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Curriculum Vitae

Education

 

2004-2007       Houston Baptist University           Houston, TX        

MEd- C&I: Instructional Technology

     3.8 cumulative GPA

 

1997-2000       Houston Baptist University       Houston, TX        

Bachelor of Science

     Biology/ Elementary Education Degree

     4.0 GPA in Education with a 3.3 cumulative

 

1995-1997         University of Houston                    Houston, TX

Awards received

 

n  Google Certified Teacher- Google Teacher Academy, Boulder CO 2009

n  HEB Excellence in Education Award $100,000 (Large District) 2009

n  Who’s Who in American Education 2006

n  Guild Scholarship to pursue masters 2004 & 2005

n  Lamar Educational Awards Foundation (LEAF) Grant Recipient (2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005)

n  National Dean’s List 1997 & 1998

Certifications And Trainings

 

     Texas Certified Self Contained (1-6), Biology (6-12), All-Level Art (PK-12), Technology Applications (EC-12)

     Attended TCEA 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, Presented 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

     Attended TxDLA 2007, Presented 2008, 2009, 2010

     Attended ISTE 2008

     Web Instructor Certification Course I & II 2007, 2009

     Attended Region 4 Technology Applications Conference 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, Presented 2008

     PDAS (Professional Development Appraisal System) and ILT (Instructional Leadership Training) Certification 2008

     Flippen Leadership Training 2007

     Confratute Summer 2001 & 2004

     Presented Schoolwide Enrichment Model to several audiences including TAGT 2002

     Attained the state required 30+ hours for G/T recognition 2000

Work experience

 

2011-current     Remote-Learner.net                              Telecommute

eLearning Specialist

Review online courses to make sure they meet the state TEKS and national standards

 2010-current     Houston Baptist University                    Houston, TX

Adjunct Professor

Instructor for Social Studies for Pre-Adolescence education class (Fall 2010), Essential Elements of Art (Fall 2011), Multimedia Projects (Spring 2012)

2008-current     TxVSN (Region 10)                              Telecommute

Course Reviewer

Review online courses to make sure they meet the state TEKS and national standards

2007-2011      Lamar Consolidated ISD                              Rosenberg, TX

Instructional Technology- Distance Learning Coordinator

Maintain and operate 100+ video conferencing units at 31 schools

Develop and deliver technology related staff development, including a major project called INTERACT which has put over $1 million worth of technology in teachers classrooms

Develop and manage online courses for students and staff (professional development) using Moodle

2008                 Texas Virtual School (Region 4)           Telecommute

Online Biology Teacher

2007-2008         Atomic Learning                                   Telecommute

Develop Accelerated Lesson video tutorials

2006-2006         Foster High School                             Richmond, TX

Biology Teacher (Academic, Pre-AP, AP)

Planned and taught the only AP Biology class

*left due to a district level position opening

2003-2006         Frost Elementary School                     Richmond, TX

K-5 Art Teacher

Team leader 2004, Teacher of the month April 2004

UIL coach 2003-2005

Tutorial planner/instructor for science 2004

Extracurricular coordinator for Art Club & Technology Club

2000-2003         Frost Elementary School                     Richmond, TX

5th Grade Teacher

Math, Science, Social Studies, Writing teacher including Gifted and Talented

Team leader 2000, Teacher of the month October 2000, February 2002, September 2002

Member of the Site Based Decision-Making team at Frost 2000-2003

UIL coordinator for the school 2000-2002

District Math and Science Curriculum development, including writing instructional strategies

Tutorial planner/instructor for math

Implementation of Schoolwide Enrichment Model Fall 2002

Member of the Frost Elementary SEM committee 2001-2003

Summer 2000 & 2004     Pink Elementary School       Richmond, TX

5th Grade Teacher

Taught summer school (math)

Interests and Activities

 

     15+ hours in art; including art appreciation, art history, ceramics, drawing, painting and sculpture

     Student Athletic Trainer 4 years in high school and 3 years in college, accumulating 2000+ internship hours

     Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel, Access, & Publisher), Moodle, Adobe Creative Suite