The Northwest School

Educational Technology Coordinator • June 2014 - June 2020

Six years experience leading a community of teachers as the Educational Technology Coordinator, guiding teachers in their curricular design, integration of technology, and developing inclusive pedagogy.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Planned and delivered regular faculty trainings with support and teaching faculty focused on student-centered pedagogy and mindful technology integration.
  • Collaborated with teachers to design and implement projects and lessons that integrate technology across the 6-12 curriculum.
  • Delivered lessons to students in 6-12 classes on a variety of subjects, including academic research, video creation and design, programming and hardware design, 3D design, using a variety of software tools, and digital citizenship, among many others.
  • Coordinated with faculty, administration, and the greater school community to launch the bring your own device (BYOD) and 1:1 Laptop Program initiatives.
  • Served as a department chair, responsible for planning and implementing technology integration across the 6-12 student experience.
  • Co-led the development and implementation of a two-week experiential learning program for the whole school including program expectations, logistics, communication and registration.
  • Served as a member of the 2018 Strategic Planning Committee, and co-chaired the educational technology sub-group, developing a strategic framework that guides decision-making at the school.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Department Chair, Curriculum Committee, EdTech Committee (Chair), Summits (Experiential learning), Professional Development, Administrative Leadership Team, Strategic Planning Committee, Faculty Executive Committee, Committee on Collaborative Learning, White Anti-racist Working Group, Lego Robotics, FTC Robotics

Cleveland High School

Social Studies Teacher & 1:1 Program Coordinator • September 2010 - June 2014

Four years experience split between the classroom and launching/planning a 1:1 Laptop Program.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Worked with Seattle University Law School and the Federal District Court to reintroduce a Street Law program for senior classes; integrating project-based learning and giving students hands-on experience with the legal system.
  • Participated in the Knowledge in Action AP US Government research study with the University of Washington, teaching AP Government using a PBL model.
  • Co-designed and implemented a youth mentoring program for at-risk and truant 9th grade students.
  • Led school-wide trainings for faculty and students.
  • Deployed and managed 700+ laptops to students in a 1-to-1 environment.
  • Supported students and staff in their use of Google Apps and ECHO (LMS system).
  • Developed school-wide policies and procedures to facilitate technology integration and acceptable use.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Junior State (JSA) faculty advisor and chaperone, Network Analyst for District (coordinating with Department of Information Services), New Tech Network Liaison

Berkeley High School

Social Studies Teacher • September 2008 - June 2010

Taught Introduction to Economics, American Government, and Study Skills. Worked with the most at-risk 9th grade students to build strong study habits, establish community, and prepare them for 10th grade.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Taught Economics and American Government to 12th grade students.
  • Completed the week-long training seminar for AP US History.
  • Worked with the "Life Academy" intervention program for at-risk 9th grade students to help students develop study skills.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • JV Football Coach, Junior State of America faculty advisor and chaperone


University of San Francisco

MA, Educational Technology • 2002 — 2004

University of California at Davis

BA, Anthropology • 1998 — 2002


  • Technology Integration
  • Culturally responsive teaching
  • Student-centered pedagogy
  • AP Government
  • Project Based Learning
  • Professional development planning and implementation
  • LMS and SIS implementation and training
  • Google Suite for Education
  • Office 365
  • Hardware Programming (Arduino, Circuit Playground, Raspberry Pi)