Tabitha Miller M.A.

 

OBJECTIVE

Instructor in the field of Fine and Applied Arts

 

EDUCATION
Master of Arts in Art Education, 18 graduate semester hours in Fine Art, University of Central Florida, Florida (2004 – 2007)

 

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, Fine Art, Queens College, New York. (1986-1989)

 

Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts, Queensborough Community College, New York (1984-1986)

 

High School Diploma, Christ the King Regional H.S., New York (1981)

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Graduate Certificate in Community College Education, University of Central Florida

  • Certified in Art Education K-12, Valid through June 30th 2021

  • Certified in Education K-3 Valid through June 30th 2021

  • ESOL Endorsement, 60 hours, St. Lucie County

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2013-2014: Art teacher K-8 Sweetwater Episcopal Academy, Longwood Fl

  • 2013 –2014: Part-time teacher and docent, Orlando Museum of Art

  • 2012 - 2013: Part-time teacher, Trinity Lutheran School, Orlando, FL

  • 2009-2010: History of Art Professor, International Academy of Design Technology, Orlando FL

  • 2000 – 2011: Self-employed Designer/ Consultant/ Speaker, A Space in Time Designs

  • 1997-2004: Art Teacher, Altamonte Elementary, Altamonte Springs Florida, Grades K-5

  • 1992 -1997: Teacher, Manatee Elementary, Port St. Lucie Florida, Grades K-5

  • 1989 -1992: Teacher, Frances K. Sweet Elementary, Fort Pierce Florida, Grades Developmental Kindergarten and Kindergarten

  • 1987-1989 Teacher, Just Wee Two Inc., Hicksville New York, Mommy and Me Program - Infant Toddler and their mothers

  • 1985-1987 Teacher and Arts & Crafts Director, Cross Island Y.M.C.A, Bellrose New York, After-school and Summer K-5

 

PRESENTATIONS & CONFERENCES

  • January 20th 2009, MyFoxOrlando – Television Appearance- The Interior Design of the White House

  • September 26th 2007, Central Florida News 13 - Television Appearance, Asian Interior Design

  • June 28th 2007, Florida Career Professionals Association – Annual Conference, “Personal Tune Up”

 

  • May 25th 2007, NBC Universal Orlando - Asian Pacific Culture Fair, “Introduction to Feng Shui”

  • November 2nd 2005, Orange County Convention Center – The Pool and Spa Expo, “Environmental Psychology for the Retail Store”

  • November 2nd 2005, Orange County Convention Center – The Backyard Living Expo, “Feng Shui for your Backyard Retreat”

  • February 16th 2005, Orange County Convention Center - The International Roofers Expo, “Finding Balance with the Environment”

  • December 4th 2003, Orange County Convention Center – The International Autobody and Congress Expo, “Finding Balance with Environmental Psychology”

  • August 2002, Florida Art Educators Conference, “Creating Positive Classroom Environments”

  • February 1996, Florida Educational Technology Conference, “Tycho Teacher Information Manager”

 

 

HONORS / MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society

  • Tabitha Miller was a Teacher of the Year in Seminole County for 2001.

  • Member of the College Art Association

  • Member of the Seminole Cultural Arts Council

  • Award for Personal Art exhibit given by Arts Alive Seminole County Schools 2000.

  • Art Judge for Orlando Sentinel Art Contest 1998.

  • Awarded a Title II Grant for Math inservice and manipulatives, valued at $3,000 in 1997.

  • Palm Beach Post's Teacher of the Week, 1996.

  • One of eight teachers in the county chosen as a pilot teacher for School Year 2000.

  • Filmed on local television. Lesson on King Tut, 1994. Lesson on Pompeii, 1996

  • Applied and awarded a computer grant valued at $5,000 from Adobe in 1993.

  • Interviewed by Fort Pierce Tribune about School Year 2000 initiative.

  • Multiple award winning Lesson Plan site “Art Takes Time” www.TabithaMiller.com

 

SKILLS

  • Presentation Skills: Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Website Design

  • Graphic Arts Programs: Maya, Photoshop, Corel Painter,

  • Grades and recordkeeping: Microsoft Excel

  • Language Skills: Spanish (fluent), Italian (Conversational)

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

 

  • Birth Date: October 23,1963

  • Marital Status: Married, one adult child

  • Female

  • Hispanic