Welcome to the Majors and Electives Page

  • Sarah Comptom

    Sara Compton: 3 years of teaching experience. Bachelor of Arts in Visual/Studio Art, Master of Arts in Teaching in Art K-12. 

    Major: Advanced Art

    Courses: Art 1, Art 2, Advanced Art Major (Art 3 Honors)

    Activities: National Art Honor Society, Students in Action

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    Lesley Etherson

    Lesley Etherson: 23 years of teaching experience. B.S. in Art Education and a BA in Fine Arts from Delaware State University, MEd. Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Instructional Technology from Coastal Carolina University, Online Teaching Certified, and National Board Certified in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood Art.

    Major: Web and Digital Communications

    Courses: Introduction to Web Design, Image Editing 1, Digital Multimedia, Advanced Web Design, Advanced Animation, and Image Editing 2

    Activities: Coding for Women, Technology Student Association, and SkillsUSA

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    Terry Fillipo

    Terry Filippo: 

     NBCT, English Department Chair 

    Courses: AP English Language, AP Capstone Seminar

    Activities: Kohaku Yearbook, AAST Chronicle, Mosaic Literary Magazine

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    Jamie Franklin

    Jamie Franklin: 24 years of teaching experience.  BA Art in Studio Art. Master of Arts in Education Learning and Teaching.  Certification in AP Art and Design (Drawing, 2D and 3D) - Gifted and Talented - Online Teaching and Training

    Major: Advanced Art

    Courses: Senior Advanced Art Major Art 4 (Honors) - AP Art and Design (Drawing, 2D, 3D) - Art 2

    Activities: National Art Honor Society Sponsor

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    Jena Freeze

    Jenae Freeze, RN, BSN, CPN. New to AAST 2019-20 school year. Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University. Multi-state licensure for Nursing. A registered nurse since 2012 focusing on adult medical surgical nursing, pediatric ophthalmology, a pediatric emergency department with trauma certification as well as pediatric intensive care. Certifications and training: ACLS, PALS, ENPC, TNCC, CPN.

    Major: Pre-Med

    Courses: Medical Terminology, EMS I

    Activities: HOSA

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    Stephanie Hall

    Stephanie Hall: BSN, RN, CPN Teaching at AAST since 2018.  ADN from HGTC, BA from Winthrop University, and BSN from Chamberlain College of Nursing. Nursing experience in adult medical/surgical, pediatrics, and pediatric intensive care. Certified in ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC, CPN, and is a BLS instructor.  

    Major: Pre-Med

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    Activities: HOSA

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    Tracy Johnson

    Tracy Johnson: 23 years teaching the Entertainment Technology Major at AAST.  United States Army veteran.  BA in Television, Radio, and Film from Wayne State University.  ME in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. National Board Certified in Career and Technology Education.

    Major: Entertainment Technology

    Courses: Media Technology 1,2,3,4

    Activities: Technology Student Association

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    Lou Layton

    Lou Layton

    Major: Theatre

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    Dana McCallum, NREMT-P. 7 years of  CATE  teaching experience at AAST focusing on the Health Science curriculum. AAS EMT from HGTC and an Early Childhood Degree from Spartanburg College. Teaching with a concentration in Emergency Medicine with national and state certification since 1991. Certifications and training: ACLS (instructor), PALS, PEEP, OSHA-10, BLS/First-aid (instructor), CME,  Hazmat 1, NREMT-P.

    Major: Pre-Med

    Courses: Health Science 1, Health Science 2, Clinical Studies

    Activities: HOSA

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    Kathy Metallo

    Kathy Metallo: 18 years of teaching experience, BS-Business Administration, Minor- Marketing, M.ED.-Divergent Learning Methods, National Board Certified in Early Adolescence through Young Adult Career and Technology Education, AP Computer Science Principles Certified

    Major: Computer Science

    Courses: Geographic Information Systems 1, AP Computer Science Principles, Fundamentals of Computing, Cybersecurity 1, Programming 1 and 2.

    Activities: SkillsUSA, Cyber Patriot, & Coding Club

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    Mindi Penn

    Mindi Penn: teaching since 2003, B.A. - Theatre with a cognate in Biology, M.F.A  - Acting both from the University of South Carolina, State Certified - Advanced Fine Arts, National Board Certified - Early Adolescence through Young Adult Career and Technology Education

    Major: Freshman Seminar, Networking

    Courses: Freshman Seminar, Informatics

    Activities: Coding for Women, Aluminum Assault #1287 Robotics Team, Tech Fair

     

    Jodi Rielly

    Jodi Reilly

    Major: Honors Science Research, CP & H Chemistry, CP & H Forensic Science. 

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    Activities: National Science Honor Society

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    Kevin Rose

    Kevin Rose: CTE Teacher with 3 years of teaching experience. Bachelor of Science in Information Science from Purdue University Global along with 20+ years of experience in the IT industry.

    Major: Computer Science

    Courses: Digital Media Marketing

    Activities: SkillsUSA, CyberPatriot

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    Bucky Sellers

    Bucky Sellers: 27 years of teaching experience. STEM certified.

    Major: Pre-Engineering 

    Courses: Core Engineering 1, 2, 3, and 4.

    Activities: First Robotics

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    Tiffany Sellers

    Tiffany Sellers:20 years of teaching experience. B.S. in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and National Board Certified in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood Science.

    Major: Clean Energy

    Courses: AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, Anatomy, Clean Energy Systems, Biology

    Activities: Science Honor Society, Technology Student Association

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    Katie Thompson

    Katie Thompson: 10 years teaching experience, Bachelor of Science from Clemson University in Biosystems Engineering, MAT from Winthrop University in Secondary Mathematics, MEd from Coastal Carolina University in Educational Leadership

    Major: Aerospace Technology

    Courses: Fundamentals in Aerospace Engineering, Algebra 2 Honors, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC

    Activities: Student Council, Senior Trip, Prom Committee

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    Missy Timmons

    Missy Timmons: 29 years of teaching experience, Bachelors of Science from Francis Marion University, Masters of General Education from Cambridge College, National Board Certified in Adolescence and Young Adult Chemistry, Advanced Placement Chemistry and Physics Certified

    Major: Innovations in Science and Technology

    Courses: Chemistry I H and Innovations in Science and Technology

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    Michael Wright:

    Physical Education