Degrees and Certifications:
§ I am the Instructional Technology Facilitator for Maiden High School, Maiden Middle School, Maiden Elementary, Tuttle Elementary, and Blackburn Elementary
As an Instructional Technology Facilitator, I assist teachers with the integration of NC Information & Technology Essential Standards, Digital Literacy Competencies, work collaboratively with teachers and media coordinators to plan student technology projects, Virtual Reality devices, Breakout boxes, teach technology workshops, assist with technology PLCs, assist with judging Battle of the Books, help schools with their technology plans, and train teachers how to use PowerSchool, Schoolwires (webpages), Discovery Education, Google, Geocaching, Edmodo, Web 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, podcasts) and peripheral devices (Mobis, document cameras, flip-cams, ipads, Chromebooks), and much more.
Before moving into my current position as Instructional Technology Facilitator, I was a Business teacher at North Lincoln High School in Lincoln County. I also taught Business courses at Hickory High School, West Lincoln High School, and Chase High School in Rutherford County. I have been in education for 26 years.
I am married to my wonderful husband, Chris, and we have a son and daughter. I enjoy traveling, spending time with my family & friends, working at my church, and attending Carolina Panthers football games.~