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Savannah, GA
February 27, 2020

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Margaret Gonzalez

*** **** *****

Savannah, GA 31419

559-***-****: / Education

Ed.S. (Education Specialist) 2004

Nova Southeastern University

Graduate School of Computers and Information Sciences Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Computing Technology in Education

M.Ed. (Master of Education) 1998

The University of Georgia

Athens, GA

Instructional Technology/Library Media Specialist

B.A (Bachelor of Arts) 1984

Rutgers University/NCAS

Newark, NJ

Zoology/minor in chemistry

R.T. (R) (Registered Technologist in Radiography) 1979 Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami

Miami, FL

Radiological Science

Professional Licenses

State of Georgia level 6 certification in: Teacher of Chemistry and Biology 7-12 and Library Media Specialist P-12.

State of California Single Subject Credential: Chemistry/Biology/Library Media Teacher State of Florida Teacher certification in: Chemistry/Biology/Library Media Specialist American Registry of Radiologic Technologist: ARRT, (R) Certificate: APPLE Teacher 2019

APP with my information:


M. Gonzalez Vita 2

Library Media Technology Specialist 2018 - Present Robert W. Groves HS

100 Priscilla D. Thomas Way

Garden City, GA 31408

Duties: Create and execute lessons using a broad range of tools and resources to support information and digital literacy. Support and work with teachers to design, teach, and create digitally rich lessons for engaging learning experience tailored to the needs of the students. Support and work with teachers on the integration of technology in all areas of the curriculum. Manages budget and school’s inventory for existing equipment and technology. Provides staff development in the use of technology/using APPLE technology. Other administrative duties as assigned.

Science Teacher 2012-2018

South Miami Sr. HS

6856 SW 53 Street

Miami, FL 33155

Duties: Science department chairperson, teach honors/gifted chemistry, Cambridge AICE-AS level chemistry and biology. AP Chemistry. Sponsor for Key Club and the Science National Honor Society.

Curriculum Support Specialist 2011-2012

Miami Dade County Public Schools

District Office

Miami, FL

Duties: Curriculum Support in secondary science for the M-DCPS district. Oversee six DTDAS

(district targeted differentiated accountability) schools for the district. Consult, plan, and model with the school’s science coach best practices for robust interventions that will lead to successful school improvement in the sciences. Member of the district’s targeted “School Informational Review” (SIR) team, and school improvement plan team reviewer. Other duties pertinent to the position include staff development for secondary science teachers in the district, prepare lessons for the Saturday ‘Success Academy” intervention program, prepare/review secondary science documents for the district and other administrative duties as assigned.

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Science Coach 2009-2011

Miami Dade County Public Schools

Hialeah-Miami Lakes Sr. HS

Hialeah, FL

Duties: Oversee science teachers and programs as per Miami-Dade County Public Schools and state mandates for a DA (Differentiated Accountability Program) school. Implement robust interventions that will lead to successful school improvement and increase student achievement in the science FCAT scores. Provide staff development in order to support and assist science teachers in order to meet with state educational performance standards. Other administrative duties as assigned.

Science Teacher 2007-2009

Clovis Unified School District

Clovis North Educational Center

Fresno, CA

Duties: Science teacher; lead Chemistry teacher. Coordinator for Careers Technical Education (CTE) Pathway Program; Health Careers. Perform other duties as assigned.

Part-time Lecturer Spring 2008-Spring 2010

California State University, Fresno

Fresno, CA

Duties: Online instructor for the California Subject Examination Test for Teachers (CSET Preparation Course) multiple credentials program & courses. Previous Fulltime Educational Positions

Library Media Specialist 2004 -2007

Clovis Unified School District

Kastner Intermediate School

Fresno, CA

Duties: Library Media Specialist function: Co-teach with content area teachers all facets of Information Literacy and projects related to technology. Manage library media collection and budget and maintain computer lab. Perform all duties and task of Library Media Specialist for the school, to include the following: develop policies and procedures to assure efficient operation and services of the library media program, expand access to information through use of online resources and conducting interlibrary loans, provide group and individual instruction in information literacy skills, research strategies, and use of resources and equipment, and serve as the staff resource on library-related issues such as copyright and intellectual freedom. M. Gonzalez Vita 4

Instructional Technologist 2003- 2004

Savannah-Chatham County Schools

Savannah, GA

Duties: Worked with a Title I Science–Technology grant to implement technology in the grade science curriculum in order to increase science scores on the Georgia CRCT exam. Duties included, developing elementary science units to fit Jason Project ™ and correlate with Georgia’s Quality Core Curriculum (QCC’s), train the elementary teachers at the four Title I grant schools on specific project software/hardware and the Jason Project ™, develop science curriculum/tests based on CRCT exam and Georgia QCC’s, and certify teachers with Georgia’s framework for technology—Georgia INtegrating TECHnology Professional Development Program.

