Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2012 - Present

Director of Instructional Technology & Learning Spaces

Lake Forest District 67
Aug 2007 - Jun 2012

District Technology Facilitator

Northbrook District 28

Provided professional development on technology topics to 150 teachers and staff. Co-planned and co-taught lessons with classroom teachers to assist with the integration of technology into the teaching and learning process.

Executed an iPad initiative from pilot program to implementation into K-2 and Special Education classrooms. 

Researched viability of and planned implementation for Google Apps for Education for staff and students in grades 3-8. 

Worked with staff to learn needed skills, plan lessons, and plan for utilization of interactive whiteboards in the teaching and learning process.

Aug 2004 - Jun 2007

Technology Director

Kildeer CCSD 96

Managed the computer lab for students in grades 1-5 at Country Meadows School. Maintained school computers. Planned and implemented technology-infused lessons. Coordinated NWEA-MAP testing for grades 2-5. Participated in district’s gifted education committee.

Aug 1986 - Jun 2004

Classroom Teacher

Northbrook District 27

Instructed students of all ability levels in areas of math, science, social studies, reading, writing, character education, and study skills. Used differentiation strategies to meet the needs of all learners. Actively participated in curriculum writing and leadership committees working with colleagues, parents, administration, and the board of education.


Aug 2010

Administrative Certification

Johns Hopkins University
Jun 2005

Master of Education

National-Louis University
May 1985

Bachelor of Science

Illinois State University



Type 03, standard teaching certification

Illinois State Board of Education

Type 10, technology specialist certification

Illinois State Board of Education

Type 75, administrative certification

Illinois State Board of Education