SKILLS AND EDUCATION
21st Century Learning Skills | Blended Learning | Innovation | Educational Technology
Differentiated Instruction | Cooperative Learning | Performance Based Assessment
Leadership | Student Development | Curriculum Development
Michigan State University
MASTER OF ARTS, 2021
MA in Educational Technology
Texas A&M University
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, 2014
BS in Interdisciplinary Studies, Middle Grades 4-8 Language Arts / Social Studies
June 2019 – Present
SIXTH GRADE CURRICULUM WRITER
Work collaboratively with a corps of professionals to develop new Integrated Language Arts curriculum for Frisco ISD based on analysis of the new Texas state standards and virtual learning needs.
August 2020 – Present
SIXTH GRADE TEAM LEAD
Serve as member of the Building Leadership Team to propose and advise campus policies. Work collaboratively with co-leader to conduct team meetings, discuss student concerns, initiate solutions to problems, coordinate class field trips, and communicate information to and from administration.
August 2018 – Present
INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER
Teach 6th-grade students reading comprehension, writing, speaking, grammar, and vocabulary skills within thematic units. Strong focus on integration of technology in the classroom, including Canvas, Mastery Connect, Google apps, WeVideo, and NewsELA. Serve as New Teacher Mentor, Academic Pentathlon Coach, club sponsor, Read 180 Tutor, and member of various campus committees.
August 2015 – May 2018
MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER
Taught 6th grade English, 7th grade English and Literature, and 8th grade American Studies at a college-preparatory institution. Facilitated classroom activities which engaged students through gamification and incorporated relevant technology.
August 2014 – May 2015
FOURTH GRADE TEACHER
Taught a self-contained class at a Title 1 school. Met a diversity of needs including Special Education inclusion, 504 students, retention students, English as a Second Language students, students on Behavior Intervention Plans, and advanced students.
Spring 2012 – Fall 2014
Taught an inquiry and discovery-based curriculum to preschool students, primarily following Montessori methods.