I am the Senior Director for Instructional Technology and Library Media Services in the Wake County Public School System. I have a Bachelors in Elementary Education from Elon College (now Elon University) where I was a North Carolina Teaching Fellow. I also have a Masters in Instructional Technology from North Carolina State University and a Graduate Certificate from Johns Hopkins University in School Administration and Supervision. I served three other NC Districts of various sizes in the past as 21st Century Learning Coordinator, Lead Teacher for Technology (K-5) and Media (K-12); Lead Teacher for Math, Science, Social Studies and Technology (K-5); district and school Technology Facilitator; and Kindergarten and First Grade teacher.
I currently serve on advisory committees for the NC Department of Public Instruction, NC Digital Learning Plan, Clever, The Learning Counsel, and RTM K-12 Congress. I am a founding member of the NC CoSN (Consortium of School Networking) chapter and a past president for NCTIES (North Carolina Technology in Education Society) and Board Member of NCASA (North Carolina Association of School Administrators).