What do I bring to education?

Instructional & Technological Guidance, Leadership, & Practicality

(and a bit of humor)

Certifications

  • Virginia Administration and Supervision endorsement - PreK-12. 2019-2029

  • Viginia Teacher Certification - Technology Education, History and Social Studies. 2019-2029

  • North Carolina Teacher Certification - Technology Education, 6-12 Social Studies. 2017 - 2022.

  • National Board Certification – Social Studies History. 2010.

Education

  • Educational Leadership, School Administration. James Madison University June 2019

  • Masters of Education, Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction. University of North Carolina at Greensboro 2003

  • Bachelors of Education, Social Sciences Education. Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1993

Teaching Experience

Instructional Technology Coach 2014 - present

Bedford County Schools, Bedford, VA

Montgomery County Schools, VA

  • Provides professional development and technology support to students and staff by creating learning experiences in areas of digital literacy, technology integration, SAMR, and personalized learning.

  • Implemented instructional and technical resources for staff and district use including GSuite for Education, instructional screencasts for technology use, and research tools for teachers and students.

Social Studies Teacher 1998 - 2014

Pender County Schools. Topsail, North Carolina 2003 - 2014

Davie County Schools. Mocksville, NC 2000 - 2003

Downtown Middle School, Winston-Salem, NC 1998 - 2000

  • Mentor probationary and novice teachers as a part of the peer evaluation process as well as participating as a student teacher-mentor for UNC-Wilmington student teachers. Supporting and encouraging project-based learning through the integration of technology and personalized learning.

  • Instruct, evaluate, cultivate and encourage learning for high school students in Advanced Placement Human Geography and AP European History, Honors and on-level United States History, Honors and on-level World History and World Geography, and Current Affairs.

School Leadership

  • Lead Instructional Technology Coach - Bedford, VA. 2018-present.

  • Superintendent Advisory Committee - Bedford, VA 2018-present

  • Leadership Committee for School Improvement Team 2009 – present.

  • Google Certified Trainer and presenter at EdTech Summits. 2017 - present.

  • Implemented the Positive Behavior Intervention System as a part of the Leadership team 2012-present.

  • UNC-Wilmington teacher intern cooperating teacher/advisor 2010-2014.

  • Certified University Partnership Teacher. UNC – Wilmington, 2011-2014.

  • Advisor and Student Council co-chairman 2009- 2014.