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 Kelley M Likes
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EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA                                E.D.S. in Media and Technology, 2006

University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA                                Master’s in Business Education, 2004

DeVry University, Atlanta, GA                                                     B.S. in Business Administration, 2002

West Central Technical College, Douglasville, GA                     A.A.  in Marketing and Management, 2000 

        T-6 Certificates in Business Education, Marketing, and Media Specialist (grades 7-12)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Business/Technology Teacher, Marist School, Atlanta, GA    2007 - Present    

Teaching:  Introduction to Computers, Multimedia and Design, E-Business, and Financial Management

 

Associate/Trainer, Center for Teacher Effectiveness    2009 – Present

Present eight hour teacher training seminars on classroom management. Participants receive three graduate credits upon completion of course work. 200+ participants.


Content Writer, Spider Learning   2014 – 2015

Created content for Microsoft Office and Google products.  Created tests, quizzes, video lessons, and projects for six, twelve lesson, units.


Web Developer, Various Organizations   2010 – Present

Maintain websites: update inventory and content and database management. Create marketing materials including forms, surveys, and newsletters.  

PayPal integration and order processing.  Work with individuals with varying levels of technological know how.  


HR Director/Tutor, Veritas Institute, Duluth, GA    2007– 2009

Advertised positions. Interviewed potential candidates. Tutored small classes of students in English, Public Speaking, and Current Events.

 

Business Education Teacher, Lithia Springs High School, Lithia Springs, GA    2005 – 2007    

Taught:  Computer Repair, Computer Networking, Computer Foundations, and Digital Media and Design.

 

Business Education Teacher, East Paulding High School, Dallas, GA    2004-2005     

Taught:  Computer Applications, Business Document Processing, Business Data Applications, and Programming.


Business Education/Computer Technology Teacher, WCTC, Douglasville, GA    2002-2004    

Taught:  Introduction to Computers, Business Document Processing , Basic and Advanced Excel, Basic and Advanced Access to adult students.

 

AWARDS     

GA State Industry Certification, East Paulding High School, 2005

GA State Industry Certification, Lithia Springs High School, 2007                                                                                             

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                   

Peer Coaching, Marist

Making Diversity Count, Marist

NBEA and GBEA Conference (National and Georgia Business Education Association) Atlanta

  

SERVICE TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Volunteer, Junior Achievement Fellows, 2011-2014

Adviser, Future Business Leaders of America, 2004-2010

Member, Parent Teacher Association, 1998-Present

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Georgia Business Education Association (GBEA)

National Business Education Association (NBEA)

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

 

PUBLICATIONS

In addition to writing workbooks, I write books for children and young adults.

 

PERSONAL NOTE

I have a wonderful husband of 20+ years and 5 spectacular children:  Taisha, Xanthos, Zerin, Mali-Kjerstine, and Daxton Thomas. 

 

My teaching philosophy is that everyone can learn, given the correct tools.  I'm a hands on project-based learner and teacher.