Skills / Accomplishments

  • Passed Connecticut Administrators Test - CAT (October 2009)
  • Led many professional development trainings both district-wide, and on the local level
  • Building Technology Chairperson, Norwich Technical High School
  • Member of the following building committees Norwich Technical High School:
o    Big Chairs – NEASC accreditation committee
o    Big Tables – A school wide Data Driven Decision Making (DDDM) committee
o    Professional Development Committee
o    Public Relations Committee
o    Math DDDM committee (co-chairperson)
  • Technology representative on the district-wide Math Steering Committee
  • Subcommittee chairperson for district-wide math steering sub-committee on curriculum  revision of Advanced Algebra
  • Co-authored Honors Pre-Calculus Curriculum, Math Applications Curriculum and worked on Honors Math Pathway for CT Technical High School System
  • Served on a Town of Windham School board ad-hock committee to develop a magnet school in the town
  • Executive Secretary to three different Bishops of the Ashford Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints for the past 5 years
  • Yearbook Advisor for Norwich Technical High School since 2005
  • Nominated for Teacher of the Year at Norwich Technical High School in 2007 and 2010
  • Passed Connecticut BEST portfolio (2003-2004 school year)
  • Passed CBEST test (California Basic Education Skills Test) and PRAXIS tests in both Math and Chemistry
  • Action Research
    • Researched the effectiveness of graphing calculators in creating a constructivist classroom
    • Taught students to use the graphing calculators as a tool for exploration
  • Participated in field test of the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC)
  • Webmaster for the Guilford Smith Memorial Library and my own website