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About Me.



Educational Leadership Certification

Longwood University

During this course, which took place during the COVID-19 pandemic, there were numerous opportunities to explore how educational leadership can work toward dismantling inequities and promote both teacher and students success. 


Masters of Science

Virginia Tech University 

My academic background includes a degree in Science and Technology Studies, which delves into the relationship between science and society through historical, political, and sociological lenses. Through my coursework, I have developed a keen interest in exploring the intersection of science and education in the United States.


Bachelor of Science in Education
University of Central Arkansas

Practicum at Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock, AR

Focus on Life and Earth Science Education

Gained practical experience in teaching and classroom management


2023- Present



2017- 2022


STEM Coach
Prince William County Schools

  • Led development and design of STEM Center prototype to improve technology integration and hands-on learning in education across all divisions

  • Facilitated collaborative work with central office staff, applying instructional coaching framework in everyday interactions with teachers

  • Supported continuous improvement plan aligned to the district Strategic Improvement Plan to enhance education for 90K students

  • Collaborated in creation and development of division-wide science curriculum and benchmark assessments

  • Designed, facilitated, and evaluated effectiveness of professional development experiences for school-based educators, focusing on enhancing their understanding and implementation of UDL, 5E model, and STEM practices.

Educational Technology Presenter and Advocate, 2018-Present

  • Deliver engaging keynotes, webinars, conference presentations, and workshops on technology integration, focusing on accessibility, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), equity, and creativity

  • Active member of notable professional learning communities such as ISTE Certified Educators, Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts, Google Champions, and Adobe Creative Educator

  • Frequent presenter at prestigious conferences like VSTE, ISTE, FETC, and SxSWEdu

  • Successful collaborator on projects with reputable organizations and tech companies, including Adobe, EdgeGain, Nearpod, insigt2execution, AppsEvents, Arkansas Tech University, Canvas LMS, and Google for Education

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Arlington Public Schools

  • Collaborated with school administrators and staff to apply an instructional coaching framework, focusing on integrating technology into daily instruction and aligning with school improvement objectives.

  • Developed and enhanced coaching strategies by actively participating in professional learning networks, cooperating with school-based coaches to identify and address teachers' needs, and ensuring effective instructional technology integration.

  • Served as the pivotal liaison between assistive technology and edtech departments to improve accessibility for all students.

  • Utilized classroom data to co-develop teaching plans, facilitate reflective coaching conversations, and monitor the implementation and impact of instructional technology tools, ultimately aiming to improve student success and professional growth.

  • Actively engaged in various professional communities, leadership coaching, and presented at edtech conferences worldwide, driving continuous learning, sharing expertise, and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.

Instructional Technology Coach,
Prince William County Schools 

  • Successfully integrated blended, standards-aligned learning and innovative technologies, such as a podcast studio, to transform the school's learning culture

  • Established and maintained a robust coaching program to guide educators in implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and blended learning strategies in diverse settings

  • Collaborated with school and district leaders to develop a Blended Learning Cohort and integrate Canvas LMS to enhance the quality of instructional content and practices

  • Created a responsive feedback system to navigate emerging educational challenges, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Led the transition of the Regional Science Fair to a digital platform, resulting in increased participation and recognition for outstanding performance

  • Received prestigious awards, including VSTE Coach of the Year in 2019 and Woodbridge High School Educator of the Year in 2021

Science Teacher, Prince William County Schools

  • Demonstrated proficiency in classroom teaching across various science disciplines including Biology, Earth Science, Geology, Oceanography, and AP Environmental Science.

  • Implemented standards-based planning, assessment, and grading in classroom operations, promoting efficient learning processes.

  • Gained significant experience in special education team teaching environments and ELL settings, adapting teaching strategies to accommodate diverse learning needs.

  • Served as a trained mentor teacher for both students and first-year teachers, fostering a supportive learning community.

License & Certifications



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  • Commonwealth of Virginia Teaching License:

    •  Supervision, Biology, and Earth Science Expires 2029 

  • ISTE Certified Trainer, May 2023

  • ISTE Certified Educator, March 2022

  • Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2018-Present

  • Google Workspace Certified Trainer, 2018-Present

  • Google for Education Certified Coach, 2020-Present

  • Canvas Certified Educator, July 2021

  • Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert August 2021

  • Adobe Education Leader, 2022

  • Adobe Creative Crew, 2021

  • Adobe Creative Educator Level 2, 2021

  • Apple Learning Coach, 2022

  • 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

  • ISTE 2017-Present

  • VSTE 2017-Present​

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