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EDUCATION

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 

The Citadel, Charleston, SC

Bachelor of Science in Education

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 

EXPERIENCE

Affiliate Faculty

Loyola University of Maryland

June 2018 – Present

Educational Technology Program, School of Education

Online Instructor for courses in Moodle for students working towards their Master’s degree in Educational Technology. Sessions are both asynchronous and synchronous.

Instructional Coach/Teacher

Richland County School District One

August 2017 – Present

Key Contributions:
– Teach lessons as assigned per the district
– Establish demonstration lessons with teachers on classroom instruction – – Introduce principals/teachers to new methods and strategies that have been proven to increase student engagement and achievement.
– Participate in district long-term curriculum planning and execution of year-round plans.
– Teach formal workshops for renewal credit and mini-sessions on single topics for staff members of assigned schools within the district.
– Provide professional learning opportunities to teachers that align with the district’s strategic plan, superintendent’s goals, academic standards, and/or the school district’s framework for success.

Instructional Technology Specialist

Richland County School District One

August 2012- August 2017

Key Contributions:
– Established demonstration lessons with teachers on classroom instruction.
– Participated in development of activities that integrated technology into curriculum areas to meet local, state, and ISTE guidelines.
– Assessed the needs and plans for new technology of assigned schools and communicated these to the appropriate personnel.
– Assisted in the management of implementing various phases of new technology introduction.

Instructional Technology Specialist

Beaufort County School District

August 2009 – August 2012

Achievements:
– Articulated appropriate instructional technology practices for students and teachers.
– Counseled with curriculum staff to develop and implement technology-enhanced projects.
– Participated in ongoing professional development, maintaining expertise in the field.
– Conveyed technology-infused, content-based lessons to teachers after receiving composed lesson plans.
– Partnered with School Administrators, Library Media Specialists, and District Staff to ensure tools were available to carry out technology initiatives.