Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Master of Library Science, 2004
Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Bachelor of Science, Theater/Speech Education, 1992
2014 - Current
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis
Responsible for faculty evaluation and professional development; Direct curriculum design in all academic content areas; Chair the Department of Information and Media Services; Facilitate and promote education technology and integration in 1:1 BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) learning environment; Coordinate first and second year faculty/staff formation in Jesuit spirituality and education; Coordinate state and federal grant and data reporting; Liaison with outside organizations such as the Indiana Department of Education, Independent Schools of the Central States, Jesuit Secondary Education Association and National Catholic Education Association.
Director of Faculty Development
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis
As member of the Principal's Office (and honorary member of the IT Department), direct professional development activities of faculty; maintain budgets for PD and continuing education programs; evaluate faculty within the Magis Program for professional growth; direct (with CIO) educational technology initiatives (including 1:1 BYOT Model); direct (with VP for Mission and Identity) first and second year faculty Ignatian development; chair department of Media and Information Services; lead teams related to Jesuit Secondary Education Association; other duties as assigned related to curriculum development, academic programs, Mission and Identity, Marketing and Communications.... and coffee.
Educational Technology Coordinator
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis
Technology integration key support for faculty, staff, parents, and students of 9-12 Jesuit high school. Responsible for elements such as use of social media, video conferencing, technology integration in classroom instruction, and technology vision for school.
Marian University, Indianapolis
Lead instructor for E524, Educational Technology, and Marian University School of Education. Technology Mentor for the Indianapolis Teaching Fellows and Teach for America programs.
Lecturer, COM 235, Oral Interpretation of Literature.
Invited Speaker/Course Developer
Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy
"From Companions to Facebook" course developer and invited speaker.
Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis
Elementary Media Specialist multiple locations. Coordinate media programs: budget management, supervise media assistants, resource selection, reading programs, computer skills instruction. Coordinate technology: introduce and train faculty to new technologies, maintain school websites, integrate technologies into classrooms. Additional activities : host special events (Indiana Fever Read to Achieve Program Tip-Off), grant writing (Donors Choose, NEH “We the People” grant), Core Leadership Team, Diversity Cadre, Chair of Technology Committee.
School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University Bloomington
Coordinate all applications to the masters’ and Ph.D. programs for the Bloomington campus. Act as recorder for masters’ and Ph.D. programs, keep academic records, graduation requirements, act as liaison between student and University Registrar and other campus agencies. Assist Director of Admissions with recruitment, retention, alumni initiatives and the PeopleSoft migration. Supervise graduate assistants and coordinate student financial awards.
1997 - 1998
Monroe County Community Schools
North Lawrence Community Schools
Indianapolis Public Schools
1996 - 1997
Bloomington South High School, Bloomington, IN
Taught in a moderate/severe developmentally disabled classroom. Responsible for work-study supervision and skill development.
1993 - 1994
Woodruff High School, Peoria, IL
Taught Sophomore English literature and composition. Co-Director of Speech Team and Junior Class Sponsor (including the Prom).
American Library Association (2003-2006)
Indiana Academic Advising Network (2002-2004)
Indiana Library Federation
Association for Indiana Media Educators member
Women in Indiana Libraries Division member
Jesuit Secondary Education Association
Indiana Association of Independent Schools
Global Education Collaborative
Indiana Computer Educators (ICE)
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators (HECC)
May 2002 Indiana Academic Advising Conference
November 2002 Women in Indiana Libraries Division Conference
April 2002-04, 2008 Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference
November 2008 Jesuit Secondary Education Association Tech Directors Conference
February 2010 Indiana Association of Independent Schools Conference
June 2010 Jesuit Secondary Education Association Colloquium
October 2010 Indiana Computer Educators Conference
October 2010 Indiana Non-Public Educators Association Conference
November 2010 Independent Schools Association of the Central States Conference
February 2011 Indiana Catholic Library Association
October 2011 Indiana Computer Educators Conference
November 2011 Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators Conference
April 2012 Indiana Catholic Library Association
June 2012 Jesuit Secondary Education Association Symposium
July 2012 BlackBoard World
July 2012 International Colloquium of Jesuit Secondary Educators
October 2012 Indiana Non-Public Educators Association Conference
October 2012 Indiana Computer Educators Conference
November 2012 JSEA Tech Directors Conference
January 2013 FETC
February 2013 Indiana Association of Independent Schools
June 2013 Jesuit Secondary Education Association Colloquium
October 2013 Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators Conference
November 2013 JSEA Assistant Principal's Conference
January 2014 JSEA Librarians Conference
April 2014 National Catholic Education Association Conference
November 2014 Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators (HECC)
June 2015 JSN Symposium
July 2015 ISTE Annual Conference
June 2016 JSN Colloquium
March 2017 JSN Assistant Principal's Cohort Meeting
June 2017 ISTE Annual Conference
“The Rhetoric of Shame” presented West Chester University Grace Cochran award finalist 1996
“Changing Places – Returning to School” Focus on Indiana Libraries. August 2001
“The Working Student” Focus on Indiana Libraries. December 2001
“Our Day at the Library: Preschool Invades Research Library” Focus on Indiana Libraries. November 2002
Moderator/Conference Planner, Women in Indiana Libraries Division of Indiana Library Federation conference November 7, 2002
Guest editor, Indiana Libraries, Winter/Spring 2004
“A Collaborative Place: The Roots of Collaboration in Indiana Public and School Libraries” Indiana Libraries, to press Winter/Spring 2004
“The Roots of Collaboration in Indiana Public and School Libraries” presented at the April 2004 conference of Indiana Library Federation, Indianapolis
“Teach-Geek to Tech-Geek, Improving Communication Between Teachers and IT Departments” presented at the February 2010 conference of the Indiana Association of Independent Schools, Indianapolis
“Emerging Technology” presented at the February 2010 conference of the Indiana Association of Independent Schools, Indianapolis
“Building Your Social Media Policy” presented at the February 2010 conference of the Indiana Association of Independent Schools, Indianapolis with JD Ferries-Rowe
"NETS-T Aligned to the Grad @ Grad" presented at the June 2010 JSEA Colloquium, Santa Clara, CA
"Building Your Social Media Policy" presented at the June 2010 JSEA Colloquium, Santa Clara,CA with JD Ferries-Rowe
"Bringing the NETS Home" presented at the October 2010 Indiana Computer Educators (ICE) Conference, Indianapolis, IN
"E-Communication: Building Your Social Media Policy" presented at the October 2010 Indiana Non-Public Education Association (INPEA) conference, Indianapolis, IN with JD Ferries-Rowe.
"Tech Geek to Teach Geek" presented at the October 2010 Indiana Non-Public Education Association (INPEA) conference, Indianapolis, IN
"Trends in Educational Technology" presented at the October 2010 Indiana Non-Public Education Association (INPEA) conference, Indianapolis, IN
"Trends in Educational Technology" presented at the November 2010 Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) conference, Chicago, IL
"Copyright and School Libraries" presented at the February 2011 Indiana Catholic Library Association conference, Indianapolis, IN
"BYOT: Why We Took the Plunge" presented at the October 2011 Indiana Computer Educators conference, Indianapolis, IN with JD Ferries-Rowe
"Educational Technology" Guest Lecturer, Teacher for America October and December 2011
"BYOD: Workshop" presented at the November 2011 Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators conference, Indianapolis, IN with JD Ferries-Rowe
"Give Your Old School Curriculum a NETS Makeover" February 2012 Learning and Leading with Technology. ISTE.
“Caught in an Emerging Trend” blog post picked up by School CIO and Tech and Learning Magazine.
“Library Space in a BYOT Environment” blog post picked up by School CIO.
“The Importance of the LMS in a BYOT School” presented at BlackBoard World Conference July 2012.
"Reading Beyond the Book" presented at the International Colloquium for Jesuit Secondary Education (ICJSE) July 2012, Boston MA
"Why We Took the Plunge" presented at the October 2012 Indiana Non-Public Education Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN with JD Ferries-Rowe
"It's About What You Do! PD in 1:1 Learning Environment" presented at the October 2012 Indiana Computer Educators conference, Indianapolis, IN
1:1 Discussion Panelist, JSEA Tech Directors Conference, New Orleans, LA
"It's About What You Do! PD in 1:1 Learning Environment" presented at the JSEA Tech Directors Conference, New Orleans, LA
eSchool News "eSchool of the Month" for January 2013
"Paved with Good Intentions" Tech & Learning Magazine, TBA (March?) 2013
"What BYOT Looks Like" Poster Session presenting on January 30, 2013 at FETC, Orlando, FL with JD Ferries-Rowe
"Why We Took the Plunge" presented at the February 2013 Indiana Association of Independent Schools (IAIS) conference, Indianapolis, IN with JD Ferries-Rowe
"What BYOT Looks Like" presented at the February 2013 IAIS conference, Indianapolis, IN with JD Ferries-Rowe
"Reading Beyond the Book" presented at the February 2013 IAIS conference, Indianapolis, IN
"One-to-One Programs: Perspectives from Schools in the Trenches" Webinar presented February 5, 2013 via the Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy
LaMaster, Jennifer M., and JD Ferries-Rowe. "Chapter 34 So We Had This Idea."Handbook of Mobile Learning. Ed. Zane Berge and Muilenburg Y. Lin. N.p.: Routledge, 2013. Print.
