About Me

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Hello & Welcome
I have many passions in life including but not limited to: Adobe Illustrator, photography, art, graphic design, web design, fine art, typography, instructional technology, basically anything that involves creativity and/or technology!


College/University Date(s) Attended Degree
Savannah College of Art and Design 1995 – 1999 Bachelor of Fine Art – Graphic Design
Savannah College of Art and Design 1999 – 2002 Master of Fine Art – Graphic Design
Valdosta State University 2005 NTI Certification

State of Georgia Teaching Certificates

  • 9-12 Graphic Communications /Graphic Design
  • P-12 Art Education
  • 6-12 Technology Education
  • 6-12 Business Education

Other Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Educator
  • Adobe Certified Instructor (Adobe Illustrator CS5, CS6, CC)
  • Adobe Illustrator ACE (CS5, CS6, CC)
  • Google Apps for Education (Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Drive, and Chrome)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS – MS Word 2007 & MS PowerPoint 2007)
  • AP Certified in Computer Science Principles by College Board
  • AP Certified in Computer Science A by College Board


  • Edmodo Support Ambassador
  • Effingham County’s District Edmodo Admin
  • Effingham College & Career Academy’s sub-site editor
  • SkilsUSA Advisor
  • SkillsUSA Advisor’s Association Co-Chair
  • Effingham County’s District Schoology Admin
Noteworthy Facts
  • 4-year Varsity Letterman in Softball,  Spruce Creek High School, 1991-1995
  • Team Player Award, Spruce Creek High School Softball, 1994
  • 8’x24′ Hand Painted Billboard – 1994
  • Down and Dirty Award,  Spruce Creek High School Softball, 1995
  • Florida All-State Fast-Pitch Softball Team – 1995
  • Outstanding Senior Award – SCAD 1999
  • Peer Education Certification & President – BACCHAS & GAMMA 2000
  • Outstanding School Spirit Award – SCAD 2000
  • OCERA Boat Project at SCAD -2000
  • PrintED Accreditation (in Introduction & Digital File Prep) for Effingham County High School, 2006
  • STAR Teacher, Nominated/Awarded by Serena Lai, 2007
  • SkillsUSA Advisor to Serena Lai, 14th Place in the Nation for Advertising Design, 2007
  • GPS Revision Committee (Graphic Communication & Graphic Design) – 2008
  • Teacher of the Year, Effingham County High School, 2009-2010
  • Award of Excellence, Nominated by John Michael Osborne / Awarded by Savannah Morning News, 2010
  • SkillsUSA Advisor to Christina Hillman, 8th Place in the nation for Graphic Communications, 2010
  • SkillsUSA Advisor to Hayden Polk, 8th Place in nation for Screen Printing, 2010
  • STAR Teacher, Nominated/Awarded by Christina Hillman, 2011
  • PrintED Accreditation (in Advertising Design) for Effingham College & Career Academy, 2011
  • SkillsUSA Advisor to Christina Hillman, 1st Place in the Nation for Graphic Communications, 2011
  • SkillsUSA Advisor to Becca Burns, SkillsUSA National Competitor for Photography, 2011
  • SkillsUSA Advisor to Becca Burns, SkillsUSA National Competitor for Photography, 2012
  • Federal Career Cluster Curriculum revision committee (Graphic Design Pathway & Graphic Communications Pathways), 2012-2013
  • SkillsUSA Advisor to Tatiana Jorge, 14th in the nation for Advertising Design, June 2014