Cuyahoga Community College · 2015 - 2016
Supplementary Coursework: Teaching License Visual Art (Grades K-12) · 4.0 Grade Point Average
Post-Baccalaureate: Teaching License Integrated Mathematics (Grades 7-12) · Graduated With Honors
Master of Architecture: Three Year Professional Degree · Graduated With Honors
Bachelor of Science: Technology · Concentration Architecture & Environmental Design
Academic Awards and Honors
Cleveland State University
NSF NOYCE Conference Attendee: Washington D.C. · 2014
University of Illinois at Chicago
Portfolio Day Finalist · 2010 - 2011
Portfolio Day Faculty Choice Award: Honorable Mention (Year 02 Portfolio) · 2011
Semi - Finalist: First Annual Student Design Build Competition · 2010
Student Advisory Board Representative · 2009 - 2012
Bowling Green State University
Academic Scholarship · 2004 - 2008
Dean’s List · 2007 - 2009
Second Place: Urban Development Studio Competition · 2008
Software and Technology Consulting | PC, Mac, Android Platforms
Apple Certified Teacher · 2 yrs. exp.
Computing Solutions · 13 yrs. exp.
Desktop Computer Construction
Mac. vs PC Operating Systems
Google Drive Business Suite · 4 yrs. exp.
G Suite Administrator
Mobile Device Management (MDM)
Bulk User Data Organization
End User (EU) Organization
General Technology Integration · 4 yrs. exp.
1:1 Classroom Mobile Device Management (MDM)
1:1 Computing Solutions: PC vs MAC vs Chromebook
Digital File Organization, Management, and Hierarchy
Software Integration and Curriculum Development
Learning Management Software · 3 yrs. exp.
Graphic Design | 2D - 3D Drafting, Modeling, Rendering Software | PC and Mac Platforms
Adobe Creative Suite: Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign · 10 yrs. exp.
AutoDesk: Auto CAD · 10 yrs. exp.
Rhinoceros 4.0 & 5.0 · 10 yrs. exp.
Vray Renderer · 7 yrs. exp.
Cura · 2 yrs. exp.
Working Knowledge of the Following Software
AutoDesk: Maya, 3DS Max, Revit · <1 yr. exp.
Google SketchUp · <1 yr. exp.
ProTools LE · 1 yr. exp.
Digital and Physical Fabrication
Laser Cutting · 10 yrs. exp.
3D Printing · 10 yrs. exp.
Model Making, Full Scale Construction, Installation Design · 10 yrs. exp.
Woodshop, Woodworking Training, & Soldering · 10 yrs. exp.
Large Format Plotting & Printing · 10 yrs. exp.
Digital Photography · 10 yrs. exp.
Speaker: Placement, Style, Output · 14 yrs. exp.
PA vs Near Field
Wattage, Frequency Response, Total Harmonic Distortion
2.1 (Stereo) vs 5.1 (Surround) vs 7.1 (Surround)
Wiring Type/Length and Gauge Size
Live Recording vs Live Mixing
Multi-track Studio Recording
Projecting Solutions · 8 yrs. exp.
Position Mounting & Throw Length Calculating
Projector and Screen Finish Installation
Solid vs Perforated Screen
Explore the Cleveland Museum of Art's gallery teaching methodology and reflect its impact on my own teaching.
Develop an action-based research project for the academic school year which focuses on the architectural, cultural, and historical significance of mural design both locally and globally.
Lead instruction for grades 6 - 8 in Traditional Art and Video Production.
Lead instruction for grades 2 - 8 in Traditional Art and Digital Design/Fabrication.
Lead instruction for grades 9 - 12 in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as Rhino 3D, integrate technology for all classes, acquired and supervise the school’s first 3D printer.
Academic Achievement Plan committee member (during all three years).
Administrative member and technical adviser for all learning management softwares which include: Echo, Google Business Suite, as well as the school’s 1:1 MacBook Air initiative utilizing JAMF software.
Collaborated with MetroHealth’s main campus on the permanent installation of the student driven project THIRTY, funded for $3,000 this will tour MetroHealth’s campuses indefinitely. Project displayed at:
Leadership Conference Attende:
Chicago, Illinois · Summer 2015
San Diego, California · Spring 2016
Columbus, Ohio · Spring 2016
Orlando, Florida · Summer 2016
Greensboro, South Carolina · Spring 2017
Cleveland, Ohio · Fall 2017
Panel Member / Lecture Presenter / Speaker
Keynote Address Speaker College of Education & Human Services Induction Ceremony · 2018
Guest Lecture edTPA and Ohio RESA Strategies For Student Teachers · 2018
Guest Lecture Technology Integration · iMovie, QuickTime, Google Drive Applications · 2017
Teacher Education Accreditation Panel Member: Topic · Technology Integration · 2016
Guest Lecture 3D Printing · 2015
Led instruction in Algebra I and II, utilizing problem and project based instruction.
