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Certifications

Principal Certification

Technology Education K-12

Math & Science 4-8

ESL Supplement

Salesforce Certified Platform Developer 1

Apex Specialist - Superbadge


Experience

Berkner HS STEM Academy / Engineering & Robotics STEM Strand Teacher
August 2016 - Present, Richardson ISD
- Building a 4-year pathway for freshmen to senior students pursuing engineering careers
- Design process, collaboration and critical thinking skill development through engaging activities

Richardson West Jr High / Math and Robotics Magnet Teacher
August 2006 - May 2016, Richardson ISD
- 3 years as Robotics & Engineering Magnet program lead, designing pathway alignment for 180 students
- 7 years as part of Math curriculum team; differentiating lessons for multiple academic levels


Education

Lamar  University / M. Ed. Educational Technology Leadership
November  2017 - May 2019, Beaumont, TX
 

Texas A&M University / B. S. Interdisciplinary Studies
August 2001 - August 2006, College Station, TX


Leadership

Assistant Principal Administrative Intern - 2019 to Present
- Managed discipline, counseling and academic instruction for 300+ students
- Communicate and promote high expectations for 200+ staff

Berkner STEM Coordinator - 2018 to Present
- Grant writing to increase access and opportunities for STEM programs to all 10,500 K-12 students
- Organized marketing and promotion for STEM pathways through monthly outreach events

S.T.A.R.T. (Staff Technology and Resource Team) Member - 2017 to Present
- Created Google Drive & Apps software lessons for adult staff, intro to expert level
- 1 to 1 Chromebook rollout 2600+ students and 200+ teachers

Site Based Specialist - 2009 to 2016
- 1 to 1 Chromebook annual rollout for 700+ students and 60+ teachers
- Hosted peer to peer mentoring and professional development sessions


Skills

Spanish Speaker

Adobe Visual Graphics + Video Editing Software

Photoshop / InDesign / Illustrator / Lightroom / Premiere Pro / After Effects

Apple iWorks Software

Google Drive & Apps Software



Professional Organizations

TAC - Richardson ISD Technology Advisory Committee

ITEEA - International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

ATPE - Association of Texas Professional Educators

ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education

TCEA - Texas Computer Education Association

TSA - Technology Student Association Advisor


Awards

2015 STARS Teacher of the Year - Secondary Schools

2013 MetroPCS Technology Integration Grant