Guided districts in developing their elective course offerings
Helped Elective Area Teachers, faced with increasing class sizes, in building a new "Skill-Set" to be able to better deliver instruction and course content.
Sachem Central School District – Holbrook, NY 1975-2007
Industrial Arts/Technology Education Teacher
Some of the courses I taught: Architecture, Design and Drawing, Graphic Design, Drawing and Sketching, Photography, Residential Structures and Technical Drawing among others.
Sachem Central School District – Holbrook, NY 1987-2007
Secondary Technology Education Chairperson
Co-wrote the NY State Curriculum Design and Drawing
Developed the "Quad" system of delivering Technology Education Instruction to Middle Schoolers, a rotation through "topic areas" that better utilized existing equipment when faced with larger class sizes
Oversaw the Largest Technology Education Program in NY State
Program of the Year – Twice honored
Graduation Keynote Speaker in support of Electives and the Arts
Worked with teachers district-wide with the increased demand for technology in the classroom
Center Moriches School District – Center Moriches, NY 1996-2007
Board of Education Member
Store Owner – Moriches, NY 1981-1987
A true Country Store that featured many artist’s work including my own.
Worked with organizations, such as Chambers of Commerce and Historical Societies, to produce photographic presentations instrumental in securing grants
Masters Stony Brook University
Energy and the Environment
Bachelor Oswego State University
Industrial Arts/Technology Education
Associates Suffolk Community College
Concentrated individualized instruction beginning at an early age in - Drawing, Music, Photography and Painting.
Only high school student to win the New York State University/Builders Association Architectural Design Contest.