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Curriculum Vitae

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Career Related Experience

September 2011-Present             
GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR
Peel District School Board
Humberview Secondary School, Bolton, Ontario
  • Daily interactions with Students, Parents/Guardians, Staff, Special Education and Administration to support academic success.
  • Interact with outside agencies and educational institutions to advocate for students on a case-by-case basis.
  • PDSB Award of Distinction - 2013
September 2004 - Present
SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER
Peel District School Board
Humberview Secondary School, Bolton, Ontario
  • Teach Computer Studies, Business courses at various levels. (Blended E-Learning)
  • Provides insight & experience to Teacher Candidates.
  • Mentor to Staff / Administration on technology and efficient use of information.
  • Coaches various teams including Boys’ Hockey, Girls’ Flag Football, and Badminton; planned, organized team schedules/practices. Mentors on sportsmanship, commitment, and team.
September 2009
ADULT EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
Georgian College - Orangeville Campus, Orangeville, Ontario
  • Taught General Interest Courses in Computer Technology to businesses.
September 2004 INSTRUCTOR
Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario
  • Lectured and taught a Technology Orientation for new B.Ed. pupils.
January 2003  TEACHING ASSISTANT
Faculty of Computer Science, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
  • Assisted fellow students with difficulties in course concepts & projects in an one-on-one appointment format.
  • Marked tests, projects, and proctored midterm and final examinations.
 

Education

August 2013             
ADVANCED BACHELOR OF EDUCATION
Nipissing University
July 2013
Principals Qualifications Program, Part One & Two
Nipissing University
August 2011
Additional Qualification - Guidance & Career Education
University of Western Ontario
May 2008
Additional Qualification - Computers in the Classroom Specialist
Nipissing University
August 2006
Additional Qualification - Computer Science Specialist
Queens University
June 2004
Additional Basic Qualification - Junior Division
Nipissing University
June 2004
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION
Nipissing University
  • Intermediate/Senior Division - Computer Science & Business
April 2003
BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
University of Windsor



Leadership Experience

  • Teacher-in-Charge – Assumes all Vice Principal duties using a Restorative Justice approach.
  • School Success Team – Planned and implemented PD activities for staff throughout the school year.
  • Student Success Team– Worked with "at risk" students to mitigate any problems to help in their success.
  • Family of Schools Professional Development Co-Chair – Co-Chaired a team of Teachers from feeder schools to provide a full PD day for over 250 educators that aligned with board/school improvement plans.
  • Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) – Writing of application for an SHSM and made successful University and College connections to support a planned SHSM. Encouraged pupils to enter program to be successful.
  • Safe School Committee Chair – Lead, organized events with a team of colleagues; created an online "Bullying Box" through school website that helped students report any bullying, Hand Pledge Wall to raise money and awareness for students in need.
  • School Technology Committee – Communicates to administration on the needs/wants of technology from students/staff, provide some procurement of technology, liaison with board technology co-coordinator.
  • Feeder School Liaison – Presents to students/staff of feeder schools on Pathways to Success, course selection and the high school transitions.
  • School Website Administrator – Provided staff development on use of the school website along with implementing efficient workflows and providing the means for students, staff, school council, and administration to utilize the web presence. Maintains & updates school website on an on-going basis.
  • Board-Wide Resource Creator - Curriculum Development document on Cyber bullying & Digital Citizenship.
  • Commencement Committee – Member of a team in charge of running school commencement ceremony.
  • Computer Competition Chair – Administrated and planned students writing computer competitions.
  • Computer Lab Utilization Report and Analysis – Provided our administration with usage reports for computer labs within the school and the need for expansion and capital funding.
  • Cross-Curricular PLC Team Leader – Descriptive Feedback using Technology in the 21st Century Classroom
  • Created Student Technology Ambassador Program - Created infrastructure to have a continuous student-led 21st Century Classroom support in the school to aid teachers and students.
  • OSSLT Administrator - Ensured test procedures were followed for all test writers, organized supervision of staff, moderated the testing day, organized test packages to send to EQAO for evaluation.



Professional Learning & Affiliations

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), WHMIS Certification
  • Interviewed Principals at various Secondary Schools on use of technology and student success.
  • Trained in Transformational Practices & Differentiated Instruction, and Professional Learning Cycles (PLCs)
  • Timetabling of School – Worked on timetabling school with colleagues given precise parameters.
  • Peel Computer Science Educators Association & Business Educators Association
  • Special Education – I.S.R.C and I.P.R.C. processes, Vocational Programming.
  • Focus Group Participant - School Communications, System Change with Michael Fullan
  • OTF Webinars - Participaed in various OTF webinars on topics surrounding 21st Century Learning.
  • OPC Learning Modules - on-going PD