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Instructional Technology Experience

2016Present

Director of Instructional Technology

Fort Zumwalt School District
  • Plan and coordinate Instructional Technology Professional Development sessions for the Fort Zumwalt School District which has  over 2000 certified staff and 18,000 students
  • Spearhead implementation of Instructional Technology aspects of new and existing curriculum
  •  Lead several Instructional Technology professional development opportunities  administrators, faculty and staff.  
  • Toured and Presented Google Expeditions Kit to over 10,000 students in the district. 
19952016

Theatre and Film Teacher

Fort Zumwalt School District
  • Develop, design and  coordinate  most  Instructional Technology sessions for the Fort Zumwalt Professional Development Days since 2013
  • Lead over 20 Instructional Technology Professional Development sessions in the Fort Zumwalt School District since 2010
  • Created no-cost teacher observation walk-through workflow for the Fort Zumwalt School District using Google Apps for Education
  • Spearheaded Fort Zumwalt Edtech Boot-camp Summer 2013
  • Initiated creation of  Fort Zumwalt Instructional Technology Task Force
  • Prepared 24 Google "Experts" to lead professional development sessions in their buildings and to attain Google for Education Educator Level 1 and 2 status
  • Instructional Technology Representative for South High School
  • Fort Zumwalt coordinator of 4 District Summer Google Camp 2016 (Fort Zumwalt, Wentzville, Orchard Farm, and Wright City)
2012Present

Instructional Technology Professional Development Presenter

Various Organizations
  • Google for Education- Host- GET Help Hangouts
  • CUE- Computers Using Educators- CUE Leader Learner & CUE RockStar Teacher Faculty 
  • EdTechTeam Spotlight Speaker
  • Apps Events Featured Speaker
  • METC ISTE Affiliate committee member
  • Missouri Summit featuring  Google for Education- planning team member
  • Education Plus- Summer Professional Development presenter
  • Edcamp St. Louis- Planning team member
  • Connected LearningSTL- Volunteer

Education

20082016

24 Additional Graduate Credit Hours in Instructional Technology

Various Universities

Topics include Designing Effective Online Assessments, Google for Education, Distance Learning, Selection and Utilization of Educational Multimedia, Blended Learning and other Instructional Technology topics

19982007

Master of Fine Arts in Arts Management & Leadership

Webster University

Accounting, Financial Issues, Management, Leadership, and Marketing.

19901995

Bachelor Sciences in Education- Theatre, Speech, and History

Missouri State University

  

Instructional Technology Content Creation

Edtech4Theatre.com- showcase, create, and curate content focused on educational technology resources for Theatre and Film teachers.

TheatreCast Podcast- host with Google Certified Teacher Danielle Filas, where Theatre teachers and professionals share a passion for theatre trends, share practical advice and tips, and ask questions of some of theatre's most innovative collaborators.

GET Help Hangouts - a new resource to answer common questions from Google Education Trainers as they develop their skills and knowledge as trainers. The one hour hangouts will discuss solutions and practices used by different trainers as they share their experiences and challenges while finding solutions using Google Apps.

References

Jenny Reynolds - Program Manager for Professional Development Programs-

Google for Education Team, Google Inc. jreynolds@google.com

Jon Corippo CUE Chief Learning OfficerCUE Inc. jcorippo@cue.org (925)954-4816

Greg Lawrence- Director of Technology, Wentzville School District, greglawrence@wsdr4.org   (636) 327-3815x3138