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Sarah Widenhofer

SWidenhofer00@gmail.com
5908 Woodhaven Court
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(757) 646-2125

Objective
A teaching position in Art and Early Childhood Education
Education
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Bachelor of Arts, 2015
Major: Art Education
GPA: 3.8
VA License Endorsement Area: Art Education PreK-12
Related Courses: Art history courses in ancient/medieval art,
renaissance/modern art, Asian art, and art criticism. Studio
Courses in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics,
and digital art. Education Courses in elementary and secondary
art education, special needs children, and human growth and
development.
Training, Certifications, and Awards
Child Abuse and Neglect Training, 2015
ODU Art Education Outstanding Student Award, 2015
CPR and First Aid Certification, 2013
Related Experience
ODU Children’s Learning and Research Center, Norfolk, VA
Substitute Lead Teacher – Summer 2015
-Create and implement lessons for children ages three to
five years,
manage teacher assistants
Program Leader - 2011-2015
-Create and supervise activities for children ages five
months through three years, Care for specific needs of the
children, aid in classroom management
Renaissance Academy, Virginia Beach, VA – Spring 2015
Student Teaching (7 weeks)
Clinical Faculty: Nancy Habit
-Observed teacher responsibilities, created and taught age
appropriate lesson plans, managed classroom
Corporate Landing Elementary School, Virginia Beach, VA – Spring
2015
Student Teaching (7 weeks)
Clinical Faculty: Morgan Knight
-Observed teacher responsibilities, created and taught age
appropriate lesson plans, managed classroom
Saturday Morning Art Classes, Old Dominion University – Fall 2013
Team Teacher with Danielle Salyers

Sarah Widenhofer
SWidenhofer00@gmail.com
5908 Woodhaven Court
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(757) 646-2125

-Developed and taught a two day public art lesson for
children
Woodstock Elementary School, Virginia Beach, VA – Fall 2013
Practicum Student
Clinical Faculty: Susan Richardson
-Observed teacher responsibilities, taught small group
lessons
Kempsville High School, Virginia Beach, VA – Spring 2012
Observation (30 hours)
Clinical Faculty: Samuel Kirby
-Observed teacher responsibilities, aided students when
needed
Other Experience
Equikids Therapeutic Riding Center, Virginia Beach, VA – 2014-current
Barn Staf
-Help manage barn activities, clean the facility, care for the
horses, interact with and direct volunteers
Activities and Organizations
Equikids Therapeutic Riding Center – 2014-current
Volunteer
Club Field Hockey, Old Dominion University – 2011-2014
Active Member
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, ODU Chapter – 2012-2014
Historian
Relay For Life – 2008-2013
Volunteer
Out of the Darkness Walks, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention –
2011-2013
Volunteer

Sarah Widenhofer
SWidenhofer00@gmail.com
5908 Woodhaven Court
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(757) 646-2125

References
Heather Powers – Lead Toddler Teacher, ODU Children’s Learning and
Research Center

1520 W. 48th Street, Center 1
Norfolk, VA 23529
(757) 683-3320
HPowers@odu.edu
Kim Williamson – Assistant Director, ODU Children’s Learning and
Research Center

1520 W. 48th Street, Center 1
Norfolk, VA 23529
(757) 683-3320
KWilliam@odu.edu
Nancy Rae Habit – Art Educator, Renaissance Academy
5100 Cleveland St
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 648-6000
Nancy.Habit@vbschools.com
Elizabeth Walther – Assistant Barn Manager, Equi-Kids Therapeutic
Riding Center
2626 Heritage Park Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(757) 721-7350
LizWalther@equikids.org
Patricia Edwards – Senior Lecturer, ODU Department of Art
203 Visual Arts Bldg
Norfolk, VA 23529
(757) 683-4047
Paedward@odu.edu
Morgan Knight – Art Educator, Corporate Landing Elementary School
1590 Corporate Landing Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 648-2360
Morgan.Knight@vbschools.com