My objective is to create a community within a school district, presenting a strong, positive role model in order to foster the educational growth of teachers and children, make meaningful connections through individualized instruction, and focus my passion for teaching.
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
Cumulative GPA: 3.70
Secondary major: Elementary Education License—C.D.E. Certified, 2003
The C.U. School of Education G.P.A.: 4.0
- Psi Chi National Honor Society
- Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Alpha Chapter of C.U. at Boulder, 2003
Serve as a STEM liaison to other CCSD professional development groups and district/school leadership to ensure communication throughout the District staff and community.
Serve as an instructional coach to teachers by providing expert advice on improving and enhancing individual STEM lessons, units and project-based learning (PBL) based on ongoing analysis.
Work with STEM instructional teams to create effective learning experiences for students.
Lead teacher study groups to increase content and pedagogical knowledge of STEM instruction.
Provide instructional support and collaborative coaching in STEM and innovation to CCSD teachers and school/district leadership.
Implement the use of technology in a MakerSpace environment as distinct from the use of technology as a tool for teacher collaboration and managing student work.
Model STEM mindset for classroom teachers.
Serve as feeder liaison to other CCSD professional development groups and district/school leadership to ensure communication throughout the District staff and community.
Act as a liaison between the Office of Instructional Technology/Information Systems and the Office of Professional Learning & Curriculum & Instruction for the feeder area.
Provide communication in various venues which enhance the use of technology.
Create, restructure, and facilitate professional learning opportunities related to highly effective instruction in the blended learning and instructional technology arenas, both for schools within the feeder and for district-wide staff development.
Co-plan and facilitate quarterly technology coordinator meetings to increase the use and understanding of district initiatives related to technology & learning and organize regular feeder level meetings for collaboration between schools and levels.
Coordinate and plan professional development initiatives in the district to help effectively model and integrate technology tools.
Address readiness and implementation of SB 10-191 as it relates to technology’s impact on learning.
Support buildings in the development and implementation of adopting blended learning models to enhance student achievement by providing coaching related to teaching and learning in blended environments.
Support teachers in adopting instructional practices that support effective blended learning models.
Model and implement differentiated instruction with digital tools, while supporting teachers in assessing student learning using a variety of digital tools.
Provide culturally responsive techniques using standards-based CCSD curriculum.
Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity using digital tools and resources.
Design and deliver 21st Century lessons and assessments using a SMART board.
Exhibit school-wide leadership by organizing and participating in collaborative action research professional development around race and achievement.
Implemented standards-based Cherry Creek School District curriculum.
Assessed students based on growth resulting from instruction in all content areas.
Supplemented curriculum with AVID: Strategies for Success.
Participated in school committees and after-school activities.