RESUME

Objective

 

Seeking a position as an Education Coordinator working to develop curricula by utilizing technology as a vehicle to advance student and faculty knowledge across diverse disciplines.

Work

experience
 

School of the Holy Child

Rye, NY  2018 – Present

Computer Science Instructor (Grades 9-12) 

  • Designed new computer science and robotics course curricula for grades 9 -12.  Ideas included building a bridge between STEM and finance curriculum to better prepare students for real-life application of course material.

  • Lead planning effort and execution of school-wide Hour of Code event.

  • AP Computer Science Principles instructor.  Prepared students to excel on college board exams.  Responsibilities also included preparing TA’s to manage a smaller subset of students.

  • Participated in mentorship advisory for the students in order to provide them with guidance for balancing schoolwork and personal endeavors as well as preparation to move onto higher education.

  • Primary point of contact for all IT related issues for both students and faculty.  Troubleshot all user account, hardware, and software related issues. Recommended technology infrastructure upgrades/repairs as needed for the entire school. 

  • Primary point of contact for coordinating the setup of all audio-visual systems for school assemblies, conferences, as well as handling the technical portion of the transition to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic for the entire faculty.

  • Managed all external communication with vendors relating to technical support for the school. This included being the primary point of contact for all issues related to printers, computers, software, and servers.  Responsibilities also included the selection, ordering, and installation of all new equipment and software.

  • Apple Support Coordinator – handled all faculty and student PC repairs as well as ensuring all invoices are paid to Apple in a timely manner.

  • Created and maintained inventory and tracking system for all PC’s, and peripheral devices such as dongles, HD wires, headphones, chargers, external hard drive players.

Skills

Programming languages: Java, Python, Objective-C, Swift, HTML, RobotC, C++

Hardware: PC, Macintosh, SMARTBoard, Vex Robotics, Lego Robotics,

Software:Visual Studio, Eclipse, TextWrangler, XCode, BlueJ, Cura, Adobe Dreamweaver, iMovie, Camtasia, Inspiration, Kid Pix, HyperStudio, ALICE, Scratch, SMART Notebook, Evernote, Microsoft Office, Animoto, Glogster, Prezi, Popplet, Photovisi, Coursekit, Skitch, Fotobabble, LiveBinder, Google Applications, iWork, Webnote, Toondoo, MyStoryMaker, Audacity, Voice Thread, PhotoStory, Sketch Up

Languages: Conversational knowledge in Gujarati and Hindi; Knowledge of Spanish

King School

Stamford, Connecticut   2015 – 2018

Computer Science Instructor (Grades 6-12) 

  • Designed new courses and curricula for Upper (9-12th grade) and Middle school (6-8th grade).

  • Developed and instructed honors programming and computer literacy program.

  • Spearheaded STEAM endeavor, an afterschool club to encourage girls' interest in math and science careers, as well as to introduce them to careers that they might not normally consider.

  • Initiated the VEX Robotics competition team. Teams of students were tasked with designing and building a robot to compete against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge.

  • Lead field trips and other extracurricular learning activities.

  • Facilitated the planning of the school-wide Hour of Code event.

  • Initiated plan for bringing in distinguished guest speakers who are inspiring in the technology field.

  • Provided maintenance and support for the daily operations of all technology in the computer lab.

Languages

  • Java

  • Python

  • Objective-C

  • Swift

  • HTML

  • RobotC

  • C++

Marianapolis Preparatory School

Thompson, Connecticut  2013 – 2015

Computer Science Instructor & Support Technologist (Grades 9-12)   

  • Designed curriculum and syllabus for Informatics for grades 9-12.

  • Instructed students on computer hardware, software, and Microsoft Office.

  • Provided in-depth training sessions on HTML editing software including Macromedia Dreamweaver.

  • Lead Technology Crew - an afterschool program instructing students on computer repair, maintenance, and upgrades.

  • Provided maintenance and support for the daily operations of all technology in the computer lab, classrooms, and other campus facilities.

  • Performed Network Administrator duties including changing passwords, monitoring student accounts, and installing programs.

2010 - present

2010 - present

Educational Talent  Research                                                                  JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

New York, NY   2015

Summer Program Computer Teacher (Grades 7 -12th)

  • Developed and executed a cross-disciplinary computer program for 8th, 9th, and 10th grade students.

  • Submitted a 4-week plan to complete a multimedia project for each grade level.

  • Designed and conducted a pre and post assessment exercise to determine the students’ levels of computer competency.

  • Collaborated with class advisors and subject matter experts in executing the cross-disciplinary computer program for each grade level.

Bethpage School District, Valley Stream School District

Bethpage, New York  2012 - 2013

Valley Stream, New York  2012 – 2013

Substitute teacher (Grades K -12)

  • Followed teaching programs set by regular teachers and prepared outlines when necessary.

  • Fostered safe, positive, and supportive learning environments.

  • Filled in for absent teachers in emergency and on short and medium term assignments.

  • Fostered safe, positive, and supportive learning environments.

Hollingsworth Preschool, Outreach Program with P.S. 326

New York, NY

Technology Consultant  September 2010 – January 2011

 

  • Constructed technology integrated curriculum into gifted science education program.

  •  Generated assessment rubric for weekly reflection.

  • Planned professional development for cooperating teachers.

  • Supported the program and professional development in early childhood classrooms in New York City Public School Region 10 to improve practice in those institutions.

Center for Technology and School Change,

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Research and Professional Development Intern              

January 2009 – August 2009

  • ​Designed and developed e-learning storyboards to precisely communicate instructional strategies to clients.

  • Designed and developed effective and engaging instructional materials for a SMARTBoard demonstration for middle and high school English teachers in Yonkers City School District.

  •  Supported the creation of professional development activities, which involved using technology (e.g., Podcasting) as a catalyst for improved instruction across secondary disciplines.

Education

Throughout my years at Teachers College, I have grown as an educator and a professional.  I pursued my career in Instructional Technology and Media because I saw the way the learning has been changing. I wanted to be able to educate myself, so I can meet them half way. While working with Center for Technology and School Change, my viewpoint expanded, and I knew it was not just students I can help infuse learning with technology, but also teachers. That's why I decided to pursue my career as a Technology Coordinator.

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY     Masters of Arts in Instructional Technology and Media
October 2010
Long Island University, C.W. Post, Brookville, NY             
Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education: English
May 2008

I went to study education because teaching is my passion. I love being in a classroom. I cannot remember a day, where I did not want to be there. I knew it since I was little, and I played "teacher teacher" with my cousins. I want to make a positive difference, and the way I do that is by providing guidance, support, and care to my students.



 

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