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Kevin Pfunder

Yearbook Design/Instuctor : Fossil Ridge Intermediate School
Technology Specialist : Fossil Ridge Intermediate School
Educational Technology Educator : Fossil Ridge Intermediate School
Publishing Arts Educator : Fossil Ridge Intermediate School
Theatrical Arts Educator : Fossil Ridge Intermediate School
Visual Arts Educator : Fossil Ridge Intermediate School

Accomplished educator with demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and direct students while maintaining high interest and achievement. Articulate communicator able to effectively interact with diverse populations of students at a variety of academic levels. Consistently maintain excellent relations with students, parents, faculty, and administrators. Self-motivated with strong planning, organizational and leadership skills.

>>education
2011-Current  Southern Utah University
Cedar City, UT

   Level 2 Math Endorsement

2010-2012  Southern Utah University
Cedar City, UT

   Gifted and Talented Endorsement

2006-2008  Boise State University
Boise, ID

   Master of Science in Educational Technology / Minor : Gaming/Simulations

2000-2006  Dixie State College
St George, UT

   Bachelor of Science in Education / Minor : ESL
   Bachelor Computer Science / Minor : Visual Technology

2003-2004  Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

1996-1999 Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho

   Attended with the intention of Bachelor of Science in Business
   Declared Business Major / Computer Science Minor

>>the workforce
2011  ESL Japanese Insructor
ZIP International, St George, Utah

   To convey information to students in an interesting way and communicate a love and passion for the English language. Utilization of a wide range of course books, other materials and a variety of audio-visual aids. There is a strong emphasis on dialogue and role-playing, but more formal exercises, language games and literature were also used.

2006-current  Yearbook Design/Instructor
Fossil Ridge Intermediate School, St George, Utah

   Yearbook Publishing Instructor. Ground up design of a national award winning yearbook. NO templates used. Work has been published in several innovation/idea textbooks

2006-current  Technology Specialist
Fossil Ridge Intermediate School, St George, Utah

   Integration technology specialist for the classroom. Daily repsonsibilities include network management, hardware/software attention and troubleshooting, website/blog design and upkeep, educator inservice/training.

2005-current  Visual Arts / Educational Technology Educator
Fossil Ridge Intermediate School, St George, Utah

   Self created curriculum and intergration of theatrical art, visual art, and educational technology under umbrella standards and objectives.

2003-2005  Sixth Grade Core Educator
Fossil Ridge Intermediate School, St George, Utah

   Worked with students in various backgrounds and learning abilities. Operation of a fully developed inclusion setting. Adjusted curriculum and lesson planning for individualized education planning.

>>certification, endorsements, awards (the good stuff)
CPR Certified 2010 - Current
Technology Specialist Certification
ESL Endorsement
Visual Art Level IV Endorsement
Visual Technology Certification

"Best Teacher in the Planet" - Planet 94.1 2010
"Best Teacher in Dixie" - City of St George 2009
Golden Apple PTA Teacher of the Year 2009
Washington County School District Team Educator of the Year 2008
WCSD Superintendent Award of Excellence 2006
Educator of the Month - AFT WCSD 2004
Outstanding Acheivement of the Year - Dixie State College 2004

>>wicked nerd skills
Multiplatform - Windows 3.11-7, MacOSX, Linux
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
CSS
Javascript
PHP
MySQL
Actionscript 1.0 + 2.0
Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe InDesign CC
Adobe After Effects CC
Director
C++
Pascal
Visual Basic

Web Design Portfolio:

Blog Design Portfolio:
Other Portfolio:
  • VDI InfoSlideShow
  • various corporate identity package designs, including Broadhead and Sons, Bottle Butts, Fossil Ridge Intermediate School, N&C Property Management, Sunrise Intermediate School, Desert Hills Golf Team, ProMotion Videography, IFFD Pipes & Drums, etc