Angela K. JohnsonEmail: Research InterestsMy research focuses on middle and high school students’ information seekingbehaviors and meaning construction processes using digital resources for academiclearning. My work also explores how sociocultural contexts, intertextuality, andinstructional delivery interacts with and mediates these processes and behaviors. Education and CertiﬁcationsPh.D. Candidate in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. 2010-present.State of Michigan K-12 Library Media Endorsement (30 credits) Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI. 2006.Master of Arts, Reading Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. 1998.Bachelor of Arts, English (French minor) Michigan State University—Honors College. East Lansing, MI. 1989.Professional Certiﬁcations Michigan English 7-12, French 7-12. 1989. Michigan Reading Specialist K-12. 1998. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, AYA-ELA, 2002. Michigan K-12 Library Media. 2006. Employment HistoryMiddle School Media Specialist, August 2004 to present. Lakeshore Middle School, Stevensville, MI Managed middle school library of 14,000+ volumes, including purchasing, circulation, staff management, and web site; 2007-08 managed collections and personnel at two district elementary schools, designed and instructed integrated building-wide research curriculum K-12. Technology integration consultant and teacher trainer.High School Teacher, August 1995 to June 2004. Lakeshore High School, Stevensville, MI Taught English 9, American Literature, British Literature, Advanced Composition, Senior World Literature, French I.High School Teacher, August 1992 to June 1995. Hartford High School, Hartford, MI Taught English 9, English 10, French 1, Remedial Reading.High School Teacher, September 1990 to June 1992.
Littleﬁeld Public School, Alanson, MI Taught English 9, English 10, French 1, French 2, Contemporary Literature, American Literature.English Language Instructor, December 1989 to July 1990. BCM English Language Institute, Seoul, South Korea Taught conversational English to teenagers and adults. Privately tutored children in conversational English. Grants and AwardsMACUL Mi Champions School Technology Leadership Grant 2010-2011Lakeshore Excellence Foundation Project Grant-Videoconferencing Room 2008Lakeshore Excellence Foundation Project Grant-Battle of the Books 2008-2011Lakeshore Excellence Foundation Innovation Grant-Author Visit 2007Lakeshore Public Schools Superintendent Recognition of Excellence 2007National Endowment for the Humanities We the People Picturing America Grant2007 Related Professional ExperiencesLakeshore Middle School Language Arts Consultant 2004-2011President, Lakeshore Education Association 2007-2010Lakeshore Schools Contract Management Committee 2002-2010Discovery Education Star Educator 2009-2011Student Media Specialist Supervisor, Grand Valley State Univ. 2009-2010Lakeshore Schools Teacher Mentor 1998-1999, 2007-2008Lakeshore Schools Technology Plan Authorship Committee 2004-2005, 2007-2008Lakeshore K-12 Library Media Curriculum Committee 2004-2005, 2008-2009Lakeshore Schools Teacher Interview Committee 1998, 2003, 2004, 2008Lakeshore Education Association Representative 2000-2002, 2003-2007Vice-President, Lakeshore Education Association 2002-2003National Board Certiﬁcation: Adolescent/Young Adulthood English Language Arts 2002 (3rd teacher in Michigan to earn AYA/ELA certiﬁcation)National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Portfolio Test Pilot 2000Lakeshore High School National Honor Society Sponsor 1997-1999North Central Accreditation Language Arts Target Committee 1993-1994Student Teacher Supervisor, Western Michigan Univ. 1994-1995Littleﬁeld Student Discipline Committee Chair 1992-1993 Workshops and ConferencesMi Champions Technology Integration Leadership Training 2010Council for Education Facility Planners International-Great Lakes 2010Curriculum Crafter 2010Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning 2004-2010
Michigan Association for Media in Education 2004-2008Distance Learning/Teleconferencing in Education 2009Six-Trait Writing 2006The Big Six Research Model 2003National Council of Teachers of English 1997, 2003State of Michigan Instructional Excellence Conference (by Invitation) 2003Socratic Seminar Facilitation and Coaching 2001Differentiated Instruction 2000Web Quest Design 1999Multiple Intelligences Theory (Howard Gardner) 1995Control Theory and the Quality School (William Glasser) 1995Writing Workshop (Nancy Atwell) 1994Discipline With Dignity 1994Cooperative Learning 1993 Professional AfﬁliationsMichigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) 2004-2011Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) 2004-2011American Library Association (ALA) 2008-2011American Association of School Librarians (AASL) 2008-2011Michigan Education Association (MEA) 1990-2011