Professional Presentations

  • "Creating Lesson Plans Using Microsoft Office"South Plains Technology Conference - October 2000
  • "Going Mobile and Wireless"TCEA Conference - February 2002
  • "Integrating Technology into the Language Arts"TCEA Conference - February 2002
  • Staff Development Training for Cleburne ISDJune 2002
  • "Integrating Technology into the Everyday Classroom"TCEA Conference - February 2003
  • "Integrating Technology into the Everyday Classroom" - 3 hour workshopTCEA Conference - February 2003
  • "Buddy Up with Technology"TCEA Conference - February 2004
  • "Magnificent Microscopes"TCEA Conference - February 2006
  • "tx Gradebook for Beginners"Frenship ISD Mini Conference - August 2008

Technology Skills

  • Blogs
    • created my own educational technology blog titled, "The Techno Tiger"
    • Teach a course each year to teachers in my district on blogs
  • Podcasts
    • Create numerous podcasts based on the curriculum at Willow Bend Elementary for the students and teachers
    • Manage 30 iPod Nanos and 20 iPod Touches
    • Teach a course each year to teachers in my district on podcasting
  • Web Site Creation
    • Created  and manage the Willow Bend Elementary web site
    • Have worked with many different web authorimg programs including School Center and Front Page
  • ITV
    • Implemented the use of a Polycom ITV unit in order to take virtual field trips and learn virtually
    • Have created collaborative projects between different campuses using the ITV unit.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2006 - Present

Curriculum Technologist

Willow Bend Elementary

·Create technology lesson plans for teachers

·Train teachers on how to use technology and incorporate it into their curriculum

·Willow Bend webmaster

·Willow Bend TV station sponsor

·Monitor use of technology equipment (i.e.—laptops, Danas, CPS pads, mobile ITV lab, iPods, and Neos)

·Troubleshoot technical problems within classrooms

Aug 2009 - Present

Director - Master Technology Teacher Program

Frenship ISD
Aug 2009 - Present

Instructor - Technology Leadership Certification Program

Frenship ISD
Aug 1999 - May 2006

4th grade teacher

Casey Elementary

·Taught reading and spelling to 3 classes—August 1999-December 2001

·Taught in a self contained classroom—December 2001

·Prepared reading and spelling lesson plans for the 4th grade team

Aug 1998 - May 1999

3rd grade Teacher

Bean Elementary

·Taught 17 students in a self-contained classroom

·Prepared math lesson plans for the 3rd grade team


May 2006 - Nov 2008

Master Technology Teacher

Frenship ISD Master Technology Teacher Program
Aug 2004 - May 2006


West Texas A&M University
Aug 1993 - May 1998

Bachelor of Science

Texas Tech University



Technology Specialist of the Year Finalist


Professional Educator Scholarship 2005


Technology Teacher of the Year Finalist