About Me

Kelley M Likes

kelleymlikes@live.com

www.kelleymlikes.com


 


 

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA                       E.D.S. in Media and Technology, 2006

University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA                       Master’s in Business Education, 2004

DeVry University, Atlanta, GA                                              B.S. in Business Administration, 2002

West Central Technical College, Douglasville, GA         A.A.  in Marketing and Management, 2000

 

T-6 Certificates in Business Education, Marketing, and Media Specialist (grades 7-12).

  

WORK EXPERIENCE

2007 - Present  Business/Technology Teacher, Marist School, Atlanta, GA                                                    

Teaching:  Introduction to Computers, Multimedia and Design, E-Business, and Financial Management

 

2009 – Present  Associate/Trainer, Center for Teacher Effectiveness                                                             

Present eight hour teacher training seminars on classroom management. Participants receive three graduate credits upon completion of course work. 200+ participants.

 

2007–2009  HR Director/Tutor, Veritas Institute, Duluth, GA                                                                        

Advertised positions. Interviewed potential candidates. Tutored small classes of students in English, Public Speaking, and Current Events.

 

2005 – 2007  Business Education Teacher, Lithia Springs High School, Lithia Springs, GA                      

Taught:  Computer Repair, Computer Networking, Computer Foundations, and Digital Media and Design.

 

2004-2005  Business Education Teacher, East Paulding High School, Dallas, GA                                    

Taught:  Computer Applications, Business Document Processing, Business Data Applications, and Programming.

 

2002-2004  Business Education/Computer Technology Teacher, WCTC, Douglasville, GA               

Taught:  Introduction to Computers, Business Document Processing , Basic and Advanced Excel, Basic and Advanced Access to adult students.

  

AWARDS     

GA State Industry Certification, East Paulding High School, 2005

GA State Industry Certification, Lithia Springs High School, 2007                                                                                             

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                   

Peer Coaching, Marist

Making Diversity Count, Marist

NBEA and GBEA Conference (National and Georgia Business Education Association) Atlanta

  

SERVICE TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Volunteer, Junior Achievement Fellows, 2011-2015

Adviser, Future Business Leaders of America, 2004-2010

Member, Parent Teacher Association

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Georgia Business Education Association (GBEA)

National Business Education Association (NBEA)

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

 

PUBLICATIONS

In addition to writing workbooks, I write books for children and young adults.

Check out my New Book!!!
 

PERSONAL NOTE

I have a wonderful husband of 20+ years and 5 spectacular children:  Taisha, Xanthos, Zerin, Mali-Kjerstine, and Daxton Thomas. 

My teaching philosophy is that everyone can learn, given the correct tools.  I'm a hands on project-based learner and teacher.