Change happens in life, climate, and learning. Adapt. The world is full of different wavelengths. If you only tune to one band, you miss the big picture. Wonder, books, and coffee are best shared with others.
Empowering K-16 and adult learners in face-to-face, blended, and online learning. Collaborates to develop engaging curriculum that meets content standards. Skilled in pedagogy, technology integration and assessment.
Align and develop content and assessment with national and Iowa standards(ELA, NCTM, NGSS, ACTFL, PE) and Iowa code. Provide instructional coaching, mentoring and professional development for online educators. Department of Education Initiative.
Taught physics, astronomy, principles of engineering, environmental science, and physical science using technology-rich integrations and projects. Collaborated with district leadership for professional development. Involved with Iowa capacity-building projects in science, at-risk learning, community development and online learning. Teacher-facilitator for science alignment K-12 aligned with the Iowa Core.
Developed e-learning course to meet state requirements for Iowa chemistry class. Taught students in a technology-rich blended environment using a LMS and content.
Iowa Learning Online Biology and Chemistry Teacher, 2012-2014
Central City Science Teacher and Technology Consultant, 1997-2003
Kirkwood Eisenhower Technology Grant Coordinator, 2000-2001
Beckman Technology Coordinator, Science Teacher, 1993-1997
Columbus Science Teacher, 1990-1991
Collins-Maxwell Science Teacher, 1988-1990
Chemistry and Environmental Studies, Education minor