M.S. Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Tech
B.S.E Science Education, University of Central Arkansas
Instructional Technology Coach, Prince William County Schools, 2017 – Present
Serves as a technology leader at Woodbridge Senior High, by working with administrators, teachers, and students to build a culture of digital learning in all classrooms.
Transformed access to technology for all stakeholders
Development of a podcast studio and a culture of student creation.
Supporting high-quality teaching and learning during remote learning.
Prioritizing a dynamic school culture in a remote learning environment.
Supporting the creation of content and best practices in using Canvas LMS.
Creating meaningful instruction using UDL principals and accessible digital creation.
Creation of support materials: videos, documents, and tutorials.
Developed a feedback loop to ensure best practices and methods to solve evolving challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Provided support to summer Science and Family Life Canvas course designers
Supported the transformation of the Regional Science fair to a digital platform.
Conducts dynamic professional learning sessions for teachers within the school and the whole school district, as well as leads students in digital citizenship lessons.
Protects student databases and accounts with an emphasis on privacy.
Provides educators support in FERPA and COPPA compliance.
Provides technical assistance on a variety of platforms and devices.
Google Domain Administrator
VSTE Coach of the Year 2019
Science Teacher, Prince William County Schools, 2004 – 2017
Collaborates daily with science professional learning community, assistant principal, and guidance counselors within a school of 2,500 students in a Washington DC suburb
Classroom teacher of biology, earth science, geology, oceanography, AP Environmental Science
Utilizes standards-based planning, assessment, and grading in the classroom environment
Creation of inquiry guided instructional materials to teach science standards
Extensive experience in the special education team teaching environment and ELL setting
Trained mentor teacher to both students and first-year teachers.
Additional instruction during summer sessions for ELL students.
Homebound Instructor, Prince William County Schools, 2005 – 2019
Brings specialized instruction into the homes of students unable to attend regular classroom instruction due to illness or discipline.
Creation of unique individualized instruction to meet specific student needs
License and Certifications
Commonwealth of Virginia Teaching License, Biology and Earth Science Expires 2029
Google for Education Certified Coach, 2020
In Process: Canvas Certified Educator, Expected Spring 2021
Adobe Creative Educator Level 1, 2020
Apple Certified Teacher, 2019-Present
Common Sense Educator, 2019-Present
Edpuzzle Coach, 2018-Present
Flipgrid Certified Level 2, 2018-Present
Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer 2018-Present
Nearpod Certified, 2017-Present
Soundtrap Certified Educator, 2020
Wakelet Ambassador, 2020
ITCS4All, Co-Founder 2019
Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member, 2020
Mentoring sub-committee member
Website sub-committee member
UnisonEdu Member, 2020
Content creation sub-committee member.
Photo by Erica Tuke
Upcoming: VSTE 2020
The Future Is Accessible, your LMS Content Accessible
Ride the Wave to the Future: Wakelet
Camp Canvas Live: VSTE Edition with ITCs4All
Cross County Collaboration with ITCs4All and 6NOVA Coaches
VSTE: Inclusion Panel
Pluto.TV Lunch and Learn Event, November 2020
South Kipsap Schools Webinar, November 2020
Virtual Edu Summit, Apps Events November 2020
WALL Region 4 Conference October 2020
VSTE Leading Ed Forum: Accessible Education, October 2020
GEGNova Webinar: Google Earth Projects, August 2020
VSTE/VVA Course Facilitator Summer Session
VSTE/VVA Webinar, June 2020
VDOE Technology Showcase, May 2020
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation "Day of Action" Ambassador, February 2020.
FETC, January 2020
Presenter: "TeleEducation: Enhancing the Homebound Setting with Technology Tools"
VSTE Technology Coach of the Year
Podcasts are the New Essays with Billy Watts, Presenter
Desmos and Google Science Journal for the Science Classroom, Presenter
Ignite Talk at Closing Session
Educator Summit Philadelphia, July 2019
Google Anywhere Classroom, Presenter
PWCS Student Leadership Summit May 2019
Design Thinking Workshop, Presenter
Social Media Workshop, Presenter
Fort Belvoir Home Educators Google Training, May 2019
Google Anywhere Classroom, Presenter
"The Armstrong Williams Show" WJLA Channel 8 DC
Feb 2019: Teachers: In Inside Perspective of Our Classrooms
Presentation: "TeleEducation: Enhancing the Homebound Setting with Technology Tools"
Presentation: Digital Citizenship: A Community Partnership. Collaboration with Cherise Hodge and Sean Ward
CF Foundation Online Conferences
2019 FamilyCon: Tips and Tricks from the Adult CF Panel, Panelist
2018 MiniCon: Transplant Planning Workgroup and Session Facilitator
2018 MiniCon: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Session Facilitator
2017 MiniCon: Transplant, Session Facilitator
PWCS Edtech Podcast
"Breath In" Podcast with Gunnar Esiason and the Salty Cysters.
PWCS Excellent and Equity in Education Conference,
2019: GSuite: Making Your School and Google School
2018: Improving the Homebound Setting
PWCS Winter Student Leadership Summer
Presentation 2018: How to Use Social Media as a Leader
Presentation 2019: This is Me: Telling Your Leadership Story
WSHS Digital Citizenship Night
2017: Coordinator and Presenter