Summary

A versatile educator fuses a background in pedagogy and training with expertise in technology to support learning and operational objectives. Recognized for designing and implementing cutting-edge, web-based instruction for students and peers. With a background in science and directing research, constantly leverages data to streamline work processes and make informed, performance-based decisions.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2010 - Present

Biology Teacher

Crooms Academy of Information Technology

Award-winning STEM educator with numerous distinctions and responsibilities:

  • Co-director for the Seminole County Science Fair
  • Highest Biology EOC and AP Environmental pass rate in district
  • Designed web-based systems to manage school operations
  • Leadership role in adoption and training for a new learning management system (LMS) at both the school and county level
  • District curriculum writer
  • Created training for teachers on using assessment data to increase achievement, particularly for students in the lowest quartile
  • Multiple Teacher of the Year honors
Jan 2001 - Jul 2003

Web Designer

Web.com (formerly Website Pros)

Promoted to custom development and design for corporate websites:

  • Constructed dynamic websites using CSS, Javascript, and PHP
  • Designed attractive business content for the web using Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Communicated daily with corporate clients to provide custom design services and ensure satisfaction
Aug 2000 - Jan 2001

Writer

Web.com (formerly Website Pros)

Authored webpages and advertising content for business clients:

  • Authored quality, customized web-based advertising material
  • Provided best-in-class customer service, communicating with business clients to design effective web presences

Education

Education
Aug 2003 - Dec 2010

BS in Science Education

University of Central Florida
  • Completed year-long teaching internship
  • Coursework in learning theory, pedagogy, and training
  • Studied molecular biology, microbiology, research methodologies