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James Waldron

James Waldron

Science Teacher

Community Education Partners

Orlando, FL

Science Advisory Teacher at Chancery High School (CEP)

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Community Education Partners

Science Teacher

Deliver one-on-one instruction of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to overage and at-risk High School Students.

Achieved 40% School-wide gains in Biology End of Course exams.

Advise students in accelerated alternative education program.

Develop individualized academic plan with personal attention and assistance.

Providing feedback immediately to motivate students to attend school every day.

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Adeo Media

Curriculum Developer

Collaborated with National Institute on Drug Abuse to develop multi-faceted interactive classroom program.

Aligned all curriculum and activities to Common Core standards.

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Orlando Science Center

Event Producer (Contracted)

Collaboration with National Human Genome Research Institute (www.genome.gov)

Design and implement this inaugural, annual event which showcases the scientific advancements in the fields of medical research and biotechnology.

Engage guests with unique perspectives surrounding the anniversary of the DNA molecule’s famed discovery.

Providing inspirational learning experiences that lead to life-long learning about science.

Grant Writer; Program Designer; Event Producer.

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Orlando Science Center

Program Development & Training

Research and develop science content for broad-based application across all age groups served by EPO programs (Pre-K through 12). Create new programs each quarter and provide training for those programs to other members of the educational staff. Evaluate the success and current relevance of EPO programs and, if necessary, modify existing curriculum throughout the year. Responsible for implementation of programs and tours to complement museum exhibits.

Supervise, schedule and train public programming team of 10-15 part time staff. Review and provide feedback on programming and guest experience.

Contributes to overall OSC programming efforts by developing, implementing and evaluating partnership programs and workshops.

Maintains program records for reporting purposes.

Participates in museum-wide and/or cooperative teams to contribute to Museum-wide initiatives.

Develops and implements deep-knowledge forensic science programs for participating schools.

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Orlando Science Center

Paleontology Content Lead

Acts as content expert on paleontology education and differentiating instruction and is intimately familiar with the Sunshine State Standards.

Developed museum fossil preparation sister-ship program with Wyoming Dinosaur Center, which included establishment of Orlando Science Center Dig site in Wyoming.

Responsible for developing exhibit-specific programs and demonstrations.

Updated and renovated exhibit space to double original size.

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Orlando Science Center

Assistant Manager of Public Programs

Developed staff training manual for content readiness.

Developed and implemented revisions to guest experience and wayfinding.

Created “The Ka-Boom Show” to formally educate and entertain audience through higher-order chemistry concepts.

Developed K-5 Evolution unit for Holmes Partnership with University of Central Florida.

Developed museum fossil preparation program with Wyoming Dinosaur Center, which included establishment of Orlando Science Center Dig site in Wyoming.

Conducted teacher professional development workshops on robotics for Orange County Public Schools.

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University of Central Florida

Master of Education (M.Ed.), Biology, General

Stetson University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Stetson University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Graphic Design