Resume

Sarah Kohl Gray

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Education professional and published writer with extensive experience in designing instruction, curriculum, and educational content.

EMPLOYMENT                                                                                                                               

Biology Contract Writer, May 2016 to present

Trivium Test Prep, Houston, Texas

  • Developed test questions for teaching and nursing entrance exam guides
  • Researched and wrote chapter content for teaching exam study guides

 

Contract Curriculum Developer, March 2015 to present

Contract Curriculum Reviewer, September 2016 to present

Study.com, Mountain View, California

  • Developed course outlines for a wide variety of K-12, higher education, and professional development topics
  • Aligned new course objectives to existing Study.com lessons and identified subjects and topics where new lessons were needed
  • Researched and wrote objectives for new lessons according to Bloom’s taxonomy
  • Reviewed and edited courses by other reviewers for accuracy, clarity, strength of objectives, and overall rigor

 

 

Education Manager, April 2013 to October 2014

Orlando Science Center, Orlando, Florida

  • Coordinated school services within education department, including school field trips, offsite programs, homeschool programs, and competitions
  • Hired, trained, and supervised 15-20 part-time educators and other support staff
  • Maintained quality control of school field trip experience via scheduling, on-site management, and customer satisfaction assessment
  • Oversaw STEM curriculum development for on- and off-site programs that met Florida Sunshine State and Common Core standards
  • Promoted community relationships via special events, school partnerships, and ambassador programs
  • Maintained budget and tracked revenue for school program, offsite, and competitions

 

Educator I, July 2012 to May 2013

Curriculum Writer – Secondary, August 2011 to July 2012

Orlando Science Center, Orlando, Florida

  • Taught and prepared materials and content for Pre-K-12 Discovery Labs
  • Developed STEM curriculum for school field trip audiences
  • Created week-long inquiry-based, interactive science curricula for summer Junior Science Academy (grades 5-6) and Science Academy (7-9) programs
  • Conducted museum floor education programs to field trip and public audiences
  • Created and implemented teacher professional development programs

 

4-H Environmental Educator, August 2007 to May 2011

Jekyll Island 4-H Center, Jekyll Island, Georgia

Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton, Georgia  

  • Taught and facilitated ecology and environmental issues courses to K-12 students
  • Acted as liaison between visiting school teachers and 4-H center staff
  • Developed and implemented fishing curriculum as part of a partnership between Georgia 4-H Environmental Education and Georgia Department of Natural Resources
  • Trained science educators in teaching techniques staff enrichment program
  • Trained in reptile, amphibian, bird, fish, and invertebrate care and handling

 

Associate Editor, June 2006 to August 2007

Collinson Publishing, Norcross, Georgia

  • Wrote, edited, and proofed content on group travel and meeting planning
  • Uploaded content to editorial website
  • Composed creative print and digital content for public relations, marketing programs, and sales for a variety of company products
  • Kept Excel records of monetary/space value of ads sold and trafficked ads to art director

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                   

Certificate in Instructional Design,  December 2016

Seminole State College, Oviedo, Florida

Courses include instructional design, project management, and online learning

GPA: 4.0

 

Master of Agricultural Leadership, December 2010

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences; GPA: 4.0

 

Bachelor of Arts, May 2006

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication A.B.J., Magazines

Franklin College of Arts and Sciences B.A., History; GPA: 3.89

 

 

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