Ruby J. Bridgeforth  

Objective
Educator and Educational Consultant eager to share her love for music with the community.  Experiences include instruction at community college, public and private schools levels.

Degrees
Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA 
2005 

School 
Year 
Certificate – Program Development 
Master, Business Administration 
Belhaven College, Jackson, MS 
2004 
Certificate- Leadership Development

Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL 
2000 
Master, Music Education 
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
1977 
Bachelor, Music Education 
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Arkansas
1976 
Diploma 
Forrest City High School, Forrest City Arkansas 
1972 

Experience
Substitute Teacher, Osceola County Public Schools, K-12 
Substitute Teacher K-12 Anchorage Public Schools, Anchorage Alaska.  
Sustained curriculum in all grades, including band and choir during teacher absences. 
Adjunct Instructor – Music Education – East Arkansas Community College Forrest City, Arkansas.  Provided vocal music instruction to students focusing on form, technique, voice projection, tonality, rhythm, and articulation. 
Music Teacher – Cotton Plant Public School, Cotton Plant Arkansas.  Instructed students in the choral music curriculum to all grades levels K-12, including singing, moving, listening, performing, composing/improvising, and reading/writing music. Focused on melody, harmony, rhythm and form to enhance student development and appreciation. 
Morris Booker Memorial College – Dermott, Arkansas.  Provided vocal music and choral curriculum to students utilizing varying approaches to learning and assessments in the context of different activities to enhance development skills. Focused on performing, theory, composing/improvising and reading /writing music. 
Mass Choir Director – Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Kissimmee, Florida. 
Director, Children’s Ministry/Choir, Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Cordova Tennessee. 
Mission Choir Director, King Baptist Church, Denver, Colorado. 
Fleming Family Reunion Choir – Forrest City, Arkansas.