Teacher, Hartford Public Schools
2015 – Present
2016 – Present – Global Communications Academy
10th Grade English, 7th Grade English, HS Computer Science
- Students averaged 10-20 point growth on district assessments this year.
- Technology lead for the building. Attracted $50,000 grant for technology repairs.
- Implemented AP Computer Science Principles, Wrote a successful $2,000 grant to buy tablets for class use.
2015-2016 – Burr Community School
6th Grade Language Arts. 75% of students met goal on district assessments. (NWEA MAP) (Move forced by budget constraints)
Emmett O’Brien Technical High School – Ansonia, CT – 2009 – 2010
Responsible for supervision of Math, Science, Special Education, five shops, attendance, Title VI and IX, and Anti-Bullying.
Newtown High School, Newtown, CT -2007 – 2009
Responsible for master scheduling, student discipline, staff leadership, supervision of Guidance, Fine and Applied Arts, Music. Oversight of alternative programs TAP and FLEX. Created Data Center.
Director, Visual and Performing Arts
New Canaan, CT Public Schools – 2005 – 2007
Supervision of all arts programs in an upscale suburb in southern Connecticut. Supervised 33 teachers in 5 buildings, in 11 different programs. Responsible for curriculum and program development, teacher evaluation and coaching, and budget oversight.
Francis T. Maloney High School – Meriden, CT -2003 – 2005
Culturally diverse, urban high school of 1300+ students. Responsible for student discipline; staff leadership; supervision of Special Education, World Languages, Fine Arts and Library/Media Center; oversee student activities; oversee substitutes; assist with scheduling.
Weston High School – Weston, CT -2000 – 2003
Taught English, Gifted. Developed the Theatre program, including the development of 3 curricula and 2 new courses.
Weston Middle School – Weston, CT – Seven Years
Taught Choral and General Music, grades 4-8. Oversaw and developed the middle school theatre program, including the production of a MAJOR main stage musical each year.
Trumbull Public Schools – Four Years
Taught Choral and General Music in grades K-8.