Sep 13, 2023

Landon H Boone

  • Director of Religious Education/ Faith Formation
  • Memphis, TN, USA
Full time Education: Middle/High School Entry Level Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Young Adult Religious Education Social Work

Personal Summary

Director of Religious Education for parochial school and military veteran with a passion for catechesis and education. Organized, maintained, and administered religious education curriculums and programs in both parish and school settings. Completed a bachelor's degree with honors in cultural anthropology, and graduated in the top 5% of the university. Conducted and published social and behavioral research in diverse populations and settings. Receiving master's degree in catechesis and evangelization from a distinguished Catholic university.

Work Experience

Director of Religious Education
Oct 2018 - Sep 2023 Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Managed K-8 parish religious education program (PRE) for church and school.


Prepared curriculum calendars, purchased books, and materials needed for PRE.


Adapted classroom plans to support needs of children with special learning
requirements.


Kept program children safe and secure at all times with proactive monitoring
strategies and updated VIRTUS training and background checks for staff.


Sourced and prepared lesson plans based on requirements for sacramental
preparation.


Designed and taught courses in continuing adult faith formation for parish.


Maintained rapport and good communication with families of students regarding
formation goals.


Assisted in and taught RCIA and RCIC classes for those who expressed interest in
converting to Catholicism.


Organized First Communion, Confirmation, and other special liturgical events for
parish and school.


Acted as point of contact and custodian of sacramental records by maintaining and
annotating sacramental registries and Parish Data Systems.


Organized and administered altar server training.


Coordinated and conducted youth ministry events and gatherings.


Trained and collaborated with Diocese of Memphis in implementation of
Catechetical Institute courses for parish and school.

Clerk
Jan 2017 - Jan 2018 St Paul's Book and Gift

Produced high-quality communications for internal and external use.


Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.


Provided friendly service and assistance to clients promote customer loyalty,
satisfaction and sales.

Warehouse Supervisor
Jan 2016 - Jan 2017 Grainger

Created successful work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines
and fully staff shifts.


Assisted in planning, budgeting, and quality assurance efforts for distribution.


Coordinated quality assurance meetings and decisions across multiple teams.

Benefits Associate
Jan 2014 - Jan 2016 Veterans Affairs

Processed student tuition accounts under G.I Bill claim and resolved discrepancies.


Updated student class schedules from start to finish in accurate manner.


Fostered environment which encouraged continual process improvements.


Developed team communications and information for meetings.

United States Marine
Jan 2008 - Jan 2012 U.S. Marine Corps

Sorted and routed incoming military correspondence and messages.


Gathered, logged and monitored all shipping data and classified documents
Successfully led trainings for fellow personnel.


Received and processed stock into inventory management system.


Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.


Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit
margins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts
Aug 2012 - May 2016 University of Memphis