Director of Academic Technology
Cell or Text 907-539-2023
Principal License (K-12)
State of Alaska August 2013 to January 2019
Teacher License (K-8)
State of Alaska August 2002 to January 2019
Highly Qualified Teacher
Kodiak Island Borough School District March 2003
Instructional Technologist at Colorado College
August 2013 - Present (3 months)
WebCMS Trainer and Support Specialist at Colorado College
August 2011 - Present
Director of Federal Programs and Assessment at Kodiak Island Borough School District
August 2009 - June 2011
Educational Technologist at Kodiak Island Borough School District
August 2008 - July 2009
Teacher at Kodiak Island Borough School District
July 2002 - July 2008
Trackopedia: A Simple Standards-Based Tracking Tool For Students and Teachers
Tidallines 2008 Authors: Melissa Haffeman, Catherine Allen-DeVries
Based upon the Alaska State Standards for K-8, Trackopedia provides the framework along with the practical approach of how to track student progress through grade level expectations. Most importantly, the focus of Trackopedia is based upon the relationship that each student has with their assessment data and how that relationship can positively transform their perception of themselves as learners.
*Just the highlights
Analysis of Math Curriculum Efficacy
Alaska State Department of Education Assessment Conference 2011
Moodle Implementation in Alaskan School Districts
Alaska Society for Technology in Education Conference 2009
Understanding Student Assessment within the State Standards
Alaska State Department of Education Winter Conference 2008
Writing Assessment Techniques with Title 1 Students in Rural Alaska
Alaska State Department of Education Winter Conference 2007
University of Alaska Anchorage
Masters of Educational Leadership, Educational Leadership, Principal K-12, 2008 - 2010
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), Elementary Education and Teaching, 1998 - 2002
Coordinated one of the first iPad rollouts in the country in 2010
Responsible for the 21st Century Classroom Project which transitioned a school district from PC to Mac (including rural Alaskan village schools) while utilizing stimulus funds in excess of 3 million dollars.
Organized strategic planning for a school district for two years including outreach to community.
Analyzed district data and prepared recommendations for the district as well as the Board of Education.
Implemented new standards-based grading system for K-12.
Completely reworked district No Child Left Behind grant and related district plans to come into alignment while managing a federal and state grant budget of 2 million dollars.
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