Adjunct Professor at DCCC; coordinator of academic technology, technology integrator, and technology teacher with over 10 years experience with technology in education and professional development. Proficient in online learning, video production, audio production, Photoshop, Web 2.0 and 21st century tools. Developed new curricula; planned, graded, and assessed student work; communicated and collaborated regularly with administration, teachers, and parents; stayed current on current and emerging technologies via PLN, research, webinars, and conferences; developed methods to integrate technology.
Information Technology , Information Technology
November 1988 - November 1988
BBA: Marketing/ Minor: Comm. , BBA: Marketing/ Minor: Comm.
May 1977 - May 1977
June 1973 - June 1973
Delaware County Community College , Media, PA
October 2013 - January 2013
Instruct adult students computer basics including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Google Docs, Internet searching, YouTube, and Animoto so that students become proficient using technology to find new careers. Created a supportive environment and alleviated technology fears so students became comfortable with technology.
Technology Education Teacher
The Independence School , Newark, DE
September 2004 - June 2012
Taught technology skills to grades 1-8. Developed and revised curriculum based on ISTE and 21st century skills. Designed, planned and facilitated professional development training to faculty and staff. Created and maintained a budget; and worked closely with divisions and outside technical resource personnel; stayed current on emerging technologies and teaching methods by attending conferences and webinars, and established Personal Learning Network. Regularly collaborated with teachers on projects and research including STEM. Taught Microsoft Office, digital citizenship, online collaboration, drawing programs, editing audio and video; 21st century tools and online web based tools. Created relevant, engaging activities that resulted in teachers and students being confident and proficient in the use of technology. Coordinate and implement in-service technology training.
Computer Coordinator/Teacher Trainer
Digital Imaging Specialist - Computer Consultant
Brandywine Digital , West Chester, PA
August 1999 - August 2002
Used Photoshop and other programs to digitally edit photographs and create regular and specialized prints. Substitute photographer and photographer’s assistant. Worked with owner to troubleshoot and fix computer problems and set up networks; trained clients on hardware and software to be self-sufficient technology users.
Adult Night School Teacher
Marple Newtown School District , Newtown Square, PA
September 1998 - June 2002
Taught adults how to use computers. Taught students how to use the Internet and Microsoft Office programs. Helped alleviate technology fears so students became comfortable with technology.
West Chester Area School District , West Chester, PA
November 1995 - November 2002
Regularly helped teachers to integrate technology in the classroom. Worked with teachers to teach students new skills in the computer lab. Trained teachers on computer hardware and software. Maintained computers and printers. Analyzed computer problems and performed repairs to computers and printers in computer lab and in classrooms.