2002 to 2020
I taught Applied Technology and STEM at Parker Middle School. Applied Technology is a quasi-industrial class where students build and test projects. I also presented technology pd sessions and produced the Parker Middle School Yearbook for six years. More...
2015 to Present
I am webmaster for Community Theatre of Howell. I supervised the conversion of the website with a new content management system and host. I continue to update the site and manage some of the e-commerce operations. CTH Website
Western Michigan University
Masters of Educational Technology
2004 to 2010
I learned how technology of all kinds is used in the educational setting. I choose to get my a Masters Degree in Educational Technology because of my interest in learning about technology. One of the main areas of study for this program was online learning. I use what I learned to create media that I make available online for student to review as needed.
Central Michigan University
B.S. in Secondary Education
Certification: IX Industrial Educational (K-12)
1997 to 2002
I studied Industrial Education with a focus on graphic arts. I worked as a graphic arts lab assistant for two years. I interned at West Intermediate in Mt. Pleasant, MI.
Recording Workshop, Chillicothe, Ohio
Audio Engineering Certification
I studied audio engineering and live sound reinformcement. I continue to use my expertise in media production and sound for live events.
I am well versed in many of the G Suite for Education tools, including Google Classroom. I routinely create assignments and instructional media for classroom and online use.
In addition to my classroom experience, I have led numerous technology professional development sessions in my former district and at MACUL.
Microsoft U.S. Innovative Teachers Forum
Recognition for collaborating with colleague on a service learning project.
Letter of Accomodation (View)
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Letter of recognition congratulating a colleague and I on the success of cross-curricular class.
Howell Public Schools Award of Excellence
School board recognition for my contributions to the learning community on four separate occasions.