WORK WITHIN EDUCATION
Environmental Educator, The Outdoor Lesson - June 2008 - June 2010
Co-led farm-based education program of the Pfeiffer Center for Biodynamics, Spring Valley, NY.
Taught 450 public elementary school students a year from the East Ramapo School District.
Kindergarten through 5th grade lessons on agriculture, history, nutrician and nature observation.
Adjunct Professor, The Hoverter Arts Course, Messiah College - Spring 2008
Co-taught an introductory college course on the arts and the artistic process, Perry County, PA.
Administrator, The Center for the Education of the Imagination - Oct. 2007 - June 2008
Collaborating founder of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts’ regional arts education program.
Coordinated and evaluated professional artist's long term residencies in public schools.
Enrollment and Outreach Coordinator, Sunbridge College - June 2006 - July 2007
Administrator at Waldorf teacher training graduate school in Spring Valley, NY.
Responsible for student recruitment, advertising, public events and website development.
Special Education Teacher, Public School #771 - Sept. 2003- July 2005
Classroom teacher for 5, 6 and 7 year old children with Autism in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.
Received Masters of Education while teaching through the NYC Teaching Fellows Program.
Campaign Staff, NYPIRG and GreenPeace USA - Oct. 2002- March 2003
Organized Global Warming citizen outreach campaign and trained new staffers, New York, NY
Therapeutic Staff Support, Youth Advocate Programs - June - Oct. 2002
Accompanied at-risk and developmentally delayed adolescents in wrap around program. Providing one-on-one behavioral support for children and their families in York County, PA
Counselor, Tressler Wilderness Center, Appalachian Trail - June-Aug. 2001
Co-led adjudicated youth on wilderness course and recovery program, Boiling Springs, PA.
Carol Avery (The Outdoor Lesson of the Pfeiffer Center for Biodynamics)
Carol (at) pfeiffercenter.org I (845) 356-0630 ext. 16 I www.peiffercenter.org/odl
Barbara Vanacore (Area Coordinator for P.S. 771)
P.S. 771 @ 225 I 1075 Oceanview Ave. I Brooklyn, NY 11235 I (718) 891.3600