Stephanie Bowman is an experienced educator with a focus on the humanities. After completing her BA in Music Arranging at Azusa Pacific University in 2010, she began to teach in Orange County at the Dexter Music Academy (Newport Beach), the Orange County Music Center (RSM), and as a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California; in addition, she began to teach English composition (Institute for Excellence in Writing), Intro to Literary Analysis, and Geography in the homeschool and charter school communities. A year later, she and her husband relocated to the Midwest with the USAF, where she completed her MA in Humanities: Literature at the California State University at Dominguez Hills. She is ready to start her eighth year of teaching this fall!
Education/Work 2019 Executive Certificate in Leadership from Cornell University [Expected] 2018 Finished writing the first edition of Introduction to Literary Analysis, soon to be published! 2018 Special Needs Education Certification 2017 Opened first Bowman is for Baking classes 2017 Published first edition of Survey of American Literature with her fantastic editor, Lauren Hansen. 2016 Joined the teaching staff at the Independent Learning Academy 2015 Joined the Board of Directors at Bixby Educational Events 2013 Founded Bowman Academics! 2013 Confirmed member of the Music Teacher's Association of California. Named one of the top female vocal teachers in South Orange County! 2013 Guest lecturer at Biola University: World Literature: "Archetypes in Dystopian Literature" 2013 Completed MA in Humanities: Literature at CSU Dominguez Hills 2012 Completed Summer Institute for history teachers at the National Archives in Kansas City, MO (Scholarship from Texas Instruments, Inc.) 2010 Completed teacher training program through the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) Graduated with Honors from Azusa Pacific University upon completion of BA in Music Arranging 2005 Graduated as class valedictorian from Advantage Preparatory School in Santa Clarita, CA
Additional Experience and Awards 2013 Presenter: "Social Marxism and the Creative Genius: Yvgeny Zamyatin's We and Ayn Rand's Anthem" at the Conference on Christianity and Literature Proofreader/editor: Faustin Ntamushoboro, "Transformation through the Different Other" 2012 Inducted into Pi Lambda Theta, an honors society for educators Whiteman AFB Enlisted Spouses Club Scholarship Award recipient Contributing writer for Family Labs Online Magazine and Kansas Creative Quarterly, content editor for The Humanities Forum 2010 Certification through the Institute for Excellence in Writing Completed Leadership Internship at Saddleback Church under the direction of chief of staff David Chrzan 2006-2010 Trustees' Scholarship recipient (full tuition) at Azusa Pacific University Society of Experimental Test Pilots Board Scholarship recipient