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Monique Cleveland

Instructional Designer 

 Instructional designer with over 11 years of diverse experience, blending artistry and education to revolutionize learning. Expert in leveraging tools like Storyline, Illustrator, and AdobeXD, alongside a deep understanding of collaboration platforms such as Google Suites to create engaging and impactful instructional materials. A proven track record in fostering creativity and continuous learning, aiming to integrate cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to enhance the educational landscape.


  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC — Bachelor of Art & Design   

  • East Carolina University, Greenville, NC — Art Education K-12 

  • Google UX Certification

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) M.ED. Pursuing

    • Learning Design & Technology 

      • Concentration: Training & Development 


NC Department of Public Instruction | Raleigh, NC ​

Standards Writing Team Visual Arts July 2023- Present

  • Analyze data from teachers, leaders, and the school board on the current state standards and resources.

  • Identify emerging trends and advancements in visual arts education, proposing innovative strategies and initiatives to enhance the curriculum and provide students with a competitive edge in the creative industry.

  • Collaborate and design a new and improved set of objectives with modern recommendations and alignment to other NC core curricula and additional art disciplines such as theatre, dance, and music.

  • Implement new initiatives with NC visual arts staff and students over a multi-year plan.

  •  Evaluate feedback from teachers on objectives and alignment of goals.


Wake County Public School System | Raleigh, NC 

Visual Arts Instructor August 2012 - Present

  • Conduct needs assessments to identify the learning objectives and requirements of art education programs.

  • Analyze the abilities, interests, and learning styles of students to tailor instruction to their needs.

  • Evaluate existing art curriculum and instructional materials to determine areas for revision.

  • Develop comprehensive instructional plans aligned with educational standards and objectives.

  • Design engaging and creative art lessons and activities that cater to diverse student populations.

  • Create assessments, including performance tasks, quizzes, and projects, to measure student learning outcomes effectively.

  • Develop instructional materials, including visual aids, demonstrations, and multimedia resources, to support art instruction.

  • Create a conducive learning environment by arranging and maintaining art supplies and equipment.

  • Deliver engaging art lessons using a variety of instructional strategies to promote active learning and student engagement.

  • Provide constructive feedback and support to students to facilitate their artistic growth and development.



  • Articulate Storyline

  • Adobe Captivate 

  • Adobe Photoshop| Illustrator

  • Adobe XD

  • Figma

  • Google Suites

  • Microsft Office

  • Canva



  • The Design Network Feature “Commissioned”- A Fusion in Floral 

  • Diane Kent Parker - First-Year Teacher of the Year 

  • 3rd Place NC State Fair Painting and Photography



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