Curriculum Vitae

Current Position (2016-present)

Associate Professor, Learning Sciences & Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Calgary, AB, Werklund School of Education

Academic Coordinator: MEd Leading and Learning in a Digital Age (2017 – present)

Current Graduate/Research Supervision:  1 Phd student, 6 EdD students, 1 undergraduate Werklund Research Recipient

External Examinations:

  • Thompson Rivers University, MEd (January 26, 2022)
  • University of Saskatchewan, PhD (December 3, 2021)
  • University of British Columbia Okanagan, PhD (November 3, 2021)
  • University of Lethbridge, MEd (November 27, 2020)
  • University of Calgary, Master of Social Work (August 21, 2020)
  • University of Calgary, Master of Environmental Design (September 8, 2017)

Education

Doctor of Philosophy

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Sep 2008- 2013

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

Master of Education

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, 1997-2000

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

Bachelor of Education

UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE, 1986-1991

Major: Mathematics; Minor: Physical Science

Previous Positions & Related Professional Experience

2017-2020 – Director of Partner Research Schools, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

2016-2020 – Director of Professional Graduate Programs in Education, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

2016-2019 – Academic Coordinator (MEd Interdisciplinary Research Courses & BEd Interdisciplinary Learning course), Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

2013-2019 – Director of Research & Innovation,  Galileo Educational Network, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

2014-2015 – Gallagher-Galileo Postdoctoral Scholar, Galileo Educational Network, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

2012-2016 – Sessional Instructor, Online, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

 2009 – 2011 – Educational Technology Supervisor, 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 Association for Action Research in Education (CAARE)
  • Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA)
  • Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) & Technology and Teacher Education (TATE) SIG
  • Canadian Education Research Association (CERA)
  • Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE)
  • Education Canada
  • Greater Edmonton Regional Learning Resources Council Treasurer (1998); Web Master (1999- 2001)
  • InfoCity Festival – 1998 – 1999 Education Co-Chairperson
  • School Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) & Jurisdiction Technology Committee (JTC), Alberta Education