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Professional Development

Educational  Philosophy

Skills & Experience 

Professional Development 

 Below are some of the professional development workshops and training sessions I have completed.


  •  EduroLearning Coach Micro-Credential 

    • Digital Citizenship in the Classroom 

    • Leading the Digital Shift: Technology for Leaders

    • Design Thinking

    • Partnering with Parents   



    • Visual & Media Literacy 

    • The Impact of Digital Footprints 

    • Technology: A Catalyst for Learning

    • Applied Web 2.0 Technology for Learning


  • Google Certified Trainer 

    • Google Digital Citizenship & Safety Badge

    • Google Certified Educator Level  1 & 2 


  • Apple Teacher Swift Code Certification 

  • ISTE Computational Thinking Course


  • Seesaw Ambassador


  • Common Sense Media Certifed Educator

  • Making PYP Happen in the Classroom
    (PYP Cat. 1)

  • Symbolic Learning in the Early Years  
    (PYP Cat. 2)




Skills & Experience 

Global Collaborator

  My experience with COETAIL & Eduro Learning has allowed me foster a culture of global connectedness within my school community. I am also active on Twitter with my professional PLN and co-curator of the #coachbetter slow chat

Visual Literacy

" enough said "

Digital Pedagogy

Experienced with various curriculum frameworks including ISTE, PYP, & Common Core. I am also experienced in iOS, Android, Google Apps, Wordpress as well as other productivity & communication platforms



Design Thinker

Cultivating Innovative Designers who are guided by Empathy for compassionate Action and Service across the whole school through Design Thinking and the Inquiry Cycle


United World College Thailand
Kindergarten Teacher

2017- Present 


Vientiane International School
Early Years Coordinator and PreK Teacher

2015 2017 


American International School of Mozambique 
Early Years Coordinator and PreK Teacher

 Proficiencies & Passions

Professional Blogger


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