The Curriculum Vitae of:
Mr. Courtney Carson Gober
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Lincoln High School                                            Diploma with honors, June 1996.

Morehouse College                                             Bachelor of Arts degree, May 2000.
                                                                           Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
                                                                           Major: History; Minor: Sociology.

University of Michigan                                         Candidate for Master's degree in secondary
                                                                           education. Expected graduation date: June

Courses to be completed by June 2001:
Educational Foundations, Special Education, Educational Technology, Social Studies Methods, Urban Planning (GIS), Educational Psychology, Literacy, Educational Research, Field Experience (Student Teaching).

Work Experience

Student Teacher, Renaissance High School (Detroit Public Schools), Detroit, MI. Duties: Observed and assisted social studies department chair with: scheduling, conferences with parents and students, creating unit/lesson plans, grading papers, created and maintained grading programs, and teaching Basic Law; AP Government; and African American History.
                                                                                                      August 2000-Present

Research Assistant, Atlanta Urban League Project, Atlanta, GA. Duties: To assist Dr. Alton Hornsby, Jr. with his ongoing research of the Atlanta Urban League to produce a written history of the Atlanta chapter.                                                                    May 1999-June 2000

Office Manager, Journal of Negro History, Atlanta, GA. Duties: Schedule and direct activities of 4 interns, manuscript evaluation, and publish correspondence.
                                                                                                     January 1999-June 2000
Student Intern, Journal of Negro History, Atlanta, GA. Duties: File management, type-setting, customer correspondence, and proofreading manuscripts.
                                                                                                     August 1998-December 1998

Physical Education Student Teacher, The Atlanta School, Inc., Atlanta, GA. Duties: Developed and facilitated a balanced physical education curriculum for grades K-6.
                                                                                                    September 1997-May 1998

Track Coach, Fulton County Parks and Recreation, College Park, GA: Duties: Trained and developed skills related to track and field for 50 children ages 4-15 with the assistance of three assistant coaches and parents.                                                      Summer 1997

Youth Department Director, Woods Memorial Baptist Church, College Park, GA. Duties: Directed activities of 10 staff members and 150+ children ages 5-16. Coordinated seasonal programs, oversaw Biblical curriculum and increased financial support.
                                                                                                   February 1997-February 1998


Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society – Inducted May 2000
Member, Golden Key National Honor Society – Inducted December 1999
Member, Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society – Inducted April 1999
Honor Roll, Dean’s List, 1996-2000


Michigan Department of Education: Teaching Certification for secondary history, sociology and social studies, 2000.


Mentor, Ann Arbor Housing Authority (Ann Arbor, MI). Summer 2000
Chief of Staff, Morehouse College Student Government Association, 1999-2000
President, History Majors Club 1998-2000
History Tutor, Morehouse College Ctr. for Academic Support & Enhancement, 1997-00
Facilitator/Trainer, FIPSE - Emotional Intelligence Research Project, 1998-2000
Co-Director, Rites of Passage (Atlanta Public Schools), Jan. 1999-2000
Lead Scholar, Benjamin Elijah Mays Teacher Scholar Program, 1996-1999
Mentor, Walden Middle School (Atlanta Public Schools), 1996-97, 1998-99
Coach, Basketball, 4th and 6th grades (Lincoln Cons. Schools, Ypsilanti, MI) 1995, 1996


Rackham Fellowship, (Scholarship+Stipend) University of Michigan, 2000-2001
Best Man of Affairs, Morehouse College History Department, 1999, 2000
Most Loyal, Morehouse College History Department, 1998, 1999, 2000
Outstanding Leadership Award, Ben E. Mays Teacher Scholars, 1998, 1999
Outstanding Mentor Award, Ben E. Mays Teacher Scholars, 1997, 1998, 1999
Leadership Award, Woods Memorial Baptist Church (College Park, GA), 1997
Tuition Scholarship, Morehouse College, 1997-2000

Professional Conferences/Workshops

Member, Association for the Study of African American Life and History(ASALH),
1998, 1999, 2000
Participant, Center for Urban Excellence in Education (CUEE), 1998, 1999, 2000
Participant, Southern Conference of African American Studies(SCAASI), 1999, 2000
Attendee, Georgia Association of Historians (GAH), 1999, 2000
Fellow, Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT), 1999
Attendee, Association for Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc. (ASBS), 2000
Fellow, Peachtree Urban Writing Project, 1997

Scholarly Presentations

Southern Conference of African American Studies, Inc. (SCAASI), Little Rock, AR 2000
"Science and Medicine: The African and African-American Experience From 1619
            to 1865"
Center for Urban Excellence in Education (CUEE), Atlanta, GA 1998 – "Service Learning"
Benjamin E. Mays Teacher Scholar Program, Atlanta, GA 1997 – "Effective Mentoring"


Solstice: An Electronic Journal of Geography and Mathematics, Volume 11:2 (Winter 2000).  "Animaps, Again."  Construction of animated maps to illustrate (theoritically) migrations of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans by using 1990 U.S. Census population data as a surrogate variable.
Journal of Negro History, Volume 84:1,2,3 (1999). "Book Notes." A plethora of notes on various books relating to African American and African history.

Other Experience

Clerk, Bank of America OCR Lock Box, Atlanta, GA. Duties: Processed Internal
Revenue Service tax information.                                     March 1997-August 1997

Furnished upon request.