Darris P. DeRemer
Penns Valley High School
4545 Penns Valley Road
Spring Mills, PA 16875
(814) 422-2003 ext. 3118
To be a collaborator, teacher, and advocate for the band and music program. To instill a love of music to all students. To encourage students and teachers to make cross curricular connections between music and other academic areas.
Areas of Expertise
Collaboration with teachers, students and staff; creating and teaching lessons for students in grades K-12; Technology instruction and integration; Apple Apps; Google Apps and Classroom; Music instruction K-12 general, band, chorus, and orchestra.
Wyalusing Valley High School
Wyalusing, PA 18853
Bachelor of Music in Education (K-12)
Mansfield, PA 16933
Masters of Education in School Library and Information Technologies
Mansfield, PA 16933
Additional courses taken at the following institutions:
Rock Island, IL 61201
Lebanon Valley College
Annville, PA 17003
Teaching Certification Music K-12 in Pennsylvania
Library Science Certification K-12
Professional Work Experiences
Elementary General Music Teacher (K-4), Elementary Chorus (5/6), Enrichment (5/6):
Employed by Penns Valley Area School District, Spring Mills, PA, August 2008- June 2011
- Instructed 500 students in general music.
- Instructed 100 students in elementary chorus.
- Created and instructed 10 students during enrichment.
General Music Teacher (5-7), Guitar Teacher (7-12), Instrument Lessons (5-8), Band Director, Marching Band Director, and Jazz Band Director (7-12), Musical Director (7-12):
Employed by Penns Valley Area School District, Spring Mills, PA, June 2011- Present
- Instructs students in general music.
- Instructs students in guitar pedagogy.
- Instructs students in small group and one on one band lessons.
- Instructs students in band ensembles.
- Instructs students in the spring musical
Proficient using Mac and PC computers
Keynote, Numbers, and Pages
Microsoft Office Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
Google Apps and Classroom
Deans List at Mansfield University
National Honor Society
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Member (June 2008)
National Association for Music Education (September 2004)
American Choral Directors Association (September 2004)
American Association of School Librarians (September 2012)