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Curriculum Vitae for Miguel Guhlin


Professional Experience

Administrative Experience

  • Director of Technology Operations, East Central ISD, (04/30/2012 - Present)

  • Director, Instructional Technology & Learning Services, San Antonio ISD, (06/03/2002 - 04/26/2012)

  • Coordinator, Pathways to Advance Virtual Education, Northside ISD, (02/2001–05/2002)

  • Campus Technology Coordinator. E.C. Brice Elementary, Mt. Pleasant ISD (1994–1995)

Education Consulting Experience

  • Education Consultant on Learning Management Systems (e.g. Moodle) for PC-PALS Solutions (11/2011 - Present)

  • Educational Technology Consultant, Northside ISD, (05/2000 - 08/2002)

  • Professor of Record (EDUC 6309 Interactive Design for the Classroom, EDAD 5320: Systems Thinking: Theory and Application), Houston Baptist University (2002)

  • On Site Coordinator, Houston Baptist University and Masters Online, (2001–2002)

  • Educational Technology Consultant for Northside ISD and ESC-12, Texas, (12/2000–02/2001)

  • Educational Specialist (and component webmaster), Educational Technology Services and Resources]], Education Service Center, Region 20 (12/1996–12/2000)

  • Instructional Interface Specialist & District Webmaster, Harlandale ISD (6/1996–12/1996)

  • Web Page Design Consultant, Hughes Springs’ City Hall (1996)

  • District Instructional Technologist & District Webmaster, Mt. Pleasant ISD (1995–1996)

  • Education Consultant, Education Service Center, Region 20, Texas (June, 1996)

Classroom Experience

  • Third Grade Bilingual Teacher, Campus Technology Coordinator. E.C. Brice Elementary, Mt. Pleasant ISD (1994–1995)

  • Instructional Specialist for Fifth and Sixth Grades (included staff supervisory duties), Alonso S. Perales Elementary, Edgewood ISD (1993–1994)

  • Accelerated Instruction & Migrant Services (Chapter I) Teacher, Campus Technology Coordinator, and District Technology Presenter, Alonso S. Perales Elementary, Edgewood ISD (1992–1993)

  • Sixth Grade Bilingual Teacher, Alonso S. Perales Elementary, Edgewood ISD (1991–1992)

  • Fifth Grade ESL and Language Arts Teacher, Frank Newman Campus, Cotulla, Texas (1990–1991)

  • Fifth Grade Teacher, St. Mary Magdalen’s Catholic School, San Antonio, Texas (February, 1990-May, 1990)


Texas Teaching Certificates

Education

  • Hours Earned towards Educational Leadership Doctorate

  • Master of Arts in Bicultural/Bilingual Studies (1993)

  • Bachelor of Arts in English (1989)

  • High School Diploma, Central Catholic Marianist High School (1986)

Other Education

Instructional


Online Learning

  • Google Certified Teacher, Google Teacher Academy for Administrators (March, 2010) - View Certificate

  • Certified as a Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) Online Instructor (November, 2009)

  • Certified as a LOTI District Trainer (May, 2009)

  • Certified as a PBS Teacherline Online Facilitator (October, 2008)

  • PBS Capstone Coaches Training (January 31, 2008)

  • Thinkfinity Field Trainer (June 21–22, 2008)

Technology and Leadership

  • Microsoft Project 2007 - Level 1 and Level 2 (April, 2008)

  • Implications Wheel, ESSDACK (October, 2007)

  • SAISD Effective Employee Practices (January, 2004)

  • Capturing Kids’ Heart: Leadership Training (Fall, 2003)

  • Capturing Kids’ Hearts (Fall, 2003)

  • mClass: TPRI on the Palm Handheld Computer - Trainer of Trainers (June 2, 2003)

  • Lasso 5/6 Training (October, 2002)

  • Certified TIFTECH Trainer for Foundations, Curriculum & Instruction, and Policy & Leadership Strands

  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certification for MS Office 2000 Products including Word, Excel and Powerpoint (2000)

  • Using Microsoft Access 97/2000 with IDC/HTX and SQL

  • Database Connectivity Using Tango and/or Filemaker Pro Web Companion (1998)

  • Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) Certified and Software Support Facilitator (1997)

  • TENET Master Trainer (1995)

  • Certified Cara y Corazon Family Strengthening Facilitator (November 17, 1994)

  • Dale Carnegie Human Relations Course (1988)

Languages

  • Spanish

Network/Server Setup and Management

  • Command line installation of UbuntuLinux Apache/MySQL/PHP web server via SSH, setup of Moodle course management system, WordPress and Joomla content management systems.

