I am a certified New York State public school teacher specializing in the area of Technology and its applications for career development. For the last 14 years, I have instructed many students of diverse cultures and backgrounds, including non-English speakers, to not only learn how to use the computer, but how to effectively apply it to enhance their math and reading skills. Through my pedagogy, we learn how to incorporate hardware and software applications while infusing current technologie... [more]
I currently teach high school technology classes, including Excel, and now Google Sheets.
I have a BA in Graphic Design and Master's in Education Technology. I have expertise in MS Office, Google Apps and Photoshop. I'm a certified New York State Public School educator for over 14 years in the area of technology. I've worked with many schools providing assistance and counsel for integrating hardware and software applications in public schools to enhance curriculum and pedagogy.
I am a 15-year veteran as a technology educator for the New York City Department of Education. This includes Microsoft Word.
15+ years as technology educator proficient in Google Slides and Microsoft PowerPoint
I earned a BA in Graphic Design from City College of New York where part of my coursework was on HTML and Web Design. I currently teach computer applications to both middle and high schoolers. I am currently the web master for my school, and have taught web design to technology novice at Hostos Community College.
I am certified NYC Department of Education Technology Instructor specializing in the area of technology. However, as an instructor I incorporate many of the elementary mathematical principles found in today's Common Core curriculum.
I am a certified New York State educator in the area of Childhood Education in grades 1-6 for over 15 years. Within my technology curriculum, I infuse content which covers writing, spelling, and grammar content. During the last several years, there has been an increased need of Language Arts for native speakers as well as foreign born requiring I cover basic writing and reading skills (punctuation, capitalization, phonics, etc) as well as coordinating with Special Education teachers to reach students of diverse needs and backgrounds. With this experience, I believe I am able to assist children of elementary level, as well young teenagers in reading and writing comprehension.
I've taught web design in middle and high school for over 10 years. I've served as webmaster for several public schools and private clients in creation, design, and publication. I have experience in HTML, JAVA, and CSS, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator, including a BA in Graphic Design from City College of New York.
I have more than 10 years of desktop publishing experience designing yearbooks and documents (brochures, banners, and web articles) for private and educational institutions. Software includes, but is not limited to, QuarkExpress, MS Word, MS Publisher, and Photoshop.
My educational coursework allows me to work on both PC and Mac platforms. As an undergraduate, I earned my BA in Graphic Design solely working on Macs, and as a technology educator, I've work on both operating systems for almost 15 years. Working in the public school system exposes me to both PC and Macs on a weekly basis for both troubleshooting and task applications.
I've served as a Technology Educator for the New York City Department of Education for over 14 years. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts and a Master's Degree in Technology Education. My expertise has allowed me to serve several schools throughout the New York City with diverse populations, age levels and socioeconomic conditions. Beyond serving as an instructor, I am able to manage a school's hardware and software infrastructure (updating software, troubleshooting network connectivity, and manage a computer lab on a Windows platform.) Furthermore, I assist in home setup of wireless devices for both PC and Macs.
As part of my curriculum, I introduce MS Office and MS Publisher in the beginning of the school year. Using my background as a graphic designer in which I used Quark Express and Photoshop, I teach students to use Publisher to create final products of school projects.