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Blair Winters 586.945.3156


Study Abroad

Michigan State University-College of Education National University of Ireland Galway Masters in Arts in Educational Technology Major: Educational Technology


Michigan State University-College of Education Dublin City University Certificate in Educational Technology


Michigan State University-College of Arts and Letters Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree with Honor –LQ Certification Major: Art Education-Concentration in Ceramics


Michigan State University- College of Social Science Bachelors of Arts Degree Major: Psychology


Masters of Art in Educational Technology (MAET) Overseas Cohort in Galway, Ireland – Michigan State University/National University of Ireland Galway


Masters of Art in Educational Technology (MAET) Overseas Cohort in Dublin, Ireland – Michigan State University/Dublin City University


Music, Art & Language in Brengenz, Austria- Michigan State University

Honors, Awards and Scholarships Received

L’Anse Creuse Public Schools – Awarded Tenure


Michigan State University Council of Graduates (COGS) Graduate Academic Conference


L’Anse Creuse Public Schools - Teaching Excellence Award


Michigan State University Bachelors of Fine Art with Honor


Michigan State University Study Abroad Scholarship-


ArtsBridge America Scholarship


Michigan State University Deans List

Teaching Experience



L’Anse Creuse Middle School - East-Chesterfield, MI Visual Arts and Technology Teacher  Teaching 6th,7th and 8th grade 2D and 3D Art, and Technology classes  Developing, teaching and assessing visual art and technology lessons that foster individual creativity and enhance creative problem solving skills  Facilitating Student of the Month  Positive Behavior Intervention Support(PBIS) and Child Study team committee member


Eaton Rapids Public Schools-Eaton Rapids, MI Internship placement at Eaton Rapids Middle School  Developed, taught, and assessed visual art lessons that integrated core curriculum and was aligned with national and state benchmarks


Teaching Experience Continued

Volunteer Experience

Haslett Public Schools- Haslett, MI Internship placement at Ralya Elementary & Murphy Elementary  Learned the practices involved with creating an environment that improves and develops students’ understanding of the visual arts  Developed effective classroom management strategies  Spearheaded an after school 5th grade art club.


SmART- Saturday Morning Art, Michigan State University, East Lansing  Team taught elementary age students the foundations of art and  Created lesson plans, project examples, and demonstrated visual art practices to students  Prepared students’ artwork for exhibitions


ArtsBridge America Scholars Program, Williamston Explorer Elementary, Williamston, MI  Incorporated class curriculum to develop lessons that emphasized learning through the arts to mixed 4th and 5th grade class of more than 40 students once a week


Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA) Conference  Worked as student MAEA representative assisting other members at student table.


Michigan 4-H China Art Project  Juried student artwork to be sent to China as part of a traveling art show

Art Exhibitions


Think Inside the Box Community Art Project  Developed lessons, delivered boxes, entered student work and assisted with the set up and take down exhibition of participating schools box projects at (SCENE) Metrospace in East Lansing


Anton Art Center Secondary Student Art Exhibition- (Student artwork) displayed. Various media. Honorable Mentions

3/2011, 3/2012, 3/2013, 3/2014 4/2009

Kresge Art Department Annual Undergraduate Exhibition- Dr. Diesel in the Lab, black and white photograph (Personal Artwork) Kresge Senior Ceramic Exhibition- Bikini, 2008, Stoneware, Acrylic and spray paint & Moon Cups, Porcelain (Personal Artwork)


(SCENE) Metrospace- The Farside Unity and Diversity Project- 50 student artwork displayed (Student Artwork)


Kresge Art Department Undergraduate Drawing ExhibitionSchematic Study of Norman Rockwell’s, Girl at the Mirror, Graphite; Drawing of a Torso, Graphite (Personal Artwork)


The Light Fantastic Photography Gallery- Backyard Spiral Jetty, black and white photograph; Dr. Diesel in the Lab, black and white photograph; Caught Ya! (The Voyeur), black and white photograph


MAET (MSU) The Bridge Webinar Series: Integrating Technologies in Professional Presentations the Arts- Invited Guest


Shaking Up Learning Conference Sponsored by Rochester Community Schools and Chippewa Valley Schools- Presenter


Teachers Teaching Teacher Webcast #TTT363 hosted by Ed Tech Talk Invited Participant

Professional Presentations #GREAT13 Conference presented by Michigan State University (MAET) at National University of Galway Ireland (NUIG) Presenter Continued and Organizer Michigan State University Council of Graduates (COGS) Graduate Academic Conference -Presenter

Technology Applications

9/18/13 7/9/14


Hardware: Digital camera (SLR), Data projector, ELMO, Scanner, Smart Board, Video, PC and Apple products Software: Adobe Photoshop, Image Blender, Twist, Camtasia, Audacity Online: Power Teacher, Skward, Groupwise, Weebly ,Wiki, Wix webpage creators, Wordpress blog, social media, pod cast and many other Web 2.0 tools.

Professional Membership

Michigan Association for Computer User in Learning (MACUL)


Available upon request

Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA) Michigan Education Association (MEA)

Winters resume summer 2014