2018-2019, 2021-23 Teaching Artist with Monmouth Arts for Signs of Hope projects in Asbury Park and Red Bank Boys and Girls Clubs. A ten- eleven class grouping sponsored by theMary Owen Borden Foundation to enhance the arts for the organizations. My time has included a variety of ages and lessons in creatively expressing and defining hopefulness through art. Assisting kids on using art as an expression and exploring design hands on.
2019-2023 Summer Camp Teaching Artist with the Monmouth County Parks System. I have offered two classes during summer camp season for kids aged 8-14. Cartooning and 3D Drawing each consist of a week of half day classes covering a variety of topics within each subject.
2018-2023 Visual Arts Adjudicator for Teen Arts Fest in Monmouth County NJ. Responsible for review and feedback of all work assigned and the choosing of finalists to qualify for state showing and awards.
2019-2023 Visual Arts Adjudicator for Teen Arts Fest in Ocean County NJ. Responsible for review and feedback of all work assigned and the choosing of finalists to qualify for state showing and awards.
2012-2017 Steam Teacher with Friendship Train Foundation in partnership with Mount Carmel Catholic in Asbury Park, NJ. I participated in an after school program open to neighborhood schools that focused on a diverse variety of hands on steam related subjects. My groups were generally 3-5th grade,The Theme was Superheros. We focused on building, creating and exploring personal Superhero personas. Projects included story telling, mask and cape sewing, creation of dimensional shields, creation of electrical circuit powered by battery (flashlight), building our own light sabers, bow and arrows, kites, and battery driven cars to race. We learned about electrical circuits, morse code, physics, the structural advantages of arches, and more.