To Whom It May Concern:
I am writing and forwarding you my resume as a highly qualified, forward thinking, seasoned educator and Instructional Technologist with more than 25 years of progressive experience in the field of education, leadership and technology integration. Currently, I hold a Master's in Education degree in Curriculum & Instruction/Instructional Technology as well as a Post Graduate Professional Elementary Education PreK-6 License.
As an Information Technology Resource Teacher with the Richmond Public Schools, I seek to improve student learning by modeling and assisting teachers in the use of applications and best practices related to technology use across all curriculum areas. I possess a solid understanding of technology curriculum development and understand the needs of teachers in terms of integrating technology into their subjects in relevant ways that meet the Computer Technology Standards of Learning for Virginia’s Public Schools. Consequently, both teachers and students win in the process.
I welcome the opportunity to serve as a your teachers’ “Go-To Technology Resource person,” offering them training, curriculum development, and the development of lesson plans that integrate technology into their specific content area. For example, by sharing my student tested literacy resources from my Teachers Pay Teachers web site, teachers can access fun and engaging literacy resources to use with their students such as: Alphabet and Sight Word QR Codes, Task Cards, Sight Word Practice PowerPoints, SMART Notebook Activities, Writing Anchor Charts and Prompts, and Interactive Student Notebooks. Further, as a Google Certified Educator, I am excited to have the opportunity to coach teachers through the process of taking their writing lessons to another level by assisting them with creating Digital Writing Journals, slideshows, and memory books; for Math, line plot graphs and pictographs, and perimeter and area drawings—all using Google Slides. Whats more, using Google Drive, I would love the opportunity to show teachers how to enhance their student’s reading and writing using the GO Interactive app to do Interactive Student Notebooks; and formative assessments using Google Forms.
With this said, I am very confident that my skills, experience, drive and motivation would be excellent assets for your schools. I would be happy to schedule an appointment via video conferencing, or by a face-to-face interview. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at any time. I thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you in the very near future.
Lori J. Ross, M.Ed.