To obtain a full-time position teaching Art or Reading in a public school setting.

Administrative Assistant,   2005-Present
Y2K Plumbing, Defiance  
Perform a variety of office tasks: typing, filing, payroll, accounts receivable/payable, bank reconciliation, graphic design & creative tasks, website management, etc.

Website Tech Support/Client Assistant,   2007-2014
Provided technical support and assistance to website clients, including HTML, product/shopping cart support, and general design assistance.

Online Business Owner,   2006-2011 (has since been sold)
Operated all aspects of my online retail business
Bookkeeping, website management, marketing, purchasing, inventory, sales, graphic design, etc.     

Administrative Assistant,   2007-2009
Koester Metals, Inc., Defiance 
Performed a variety of office tasks: typing, filing, accounts payable, human resources assistance.

Art Educator,   1998-2007
Defiance City Schools
2002-2007, Defiance High School:  Ceramics, Drawing, Intro to Art, Painting, Photography, 3D Arts
1999-2002, Defiance Junior High: 7th and 8th Grade Art
1998-1999, Anthony Wayne & Slocum Elementary: Grades 1-4 Art
1998, Defiance Middle School (Student Teaching): Grades 5-6 Art

Art Department Head,   2002-2007
Defiance High School
Responsible for Curricular Issues & Assisting with Revision of the Course of Study; Coordination of many aspects of annual Night of the Arts; leading meetings of all Art teachers in the district. Created an Art Scholarship for graduating seniors.


Defiance College, Defiance, OH
Bachelor of Science, Art Education, 1998, 4.0 GPA, 150 Hours

Defiance College, Defiance, OH
Master of Arts, Education, 2001, 3.91 GPA

K-12 Certification in Art and Reading


Pi Lambda Theta Int’l Scholarship Society
Ohio Art Education Association ~ Circa Society

Other Skills 

Proficient in Microsoft applications; typing 75wpm; Graphic Design; Internet savvy, Basic HTML and SEO skills.


Painting, Photography, Graphic Art & Design, Crafts, Reading


Steve Smith, 300 Lane 120 Lime Lake, Angola, IN, 46703
Connie Konst, 24272 Bowman Road, Defiance, OH 43512
Mandy Keck, DHS, 1755 Palmer Drive, Defiance, OH  43512
Sylvia Koester, 1931 Willow Bay Drive, Defiance, OH 43512