A student- and teacher-centered leader in the field of instructional technology with proven results in implementing large-scale technology solutions across a school district while keeping students and instruction at the heart of decision-making.

Education

Florida Atlantic University
M. Ed., Educational Leadership — 2012

University of Virginia
B. A., Psychology — 2007

Experience

Coordinator of Digital Learning
Martin County School District
2015-Present

  • Provide a vision and plan for digital learning in the Martin County School District.
  • Evaluate, implement, integrate, and facilitate the use of classroom technology for a school district with over 1,300 classrooms and instructional staff, and 19,000 students.
  • Work as part of a team of instructional, technical, and operational personnel to find cost-effective innovative solutions for improving the quality of education in our district.

Assistant Principal: Testing, Technology, and PD
St. Lucie County School District
2014-2015

  • Lead the tenth grade Small Learning Community through data disaggregation, analysis, and decision-making in their pursuit of perfect for the tenth-grade students at SLW Centennial High School.
  • Organize and implement a school-wide professional development plan alongside district personnel in the Curriculum and Professional Development Departments.
  • Implement and monitor the testing plan for 2,650 SLW Centennial students in all state-required and supplemental assessments.

High School Science Teacher/Team Leader
Martin & Palm Beach County School Districts
2009-2014

Adjunct Faculty
Indian River State College
2007-2009

Professional Presentations
FETC (Future of Education Technology Conference):
2016
One of the “30 Presenters to Meet at FETC 2016” – Imagine Easy Solutions
Connecting Florida Educators to the World – #FLEdChat
Online Product Ratings and Reviews Bring Transparency to Education

FAEDS (Florida Association of Educational Data Systems) Conference
2016
Our First Year of Google Apps
Changing the FACE of Professional Development in MCSD
2017
1 District’s Rule #1 for Year 1 of a 1:1
22 G14 Classified and Heavily Redacted Google Tips, Tools, and Tricks
2018
Digital Skills for Littles (Teaching Digital Skills in K-5)

FADIMA (Fl. Association of District Instructional Materials Administrators) Conference
2018
Instructional Materials Objection Process

Orlando Learning Summit
2017
Our First Year of Google Apps

Texas K-12 CTO Council
Transparency in Educational Technology Products

Awards
ISTE – Making IT Happen – 2019
Honors outstanding educators and leaders who demonstrate extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students.

FADIMA Outstanding Leadership Award – 2017
For years of outstanding leadership to ensure the availability of excellent instructional materials for all students in Florida.

Professional Memberships
FCITL
(Florida Council for Instructional Technology Leaders)
President – 2017-Present; Board Member – 2016-2017; Member – 2015-Present

FAEDS
(Florida Association for Educational Data Systems)
Member – 2015-Present

FADIMA
(Florida Association of District Instructional Materials Administrators)
Member – 2015-Present

Webmaster – 2017 – Present

Publications/Highlights
Google – Applied Digital Skills – Curriculum Writing/ Alignment
Worked on two teams with Google employees and educators from around the country that brainstormed and built new lessons for Applied Digital Skills and individually aligned the existing lessons to Florida Computer Science Standards.

CPALMS – Florida State University
Published 14 curriculum resources that are accessed by teachers in over 220 countries that are ‘text complexity in the content area’ and ‘model-eliciting activities’. As of 10/16/18, my published resources had over 26,000 views.

Google for Education Blog
Featured in Google for Education’s blog highlighting CampTEACH: a year-round professional development program we created and implemented as a collaboration between departments in Martin County

BYOT Network
Co-authored an article about collaboration with Dr. Tim Clark on BYOT Network: one of Ed Tech Magazine’s 2015 Must Read K-12 IT Blogs

Certifications
Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate – DOE Number 1077562
Educational Leadership, Biology, Earth-Space Science, Chemistry
Google Apps for Education Certified Administrator,
Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer,
Google Apps for Education Certified Educator Level 1 and 2;
Microsoft Innovative Educator and Trainer;
Adobe Campus Leader;
Apple Teacher