Special Skills

Some special job skills that I possess related to educational technologies include:
  • Proven project management skills, in a variety of complex projects, such as installation of dozens of libraries, a city-wide book club (9 yrs), a city-wide Battle of the Books competition (9 yrs), and various technology programs
  • Proven leadership within CPS and in various state and national organizations
  • Professional development design and delivery in face-to-face, online, and hybrid systems
  • Event management, including events with high-level dignitaries in Chicago and national events
  • Website development skills in Wikispaces and Google Sites; Winksite (mobile site)
  • Communications: Excellent writing and speaking skills; long-term skills in communicating with large groups of teachers; proven, successful public speaker
  • Experience in working in elementary and high school teaching environments; long-term experience in working with administrators at the district, network, and school level
  • Adeptness in working in a variety of social media; robust professional learning network; participatory environments
  • Ability to create engaging presentations in video, PowerPoint/Keynote, and various Web 2.0 tools, such as Prezi, Vuvox, & Google presentations
  • Ability to create informational videos using a variety of editing tools; proficiency in Camtasia Studio
  • Proficiency on PC & Mac iOS systems
  • Long-time experiences in using videoconferencing, webinars, and digital video for a variety of professional and classroom communications
  • I am a Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Qualified, and hold a Certificate of Completion for the Power Searching with Google course.