Technical Skills

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Summary

Creative, proactive and collaborative leader.  Independent thinker, learner and hands-on problem solver.  Strong advocate of proficient 21st Century technology skills.  Identifies emerging technologies and allocates appropriate resources to implement cost-effective initiatives.  Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.  Analytical, responsive and results-oriented.  Explores and directs the appropriate use of technology to meet the fast-paced, ever-changing demands needed to support teaching and learning for both staff and students.  Troubleshoots and manages multiple projects simultaneously. 

Additional Teaching Experience, Presentations & Awards

TOWN OF WILLIAMSON ADULT EDUCATION, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009 Presenter:  Variety of Technology Workshops

2008 NYSCATE GRANT WINNER, Fall 2008 New York State Association for Computers and Technologies Project:  Implementing TechYES in grades 6-8

WAYNE-FINGERLAKES LIBRARY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY, Winter 2008 Presenter:  Podcasting Without an iPod

NYS AGRICULTURE EDUCATORS CONFERENCE, Summer 2005 Presenter:  Using Handheld Devices (PDAs) in Everyday Teaching

EDUCATION 450, Fall 2004, Spring, 2005, Fall 2005 Instructor:  Educational Technologies

CORNELL EDUCATION SOCIETY, Fall 2004, Spring 2005 Secretary:  Club, Cornell University Education Department

EDUCATION 523, Summer 2002, Summer 2003, Summer 2004 Teaching Assistant:  Food and Fiber Across the Curriculum, K-12

COMMUNICATION 201, Fall 2002 Teaching Assistant:  Public Speaking

Workshops & Professional Development Presentations

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN K-12 CLASSROOMS

ASUS eeePC NETBOOKS IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

AUDACITY FOR SOUND EDITING AND PODCASTING

BLOGGING WITH STUDENTS

COMPUTER CLEANUP

CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSING

CYBERBULLYING

DEL.ICIO.US SOCIAL BOOKMARKING

DIGITAL CAMERAS FOR INSTRUCTION

DIIGO.COM SOCIAL BOOKMARKING

EDUBLOGS.ORG

FACEBOOK.COM

GOOGLE DOCS FOR GROUP COLLABORATION

INTERNET SAFETY FOR TEACHERS, PARENTS & STUDENTS

MAIL MERGE WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL & WORD

MICROSOFT EXCEL

MICROSOFT MOVIE MAKER

MICROSOFT PHOTOSTORY 3.0

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT

MICROSOFT WINDOWS TIPS & TRICKS

PING.FM

PLURK.COM

PODCASTING

PODCASTING WITHOUT AN IPOD

QUIZLET.COM

RSS

SCHOOLTOOL STUDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

SCHOOLWORLD TEACHER WEB PAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

SEXTING AND INTERNET SAFETY

SKYPE

SMARTBOARD

SOCIAL NETWORKING

TWITTER MICRO-BLOGGING

VODCASTING

WEB 2.0 TOOLS

WEBNODE WEBDESIGN

WEBQUESTS IN EDUCATION

Work History

Work History
Jan 2005 - Present

Sole Proprietor

Itclix
  • Development and delivery of small group technology workshops
  • Provide personalized technology instruction
  • Social networking consultant
  • Create and manage websites for small business owners
Sep 2006 - Present

Technology Coordinator/Integration Specialist

Williamson Central School
  • Responsible for integrating grade-appropriate technology into K-12 curriculum
  • Member of technology and fiscal decision-making teams
  • Supports K-12 district administration team
  • In-service workshops for K-12 faculty - developed and delivered over 200 hours

(see attached list of presentations and workshops)

  • Identify innovative technology opportunities and collaborations
    • WilliamsonConnects! Collaborative project with Will Richardson and GV-WFL BOCES
    • Differentiation Integrating technology to meet learning styles of individual learners
    • TechYES (2008 NYSCATE grant recipient) Implementing TechYES in grades 6-8
  • Project management
    • Schooltoolstudent management system
    • Connect-ED mass communication system
  • Streamlined Help Desk process for tech support requests
  • Staff and student supervision
    • Three building technology TAs
    • Five student interns
  • Coordination of grant applications and implementation
  • Network account management
  • District Internal Claims Auditor - 2007 to present
Sep 2004 - Jan 2006

Instructor: Educational Technologies (EDUC 450)

http://www.cornell.edu
  • Curriculum development and delivery
  • Classroom technology integration for pre-service teachers
  • Innovative technology lab to enhance student technology skills
  • Budget development
  • Lab and workspace design
  • Development of online research methods course 
Sep 2000 - Dec 2004

Lab Manager/Web Designer/Tech Support Specialist

CERP Lab/EdWeb
  • Development of numerous agriculture and science technology projects
  • Coordination of grant implementation
  • Project management
  • Collaborative design of web and e-commerce solutions
  • Staff meeting facilitator
  • Hardware, software, and network support for faculty and students

Education

Education
2004 - 2006

M.P.S.

Cornell University

Master of Professional Studies:  Education, Instructional Design Concentration: Educational Technologies Scholarship:Graduate Teaching Assistantship Key Coursework:Curriculum & Instruction, Developing Curriculum for Online Delivery, Educational Psychology, Social & Political Context of Education, Statistics, Research Methods

2000 - 2004

BS

Cornell University

Bachelors of Science:  Communication, Cum Laude Concentration: Online Communication & Internet Collaboration Dean's List:  Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004 Scholarships: Anson Rowe Senior Award of Excellence, Kenneth J. Bissett Communication Design Award Key Coursework:  Communication in Social Relations, Writing about Communication, Psychology of the Internet, Visual Communications, Public Speaking, Human Computer Interaction

Recipient of the Kenneth J. Bissett Award; presented to a communication major who exhibits academic excellence, creativity, sensitivity and an interest in the arts. Recipient of the Anson E. Rowe Endowment Fund; awarded to a senior majoring in Communication based on the following criteria: 1) overall scholastic achievement; 2) demonstrated proficiency and breadth of experience in interpersonal communication, public speaking, and/or radio and television; and 3) financial need.