Connecticut state credentialed Middle and High School Teacher as well as Media Specialist committed to educational development of all students.
Strong leadership skills
Works well with all ages
Amity Regional District #5School Library Media Specialist | 25 Newton Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 | September 1996 - June 2015
Provided instruction in the use of the online card catalogue for all students and teachers.
Coordinated with subject area classroom teachers to provide students skills necessary to avoid copyright infringement, document sources, create effective search techniques for research in online databases as well as print materials, and finish projects for presentation to fellow classmates.
Maintained computer 28 station computer lab.
Purchased new technology to aid students with special needs.
Catalogued new purchases and maintained proper inventorying of over 14,000 books, DVD, audiobooks, etc. in the media center.
Aided students with selecting titles of books they might enjoy.
Ran an after-school book club.
Amity Regional District #5Building Technology Person | 25 Newton Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 | September 1996 - June 2015
Implemented district school Acceptable Use policy for students and staff.
Intel Teach to the Future Master Teacher for staff
Onsite staff person designated to troubleshoot technology issues in my building
Delivered professional development to fellow teachers to continuously update technology skills
Amity Regional District #5Induction Facilitated for New Teachers | 25 Newton Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 | September 1996 - June 2015
Planned and carried out district wide inservice for teachers new to Amity
Mentored teachers through the 5 modules of TEAM for the State of Connecticut
Reviewed papers submitted by new teachers for each of the 5 modules
Amity Regional District #5Subtropical Marine Enviornments Director | 25 Newton Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 | September 2002 - June 2013
Planned and carried out a 7-day field study in Bermuda for students of our high school at BIOS (Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
Arranged all travel and accommodations--flights, bus transportation, lodging, food, schedule of activities, etc.
Supervised three other teacher chaperones and shared teaching load for four subjects taught--Geology of Bermuda, Common Coral Reef Fish in Bermuda, Inveterebrates of Bermuda, and Flora and Fauna of Bermuda
6th Year Certificate in School Library MediaSouthern Connecticut State UniversityNew Haven, Connecticut | 1996
Masters Degress in the Teaching of ReadingBoston CollegeChestnut Hill, Massachusette | 1975
Bachelor of Arts EnglishAlbion CollegeAlbion, Michigan | 1971