Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

Vice Principal

Tweedsmuir P.S.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with Administrative partner and school improvement team on the development of the School Improvement Plan (SIP)
  • Collaborating with Administrative partner on Professional Development activities at monthly staff meetings
  • Collaborating with School Council to promote the engagement of families and the community in education
  • Supporting Teachers with the implementation of Balanced Literacy and Numeracy
  • Preparing Classroom Profile reports from RISA and SKOPUS for Teachers
  • Conducting Curriculum Walkthroughs based on input and discussion from staff
  • Conducting Teacher Performance Appraisals
Feb 2004 - Jun 2009

Learning Technologies Coordinator

Thames Valley DSB

Specific responsibilities included:

  • Develop, promote and facilitate professional development for all teaching and support staff on the effective integration of technology in the classroom
  • Supporting schools in the development of ICT Plans and long term strategic goals for technology integration
  • K-6 Literacy team member, responsible for assisting in the development and delivery of professional development workshops to support System and School Improvement Goals in reading and writing
  • Team lead on Skopus (data warehouse), Trillium Web Elementary Achievement, and district Website Selection Committee
  • Co-chair of district Website Implementation Project
  • Team member on system Assessment & Evaluation Committee, district Website Committee, School Improvement Project Committee, Software Approval Committee and Improving Instructional Intelligence Regional Team

Other program and system involvement:

  • Team lead on Student Voices Forum on Technology
  • Team lead on TVDSB SMART Board Users Conference
  • Team lead on Learning Object Repository development
  • Team lead on NETS writing project
  • Team member on various system tender and RFP committees such as computer equipment and district Website 
Sep 1997 - Feb 2004

Classroom Teacher

St. George's Public School

Specific responsibilities included:

  • Grades taught - 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
  • Co-Curricular activities included coaching basketball, volleyball, cross country and track and field
  • PRIME Math Training and Implementation
  • DRA Training and Implementation
  • First Steps Reading Training and Implementation
  • Instructional Intelligence Training and Implementation
  • EQAO Provincial Test Administration
  • Best Practices in Primary Mathematics – team member
  • Computer Support Teacher
  • Information Technology Trainer (System Level)
  • Integrated developmentally challenged students into classroom activities 
Sep 1997 - Jun 1998

Teacher

Northdale Public School

Specific responsibilities included:

  • Kindergarten instruction
  • First Steps Oral Language Training and Implementation
  • Computer Support Teacher
  • Information Technology Trainer (System Level) 

Education

Education
Nov 2012 - Present

Master of International Education

Charles Sturt University
Sep 1996 - Jun 1997

Bachelor of Education

University of Windsor
Sep 1990 - Jun 1994

Bachelor of Human Kinetics

University of Windsor

Additional Qualifications

Principal's Qualifications Program - Part 1

Principal's Qualifications Program - Part 2

Computers in the Classroom Specialist

Honours Physical Education Specialist

Primary/Junior Division

Intermediate Division, Health and Physical Education

Effective Facilitator Training

SMART Certified Trainer

References

References

Susan Bruyns

Sylvie Blais

Laura Elliott