Technology Educator/ Facilitator August 2012 to CurrentKingsbury Day School
Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations to insure a safe and healthful environment for all students Participates as part of a collaborative team which may include parents, care providers, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational and Physical Therapists, instructional and agency staff, provides assessment, consultation, and support services for students with assistive technology needs Trains staff in the use of high and low technology such as communication devices, computer hardware/software, and peripheral equipment Provides in-service training and staff development activities to parents, teachers, administrators, and agency personnel Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with students, teachers, staff, parents, and other agencies Participate in a variety of educational meetings related to student needs Advises and assist teachers to determine what and when to integrate appropriate technology tools in the curriculum to enhance teaching and learning Models technology usage for staff and shares the vision of integrating technological components Integrates technology (SMART Technologies-response clickers, SMART Board, Moodle, Web-based resources, Educational software, mobile labs, iPads, LiveScribe Pulse Pens and Kindles) Strong knowledge of foundation in pedagogy and teaching methodologies Develop and maintain a library of curriculum-driven support materials and technology enhanced resources for grade levels and subject areas for teachers Assist teachers with developing and implementing learning goals to support student achievement according to their Individualized Education Goals (IEP Goals) Implemented and facilitates 1:1 iPad initiative in grades K-8 Uses computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to enhance classroom instruction Incorporated technology education standards, cooperative learning activities, differentiated instruction, and performance based assessments Reads technical manuals, confer with users, or conducted computer diagnostics to investigate or resolve problems, and provides technical assistance and support Installs and performs minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications Answers user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems Follows all student accommodations as outline in the Individualized Education Plan Established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students Uses computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
Career Technical Education Middle School Teacher August 2007 to June 2012Craven County Schools － New Bern, North Carolina
Maintained accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations Attended and facilitated professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence Prepared, administered, and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress Used computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
Prepared materials and classrooms for class activities Sponsored extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests Established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students Conferred with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems Collaborated with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of middle school programs Performed additional duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading Enforced all administration policies and rules governing students Instructed and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage Prepared students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks Instructed students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations Taught in a blended learning environment to using the Learning Management Systems Brainhoney and Moodle Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Technology Support Specialist January 2007 to June 2007Craven County Schools － New Bern, North Carolina
Oversaw the daily performance of the school wide computer systems Referred major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service Read technical manuals, confer with users, or conducted computer diagnostics to investigate or resolve problems, and provided technical assistance and support Installed and performed minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications Answered user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems Set up equipment for employee use, performed or ensured proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software Maintained records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities Conferred with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.
M.Ed : Instructional Technology, 3 2016JONES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY － Centennial, ColoradoEd.D K-12 Education Leadership (Candidate
Completed coursework towards NC Teacher Licensure : 12 2008EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY － Greenville, North Carolina
B.S : Information Systems Management, 5 2004UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE － Okinawa, JapanInformation Systems Management