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Computer Science/Coding teacher 2016 - 2021, Muscatine Community Schools, Muscatine IA

  • Develop coding curriculum for 6th-8th students focused on logic, critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity using markup(HTML and CSS) and programming languages(JavaScript)
  • Write developmentally appropriate, adaptable for differentiated instruction, and engaging lesson plans incorporating various cross-curricular topics
  • Teach concepts of using online coding software, best practices of technology and internet responsibility
  • Technology Director and Instructor 2014-2016, Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf, IA

  • Network Administration - routers, switchs, phone systems, internet filter, and Cisco wireless network
  • Systems Administration -Windows servers, virtual machines(vSphere, Azure), 1-1 student laptops, and peripherals
  • Manage accounts, licensing and deployment of Windows OS, Microsoft 365 Business, Adobe CC
  • Teach 8-12th grade computer science and multimedia classes
  • Coach FTC Robotics, organize and manage robotics meet
  • Technology Director and Instructor 2002 - 2013, Preston Community Schools, Preston IA

  • Design and maintain district websites, digital signage and other electronic forms of communication
  • Teach 7-12th grade Technology focusing on real world lesson plans and marketable skills
  • Network and Systems Administration, train support staff in management of various student databases and software
  • Graphic Designer, Webmaster and Multimedia Designer 2000 - 2002, Mancomm, Inc., Davenport, IA

  • Develop and design online course registration for OSHA courses taught nationally
  • Develop and monitor websites, maintain dynamic web content and databases
  • Produce graphics for courses, seminars and interactive training software
  • Design book covers, brochures, course materials and company products
  • Create graphics, 2-D and 3-D animations for video production
  • Transition Advisor 1999 - 2000, Black Hawk College Outreach, East Moline, IL

  • Work individually with alternative high school students planning college and career goals
  • Coordinate with local search programs, financial aid and academic counselors at various colleges and organize career oriented group activities in cooperation with teachers
  • Establish "jobs for at-risk students" program with area businesses
  • High School Art Teacher 1995 - 1999, Assumption High School, Davenport, IA

  • Taught Photography, Ceramics and Studio Art Courses to grades 9 -12
  • Coordinated the design and building of theater sets for fall and spring plays
  • Du State Du Bike and Run Duathlon Race Director 2015-2018, Illinois City IL

  • Designed, marketed, promoting individual and team competitions
  • Registration, permits, securing and purchasing equipment, consumables, and race shirts
  • Recruit and direct volunteers, set up course and race areas, assist racers, oversee safety
  • Oversee race results, announce sponsors future events,and present awards

    Bachelor of Arts University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

    Majors in:
  • Classics
  • Art and Art Education

  • HTML
  • CSS - Animation too.
  • Bootstrap - I know my flexes and grids
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • SQL
  • PHP

  • Animate/Flash
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver
  • Premiere
  • Other SKILLS and things I'm really good at

  • Sketching/drawing on the fly
  • Learning new software and programming
  • Teaching
  • Efficiency
  • The Coding Room

    FTC Meet Robotics at Rivermont Collegiate

    Students build a PC lab

    Demonstration during class with markers

    Still Life oil painting