Talmadge L. Walker, Jr.
Author & Freelance Writer

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics & Political Science (Birmingham-Southern,1976)
  • Teaching certification in Math and Social Studies (UNC, 1992)
  • Master's Degree in Special Education (Elon, 1999)
  • Comfortable working with MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint
EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT

    Freelance Writer June 2011-present
    Textbroker.com, DemandStudios.com, Yahoo Contributors Network
    Novel - Binding Wounds: An Alternate Reconstruction, published January, 2012
    Short story collection - When Life Kicks Your Tail, published April, 2012

    Historic Interpreter (part-time) Feb 2009- present
    Bennett Place State Historic Site, Durham, NC 27705

    Transition Coordinator Aug 2009 - May 2011
    OE Enterprises, 348 Elizabeth Brady Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278

    Teacher of Exceptional Children (Autistic) Aug 2002 - June 2009
    Little River Elementary School, 2315 Snow Hill Road, Durham, NC 27712

    Teacher of Exceptional Children (Autistic) Sept 1997 - June 2002
    Graham High School, 903 Trollinger Rd., Graham NC 27253

    Teacher of Exceptional Children (S/PH) Dec 1995 - June 1996
    Frank Porter Graham Elementary School, Chapel Hill NC 27516

    EC Teacher's Aide Nov 1993 - Dec 1995
    Ephesus Elementary School, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

    Teacher (Eighth Grade Algebra & Pre-Algebra) Jan 1993 - June 1993
    Franklinton High School, Franklinton NC 27525

OTHER EXPERIENCE

    Workshop Supervisor Sept 1996 - Sept 1997
    Residential Services, Inc., Carrboro, NC 27510

    Reader Mar 1990 - July 1995
    Measurement, Inc., Durham NC

    Respite Care Provider Mar 1988 - Sept 1995
    Arc of Orange County, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

    Assistant Phone Bank Coordinator 1992-1994
    Orange County Democratic Party, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

EDUCATION

    Elon College
    Master of Education Aug 1996 - May 1999
    Certification in Behavioral/Emotional Disabled

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Teacher Certification Program Aug 1990 - May 1992
    Certification in Middle Grades Math & Social Studies

    Birmingham-Southern College
    Bachelor of Arts Aug 1976 - May 1980
    Majors in political science & mathematics

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