Master of Arts, Middlebury College
Jenny Puckett is a lecturer in Spanish at her alma mater, Wake Forest. Her primary teaching interests are Spanish language, grammar, and composition. She is or has been faculty advisor to several student organizations. After graduation from Wake Forest, she received the Master of Arts degree from Middlebury College. She has spent many years working with the College Board as a leader in the grading of the Advanced Placement Spanish Language examination. Her research interest is the history of Wake Forest, and she is currently working on a biography of Harold W. Tribble, 10th president of the university. In her free time, she interviews members of the Wake Forest community, in particular, those who lived through or were involved in the removal program (1946-1956) which brought the school from the town of Wake Forest to Winston-Salem.
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, Middlebury, Vermont, August, l973
Master of Arts in Spanish
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, June 1971
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Cum Laude
WORK EXPERIENCE1995- PRESENT: Lecturer, Wake Forest University. Teach classes which include Spanish 111, Spanish 112, Spanish 113, Spanish 153, Spanish 154, Spanish 213, Spanish 220, and Spanish 319.
1989-1993: Instructor of Spanish, Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC. Taught classes which included all levels of Spanish language.
1976-1987: Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Winston-Salem, NC. Taught Advanced Placement Spanish Language, Advanced Placement Spanish Literature, and taught Spanish in the Gifted and Talented program in several elementary schools. Served as a Mentor Teacher.
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE2004-2009: Served as Question Leader for Educational Testing Service, Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam. Train and supervise approximately 600 table leaders and readers of the essay portion of the exam
2006: Rubrics Research Project, Educational Testing Service, Advanced Placement Spanish Language: produced new grading rubrics for expanded Advanced Placement examination (new for 2007)
1999- 2003: Cincinnati, Ohio, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, and Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. Served as Table Leader for Educational Testing Service, Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam. Participated in the establishment of grading standards for the composition portion of the AP Spanish Language Exam; also trained and supervised Readers of the exam.
1998-99: Served as a Reader of the Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam, Trinity University and Clemson University.
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES2009- Faculty adviser to Student Union: Presidential Ball Planning Committee
2009 (April) Selected by Student Union to present Last Lecture
2008 (October) Selected to give speech at dedication of Deacon Statue at BB & T Field
2006- Present Member of the Advisory Committee for the Traditions Council; recorded audio portion of interactive History of Wake Forest exhibit; serve as judge for homecoming banners; assist in planning annual Trek to Wake Forest; assist with special projects
2006- 2010: Faculty Advisor/ Faculty Secretary for Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society
2004- Present: Faculty Advisor/ Scholarship Advisor for Chi Omega Sorority
PUBLICATIONSJuly 2011- Fit for Battle: The Story of Wake Forest’s Harold W. Tribble. Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse
AWARDSDecember 2009 – present: Recipient of the William T. Archie grant
September, 2009: Trident Professor for 2009-2010, presented by Delta Delta Delta Sorority, for contributions to the school, students, and the Wake Forest chapter of Delta Delta Delta
February, 2008: Kulynych Family Omicron Delta Kappa Award, for contributions to student life, presented by
Omicron Delta Kappa
Fall, 2007: Sorority Faculty Advisor of the Year, presented by the Panhellenic Council of Wake Forest University
Fall, 2006: Excellence in Teaching Award, presented by the Student Government of Wake Forest University
Fall, 2006: Sorority Faculty Advisor of the Year, presented by the Panhellenic Council of Wake Forest University
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES2010: Member of Alumni Planning Committee for Reunion Class of 1971
2001- 2006: Member of the Choral Union, First Presbyterian Church, Winston-Salem, NC1999- PRESENT: Founder and member of The Book Club
1994-2001: Volunteer for the Crosby Charity Golf Tournament, Bermuda Run, NC