Education

New York Institute of Technology
Degree: Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology
Concentration: Instructional Technology
GPA: 4.0
Graduated December 2012

The State University of New York at New Paltz
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Adolescent Education
Concentration: Mathematics
GPA: 3.14 overall, 3.25 in concentration
Graduated May 2010

 

 

Education Certification and Training

New York State Professional Certification in Adolescent Education(7-12), Mathematics
Issued 7/22/2015

New York State Professional Educational Technology Specialist
Issued 5/30/2015

SAS Programming for High School 1 Certification
Certified to teach the SAS Data Mining Program for high school students
Received 29 June 2012 via SAS Campus in Cary, N.C.

Cisco NetAcademy I.T. Essentials Certification
Certified to teach I.T. Essentials, a course that provides the knowledge and experience for students to become certified in the CompTIA A+ Certification
Summer 2015

Cisco NetAcademy Introduction to Networks
Certified to teach Introduction to Networks, a course that provides the first half of networking knowledge in preparation for the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician) Certification
Summer 2016

Cisco NetAcademy Routing and Switching Essentials
Certified to teach Introduction to Networks, a course that provides the second half of networking knowledge in preparation for the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician) Certification
Summer 2016

Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) - Cybersecurity
Certified to teach a college credit bearing course in a high school setting as an adjunct professor through Syracuse University.
Course Number: IST323
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Summer 2018

 

Professional Experience

Information Technology/Computer Science Teacher at Ellenville High School, NY
September 2016 - Present

Information Technology Teacher for a High School’s Business/Technology Department

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Information Technology
    Introductory course that teaches the basics of computers and information systems, including PC assembly/disassembly, safety, operating systems, web design, networking, mobile devices, security & professionalism in the I.T. workspace
  • Introduction to Programming
    Teaches the language of Python. Students create projects using an open-source programming language.
  • Introduction to Programming II - SAS Programming
    Teaches students the process of using Statistical Analysis Software, a data-analysis tool used in data mining across nearly every corporate industry. Students learn to build, analyze, organize and repair large amounts of data

Information Technology/Computer Science Teacher at Middletown Senior High School, NY

January 2011 - August 2016

Information Technology Teacher for a High School’s Academy of Information Technology & Cisco NetAcademy

Courses Taught:

  • Principles of Information Technology
    Introductory course that teaches the basics of computers and information systems.
  • Web Design
    Teaches the process of Web Design using HTML/CSS and Content Management Systems.
  • Computer Networking
    Teaches how computers and other devices communicate over networks, how to set up and configure networks, and cyber security.
  • Introduction to Programming
    Teaches the language of Python. Students create projects using an open-source programming language.
  • Database Design
    Teaches the process of data storage, organization, processing and development of database applications in Microsoft Access. Students also create an online directory for a type of business of their choice.
  • Digital Video Production
    Teaches the process of recording, editing and publishing video content.
  • Graphic Design
    Teaches the process of delivering a message through graphic means. Students learn to use Photoshop to edit, repair, enhance and create graphical designs.
  • SAS Programming
    Teaches students the process of using Statistical Analysis Software, a data-analysis tool used in data mining across nearly every corporate industry. Students learn to build, analyze, organize and repair large amounts of data.
  • I.T. Essentials
    Cisco-created course that teaches students the skills necessary for an introductory career in I.T. Teaches computer repair and upgrading, computer networking and much more. Students who take this course are prepared for the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam.

Coding Boot Camp Instructor

July 2016

Provided an 8-day coding boot camp in Python programming as a boot camp for middle school and high school students at SUNY New Paltz campus

SUNY New Paltz News Post


Workshop Facilitator at SUNY Orange STEP Program

December 2015 – Present

Facilitate a programming workshop for high school students interested in the STEM Field. This program meets once per month on a Saturday to expose students to interesting and engaging workshops to help motivate curiosity about the STEM world.

newpaltz.edu/step


Webmaster/Co-Owner of First Year Flipped

Summer 2014 – Present

Creation of online resource/professional development trainer for Flipped Classroom Environments

firstyearflipped.com


QuickBooks 2011 and 2014 Instructor at SUNY Orange CAPE(Continuing Adult Professional Education) Program

September 2013 – Present

Taught QuickBooks ’11 and ’14 at an introductory level through a Continuing Adult Professional Education Program

S.U.N.Y. Orange, Newburgh, NY

sunyorange.edu/ce/


Google Chromebook Trainer for Students at Middletown School District, NY

Summer 2014-Present

Introduced students grades 8-11 to Chromebooks for the 2014-2015 school year so students gained an introductory skillset to use Google Apps in an educational environment


iPad Trainer for Teachers at Middletown School District, NY

Summer 2013-Present

Introduced fellow teachers to iPads for use in the classroom to take attendance, incorporate devices in instructional delivery, and gain familiarity with 21st century teaching skills


Webmaster for Ten County Math Website

September 2013-Present

Created, maintained, and developed a website for Ten County Mathematics Teachers Association

TenCountyMath.org


Substitute Teacher

Pine Bush School District, Chester Academy, and Middletown School District, NY

May 2009 - December 2010

Take over for a sick/unavailable teacher for one or multiple days.


Camp Counselor/Activity Specialist

Town of Walkill Summer Camp

Summers 2003-2010

Camp Counselor: Provide a safe, educational, and entertaining environment for campers. Activity specialist for fishing station.


College Level Tutor

AC^2 Tutoring Center

Spring 2009-June 2010

Tutor students in Calculus 1, 2 and 3, Foundations of Analysis, Foundations of Algebra, Linear Algebra


Video Editor and Media Specialist

Musical Media for Education

2008-2009

Video editor, promotion of website through Youtube

Made educational videos combining music and history at the high school curriculum level to enhance education through technology and music

mm-ed.com


Stock/Cashier

Party City Store, Middletown, N.Y.

September 2004-August 2006, Summers 2007 and 2008

Stock/Cashier: Stock, organize, and clean merchandise, assist customers with needs, operate cash register, clean store at close.


 

Skills, Hobbies & Interests

Programming: SAS & Python

Youtube Personal Channel (Link)

Raspberry Pi Micro-computer

HTML/CSS Coding & Web Design

Content Management Systems

Flipped Classroom Design

Proficient in Spanish

Microsoft Office Suite

Product Reviews

PC Assembly & Repair

Instructional Technology

Windows/Linux

Quickbooks 2011 and 2014

Data Recovery Services

Rock Climbing

Automotive/Motorcycle Repair

Magic: The Gathering

Tabletop Games (Board games)

Bitcoin, Crypto & Blockchain Technologies

Affiliate Marketing

Cisco Networking

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