Skills

Skills

Expertise

experience working with students in an educational setting; independent, self- motivated, perpetual learner; time management; effective decision making; positive public relations; seeks opportunities to grow as a professional, team and individual

Extensive Knowledge

curriculum management, curriculum design, team collaboration, professionalism, building community

Oral/Interpersonal Skills

proactive listener, flexible, seeks understanding, reflective practitioner, negotiator, problem solver, decision maker, positive, collaborative team member, time manager, organizer

Computer Skills

Windows, Mac OSX, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint, Smart Technologies, website design, data analysis, podcasting, Wiki Tools, Elluminate, Photoshop, Camtasia

High Level of...

integrity, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests

Education

Education
May 2015

Masters of Science in Instructional Technology

University of Wyoming
  • Certificate in Online Instruction
May 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

University of Wyoming
  • Minor in Music
  • Dean's List & President's List

Professional Experience

Work History
Jul 2015 - Present

Vocal Music Director

SMART Intermediate: Davenport Community Schools
  • 6-8 General Music
  • 7-8 Chorus
Jul 2014 - Jun 2015

K-5 Science Teacher

Jefferson Elementary: Davenport Community Schools
  • 3-5 Science Club Teacher
  • Received Iowa Agriculture Literacy Grant
  • Co-Hosted Science Family Night
Jul 2014

Summer School Teacher

Martinez Elementary: Weld County School District 6
  • 3rd Grade Reading, Writing,¬†and Math
  • 2nd and 3rd Grade Health and Science
Jun 2014

Summer School Teacher

Shawsheen Elementary: Weld County School District 6
  • 4th Grade: Reading, Writing, and Math
  • 4th and 5th Grade Science: Lego Robotics
Aug 2012 - Jun 2014

Kindergarten Teacher

Laramie County School District 1
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Summer School Teacher

Freedom Elementary: Laramie County School District 1

K-2 Leveled Literacy Intervention Coach

Aug 2011 - Jun 2012

K-6 Interventionist

Laramie County School District 1
  • Saddle Ridge Elementary
Aug 2010 - Jun 2012

Science Club Director/Facilitator

Laramie County School District 1
  • Saddle Ridge Elementary
  • Alta Vista Elementary
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Summer School Teacher

Laramie County School District 1
  • K-2 Reading/Writing Academy
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011

Extended Day Teacher

Laramie County School District 1
  • 2nd - 3rd Grade Extended Day Math Teacher
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011

Title One Resource Room Teacher

Laramie County School District 1
  • K - 6 Resource Room Tutor
Jan 2010 - May 2010

Student Teaching: 1st Grade

Slade Elementary: Albany County School District 1
Aug 2006 - Jun 2007

Resident Assistant

Orr Hall, University of Wyoming

Teaching Certificates

Certifications
Sep 2014 - Oct 2019

Standard Teaching License

State of Iowa
  • K-6 Teacher Elementary Classroom
  • K-8 Music
Feb 2014 - Feb 2017

Initial Teaching License

State of Colorado
  • K-6 Elementary Education
Jul 2010 - Jul 2015

Standard Teaching License

State of Wyoming
  • K-6 Elementary Education

Research

Keeney, J. (2015). Literature review: Gamification in a K-5 science classroom, UW.

Keeney, J. (2105). Research: Teaching science online. Unpublished manuscript, UW.

Keeney, J. (2014). Instructional design: Addition/subtraction fluency in kindergarten. Unpublished manuscript, UW.

Keeney, J. (2013). Instructional change: Common core. Unpublished manuscript, UW.

Keeney, J. (2013). iPads in k-12 classrooms. Unpublished manuscript, UW.

Keeney, J. (2013). Media influences on learning. Unpublished manuscript, UW.

Keeney, J. (2013). Social networking. Unpublished manuscript, UW.

Grants

January 2015. $200 requested/received to fund hydroponics project-based learning activity for science club. Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation funds projects that support agricultural literacy.

August 2011. $1200 requested/received to fund 4th grade science club. Prepared students for academic state testing.

November 2013. $661 requested/received to fund activity to hatch chicken eggs in the classroom. Unit created that supported science inquiry, language arts, and math.

Professional Memberships

Current

  • National Education Association
  • American Choral Director's Association
  • National Association for Music Education
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Association of Educational Communications and Technology

Past

  • Wyoming Education Association
  • Tau Beta Sigma: Treasurer, Fundraising Head, Historian, and Website Designer/Development
  • Double Reed Society