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Joseph Watson Arts and Teaching Resume 4-1-16


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Joseph Watson Arts and Teaching Resume 4-1-16

  1. 1. References available upon request Joseph Douglas Watson 6201 N. Kenmore Ave. #305 Chicago, IL 60660 • (815)861-5157 • Education Woodstock Community High School (Woodstock, IL) June 2008 General Studies (Four years of French/Three years of Spanish) Cum Laude Graduate Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL) August 2014 Bachelors of Science in Biology Minor in History Passed Praxis II Biology Content Knowledge Exam (Chicago, IL) April 4th, 2014 Relevant Experience Freelance Digital Artist/Graphic Designer (Chicago, IL) November 2014 to Present  Creating digital art, illustrations, logos, flyers, tee shirts for other artists, bands, companies, and private individuals using Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite.  Featured on Fiverr: josephdwatson. Kids STEM Studio (Chicago, IL) February 2016 to March 2016  Assistant Manager and Curriculum Director developing projects, classroom management techniques, and lesson plans for Minecraft, Lego Robotics, Hands on Science, and Hands on Engineering classes. Saga Innovations (Chicago, IL) August 2015 to September 2015  Worked at University of Chicago Charter School Woodlawn Campus with a high needs population.  Tutoring freshman algebra students, 2 or 3 at a time for an hour each for 7 hours. TeachNOLA Fellows Program (New Orleans, LA) May 2014 to August 2014  Admitted to a highly selective cohort of recent college graduates and career changers committed to raising student achievement in South Louisiana’s highest need schools  Participated in five-week summer training, including a three-week summer school Geometry teaching experience with high needs and Special needs students in New Orleans Huntington Learning Center (Skokie, IL) February 2014 to May 2014  ACT tutoring in all four subject areas (English, Math, Reading, Science)  Worked one on one with students for one hour sessions CCAP, Tutoring at Sullivan High School- Head Tutor (Chicago, IL) October 2012 to May 2014  Tutored and helped with student’s homework in math, science, history, English, ACT/college prep  Received positive performance review based on student performance and graduation rate increase  Provided college readiness and life mentorship to students Relevant Volunteer and Extracurricular Experience Inspired Youth Tutoring (Chicago, IL) October 2012 to January 2013  Tutoring high school students in math and reading to enhance their overall comprehension  Engaged students in Anger Management and Life Skills Trainings Art/Anime Club (Woodstock, IL) September 2006 to June 2008  Member of a club dedicated to artistic expression through sequential and hand drawn art