Doctorate of Education: Curriculum and Instruction

College of Education

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida

August 2016 - Present


Masters of Education: Curriculum and Instruction

Specialization: Computer Education,

University of Phoenix,

Phoenix, Arizona

January 24, 2011

Bachelors of Fine Arts: Electronic Intermedia

College of Art and Art History,

University of Florida,

Gainesville, Florida

Summer 2000


High School Diploma,

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Eastside High School,

Gainesville, Florida

Spring 1996

Teaching Certificate:

  • Technology Education 6-12
  • Art K-12
  • Middle Grades English
  • Computer Science K-12


Industry Certifications:

Microsoft Office Specialist

  • Word 2010
  • Powerpoint 2010

Adobe Certfied Associate

  • Photoshop CC
  • Illustrator CC
  • In-Design CC
  • Dreamweaver CC
  • Visual Design Specialist

Digital Design and Web Design Instructor

North Fort Myers High School,

North Fort Myers, Florida

August 2014 – Present


Adjunct Professor

Everest University Online

August 2011 - April 2015

Corinthian Colleges Inc.

College Courses Taught:

SLS 1105 – Strategies for Success

SLS 1321 – Career Skills

SLS 3130 – Principles and Applications of Adult Learning

SLS 1354 – Workplace Relationships


Freelance Graphic and Web Designer

Cape Coral, Florida

Summer 2010 – Present


Digital Arts and Television Productions Instructor

Diplomat Middle School,

Cape Coral, Florida

August 2005 – July 2014


Art and Reading Instructor

Lehigh Acres Middle School,

Lehigh Acres, Florida

August 2002 - June 2005


Computer Lab Proctor

Eastside High School,

Gainesville, Florida

October 2000 - June 2002



  • 2008, 2012, 2014 Golden Apple Finalist
  • 2010, 2011, 2016 Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction
  • 2009 Lee County Schools Middle School Career and Tech Ed Teacher of the Year
  • 2007 Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce "Excellence in Education" Teacher of the Year Award




  • Digital Design (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design GIMP)
  • Photography
  • Web Design (Dreamweaver, Muse)
  • Video Editing (Premiere, Tricaster, Vegas, After Effects)
  • Internet Radio Broadcasting
  • Audio Recording
  • Audio Editing (Audition)
  • 3-D Modeling (3D Studio Max, Google SketchUp, Infini-D)
  • Education Related Training (Kagan Cooperative Learning, Sterling Quality, Impact Learning, Motivation and Learning, ESOL and Quality Tools), Clinical Education
  • Traditional Art Media (Charcoal, Watercolor, Pastel)


Sponsor of NFMHS STEM Club

North Ft. Myers High School

North Fort Myers, FL

2015 - 2017


Webmaster and Social Media Manager

North Ft. Myers High School

North Fort Myers, FL

2014 - Present


Published Article in THE Journal (Technological Horizons in Education)

“The 10 Free Tech Tools Your Class Should Be Using”

July 22, 2013


Presenter at Florida Educational Technology Conference

Orlando, FL

January 2010, February 2011, January 2012, January 2013, January 2015



Attended the Foundation for Lee County Public School's Collegium for the Advancement of Teaching

Captiva, FL

June 2008, June 2010


Mentor for Take Stock In Children Program

Foundation for Lee County Public Schools

Lee County, FL

August 2012 – July 2014


Volunteer and Committee Member

Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Teacher Resource Center

Fort Myers, FL

2008 -2009