Collaborated with teachers to establish integrated lessons which focused on the semester capstone project of sound design and communication.
Developed instruction and continued integration of technology through various software which included: Math XL, Desmos, Microsoft Excel, and Google Drive.
Taught engineering to middle and high school students during a three week summer camp.
Led daily lessons in which students explored a new, hands on topic in engineering through model making, hand sketching, 3D modeling and printing, as well as finish construction.
Topics included: motor driven rocket, boat, and airplane building, basic soldering, and circuitry.
Attended a week long training in Detroit Michigan at Wayne State University while supervising approximately thirty high school students.
Supervised and instructed five high school students on how to teach mathematics for a class size of ten middle school students.
Other responsibilities included: organizing incoming applications, creating a complete archival record from previous years, as well as branding Math Corps both digitally and physically.
Assisted in the teaching of a freshman math class that met for five, one - hour classes per week.
Lessons and instruction of mathematical concepts were problem based through engineering applications as well as the utilization of the software Aleks.
Other outside responsibilities included: one on one and small group tutoring sessions as well as consulting on the growth, development, and branding of Operation STEM.
Assisted in teaching the six week summer session of mathematics to the 9th and 10th grade.
Introduced the Khan Academy software into the core curriculum.
Enhanced student relationships by actively participating in their daily gym classes
Taught science proficiency class and two after school programs which focused on engineering and architecture for the 5th - 8th grade.
Lessons focused on the implementation of the PBS Design Squad curriculum, two teams of five students were coached and led to compete in the Design Squad Challenge at Idea Center.
Problem solving and critical thinking were explored through model making and hand drawing
Teaching and Graduate Assistant | University of Illinois at Chicago | Chicago, Illinois · 2009 - 2012
Supervised the use of two 24” x 36” Universal Laser Cutters and one Z-Corp 3D printer.
Provided undergraduate and graduate students with weekly workshops on equipment usage and software tutorials utilizing AutoDesk Auto CAD and Rhinoceros 4.0 & 5.0 as well as created material libraries with respective cut and engraving settings.
Performed daily and weekly maintenance on all equipment and laboratory computers.
Camp Instructor | Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park | Peninsula, Ohio · Summer - 2006, 2007, 2009
Responsible for the supervision of fifty children ages eight to eighteen.
Lead instruction and activities focusing on sustainable design, low impact environmental design, fire building, native plant and wildlife, and the appreciation of the arts.
Responsible for the supervision of fifty first and second year undergraduate students.
Primary responsibilities focused on both passively and actively promoting and innovating the University's five core values (respect for one another, cooperation, intellectual and spiritual growth, creative imaginings, and pride in a job well done) within weekly floor meetings and events.
Other responsibilities included on developing University wide events for all on campus housing, as well as acting as a peer mentor and positive role model
Professional Design Experience
Collaborated with principal architect on creation of construction drawings and documents.
Oversaw the coordination and creation of digital models for site specific projects. Assisted in the coordination of documents, drawings, and materials between contractors, clients, and the architect.
Extended responsibilities included assisting with the set up of the art gallery spaces located below the studio of the architecture firm.
Head of development of the Ecovillage located in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood.
Responsibilities included creating advertisements for local programs as well as the neighborhood farmers’ market and programming outreach to re-establish the identity of the Ecovillage to local residents.
Assisted with the graphic design of branding for the Detroit Shoreway and Historic Arts District.
Oversaw all architectural design and solutions of drawing and documentation of: plans, sections, elevations, and 3D models for the site in Ironbridge, England as well as communicated with British contractors with regards to all building construction.
Consulted on all audio, video, and computer equipment specifications.
Organized and coordinated with local partners and British partners in Ironbridge, England on the following: scheduling, ordering, budgeting of customs insurance lists, project promotion, and documentation.
Collaborative team member of a not for profit consulting firm which specialized in revitalizing low income commercial neighborhoods through a facade enhancement program.
Lead and assisted in site documentation and surveying of local businesses. Created, designed, and rendered client proposals for future possibilities of renovating existing facades.
Engaged in community development to stimulate future collaborations.
Managed video production for an awarded ten million dollar project to rehabilitate the Lucas County Courthouse while collaborating with a historic architecture preservation firm in Ann Arbor Michigan.
Member of the design team to render site images, assisted in construction drawings and diagrams of plans and permits. Measured and documented buildings for historic preservation.
Sole designer and creator for permanent signage and banners for the Vistula Historic District located on the old west end.
Created drawings based on site analysis, measuring, and base maps.
Worked with design team to develop initial concept sketches and designs. Rendered and created drawings for client presentations.
Assisted with project estimates. Communicated with subcontractors and vendors to obtain quotes. Oversaw installation crews in design production and fabrication.
Freelance - Designer and Photographer · 2009 - Present
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