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Ashlan Luft

484.269.3207

aluft354@live.kutztown.edu

808 Old Swede Road - Douglassville, Pa 19518

missluft.weebly.com

EDUCATION
K-12 Art Education Certification, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Major: Art Education
GPA 4.0

Kutztown, PA
December 2014

B.F.A. Seton Hill University


Major: Fine Arts
Concentration: Sculpture
Summa Cum Laude, GPA 3.9

Greensburg, PA
May 2010

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Long Term Substitute
Pottstown, PA
Pottsgrove High School - Art, Grade 9-12
March 2015 - April 2015
Developed and taught lessons in graphic design, digital photography, drawing, and life skills
Collaborated with administration and the art department to develop a digital version of the student art show on
Instagram
Long Term Substitute
Reading, PA
Berks Catholic High School - Art, Grade 9-12
December 2014 - March 2015
Taught a variety of courses ranging from Art I and II, Media and Film, Art History, and Art Appreciation
Hung student work at the annual Berks County Intermediate Unit Secondary Art Show at the Goggle Works
Designed the set for the school musical and facilitated a student set crew to build and paint the set
Clinical Experience
Pottstown, PA
Ringing Rocks and West Pottsgrove Elementary Schools - Art, Grades K-2
Fall 2014
Developed and taught lessons for fully inclusive art room settings
Experienced working between two buildings and organizing two art shows
Clinical Experience
Reading, PA
Exeter Township Middle School - Art, Grade 8
Fall 2014
Developed and taught lessons focused in sculpture
Facilitated discussions on art history, contemporary art, and art making
Art Teacher
Kutztown, PA
The Noble School - Art, Grades 5 & 7
Spring 2014
Developed and taught lessons to fit the school's art history based curriculum, while integrating contemporary
art and the interests of the students
Encouraged experimentation and creative problem solving during art making
Field Experience
Royersford, PA
Royersford Elementary School - Art, Grades K-4
Spring 2014
Co-taught and worked with students in areas of printmaking, color mixing, and collage
Developed and taught a lesson for third grade students, focusing on creating narratives
Helped organize and hang the school art show
Early Field Experience
Nazareth Area High School - Black and White Photography
Nazareth, PA
Worked one-on-one with a senior photography student
Fall 2013
Collaborated with the student on their current work
Millmont Elementary School - Art, Grade 2
Reading, PA
Team taught a lesson on sculpting from observation
Fall 2013

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE (continued)


Co-Teacher
Seton Hill University - Introduction to 3D Design
Provided safety instruction and assistance while working in the school wood shop
Worked one-on-one with a special needs student

Greensburg, PA
Spring 2010

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Reading Recreation Commission Summer Playground
Summer Art Camp Volunteer
Worked with students ranging from seven to fourteen years old
Friday Night Outs
Kutztown University
Collaborated with peers to teach arts and crafts to elementary age students
Apprentice Under Tim Kaulen
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Collaborated on artist's 2009 Artist of the Year show, along with other projects

Reading, PA
Summer 2014
Kutztown PA
Fall 2013-2014
Pittsburgh, PA
2008-2011

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Kutztown University Art Education Mentor and Mentee Program
Answered questions and gave guidance to students new to the program
Kutztown University Art Education Conference
Assisted in the set up of the welcome area and helped guests sign in
Reading Art Festival at the GoggleWorks
Helped guests sign in and provided them with information about the festival
Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference
Helped guests sign in and provided them with information on the conference
Habitat for Humanity
Worked locally and at various sites along the east coast during spring and summer breaks

Fall 2014
Fall 2013-2014
Fall 2014
Fall 2013
2005-2010

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
National Art Education Association Member
Pennsylvania Art Education Association Member
EdCamp Leadership Conference

2013-Present
2013-Present
Summer 2015

CAMPUS LEADERSHIP & INVOLVEMENT


National Art Education Association, Student Chapter of Kutztown University
Seton Hill University's Students in the Arts, Founder and President
Seton Hill University's Harlan Gallery Attendant
Seton Hill University's Reeve's Theater, Set Design Crew Member

2013-2014
2009-2010
2009-2010
2006-2010

HONORS
Clinical Experience Award
Pennsylvania Art Education Association Student Volunteer Scholarship
Josepha Filkosky Scholarship for Excellence in Art
Dean's List
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
Elizabeth Ann Seton Scholarship
Community Service Scholarship

Fall 2014
Fall 2013
Fall 2007
Spring 2007-2010
2006-2010
2006-2010
2006-2010

REFERENCES Available Upon Request