"BYOT: So How's That Working Out For Ya?" presented at JSEA Colloquium, June 2013
Moderator #catholicedchat on Copyright in Schools, July 2013
"Measuring the Effectiveness of the Digital Classroom" webinar via BlackBoard Engage with JD Ferries-Rowe, August 2013
"BYOT: So How's That Working Out For Ya?" presented at HECC, November 2013
Keynote for JSEA Librarian's Conference "Libraries in Space" presented January 2014
"BYOT: Why We Took the Plunge" presented at National Catholic Education Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA April 2014
"Once Upon a Database…Storytelling with Data" School CIO April 2015.
"So You've Gone 1:1 What's Next" ISTE PLN Webinar. Recording available for members at https://www.iste.org/resources/product?id=3610
"Cura Personalis and Instructional Design"
"Cura Personalis and Curriculum Design"
"Cura Personalis and Professional Growth/Evaluation"
All presented at JSN Symposium, Scranton, PA June 2015
Bird of a Feather Presentation "Beyond 1:1"
Administrator's Network Panel "Building Relationships with Technology"
Presented at ISTE Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA June 2015
Keynote TBA Treasure Mountain Research Retreat November 2015
"Designing Spaces for Learning" co-presenting with Greg Owsley from Rockhurst High School
"A Tale of Tensions: Forming Faculty and Staff of Faith withing Secular Demands of College Prep"
Both presented at JSN Colloquium, June 2016
"Say What? Do You Speak Ed Tech?' Webinar for Professional Learning Network, ISTE. September 2016
"Discernment in the Digital Age" Two-part webinar for Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy
Inaugural Leadership Playground, ISTE Annual Conference, June 2017
Professional blog can be found at http://40ishoraclereflections.blogspot.com/
Active professional on Twitter @40ishoracle
Conference Presentation Materials posted on SlideShare with Creative Commons attribution license
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Graduate Assistant Scholarship, Speech Communications, West Chester University (1995-96)
Finalist Grace Cochran Award for Research in Women’s Studies, West Chester University (1996)
Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) Julianne V. Nilson Scholarship winner
Certificate of Proficiency Teaching with the 2008 National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, PBS Teacherline/ISTE. Awarded July 1, 2010. Portfolio found at http://www.pbs.org/teacherline/capstones/exhibit/share/4ab09a25a6404d86aa3a72c32244ef20/
Appointed to School CIO Magazine, Advisory Board
Hold Professional Indiana Teaching License in Theatre/Speech (5-12); English (5-12); Library Services (K-12)
Facilitator for Ignatian Themes Workshop, Chicago-Detroit Province (Society of Jesus) 2013-present
Appointed to ISTE SIG-Admin 2013-14
National Planning Board for JSEA Assistant Principal's Conference (2013 and 2017)
President ISTE Administrator Professional Learning Network 2015-16
Co-President ISTE Administrator Professional Learning Network 2016-17
Named to Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy Board of Directors 2015
Graduate of Ignatian Leadership Seminars 2016
Completed 19th Annotation of the Spiritual Exercises - 2015-16
1997 - 2003 Volunteer Speech Coach, Indiana University
2002 – 2003 Guest Storyteller, Monroe County Public Library
2002 – 2004 Committee Member, Women in Indiana Libraries
2003 – 2004 Bibliographic Instruction, IU Information Commons
2004 - 2012 Volunteer Parent Girl Scout Troop 73
Present Youth Worship Leader, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Present Technology Advisory Committee for Providence Cristo Rey, Indianapolis
Present JVLA Board Member
Present volunteer consultant to Indiana schools for BYOT and 1:1 initiatives including but not limited to Bishop Chatard, Evansville Mater Dei, Covenant Christian High School, St. Anthony's High School (Effingham, IL), St. Thomas Aquinas (Indianapolis), St. X High School (Cincinnati) and Gonzaga College High School (Washington DC)