My experience in the field of education has included teaching high school, the professional development and training of teachers (prek-12), strategic planning (including creating technology plans, and project development on the formation of two strategic plans), video editing and video streaming, web design, use of online content management systems (WordPress, Expression Engine, Plone), graphic design, grant writing, curriculum development, and instructional leadership.
As a researcher, I have evaluated educational programs and am currently leading an action research project focused on looking at the relationship between a technology coach and the teacher toward co-designing deeper learning experiences for students. My research during my doctoral journey involved over 40-interviews as part of a four-person research team examining best practices with 1:1 computing programs in schools.
Almost everything I do involves one of my core values, which my colleagues recently (2019) identified as one of my strengths: creativity. In my role as an educator, trainer, and leader, I have used my skills and creativity to design marketing campaigns, create professional-quality video, deliver engaging, and to create and deliver inspirational presentations.
Outside of my work life, I write music reviews and produce a podcast focused on music.