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Emily Lowry

1234 University Drive Fresno, California Home: 727-555-5555 Cell: 727-555-5556 Email: emilylo@netlog.com

Objective
High school art teacher seeking a teaching position where I can enhance the Art Program of the institution and provide an extraordinary environment for which students are able to recognize their full creative talents.

Qualifications Summary

More than nine years of professional experience in teaching art. Extensive background in working with students of all ages, wide experience in fostering respect and discipline as well as creating and inciting interest in learning by stimulating the multi-cultural, multi-racial and ESL students' environment. Dedicated to providing high quality education to all my students and committed to raising the standards of artistic education. Excellent communicative and interpersonal skills.

Education
Fresno University, Fresno, CA

Master's of Art Education (May 2001)

College of Art & Design, Fresno, CA



Bachelor of Art in Art Education (May 1998) Epsom School of Art & Design, Epsom, England (Junior Year Abroad Program 1996-1997)

Work Experience
Art Teacher: Dec. 2004 - Present, Edison High School, Fresno Unified School District, CA

Instruct pupils in art, such as painting, sketching, designing, and sculpturing. Prepare lesson plans and establish course goals. Select books and art supplies for courses. Demonstrated methods and procedures to pupils. Observe and evaluate pupils' work in order to determine student progress or make suggestions for improvement. Confer with student, parents, and counselor to resolve any of the students' problems. Accompany students on field trips to museums and art galleries.

Art Teacher: Jan. 2000 - Nov. 2004, Bullard Talent Elementary School, Fresno, CA.

Specialized in teaching more areas of art, such as illustration, art history and commercial art. Directed planning and supervision of student contests and arranging of art exhibits and provided clerical and instructional support in classrooms. Gained experience teaching students with disabilities.

Taught weekend painting workshops and evening classes on a roistered basis to adults, both beginner and master-class.

Substitute Teacher/Instructor: Aug. 1998 - Dec. 1999, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA

Taught drawing/painting and ceramics to middle school students and designed flat pattern making and advanced sewing classes. Taught beginning & intermediate clothing construction as well as basic and intermediate drawing in fine arts and humanities departments. Other responsibilities included assisting with Art Club, co-teaching classes and instructing art classes after school in a variety of sites.