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To support teachers and schools in the of design innovative and transformational learning experiences 


My family  and I relocated to Chicago, Illinois in June of 2016 after living abroad the last 10 years in London, Dubai, Warwick, U.K. and Amsterdam.   I have an extensive background working internationally as a Technology Integration Coach, a Director of Digital Learning at several international schools and as an Educational Technology Consultant across Europe and the Middle East.  Currently I am working in River Forest School District as a their technology integration specialist. 

Work experience

August 2016Present

Instructional Technology Specialist

River Forest School District 90

River Forest, Illinois

  • update the current vision of teaching and learning in D90 through a newly formed technology committee
  • provide embedded professional development for staff in their iPad 1:1 classroom setting
  • review current technology platforms and technology systems 
  • Implement a co-teaching model with all teaching staff
  • Review current Project Lead the Way STEM curriculum and implement other resources such as Bee-bots, Kodable,  Spheros, Little Bits, Scratch Jr., Swift Playgrounds 
  • Design and deliver a whole district professional development on "Apple Teacher"
  • Work collaborative with STEM teacher and Special Ed Dept. on Adapted STEM program
Jul 2013June 2016

Digital Learning Consultant and Trainer

Independent Consultant/Trainer

London, UK

  • conducted training and deployed various ed tech platforms in schools across Europe: including Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium and The Netherlands
  • led projects and training with 6 London area schools to develop and support the rollout of Google Apps for Education,iPad 1:1 and other online applications
  • supported and trained a cohort of European teachers in a Chromebook 1:1 pilot 
  • collaborated with Google and Apple providing feedback on new product development as well as delivering employee training on the pedagogical uses of their platforms
  • presented at educational conferences across Europe: Google Apps For Education Summits by Ed Tech Team, Practical Pedagogies Conference Toulouse France, Bett Conference London
  • published educational course on the ADE Public iTunes U Site: Project Juice Bar
Jul 2013Present

Digital Learning Leader

Halcyon London International School

London, UK

  • developed and deployed an entire digital learning landscape for a new school start up including iPad 1:1, Google Apps for Education Domain and iTunes U  Online Course Delivery while serving as a member of the school leadership and development team
  • conducted regular trainings and workshops on the creation of iTunes U courses, content creation iPad apps, student-teacher workflow solutions, ISTE Standards, making thinking visible, design thinking 
  • created  foundational relationship between the school and various educational companies such as Apple Education and Google Apps for Education, elevating the school profile and establishing the school as a Google Reference School
  • piloted various educational applications and cutting edge ideas such as " the flipped classroom"
  • implemented and deployed "new ways of working" in the areas of  online collaboration, communication, and sharing between students, parents, teachers, and administrators
Aug 2010Aug 2013

Technology Integration Coach

The American School of Dubai

Dubai, UAE

  • launched and managed a pilot of 1:1 iPod touches and 1:1 iPads within the elementary school which led to full rollout across the elementary school in subsequent years
  • developed and trained staff  on various platforms and pedagogy: Haiku LMS, GAFE, SAMR and TPACK Model
  • planned and delivered the first Google for Education Summit in the Middle East Region
  • presented at the Middle East ISTE conference two consecutive years and at the IIR Middle East Education Conference 
  • coached and mentored teachers to reach their goals in the area of technology integration in order to enhance the student learning experience




Apple Distinguished Educator  2013

Apple Inc.

Raspberry Pi Certified Educator

Raspberry Pi  Inc.

Apple Education Trainer

Apple Inc.

Google Certified Innovator

Google Inc.

Authorized Google Education Trainer

Google Inc.

U.S. Teaching Certificates K-8 Self Contained All Subjects

States of Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota
Jan 2015Present

I.B. Design: Implementing the MYP Curriculum (Category 1) Training


Vienna, Austria

Jun 2015

Leadership and Design Training (Critical Conversations)


The American School of London Summer Learning Institute

London, U.K.

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