1) How many years have you been teaching?
I have been a high school teacher for two years. Before that, I worked as an employment specialist teacher at Redwood in Erlanger Kentucky.
2) What is your expertise area?
(What classes do you teach?)
I teach Microsoft Office Specialist, Business Communications, Financial Literacy, and Keyboarding. I also am the Teacher Representative/Advisor for FBLA and High School Student Council.
3) What is your favorite class to teach and why?
My favorite class to teach is Business Communications. I love this class because the students get to debate each other on various topics. I am teaching them the right way to disagree and respectfully share their opinions. I get to build relationships with these students by listening to their views and they feel like they have an adult that wants to hear those opinions.
4) Where is your high school alma mater?
I graduated from Thomas Walker High School in Ewing Virginia.
5) Where did you get your undergraduate and master’s degrees?
I currently hold an MBA and will graduate in December with an MAT, from Thomas More University
6) Tell us a little bit about your family.
I have been with my wife, Kristine, for 11 years. We are currently working toward adopting a child. We have two cats and a bearded dragon.
7) What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I am a licensed Pro Wrestler and enjoy all things wrestling. I also love camping, fishing, and singing!
8) Your choice: APPLE or MICROSOFT and why?
MICROSOFT! I feel as though it is much simpler to use the system. I also teach MOS as it is the system that most businesses prefer.
9) Favorite App to use for class:
I was a big fan of Class Craft last year. This is an app that is like World of Warcraft that is PBIS related.
10) Favorite App to use for fun:
Smule. It is a karaoke app that allows you to record with studio effects.
KBEA is proud to announce the following as our 2018 Scholarship Recipients:
3.9 GPA; active in FBLA for four years, FBLA Chapter President for 2 years; attended FBLA National Leadership Conference - 4 years; KOSSA - Administrative Support; numerous awards at FBLA Regional and State level as well as at Nationals; involved in school athletics and activities as well as local community service; plans to continue academic career at Morehead State University majoring in Construction Management.
Sponsor: Kim Simons
KBEA Student Teacher Scholarship
Landon New, Eastern Kentucky University
3.82 GPA; active in high school FBLA; ASK Certifications in Marketing Fundamentals, Business Concepts, and Concepts of Finance; Named 1 of 4 EKU Management, Marketing, and International Business Outstanding Seniors; plans to be a Business Education teacher in Kentucky.
Sponsor: Dr. Faridah Awang
Thank you to everyone who sponsored a deserving student!
How many years have you been teaching?
What is your expertise area?
Accounting & Finance, Financial Literacy, Advanced Computer, Digital Literacy
What is your favorite class to teach and why?
Where is your high school alma mater?
Russellville High School
Where did you get your undergraduate and masters degrees?
Tell us a little bit about your family.
I am married to my high school sweetheart, Jimmy; and we have 3 children, Jermarcus-lives in Nashville, TN; Jerron-lives in Shakopee, MN; and Paulecia, lives here in Russellville.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
Crafts and wedding planning
Your choice: APPLE or MICROSOFT and why?
Microsoft, it is so user friendly and has so many creative software and abilities.
Favorite App to use for class:
Favorite App to use for fun:
Please see the information below about MBA Research and how you can utilize more of their curriculum in your classroom.
Hello Business & Marketing teachers!
There will be a hands-on training session for the MBAResearch Learning Center TODAY in Pike County.
Where: Pike County Board of Education, C.H. Farley
316 S Mayo Trail
When: Wednesday, November 16
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Please respond to this e-mail to register for this training session.
IMPORTANT!!!! IMPORTANT!!!! IMPORTANT!!!
Please bring a laptop to this session. In addition, to have access to all resources needed for this training – please ensure you have a user name and password to access BOTH:
Detailed instructions on how to obtain a user name and password for both are attached to this e-mail. Please send a request for access immediately if you have not already done so.
I am seeking teachers to help lead the discussion for this training. If you have been utilizing these resources and can join us this day to assist with training, please let me know.
Teachers, if you cannot attend this training, there are detailed step-by-step instructions on how utilize the learning center here: http://docs.mbaresearch.org/LC/
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