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Education

19791981

Bachelor's Degree

Eastern Washington University

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences & Social Work, Department of Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Psychology with a minor in sociology

Professional Licenses/Certifications

Teaching Certificate

  • Washington: #250631R Grades 6-12, Continuing Elementary & Secondary Social Studies
  • Oklahoma: #416749 Grades 6-12, Provisional, Expires 6/30/2015 US History, Oklahoma History Government, World History, Geography, Economics, Physical Education, Health

Other Related Certification

  • SMARTBoard and SMART Notebook Certified Trainer, 2011
  • iOS App Development Certification, 2016

Work History

2016Present

Substitute Teacher

Moscow School District

Substitute teacher for all subjects in middle and high school.

20162016

iPad Basics Workshop

University of Idaho Retirement Association

Train members of the University of Idaho Retirement Association in the basic uses of an iPad as well as locating and installing apps.

20162016

iPad Basics Workshop    

Hilldale Public Schools

Train teachers in the basic uses of an iPad as well as locating websites that evaluate educational apps.

20152016

Technology Director

Grand View Public School

Administrate the technology plan for the district, create reports for the Superintendent and School Board, provide desktop and perpheral technology support, provide software support, purchase technologies throughout the district and technology training for teachers, support staff and administrators.

20142015

Technology Consultant

Grand View Public School

Provide technology support and training for teachers and staff at Grand View School. Occasionally provide technology support at nearby school districts. Provide network, Internet, hardware and software training and support to over 100 teachers and staff and 600 students grades PK-8. 

20132014

Teacher, Coach

Grand View Public School

This school was in rural Oklahoma made up of 61% Native American, 15% Hispanic and 23% Caucasian with 85% qualifying for free/reduced lunch.  Taught some classes using Schoology learning management system.

20112013

Technology Consultant

Southeastern Oklahoma

Scheduled, created registration, pre-workshop survey and post and effectiveness workshop evaluation database, created curriculum, created workshop resources, conducted workshop, analyzed pre-post and workshop evaluation, write a report to administrator on workshop information supplied by attendees. 

20102013

Online Course Development Consultant

College Of Education, University of Idaho

Assisted a business education professor in designing and implementing two courses taught online. 

20092016

Equities Trader

Horton, Inc.

Research, manage and trade stocks.

20052007

Instructor

College Of Education, University of Idaho

Teach Teacher Education courses including Social Studies Methods, Diversity in School Social/Cultural Contexts and Professional Role Development.

2003-2005

Character Education Research Coordinator 

College Of Education, University of Idaho

Gather data, conduct research and write reports for the Idaho Character Education grant.

20012003

MarcoPolo National Cadre Trainer 

MarcoPolo (now Thinkfinity)

Provide one and two day training nationwide to use the lesson plans and resources available through the nationally renowned web site MarcoPolo (now Thinkfinity).

19962003

Idaho Technology Performance Assessment (ITPA) Coordinator

College Of Education, University of Idaho

Create, train, administer, score, manage data and award certificates for those taking the Idaho Technology Performance Assessment (ITPA).

19952003

Educational Technology Inservice Coordinator

College Of Education, University of Idaho

Provide educational technology training for teachers and administrators throughout Educational Regions I and II in northern Idaho (26 school districts) and occasionally throughout Idaho.

19851995

Teacher, Coach

Colton School District #306

Teach, coach and work with educators, staff, administration and community in this rural PK-12 school district.

Professional/Academic Honors And Awards

2015

Employee of the Month  

Grand View Public School
2002

Non-Faculty Exempt Award

College of Education, University of Idaho
2000

Non-Faculty Exempt Award

College of Education, University of Idaho
19831985

Dedicated Service Award    

North Central High School
1982

Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Sigma Chapter Honor Society Vice President

Gonzaga University

Presentations

  • Idaho Superintendents Meeting, Twin Falls, Idaho 1998; Topic: Importance of Integrating Technology into Teaching and Learning.
  • Commission on Student Learning, Ellensburg, Washington 1995. Topic: Work that was completed on the development of Social Studies standards.
  • Washington Schools of the 21st Century Symposium, Olympia, Washington 1993. Topic: The progress made by Colton School District of their School of the 21st Century Grant. Was video taped for documentary on Washington’s Schools of the 21st Century Grants.

Grants

Writer

  • i3 Grant, Southeastern Oklahoma Interlocal Cooperative, 2010

Recipient

  • Participant: Schools of the 21st Century Gant, Colton School District, Colton, Washington 1988-1993.
  • Grant Recipient: Washington State Council for the Social Studies 1990, Colton School District, Colton, Washington 1990.

Service

Academic

  • Judge: National Geographic Idaho Geography Bee 2001, 2002

Professional

  • Subject Advisory Participant: Washington State Commission on Student Learning, Social Studies 1994-1995.
  • Contract Negotiator: Colton School District, Colton, Washington 1994-1995
  • Union Representative: Colton Education Association, Washington Education Association 1993-1995

Volunteer Work

  • Senior Citizen Support: provide support for 2 retired educators.
  • SMILE Method Book, 2015-2016.
  • AAU Basketball Coach (Boys and Girls), 2002-2012.
  • Graduate Student Research Consultant, 1995-2003.
  • Track Events Starter, Whitman County Track Meets, 1994-1995.
  • Idaho Special Olympics, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 1989, 1995.

References

Upon request.