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Ella Peterson
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Music Teacher with a solid history of achievement in Elementary and Secondary Music, Choral Directing, and Keyboard Studio Work. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include keyboard and all other instrumental teaching, elementary music and choral directing.

Skills
  • Choral and Music Reading
  • Choral Directing
  • Music Theory Proficiency
  • Business Management
  • Project Design and Art
  • Pianist
Experience
Music Specialist Elementary and Choir Director Aug 2004Present Wortham Independent School District Wortham, Tx
  • Elementary Music Specialist and Choir Director
  • Work with Grade Level Teachers for Multicultural Awareness Festivals Annually
  • Provide program material and direction for all levels of music students annually.
  • Train and sponsor UIL events for music students: Music Memory, Solo & Ensemble, Concert & Sightreading
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, choral and instrumental using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests (aural and visual).
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Use TEKS and National Standards for Teaching combined with educational materials provided by the state of Texas for class instruction and lesson material.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Sponsor extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.
Musician and Choir Accompanist Aug 1988Present First Methodist Church Tehuacana, Tx
  • Sacred Music Accompanying
  • Service Music Pianist
  • Special Instrumental Soloists
  • Wedding and Funeral Musician
  • Youth Choir Coordinator and Director
  • Puppet Ministry Co-Director
Founder and Director Sep 1987Present Ferris Studio of Tehuacana Tehuacana, Tx
  • Educate students by the standards set forward by the American College of Musicians Piano Guild Auditions,using also the classification and performance standards of the National Federation of Music Clubs, the AP Theory Test Preparation Guidelines.
  • Organized festivals and recitals throughout the year, hiring incidental musicians, arranging and providing students with materials for success.
  • Held memberships in choral and educator organizations: Texas Music Educators Association, Association of Texas Small School Bands, American Choral Directors Association, Texas Federation of Music Clubs, Texas Choral Directors Assn. and the North Texas Children's Choir.
  • Served as staff accompanist for UIL events.
Program Director and Early Childhood Music Teacher Aug 1983Jan 2004 First Methodist Preschool Mexia, TX
  • Lesson Plan writer and implementaion for 2-6 yr olds
  • Workshop presenter and writer
  • Puppet thematic material writer and performer.
  • Art and Backdrop Design
  • Musical Program Planner and Director for All Ages
Education
Texas Teaching Certification - All-Level Music: Music Education and Performance May 2005 Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX
Bachelor of Arts: Applied Music Jul 1978 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA
Awards
  • 2016 John Wetteland Teacher-Leader Award - 
  • North Texas Children's Choir
  • 2013 - NTCC Teacher of the Year Award
  • 2004 - American College of Musicians Piano Guild Hall of Fame
  • 2012-2016 - Succeeded in Implanting 2A School Choral Program participating in UIL and TMEA events statewide.
  • 1987-2016 - Twenty-Three Piano Students with High School Diplomas Piano Guild Auditions
  • 1990-2015 - 50+ Students All-State Winners in Varied Classifications and Events - Texas Federation of Music Clubs
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Previous Companies:

  • Wortham Independent School District
  • First Methodist Church
  • Ferris Studio of Tehuacana

Previous Job Positions:

  • Music Specialist Elementary and Choir Director
  • Musician and Choir Accompanist
  • Founder and Director
  • Program Director and Early Childhood Music Teacher

Schools:

  • Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Louisiana State University

Level of Education:

  • Texas Teaching Certification - All-Level Music
  • Bachelor of Arts

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