Jul 2013 - Jul 2015

Masters of Arts in Educational Technology

Michigan State University
Aug 1999 - May 2001

Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education

State University of New York at Fredonia
Sep 1997 - May 1999

Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts

Finger Lakes Community College

Professional Experience

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Technology Integration Specialist

American School Foundation of Monterrey
  • Empower teachers and curriculum coaches to purposefully integrate technology into units of study
  • Create staff professional development sessions regarding ASFM officially adopted tools
  • Educate staff regarding technology integration frameworks, TPACK and SAMR
  • Collaborate with administration and IT to develop technology integration policy
  • Research and evaluate tech tools to enhance student learning
  • Model 21st century skills and innovation while leading 14 member Digital Teacher team
  • Reflect and document learning experiences in the classroom
Aug 2008 - Aug 2014

Grade 4 Teacher

American School Foundation of Monterrey

Teacher, Team Leader, Digital Teacher, Lesson Study Facilitator

  • Led students through workshop model approach to learning
  • Cowrote units of study using Understanding by Design model and GANAG frameworks
  • Adapted units of study to meet curriculum goals
  • Implemented Balanced Literacy program
  • Infused high yielding instructional strategies and 21st Century Skills into daily practices
  • Collaborated with Resource, ESL, and OM teachers to meet student needs
  • Integrated technology into grade level units of study, using TPACK Framework
  • Provided colleagues with technology support
  • Created video capture tutorials for staff, parents, and students
  • Facilitated weekly team meetings
  • Acted as a liaison and change agent between administration and team members
Aug 2002 - Jun 2008

Grade 3 Teacher

Elkton Elementary School

Teacher, Student Council Advisor, Yearbook Coordinator 

  • Staff elected- Teacher of the Year, 2007
  • Generated interactive lessons with use of SMART Boards based on state standards
  • Individualized and differentiated instruction
  • Collaborated with special education instructional teachers to reach individual needs
  • Cowrote leveled texts to support curriculum 
  • Created state standard instructional DVDs, involving several staff members
  • Provided inservice training for SMART Boards and iMovie
  • Directed technological yearbook and social committee projects
  • Coordinated Student Council Association activities and projects
  • Piloted school-wide recycling program
  • Wrote and directed dialogue for student musical productions


Professional Organizations