Entrepreneurial, award-winning experienced public, private and e-learning educator. Independent education consultant who is skilled and experienced in creating original content and providing global leadership to Professional Learning Networks. Award-winning educator, Published Writer, and creative content developer.
30+ year teaching veteran, President of two home-based businesses, published writer, detail-oriented, self-confident visionary leader. Self-motivated, self-directed, ambitious virtual worker. Former Curriculum Coach, Instructional Tech Facilitator, online instructor and Special Educator.
1997 National Technology Teacher of the Year. Nationally recognized for SWAT (Students Working To Advance Technology) www.swatweb.net awarded by Technology and Learning Magazine and Microsoft. Recently published in ESchool News, The Principal Magazine, T.H.E Journal, Teacher Magazine and The Chicago Tribune. The SWAT Program at www.swatweb.net provides a toolkit, and resources for teachers to guide students toward developing student leadership, and digital literacy skills, for service to their school and community. Honored in the Rhode Island College Hall of Fame, received the Individual Award for Education by the North Carolina Educational Technology Association and nominated for Teacher of the Year in Fairfax County Public Schools.
Providence College and Rhode Island College/Elementary and Special Ed Idaho State University-Master of Education/Special Ed George Mason University-School Administration University of Maryland-Doctoral Studies SUNY-International Studies-Curriculum Design 2010- University of NC, Learn NC, COLT Online Instructor Curriculum Design and Facilitator of the online course, The Connected Writer: Using Blogs and Collaborative Tools To Enhance Student Writing.
Currently-Independent Education Consultant and Writer 2012-2017 Instructional Technology Facilitator 2011-2012- Curriculum Specialist, Provides leadership and support for teachers in the implementation of district instructional and technology initiatives. Provides diagnostic testing support, and analyzes school and student data. Administrator for Wireless Generation, mClass Reading System and state testing platforms.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Native Americans, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Instructional Technology, Library Skills, Writing, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, For Administrators