BETH'S RESUME

ELIZABETH E. CULLEN

19 Bayside Ave, Newport, RI 02840

401.848.2945

bethcullen02840@gmail.com

EDUCATION

  • University of Rhode Island, B.A. English; Marketing concentration

  • North Kingstown High School

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Kaput Center for Research & Innovation in STEM Education, UMass Dartmouth:

    • Executive Board Member

  • Rhode Island STEAM Academy: Director/Co-Founder

    • 2012-present:  K-8, STEAM advocacy organization 

    • Community outreach, government affairs, media relations

  • Copernicus STEAM Learning Lab: media relations/community outreach

    • 2017-2019: K-12, STEAM practitioners providing coding, cybersecurity, training to RI public and private school teachers

  • Locke-Ober Cafe, Boston, MA: event sales/private club manager

  • Metrobase Cable Advertising, Utica, NY: regional sales manager

  • Public school permanent substitute teacher, Oneida County, NY

  • Romagnoli's Table, Boston, MA: manager

  • Neiman Marcus, Boston, MA: cafe manager

  • Clarke Cooke House, Newport, RI: manager

  • North Kingstown Public Library: Children's Department Assistant

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Newport Public Education Foundation: VP,  development and grant committee

  • Newport Public Schools, strategic planning committee member 

  • Point Association, Newport: past president 2010-15, former Green Light editor

  • Nextdoor Newport Neighborhoods: co-founder, organizer 2012

  • Newport PTO member:

    • Cluny School, Cranston-Calvert, Thompson Middle, All Saints STEAM Academy: 

  • Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project: marketing & public relations

  • City of Newport, Personnel Appeals Board: chair

  • Coalition of Newport Grassroots Organizations (CONGO):  member, directory editor

  • League of Women Voters: event chair

  • Friends of Van Zandt Pier, co-founder

  • Tall Ships 2000: events committee 

INTERESTS

  • Civic Engagement, Writing, Promoting Benefits of STEAM Education, Connecting People, Building Sense of Place with Children, Storytelling, Gardening, Genealogy, Cultural Heritage & Historic Preservation, Championing Education Excellence, Cats, Hikes with my Mac and Mike