575 East First Street

Corsica, SD 57328

(605) 946-5024



Objective                               To become a dynamic and effective Instructor, helping students achieve both their academic and vocational aspirations. 


Summary of                          Highly motivated and dedicated to achieve.  Promote educational excellence through action-based

Qualifications                      activities. 

Certificate endorsements include: Technology Education, Middle School/Junior High Language Arts, Middle School/Junior High Social Science, Psychology, Sociology, K-12 Physical Education, and Coaching of Football, Track, Middle School/Junior High and Elementary sports.


Great knowledge in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft FrontPage, Windows 2000, AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD 2000i and the Internet.               


Education                            BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY, School of Education, Spearfish, SD

                                                Bachelor of Science Degree, May 1998

                                                Major:  Technology Education

                                                Minors: Drafting and Coaching


Experience                           CORSICA SCHOOL DISTRICT, Corsica, SD

                                                Industrial Arts Instructor, 1998-Present

                                                Constructed two Technology houses 2001-2003:  developed floor plan; built houses directly on foundation along with attached garage; designed and built cabinets and vanities; assisted with plumbing, electrical and concrete subcontractors; and worked on and supervised students on all aspects of construction.


Classes taught: Drafting, AutoCAD I & II, Advanced AutoCAD, Woodworking I & II, Small Engines, Welding, Exploring Technology and Construction.


Created module stations for exploring technology; transformed aged establishment into indoor archery shooting range; supervised and instructed students in the correct procedure for designing and building small and large welding and carpentry projects; constructed lockers for new school addition; improved sports complex barrier; replaced city baseball dugouts; responsible for Annual Perkins III Grant funding and helped to develop the South Dakota Crosswalk for Technology Education curriculum.


                                                SUNDANCE SCHOOL DISTRICT, Sundance, WY

Student Teaching Experience, Spring 1998

Taught Industrial Education in grades 8-12 through Mechanical, Architectural & CAD Drafting, Junior/Senior High Woodworking and Residential Construction.  Acted as Assistant Coach for Seventh/Eighth grade boys’ basketball, and assisted with Junior High and High School Track.



                                                Forestry Aid, 1996-1998

                                                Worked on Wild Land Fire suppression team; maintained engine equipment for use; and completed forest thinning projects.


Extra-curricular                 Assistant Football Coach 1998-present:  40-13 record; two conference titles; three regional titles; and 1999 State “9B” Champions.  Assistant Track Coach 1999-present:  eight conference titles between two conferences; two regional titles; State “B” Boy’s Runner-up in 1999; State “B” Boy’s Champions in 2000.  Fifth/Sixth grade Boys’ Basketball Coach 2001-present.  Seventh/Eighth grade Boys’ Basketball Coach 2002.  Junior Class Advisor 1998-present.


Honors and                          Volunteer Fire Department 1999-present; TTL 2001Graduate; Klub Member 1999-present; Lions Club

Activities                               Member 1998-2000; Varsity Track athlete B.H.S.U. 1992-1997 and Dean’s List recognition.


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