I am an elementary school teacher with over fifteen years of teaching experience.  I have taught first grade as well as technology at Mantua Township School District.  I am a passionate teacher with a love of educational technology.  In addition to my regular teaching duties, I have also organized several after school clubs for students, including iPad video production and computer programming.

I am a Google Certified Teacher, and a Google Apps Qualified Individual.  While my first love is teaching children, I have also discovered a passion for teaching other educators, and have presented at many state level conferences.  I have also been a member of the planning committee for several educational conferences, including St. Hacktrick’s Day – A Google Apps Scripts for Education Hackathon, which was organized in conjunction with Google staff, edcamp STEAM – an edcamp focussed on integrating the Arts into STEM education, and also edcamp Philly.  I am also a contracted presenter with BER and present nationally at educational seminars.

Bio

1992-1996 Elizabethtown College – BA in Elementary Education

2007 Google Teacher Institute

2009 Google Geo Teacher’s Institute

2012 Google Apps Qualified Individual

Education

1998-2001 First Grade Teacher at Mantua Township Public Schools

2001-Present Computer/Technology Teacher at Mantua Township Public Schools

2012-Present Webinar Presenter for SimpleK12.com

2013 Planning Member for St. Hacktrick’s Day Conference

2013 Planning Member for edcamp STEAM

2013 Planning Member for edcamp Philly

2013 Contracted Presenter for BER

Experience


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