I would like to teach at the secondary level and apply educational technology at this level to increase student motivation and achievement. Having worked as a teacher and having successfully implemented technology, I would eventually like to transition into the instructional technology department to share and collaborate with teachers on the use and integration of technology in the classroom.
Feb 2009 - Present
Teacher / Technology Representative
Provide support to faculty as they consider appropriate technologies to use for various class projects and assignments, or best means of presenting information and learning resources to their class.
Provide training on building web pages and web sites as appropriate and/or convenient to the needs of the educators.
Mar 2014 - Present
Educational Technology Consultant
Conducted ongoing professional development while providing online and face-to-face professional development to teachers with an emphasis on 1:1 implementation leveraging on their BYOD policy in place.
Analyzed existing infrastructure and recommended specific updates to ensure system operability and stability.
Sep 2009 - Jan 2010
Created professional development materials for several district projects and provided online and face-to-face professional development to teachers.
Aug 2006 - May 2008
Student Initiative / School Specialties
Assisted in the integration of Blackboard for Professors within the Education Department.
Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline
Experience working with classroom teachers to assist them with technology integration
Knowledge of effective design and presentation strategies for staff development
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Oct 2014 - Nov 2014
Coursework 11.132x: Design and Development of Educational Technology
This project-based course explores educational technologies and the theories underlying their development through interviews with experts in the field.
Oct 2014 - Nov 2014
Coursework Coaching Teachers: Promoting Changes that Stick
This course is designed to teach and practice strategies for coaching teachers to make meaningful, long-lasting improvements in their instruction.