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As a Professional Development Provider & Presenter, I implement meaningful and relevant professional development for faculty and staff guiding them in becoming master teachers.  Additionally, I create meaningful programs for student engagement and improvement, as well as, teacher growth.  My desire is to serve education on a larger scale by working as an Instructional/Technology Coach.  I bring a diverse package of experiential knowledge to the educational arena, with a humble servant's heart for sharing.

Work experience

Aug 20132016

Technology Instructor/PD Provider/Presenter/Tech Corps Founder & Coordinator

Webb City R-7 School District

-create, write curriculum, and teach technology classes

-coordinate professional development opportunities and present

-coordinate and implement Tech Corps program

-present at national and international technology conferences (ISTE, FETC, TCEA, METC, etc.)

-serve on district technology leadership committee

Aug 1999May 2013

Communication Arts Teacher/Curriculum Integration Technologist/Tech Corps Founder & Coordinator/Presenter/ PD Provider

Joplin Schools

-teach communication arts (ELA) classes

-coordinate profession development opportunities and present

-Data Team: Lead, ENCORE Program (RtI) Co-Author, IPI Certified

-create curriculum and coordinate Tech Corps program

-MO DESE contracted vendor (state), MAP write/rewrite/align, MAP grader, MCCE curriculum writer

-present at district PD, state PD, and national PD venues (Joplin, MSSU Tech Summit, OERI, FETC)

Aug 1996May 1999

Special Education Teacher - BD/LD/CC - grades 3-6

Carthage R-9 School District

-special education teacher of students with behavior disorders, and learning disabilities

-create and implement new behavioral management program for elementary school

-design individualized plan of education for each student according to Federal Guidelines


Aug 2004May 2007

Masters in Educational Administration

William Wood University

studied Education Administration

Aug 2001May 2004

Masters in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

St. Mary's University

student curriculum design, instructional processes, and assessment (formative & summative assessment

Aug 1991May 1996

Bachelor's in Elementary Education 1-8, Sped K-12

Missouri Southern State University

bachelor's degree in Education for grades 1-8 certified, Sped Certified K-12 (BD/ED, LD, CC)

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