Resume

Education

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Employment History

  • Francis Howell School District Instructional Technology Content Leader– July 2015 to Present
  • Francis Howell Central High School – 2002 to June 2015
    French 1(9th– 12th  grades)
    French 2(9th– 12th  grades)
    9th Grade Communication Arts
    10th grade Communication Arts
    French 3 (10th– 12th  grades)
    Study Hall (10th– 12th  grades)
  • FHC Instructional Web Specialist – 2014 to present
    Maintain the school’s website, teach teachers to use and assist with their school website, teach teachers to use an apply web based technologies with their students.
  • Seager Middle School – 2007 to 2008
    8th Grade French 1
  • Warren County High School – 1999 to 2002
    French 1, French 2, French 3, Varsity Cheerleading Coach

Committees

  • Francis Howell School District World Language Curriculum Writing – 2015 to 2016
    Write curriculum for the Level 2 World Language classes in the Francis Howell School District
  • Francis Howell Central High School Technology Committee – 2012 to present
    Determine building technology needs, make technology decisions based on teacher requests
  • Francis Howell Central Greek Squad – 2012 to present
    Research and implement technology for use in the classroom
    Train teachers to use technology tools with their students
  • Francis Howell School District Technology Committee – 3 Year Term, 2011 to 2014
    Develop district goals for technology hardware and software

Professional Organizations

Awards / Nominations

  • EducationPlus – Dr. John Oldani Scholarship Award – 2014
  • Midwest Educational Technology Conference – Spotlight Educator 2014
  • Francis Howell School District – District Teacher of the Year – 2013
  • Francis Howell Central High School – Teacher of the Year 2012-2013
  • Spartan Sensations Teacher Appreciation Award – 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Francis Howell Central High School – Teacher Website Award Winner – 2009, 2011
  • Boys Basketball Teacher Appreciation Award – 2007, 2009
  • Girls’ Volleyball Teacher Appreciation Award – 2004
  • FHC Spotlight Teacher of the Month – 2004
  • Francis Howell Central High School – Teacher of the Year Nomination 2004
  • Who’s Who in Education  – 2001

Professional Development

      • Featured in Agence France-Presse (this article was picked up by newspapers worldwide: http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/world/2013/06/28/flipped-classroom-approach-lessons-at-home-homework-at-school) – June 2013
      • Trainer, Mastery Connect – May 2013 to present
      • Presenter, Games in the Classroom –Francis Howell Central HS Food Friday – April 2013
      • “My Mistaken Thinking in the Flipped Classroom” Author: April Burton, Article published in School Administrator’s Magazine (http://aasa.org/content.aspx?id=27516)– Published March 2013
      • Presenter – Foreign Language Teachers Association Spring Conference – March 2013
      • Featured in St. Charles County Suburban Journal (http://www.stltoday.com/suburban-journals/stcharles/education/article_84ca1ec7-ea8c-572a-a909-63dd065d83d2.html ) – February 2013
      • Flipped Classroom, Presenter – METC, 2013
      • Host – National Flipped Classroom Network Open House – February 2013
      • “Flipped Classroom”, Article published in the Winter Newsletter of  The Foreign Language Association of Missouri  – January 2013
      • Co-Presenter – FHSD Flipped Classroom Workshop – January 2013
      • Presenter – Francis Howell Central High School Professional Development Breakout Session – January 2013
      • Special Presentation on Best Practices to Francis Howell School Board – December 2012
      • Presenter – Foreign Language Association of Missouri Fall Conference – October 2012
      • Special Presentation to FHSD 21st Century Learning Task Force – April 2012
      • Presenter, Edmodo –Francis Howell Central HS Food Friday – September, 2012
      • Presenter – Francis Howell Central High School Professional Development – Examples of 21st Century Learning – March 2012

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