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Ashley Getz

www.ashleygetzart@weebly.com

Education
Ed.S. Lincoln Memorial University, Curriculum and Instruction, 2013
M.A. Piedmont College, Art Education, 2009
B.F.A. The University of Georgia, Art Education, 2004

Teaching and Related Experience


Norcross High School, Norcross, Georgia, 2005-present
Responsible for planning and instruction of high school visual art lessons for 140 students daily
Curriculum Chair of the Visual Art Department, 2013-present
Teach and create curriculum for AP 2D Design Portfolio, 2014-present
Teach and create curriculum for Visual Art I/II introductory art classes, 9-12 grade, 2005-present
Teach and create curriculum for Photography I-IV classes students, 10-12 grade, 2009-present
Teach and create curriculum for Drawing/Painting/Printmaking students, 10-12 grade, 2006-2007
NHS Teacher of the Year selection committee member, 2012
Nominated Teacher of the Year, 2013, 2014
Co-Sponsor the NHS Art Club, 2005-2009, 2016-present
Co-sponsor the NHS National Art Honor Society, 2009-2016
Coordinate the NHS Governor’s Honors Visual Arts student interviews & portfolios, 2007-present.
Served as county GHP judge, 2016

National Art Honor Society, co-sponsor, 2009-2016


160 students inducted into our chapter since 2009
Taste of Norcross Logo Designs for Restaurants and Art Auction
Chairs for Charity, Norcross Art Fest
Relay for Life activities and site construction support
Tumerators Auction Participant
Awarded $ in grants from the Norcross Foundation for Excellence
Awarded $3400 in grants from Art Splash, Norcross Arts Alliance
Collaboration with cluster art teachers on the Mitchell Road Community Mural & Mosaic Project
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Atlanta High School Art Exhibit at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival


Best Art Department Award, 2015

PTSA Reflections Awards


2014, one student moved on to win county and state
Judge for Norcross Cluster Elementary and Middle School Photography category entries, 2010-2016

Scholastic Awards:
37 total NHS students received regional gold, silver, and honorable mentions, January 2016
44 total NHS students received regional gold, silver and honorable mentions, January 2015
52 total NHS students received regional gold, silver and honorable mentions, January 2014
78 total NHS students received regional gold, silver keys and honorable mentions, January 2013
3 National Silver Key recipients, 2013
52 total NHS students received regional gold, silver keys and honorable mentions, November 2011
3 students selected for gold key awards, 7 silver and 14 honorable mentions, Regional Scholastic
Awards, November 2010
1 National Gold Key recipient, 2011
4 students selected for silver key awards and 6 honorable mentions, Regional Scholastic Awards,
November, 2009
1 student selected for silver key and 2 honorable mentions, Regional Scholastic Awards, November,
2008.
3 students selected for silver key awards and 5 honorable mentions, Regional Scholastic Awards,
October 2007.
All State Art Symposium

Capitol Art Exhibit:


2 students selected for GAEA CAE, winter 2016
2 students selected for GAEA CAE, winter 2015
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2 students selected for GAEA CAE, winter 2014


2 students selected for GAEA CAE, winter 2013
2 students selected for GAEA CAE, winter 2012
2 students selected for GAEA CAE, winter, 2011
2 students selected for GAEA CAE, winter, 2010
2 students selected for the GAEA Capitol Art Exhibit, winter, 2009

Tapestry Exhibit – Gwinnett County Student Art Exhibit Activities


Shutter Sense and Non-Sense Photography Competition 2009-Present
Showcase 40 NHS student works each year
Help with set-up and break down of a nearly 500 photograph exhibit
Help acquire judges, prizes, and donations

Professional Development

• Advanced Placement Studio Certification, SCAD Atlanta 2014


• Top Ten Teachers Training 2014-2015
• Middle Years Programme Training, International Bacculorette,
Atlanta International School
• High Musuem Summer Teacher Photography Program
 Dr Sherah Carr Teaching with Purpose
• Georgia Art Education Association Fall Conference Attendee 2008-2015

Affiliations/Memberships

• National Art Education Association, Georgia Art Education 2003-Present


Association
• High Museum of Atlanta
• Atlanta Botanical Garden
• American Cancer Society
• ALS Society
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Interests
• Yoga, community service, healthy lifestyle, organizational practices, business marketing and
management
• Travel abroad to Juarez, Mexico; Quito, Ecuador (3 trips), Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, England,
Germany, Costa Rica, Japan