Carolyn S. Pio

curriculum vitae of

Coordinator, Educator, Graphic Designer, Artist

In Summary

Through building my career in a variety of roles and industries, I became conscious of my skills of researching, listening, and understanding to see the big picture amongst many goals and concepts. I desire to use my abilities as an individual, or as a team member, to envision and formulate the implementation of ideas. Specifically, my aspiration is to have a positive impact.

Highlights

Programs Managed

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Education

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Marketing &
Graphic Design

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Fine Art

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Skills

Communication

 

verbal, written, and visually

Interpersonal

 

through listening, educating, motivating - with the goal to empower others

Adobe Suite

 

 

Specifically: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

 

Adaptable

 

self-motivated and assist others through creative problem-solving skills

Coordination

 

multiple and complex projects

Microsoft 

 

 

Specifically: Word, PowerPoint, Excel

 

Education 

Bachelor of Science Degree
in Child Development
with a concentration in Adolescent Studies
2011-2013

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

Alpha Sigma Lambda

 

Associates Degree in Commercial Art

1986-1988
Montgomery County Community College

Blue Bell, PA

Magna Cum Laude

 

  • PAEA Annual Conference three day conference with PA art educators and leaders - attended and presented two workshops in Harrisburg, PA, October 2015
     

  • Symposium In/Out: Time, Pacing and Perspective in Socially Engaged Art a two-day symposium in Philadelphia, PA, July 2015
     

  • Differentiated Instruction in the Art Classroom
    day conference hosted at the Trout Gallery at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, June 2015
     

  • Teaching for Artistic Behavior (http://teachingforartisticbehavior.org/) the week-long course at Massachusetts College of Art & Design, with Katherine Douglas (Nan Hathaway, Diane Jaquith, Clyde Gaw) July 2014
     

  • Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder one-day symposium; with David Bradley and Shari Donath, Newport, PA, July 2013
     

  • Art & Special Education one-day symposium at Moore College of Art, November 2009
     

  • Center for Arts Management and Technology Conference weekend conference at Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2006

Professional Development

Work

Perry County Children in Youth Agency
Ongoing Caseworker II

Dec 2018 - current
New Bloomfield, PA

provide a full range of social and management of services to children, youth, and families

Carson Long Military Academy
Educator, Yearbook Advisor, Coordinator

2008-2018

New Bloomfield, PA

worked with a diverse population of males (6th to 12th grade) in a boarding school environment

 

Perry County Council of the Arts

Program & Service Manager

1997-2009

Newport, PA
managing all aspects of the gallery, coordinating various programs, and overall marketing

 

C&J Enterprise

Art Director

1993-1997

Mechanicsburg, PA
supervised employees, managed quality control, and scheduled jobs; Designed logos and print media

Awards
  • Carson Long Educator of the Year,
    2014 & 2017, selected by co-workers​

  • 2nd place in PCCA Juried show for the watercolor painting “Cycles”, 2015

  • WITF Judge’s Citation Award, 2003

  • PCCA Artist of the Year, 2002

  • Scholastic Gold Key Award, 1984

 

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  • Three-day workshop with fellow teaching artists, with artist Timothy Hawkesworth; August 2009

  • Artist in Resident, for The Center for the Education of the Imagination Summer Art Institute, summer of 2008

  • One week focusing on composition with artist Nancy Barch; October 2006

  • Two weeks focusing on creativity with artist Judeth Pekila Hawkins; July-August, 2004

Fine Art
Professional Development

Contact Information

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