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Melissa Lockwood

Rutland, United States of America

About Me

Current city:
Rutland
Current country:
United States of America
Country of Citizenship:
United States of America
Age:
57

Introduction:

I am an Artist/Designer/Traveler I love language, communication is so important. Working together we will care for the earth and her citizens. Peace and Love to all beings. I love to teach and come from a long family line of teachers.

Education

UNI-Prep Institute

TESOL 120 Hours

May 2022

University of Iowa

MFA

May 1996

University of Northern Iowa

BFA

May 1992

Arcosanti

Workshop

May 1990

Experiences

Volunteer

Nebraska School for Visually Impaired and Blind People

June 2022 to Current

I am volunteering at a week long summer camp for students between 6 and 16 years of age.  I am mostly present during fun recreational excursions.  The talent show, swimming, golf, frisbee, park visit, campfire and a making a musical "shaker" musical instrument workshop.   I am a volunteer with professionals who are trained specifically to work with visually impaired and blind children.  I interact with the children but I am in a back up secondary position in case an extra person is needed.  I am in person at the excursion.

Workshop Teacher

Design Science Studio

October 2020 to May 2022

During salon exhibits I taught workshops online and in person.  The workshops were focused on Up-Cycling clothing, zero waste design and how to lower fashion industry waste of fabrics.

Teacher Fashion Design

Putney Summer Arts

June 2021 to August 2022

I taught fashion design workshop 3hr 5 days a week 4 weeks, Taught "peace pillows" a bi-weekly 2hr course on making pillows for persons transition out of domestic violent situations. taught 4 weeks.  Additional I taught weekend workshops on Zero Waste Bag making.  3hr sessions.  This is a live work summer arts program.  I am teaching there again this summer between June and August.

Skills

teaching english as a second language teaching workshop groups experience in teaching young learners passion for teaching teaching experience teaching excellent teaching improvisation skills ability to deliver learner-centered, goal-oriented lessons and established teaching principles. tesol native english speaker

Languages

english basic spanish

Videos


In addition to teaching English I teach fashion design and do research to lower Read More

Portfolio

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 My fashion project website.: http://www...

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