Curriculum Vitae

Education

Doctor of Philosophy

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Sep 2008- 2013

Educational Technology Specialization; Dissertation – How principals cultivate technology integration and use professional learning networks

Supervisory Committee: Dr. Michele Jacobsen, Dr. Susan Crichton, Dr. Sharon Friesen

 

Master of Education

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, 1997-2000

Secondary Education; Thesis – Technology Mentorship: A staff development opportunity

Supervisor: Dr. Norma Nocente

 

Bachelor of Education

UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE, 1986-1991

Major: Mathematics; Minor: Physical Sciences

 

Current Position

2016-present

Director of Professional Graduate Programs & Partner Research Schools/Instructor , UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Calgary, AB, Werklund School of Education

 

2013-present

Director of Research & Innovation, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Calgary, AB, Galileo Educational Network, Werklund School of Education

  • Gallagher-Galileo Postdoctoral Fellow 2014-2015

 

Previous Positions & Related Professional Experience

2012-2016

Sessional Instructor, Online, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Calgary, AB, Graduate Programs, Werklund School of Education

 

 2009 – 2011

Educational Technology Supervisor, INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES, Calgary AB, Calgary Catholic School District

 

2005 – 2008

ICT K-12 Consultant, Calgary Catholic School District

 

2003 – 2005

Secondary School Teacher, Calgary Catholic School District

 

1999 – 2001

Assistant Principal & Elementary Teacher, Edmonton Catholic School

 

1997 – 1999

District Instructional Technology Facilitator, Edmonton Catholic Schools

 

1991 – 1997

Elementary & Secondary Teacher, Edmonton Catholic Schools

 

Professional Organization Involvement

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE)
  • Technology and Teacher Education (TATE) SIG
  • Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA)
  • Canadian Association for Action Research in Education (CAARE)
  • Education Canada
  • Alberta Education STAC & JTC, Past Member
  • Greater Edmonton Regional Learning Resources Council Treasurer (1998); Web Master (1999- 2001)
  • InfoCity Festival – 1998 – 1999 Education Co-Chairperson