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Certifications

May 2014Present

Supervisor-Director, all levels

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
May 2015Present

Principal/Assistant Principal 5-8, 9-12 Pending

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
License expected May 2015
May 2015Present

SEI - Sheltered English Instruction Endorsement for Administrators

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Endorsement expected May 2015
2008Present

Instructional Technology K-12

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
2001Present

History 9-12

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Education

Jul 2014May 2015

Masters in Educational Leadership

Endicott College

Through MSSAA and Teachers 21

Degree expected May 2015

Sep 1999May 2001

Masters in Education

Lesley University

Masters in Technology in Education

 Experience

Jul 2013Present

Technology Integration Coordinator

Assabet Valley Collaborative/Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

I am an employee of Assabet Valley Collaborative (AVC) but I am contracted out 50% to Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS)

  • Manage all aspects of technology and training for the teacher evaluation system
  • Oversee all aspects of technology for PARCC
  • Work closely with directors in both organizations to set goals, vision and allocate resources for technology planning
  • Investigate emerging technologies and provide leadership in developing the future use and growth
  • Structure and deliver technology education for all staff
  • Collaborate with Director of Academics at AVRTHS on decisions of technology funding and capital expenditures
  • Evaluate instructional apps, tools and software for academic and technical curricula
  • Coordinate district educational technology tools and subscriptions and rollouts
  • Work with central office staff to streamline human resources, budgetary and personnel documents and processes
  • Collaborate with Special Education staff, therapists, clinicians and consultants to meet IEP goals
  • Provide Google Training for AVC’s job-alikes with 15 member districts
  • Liaison between technical staff and faculty

Committees/Highlights/Accomplishments

  • Co-Chair, AVC Technology Committee
  • Chair, 1:1 Mobile Device Advisory Committee
  • Chair, AVC Tech Director’s Job-Alike (AVC 15 member districts)
  • Co-Chair, Massachusetts Organization for Educational Collaboratives Technology Director’s Committee
  • Organizing Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators Technology Director’s Job-Alike
  • Creation and management of new branded mobile app (AVRTHS)
  • AVRTHS Webmaster, migrated website to new platform, in process of creating 504 compliance plan

Jan 20082013

Instructional Technology Specialist & Technology Teacher

West Boylston Public Schools
  • Designed and delivered professional learning of educational technology for all staff
  • Researched, evaluated and introduced new and emerging technologies to school personnel
  • Collaborated with faculty in designing, implementing and assessing technology lessons and assessments
  • Wrote curriculum for and provided direct computer instruction for students in grades K-12, wrote curriculum for and supervised K-5 Computer Paraprofessional
  • Oversaw all aspects of iPad and Chromebook pilots
  • Assisted Technology Director in deploying and training staff on all new systems including Edline, Google Apps for Education and School Brains
  • Worked with Special Education staff to implement assistive technologies throughout the district
  • Implemented iPads as a 1:1 device for Special Education students for various learning and physical disabilities, responsible for all aspects of implementation from identifying hardware to training staff, students and parents

Committees/Highlights/Accomplishments

  • Chair, Mobile Device PLC
  • Member, NEASC Steering Committee, 2008
  • Selected for and attended 2011 MIT Summer Workshop on ‘Scratch’
  • Selected for and completed Verizon “Thinkfinity” Train the Trainer Course (Framingham State)
  • Member, District Technology Committee/Technology Plan, 2010-2013
  • Member, District Languages Arts Curriculum Committee, 2012
  • Maintained a technology blog as a resource for faculty and to promote technology in the district
  • Wrote a bi-monthly email newsletter highlighting instructional strategies
20032007

Graphic & Web Designer, Desktop Publisher

St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral
  • Work closely with clergy and Parish Council to assess needs of Cathedral
  • Responsible for all marketing and print design for the Cathedral and its 15+ ministries
  • Designed entire marketing kit for $6 million building fund drive
  • Developed and maintained a user-friendly and informational website
  • Developed HTML newsletters and weekly bulletin
  • Designed all marketing materials for the Grecian Festival including a full color program book 
19992003

Technology Coordinator & Technology Teacher

New Start Center for Learning - Central Massachusetts Special Education Collaborative
  • Managed and maintained all technology in the school
  • Experience teaching in a diverse urban setting of at-risk students from Worcester Public High Schools
  • Work closely with staff to integrate technology into the curriculum
  • Prepared lesson plans for and taught the following classes: US History, Ancient Greek Drama, HTML, Web Design, Internet, Microsoft Office, Desktop Publishing, Yearbook and Art
  • Wrote and compiled curriculum for school wide MCAS preparation class from 2000-2003 
  • Guided and taught teaching staff to integrate technology into the curriculum & developed and delivered staff development technology workshops and curriculum materials
  • Developed online educational materials 
  • Applied and received E-Rate funding
  • Work closely with network consultant to maintain network
  • Acted as a liaison between administration and the database developer & created technical handbook for and trained staff to use administrative database 
Jan 2005Present

President/Graphic Designer

New Market Media, www.newmarketmedia.biz
  • Supervise contract employees and interns

  • 10 Years of providing graphic design services to non-profits, small businesses and health care agencies.

  • Recipient, 2009 Worcester Business Journal’s “40 under Forty”

19981999

AmeriCorps 'Project FIRST Volunteer and Computer Instructor

AmeriCorps 'Project FIRST'
  • Project FIRST is a national AmeriCorps project designed to place volunteers in schools to assist with the integration of computers and technology. Placed at the New Start Center for Learning in Worcester, MA
  • Developed and delivered staff development technology workshops to staff
  • Taught Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Internet to students
  • Assisted with management and maintenance of all technology
  • Introduced concept of and developed web site
  • Was hired as full time Technology Coordinator in Spring of 1999
Jan 19971998

Senatorial Intern

United States Senator, Patrick Lahey
  • Handled constituent research and referral
  • Assisted with editing of Senator Leahy's Computer Users Vermont Guide
  • Assisted with pre and post conference duties
  • Reviewed news and media clips
  • Researched legislation 

Interests

  • Classics
  • Rowing, member of Quinsigamond Rowing Association
  • All types of arts & crafts
  • Geneaology & History
  • Travel
  • Reading (lover of books)
  • The beach
  • Spending time with family

Technology Skills

  • Windows and Mac OS & peripherals
  • Google Apps for Education: Admin, Backupify, Vault
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Mobile Devices & Apps
  • Interactive Whiteboards/Projectors: Epson BrightLink, SMART Promethean, Eno
  • Current widely used tools & subscriptions: Lynda.com, StudyIsland, Rosetta Stone, TurnitIn, Explore Learning (Gizmos), BrainPop, Discovery Education, Moodle, SuccessMaker, Atlas Rubicon, Teachpoint, SmartPD, Edgenuity, Apex, Plato, Edline, Blackboard, Canvas, GradeQuick, SchoolBrains, iPass

Strengths

  • Motivating Change Leadership Skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Culturally Proficient Communication
  • Creative Problem-Solving Techniques
  • Policy Planning and Implementation
  • Resource Management & Allocation
  • Coaching and Instructional Leadership
  • Clear and concise presentation skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Facilitation
  • Life-Long Learner
  • Curriculum Development

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An innovative, collaborative educator with a track record of managing effective change through strategic planning, program development and faculty relationship building and communication. Experienced in working with and motivating multiple stakeholders to create meaningful programs and systems to meet the needs of all learners.