Please NOTE: I have recently moved to Kissimme, FL. While my experience and training has been in CT, I now am providing help for those located in Poinciana, Haines City, Winter Haven and Solivita.
My formal teaching career has had an interesting journey. I began as a music teacher - primarily a director of bands at Madison Middle School in Trumbull, CT. As personal computers took off, I explored the field of programming and then educational technology, receiving a 6th year degree from Fairfield University in Computers in Education.
I have continued my technology passion as IT Team Leader for the Trumbull Public Schools, Information Processing teacher, and as Technology Teacher for the teachers at Trumbull High School.
In 2008 I attended the Google Teacher Academy and became "Google Certified" Educator. I have worked with educators in several districts using Google Apps, Sites, Docs and more!
There are many people who feel frustrated by technology and do not have the time to keep up with developing trends. My services covers all things technology - computers both PC & Mac, digital cameras, iPods, setting up social network accounts, emailing tips, digital photos and movies, website creation and maintenance etc.
My mission is to empower people to use the technology they have to communicate with family and friends, create documents and more! My strength as an educator is teach this in a non-complicated friendly way. I do not speak geek! I will work with you to help you develop the skills you want to survive and thrive in this digital world!
In addition, I offer workshops for teachers - to incorporate the Web 2.0 tools into lessons. Our students live in a digital world. They are tuning in to social networks and tuning out lecture style teaching.
B.S. Music Education Western Connecticut State University - 1975
M.S. Music Education Western Connecticut State University - 1981
C.A.S. Computers in Education Fairfield University - 1996
Additional 15 master level credits from Eastern, Western and Fairfield University.