Jeremy Coleman Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Guitar Teacher, General Music Teacher 2014-Present

  • Assess the needs of students with visual impairments and deliver adaptive solutions to solve them
  • Provide students with clear and enriching musical experiences
  • Develop periodic student assessment plans
  • Collect data to analyze student behavior and maintain a positive classroom environment
  • Direct students and organize logistics for music programs and performances
  • Coordinate the planning of classroom budget, student accommodations, and instrument purchasing
  • Organize school trips to cultural institutions, including theatres and concert halls

AUSTIN CLASSICAL GUITAR

Inclusion Specialist / Music Curriculum Developer 2010 – 2020

  • Developed and planned students’ online curriculum
  • Instructed students in guitar playing and promoted music appreciation
  • Hosted special events and seasonal music performances
  • Taught music appreciation, history, and fundamentals to guitarists and students of all levels
  • Guided students in guitar playing and music education
  • Provided  consultations for creative solutions for students with special needs

STATE OF TEXAS

Music Therapist 2010 – 2014

  • Provided recreational therapy services to people with disabilities and mental health needs
  • Collected and reported data relevant to rehabilitation goals and therapy services
  • Analyzed and administered rehabilitation therapies to ascertain the cognitive level, interests, and abilities
  • Performed behavior management objectives in accordance with the rehabilitation plans
  • Assisted in the planning, scheduling, implementation, and evaluations of social, emotional, recreational, vocational, and related rehabilitation programs

VETERANS HOME OF YOUNTVILLE CALIFORNIA

Music Therapist  2009

  • Coordinated quality assurance and logistics for recreation outings for clients
  • Music Therapist in charge of client assessment, data collection, and applied services
  • Performed other related work as assigned

PRIVATE MUSIC STUDIO

Guitar Teacher 2004-2006

  • Oversaw the daily operations of the music studio
  • Responsible for recruitment, advertising, delivering services, and invoicing clients
  • Operated and maintained technical studio equipment
  • Coordinated all business operations and client relations

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS

Non-Commissioned Officer 1996-2000

  • Served as Embarkation Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of deployment logistics: troops, ammunition/explosives, weapons, transportation, food/water, and personal infantry
  • Honorably discharged after four years of service in the Marine Corps

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Coleman, J. M. (2016) – Classroom Guitar and Students with Visual Impairments: A Positive Approach to Music Learning and Artistry. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110(1), 63-68
  • Coleman, J. M. (2017) – The Use of Music to Promote Purposeful Movement in Children with Visual Impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 111(1), 73-77
  • Kahler, E., Coleman J.M., Molloy-Daugherty, D., (2017) – Examining the Music Programs at State Residential Schools for the Blind, submitted to the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 2017

EDUCATION

Texas Tech University, 2015-2018

Master of Education, Concentration in Visual Impairment

The University of Texas at Austin, 2011-2013

Master of Music, Music and Human Learning

Sam Houston State University, 2007-2009

Music Therapy Certification

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2002-2006

Bachelor of Music, Classical Guitar Performance