology, Introduction to Special Education Laws, Multicultural Education, Teaching Reading in the Content Area, Art Methods
• Research and type reports on current education and continuing educational issues
• Ability to maintain files and reports on individual students, so that knowledge and instruction can be facilitated to students for their maximum learning potential
• Arrange parent teacher meetings as well as met with students individually
• Maintain classroom rules and regulations according to school hand book
Work Skills: Experienced in providing good customer service, working well in a team environment, and strong oral and written communication skills, experience in Microsoft Office and Internet
• Experience using Microsoft word in constructing lesson plans and various formats for research
• Experience in Microsoft Excel in creating classroom budget
• Experience in Microsoft Power Point in creating lesson plans and reports (used for presentations)

K-12 Art Education, May 2010
First Aid Certification, June 2010-2013
CPR – Adult, Child and Infant Certification, June 2010-2011
Daily Health Observation Certificate, October 8, 2010
I.D.E.A Workshop October 2, 2010

Career Experience
Chesapeake Public Schools December 2010- June 2012
Instructional Skills Specialist: Donna Weingand (Department of Personnel)
Position: Substitute Teacher
Description: Managed classroom and time, facilitated lessons (followed teacher lesson plans), Created own lessons when needed, and engaged students in learning, assisted in office familiar with office setting and filing.
Dream Makers Christian Academy September 2010 – March 2011
Staff Coordinator: Estella Justin
Position: Lead teacher assistant
Description: Assisted teacher in classroom set up, construction of lesson plans, fundraisers for classroom budgets, assisted in classroom management, facilitated lessons, and met and communicated with parents
Student Teaching
70 days January 2010 to May 2010
Cooperating Teacher: Mrs. Witosky, Camden County High School
Description: Managed classroom, and taught high school art 1 and art honors for 50 days.
Planned lessons, organized grades, and was an effective facilitator, leader, technology user, and critical thinker.
Observed 20 Days
Grandy Primary School “Elementary K-3 grade” Cooperating Teacher: Mrs. Swinney
Grandy Intermediate School “4th-6th grade” Cooperating Teacher: Mrs. Blaisdell
• 10 hours October 2009 to November 2009
Supervisor: Mrs. Lawson, Pasquotank County High School, art teacher
• 25 hours February 2008 to April 2008
Supervisor: Mrs. Alverez, Weeksville Elementary, art teacher

Work History
Kohl’s Department Store November 2011- Present
General Manager: Gene Shum
Position: P.O.S Associate
Description: Interacted with customers providing friendly customer service, handeled transactions from customers, and kept work area clean and professional.
Dairy Queen March 2009 – May 2010
Manager: Kash
Position: Cashier
Description: Interacted with customers providing quick and prompt customer service, identified and resolved customer related issues, handeled transactions, and kept work area clean and professional.
Quality Seafood June 2006 – March 2009
Manager: Beth Barcliff
Position: Cashier/ dining room attendant
Description: Interacted with customers providing quick and prompt customer service, and identified and resolved customer related issues.

Elizabeth City State University
Bachelor’s of Art: Art with a minor in Secondary Education
GPA: 3.3
Graduation Date: May 8, 2010

UNC Scholarship, 2006 – 2010
Honor Roll, 2006-2010
*** Laude 2010

Available upon request
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