• Educational Technology Coach, Elementary Teacher, PYP experienced, workshop leader, Apple Distinguished Educator, CIS Accreditation Visiting Team Member
    • Over 14 years experience working in international schools around the world
    • Experience in leading and supporting schools through 1:1 laptop/tablet programs (PC and Mac), Maker programs, project-based learning, blogging, eportfolios, Google Apps in Education, Office 365



Work History

Work History
2014 - 2016

Elementary Technology Integration Coach, Johannesburg, South Africa

American International School of Johannesburg
  • Responsible for supporting teachers, administrators, parents and students with educational technology PK-5
  • Developed and coordinated 1:1 laptop and tablet programs from Grades 2-5
  • Developed an ES Maker Program incorporating 3D printers, robotics, and design thinking technology
  • Coordinated MAP testing for all students Grades 3-5
  • Facilitated teacher professional development through staff meetings, team meetings, and new teacher orientation
  • Liased and planned with ES senior admin on a weekly basis
  • Developed implementation of school-wide website and ES portals
  • Created a biweekly technology leadership committee for teachers
  • Responsible for ES technology budgeting and resource allocation
  • Developed Powerschool report card templates and led all training for teachers
  • Planned and hosted Learning 2.015 conference and led preconference workshop
  • Created Grade 4/5 student technology leadership teams
  • Led extracurricular activities on robotics and programming
2012 - 2014

Elementary Technology Coach

Sinarmas World Academy, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Responsible for supporting teachers, administrators, parents and students with educational technology in a 1:1 laptop school. 
  • Led ongoing specific teaching training workshops on a variety of information technologies to support PYP program
  • Collaborated with grade level and department teams to design and document authentic learning experiences in technology
  • Facilitated weekly workshops for new teacher Digital Citizenship skills program
  • Coordinated and initiated school-wide ebook publishing project to publish over 500 ebooks
  • Helped to initiate school-wide blogging and digital portfolio program
  • Coordinated and supported iPad program school-wide
  • Attended weekly IT meetings with senior leadership team
  • PYP Exhibition and IB Personal Project Mentor
  • Responsible for elementary IT budget orders
  • Coordinated and supported online programs including Raz Kids, Mathletics, Storybird and Studyladder
  • Led after-school activities for students in soccer and Minecraft game-based learning
2009 - 2012

ES Technology Teacher

International School of Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Taught technology classes K-5 and helped to infuse learning into curriculum. 
  • Facilitated student learning through the use of student blogs, podcasts, animation and presentation projects
  • Supported teachers through technology professional development workshops.
  • Helped develop a school-wide adoption of Google Apps in Education 
  • Initiated digital portfolios for all Grade 3-5 students. 
  • Developed technology scope and sequence curriculum for K-5 aligned with ISTE-NETS standards and integrated into class Rubicon Atlas units
  • Initiated an iPad/iPod Touch pilot program and monitoring through an action research project through Endicott College.  
  • Trained teachers on Smartboard interactive whiteboard technology.
  • Created school-wide videos and presentations for assemblies
  • Coordinated school-wide online reading and math program 
  • Provided daily troubleshooting and technology support for teachers
Aug 2008 - Jun 2009

Grade 2 Homeroom Teacher

International School of Kuala Lumpur
  • Taught core subjects through UbD curriculum framework. 
  • Collaborated with grade team on a weekly basis to design units.
Aug 2004 - Jun 2008

Grade 3 Homeroom/Grade Level Leader

Western Academy of Beijing
  • Facilitated learning for students through PYP inquiry framework. 
  • Facilitated weekly grade team meetings and guided planning process through PYP framework. 
  • Used 1:1 laptop program to integrate technology into curriculum. 
  • Ordered resources and organized grade level budget process
  • Appraised team members through performance management process. 
  • Organized Open House, field trips and special grade level functions.
Aug 2001 - Jun 2004

Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher/Grade Level Leader

The Columbus School

  • Taught core subjects through UbD framework. Coordinated weekly grade level meetings and events. Served as Science Coordinator to develop science curriculum for elementary school. 

Workshops Presented

  • Digital Storytelling through Animation-Apple Regional Training Center, Jakarta, Indonesia, March 2013
  • iPads in the Classroom-Apple Regional Training Center, Jakarta, Indonesia, April, 2013
  • eBook Publishing, Sinarmas World Academy, Jakarta, Indonesia, April 2013
  • Intro to Blogging and Wordpress-Digital Citizenship 101, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2012
  • Using Google Docs/Drive,Digital Citizenship 101, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2012
  • Google Reader and Creative Commons,Digital Citizenship 101, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2012
  • Google Forms and Presentations,Digital Citizenship 101, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2012
  • Digital Storytelling in the Classroom-Teaching Beyond Borders, Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct 2012
  • Google Apps in Education, ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, March 2012
  • Mobile Learning, ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, Feb 2012
  • Game-Based Learning, ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, Feb 2012
  • Blogging in the Classroom, ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, Nov 2012
  • Digital Storytelling, ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, Jan 2012
  • Smartboards: Tips and Tricks, ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, Nov 2012
  • Online Safety-Parent Workshop, ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, Sept 2012
  • Mac OSX for beginners-ISKL, Kuala Lumpur, Jan 2012