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Subjects Taught
Advanced Studies in Business, Advanced Studies in Trade and Industrial Education, Digital Media, Introduction to Engineering Design , Multimedia and Webpage Design, Video Editing


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Ed.S Degree, Information Science & Learning Technologies; Technology in Schools/Learning Systems Design & Development Focus, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 2014

Business and Marketing Licensure Certificate, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, 2009            

MBA, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, 2007                                    

BSBA, Mgt and Organizational Development, Mount Olive College, Mount Olive, NC, 2002 (Graduated Summa Cum Laude, 4.0 GPA)      


NC SPII Teaching License –  NC Lic #1097264-Class A, Exp. 06/30/20

  • Business and Information Technology Education (6-12)
  • Technology Education (6-12)
  • Digital Media (6-12)

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Word 2013PowerPoint 2013Excel 2013Access 2013Word 2010 and PowerPoint 2010
Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE): Technology Literacy for Educators
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA): Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop®Print and Digital Media Publication using Adobe InDesign® and Video Communication using Premiere® Pro
Internet and Computer Core Certification (IC3): Key Applications (Office 2013)Living Online, and Computing Fundamentals MAC
Intuit QuickBooks Certified User 2016QuickBooks Pro/Premier 2016
Effective Teacher Training Certificate



2014-present  Adv Applied STEM Director/Tower Coord.
2015-present  PBIS & MTSS PLC
2015-present  TLP (Teachers Leading the Profession) PLC (district-level)
2012-present  Mentor Teacher (4+ Teachers)
2009-present  Safe and Civil School Committee
2008-present  Online Educator/Facilitator
2007-present  AVID Site Team
2007-present  School Leadership Team

2012-2016      AVID Co-Coordinator (National AVID HS Demo Site)
2012-2016      Co-Dept Chair-CTE (8+ Teachers)
2009-2016      Freshman Class Advisor
2009-2014      Freshman Transition Director
2000-2009      Franchise Owner – Dairy Queen
2005-2007      Owner – Real Estate Company
2004-2005      Program Area Coordinator
2003-2005      Department Director (5 Programs)


2007-present          Onslow County Schools      Jacksonville, NC

Career and Technical Educator / Educational Engineer (See other titles above)

  • Courses:  Foundations of Engineering Technology I & II; Applications of Engineering Technology; CTE Advanced Studies; Digital Media; Advanced Digital Media; Principles of Business and Finance; Entrepreneurship I; Multimedia and Webpage Design;  Career Management.
  • Achieved Career Academy Accreditation; Made application and presented on behalf of Northside's Advanced Applied STEM Academy, whereby demonstrating the requirements of the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC) Ten National Standards of Practice of Career Academies, earning the distinction of "Model" Academy, 2016Career Academies are schools within schools that link students with peers, teachers, and community partners in a structured environment that fosters academic success. The career academy concept has three key elements:
      1. A small learning community (SLC)
      2. rigorous, project-based, real-world, college-prep sequential curriculum with a career theme
      3. An advisory board that forges partnerships with employers, higher education institutions, and the community
  • Increased faculty AVID WICOR strategy usage from 20% to 100% to assist Northside High School in becoming North Carolina’s first National AVID High School Demonstration Site2012-present.
  • Presented on behalf of district, demonstrating the consistent improvement of quality education, whereby completing the requirements of AdvancED School System Accreditation, earning the distinction of district-wide re-accreditation, 2015.
  • Supervise students, maintain student records and advise students on academic and vocational curricula and career issues.
  • Increase relationships through daily student and parent communication.
  • Collaborate with members of the business community to improve programs, to develop new programs, and to provide student access to learning opportunities such as job shadowing and internships.
  • Serve on academic and administrative committees/PLCs that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
  • Assist in writing grant proposals to procure external technology funding.

2008-present           Coastal Carolina Community College      Jacksonville, NC
Adjunct Face-to-Face and Online Instructor, Continuing Education Division

  • Courses: Beginning Computers; Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced; MS Access 2010: From Design to Implementation; Quickbooks 2016 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 11.
  • Courses created/taught for CCCC:  Getting To Know Your iPad; Podcasting in Education; Facebook, Twitter, and Skype for Networking; and Webpage Tips and Tricks for Teachers.
  • Instruct various computer courses, maintain student records, and make necessary budget suggestions.


2000-2009      DBA Surf City Dairy Queen      Surf City, NC
Owner/Secretary of the Corporation Sound Waves of Surf City, Inc.

2005-2007      The Cobb Group, Inc. (DBA Kari Page, Inc.)      Sneads Ferry, NC
Owner of Real Estate Company (3+ Agents)

2003-2005      Miller-Motte Technical College (Division of Delta Corp.)      Wilmington, NC
Cosmetology Department Director 

  • Conducted market research for a cosmetology program in Wilmington, NC to conclude a need.
  • Upon Cosmetology School Licensure (NC Stateboard of Cosmetic Arts) and curriculum approval through ACICS,  enrolled and sustained a student enrollment totaling 200+ day and night students.
  • Successfully licensed 85% of graduates in five different programs: Cosmetology, Cosmetology Instructor, Esthetics, Esthetics Instructor, Nail Technology, and Nail Technology Instructor.

Esthetics Department Chair      Cary, NC
Program Area Coordinator for 13 other schools 

2002-2003      Carteret Community College      Morehead City, NC
Cosmetology Instructor/Academic Advisor 

2000-2001      Coastal Carolina Community College      Jacksonville, NC
Cosmetology Instructor


“The Secret to Reaching the New Generation of Learners: Using Their Technology Inside and Outside of the Classroom”

“CEV Curriculum – A Multimedia Answer for Your Classroom”
“Take a Trip to Atomsville – A New Approach to Teaching Microsoft Office”

  • South Carolina Business Education Association Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, February 2010.
  • Association for Career Technical Education Conference. Nashville, TN, November 2009.
  • Career and Technical Education Summer Conference. Greensboro, NC, July 2009.
  • Association for Career Technical Education Conference. Charlotte, NC, December 2008.

“Using Technology in the FACS Classroom”



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