Teacher Biography

 

Who Am I?

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors of Arts in Education, Bryn Athyn College , PA
  • Masters of Education, Temple University , PA



Experience:

  • 4 years private school - Bryn Athyn Elementary School , PA.
  • 2 years public school - Johannes School , Stockholm , Sweden and Rogers Public Schools , Arkansas
  • 14 years homeschooling K - 12
  • 4 years curriculum development New Church Office of Education
  • 10 years Sunday School and Youth Group leadership and curriculum development, Boynton Beach , FL
  • 8 years youth group and project leadership in 4-H and Civil Air Patrol, Florida and Arkansas
  • 8 years tutoring, Rogers, Arkansas and Cobb County, Georgia
  • 3 years small group classes for home school
  • 2 years private school - Independent Studies, Marietta, GA.


Continuing Education:
  • "Repairing the Ruins" Classical Education Conference, June 16-18, 2011, Atlanta, GA
  • International Association of NeoLatin Scholars Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, August 2-7, 2009
  • International Science and Engineering Fair teacher seminars, 8 contact-hours (2002, 2003, 2004)
  • National Congress on Aviation and Space Education, 30 contact hour seminars (2000, 2002, 2003)
  • Integrating Science and Technology, 40 contact-hour seminar, University of Arkansas (2002)
  • Graphing Calculators, 20 contact-hour seminar, NW Arkansas Education Cooperative (2002)
  • Monthly National Space Society seminars (April 1998 - March 1999)
  • Monthly 4-H leader seminars (Sept. 1996 - Jan. 1999)
  • Monthly home-school educator seminars (Sept. 1996 - June 1998)

VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP:
  • Sunday School director - Morning Star New Church , Atlanta , GA (Oct. 2006 - present)
  • Civil Air Patrol Deputy Commander for Cadets (Aug. 2000-June 2003)
  • Civil Air Patrol Arkansas Aerospace Education Director (Aug. 2001-Jan. 2003)
  • Civil Air Patrol Squadron Aerospace Officer (June 1999-June 2003)
  • Sunday School director - Boynton Beach New Church , FL (July 1988-June 1997)
  • Youth Group director - Boynton Beach New Church , FL (July 1997 - Feb. 1999)
  • 4-H Club leader - Palm Beach County , FL and Benton County , AR (Sept. 1995 - 2004)

AWARDS:
  • Joseph B. Whitehead Educator of Distinction - 2005
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers - 2003, 2004, 2005
  • NASA Science and Technology Journalism Teacher of Distinction - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Civil Air Patrol Regional Brewer Aerospace Educator Award - 2001
  • Commanders Commendation Civil Air Patrol - 2001, 2002

FreyaFitzpatrick@gmail.com
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