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

 

Higher Education Employment

2016-present                                      Director of Professional Graduate Programs/Instructor                        

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Calgary, AB

Werklund School of Education

2013-present                                      Researcher/ Professional Learning                         

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Calgary, AB

Galileo Educational Network, Werklund School of Education

  • Director of Research 2015- present
  • Gallagher-Galileo Postdoctoral Fellow 2014-2015

 

2012-2016                                      Sessional Instructor, Online

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, Calgary, AB

Graduate Programs, Werklund School of Education

 

July 2000                                            Sessional Co-Instructor, summer term

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, Edmonton AB

Integration of Technology in Secondary Mathematics, BEd Program Course

 

 Professional K-12 Employment

 

Sep 2009-Aug 2011                           Educational Technology Supervisor

INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES, Calgary AB

Calgary Catholic School District

 

Sep 2005 – Jan 2008                         ICT K-12 Consultant

INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES, Calgary AB

Calgary Catholic School District

 

Aug 2004 – Sep 2005                         High School Teacher

BISHOP O’BYRNE High School, Calgary AB

Calgary Catholic School District

 

Mar 2003 – Jun 2004                        Junior High Teacher

OUR LADY OF PEACE Elementary Junior High School, Calgary AB

Calgary Catholic School District

 

Aug 1999 – Jan 2001                       Assistant Principal & Elementary Teacher

BISHOP SAVARYN SCHOOL, Edmonton AB

Edmonton Catholic School

 

Aug 1997 – Jun 1999                                    Instructional Technology Facilitator

TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, Edmonton AB

Edmonton Catholic Schools

 

Aug 1995 – Jun 1997                         Junior High Teacher & Resource Facilitator

SIR JOHN THOMPSON JUNIOR HIGH, Edmonton AB

Edmonton Catholic Schools

 

Aug 91 – Jun 95                                 Elementary Teacher & Technology Facilitator

TIMOTHY SCHOOL, Edmonton AB

 

Professional Organization Involvement

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA), Current Member
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Current Member
  • Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Current Member
  • Education Canada – (2013-present) Write Book Reviews
  • 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