Work History

Work History
Aug 2006 - Present

Spanish Teacher; Technology Mentor

Glenbard Township High School District 87

  • Design and present interactive Spanish language lessons in the target language.
  • Implement Cooperative Learning, Project CRISS and Understanding by Design strategies in the classroom.
  • Integrate technology in the classroom such as interactive whiteboard activities, classroom performance systems, and other Web2.0 technologies.
  • Serve as liaison between the Foreign Language department and the Technology Purchasing Committee to discuss school-wide distribution of technology budget.
  • Serve as technology mentor to faculty seeking to implement interactive technologies in the classroom.
  • Direct the extracurricular Men's A Cappella Choir.
  • Served as on the Spanish 1, Spanish 2 and Spanish 3 curriculum articulation committees.
  • Presented interactive technology lessons at the 2009, 2010, and 2011 District Wide Institute Day.
  • Led the development and communication of the 2008, 2009 and 2010 student summer-work         curricula.
  • Served on the Textbook Selection Committee for the Glenbard North Spanish program.
  • Coached Freshman Boys and Junior Varsity Girls soccer teams.
Jun 2006 - Aug 2007

ACT Tutor

Huntington Learning Center

  • Tutored seven students in each of the four sections of the ACT test.
  • Used professional resources such as Kaplan, Princeton Review and Barrons texts.
  • Also tutored other non-ACT students in Reading, Writing, and Math.

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - May 2011

Masters of Science in Education

Northern Illinois University

Skills

Skills

Teacher, Spanish Language and Literature

Design and present interactive Spanish language lessons in the target language. Implement Cooperative Learning, Project CRISS and Understanding by Design strategies in the classroom.  Integrate technology in the classroom such as interactive whiteboard activities, classroom performance systems, and other Web2.0 technologies.  Serve as liaison between the Foreign Language department and the Technology Purchasing Committee to discuss school-wide distribution of technology budget. Serve as technology mentor to faculty seeking to implement interactive technologies in the classroom. Served as on the Spanish 1, Spanish 2 and Spanish 3 curriculum articulation committees. Led the development and communication of the 2008-2010 student summer-work curricula.  Served on the Textbook Selection Committee for the Glenbard North Spanish program.