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I am seeking a position as a Technology Integration Specialist or a Technology Coordinator at the district level. I am also Interested in becoming a Google Certified Trainer.

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Work experience

Aug 20122014

Fourth Grade Teacher

School District of Waukesha- Heyer Elementary

Created and implemented lesson plans according to the Common Core State Standards. Specialized in English Language Arts. Collaborated and planned with grade level and vertical teams and the special education staff. AnalyzedMAPS scores and other summative and formative assessment to plan effective and personalized instruction. Participated in PLCs with various teaching teams. Created a safe, positive, and engaging learning environment. Technology was used daily to enhance learning. Students thrived and felt comfortable taking risks. Attended professional meetings, educational conferences, including The Midwest Google Summit, The Wisconsin State Association Reading conventions and district professional development opportunities. Integrated technology into the classroom and used technology applications to personalize student learning. Expert user of Google Apps For Education, Blogging, Google and Chrome Store scripts, extensions and applications and iPad use and E-portfolios. Used student productivity applications like Animoto, Voki, Explain Everything, iMovie, Notability, Book Creator and many more. Served as a key driver of technology and content integration at Heyer. Planned and taught building level professional development in technology use. Created a website and blog to keep staff up-to-date on new technologies and how to use them.

Aug 2000-June 2012Aug 2014-Jun 2016

First Grade Teacher

School District of Waukesha- Heyer Elementary

Created and implemented lesson plans according to the SDW learning targets. Collaborated and planned with other first grade teachers to maintain consistency in curriculum. Participated in PLCs with various teaching teams. Developed, planned and implemented “Community Meeting”; a character education and behavior recognition program. Created a safe, positive, and structured learning environment where students thrived and felt comfortable taking risks. Analyzed  MAPS scores and other summative and formative assessment to plan effective and differentiated instruction. Helped plan, organize and put on the annual talent show. Attended professional development, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops including the state reading conference. Use of Technology: Smartboard and Smart Notebook, and Smart Responders, Blackboard as a parent website, Educational Websites, and a Teacher Blog.


Special Education Teacher

School District of Waukesha -Heyer Elementary

Planned and implemented curriculum for children with cognitive disabilities. Collaborated with the general education teacher to adapt and modify curriculum.  Facilitated positive peer interaction between students. Created individualized educational plan for each student.Led multi-disciplinary team meetings.  Used Assistive Technology: Clicker 4, Writing with Symbols, Boardmaker. Supervised and trained teaching assistances. Facilitated relationships between students and their peers. Served as the District Assistive Technology building representative. 


Carroll University

I have taken several courses to further my development as a teacher in the 21st century. I have taken two courses in Google for Education Apps, a course in Blackboard 9, Leadership Processes, Strategies for the ELL Student, and Project=Based Learning. 

Jan 2001May 2003

Master’s Degree -

Silver Lake College

The masters in teacherleadershipprogram is focused on the concept of Servant leadership. The teacher who is a servant leader is a: Knowledge Seeker Change Agent Critical Thinker Resourceful Professional Creative Visionary Effective Communicator 


BS Education

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

The College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to the development of professionals who are lifelong learners, creators of knowledge, and leaders of character and integrity.