Resume


Professional Licenses

New York State

  • Professional School Media Specialist - September 1, 2010

  • Professional English Language Arts 7-12 - September 1, 2011

Education

Dec 2014  University of Wisconsin, Stout Menomonie, WI

  • Professional Development Certificate: eLearning and Online Teaching


May 2009  University at Albany, SUNY Albany, NY

  • Masters of Science: Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology.

  • Instructional Technology concentration. (GPA 4.0)


December 2004 University at Albany, SUNY Albany, NY

  • Masters in Library Science.

  • School Media Specialist concentration. (GPA 3.96)


December 2003 University at Albany, SUNY Albany, NY

  • Bachelors of Arts in Information Science and Policy.

  • Minors in English and General Education Studies.

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude (GPA 4.0)


May 2001 Dutchess Community College Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Music Performance Certificate.

  • Graduated with honors. (GPA 3.85)


Experience

2011-Present Yorktown High School Yorktown Heights, NY

School Media Specialist

  • Chair of the High School Technology Committee

  • Co-teach multiple technology enhanced units with classroom teachers

  • Responsible for student training in various technology tools

  • Part of Model Classroom Team for BYOD Pilot at the High School


2007- 2011 Pawling High School Pawling, NY

School Media Specialist

  • Designed and piloted an online Contemporary Literature/Information Literacy Course

  • Designed and Co-taught portions of AP English Language online

  • Co-taught various technology enhanced units with classroom teachers

  • Taught numerous technology related Professional Development Courses


2004-2007 New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School New Lebanon, NY

School Media Specialist

  • Designed and co-taught multiple units in Blackboard with English Teachers

  • Organized two Superintendent’s Conference Days on Technology

  • Co-Author of Questar III BOCES Regional Information Literacy Curriculum

  • Implemented 7-12 Information Literacy Classes


2002-2004 Philmont Public Library Philmont, NY

Library Director

  • Conducted Basic Computer Classes for community members

  • Improved and maintained the quality of library services to the residents


Online Teaching Experiences


2016                      University at Albany, SUNY                                 Albany, NY

Course Designer and Adjunct Instructor

  • IIST 666 Creating Innovators - the Maker Movement


2015 - Present             University of Wisconsin - Stout         Menomonie, WI

Course Designer and Associate Lecturer

  • EDUC 656 - Bullying and Cyberbullying In Schools

  • EDUC 660 - Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture

  • EDUC 645 - School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

2015                             Arlington High School        Lagrangeville, NY

Online Course Designer and Facilitator

  • Designed taught “BYOD - Mobile Learning in the Classroom” Blended Course


2013 - Present Creative Teacher Education Institute* Bohemia, NY

Online Course Designer and Teacher

  • PEDC 9002 A+ Online Tools for Every Learner

  • PEDC 9085 Apps for Google Apps

  • PEDC 9008 Assessment Made Easy

  • PEDC 9086 BYOD - Mobile Learning in the Classroom

  • PEDC 9019 DASA - Dignity for All Students Act

  • PEDC 9087 Google Apps for Beginners

  • PEDC 9088 Intermediate Google Apps - Google Apps for Assessment

  • PEDC 9089 Incorporating Cell Phones into the Classroom

  • PEDC 9074 iPad Assessment Methods

  • PEDC 9075 iPad Presentation Methods

  • PEDC 9090 Literature Outside of the English Classroom

(*All courses have been approved for Graduate Level Credit from the University of the Pacific)


2013 Dutchess County BOCES Poughkeepsie, NY

Online Course Facilitator

  • Model Schools Internet Safety Course

  • Teaching Online 103 - Reading Strategies


2010-2011 Mid Hudson BOCES Consortium New Paltz, NY

Co-Lead Author

  • Created an online course that blends Information Literacy Skills and Social Studies



Other Professional Experiences

2015 New York Library Association - SSL Conference Tarrytown, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and co-presented "ReThinking Learning Spaces"


2015 Lower Hudson Council of Administrative Women in Education Valhalla, NY

Speaker

  • “Harnessing the power of Technology to maximize the impact of our roles”

2015 NYSCATE Mid Hudson Valley Conference Wappingers Falls, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and co-presented "ReThinking Learning Spaces"

  • Designed and presented "Classroom in your Pocket - Mobile Learning in the Classroom"


2014  - Present    School Library Media Specialists of Southeastern New York    Technology Chair/ Conference Committee

  • Update and maintain the SLMSSENY Website

  • Engage in Social Media exchanges on behalf of SLMSSENY

  • Plan for the NYLA - SSL Spring Conference 2015


2014    TechForum NY               Tarrytown, NY

Panelist

  • Google: Beyond the Basics

  • ReThinking Learning Spaces


2014 - Present     Intel Teachers Engage    Portland, OR

Blogger/Moderator

  • Author a monthly blog post called "Cut to the Core: Tech solutions for the Common Core"

  • Moderate discussions in the Intel Teachers Engage Community


2014 New York Library Association - SSL Conference Syracuse, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and presented "Pocket Librarianship: Mobile Learning in the Library"


2014 NYSCATE Mid Hudson Valley Conference Wappingers Falls, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and co-presented "PowerPoint vz. Prezi: What each can do (Anything you can do, I can do better!)"

  • Designed and presented "What color is your AuRa: Augmented Reality in the classroom"

  • Designed and presented "Increase your hAPPiness with Google Drive"


2013 NYSCATE Annual Conference Rochester, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and co-presented "PowerPoint vz. Prezi: What each can do (Anything you can do, I can do better!)"


2013 NYSCATE Mid Hudson Valley Conference Wappingers Falls, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and presented "Take Out Your Cell Phones: 10 easy ways to use cell phones in your curriculum"


2012 NYSCATE Mid Hudson Valley Conference Wappingers Falls, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and presented "Schoology vs. My Big Campus: A comparison of LMS"


2011 NYSCATE Mid Hudson Valley Conference Wappingers Falls, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and presented "Designing and Facilitating Online Courses: Notes from the Field"

  • Presented e3 curriculum


2009 Mid Hudson BOCES Consortium New Paltz, NY

Presenter

  • Designed and presented a workshop on Plagiarism and Copyright in the 21st Century

  • Designed and presented a workshop on Using Wikipedia in the classroom


2007 Capital Area School Development Association Albany, NY

Presenter

  • Presented on the regional Information Literacy Curriculum that I helped develop at Questar III BOCES


Publication Information


2014 - Present    Tech & Learning Magazine       New York, NY

Product Reviewer

  • Evaluate and write extended reviews of technology products for education.


2012-Present      Tech & Learning Magazine       New York, NY

Awards of Excellence Reviewer

  • Review new and updated products for the Awards of Excellence.


Awards and Recognition

2014   Google Education Trainer

  • Awarded to an individual who demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of Google Apps for Education and a commitment to providing professional development in Google Apps.

2014   Google Educator: Google Apps for Education + Chrome

  • Awarded to an individual who demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of Google Apps for Education.

2012 Individually Qualified in Google Apps for Education

  • Awarded to an individual who demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of Google Apps for Education.

2011    Lee Bryant Outstanding New York State Teacher of the Year

  • Awarded by New York State Association for Computing and Technology in Education to a teacher who has implemented or demonstrated the use of technology to improve education in an outstanding manner.