Summary of Skills and Qualifications

Highly organized and versatile self-starter with 15 years of experience as a photographer, visual artist, and graphic designer.

Stock images represented by PanoramicImages.com

Proficient in use of Adobe Creative Suite, G Suite, Apple, and Windows operating systems. 

Consistent use of DSLR camera equipment for both still photography and digital video in personal and professional settings.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills used to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships, both internally and externally of an organization.

Experience collaborating within a professional setting independently and on a team to work towards a common mission and vision.

Certified Visual Arts educator with 12 years of experience in public and non-public schools.


Employment

Visual Artist  |  heathplumb.net  |  2004 - present

Photograph and create Fine Art panoramic and square format images for large format print and stock image sales.

Work with clients to photograph weddings, social events, portrait sessions, and commercial photography.

Design branding and marketing materials used digitally and physically for companies providing services and material goods.


Instructional Aide  |  Southern York County School District  |  2019-present

Support Lead Teacher and students in Southern Middle School's Emotional Support classroom, virtually, and throughout the school building.

Support Special Education teachers and students as needed virtually, in classrooms, and throughout the school building.

Collect academic and behavioral student data for Individual Education Plans.


Visual Arts Educator  |  Harford County Public Schools  |  2010-2019

MSDE APC Certified teacher instructing Early Intervention and PreK-5th grade students in visual arts.

Prepared and implemented lessons in alignment with required curriculum for the Visual Arts instruction and incorporating modifications based on student’s Individual Education Plans.

Utilized the interactive whiteboard for instruction incorporating the use of appropriate programs such as ActivInspire and MS PowerPoint.

Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports(PBIS) coach responsible for collecting and sharing student behavior data with school staff.

Member of School Improvement Team as a PBIS and Special Areas team representative.


Visual Arts Educator. |  Kennedy Krieger Schools  |  2007-2010

Instructed students with special needs in a non-public setting for students with a variety of needs and ability levels.

Prepared and implemented lessons in Visual Arts based on Maryland VSC and IEPs incorporating modifications in instruction, pacing and materials based on student needs.

Utilized the interactive whiteboard for instruction incorporating the use of Boardmaker, ActivInspire and MS PowerPoint.

Obtained a grant to provide students a tailored lesson in photography Conferred with an IEP Service Provider Team to implement student objectives and goals per IEP.

Professional Crisis Management Instructor


Education and Certifications

Certificate in Graphic Design, Community College of Baltimore County

Strongfirst Girya Level 1 Certified Instructor, Strongfirst

Professional Youth Coach Certification, Brand X Method

Advanced Placement Certification Pre-K thru 12 Art Teacher, MSDE

M.Ed. in Leadership in Teaching, Notre Dame of Maryland University

B.A. in Visual Journalism, Brooks Institute of Photography

A.A. in Commercial Photography, Community College of Baltimore County


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