1021 Woodland Way Hagerstown, MD 21742 240‐420‐5587 email@example.com sites.fcps.org/trt/blog/9 Twitter: @trtkarenKaren D. Kroll Objective To utilize my work experience in the school system as a teacher specialist and classroom teacher, and my educational background and personal learning experiences to become an administrator that will bring a fresh approach to the 21st Century school. Experience Frederick County Public Schools 2003 – present Teacher Specialist for Instructional TechnologyLead Teacher Specialist for Instructional Technology (2009 – present)• Design and present professional development seminars and courses to teachers on the integration of technology into the classroom. • Collaborate and consult with curriculum to integrate and promote the technology literacy standards within the content standards and integrated technology into curriculum. • Serve on the MSDE Technology Standards Assessment Consortium, Learning Management Consortium and Online Learning Consortium FCPS lead for middle school assessment of state technology standards. This included training APs and school based proctors on how to deliver the assessments, collecting and compiling data, reporting data to FCPS and MSDE. • Write and teach MSDE face‐to‐face and online professional development courses • Provide orientation, mentoring and training for new instructional technology staff. • Collaborate with school system staff in writing and managing grants to support instructional technology • Assists in collection of formative and summative evaluative data for instructional technology grants and projects. • Assist schools with the software approval process and maintain the FCPS software database. • Represent the district by presenting at local, state and national technology conferences – MICCA, NECC and Summer Symposium • Supervise the identification and implementation of software and hardware in new school construction projects. 2009 – 2010 Adjunct Professor Hood College MEDUC 590: Technology in Educational Leadership: This course examines what educational leaders need to know about technology to support and enhance the school program. Both administrative and instructional aspects of technology are included. Through hands‐on experience participants explore practical uses, examine the issues, ideas, and programs surrounding the use of technology as a tool for administration and instructional management. 2008 – 2009 Adjunct Professor Mt. St. Mary’s University MEDUC 613: Technology in Teaching & Learning: This course focuses on methods and management strategies for teaching with technology and assessing both student and teacher generated technology products. An emphasis is placed on using technology tools to collect and interpret data for the purpose of instructional planning. 1983 ‐ 2003 Teacher – Middle School Frederick County Public Schools • Teacher of language arts, math, science, and social studies • Member of middle school science curriculum writing and revision team • Department Chair • Team Leader • Improvement Team • Member of testing cadre • Member technology team – Included providing a variety of technology integration focused professional development opportunities for staff. • Member Goals 2000 Reading/Integration Team – which included action research project to identify reading strategies that best support below level readers.
Education Johns Hopkins University 2008 – 2010 • Administration and Supervision Certification • GPA 4.0 • Internship with Instructional Technology and high/elementary schools • Administration Portfolio: http://cte.jhu.edu/EP/presentation/rdr/KKroll 2000– 2005 Johns Hopkins University • Masters of Science in Education: Technology for Educators • GPA 4.0 • Internship: Center for Technology in Education Online Course Writing • Graduate Certificate, 2003 – Leadership In Technology Integration • Masters Portfolio: http://cte.jhu.edu/EP/presentation/rdr/KrollMasters 1977 – 1980 Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD • B.A., Elementary EducationProfessional Profile Leadership, Determination, Innovation, Communication, Technology Skills Relevant Course Work • Elementary School Curriculum • Effective Students Improvement Systems • Coaching for Instructional Improvement • Techniques in Reading Comprehension • Curriculum Writing • Online Teaching in Maryland • Supervision & Professional Development Total Credits 99 • Teaching Reading Secondary Content • Multimedia Tools on Instructions • Instructional Design • Issues for Instructional Technology • Using Assessment to Improve Instruction • Evaluations of Technology Interventions • Effective Leadership • Curriculum Theory and Development Highly Qualified • Elementary Gr 1‐6 • Middle School Language Arts • Middle School Math • Middle School Science • Middle School Social Studies Certifications • 2010 Administration and Supervision – JHU Graduate Certificate • 2003 Leadership In Technology Integration – JHU Graduate Certificate • 2003 Advanced Professional Certificate – 60 hours, Maryland Dept of Education • 2001 Graduate – Maryland Technology Academy, Towson, MD • 1998 PRIME Certified Trainer – National Adult Education Training, Coral Gables • Florida • 1982 Day Care Certification 30 hour program (FCC) References Available Upon Request