  • Experience with setup and remote imaging of computers using FOG Cloning Solution.

  • Remote administration of multiple servers (e.g. Windows 2007 Server and RedHatLinux) featuring web Apache, php/MySQL web sites, as well as Internet Information Server (IIS) in support of the Instructional Technology and Library Services web and database servers (San Antonio ISD).

  • Remote administration of the 3 Pathways to Advance Virtual Education (PAVE) Windows 2000 Servers. These 3 web servers feature multiple, web-enabled Filemaker Pro databases, a web and FTP server, and WebBoard, as well as a streaming video server, used by the Pathways to Advance Virtual Education (PAVE) program, a $2.7 million TIE Funded Initiative.

  • Administered a Windows NT database server that hosts multiple databases, including both MS Access and Filemaker Pro 5 databases. This server was responsible for the Texas Library Connection Information Center, which is accessed by over 4,000 campuses and 800 districts in Texas.

  • Wrote an Erate application and was involved in facilitating the writing of a technology plan, including requests for proposals for campus networking (1998–1999)

  • Led multiple campuses in Region 20 through the writing of a TIFTECH Grant application, including review of hardware and software (1999)

  • Reviewed Technology Integration in Education (TIE) grants for the Texas Education Agency (1998, 1996).

  • Led a public school campus in the writing and implementation of technology plan, including hardware (local area network) and software deployment. (1992–1995)

Memberships

  • Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA)

    • Past President for TECSIG, 2007–2008

    • President for TECSIG, 2006–2007

    • Vice-President (President Elect) for TECSIG, 2005–2006

    • Area 20 (San Antonio) Director, 2002–2004

  • Association for Curriculum Supervision and Development (ASCD), 2002-Present

  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), 2001-Present

Publications

Professional Organization-Supported Blogs and/or Podcasts

Journal Articles and Book Chapter(s)

  1. Guhlin, M. (March, 2014). "Avoid Sucker’s Choice When Choosing Tech for Schools," SchoolCIO.

  2. Guhlin, M. (February, 2014). "7 Tips for Avoiding Technology Implementation Failure," SchoolCIO.

  3. Guhlin, M. (January, 2014). "3 Words to Avoid," SchoolCIO.

  4. Guhlin, M. (September, 2013). "The Undiscussables of Tech Leadership," SchoolCIO.

  5. Guhlin, M. (June, 2013). "The Disinterested Leader," SchoolCIO.

  6. Guhlin, M. (April, 2013). "Achieving Escape Velocity," SchoolCIO.

  7. Guhlin, M. (April, 2013). "What School CTOs Should Get Fired For," SchoolCIO.

  8. Guhlin, M. (March, 2013). "It's the Leadership, Stupid!," SchoolCIO.

  9. Guhlin, M. (January, 2013). "Creating, not Criticizing, Together," SchoolCIO.

  10. Guhlin, M. (December, 2012). "Solving Problems Together," SchoolCIO.

  11. Guhlin, M. (November, 2012). "Doing First Things First," SchoolCIO.

  12. McLeod, S. & Lehmann, C. (2011). "What School Administrators Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media".Co-author--with Scott Floyd--of chapter on Course Management Systems.

