My Mission Statement and Resume

Allen Watson is a self-published author dedicated to creating quality content for his readers. He has experience in politics, education, law enforcement, and emergency medicine and is an avid fan of great literature. He hopes to use his experiences and passions to write works that will engage a global audience and allow them to explore new worlds and ideas. Allen wants his work to inspire readers to become creators and allow their imaginations to run wild.

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Allen Watson

E-MAIL – allenwatson23@gmail.com 

EDUCATION

Coastal Carolina University, August 2011

Social Studies Secondary Education – M.A.T. 

GPA – 4.0

Coastal Carolina University, December 2008

Political Science and International Studies – B.A.

Cum Laude

Florence Darlington Technical College, July 2011

South Carolina State Constable – Commission

Coastal Advanced Pre-Hospital Training Center, December 2006

Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate – Certification

Horry Georgetown Technical College, May 2004

Emergency Medical Technician Basic – Certification

CERTIFICATIONS and ENDORSEMENTS

Advanced Placement Human Geography Certification – July 2012

South Carolina Gifted and Talented Endorsement – December 2011

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES and CONFERENCES

Awesome Strategies for Teaching Social Studies” South Carolina Council for the Social Studies, Hyatt Regency, Greenville, South Carolina – October 2012

Korea: The Unfinished War” South Carolina Council for the Social Studies, Hyatt Regency, Greenville, South Carolina – October 2011

“Oil in the Soil” Coastal Carolina University Graduate Assistant Research, book by Dr. Pamela Martin – 2010

“Keeping up with the Joneses: Professionalization and Competition in State Institutions” Coastal Carolina University Graduate Assistant Research, working paper in conjunction with Dr. Holley Tankersley – 2010

“Culture Clashes in a Globalized and Potentially Dangerous World” South Carolina Council for the Social Studies, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – October 2010

Adapting to the High Context Style of Negotiation” South Carolina Political Science Association Annual Conference, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina – March 2008

“A Guide to Starting a High School Model United Nations” in conjunction with Winthrop University’s Model United Nations Conference, Rock Hill, South Carolina – April 2008

HONORS

Graduated Cum Laude – Coastal Carolina University – 2008

Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Rho Chapter

Political Science Honor Society – Coastal Carolina University

Phi Sigma Tau, South Carolina Beta Chapter

Philosophy Honor Society – Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University President’s List – Fall 2006

Coastal Carolina University Dean’s List – Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009

ACTIVITIES

Model United Nations Competition Team – 2007-2011, Team Coach

President (Dec 2007 – December 2008) – Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Rho Chapter

Political Science Honor Society – Coastal Carolina University

President (Sept 2008 – December 2008) – Phi Sigma Tau, South Carolina Beta Chapter

Philosophy Honor Society – Coastal Carolina University

Model United States House of Representatives – May 2007, Washington, D.C.

Coastal Carolina University Representative

Head Delegate – Model United Nations, Coastal Carolina University Delegation

Senior Delegate – South Carolina Student Legislature, Coastal Carolina University Delegation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Evans Correctional Institution, December 2013 – June 2017

Adult Education Teacher – December 2013 – June 2017

GED and WorkKeys Classes

The Academy for the Arts, Science, and Technology, August 2011 – December 2012

S.T.E.M. Teacher – August 2011 – December 2012

AP Human Geography and Global Studies II

South Carolina Geographic Alliance, June 2012

Teacher Consultant – June 2012

Waccamaw High School, January 2011 – April 1011

Teaching Internship – January 2011 – April 2011

US History and Global Studies II

Coastal Carolina University, August 2010 – December 2010

Graduate Research Assistant – August 2010 – December 2010

Independent research and teaching activities

National Amusements, February 2006 – October 2012

Operator – March 2006 – present

Surfside Beach Rescue Squad, September 2003 – June 2010

Assistant Chief – December 2005 – September 2008

Board Member – June 2004 – June 2005, October 2008 – October 2009

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