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JOANNE M. TROMBLEY

EDUCATION

Master of Arts Degree in Education
Gratz College, May 2000
Bachelor of Science Degree in Education
Cheyney State College, May, 1980
Many professional development workshops

EXPERIENCE

1995 - Present Industrial Arts/Technology Education Teacher
West Chester Area School District
Middle school teacher of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Responsible for teaching all aspects of Middle School Technology Education Curriculum, including tools, machines, problem solving, Intro. to CAD, and an assortment of latest technologies.

Spring, 1995 Substitute Teacher
Downingtown and West Chester Area School Districts

1992 - 1999 Girl Scout Volunteer
Troop Leader, Troop Organizer, and Service Unit
Team Member

1991 - 1993 Sales Representative
Brite, Inc. Developed photographic, business, and people skills.

1985 - 1988 Volunteer Nursing Mother's Counselor and Referrals Coordinator
West Chester Area School District
Middle school teacher of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Responsible for teaching all aspects of Middle School Technology Education Curriculum, including tools, machines, problem solving, Intro. to CAD, and an assortment of latest technologies.

1982 - 1987 Lab Manager & Lab Technician
110 Brandywine Photo Lab
Lab Manager: Scheduled jobs, interfaced with employees and clients, implemented more efficient office and lab procedures and learned all aspects of running a small business.
Lab Technician: Processed film, printed proofs, shot copy negatives, duplicated slides, and trained new employees.

1980 - 1982 Cost Estimator
Norcross-Rustcraft, Inc.
Computed costs of greeting cards and allied products and determined the most profitable methods to produce the products.

1973 - 1980 Tutor
Tutored English, French, Reading, and Industrial Arts for Weymouth Public Schools, Cheyney State College, and private pupils.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Currently President-elect of the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania (TEAP) (First woman to hold this position.)
  • Member of the International Technology Education Association
  • Member of Epsilon Pi Tau
  • Past Regional Vice President of TEAP
  • Member of the West Chester Area School District Curriculum Committee
  • Member of the JR Fugett Middle School Technology Committee
  • Co-Coach of the JR Fugett Middle School Science Olympiad Team
  • Member of the Science, Technology, Environment, and Ecology Assessment Committee for the PA Department of Education
  • Member of the "Girls Exploring Tomorrow's Technology" Committee

 


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