STEM | Information Technology | K-6 Education
Dedicated educator with 20+-year career helping students learn through Science and STEM education. Expertise in all facets of engaging, interactive classroom instruction, motivation, and STEM learning through student-centered activities and integrated lessons. Skilled in collaborating with students and parents to achieve instructional objectives. Instrumental in streamlining, improving, and implementing a STEM interdisciplinary approach, and producing and implementing technology solutions. Uncompromising advocate of the view that "all children can learn" and facilitator of learning through a positive environment that encourages student exploration and promotes self-esteem. Proficiency in Engineering is Elementary, STEM integration, FOSS strategies, instructional technology, and intermediate curriculum. STEM/Technology Professional Development FOSS Trainer
Peer Coaching Instructional Technology
Digital Language Learning Intermediate Curriculum
Student Differentiation Cooperative Learning
STEM Program Implementation Science Inquiry Training
Differentiated instruction specialist
01/2000 to Current
Public School TeacherCherry Creek School District － Greenwood Village, CO
Plan, manage, and deliver leadership, science, and effective STEM instruction to all students.
Address the needs of students with modern technical learning modalities.
Develop and design STEM curriculum connected to common core and next generation science standards.
Create an engaging, positive learning environment featuring integrated curriculum, project-based lessons, and computer applications.
Participated in the Coaching Leadership Cohort, Technology Leadership Cohort, and STEM Cohort.
Design and develop STEM opportunities and training programs for students and staff.
01/1997 to 01/2000
Public School TeacherDenver Public Schools － Denver, CO
Organized a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time.
Conducted activities that provided students with opportunities for scholastic curiosity.
Structured whole group, small group, and individual instruction to accommodate different learning styles.
01/1995 to 01/1997
Supervisor-Treatment CounselorJefferson Hills － Lakewood, CO
Trained new employees on behavior modification and milieu management for adolescent clients.
Supervised adolescent psychiatric treatment units while developing programming and treatment curriculum.
Education and Training
STEM CertificateAdams State University － Alamosa, CO
Master of Arts: Information and Learning TechnologiesUniversity of Colorado － Denver, COInformation and Learning Technologies
Teaching LicenseMetropolitan State College － Denver, CO
Bachelor of Arts: CommunicationUniversity of Colorado － Denver, COCommunication