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To pursue my passion for instructional technology by obtaining a position as a Digital Integration Specialist in Washington County Public Schools


Jan 2014Present

Administrator I Course Sequence

McDaniel College
Aug 2006May 2010

Master of Education

Wilson College
Jul 2006Aug 2006

Endless Mountains National Writing Project

Mansfield University 

A program designed to develop teacher leaders through professional development in the areas of writing and literacy

Jun 2001May 2003

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education; Reading Minor

Shippensburg University

Work experience

Jul 2012Present

Elementary Lead Teacher

Smithsburg Elementary School/WCPS
  • SME Digital Leader (2012-current)
    • Coordinated and led after school professional learning opportunities
      • Facilitated professional development to support the Essential Curriculum through lesson development, instructional best practice, and technology integration
      • Facilitated and coordinated "Wired Wednesday" professional development
      • Planned and designed personalized learning opportunities
      • Built and promoted the leadership capacity of staff members through co-faciliation, PLC, coaching, and feedback
    • Facilitated collaboration between WCPS staff and Aerohive technicians to problem-solve and maximize the network performance at Smithsburg Elementary
    • Instructional Technology Team Member
    • Maintained digital interactive professional development calendar
      • Plan and develop professional development opportunities to build staff capacity for digital integration
      • Develop video resources to support staff exploration and growth
      • Develop resources to support exploration and growth 
    • Maintained school based device management (Meraki, JAMF)
    • Provided parent professional learning opportunities
      • ParentVue training
      • Smithsburg Elementary Parent University ~ Digital Platform
  • School Testing Coordinator (2012-current)
  • Digital Learning Lead Teacher Cohort (2016)
    • Planned  and facilitated Lead Teacher professional development
    • Planned and facilitated Leadership professional development
  • Digital Learning High School Teacher Advisory Committee (2015-2016)
    • Acting Team Leader (2016)
    • Digital Learning Plan High School Showcase
    • Board of Education Work Session ~ Digital Learning Plan Presentation
    • Parent University Presentation
  • Frostburg University Site Coordinators (2015-2016)
    • Supported the professional growth of student interns through goal setting, coaching, feedback, informal observations, and professional development
  • SIT Member (2012-2016), SIT Facilitator (2015-2016)
  • 1:1 Summer School Coordinator (2015)
    • Planned, organized, and facilitated the distribution and utilization  iPads
    • Organized and facilitated the iPad take home summer school program to advance learning beyond the classroom
    • Partnered with vendors to provide digital resources for students and teachers  
Jul 2008Jun 2012

Mathematics Teacher; Grade 6

Smithsburg Middle School/WCPS
  • Technology Committee (2009-2012)
    • Planned, organized, and implemented differentiated technology professional learning opportunities for staff in collaboration with the principal
    • Facilitated tiered professional development
  • Edline Electronic Gradebook (2010-2012)
    • Participated in the Edline Pilot (2010)
    • Planned, organized, and implemented differentiated professional learning opportunities for staff in collaboration with the principal and administrative intern
    • Facilitated parent learning opportunities throughout the year
  • Mathematics Department Leader (2011-2012)
    • planned, organized, and implemented technology professional learning opportunities to support and enhance mathematics instruction
  • Instructional Technology Leadership Cohort (2010-2011)
    • Facilitated professional development to the ITLC 
  • NMSA Baltimore Co-presenter  (2010)
  • County Level Interwrite Training Co-Facilitator (2009-2010)
  • Technology Integration Internship (2009-2010)
    • Interwrite Professional Development
  • Team Leader (2009-2011)
  • SIT Member (2009-2011)
Aug 2006Jun 2008

Elementary Teacher; 5th Grade & 4th Grade Science

Cascade Elementary School/WCPS
  • Technology Committee
  • Interactive Whiteboard Pilot (2007-2008)
  • Team Leader (2006-2008)
  • SIT Member (2006-2008)
Aug 2003Jun 2005

Elementary Teacher; 3rd Grade

Twin Ridge Elementary School/FCPS
  • Team Leader (2004-2005)
  • Social Studies Teacher Advisory Committee (2004-2005)