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

Education 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

ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education)

    • 2019 –
      • ISTE Ignite – Don’t Vilify the Device (Link)
      • Google Teaching Theater – Design Thinking, Lesson Planning, and Professional Development (Link)

FAEDS (Florida Association of Educational Data Systems) Conference

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

FADIMA (Florida Association of District Instructional Materials Administrators) Conference

    • 2018 – Instructional Materials Objection Process (Link)

Orlando Learning Summit

    • 2017 – Our First Year of Google Apps (Link)

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 (Link)

Texas K-12 CTO Council

    • 2015 – Transparency in Educational Technology Products  (Link)

Awards

ISTE – Making IT Happen – 2019 (Link)

    • 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 (Link)

    • For years of outstanding leadership to ensure the availability of excellent instructional materials for all students in Florida.

Professional Memberships

ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education)

    • Member – 2019-Present

FCITL (Florida Council for Instructional Technology Leaders)

    • Executive Secretary – 2019-Present
    • 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

District Administration Magazine – (Link)

How to navigate conversations about screentime in an ever-changing world – Article published online May 28, 2019

Google – (Link)

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 (Link)

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’. My published resources have over 31,000 views.

Google for Education Blog – (Link)

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 – (Link)

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 Cloud Certified G Suite 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