Resumé

PROFILE

International upbringing. Trilingual (German/Spanish/English) and tri-cultural (Germany/Argentina/USA). Open-minded, flexible, team player with proven organizational and leadership skills, enthusiastic, initiative and risk taker, strong work ethic, committed, loyal and life long learner.

SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILE

Strong digital footprint, well developed online voice, proven track record in building online learning communities, project and collaboration communities, excellent digital communication skills, well defined vision for the use of social technology for schools, in classrooms and as professional development, experienced in implementing social media and technology in innovative ways to accomplish organizational and instructional objectives.

EDUCATION AND TEACHING CERTIFICATIONS

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida/USA

  • Master’s of Education, Instructional Technology: April 2006
  • GPA 4.0/4.0
  • Coursework
    • Educational Research; Curriculum Readings; Education in America; Special Methods in Foreign Language Teaching; Elementary School Curriculum; Models of Teaching; Computers in Education; Enhancing Instruction with Technology; Educational Design for Multimedia; Educational Technology Systems; Educational Web Design.

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida/USA

  • Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude: August 2002
  • Mayor in Spanish, Minor in International Studies:,
  • GPA 3.91/4.0

State of Florida Teacher Certification: July 2010- July 2015

  • Foreign Language- German K-12
  • Foreign Language- Spanish K-12
  • Educational Media Specialist PreK-12

SKILLS

Fluent in German, Spanish and English. Experienced professional development workshop presenter.
Computer: Proficient in both PC and Mac operating systems including: Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, iLife applications, web 2.0 applications, Microsoft Office applications, Inspiration, SmartBoard Notebook. Capacity to integrate international content, issues, and perspectives into a standards-based curriculum.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

AAIE- Association for the Advancement of International Education Social Media Coordinator
October 2015- present

  • Social media coordinator: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN
  • International Education
  • International Schools
  • International Teaching, Learning & Leadership

AASSA- Association of American Schools in South America Social Media Coordinator
March 2014- present

  • Social media coordinator: Blog, Twitter, Facebook,
  • 21st century skills and  literacies
  • International Teaching and Learning

edJEWcon- Co-Director of edJEWcon- Coaching & Consulting Institute for Jewish Day Schools
March 2012- present

  • Educational Consultant
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Webmaster

Graded- American School of São Paulo, Brazil
July 2013- June 20114

  • Middle School: Academic Technology Coordinator

Curriculum 21 Faculty Member
March 2010- present

  • Social media coordinator: Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Podcast & Ning
  • 21st century skills and  literacies
  • Technology Integration & Visual Design

Martin J. Gottlieb Day School, Jacksonville, Florida/USA
21st Century Learning Specialist
August 2009- 2013

  • Coordinate and facilitate technology integration from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade
  • Create learning opportunities for teachers and students that are as diverse as there are different learning styles.
  • Co-plan and co-teach projects with core subject and resource teachers.
  • Effectively incorporate and support teachers’ use of technology in delivery of curricula through a variety of instructional methods.
  • Model the integration of technology in all curriculum areas and assist teachers as they integrate and utilize technology resources.
  • Develop and provide screencasts and written tutorials to support faculty as well as local and international educators in implementing learning technologies and 21st Century Literacy skills in curricula.
  • Create, maintain and support teachers on school’s online learning network (Ning)
  • Create and maintain 21st Century Learning blog to document schools shift and keep parents informed.
  • Provide professional development opportunities in 1:1, small group and school wide workshops.
  • Provide teacher training in use of SmartBoards, by gathering resources and creating and modeling lessons.
  • Develop a platform for and support a learning community that is self directed and independent.
  • Create communication infrastructure and support collaboration efforts among administration, faculty and staff.
  • Connect faculty and administration to educational resources and educators and their voices around the world.
  • Keep teachers and administration informed about current development in 21st century learning.
  • Work with teachers and technology staff in the selection of resources that are compatible with the school technology infrastructure.
  • Design, maintain and update school’s website and create individual teacher’s classroom blogs

San Jose Episcopal Day School, Jacksonville, Florida/USA
Technology Integration Facilitator
August 2007- July 2009

  • Coordinate and facilitate technology integration from Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade, serving 425+ students and 33 teachers.
  • Co-plan and co-teach projects with core subject and resource teachers.
  • Effectively incorporate and support teachers’ use of technology in delivery of curricula through a variety of instructional methods.
  • Model the integration of technology in all curriculum areas and assist teachers as they integrate and utilize technology resources.
  • Model effective use of the internet for students and teachers.
  • Develop and provide screencasts and written tutorials to support faculty as well as local and international educators in implementing learning technologies and 21st Century Literacy skills in curricula.
  • Create and maintain technology repository for curriculum related resources aimed towards students and parents.
  • Assist with school web publication initiatives that support the curriculum and foster home/school communication.
  • Create, maintain and oversee integration of the school’s technology plan with a technology committee.
  • Work with teachers and technology staff in the selection of resources that are compatible with the school technology infrastructure.
  • Design, maintain and update school’s website and create individual teacher’s classroom blogs
  • Create, maintain, and promote professional development tools and communication through Professional Development blog
  • Conduct monthly technology workshops for administration, faculty and staff.
  • Collaborate with school board on technology committee to create a 21st century technology vision and its implementation.
  • Offer After-School-Activities in Tech Club
  • Other Responsibilities
  • Instrumental in designing and implementing global studies curriculum
  • Lead teacher of school’s international travel team. Live blogging, podcasting, video conferencing
  • Created and maintain Global Studies Website
  • Leader in Global Studies dissemination efforts
  • Technology summer camps and after school activities

San Jose Episcopal Day School, Jacksonville, Florida/USA
Spanish teacher. Grades Pre-Kindergarten – 6th
School Website Designer and Webmaster
Internet Specialist & Technology Integration Facilitator
August 2003- 2007

  • Re- organized Spanish instruction at all levels
  • Chose and implemented new Spanish curriculum for school
  • Envisioned, organized and coordinated Argentinean singer to perform Spanish concert with 4 other elementary schools (3 years in a row)
  • Envisioned, organized and coordinated school’s first “World Language Celebration”
  • Designed, created and maintained school and classroom website (2000+ pages)
  • Created, maintained and updated school’s podcast
  • Designed and created promotional material
  • Created annual school DVD
  • Conducted weekly technology workshops for faculty and parents during evening
  • Offered summer camp session (Spanish, German, Technology)

James Weldon Johnson Middle School, Jacksonville, Florida/USA
College Preparatory Middle School
Spanish Teacher. Grades 6th-8th Grade
August 2002- 2003

  • Spanish teacher Grades 7 & 8
  • Reading Teacher Grade 6
  • Teacher Introduction Program (TIP) participant

 

 

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