  13. Guhlin, M. (Fall, 2010). "5 Steps to Digitizing the Writing Workshop," MassCUE.

  14. Guhlin, M. (Fall, 2010). "5 Actions to Twitterrific Teaching," TechEdge.

  15. Guhlin, M. (Fall, 2009). "8 Tips to Successful Online Course Facilitation," TechEdge.

  16. Guhlin, M. (Fall, 2009). "Social Media Tools: Gathering the Loose Threads," TechEdge.

  17. Guhlin, M. (April, 2009). “Practical Moodle Tips for Technology Administrators,” Education World.

  18. Guhlin, M. (March, 2009). “Moodle-izing Your Education Enterprise,” Education World.

  19. Guhlin, M. (February, 2009). “Five Lessons for Mobile Device Implementation,” Education World.

  20. Guhlin, M. (2009). “Download a la Mode: Creating Dynamic, Engaging Online Learning Experiences,” TechEdge.

  21. Guhlin, M. (2009). “Exploring Professional Learning Networks: The Twitter Experience,” TechEdge.

  22. Guhlin, M. (2008). “Embracing Citizen-Journalism in K-12 Leadership,” TechEdge.

  23. Guhlin, M. (2008). “Download a la Mode: 7 Answers to Frequently Asked Techie Questions,” TechEdge.

  24. Guhlin, M. (2008). “Creativity - Isolated No Longer - Online Publishing,” TechEdge.

  25. Guhlin, M. (December, 2008). “Who We Are Together, Not Apart,” Education World.

  26. Guhlin, M. (September, 2008). “Five Essential Tech Tools for School Administrators (Part 3),” Education World.

  27. Guhlin, M. (August, 2008). “Five Essential Tech Tools for School Administrators (Part 2),” Education World.

  28. Guhlin, M. (July, 2008). “Five Essential Tech Tools for Campus Administrators (Part 1),” Education World.

  29. Guhlin, M. (June, 2008). “Five Selection Criteria for Visitor Management Systems,” Education World.

  30. Guhlin, M. (May, 2008). “How to manage your district’s learning opportunities,” Education World.

  31. Guhlin, M. (April, 2008). “Building your personal learning network,” Education World.

  32. Guhlin, M. (March, 2008). “Broadcast Learning: The Power of Network Learning,” Education World.

  33. Guhlin, M. (March, 2008). “Wikifying the Superintendents’ Work,” The School Administrator.

  34. Guhlin, M. (March, 2008). “Achieving Web Site Nirvana: Content Management Systems,” Education World.

  35. Guhlin, M. (February, 2008). “Beyond Email: Managing Content in a Read/Write World,” Education World.

  36. Guhlin, M. (October, 2007). “Product Guide: Tablets,” Technology and Learning Magazine.

  37. Guhlin, M. (February, 2007). “Are You Ready for Open Source?,” Technology and Learning Magazine.

  38. Guhlin, M. with Burr, P. L. (2007). “Managing and Distributing Content for Maximum Teaching Access and Effectiveness,” TechEdge.

  39. Guhlin, M. (2007). “Digital Storytelling with Web-based Tools,” TechEdge.

  40. Guhlin, M. (2007). “Doing the Moodle Mambo - Fostering New Literacies,” TechEdge.

  41. Guhlin, M. (2007). “Build Your Own Personal Learning Network,” TechEdge.

  42. Guhlin, M. (2007). “Mac Utilities and Online Polling Tools,” TechEdge.

  43. Guhlin, M. (2007). “The Short List of Must-Have Firefox Add-ons,” TechEdge.

  44. Guhlin, M. (2007). “Download a la Mode 9: Mac Software Worth Stealing,” TechEdge.

  45. Guhlin, M. (2007). “Download a la Mode 8: Best of Both Worlds,” TechEdge.

  46. Guhlin, M. (2006). “The Innovative CIO,” School CIO Magazine.

  47. Guhlin, M. (2006). “Mission Possible,” School CIO Magazine.

  48. Guhlin, M. (April, 2006). “Protecting Deleted Files,” TechLearning.com.

  49. Guhlin, M. (April, 2006). “5 Steps to Problem-based Professional Development,” TechLearning.com.

  50. Guhlin, M. (April, 2006). “Free Graphic Editors,” TechLearning.com.

  51. Guhlin, M. (March, 2006). “Automate Your E-Mail Chores,” TechLearning.com.

  52. Guhlin, M. (March, 2006). “Creating and Sharing a Calendar,” TechLearning.com.

  53. Guhlin, M. (March, 2006). “Creating Online Tutorials,” TechLearning.com.

  54. Guhlin, M. (March, 2006). “Converting Powerpoint Slides to Web-based,” TechLearning.com.

  55. Guhlin, M. (March, 2006). “Storing Files Online,” TechLearning.com.

  56. Guhlin, M. (February, 2006). “Solving Problems with Open Source Solutions,” TechLearning.com.

  57. Guhlin, M. (February, 2006). “Sharing Images,” TechLearning.com.

  58. Guhlin, M. (February, 2006). “PDF Primer: Printing and Converting,” TechLearning.com.

  59. Guhlin, M. (February, 2006). “Storing Bookmarks Online,” TechLearning.com.

  60. Guhlin, M. (January, 2006). “Blog Watch Quote,” TechLearning.com.

  61. Guhlin, M. (January, 2006). “PDF Primer: Printing and Converting,” TechLearning.com.

  62. Guhlin, M. (January, 2006). “Getting a Handle on District Technology Assets,” TechLearning.com.

  63. Guhlin, M. (January, 2006). “A Worldwide Conversation: The Benefits and Dangers of Blogs as Personal Learning Networks,” TechEdge.

  64. Guhlin, M. (January, 2006). “Free Tools to Ease Data Loss/Theft Concerns,” TechEdge.

  65. Guhlin, M. (December, 2005). “8 More Ways to Make Computing Easier,” TechLearning.com.

  66. Guhlin, M. (November, 2005). “50 Free Tools to Make Computing Easier,” TechLearning.com.

  67. Guhlin, M. (September, 2005). “Point/CounterPoint: Is Open Source the Answer?” ISTE’s Learning and Leading with Technology.

