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Education

Jan 2000May 2002

Bachelor of Science

Georgia State University

Extensive undergraduate classes in the fields of Computer Information Systems and Mathematics.

Work experience

Aug 2007Present

Instructional Technology Specialist

Trinity School
  • Developed, coordinated, and delivered teacher technology training and professional development courses, seminars, and workshops.
  • Launched and administrated a 1-1 Tablet PC program for over 60 sixth grade students.
  • Developed business case and successful implementation program to include interactive whiteboard technology in every classroom.
Jun 2006Aug 2007

Teaching and Learning Consultant

Promethean
  • Conducted and organized training sessions and demos for customers and internal staff as needed.
  • Mentored teachers and administrators in the utilization of best practices and solution optimization.
  • Developed prospective and current customer awareness of the ActivClassroom solutions.
  • Provided sales support to the Sales Team and Customer Base in the deployment of interactive whiteboard technology across numerous school districts spanning the State of Georgia.
  • Reviewed quality of user-submitted content and aligned the content with state and national standards.
Aug 2002Jul 2007

Educator / Class Instructor

Fulton County Schools
  • Served as co-chair of the School Technology and Strategic Planning committees, as well as, the Lead Facilitator of Vertical Teams.
  • Contributed reflective research, technology lessons, and provided training as a lead teacher for the State of Georgia’s 21st Century Model Learning Environment program.
  • Initiated, organized and facilitated technology training and professional development opportunities for school community. 
  • Interpreted, analyzed and presented statistical information relating to overall school performance on standardized tests in comparison to county, state, and national performance.
  • Developed data collection profiles aimed to track individual student progress which was adopted by school administration and implemented school wide. 
  • Supervised student interns and provided developmental plans and productive feedback on performance. 
  • Adapted teaching style and lessons for students with varying exceptionalities including ADHD, LD, BD, and gifted. Collaborated with colleagues to create dynamic, technology-driven lessons to increase student engagement and retention. 
  • Designed, created and maintained a professional class website; as well as, assisted colleagues in the development of their own class sites.
Mar 2000Aug 2002

Assistant Director - Figure Skating Program

"The Cooler" - The Alpharetta Family Skate Center, LLC.
  • Organize and facilitate registration, built class schedules, and assigned coaches for the Learn to Skate program.
  • Coached private skating lessons and Learn to Skate group classes. 
  • Scheduled ice time and handled registration for the Figure Skating program.
  • Developed and managed the Membership Registration database.
Aug 2000May 2002

Associate - Hockey In The Streets (H.I.T.S)/ Hockey Development Team

Atlanta Thrashers
  • Assisted in all game day events and promotions, as well as all Hockey community programs and functions.
  • Organized and managed Hockey In the Streets (H.I.T.S.) events that provided a safe, exciting and fun opportunity for children of all ages in an effort to spread knowledge and fundamentals of hockey. 
  • Traveled to area schools to promote the H.I.T.S. education curriculum, which is aligned with state standards and includes cross-curricular lessons centered around hockey.

Assignments, Honors & Awards

  • School 21st Century Technology Training Coordinator – (2005 – 2007)
  • Georgia Department of Education 21st Century Learning Environment Model Schools Project – Lead Teacher (2004-2007)
  • Teacher of the Year Nominee – Creek View Elementary (2005-2006, 2006-2007)
  • “Disney Hand” Teacher Nominee – New Prospect Elementary (2002-2003)

Summary

Danielle is a proven leader in the fields of education and technology who has demonstrated strong supervisory and personal leadership skills in a wide variety of environments. She is proficient with numerous systems and applications, and has a passion for helping others leverage technology to improve their lives.

Presentations & Speaking Engagements

  • National Education Computing Conference (NECC) (Atlanta, GA – July 2007)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Conference (Atlanta, GA - March 2007)
  • Georgia Educational Technology Conference (GaETC) (Atlanta, GA – 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Fulton County Schools Cluster Kick-Off Seminar (Atlanta, GA – August 2006)
  • Georgia Association of Managers of Education Information Systems (GAMEIS) Conference (Savannah, GA - July 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Georgia 21st Century Teacher Institute (Macon, GA – June 2006)
  • Fourth Annual Title I Conference, Georgia Department of Education (Pine Mountain, GA - June 2006)
  • Congressman Price Classroom Observation, 21st Century Model Lesson (Atlanta, GA - April 2006)
  • Fulton County Board of Education Meeting (Atlanta, GA - January 2006)

Certifications

May 2002Jun 2012

Georgia Educator Certificate

Georgia Professional Standards Commission