Motivated educational professional with over 29 years of experience addressing administration, faculty and student needs.
National Engaged Leader Award 2016 (NSLS)
National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) member (2015 - Present)
Texas Computer Educator Association (TCEA) member (1994 - Present)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) member (1996 - Present)
Certificates of Appreciation for advising students in the North Texas Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology (BEST) organization (1994 - 2008)
Technology Director of the Year 3rd Runner-up - TCEA (1999)
Teacher of the year - Gunter Independent School District (1993 - 1996)
Regional Teacher of the Year Nominee - Region 10 ESC (1993)
Instructional Consultant02/2015 to Current Nauman Educational Consulting Group
Developed curriculum and led face-to-face, online, and blended instruction of instructional technology courses.
Led administrative training in Google Doc, Office365 and Canvas courseware.
Created and led webinars in network design.
Provided technology integration training for K-12 educations in all core curriculum areas.
Website design and implementation for schools, regional service centers, and commercial customers.
Director of Technology07/2001 to Current Howe Independent School District
Implemented and lead professional development in the areas of digital learning and instructional technology; making presentations as needed.
Developed training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operations in the instructional services and technology.
Assisted schools and administrative departments to develop and implement plans to address technology needs.
Managed, directed and assigned priorities and personnel to major projects to ensure attainment of district and department goals and objectives.
Administered the instructional technology budget and provided that programs be cost-effective and managed wisely.
Attended professional growth activities to keep abreast of innovations in information management and technology services.
Implemented the policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the area of technology.
Distance Learning Consultant06/2000 to 06/2001 Region 10 Educational Service Center
Provided planning, development and coordination of various programs assigned, including but not limited to extended technology and leadership academies, specialized technology and leadership workshops, and blended learning opportunities designed to serve districts, campuses, and charter schools.
Supported technology initiatives and digital leadership by designing, developing and delivering workshops, academies and learning opportunities for ESC staff, district and campus leaders and teachers.
Modeled effective uses of technology in personal productivity, instructional, and leadership applications.
Instructional Technology Coordinator/Librarian/Teacher08/1987 to 05/2000 Gunter Independent School District – Sherman, TX
Installed and configured the district's first local area and wide area networks.
Coordinated with vendors to install district-wide Internet access to all classrooms, libraries, and offices.
Provided technical support and professional development to all teachers and staff.
Served as district librarian from 1996 - 2000.
Worked as a classroom teacher from 1987- 1996; courses taught included English I - IV, Advanced Placement and Honors English II and IV, Spanish I - II, Web Mastery, Computer Applications, Government and Economics, 7th Grade English and Reading and Kindergarten P.E.
Training teaching staff on the use of LMS systems including Canvas, Blackboard, and Schoolwires.
Worked with hardware, software, and publication vendors to resolve related problems and needs.
Provided regular faculty, staff and student training on a variety of technologies including face-to-face, web-based, phone, email and video conferencing.
Created a variety of media related to course content for courses and other projects.
Worked to ensure that all technology initiatives and resources are aligned and allocated in a manner that reflects the mission and instructional goals of school districts and campuses.
Implemented a faculty and student help ticket system to improve the response time in resolving technical problems.
Eduphoria - It's Not Just for Large School Districts," presentation at the Texas Computer Educator Associations Conference.
Conference in Austin, Texas in February 2012.
Moodle Training," Bells ISD Staff Development.
iGoogle; Do you?" Howe ISD Staff Development, Howe, TX August 2008.
Master of Arts: Education Technology Leadership2016Texas A&M University-
TexasEducational Technology Leadership Focus of the program includes instructional leadership coursework in K-16 education, training, service, industry and government and corporate settings.
Master of Arts: Education AdministrationUniversity of North Texas-
Bachelor of Science: Secondary Education1986University of North Texas-
TXSecondary Education English and History
Associate of Arts: Education1984Grayson College-
TexasObtained 62 hours towards secondary education degree ; Transferred to the University of North Texas to complete a degree.