Curriculum Vitae


Education, Honors, and Certifications

Recipient of Technology Administrator of the Year, TCEA Educator Award, 2014
Google Certified Teacher, 2013
Masters of Education in Educational Technology: Texas State University, 2007
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish: Texas State University, 1993
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science: Texas State University, 1992
Standard Texas Certification: Technology Applications (EC-12); Qualify for Master Technology Cert. K-12 Provisional Texas Certification: Secondary Spanish (6-12)
Central Texas Writing Project Teacher Consultant
Intel "Teach to the Future" Certification
Certified LoTi (Levels of Technology Integration) National Trainer
Texas Virtual School Network Certified Online Course Instructor

Special Skills & Training

Published Preventing Plagiarism, TechEdge Magazine, August 2015
Presenter at 2015 Texas CTO Conference
Presenter at 2015 Chromebook Academy
Presenter at 2015 Adobe Academy
Keynote Speaker at Central Texas Writing Project, True Technology Integration & SAMR Model
Presneter at 2015 Tots and Technology Conference
Presenter at 2015 TCEA Conference
Published Six ePortfolio Solutions for Schools, TechEdge Magazine, February 2015
Published The TCEA Triple Threat, TechEdge Magazine, February 2015
Judge at 2015 Area 1 Robotics Competition
Presenter at 2014 Chromebook Academy
Presenter at 2014 Emerge 2014: TCEA Area 10/11 Conference
Presenter at Area 1 4th Annual Librarian Conference 2014
Presenter at 2014 Tots & Technology Conference
Technical Book Reviewer for Packt Publishing; Current book "Moodle Course Design Best Practices"
Presenter at 2014 TCEA Conference on "Digital Writing", "Building Your Own Virtual Classroom", and 
        "Creating Online PD that Works"
Co-Host for 2014 Weekly Webinar Series on "Digitizing Writing"
Presenter at 2013 ISTE Conference on "eLearning Roadmap"
Presenter at 2011 TxDLA Conference on "Moodle Mania: Online Professional Development that Works"
Presenter at 2011 TCEA Convention on "Molding Learning with Moodle"
Presenter at 2010 Heart of Texas Workshop on "Digitizing the Writing Workshop"
Presenter at 2010 TCEA Moodle Moot on "Creating Exceptional Courses in Moodle"
Presenter at 2010 TCEA Area 7 Technology Conference on "Creating Exceptional Courses in Moodle"
Presenter at 2010 TxDLA Conference on "Moodle Mayhem: Expanding Learning in Urban School Districts"
Presenter at 2009 Parent Summit on "Academic Dishonesty: Digital Cheating"
Presenter at 2009 Bilingual Symposium on "Voicethread in the Classroom"
Presenter at 2009 LOTE (Languages Other Than English) Conference on "Concept Mapping"
Presenter at 2009 GEAR UP – FISHnet Camp on "Moodle in the Classroom"
Presenter at 2009 Strategic Open Source Conference on "Social Bookmarking with Delicious"
Presenter at 2009 TCEA Area 7 Technology Conference on "Nings in Education"
Presenter at 2009 Texas State University EdTech09 Conference on "Social Networking in Education"
Presenter at 2008 TCEA Convention on "The Wonderful World of Wikis"
Presenter at 2007 Central Texas Writing Project Conference on "Writing with Digital Stories"
Experience in developing and delivering professional development
Experience in developing online programs for both K-12 students and district staff
Experience in working with departments in order to help review and revise the curriculum of courses taught
Experience with Adobe applications, including Go Live, Photoshop, and Premiere
Technology integration training and experience
Manager of instructional technology trainers
Web Instructor Certification Program, Region 4 Education Service Center
Online Instructor Training, Harris County Department of Education
Experience conducting webinars using Adobe Connect

Employment History

DEL VALLE ISD, DISTRICT WIDE
December 2011 - Current
Instructional Technology Coordinator

STATE OF TEXAS, Department of Operations & Process Improvement
June 2011 - November 2011
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER & COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

DALLAS ISD, DISTRICT WIDE
May 2010–May 2011
Online Learning Specialist

SAN ANTONIO ISD, DISTRICT WIDE
April 2009–April 2010
District Technology Instructional Facilitator

LOCKHART ISD, LOCKHART JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
August 2001–March 2009
Instructional Technology Facilitator

LOCKHART ISD, LOCKHART HIGH SCHOOL
August 1998–May 2001
9-12 Spanish Teacher

GIDDINGS ISD, GIDDINGS HIGH SCHOOL
August 1996–May 1998
9-12 Spanish Teacher

LULING ISD, LULING HIGH SCHOOL
August 1994–May 1996
9-12 Spanish Teacher

SAN MARCOS CISD, SAN MARCOS HIGH SCHOOL
Spring 1994
9-12 Spanish and Government Teacher

Professional Associations

Member, Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA)
Co-Coordinator, Central Texas TxDLA Regional Group
Member, Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA)
Member, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Member, TECSig (Technology Coordinators Special Interest Group)
Member, LIBSig (Library Special Interest Group)
Member, VLSig (Virtual Learning Special Interest Group)