MY RESUME

Milton Beresford Francis, MSc.

9 Fordham Hill Oval, Apt. 15B, Bronx, NY, 10468

718-220-9169

sicnarfnotlim@yahoo.com

 

Education, and Certifications

Doctoral (PhD) candidate in Educational Technology

Walden University

Master of Science in Instructional Technology 

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), NY December, 2007

MBA credits in Public Sector Management

Mona School of Business (MSB), University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica, 2000 (incomplete degree)

Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Jamaica, 1995

Certificate in Education (Teaching of Mathematics)

University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Jamaica, 1990

Trained Teacher Certificate in Secondary Education

Church Teachers’ College, Mandeville, Jamaica, 1981 

 

Provisional Certification

NY State Secondary Education, 2003

Key Qualifications

Certified in Mathematics (7-12)

Plan and instruct using a wide variety of teaching aids, motivational and implementation strategies to engage students in active learning.

Incorporate learning modality principles into classroom and individual instruction.

Implement technological approaches to subject material. Research educational resources on the Internet. Assist with information retrieval.

Future Instructional Technologist

To design and conduct various faculty and student workshops for training in word processing and spreadsheet software, as well as in the use of the latest technology software such as the Interactive White Board.  Teachers will also be trained in the use of software products like HyperStudio and Flash.   

Computer Skills

v     Software (PC and MAC environments): Microsoft Windows®, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

v      Working knowledge of the Internet

v     System installations and debugging; terminal/printer operations

 

 Employment

Professional Experience (Teaching)

Ø       General Education Teacher of Mathematics, High School for Teaching and the Professions, Grades 10-12 (September 2005 to present).

Ø       General Education Teacher of Mathematics, Walton High School, Grades 11-12 (September 2001 to August 2005).

Ø       Vice Principal, Mathematics Teacher, (Grade 12), Meadowbrook High School, Jamaica (September 1999 to August 2001).

Ø       Grade 11 Supervisor, Economics, Grades 12 -13, and Mathematics Teacher Grades 11-12, Kingston College, (September 1995 to August 1999).

Ø       The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Junior Achievement Executive Director, 1991 to 1995 (a position held while studying)

Ø       Mathematics Teacher, St. Andrew Technical High School, Grades 9-11, 1983 to 1989. (That’s when my love for computers began)

Ø       Mathematics Teacher, Ardenne High School, Grades 7- 9 (1981 to 1983).

 

Professional Experience (Technology)

     Technology Coordinator and Web Master, The High School for Teaching and The Professions.

            Experienced in the use of the Internet and educational software such as Microsoft                 

            Access, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft 

            Windows Movie Maker, Microsoft Works, HyperStudio, Inspiration, Interactive 

            White Board (SMART Board), Texas Instrument (TI Connect), and SMART

            View. 

        

      Internet Experience (Some Websites) 

    

            http://iris.nyit.edu/~mfranc02

 

            http://whyzzzguy.htmlplanet.com/index.html

 

            http://www.webquest.org/questgarden/lessons/31874-060726202301/index.htm

 

            http://www.webspawner.com/users/teacherfrancis/index.html

 

            http://hstnp.newvisionsk12.org (School Website Manager)

 

            http://teacherweb.com/NY/HighSchoolforTeachingandTheProfessions/MathematicsWebQuest

   

 Professional Affiliations

United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

American Federation of Teachers (AFT)