Skill Set:

  • Art/Writing Based Curriculum Development
  • Workshop & Classroom Facilitation
  • Content Specific Facilitation (Pre-written Curriculum, Games, Activities)
  • Anti-Discrimination Principles (Racial Discrimination, Homophobia, Religious Intolerance, etc.)
  • Understanding of Social Identities (Race, Gender, Sexuality, Ethnicity, etc.)

Arts Education & Facilitation Resume:

  • Official Teaching Artist for Hillsborough County Arts Council responsible for writing and facilitating poetry workshop and poetry slams for middle and high schools all across Hillsborough County - May 2017 - Present
  • Education Contractor for "Starting Write Now" responsible for writing and facilitating and writing poetry and social emotional development curriculums - October 2016 - Present
  • Co-founded and facilitate "The Speak Tank", a bimonthly, public, poetry workshop series
    and poetry slam venue. (Tampa, PSI Certified) - 2016 - Present
  • Creative Director for "Heard Em Say Youth Arts Collective" (Tampa) - 2014 - Present
  • Wrote and facilitated a 6 week summer workshop/open mic series for the The Pinellas Sheriff's Police Athletic League for both elementary (K-5th) and secondary school (7th-12th) age students - June - July 2018
  • Wrote and facilitated a workshop and open mic at Horizons Academy Manatee County alternative
    school through The Cypress Initiative - May - 2017
  • Wrote and facilitated a 6 week and 10 week poetry program for homeless teens at “Starting Right, Now”. (Tampa) - Fall 2015, 2016 & 2017
  • Facilitate, advise, chaperone and develop curriculum for "ANYTOWN", a 5 day, 6 night, residential, anti-discrimination program for teens operated through "Community Tampa Bay" - 2013, 2015, June & July 2016
  • Wrote and facilitated a poetry workshop for teens interested in journalism at "2016 FSPA District 4 Workshop!”. (Tampa) - September 2016
  • Wrote curriculum for FLY (Facilitating the Leadership of Youth) a weekly, year long youth group focused on educating and empowering teens to create and act out disruptions of discrimination in various social institutions in their communities  - August 2015 - May 2016
  • Facilitated poetry workshops with the "Charles Britt Academy" youth detention program in St Pete - December 2014
  • Facilitated 2 day poetry/hip-hop workshop at “Challenger Memorial Youth Center” detention facility
    for the “New Earth Organization” Los Angeles, CA - October 2014
  • Wrote Curriculum for 2014 Heard Em Say slam team workshops - January 2014 - June 2014
  • Self-published poetry chapbook was instituted in a literacy program at
    the “Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Department of Jail” (Gainesville) - May 2013


Writing & Performance Arts EducationYouth Development