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Work Experience

Sep 2011Present

Educational Technology Specialist/English Teacher

NEW YORK CITY DOE
    • Direct the development of transforming an two transfer schools to a blended learning model.
    • Develop, design and implement online and hybrid classes.
    • Create curriculum with the focus on using educational technology tools of various types, such as diverse Web 2.0 software and Learning Management Systems Integration.
    • Deliver professional development training to staff in the use of various educational technologies such as hybrid course development and use of Google Docs.
    • Use Google scripts to collect and analyze student performance data to support development of instructional shifts, individually and school wide.
    • Present research based information at various conferences focused on integrated technology in the classroom.  NYSCATE, NYC Transfer School Conference amongst others.
    • Collaborate and coordinate research projects with colleagues; author outcome reports on research resulting in school wide directives.
March 2016July 2016

Instructional Design and Technology Specialist

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, Newark, NJ
  • Develop strategic plans in integrating various educational technologies with university’s writing and remedial math programs.
  • Collaborate with individual faculty to focus on improving their delivery and design of instruction using instructional technology tools.
  • Create online course for faculty with the focus on using educational technology tools of various types, such as diverse Web 2.0 software including Google Apps for education and learning management systems (Blackboard) tools.
  • Deliver professional development on such topics as constructing quality course design.
  • Construct library of instructional videos to support faculty in using new educational technology tools.
Sep 2004Present

Instructor (full time position) and Adjunct, Professor of English

BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
  • Design and instruct course work for online, web-enhanced and traditional classes; create curricula in diverse courses such as Literature and Society, Ancient Humanities and Detective Fiction.
  • Author and present to large professional audiences; most notably symposia on plagiarism, graphic novels, and Thoreau.
  • Worked in committee to develop administration-directed learning initiatives, resulting in division-wide restructuring of course curricula.
Sep 2005Present

Adjunct, Online and Hybrid Instructor and Course Designer

MONTCLAIR UNIVERSITY
  • Design and instruct course work for online, web-enhanced and traditional classes; create curricula in the field of humanities.
Sep 2012Aug 2014

Adjunct, Online Instructor and Course Designer

COLLEGE OF WESTCHESTER
  • Design and instruct course work for online classes in compositional studies.
Jan 2003Aug 2004

Adjunct, English / Writing lab, Tutor

PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Skills

Recent Grants
  • National Endowment for the Humanities grant – four time recipient
  • Center For The Study of Intercultural Understanding 
  • Mozilla Webmaker Institute
Recent Presentations

2017 Eskolta Conference “Taking Ownership: Asynchronous Blended Learning”

2015 Eskolta Conference "Critical Thinking and Blended Learning"

2014 NYSCATE Winter Conference "Using a LMS for Student Growth"

2014 NYIT Ed tech Conference "True Blended Learning"

2014 NYC Eskolta Conference "Web Enhance Your Class"

2013 NJ College English "Walden & Peripatetic Learning"

Certifications

Teacher of English, State of New York, Professional

Instructional Technology, State of New York, Professional

Teacher of English, State of New Jersey, Standard

Quality Matters

Collaboration
  • Work with college faculty of various disciplines using the QM rubric to develop exceptional online/hybrid courses.
  • Collaborate and support high school faculty to develop online and hybrid courses.
  • Develop and present professional development sessions on pedagogical applications of educational technology.

Education

2015

Master of Science, Instructional Technology

NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
2002

Master of Arts, Communications and Professional Writing

SETON HALL UNIVERSITY
1999

Bachelor of Arts, English

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Other Education

Doctoral Studies: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY

Educational Leadership, GPA 3.9, 57 credits

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