Technology Integration Trainer & Instructional Technology Coach, 4 years Race to the Top Facilitator, 3 years Provide numerous large and small group district-wide in-services and professional development, including SMART Notebook/SMART Response, Implementing Daily Writing Opportunities, and Utilizing Formative Assessments. Assist teachers in acquiring tools/strategies for planning, reflecting, and problem solving instruction. Kindergarten and First Grade Teacher, 16 years Experienced in full-day and half-day Kindergarten with the unique opportunity of looping to First Grade, offering countless
Utilize a variety of teaching methods/differentiated instruction to ensure original and innovative activities are presented to students motivating each child beyond the walls of the classroom.
2011 Teacher of the Year Nominee, received Employee Excellence Leadership Award.
STATE OF OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CERTIFICATION 5 Year Professional License, Kindergarten - Elementary (K-8) Reading Endorsement (K-12) Currently enrolled in CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY'S Inspired Leaders Program, Cleveland, Ohio MARYGROVE COLLEGE, Detroit, Michigan 2001-2002 Masters in the Art of Teaching ASHLAND UNIVERSITY, Ashland, Ohio 1993-1995 Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Elementary Education
Presented the District Common Core Curriculum and Pacing Guides at the 2011 Race to the Top Annual Statewide Conference. Strengthen numerous aspects of my teaching, including classroom management, technology, and Best Practices by pursing continuing education through extensive professional development.