Profile

I'm a teacher and trainer. I have BS. Ed. in Secondary English Education and Working toward a Master of Educational Technology degree. My plans after graduation include earning an M.A. in English - Creative Writing and teaching at both the high school and collegiate level. My passions are teaching, technology, and writing and I strive to combine those. I believe that technology affords us new and amazing opportunities for our education and every day life. As a teacher, I strive to find new ways enhance my education and that of my children and students. For my complete profile, please visit my profile page.

Education


Master of Educational Technology

Dec. 2015 (Expected)
Boise State University
Boise, Idaho
Emphasis in Instructional Design


Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

May 2014
Boise State University
Boise, Idaho
Emphasis in Adult and K12 Learners


Bachelor of Science in Education

May 2010
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho
Emphasis in English Education

Credentials

Secondary Education Certificate

July 2010 - July 2015
Idaho State Department of Education
Boise, ID
English 6-12 Endorsement
Online Teaching Endorsement

Dual Credit Certified Faculty Affiliate

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID
English 101 - Introduction to College Writing
English 175 - Introduction to Literary Genres

Skills

  •  Language Arts Instruction
  •  Instructional Design
  •  Technology Integration
  •  Online Education
  •  Adult Education
  •  Management
<div style='font:Times, serif;'

Experience


Language Arts Teacher

Idaho Virtual Academy
Boise, Idaho / Online

July, 2015 - Present

Facilitated online instruction for language arts courses.

Worked with students and families to help them achieve their educational goals.


Language Arts Teacher

Idaho Digital Learning Academy
Meridian, Idaho / Online

Jan. 2014 - Present

Facilitated online instruction for language arts courses.

Created and posted course announcements with reminders and instructional content.

Graded and provided feedback on writing, research, assignments and exams.

Provided counseling and discipline for school policy violations.

Interacted with students via email to assist with questions and assignments.

Performed interventions for low grades and low participation via telephone and / or email to parents, students, and site coordinators.

Conducted live office hours via Blackboard Collaborate.


AppleCare Advisor

Apple Inc.
Cupertine, California / Online

Mar. 2015 - Present

Provide technical support for various Apple products.


Trainer / Instructional Designer

Convergys, LLC
Pocatello, Idaho / Online

Aug. 2011 - Feb. 2015

Delivered lessons from content curriculum to and support new employees
as well as existing employees in both brick and mortar and online synchronous environments through Adobe Connect.

Created and modified curriculum to support new and existing employees both brick and mortar and online synchronous environments through Adobe Connect.

Provided technical troubleshooting and resolutions to new remote employees during training including issues relating to PCs (Windows and Linux), routers, networks, modems, and other networking technologies.

Supervised new employees during training.

Maintained employee time-keeping records.

Delivered counseling and discipline for few employees during training.

Provided team-leader support and provided team-leader backup and coverage.


Language Arts, Drama,
and Speech Teacher

Riverside High School
Basin, Wyoming

Aug. 2010- - June 2011

Created and delivered lessons to two sections of sophomore English.

Created and delivered lessons to one section of senior English.

Created and delivered lessons to one section of creative writing.

Supervised and produced the school's online newspaper.

Supervised and produced the school yearbook.

Coached the debate / speech team.

Coordinated the drama program and prodced the fall play.


Language Arts Teacher

Frank Church High School
Boise, Idaho

June 2010 - July 2010

Created and delivered lessons to four sections of junior English for at-risk students during summer school.


General Manager

Domino's Pizza
Blackfoot, Idaho

Sept. 1995 - Oct. 2005

Selected and trained new employees.

Maintained work schedules

Maintained cost control including product and labor costs.

Managed and evaluated employees during shifts.


PC Technician

Self Employed
Blackfoot, Idaho

Feb. 2003 - Dec. 2003

Maintained, designed, upgraded personal computers for clients.

Maintained home networks, printers, and peripheral components.

Maintained repair logs and detailed customer records.