2016 Resident Assistant Position Announcement
Summer Ventures in Science & Mathematics is seeking RAs for the summer 2016 program. Prefer STEM and education majors and those who have completed at least two years of university, but anyone with RA and/or teaching experience or has worked with camps will also be considered. Compensation includes at least a minimum wage hourly salary, typically totaling at least $1500, plus room, board, parking, and admission to program events, etc.
General Program Information
Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a four-week academic enrichment program for North Carolina high ability students who are 10th and 11th graders during the 2015-2016 academic year. ASU is one of three UNC sites where institutes are located. Additional information about Summer Ventures can be found at: www.summerventures.org.
March 1: Application deadline
March 18-20: Interviews
June 25-July 30: RAs in residence (June 25-30: staff training week)
July 2-July 30: Students in residence
July 14 (evening)-July 17 (evening): Home weekend
1. Complete the online application at http://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/9839
2. The application asks you to list names of reference. We only require two (2) reference forms to be submitted. The reference form is an online form. Please share this link with your chosen two references and remind them to submit the form by March 1, 2016.
Please contact Lori Tyler at email@example.com for more information or if you have any questions! Thank you for your interest.
Summer Ventures Program Director - Lori Tyler
The director of the ASU Summer Ventures Program is Ms. Lori Tyler. Ms. Tyler has completed Ph.D. coursework at Vanderbilt University in Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Mathematics Education. She holds academic degrees in mathematics and mathematics education from Elon College (NC Teaching Fellow) and Wake Forest University, has studied school administration, biostatistics and public health at UNC-Chapel Hill, and University Leadership at Appalachian State University. Her research interests include the impact of the Summer Ventures in Science & Mathematics program on NC, university and teacher leadership, the development and sustaining of professional teaching communities, and supporting middle-school mathematics teachers' instruction of statistical concepts. She recently completed an Ed.S. degree in University and Community College Leadership in May and is currently working on a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at Appalachian State University.
Ms. Tyler's professional experience in secondary schools includes teaching mathematics in North Carolina at Orange High School (1998-2001), Cary High School (1996), and South Mecklenburg High School (1992-1996). She has supervised student interns, developed mentoring programs for novice teachers, and coordinated many professional development seminars. She has also taught at the post-secondary level at several community colleges and Appalachian State University, including coordinating the ASU Math Contest. Ms. Tyler has been involved with both residence life and academic instruction with Summer Ventures at ASU since 1991. Her dedication to ASU's Summer Ventures originates with her own experience as a student in 1986!
2015 Residence Advisors
Mr. Matt Hinson - B.M., Music Education, ECU; Director of Musical Theater, Northwest School of the Arts (Charlotte)
Head Resident Advisor
Mr. Brian Post - B.S., History Secondary Education, ASU; World Languages/Spanish Teacher at Millbrook High School (Raleigh)
Mr. Austin Golding - studying Elementary Education at ASU
Mr. Ryan Gresalfi - studying Biochemistry at UNCG
Mr. Travis Jones - B.S. History Education, NCCU; History Teacher at J.D. Clement Early College High School (Durham)
Mr. Woody Madison - studying Mathematics Education at ASU
Ms. Hannah Godwin - studying Secondary Geology Education at ASU
Ms. Stephanie Harrison - B.S. & M.Ed., School Health Education, ECU; Title I Teacher at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy (Wilmington)
Ms. Nina Johnson - studying Geology Education at ASU
Ms. Kelsey Thomas - studying Psychology at ASU
Research Course Faculty
- Dr. John Cockman, Department of Physics & Astronomy, ASU
- Mr. Caleb Marsh, Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute; Department of Mathematical Sciences, ASU
- Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Department of Computer Science, ASU
- Dr. Shea Tuberty, Department of Biology, ASU
Research Course Assistants
- Mr. Miles Guzman, Department of Physics & Astronomy, ASU
- Mr. Daniel Ingram, Department of Physics & Astronomy, ASU
- Mr. David Kale, Department of Computer Science, ASU
- Dr. Mitch Parry, Department of Computer Science, ASU
- Mr. Kelly Ruff, East Burke High School, Burke County Schools
- Ms. Stephanie Smith, Department of Psychology, Ohio University
- Mr. Sina Tashakkori, Department of Computer Science, ASU
- Mr. Brandon Tate, Department of Biology, ASU
- Mr. Scott Taylor, Hibriten High School, Caldwell County Schools
Demonstration Course Faculty
- Mrs. Jamie Branch, West Caldwell High School, Caldwell County School
- Mr. John Hollandsworth, Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute; Department of Astronomy & Physics, ASU
- Mrs. Sharareh Nikbakht, Department of Mathematical Sciences, ASU
- Mrs. Susan Reece, West Caldwell High School, Caldwell County Schools
- Mr. Chris Taylor, Department of Computer Information Systems, ASU