Quentin S. Washington, Teacher Trustee Candidate

Email: qstuart79@yahoo.com | 773-562-1538
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Quentin S. Washington

Educator, Conductor, Pianist, Organist, Vocalist 

Competent and qualified individual seeking an opportunity to exercise the God-given musical abilities and gifts bestowed upon me to uplift the community with music and the arts 

Key Skills

  • Conductor/Educator: Choral conductor with perfect pitch ability; ability to repair vocal problems; solid vocal pedagogy; choral decorum, vocal coach; Hold a valid State of Illinois Type 10 Special Certification in K-12 Music   
  • Musician: Over 25 years of experience as a Pianist/Organist, capable of reading musical notation  
  • Vocalist: Over 30 years of experience as a vocalist both ministerial and professional; vocal coach 

Education

  • VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, IL  - Master of Music Education, Degree Earned 12/2008 
  • Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK - Master of Education, Degree Earned 08/2002 
  • Langston University, Langston, OK - Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Degree Earned 05/2001 

Occupational Experience

Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), Chicago, IL  Trustee    03/2019-Present 

  • Currently serve as a Trustee for the union 
  • Currently serve as Teacher Delegate for Sadlowski Elementary School 
  • Previously served as Elementary Functional Vice President 

Edward Sadlowski Elementary School (CPS), Chicago, IL Music Teacher    08/2016 – Present 

  • Provide general music instruction to students in grades Pre-K through 8 
  • Coordinate Assemblies and other special school programs and celebrations 
  • Member of the Instructional Leadership Team 

Carter Temple CME Church, Chicago, IL  Musician/Director    01/2017 – Present 

  • Provide vocal leadership to the Women’s Chorus and Praise Team  
  • Provide musical accompaniment for other music ministries  
  • Served as Interim Minister of Music 

Henry H. Nash Elementary School (CPS), Chicago, IL Music Teacher   08/2015 – 08/2016 

  • Provide general music instruction to students in grades Pre-K through 8 
  • Coordinate Assemblies and other school programs 
  • Assisted with coordinating 8th Grade Commencement Exercises 

Alex Haley Fine Arts Academy (CPS), Chicago, IL  Music Teacher    08/2013 – 08/2015 

  • Provide general music instruction to students in grades Pre-K through 8 
  • Development of a Choral Music Program 
  • Coordinate Assemblies and other school Programming 
  • 8th Grade Commencement Exercises Coordinator 
  • Serve on the Arts Council for Interdisciplinary Curriculum 

John P. Altgeld Elementary School (CPS), Chicago, IL Music Teacher    02/2009 – 06/2013 

  • Provided general music instruction to students in grades Pre-K through 8 
  • Served on Professional Learning Committee Leadership Team 
  • Served as the Fall and Winter Intercession Academy Coordinator 

Progressive Baptist Church, Chicago, IL  Minister of Music and Arts Ministry    01/2006-06/2012 

  • Provided musical and spiritual leadership for the various ensembles of the church 
  • Managed a staff of 15, and a ministry of 100 plus congregants, which included the Liturgical Dance Ministry, the Sound Ministry, Male Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Praise Team, Young Adult Chorale, Sanctuary Choir & Mass Choir 
  • Managed the ministry budget and special programming events 

Ashburn Elementary School (CPS), Chicago, IL Music/Drama Teacher   08/2008 – 06/2009 

  • Provided drama instruction to students grades K through 8 
  • Developed a Boy’s Chorus and a Girl’s Chorus 
  • Coordinator for School Assemblies 
  • Created a drama club which produced the Spring Theatre Production 
  • Assist with coordinating the 8th Grade Commencement Exercises 

Martha Ruggles Elementary School (CPS), Chicago, IL Music Teacher   09/2004 – 06/2008 

  • Provided general music instruction to students grades Pre-K through 8 
  • Developed a student Choir and Band Program 
  • Maintained the Color Guard Squad 
  • Coordinator for School Assemblies 
  • Coordinator for 8th Grade Commencement Exercises 
  • Composed the School Song 

Grandville T. Woods Elementary School (CPS), Chicago, IL Music Teacher    01/2004 – 06/2005 

  • Provided general music instruction to students grades Pre-K through 8 
  • Developed a Drum Line and Color Guard Squad 
  • Coordinator for School Assemblies 

Edward H. White Elementary School (CPS), Chicago, IL  Music Teacher    09/2003 – 06/2004 

  • Provided General Music Instruction to students grades K through 8 
  • Maintained the Band Program  
  • Coordinator for School Assemblies 

Ronald H. Brown Academy (CPS), Chicago, IL Music Teacher   09/2002 – 12/2003 

  • Provided general music instruction to students grades Pre-K through 8 
  • Coordinator for School Assemblies and Special Programs 
  • Assisted with Commencement Exercises 

Millwood Public Schools, Oklahoma City, OK Substitute Teacher  09/2001 – 05/2002 

  • Worked as Interim Music teacher in the middle school and high school 
  • Worked as a substitute teacher in the middle school and high school 

Awards, Recognitions and Affiliations

  • Founder of Stuart Quinn Realty, LLC 
  • Member of Chicago Teachers Union Executive Board 
  • Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. 
  • Member of the National Association of Realtors 

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