Subjects Taught
English, Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Spelling, Writing

Education

 

Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN

Masters Degree in Education

2005 (graduated with high honors, 4.0 GPA)

 

Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN

Bachelors Degree in Education

1998 (graduated with honors)

 

Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN

Associates Degree in Education

1996 (graduated with honors)



Experience

 

 

Russellville Elementary School, Morristown, TN

2007-Present

Teacher (Teacher of the Year 2009-2010 school year)

Responsibilities:

•·         Responsible for teaching TN 4th grade curriculum

•·         Accountable for improving student test scores each year

•·         Thoughtful Classroom Leadership Team Member

•·         Serve on School Improvement Committee

•·         Serve on Honor's Day Committee

•·         KAB School Representative

Scholar's Bowl Coach

Responsibilities:

•·         Responsible for preparing team to compete in competition

•·         Team placed first in county in 2009

Bethel Baptist Church, Morristown, TN

June 2011-Present

Interim Pastor

Responsibilities:

•·         Assume the responsibilities of the pastor while the church looks to call a new pastor

Russellville Baptist Church, Russellville, TN

2003-2011

Minister of Music

Responsibilities:

•·         Plan music for all worship services

•·         Adult choir director

•·         Orchestra director

•·         Praise Team Director

•·         Develop a Music Library for the church

•·         Maintain and upgrade Church Musical Equipment

•·         Plan a yearly Music Budget

•·         Lead music for revivals, funerals, weddings

 

 

 

Witt Elementary School, Morristown, TN

2005-2007

Teacher/Coach

Achievements:

•·         Led Scholar's Bowl Team to two fourth place finishes despite being the smallest of the 11 Elementary Schools in the County

•·         5th Grade Class had the highest percentage of students to score proficient or advanced on Reading Achievement test in 2006

Responsibilities:

•·         Responsible for teaching TN 5th grade curriculum

•·         Coached boy's basketball team 2006-2007

•·         Coached Scholar's Bowl Team 2005-2007

•·         Accountable for improving student test scores each year

•·         Thoughtful Classroom School Leadership Team Member

•·         Planning 5th grade Honor's Day and Graduation

•·         Assisted in translating for Spanish-speaking parents

 

Hillcrest Elementary School, Morristown, TN

1998-2005

Teacher/Coach

Achievements:

•·         Led Girl's Basketball team to placing in top three twice

•·         Wrote and received $5000 Food Lion Grant for Math materials for the school

•·         Wrote and received WBIR grant for complete Heartland Series Classroom Set

Responsibilities:

•·         Responsible for teaching TN 4th grade curriculum 2001-2005

•·         Responsible for teaching TN Kindergarten curriculum 1998-2001

•·         Coached girls' basketball team 2001-2004

•·         Accountable for improving student test scores each year

•·         SIOP School Leadership Team

•·         Grade Level Chairperson duties

•·         Served on School Improvement Committee

 

Quality Networking, Jefferson City, TN

1997-1998

Technical Recruiter/Consultant Assistant

Achievements:

•·         Made top 5 list of industrial recruiters

•·         Contributed to $80,000 company profit through 5 placements

Responsibilities:

•·         Finding top candidates to fill contracted industrial positions

•·         Telephone screenings of perspective candidates

•·         Setting up interviews between industries and candidates

•·         Submitting resumes to industries

•·         Assisted Professional Consultant

Food City, Morristown, TN

1993-1996

Customer Service/Computer Room

Achievements:

•·         Progressed from Customer Service to Management in 3 Years

Responsibilities:

•·         Computer Room Manager - Balanced employee tills and used KVAT computer system to report daily sales

•·         Cashier - Scanned groceries and took payment

•·         Customer Courtesy Clerk - Bagged groceries

 

Other Employment

 

Hamblen County Schools ELL Summer Program

Summer 2008

Teacher of 22 Hispanic Students

 

Morningside Baptist Church, Morristown, TN 

2001-2002

Interim Minister of Music

 

Alpha Baptist Church, Morristown, TN

2000-2001

Interim Minister of Music

 

First Baptist Church, Morristown, TN

1996-1997

Maintenance/Landscaping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Bio
Mr. Helton was born in Morristown to Sandra and Jerry Helton.  His dad has been a teacher at East Ridge Middle School since it opened in 1972.  Mr. Helton grew up on a strawberry farm (Helton's Strawberries) off of Old Kentucky Rd.  He attended Russellville Elementary, East Ridge Middle, and East High School.  Mr. Helton graduated with Honor's from East in 1994 and received a full scholarship to Walters State Community College where he originally pursued a career in Optometry.  He later decided to go into Education, however, and has never regretted that choice.  Mr. Helton met his wife, Angela, at Walters State.  Mr. Helton completed his education degree at Carson-Newman.  He later received his Masters degree in Education at Tusculum where he graduated with a 4.0 GPA.  Mr. Helton's wife is also a teacher in Hamblen County.  They have 1 daughter, Brooke, who attends Russellville.  Mr. Helton is also an ordained minister and is currently serving as the Interim Pastor at Bethel Baptist Church.