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- Advocate for improved educational technology practices for over two decades
- Experienced TK-12 classroom teacher with certification in online and blended learning
- Implemented school and district wide instructional technology and related programs providing improved learning and engagement
- Broad spectrum of experiences and qualifications for a leadership level coordinator position including professional development, increased collaboration and support
Lynwood Unified School District, Teacher Elementary Teacher 2010-present
School Site Council member, Leadership Team/grade level chair and Technology lead teacher.
District Google Classroom and #icancode initiatives, 4th grade code.org teacher
Lynwood Unified School District, Teacher, Technology Specialist, Administrator 2004 – 2010
Created a variety of instructional technology initiatives. I formulated and directed comprehensive district grants and instructional programs. Notable achievements: Increased the fidelity of instructional software where 8 of 10 sites showed academic growth. Launched other online programs to support secondary instructional intervention.
Coordinated of the Teacher Incentive Fund “Quest for Success” grant program resulting in over $300,000 in teacher and administrator payments.
Administrated Special Education, Technology, Discipline, and Facilities and other programs for Abbott Elementary School as Assistant Principal for 3 years with consistent gains in student achievement.
Horizon Institute, Adjunct faculty 2014– 2015
Designed and delivered blended online, ELD instruction
Focus EduVation: FEV Tutor, Regional Area Partner 2013 – 2015
Consulted part-time with district and school leaders to establish innovative online tutoring services
Gateway Prep Academy 2009 – 2013
Created and oversaw instructional technology, Google Apps for Education and Moodle online course programs.
Taught online courses, helping students in our local area finish high school and prepare for college and career with a custom independent study blended program.
Inglewood Unified School District 2003 – 2004
Administered, as assistant principal, school programs for Warren Lane Elementary School (K-8). Improved school safety, special education, professional development, behavior intervention, and teacher evaluation.
Buena Park School District 1996 – 2003
Innovated exemplary instructional technology as classroom teacher in grades K – 5 including school-wide coordinator for instructional technology.
Awarded with Mentor Teacher status for teacher professional development.
Designed and maintained district website including support for school websites in collaboration with the Orange County Department of Education.
Strengthened Pendleton Elementary school administration as Teaching Assistant Principal.
Coursework for ECE Certification, Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA 2015-2016
Coursework for School of Advanced Leadership Training certificate, Hope University, Fullerton 2015-2017
Masters of Science, Educational Leadership, California State University, Fullerton, CA 2002
Master of Arts, Pastoral Studies, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA 1997 Cum Laude
Teacher Credential Program, Concordia University, Irvine, CA 1997
Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Ministry, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA 1991 Cum Laude
California Elementary Multiple Subject Clear Credential
California Administrative Credential (2012 – 2017) #120546343
California EL Authorization/CLAD (2011-2016) #120546341
Lynwood #icancode initiative participant, 2016-2017
LETS (Lynwood Educational Technology Summit) Presenter, June 2016
Lynwood USD Google Classroom Training, Fall 2015
Leading EDGE Online and Blended Learning Certification, Spring 2014
Moodle MOOC3 international online conference, Participant and Presenter, Spring 2014
Principal’s Exchange, Curriculum Alignment and Common Core, 2010-2014
Teacher Incentive Fund, Annual Grantee Meeting, Washington D.C., 2010
Aeries, Eagle Software, Trainer of Trainers, 2009
Moodle 4 Teachers Online Collaboration, 2008
Technology Leadership Collaborative, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 2008
iSafe Certification Workshop, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 2007
Principal’s Institute, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 2005
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Computer Using Educators (CUE)
Association of California School Administrators (ASCA)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ACSD)
Cynthia Esteban, Instructional Coach, Lynwood Unified School District, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathleen Graham, Instructional Coach, Technology, Lynwood Unified S.D. email@example.com
Dr. Patrick Gittisriboongul , Technology Director, Lynwood Unified School District, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ryan Patenaude, Vice President, Focus EduVation, email@example.com 978-808-1423
Deette Clay, Principal, Marshall Elementary School, Lynwood USD 424-379-1018 firstname.lastname@example.org
Yamiler Varela, Acting Principal, Marshall Elementary School, Lynwood USD email@example.com
Patrick Leier, Educational Consultant, School Resource Network, LLC , firstname.lastname@example.org 909-373-6689
David Linzey, Exec. Director, Clayton Valley Charter High School email@example.com
Nathan “Jack” Read, Principal, Gateway Prep Academy, firstname.lastname@example.org 310-678-0853
Rick Lippert, Regional Sales Manager, Achieve3000, email@example.com , 805-701-3861
See also my LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jmarkschwanz