Welcome to the Majors and Electives Page
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
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
Courses: AP English Language, AP Capstone Seminar
Activities: Kohaku Yearbook, AAST Chronicle, Mosaic Literary Magazine
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
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.
Courses: Medical Terminology, EMS I
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.
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
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.
Courses: Health Science 1, Health Science 2, Clinical Studies
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
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
Major: Honors Science Research, CP & H Chemistry, CP & H Forensic Science.
Activities: National Science Honor Society
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
Bucky Sellers: 27 years of teaching experience. STEM certified.
Courses: Core Engineering 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Activities: First Robotics
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
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
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