Michelle Baldwin

  • Omaha US-NE
Michelle Baldwin

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Jul 2011

Voice Teacher

SNJ Studio
  • Teach voice lessons to multi-age students
  • Emphasize, instruct, and model proper vocal technique
  • Build students’ vocal repertoires with classical, jazz, standard, and Broadway literature
  • Prepare students for auditions and support musical exploration
Aug 2009 - May 2011

K-5 Vocal Music Teacher

Millard Public Schools
  • Teach vocal music objectives to 440 students, Kindergarten through Grade 5
  • Incorporate Orff-Schulwerk techniques, World Music Drumming strategies, and technology to transform learning
  • Direct 4th & 5th Grade Choir
  • Evaluate students’ musical aptitudes and improvement in tuneful singing, playing instruments, knowledge of musical and rhythmic concepts
  • Member of Grace Abbott Strategic Planning Group- Communications Action Team
  • Member of District Music Professional Learning Community and District Curriculum Cycle Planning Team
Aug 2001 - Aug 2009

Technology Staff Developer

Educational Service Unit #3/Millard Public Schools
  • Created, planned, developed, and coordinated staff development opportunities to support Millard Public Schools strategic plan, district initiatives, and building/individual requests
    • 21st Century Learning and Instruction
    • Professional Learning Communities
    • Millard Instructional Model
    • Grading Philosophy discussions
  • Trained technology staff development offerings and in-services
  • Supervised and mentored staff development instructors
  • Collaborated with Millard Public Schools specialists, general educators, and curriculum facilitators
  • Contributed to Millard Public Schools Strategic Plan as member of the Character Traits Action Team

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - Present

Master of Music

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Presentations

Ethical Communication in the Professional Setting -  lead presenter, multiple sessions for Millard Public Schools, Missouri Valley Personnel Administrators, and Nebraska Association of Personnel Administrators  - 2007-09

Social Networking for the Blissfully Unaware -  lead presenter, Omaha Rotary, Millard Rotary, Millard Public Schools and multiple community organizations, 2008-09; Nebraska Educational Technology Association Conference, Omaha, NE April 2009

Transforming Personal Learning Networks through Web 2.0 - co-presenter, Midwest Education Technology Conference, St. Charles, Missouri January 2009

Bringing the World to Your Music Classroom Through Drumming and Technology - co-presenter- Millard Public Schools, January 2011

Creating Connections Through Arts Education -  co-presenter, Educon 2. 3, Philadelphia, PA, January 2011

Developing a Personal Learning Network: What is a PLN? - co-presenter, EdcampOmaha, Omaha, NE March 2011

Authentic Learning Experiences for 21st Century Learners -  co-presenter, EdcampOmaha, Omaha, NE March 2011

How to Stay Ahead of the Curve- co-presenter, Nebraska Educational Technology Association Conference, Omaha, NE April 2011

Social Media, PLNs, and Professional Development - conversation facilitator-Nebraska Educational Technology Association Conference, Omaha, NE April 2011

Music and Tech: Harmony in the Making - panel member, International Society for Technology in Education conference, Philadelphia, PA June 2011

Certifications

Certifications

World Music Drumming Level I

World Music Drumming/Will Schmid, VanderCook College of Music

Orff Level I

American Orff-Schulwerk Association