Resume

Claire Marie Wachowiak, M.Ed

San Diego, Californiaportrait
Email: claire.wachowiak@gmail.com
Skype: bonjourclairemarie
Twitter: @cwachowiak
Instagram: virtualclaire
Online Portfolio: www.portfolioforclaire.com
Writer, blogger, and photographer: www.travelingwithclaire.com

Please click the following link for my resume: Wachowiak Resume

2017-2019

2017-2018

 

 

 

 

 

Education and Credential:
Master’s Degree (2007) Mathematics, Science and Technology; University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts (1993) Political Science; University of California, La Jolla, CA
Credential (2003) Multiple Subject, CLAD; San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Professional Education Experience
Dubai American Academy, Dubai, United Arab Emirates      2016 – 2017
Elementary School Technology Integration Specialist

  • Trained and supported classroom teachers, students and administration in the use of technology to improve student learning
  • Designed and created a MakerSpace including activities to help student innovate and explore ideas
  • Co-Piloted MineCraft in a grade three classroom for a science unit on severe weatherDeveloped Digital Citizenship Curriculum using Common Sense Media
  • Facilitated technology integration training and professional development opportunities for teachers, students and administration
    Used knowledge about current ideas, trends, methods, programs, materials and equipment for technology integration to ensure optimum instructional delivery
    Worked with administration and other staff members to implement Primary Years Program (PYP) and school-wide objectives for technology integration
    Modeled effective instruction incorporating technology integration

Istanbul International Community School, Istanbul, Turkey 2014-2016
Primary Technology Integration Specialist

  • Trained and supported classroom teachers, students and administration in the use of technology to improve student learning
  • Facilitated technology integration training and professional development opportunities for teachers, students and administration
  • Created and developed a school-wide technology scope and sequence (K-12) including implementation
  • Trained teachers in the use of media, equipment and technology to support technology integration in the instructional program
  • Facilitated in the development, implementation, evaluation and refinement of programs, services and initiatives related to technology integration
  • Used knowledge about current ideas, trends, methods, programs, materials and equipment for technology integration to ensure optimum instructional delivery
  • Facilitated the implementation of initiatives that served to integrate technology into the instructional programs of the PYP
  • Modeled effective instruction incorporating technology integration

Istanbul International Community School, Istanbul, Turkey        2012-2014
Classroom Teacher

  • Implemented PYP
  • Differentiated instruction to meet diverse, specific learning styles and needs
  • Developed in-school technology professional development with an emphasis on Google Drive
  • Proven ability and commitment to work collaboratively with grade level team and colleagues to positively impact student achievement and commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, motivate and direct students while maintaining high engagement and student achievement
  • Self-motivated with strong planning, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Articulate communicator who effectively interacted with diverse populations of students at a variety of academic levels and who consistently maintained excellent relations with students, parents, faculty and administrators including the use of student blogs and Twitter

Shekou International School, Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China      2010 – 2012
Classroom Teacher

  • Implemented standards based curriculum
  • Differentiated instruction to meet diverse, specific learning styles and needs
  • Proven ability and commitment to work collaboratively with grade level team and colleagues to positively impact student achievement and commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, motivate and direct students while maintaining high engagement and student achievement
  • Self-motivated with strong planning, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Articulate communicator able to effectively interact with diverse populations of students at a variety of academic levels
  • Consistently maintained excellent relations with students, parents, faculty and administrators

Thurgood Marshall Elementary, Chula Vista, CA      2005 – 2010
Classroom Teacher

  • Implemented standards based curriculum
  • Differentiated instruction to meet diverse, specific learning styles and needs
  • Proven ability and commitment to work collaboratively with grade level team and colleagues to positively impact student achievement and commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, motivate and direct students while maintaining high engagement and student achievement
  • Self-motivated with strong planning, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively interact with diverse populations of students at a variety of academic levels
  • Consistently maintained excellent relations with students, parents, faculty and administrators
  • Grade Level Representative for Instructional Leadership Team (2007-2008)
  • Grade Level Representative Tech Committee 2005-2008; Tech Committee Chair (2009-2010)

Certifications, Workshops and Awards
Level 1 Certified Educator-Google Apps for Education
Common Sense Ambassador: Digital Citizenship/Common Sense Media
Common Sense Certified Educator: Digital Citizenship
Honorable Mention: Digital Photography – San Diego Fair Photography Competition 2017
Certificate (Workshop): Interior Design: The Essentials; London 2017
Educators Engage! (Workshop): Education & Engagement Department at MCASD; San Diego 2017

 

Personal and Professional References
Available Upon Request

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