  68. Gosch, L. & Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2005). “Success Story: Technology Competency Certification Plan (TCCP),” NationalEdTechPlan.org.

  69. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2005). “Success Story: Technology Assessment Literacy Institute,” NationalEdTechPlan.org.

  70. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2005). “Success Story: Palm Handheld Computers,” NationalEdTechPlan.org.

  71. Guhlin, M. (March, 2005; May, 2005). “Download a la Mode: Free Software Tools to Make Computing Easier ,” TechLearning.com.

  72. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2005). “Solving Problems with Open Source Solutions”, TechEdge.

  73. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2005). “Facilitating Access to Campus Technology Data,” TechEdge.

  74. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2005). “Download a la Mode Column,” TechEdge. Available Online.

  75. Guhlin, M., & Baldoni, J. (December, 2004). “Bridging the Gap: Digital Video Usage in San Antonio ISD,” TechLearning.com.

  76. Guhlin, M. (September, 2004). “Handheld Technology Tip of the Month: Tracking Adequate Yearly Progress,” Technology Pathfinder for Administrators, v9, No.12.

  77. Guhlin, M. (September, 2004). “Handheld Technology Tip of the Month: Beam Multiple Documents ,” Technology Pathfinder for Teachers, v9, No.1.

  78. Guhlin, M. (June, 2004). “Handheld Technology Tip of the Month: Connect to the Internet, Check Email, and More,” Technology Pathfinder for Administrators, v9, No.9.

  79. Guhlin, M. (May, 2004). “Handheld Technology Tip of the Month: Print Documents from Your Handheld” Technology Pathfinder for Teachers, v9, No.8.

  80. Guhlin, M. (March, 2004). “Handheld Technology Tip of the Month: Share Data with Others,” Technology Pathfinder for Administrators, v9, No.6.

  81. Guhlin, M. (January, 2004). “Create Your Own Clickable Documents,” Technology Pathfinder for Administrators, v9, No.5.

  82. Guhlin, M. (January, 2004). “Handheld Technology Tip of the Month:Access Student Information Quickly” Technology Pathfinder for Administrators, v9, No.4.

  83. Guhlin, M. (Fall, 2004). “Staying in Touch: How To with Bulk Emailers,” TechEdge.

  84. Guhlin, M. (December, 2003). “Easy-to-Use Tool for Appraising Professional Staff,” Technology Pathfinder for Administrators, v9, No.3 (2).

  85. Guhlin, M. (Winter, 2003). “5 Steps to Problem-based Learning Enhanced Professional Development,” TechEdge.

  86. Guhlin, M. (Winter, 2003). “Maximizing Student Success,” TechEdge.

  87. Guhlin, M. (Fall, 2003). “5 Steps to Fostering Technology Applications:TEKS in Grades 6–8,” TechEdge.

  88. Guhlin, M. (Summer, 2003). “4 Steps to TPRI Handheld Implementation: Keeping Success in Hand,” TechEdge.

  89. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2003) “Make the Connection: TAKS, PBL, and Technology,” TechEdge.

  90. Guhlin, M. (February, 2003) “A Good Window: 3 Ways to Wipe IT Clean,” TechEdge.

  91. Guhlin, M (February, 2003) “Managing Your District’s Staff Development: Learning Management Systems

  92. Guhlin, M. (Winter, 2002) “Teachers must push technology’s tidal wave ,” Journal of Staff Development 23 (1), 40–41.

  93. Guhlin, M. “Methods that Work: Technology Competencies for Educators” American Educational Research Association (AERA) (September, 2002)-Paper Presentation.

  94. Guhlin, M. (Fall, 2002) “Fishing for IT: Applying Organizational Concepts to Instructional Technology,” TechEdge.

  95. Guhlin, M. (Summer, 2002) “Insights into Classroom Technology Integration Practices in K-12 Schools,” TechEdge.

  96. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2002) “Facilitating Language and Technology Acquisition,” TechEdge.

