jump to navigation

About Deb Gerace

Summary:

Helping teachers in their classrooms, writing specialized tunes to match their needs and inspire student interest is one of the three major goals I have developed now that I am retiring from full time classroom duties. As A.I.R. at Glacier National Park, I combined my talents as a writer/composer/teacher and wrote skits and songs to teach about the nature of the park to visitors of all ages. Goal #2: As a seasoned (35 yrs. in public and private education), educational mentor, I observe and assist new teachers in practical, positive and creative classroom management. Goal #3: I plan to publish a book of these teaching strategies.

Specialties:

Mentoring, writing, composing, creativity, leadership, performance.

Experience:

Consultant & Mentor/ Composer and Arrangers

In The Trenches Educational Mentoring
Education Management industry
November 2006 – Present (3 years 11 months)
My husband and I are seasoned educators/consultants who present inspirational speeches, seminars and workshops chock-full of humorous but effective anecdotal classroom management ideas and strategies for new teachers. We also work with those who are facing a challenging situation or faculties who simply need a re-energizing pep rally. In certain situations, we can travel to the site, observe the teacher in action and help create a ‘business plan’ filled with actual behavior control and inspirational methods to engage and control students.

We are also now composing and arranging music for original plays and all occasions for school, jazz and praise bands. See glaciergirl info. for details

Singer

Vintage Vocals
Music industry
December 1990 – Present (19 years 10 months)
We are a women’s trio that performs eclectic vocal (and now instrumental) music for all occasions. Our venues range from the Ga. Renaissance Festival and military reunions to Biltmore Estate and a USO tour overseas.

Music Educator, Ret.

The Walker School
Music industry
August 1997 – May 2009 (11 years 10 months)
General Music, Handbell/Chimes Director, Madrigal Director for middle and upper school students

Music Educator

St. Jude’s School
Music industry
August 1972 – May 1996 (23 years 10 months)
General Music, Choral and Band Director for elementary, middle and high school

Choral Director

Fulton County B.O.E.
Music industry
August 1974 – May 1978 (3 years 10 months)
Directed the H.S. and Jr. High Choruses

Education

Eastern Kentucky University

B. Mus. Ed., Music Education Area
1966 – 1970

Artist In Residence at Glacier National Park; summer of 2008, writer, composer.

‘The Nature of Glacier’ Songbook’ (work in progress), Educational Consultant, Performer.
Activities and Societies: MENC, GMEA, AGEHR, DELTA OMICRON

Social Media

Find me on Linked In

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: