Summary

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY/MEMBERSHIPS: 3 years

• Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT)

• Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Michigan Chapter  (MIAECT)

• Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning  (MACUL)

• Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT)

• American Educational Research Association (AERA) - 1 year

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I. TEACHING:

A. Years at Utica Community Schools: 12 years

B. Courses Taught at Utica Community Schools: Special Education English Language Arts

C. Course/Curriculum/Program Development: Google Applications Professional Development  - Kel Tech Industries

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II. PUBLICATIONS

A. Chapters Published

Co-Authored:

1. Barbour, M. K., Siko, J., Gross, E., & Waddell, K. (2013). Virtually Unprepared: Examining the Preparation of K-12 Online Teachers. In R. Hartshorne, T. Heafner, & T. Petty (Eds.), Teacher Education Programs and Online Learning Tools: Innovations in Teacher Preparation (pp. 60-81). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-1906-7.ch004

2. Tracey, M. W., Unger, K. & Wadell, K.  (2013) Using digital communication tools and processes to model effective instruction. In T. Plomp, & N. Nieveen (Eds.),Educational design research – Part B: Illustrative cases (pp. 1013-1035). Enschede,the Netherlands: SLO

B. Papers Presented 

Refereed National/International: 

1. Tracey, M.W., Unger, K. L., and Waddell, K.J. (2011). Using Google Applications to Teach Educators and Instructional Designers to Access, Modify and Create an Open Course. Proposal submitted for the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

2. Waddell, K.J., and Wade, N.N. (2012). Modeling Effective Instruction to Educators and Instructional Designers through Google Applications to Support Learning. Proposal submitted for the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY.

C. Invited Seminars Presented

1. Michigan Association for Educational Communications and Technology Meeting

Topic: 2010 AECT Conference Rewind

Date: October 2010 

2. Michigan Association for Educational Communications and Technology Meeting

Topic: Just Google It? The World of Google beyond the search engine!

Date: November 2011

III. SERVICE 

Utica Community Schools

A. Administrative Appointments

  • Technology Committee, 2013-present
  • Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) Planning Committee, 2013-present
  • Adlai Stevenson High School - Special Services Teacher Consultant, Sept., 2012-June 2013

B. Committee Assignments

School Committee Membership

  • Adlai Stevenson High - School Improvement Team Committee, 2013-present
  • Graebner Elementary School Technology Committee: Citizens for Education Project, 2008-2009 

School Committee Chaired

  • Co-chaired the Graebner Elementary School Technology Committee: Citizens for Education Project , 2008-2009

C. Positions Held in Professional Organizations

Michigan Chapter of the AECT (Michigan Association for Educational Communications and Technology)

  • Board Member-at-Large Communications: Elected – 2011-2013
  • MCWT (Michigan Council of Women in Technology) Membership Committee Member: 2010-present

Golden Key International Honour Society: Wayne State University Chapter 

  • Webmaster: Elected – April 2014

D. Other Professionally Related Service

  • Member: Membership Committee – eLearning Initiatives - Michigan Council of Women in Technology, 2010 - present
  • Member: Wayne State University College of Education Student Ambassadors, 2012 – present
  • Instructional Designer: National Science Foundation Cyber Learning Design-based Research Project:  Cyber Learning with the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, July 2013
  • Volunteer: Michigan Council of Women in Technology Girls Technology Camp Infinity (outreach), July 2011
  • Volunteer Resume Writing Counselor: WSU IT on Tap Learning Community, 2011

AWARDS

  • 2013-14 College of Education WSU Outstanding Instructional Technology Education Specialist Student Award
  • 2013-14 Wayne State University College of Education SEMTECH Scholarship
  • 2012-13 Michigan Council of Women in Technology Research Grant
  • 2012-13 Wayne State University College of Education Dean’s Scholarship

Work History

Work History
Aug 2004 - Present

Special Services Teacher

UTICA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
Sep 2013 - Sep 2015

K-12 Instructional Technology Consultant

Utica Community Schools

Special Education Teacher on Special Assignment

Aug 2000 - May 2001

Specific Learning Disabilities Resource Teacher

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Sep 1998 - Feb 2000

Special Education Teacher

SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Apr 1997 - Jun 1998

Special Education Teacher

OAK PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Aug 1996 - Aug 1997

Tutor

UJIMA ACADEMY TUTORIAL CENTERS - Detroit Public Schools
Sep 1993 - Jun 1996

Emergency Substitute in a Regular Position

DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Education

Education
Apr 2011 - Present

Doctor of Philosophy - Instructional Technology

Wayne State University

Expected Fall 2015

Jan 2009 - Aug 2013

Education Specialist Certificate - Instructional Technology

Wayne State University
Sep 2009 - May 2011

Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

Wayne State University
Sep 1993 - May 1997

Master of Arts - Special Education

University of Detroit Mercy
Jun 1985 - Dec 1989

Baccalaureate of Science - Sales & Marketing

Wayne State University

Certifications

Certifications
Feb 2011 - Jun 2016

Professional Education Certificate Renewal - Secondary

Michigan Department of Education