  97. Guhlin, M. (Spring, 2002) “Communication and Assessment for Higher Education Professionals,” TechEdge.

  98. Guhlin, M. (Winter, 2001) “Streaming Video: Beyond Our Grasp?,” TechEdge.

  99. Guhlin, M. (Winter, 2001) “Simulated Publishing on the Local Area Network (LAN) ,” TechEdge.

  100. Guhlin, M. (2001) “Wrongly Switched: Administrators Aren’t Train Conductors ,” TechEdge. Available online.

  101. Guhlin, M. (2001) “The Teacher is the Innovation,” TechEdge.

  102. Guhlin, M. (2001) “From Facilitator to Researcher: A Look Back at the CUT Institute,” TechEdge.

  103. Guhlin, M. (2000). “Graphically Organizing the Big6,” TechLearning.com.

  104. Guhlin, M. (2000). “5 Actions to Big6 Problem-based Lessons Using Graphic Organizers,” Big6 eNewsletter.

  105. Guhlin, M. (2000) “Publishing Your Web Site on the WWW,” TechEdge.

  106. Guhlin, M. (2000) “Choices & Decisions: Big6 Enhanced Lessons,” TechEdge.

  107. Guhlin, M. (2000) “The Curriculum Using Technology Institute,” TechEdge.

  108. Guhlin, M. (1999). Computers in Education (2nd Edition). ) “Stage a Well-Designed Saturday Session and They will Come!”. p.116.

  109. Guhlin, M. (1999). “Graphically Organizing the Big6,” TechEdge.

  110. Guhlin, M. (1999). “Freeware Internet Survival Tools,” TechEdge.

  111. Guhlin, M. (1999) “The Quest for Project-based Learning: Internet WebQuests”. TechEdge.

  112. Guhlin, M. (1999) “Placing Filemaker Pro Databases on The Web”. TechEdge.

  113. Guhlin, M. (1998) “Guacamole & Technology: A Fulfilling Combination”. TechEdge.

  114. Guhlin, M. (1998) “Hit It Every Time: Selecting Hit Counters for Your Web Pages”. TechEdge.

  115. Guhlin, M. (October, 1998) “Surviving the Educational Technology Gauntlet”. TechEdge, volume 18(2), 18–20.

  116. Guhlin, M. (September, 1998) “The Texas TIFTECH Adventure”. TechEdge, volume 18(1), 18–20.

  117. Guhlin, M. (March, 1998) “Dancing with Change: Should You Lead or Follow?”. TechEdge, volume 17(5), 34–36.

  118. Guhlin, M. (March, 1998) “The EETNET Institute: Building Technology Planning Endurance”. Intercultural Development Research Association Newsletter, volume 25(1), 17–19.

  119. Guhlin, M. (1997) “Spending that Internet Gold”. The Well-Connected Educator.

  120. Guhlin, M. (1997) “The Bilingual Technologist”. The Well-Connected Educator.

  121. Guhlin, M. (November, 1997) “Make Your Training Sizzle: Live Wires, Wet Blankets, and Technology”. TechEdge, volume 17(4), 14–15.

  122. Guhlin, M. (November, 1997) “The EETNET Institute: Building Technology Planning Endurance”. TechEdge, volume 17(3), 14–15, 30.

  123. Guhlin, M. (September, 1997) “The Principal Questions”. TechEdge, volume 17(2), 14–15.

  124. Guhlin, M. (September, 1997) “Anyone There?”. TechEdge Guest Editorial, volume 17(2), 25.

  125. Guhlin, M. (January, 1997) “Integrating Technology from the Classroom Up”. Technology Connection, volume 3(9), 25–26.

  126. Guhlin, M. (September, 1997) “Spending that Internet Gold: Beyond Evaluating Internet-based Curriculum Resources”. TechEdge, volume 17(2), 14–16,23.

  127. Guhlin, M. (May, 1997) “The Bridges of Technology Leadership”. TechEdge, volume 16(6), 12–13, 33.

  128. Guhlin, M. (1997) “5 Simple Steps to Supportive Teacher Environments”. TechEdge, volume 16(5), 10–13,15,20.

  129. Guhlin, M. (1997) “One Worksheet at a Time”. TechEdge, volume 16(4), 12–13.

  130. Guhlin, M. (1997) “Technology Tempest”. TechEdge, volume 16(3), 12–13.

  131. Guhlin, M. (January, 1997) “Integrating Technology from the Classroom Up”. Technology Connections.

  132. Guhlin, M. (1996) “Seven is Your Lucky Number”. TechEdge, volume 16(2), 10–12.

  133. Guhlin, M. (1996) “Integrating Technology into the Curriculum”. TechEdge.

  134. Guhlin, M. (August, 1996) “Technology Tidal Wave”. TechEdge, volume 16(1), 27–29, 33.

  135. Guhlin, M. (May, 1996) “Stage a Well-Designed Saturday Session and They will Come!”. Technology Connection, volume 3(3), 13–14.

  136. Guhlin, M. (Spring,1996) “The Internet without a Direct Connect”. Education Service Center, Region 8′s TechTalk, 1–3.

