OBJECTIVE
I love my current job and my only professional objective is to continue to learn and grow as an educator.

 



EDUCATION

Masters of Arts in Educational Technology        August 2011 – July 2013
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI  



Bachelors of Arts in History
Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies     August 2002 – April 2007

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI



Certifications  Michigan Provisional Certificate, Social Studies 6 – 12 (RX), History 6 – 12 (CC)



 

SKILLS
Extremely proficient in both Mac and P.C. (Server Maintenance, account setup, troubleshooting)
Skilled in using website development software (Weebly, Wix, Front Page)
Expert with production software (Microsoft Office, iWork, Camtasia, Screen-Flow, Audio tools)
Solid command of web 2.0 tools (Wikis, Moodle, Haiku) and skilled in many other programs.

Experienced in college level curriculum design from starting new programs to aligning existing programs.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI
Curriculum Technologist      May 2014 – Present

  • Utilize design principles and practices to provide essential project leadership and support for the execution of the College's strategic curriculum and assessment initiatives

  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators in the implementation of course, program and institutional level assessments.

  • Facilitate the use of appropriate and expansive technologies

  • Maintain an online database of current, future and "work in progress" curriculum projects including training, curriculum development and syllabus personalization

 

Detroit Community Schools, Detroit, MI
IT Support      April 2013 – December 2013
 

  • Maintained the network (staff/student access, permissions & server maintenance)

  • Fixed technology issues (printers, Smart/Promethean boards, computers, iPads)

  • Maintained the district website by uploading photos, events, & necessary documentation

  • Developed & implemented curriculum to teach computer skills to elementary students

  • Implemented security standards for the district to prevent loss of computer equipment

  • Created a network “Share drive” to encourage staff collaboration & information sharing

 

 

The Digital Learning Center, Ferndale, MI      
9th - 12th Grade Teacher      August 2012 – April 2013

 

  • Assisted in developing a 100% online curriculum blending in-school and online instruction

  • Maintained weekly communication for Caseload of 50 students using a variety of methods

  • Taught Civics to 250 students using online modules (via Moodle) supported with in-class instruction

  • Guided students to earning their High School Diploma with credit recovery in all subjects



Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy, Detroit, MI
6th - 11th   Grade Teacher      August 2011 – August 2012
 

  • Delivered individualized instruction to “Youth Outside the Educational Mainstream”

  • Founding teacher at a Charter school that embraces Place Based Education

  • Designed grade level policies, procedures, and documentation for a successful school startup

  • Implemented a curriculum that responds to each student's needs, learning style and skill level

  • Used a variety of technologies to boost student interest and achievement



Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

6th Grade Teacher      August 2009 – August 2011
 

  • Designed grade level policies, procedures and traditions for a successful school startup

  • Developed rigor within the curriculum, focusing on design, creativity and innovation

  • Managed five sections of World History with approximately 120 students per year

  • Created and hosted Operation Detroit, an after-school program where students volunteered and advocated for their city

  • Planned week-long activities and seminars to expose students to other interests

  • Presented to staff during professional development sessions and regular staff meetings

  • Created authentic learning by incorporating business and field professionals into lessons

  • Conducted after-school tutoring sessions for 40 minutes, two days a week



Alternatives Unlimited, Tampa, FL    

District Coordinator / Tutor      October 2008 – June 2009 
 

  • Managed a company providing supplemental educational services to qualifying students in Title 1 schools in Hillsborough and Polk county

  • Established and maintained regular contact between parents, students, and district employees both in person and over the phone

  • Responsible for invoicing Hillsborough and Polk counties on a monthly basis

  • Personally tutored students on a one-on-one basis focusing on gaps in knowledge

  • Worked with ESL students and parents towards highly visible and attainable goals

  • Prepared students for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)



Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School, Detroit, MI 
Intern Teacher      September 2007 – April 2008

 

  • Planned and implemented semester curriculum for U.S. History and Economic courses to meet the needs of various learning styles and group sizes

  • Refined classroom management skills under the supervision of a veteran mentor teacher with over 40 years of experience

  • Managed daily grades, progress reports and semester grades

  • Used a variety of assessments including quizzes, tests, projects, and online activities

  • Worked with economics class to raise over $1,000 for the Dr. King memorial

  • Organized two clean-up days during which students participated in community service

 

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