Christian Education Leadership Academy 7/15 - present Director of Curriculum Kewaskum K-12 Intervention Coach 7/2012 - 7/2014 Bayside Middle School/Fox Point-Bayside, Wisconsin 7/2008 - 7/2012 5th - 8th grade Gifted & Talented teacher (STRETCh Instructor) & 7th-8th grade Information Technology teacher * Responsible for the screening and placing of Gifted & Talented students *Coordinator of Geography Bee, Spelling Bee, Young Author/Artist program, CPS (creative problem solving) FEST *Developed and implemented the 7th-8th grade Information Technology curriculum *Teacher leader for differentiation (co-teaching and modeling of best practice) *Mentor for beginning teachers WCATY Instructor University of Wisconsin Madison 11/2009 - present 7th/8th grade on-line courses *Summit 2012 class *Fractals Through Fairy Tales class Kennedy Middle School/Germantown, Wisconsin 8/1994 - 7/2008 7th grade math/science/language arts 6th-8th grade math specialist 8th grade Earth Science Responsible for implementation and creation of appropriate curriculum Various leadership roles: 7th grade house leader 2000-2006 (management & budgeting for team) Inservice facilitator on technology implementation and differentiation 2004-present Member of K-12 math & science curriculum team KMS Webmaster 2004-present Concordia Writing Project coordinator 2004-present Member of summer retreat team 2001
I believe in differentiation and meeting the needs of all learners!
ISTE SIG-CT board member Teacher of the Year Nominee Germantown School District 2007 Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Member WATG Presenter, October, 2011 STRETCh & Scratch - Hooking gifted kids with computational thinking ISTE 2011 Presenter, June, 2011 STRETCh & Scratch - Implementing computer programming skills across the curriculum WATG State conference Presenter, October, 2009 P3 = student responsibility Language Arts/Reading State Conference, January 2005 Writing across the curriculum â€¢ ISTE grant for student sponsorship, January, 2011 $2000 awarded â€¢ Lexus/Scholastic EcoChallenge, March, 2010 $10,000 award â€¢ â€œGooglebrationâ€ article â€“ published in Fall 1010 â€“ Innovative Learning â€¢ Book chapter acceptance from UNESCO Submission due 1-15-2012
M.S., Curriculum & Instruction - 2006 Walden University - 4.0/4.0 GPA B.S., Elementary Education (1-9); Spanish minor - 1989 University of Wisconsin - Platteville 3.7/3.9 GPA CNA - Certified Novell Administrator Mentoring Certificate â€“ Cardinal Stritch 2007 On-line teaching Certificate â€“ UW Madison 2009
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Science, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Computer Science - Technology, Mathematics, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Character Education, Instructional Technology, Problem Solving, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, Early Intervention