  137. Guhlin, M. (June, 1996) “Success Hangs by a Peripheral”. Technology Connections, Letters to the Editor.

  138. Guhlin, M. (January, 1996) “The Writing Technology Connection”. Technology Connections. Volume 2(9), 12–13.

  139. Guhlin, M. (November, 1995) “The Bilingual Technologist”. Technology Connections, volume 2(7), 10.

  140. Guhlin, M. (August, 1995) “The Writing-Technology Connection”. TechEdge, volume 15(1), 16–18.

  141. Guhlin, M. (1994) “Kids’ Summer Computer Camp”. Education Service Center, Region 8′s TechTalk.

  142. Guhlin, M. (1994) “Integrating Technology into the Curriculum” Electronic Book.

  143. Guhlin, M. (1994) “Internet Lessons” Electronic Book.

  144. Guhlin, M. (May 2, 1989). “Mother’s Day wish: Campus childcare,” UTSA Paisano.

  145. Guhlin, M. (December 6, 1988). “Don’t get Scrooged: Have Mystic Pizza for Christmas,” UTSA Paisano.


Speaking Engagements

  1. Conference Presenter, ISTE 2013 (Summer, 2013)

  2. Conference Presenter, TechFiesta 2013 (April, 2013)

  3. Conference Presenter, TCEA 2013 State Conference (February, 2013)

  4. Conference Presenter, Moodle Academy and TCEA 2012 State Conference (February, 2012)

  5. Featured Speaker, 4T Virtual Conference: Teachers Teaching Teachers About Technology (May, 2011)

  6. Featured Speaker, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD eLearning Conference (May, 2011)

  7. Featured Speaker, Texas Library Association 2011 Conference (April, 2011)

  8. Conference Speaker, TCEA 2011 State Conference, Austin, Tx (February, 2011)

  9. Keynote Speaker, Woodville ISD (August, 2010)

  10. Conference Speaker, Austin MoodleMoot, Austin, Tx (August, 2010)

  11. Keynote Speaker: Move Your World, Online Learning Teacher Professional Learning, Ysleta ISD (July, 2010)

  12. Conference Speaker, TCEA MoodleMoot 2010, Ft. Worth, Tx (June, 2010)

  13. Conference Speaker, Heart of Texas Writing Project Sensible Tech Conference, Austin, Tx (April, 2010)

  14. Conference Speaker, Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA), Dallas, Tx

  15. Featured Speaker,” TCEA Area 9 Conference, Jacksboro, Tx (October, 2009)

  16. Featured Speaker,” Texas CTO Conference, Austin, Tx (June, 2009)

  17. Keynote Speaker,” Strategic Open Source Conference (SOSCON09) 2009, Honey Grove, Tx (June, 2009)

  18. Guest Speaker,” Classroom 2.0 LIVE, International online venue with 151 participants (March, 2009)

  19. Moodle Habitudes,” Workshop at TechFiesta 2009, Education Service Center, Region 20 (April, 2009)

  20. Moodle Habitudes,” Workshop at the Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) (April, 2009)

  21. Featured Speaker,” Whitney ISD, Whitney, Tx (June, 2008)

    • Blog Your World

    • Podcast Panopoly

    • Digital Storytelling

    • Diigo the Web for Education

  22. Blog Your World!,” Featured Speaker, Fort Worth ISD (February, 2008)

  23. Podcast Panopoly,” Featured Speaker, Fort Worth ISD (February, 2008)

  24. Keynote Address: RESA2008 MiniConference: Think, Learn, Collaborate—Globally!,” Wayne Regional Education Service Area, Michigan (February, 2008)

  25. Keynote Address: The Future is Unwritten,” Oklahoma Technology Association (OTA) 2008 Learning with Technology Conference (February, 2008)

  26. Spotlight Presentation: Embracing Technology for Positive Change,” Oklahoma Technology Association (OTA) Learning with Technology Conference (February, 2008)

  27. Spotlight Presentation: Our Children Walk Alone,” Oklahoma Technology Association (OTA) Learning with Technology Conference (February, 2008)

  28. Embracing Change in a Wiki World, Permian Open Source Conference in West Texas” (November, 2007).

  29. Technology & Learning’s TechForum 2007”, Rockport, Texas (November, 2007).

  30. TCEA Area 9 Keynote Presenter (multiple sessions),” Wichita Falls, Texas (October, 2007).

  31. Blog Your World!,” KLRN ICTT Conference, San Antonio, Texas (September, 2007).

  32. Campus Improvement Planning with Technology,” Rosemont MS, Fort Worth, Texas (September, 2007).

  33. Keynote: Web 2.0 and Transforming How We Communicate, Collaborate, and Act Globally , El Paso ISD, El Paso, Texas (June, 2007).

