Experience

Director of Educational Technology, The Hewitt School (July 2014 - Present)

  • Lead the school in developing and implementing a vision for technology that supports the School's mission and strategic plan. 
  • Supervise the educational technology and library departments and provide leadership and support for their professional growth.
  • Communicate with all constituencies about a clear and unified vision for the use of technology at Hewitt and promote their progress in achieving these goals. 
  • Establish an environment which encourages creative and independent use of technology k-12.
  • Design, implement, and assist in teaching a technology curriculum. 
  • Establish core technology competences/standards across disciplines and divisions.
  • Designer of the School's new Fabrication Lab. 
  • Provide instructional technology workshops and individual training for faculty and staff.
  • Partner with technology operations to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the technology team. 

Director of Academic Technology, The Browning School (July 2008 - June 2014)

  • Provided direction, leadership, and support in academic technology to students and faculty.

  • Established K-12 technology education learning goals and standards.

  • Developed the School’s Pre-Primary to Grade 12 academic technology curriculum.
  • Designed of the School’s Makerspace.
  • Taught Lower, Middle, and Upper School technology classes.
  • Designed and conducted various faculty and staff development workshops for training on
    computers and school-wide technology.
  • Co-developed seminars and communications with Director of Technology for educating parents on
    technology-related topics.
  • Provided directions and support to the IT department in identifying, troubleshooting and/or
    securing resources for the maintenance and repair of hardware and software.
  • Advisor to Middle and Upper School students.
  • Coached award-winning Fay School Rube Goldberg Machine Competition team.

Technology Coordinator, The Gateway Schools (August 2006 - June 2008)

  • Facilitated Lower and Middle School technology classes.
  • Provided assistance to teachers and administrators to implement the effective integration of
    technology into the curriculum.
  • Developed the Integrated Technology Education (ITE) Middle School Program.
  • Coached award winning ThinkQuest NYC Internet Competition Team.

Technology Teacher, Felix V. Festa Middle School (August 2004 - June 2006)

  • Taught grades 6th, 7th, and 8th technology education courses.

 

Education

NYSAIS Emerging Leaders Institute, 2015

Baruch College - M.S.Ed., Educational Leadership, 2008

New York Institute of Technology - M.S., Instructional Technology, 2006

The College of Saint Rose - B.S., Applied Technology Education, 2003

 

Skills

  • Curriculum Design
  • Fabrication Lab/Makerspaces
  • Faculty and Staff Development
  • Technology Integration
  • Design Thinking
  • 3D Design and Printing
  • Laser Cutting
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Physical Computing
  • Mac and Windows Operating Systems
  • Andriod and iO Operating Systems