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Objective

STEM Trainer position where my years of classroom experience and passion for technology can be shared with teachers to enhance the learning of all students. 

Achievements, Skills, and Leadership Experience

Achievements

Apple Corp Teacher – October 2011

Innovations in Teaching STEM AWARD from Texas Instruments 2015

Teacher of the Year – Agnew Middle School – 2017

Skills and Leadership Experience

NSTA Dallas, Workshop Presenter – March 2005

Middle School Science Curriculum Writer – Summer and Fall 2010

Sally Ride Science – UTA, Workshop Presenter – October 2010

Mesquite Leadership Academy – Spring 2012

Skyward Staff Development – Fall 2015

MetroplexMiniCAST – “Technology in the Science Classroom” – Workshop Presenter February 2016

Mesquite Education Association, Executive Board, FR Chairperson 2017

 

Work experience

Aug 2005Present

8th Grade Science

Agnew Middle School

Teacher of 8th Grade Science, with multiple years as Department Head, responsibilities include using spreadsheets to analyze test data to individualize student tutoring, organizing Science Saturday Camps, and Science Blitz Review for STAAR and TAKS. 8th Grade Science department was chosen to pilot using iPads during the Fall of 2012, to be able to provide support and training to other staff members for future use. Other responsibilities include being a member of the Executive Board for Mesquite Education Association, and a member of Leadership and Technology committees.

Aug 2001Jun 2005

5th Grade Science

Amber Terrace Intermediate, DeSoto ISD

Teacher of four 5th grade science classes and a social studies class. I was a member of the technology committee and the SRT committee, which is responsible for reviewing students recommended for special education testing. 

Education

Jan 1999May 2001

Bachelor of Science

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
  • B.S. Education, Elementary Education with Biology Specialization, Spring 1999-2001, Graduated May 12, 2001, GPA 3.237
  • Vice President’s Honor Roll, Spring 1999: GPA 3.785, Spring 2000: GPA 3.812

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