  34. Unleashing the Power of Digital Storytelling, Newton ISD, Newton, Texas (June, 2007).

  35. Keynote Address: The Future is Unwritten,” Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand (TUANZ), New Zealand (March, 2007).

  36. Creating the Walled Garden: Web 2.0 Tools in K-12 Education,” Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand (TUANZ), New Zealand (March, 2007).

  37. Borg Your Blog,” Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand (TUANZ), New Zealand (March, 2007).

  38. Keynote Address: Embracing Technology for Positive Change (a.k.a. Surviving Old Solutions to New Problems),” Education Service Center, Region 11 (April, 2006).

  39. 5 Steps to District Blogs” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2006).

  40. Download a la Mode” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2006).

  41. Penguin Day 2005]]” Urban 15 Project, San Antonio, Texas (November 5, 2006).

  42. Online Professional Development” Government Technology Conference, Austin, Texas (February 3, 2005). Presented at request of the Director of Educational Technology for the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

  43. Making IT Happen: Transforming Teaching, Learning and Leadership” Birdville ISD, Ft. Worth, Texas (August 20, 2004).

  44. Problem-based Learning Academy” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2004)

  45. Web-Enabling Filemaker Pro Databases” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2004)

  46. 5 Steps to PBL Enhanced Professional Development” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2004)

  47. PBL Academy: Replicating PBL In Your District” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2004)

  48. Take Flight with Technology Area 16 Conference (August 12, 2003)

    • TAKS, Problem-based Learning and Technology’‘’

    • Assessing the LOTI Level of Instructional Activities’‘’

    • Creating Electronic Portfolios Using Powerpoint’‘’

    • Freeware Internet Survival Tools: Working with Graphics, Sounds, and Email Attachments’‘’

    • Teacher Technology Literacy Institute’‘’

  49. Professional Development Academy” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2003).

  50. Creating Database-backed Web Sites Using Dreamweaver MX and Access” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2003).

  51. Web-based Internship Portfolios” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2003).

  52. Striking a Balance” St. Mary’s University Presidents’ Peace Commission (October 23, 2002).

  53. Top 5 Ways to Tell If Your Teachers are Integrating Technology “ San Antonio ISD Summit (Summer, 2002).

  54. Creating Database-backed Web Sites with Filemaker Pro and Dreamweaver” National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) (June, 2002).

  55. Methods that Work: Technology Competencies for Educators” American Educational Research Association (AERA) (April, 2002).

  56. Pathways to Advance Virtual Education” The Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) 2002 Annual Conference, Ft. Worth, Texas (April 1–4, 2002)

  57. Web-based Internship Portfolios” Southwest Educational Research Association in Austin, Texas (February 14–16, 2002).

  58. Creating Database-backed Web Sites” Texas Computer Education Association state conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2002).

  59. Pathways to Advance Virtual Education (PAVE)” Texas Computer Education Association State Conference (TCEA), Austin, Texas (February 4–6, 2002).

  60. Pathways to Advance Virtual Education (PAVE)” The 3 Rs-Renewal, Responsibility, and Resilience 2002 Administrators’ Midwinter Conference on Education, Austin, Texas (January 28–30, 2002).

  61. Pathways to Advance Virtual Education (PAVE),” Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Tec-SIG Conference in Austin, Texas (October, 2001).

  62. Electronic Portfolios,” Texas Association for Educational Technology (TAET) State Conference in San Antonio, Texas (November 4, 2000).

  63. How to Use Graphic Organizers with the Big6 in Problem-based Learning,” Texas Association for Educational Technology (TAET) State Conference in San Antonio, Texas (November 3, 2000).

  64. PowerPoint in the Classroom,” Texas Association for Educational Technology (TAET) State Conference in San Antonio, Texas (November 3, 2000)

  65. How to Use WebQuests and Other Internet Projects in the K-12 Classroom,” Texas Association for Educational Technology (TAET) State Conference in San Antonio, Texas (November 2, 2000)

  66. Publishing Access 2000 Databases to the Web Using FrontPage 2000,” Education Service Center, Region 16, Amarillo, Texas (July 27,28, 2000)

  67. Creating Web-based Lessons: Webquests & Other Internet Projects,” NECC, Atlanta, Georgia (Summer, 2000).

  68. Creating Web-based Lessons” Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas (March 3, 2000).

  69. Creating Web-based Lessons” TCEA State Conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2000).

  70. Publishing Access 2000 Databases to the Web” TCEA State Conference in Austin, Texas (February, 2000).

  71. STARTNet: Curriculum Using Technology” TCET Symposium in San Antonio, Texas (December 13, 1999).

  72. Linking Filemaker Pro & Microsoft Access Databases to the Web” Syllabus Press National Conference in Dallas, Texas (April, 1999).

