• ael ACE Adobe Certified Instructor  

     Google Level 1 & 2  MOS  
    AP CSP       AP CSA
     
     
     
    Director Biography 
     
    Ms. Kimberly Larson is the Director of Computer Science Pathway (Information Technology Career Cluster) at the Effingham College & Career Academy where she teaches AP Computer Science and will begin her role as Technology Leader / Instructional Coach in the 2018-2019 school year. Before teaching Computer Science, Kimberly started her teaching career as a Graphic Design & Print Management instructor in 2003. Kimberly holds a B.F.A. & M.F.A. in Graphic Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Kimberly is currently certified Art Education (P-12), Business Education (6-12), Engineering and Technology (6-12), and Graphic Communications and Design (6-12).
     
     
    Current Job Duties 
     
    • ECCA Faculty
    • Instructional Technology Support Team Leader
    • ECCA Sub-Site Director (ECCA Website)
    • Technology Contact for ECCA
    • STEM Applications/Intent Manager
     
    College  .  University  .  Organization Date(s) Degree(s)  .  Certification(s)
    Savannah College of Art and Design 1999 Bachelor of Fine Art - Graphic Design
    Savannah College of Art and Design 2002 Master of Fine Art - Graphic Design
    Valdosta State University 2005
    NTI Certificatio
    Adobe 2013 Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) - Illustrator
    Adobe 2014 Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) - Illustrator
    Adobe 2014 Adobe Certified Educator (ACE)
    Microsoft    2014 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Word 2007
    Microsoft 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - PowerPoint 2007
    Google 2014 Certified - Google Apps for Education
    Adobe 2014 AdobeGenPro: Animation
    College Board 2015 AP Endorsement - AP Computer Science A
    College Board 2016 AP Endorsement - AP Computer Science Principles
    G Suite for Education 2017 Level 1 & Level 2 
     
     
    Georgia Teaching Certificates 
     
    Art (P-12)
    Business Education (6-12) 
    Engineering and Technology
    Graphic Communications and Design
     
     
     
    Noteworthy Facts 
     Personal  Professional  SkillsUSA
    • 1994
      • 8'x24' Hand Painted Billboard
    • 1995
      • MVP - Florida All-Star Games Fast-Pitch Softball Team
      • Florida All-State Fast-Pitch Softball Team
    • 1999
      • Outstanding Senior - SCAD
    • 2000
      • Peer Education Certification & President - BACCHAS & GAMMA
      • Outstanding School Spirit - SCAD
      • OCERA Boat Project at SCAD
    • 2010
      • Award of Excellence, Nominated by John Michael Osborne / Awarded by Savannah Morning News
    • 2012
      • Adobe Certified Expert - Adobe Illustrator
    • 2014
      • Adobe Certified Instructor - Adobe Illustrator
      • Adobe Certified Educator

     

    •  2006
      • PrintED Accreditation (in Introduction & Digital File Prep) for Effingham County High School
    • 2007
      • STAR Teacher, Nominated/Awarded by Serena Lai
    • 2008
      • GPS Revision Committee (Graphic Communication & Graphic Design)
    • 2009-2010
      • Teacher of the Year, Effingham County High School
    • 2011
      • STAR Teacher, Nominated/Awarded by Christina Hillman
      • PrintED Accreditation (in Advertising Design) for Effingham College & Career Academy
    • 2012-2013
      • Federal Career Cluster Curriculum revision committee (Graphic Design & Graphic Communications)

     

    • 2007
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Serena Lai, 14th Place in the Nation for Advertising Design
    • 2010
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Christina Hillman, 8th Place in the Nation for Graphic Communications
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Hayden Polk, 8th Place in Nation for Screen Printing
    • 2011
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Christina Hillman, 1st Place in the National for Graphic Communications
        • We are the ONLY school in the state of Georgia to place 1st in this contest ever!
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Becca Burns, National Competitor for Photography
    • 2012
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Becca Burns, National Competitor for Photography, 
    • 2014
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Jessica Harder, 1st Place in the State of Georgia for Georgia Pin Design. (Pin was used in the 2014 NLSC Pin Trade)
      • SkillsUSA Advisor to Tatiana Jorge, 14th Place in the Nation Advertising Design

     

     






     
Last Modified on May 30, 2019