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Jan 2014Jan 2018

Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction

Capella

Designed for teachers and administrators interested in leadership careers as building or district-level administrators, or as teacher-leaders guiding curriculum and instructional improvement initiatives supported by current theory and research in curriculum design, instructional models, and assessment strategies focused in increasing student achievement.

Aug 2010Aug 2011

MS Instructional Design and Technology formally Education Media

Full Sail University

In this program, we learned to utilize media creation tools and technology to create podcasts, video presentations, and more, while studying how alternate learning methods like games, music, and educational multimedia can help develop an effective learning environment. In addition,  we studied a variety of learning theories and instructional design models as we developed an understanding of which methods work best in a given learning environment.

Jun 1996May 2000

BA Elementary Education

Florida Atlantic University

Work experience

Aug 2012Present

Director of Educational Technology (former Director of Reading)

Private School
  • Work with PK-12 students and teachers to deliver technology curriculum & instruction
  • Manage 1:1 iPad program in upper school, and iPads cart system for lower school
  • Works with publishers to order and maintain digital curriculum 
  • Leadership roles
  • Facilitated Standardized Testing for grades 1-12
  • Ordered and researched textbooks for grades
  • Enhanced the staff with professional development
  • Leads the school technology team (teacher/student)
  • Tested students grades 1-12 for school placement including student reports
  • Organized different speakers to enhance student education such as, authors and live webcasts
  • Helped facilitate monthly parent education nights
  • Developed the school's executive functioning/academic coaching program 
  • Created tutorials for staff and parents 
  • Active in the school's extra curricular activities
  • Assisted in school tours for community outreach
  • Designed summer reading projects/programs 
  • Wrote Individual Education Plans (IEP) 
  • Assisted with school wide iPad roll out
  • Developed a Computer Science track grades PK3-12
Aug 2001Apr 2012

Educator/Trainer

Public/Private School
  • 3rd grade ESE teacher
  • 11th grade English ESE teacher for college bound 
  • 9th grade English ESE teacher for college bound
  • 1-12 Reading Specialist 
  • 7/8 grade writing teacher

Certifications

Florida Teacher Certificate

Department of Education

ESE K-12, Reading Endorsement, ESOL Endorsement, Gifted K-12 Endorsement, English 6-12

Google Certified

Google

First Aid/CPR

Red Cross

Lindamood Bell The Seeing Stars® ,V/V®) program,

Orton Gillingham

CRISS Certified Level II

Apple Teacher

References

Dr. Jacqueline Davis

Dr. Davis has been my mentor for 10 years. She inspired my continued education and developed my passion for educational leadership and technology. 954-288-9220

Sharon Friedman

I have known Sharon Friedman, an educator, for 35 years.  954-815-0018

Skills

Curriculum & Instruction
Professional Development
Google Drive and Google Education Products
iPad/Tablet Integration
Web Education Tools
Office Suite
Problem Solving
Leadership
Organization/Productivity