  73. Webbing the TEKS” Bilingual Educators Spring Conference at the Education Service Center, Region 20, San Antonio, Texas (March, 5, 1999).

  74. Webbing the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)” TechQuest 1999 in La Vernia, Texas (March, 1999).

  75. Simulations in the One-Computer Classroom” TechQuest 1999 in La Vernia, Texas (March, 1999).

  76. The Internet in the One-Computer Classroom” TechQuest 1999 in La Vernia, Texas (March, 1999).

  77. Creating Web Pages using Claris Home Page” Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) State Conference (1999)

  78. Technology Competencies for Educators” Texas Education Agency (1998)

  79. Creating Web Pages using Claris Home Page” Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) State Conference (1998)

  80. The One-Computer Classroom” Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) State Conference (1998)

  81. Introduction to the Internet using Netscape Navigator” Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) State Conference (1998)

  82. Technology Tools for At-Risk Students” International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Tel-Ed (1997).

  83. The Internet Learning Institute: Surfing to Serving” Internet Odyssey (1997).

  84. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Review” The STAR Center (1997)

  85. The Bridges of Technology Leadership” The STAR Center (1997)

  86. Accessing the World through TENET” Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) State Conference (1996)

  87. Publishing Via the Net” Technology Park, TCEA Area 20 Conference (1996)

  88. Tools for Change: Evaluating Your Technology Program” Texas Center for Educational Technology 21st Century Teaching and Learning Symposium (1996)

  89. Migrants & Technology: Technology in the Migrant Classroom” Texas A&M University at Commerce (1996)

  90. Technology Symposium” Austin State Capitol Rotunda (05/1995)

  91. Introduction to the Internet” Technology Park (1994)

  92. Parents’ Technology Institute” Perales Elementary, Edgewood ISD (1993)

  93. Preparing for the ESL ExCET” Education Service Center, Region 20 (6/1992)


Funded Grants and Commendations

Appreciation or Quoted in Publications (Newspapers, Newsletters, on the Web)

  • The Road from Banned to BYOD: Reflections on the New Normal: Education in the Age of Budget Cuts by ATPE News (Winter, 2011)

  • How To Get Started with Open Sourceby THE Journal (July, 2010)

  • Making IT Happen Award Winner by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) in collaboration with the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Technology Education Coordinators’ Group (TEC-SIG), February, 2009.

  • Top 10 Engaging Edublogs by James Falls, Social Media Explorer, January, 2008.

  • Top 10 Edublogs We Love by James Daly, Editor-in-Chief, EduTopia magazine in the September, 2007 issue.

  • TUANZ 2007 Interviewed and Featured in the TUANZ 2007 publication in March, 2007 issue.

  • Creating a Community of Learners Visual Thesaurus Feature Article.

  • TCEA Technology Administrator of the Year 2005 Nominee. Support documents (including recommendations).

  • A Guide to Handheld Computing in K-12 Schools. Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Report. (June 21, 2004).

  • Texas Schools Stay on Cutting Edge of Technology With Thousands of palmOne Handheld Computers for Administration, Assessment and Curriculum. PalmOne Press Release.(May 24, 2004).

  • San Antonio ISD Librarians’ Association (SALA) Publication, The Overdue (December, 2002).

  • The Bilingual Technologist. RMC Research Corporation’s Promising Practices web page (December, 1998).

  • Getting the Word Out By Computer. Mt. Pleasant Texas Daily Tribune Newspaper (November, 1995).


Certificates and/or Letters of Appreciation

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteering to Support NECC 2008 Conference

  • Bilingual/ESL Cooperative Appreciation Certificate (2000)

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Electronic Assessment Tools. Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas (March, 1999).

  • Certificate of Appreciation for WebQuest Design. Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas (March, 1999).

  • Approaches to Staff Development. Classroom Connect Recognition (October, 1998)

  • Professional Development Materials. Classroom Connect Recognition (October, 1997)

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Enhancement of Mt. Pleasant ISD Technology Program. Awarded by Mt. Pleasant ISD Principals (12/1995).

  • Certificate of Achievement for Parents’ Computer Training. Awarded by Parent Involvement Coordinator for Mt. Pleasant ISD (11/1995).

  • Superintendent Letter of Appreciation, Technology Symposium (02/08/1995).

  • Campus Accreditation Report for Perales Elementary School. Texas Education Agency Peer Review Team. (1994).


References

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