CV - Resume Information

This page has a listing of my educational background, skills, trainings, and more

Education

San Jose State University - San Jose, CA

Master of Information Science


University of Redlands - Redlands, CA

Teaching Credential - Single Subject English

​Emphasis on Social Justice in Education

Union College - Lincoln, NE

Bachelor of Arts degrees in:

Communications - Journalism

Literature

Writing and Speaking *Minor in ​Religion


Cornell University Online - Ithaca, NY

​Plant-based Nutrition Certification

Skills

  • Microsoft Programs

  • Google Programs (including Google Classroom)

  • Technology in the Classroom

  • Digital Media Tools

  • Communication and Collaboration

Trainings & Certifications

  • Google Certified Educator

  • Mote Ambassador

  • Screencastify, Nearpod, and Kami Certified

  • Common Core Courses

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Training

  • Thinking Maps and Graphic Organizer Training

  • Sheltered Instruction

  • Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model Certified

  • Expository Reading and Writing Curriculum (ERWC) Certified

  • AVID Institute Trainings

  • AP Workshops

  • Educational-LARP Trainings

  • Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit workshops

Computer & Technology Skills

  • Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems, web and Internet browsers, and experienced with several major software programs including Google services. Can integrate these into lesson plans and use with students (and staff). Frequently called upon to help others utilize technology and web tools in their classroom and lessons.

  • Utilizes new technology, including social media tools, to keep students updated and informed.

  • Highly experienced integrating web and technology into lesson plans, such as cell phone responsive questions, online webquests and assignments, Google Classroom, Zoom for classes, assignment and progress texting to parents/guardians, and assessments on mobile devices.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, KeyNote, Adobe Photoshop, and Google versions of those programs.

  • ​Knowledgeable with Android and Apple systems, tablets, and applications.

  • Knowledgeable with district grading and testing services, such as Aeries and OARs.

  • Proficiency with the use of scanners, copiers and other printing and publication equipment.

Teaching & Educational Skills

Outgoing, dependable, honest, dedicated, and passionate, as well as a creative individual and team player with strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills. Have worked in numerous collaboration teams at different levels including department-wide, course-specific, AVID team, and special education teams.

  • Common Core highly experienced.

  • Technology in the classroom highly qualified.

  • Creates and shares lesson plans in Google Drive.

  • Experienced with differentiated instruction, UDL, and SEL models.

  • Background in educational justice.

  • Wrote three grant proposals, each resulting in a funded proposal in the 2017-2018 school year. Two were national grants.

  • Wrote a grant proposal that was funded for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Wrote a grant proposal that was funded for the 2019-2020 school year.

    • Also had a DonorsChoose project successfully funded.

  • Had a DonorsChoose project successfully funded in the 2020-2021 school year.

  • Wrote two grant proposals that were both funded for the 2021-2022 school year. One grant was for $10,000.