• Fulton County, Georgia Subjects: Computing in the Modern World and Beginning Programming • Dekalb County Subject: Advanced Placement Computer Science Preparation of lesson plans and assignments, instruction of class, assisting students with assignments, grading, entering grades in eSIS (computerized system), disciplinary actions, student conferences and parent/teacher conferences. Additional Teaching Experience: Cool Girls, Inc., Georgia Tech Institute for Computing Education – Summer Camps
An organized class room, students engaged and feeling free to express their thoughts in learning and encouragement to be creative in problem solving. Students following established classroom routines and acting responsibly in both behavior and course work. My classroom is an environment where all students can learn. My teaching style reflects a variety of teaching techniques and openness to create a place for all students to learn something useful about the subject. I encourage students to articulate and share their thinking with each other. I expect students to do their best work and will not accept poor quality assignments. My expectations of the students will be stated in a clear and concise manner in terms they can understand. Re-enforce what is expected by establishing a set of routines and procedures so all expectations can be met on a regular basis: • Guiding Principles • Knowing Students • Organizing Physical Space • Establishing Classroom Routines • Students Responsibilities for Course Work and Behavior • Classroom Rules/Policies • Response to Behavioral Issues • Teacher’s Commitment to Students
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Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL 1981 Bachelor of Arts, Information Technology CERTIFICATIONS: - IT/Programming and Software Development - Business Education Operation Reboot is Georgia Tech's innovative high school computing teacher training program in conjunction with the Georgia Teacher Alternative Preparation Program (GaTAPP) to transform IT workers into high school computing teachers. This program pairs an IT worker with existing computing teachers to co-teach at least 2 computing classes. Received training in innovative ways to teach computing at Georgia Tech. to enhance teaching strategies for computing classes and increasing the quantity and diversity of students studying computing.
Spent ~17 years in the computer industry working for: GE Exchange Services BellSouth Applied Technologies Digital Corporation Qualified to teach: Computer Networking - Information Technology Essentials, Information Technology Support, Networking Systems Computer Systems & Support - Information Technology Essentials, Information Technology Support Computing - Computing in the Modern World, Beginning Programming, Intermediate Programming, AP Computer Science, CS Principles Financial Management – Management & Accounting - Business Essentials, Principles of Accounting I, Principles of Accounting II