Assistant Professor 2000-2003

Department of Middle Secondary and Adult Education Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU)

Savannah, GA

Courses taught:

• Curriculum and Methods (K-12)

• Science Methods (4-12)

• Literacy in the Content Area (K-12)

• Adolescent Growth and Behavior

• Language Arts Theory and Practice

• Middle School Theory and Practice

• Instructional Design (90% online) (Graduate course, Adult Education)

• Multimedia Design (50% 0nline) (Graduate course, Adult Education)

• The Online Learning Environment (100% online) (Graduate course, Adult Education)

• Special topics in Educational Technology (100% online) (Graduate course, Adult Education)

• Teachers Discovering Computers (100% online) (Graduate course) Other duties: Supervise student teachers and Interns, and trainer for Georgia Integrating Technology Professional Development Program (Elementary Education) with the Georgia Educational Technology Training Center. Assist faculty for online course development and web page development.

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Educational Technologist/Library Teacher 1998-2000 Department of Defense Educational Activity (DoDEA) Brittin Elementary

Ft. Stewart Schools,

Ft. Stewart, GA

• Duties: Maintenance of computers in the school, development and delivery of staff development in technology integration, assist teachers with their technological needs, co- teacher for technology lessons, and manage the technology and library budget for the school. Actively promoted reading and library use through such activities as storytelling, book talks, displays, publications, reading programs-accelerated reader, and special events. Provided reference and readers' advisory services to all students, including those with reading difficulties or special needs.

Developed bibliographies, displays, bulletin boards, etc. to support school themes, extend classroom learning, and to promote interest in reading. Managed and developed student televised news broadcast and school electronic kiosk developed, maintain, and update district and school web page. Science Teacher 1995-1998

Dekalb County Schools

Atlanta, GA

Courses taught:

• Advanced Placement Chemistry

• General Chemistry

• General Biology

• Environmental Science

• Physical Science

Other duties: Responsible for chemical stockroom inventory and advisor on Technology/Media Committee.

Science Teacher 1987-1994

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Miami, FL

Courses taught:

• General Chemistry

• General Biology

• Physics

• Advanced Placement Physics

• Honors Physics

• Teacher for the Tech Prep Program: Medical – Science area.

• Chemistry in Spanish for students in the ESOL program. M. Gonzalez Vita 6

Other duties: Sponsor for the Junior Class, Head Coach Girls and Boys Track and Field, sponsor for the Junior Academy of Science, and sponsor for the Marching Band Flag Twirlers.

Previous Part-time and Temporary Educational Positions Course Developer for Clovis Online HS (Charter School) 2008-2009 Chemistry

Clovis Unified School District

Fresno, CA

Developed components of the chemistry curriculum for the newly developed CUSD online charter high school. Attend workshops via Elluminate, participate in Clovis 23 things, and Clovis Twitter.

Online Instructor/PBS Teacherline 2006-2007

Arlington, VA

Online instructor for the PBS National Course

TECH 195.185: Teaching with Graphic Organizers: featuring Inspiration. TECH 310.40: The Classroom Computer as a Learning Station SCIE502.5: Science and the Living World- Special Collection: Teacher’s Domain, produced by WGBH, Boston.

Consultant: California State University, Fresno 2005-2006 Online Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Faculty Support Specialist

Provide technical and instructional design support for faculty in Blackboard. Designed and delivered orientation module for students and faculty. Consultant: Science 2004

Fresno Unified Schools

2309 Tulare Street

Fresno. CA 93721

Working with Fresno Unified School District Science Curriculum office on Environmental Studies—Writing Unit plans for The State Educational and Environmental Roundtable

(SEER)—Environmental Ambassador Summer Institute.

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Teaching Assistant: 1984-1985

Rutgers University Graduate School

Newark, NJ

Courses taught:

• General Biology Lab 101-102

• Immunology Lab

• Immunology lectures as per faculty advisor request Other duties: Graduate research on the autoimmune phenomena of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus using direct and indirect immunofluorescence and Islet Cell surface antibody detection.

Professional Non-Educational Experience

MRI Technologist 1994

VA Hospital

Atlanta, GA

Duties: Perform Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans on patients and assist Radiologist with special procedures in MRI suite.

MRI Applications Specialist: 1991-1992

Health Images

Atlanta, GA

Duties: Performed training for technologist on application software for HI MRI software and Toshiba MRT .35 scanner, beta test hardware and software for feedback to engineers, developed training protocols, maintained communication with attending physicians on installation and training schedules and attend conferences and trade shows with sales representative.

Radiologic Technologist 1985-1987

Dr. Bernard Beber, PA

Miami, FL

Duties: Performed radiological procedures in office setting—mammograms, GU procedures, GI procedures, and general orthopedic radiography. M. Gonzalez Vita 8

Radiologic Technologist: 1980-1985

West Hudson Hospital

Kearny, NJ

Valley Hospital,

Ridgewood, NJ

Duties: Performed radiological procedures within the hospital setting—portable radiography, surgical radiography, ER radiography and general radiography. Radiologic Technologist: 1979-1980

UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Miami, FL

Duties: Perform fluoroscopic radiological procedures, mammograms, and special procedures to include, venograms and arthrograms.

Operating Room Technician: 1974-1976

UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Miami, FL

Duties: Assist surgeons during operation by preparing the sterile field and instrumentation delivery during the surgical procedure. Member of the University of Miami/JMH kidney transplant team from 1974 -1976.

Scholarly Activities

Invited Presentations

Workshop PowerPoint: International Student Media Festival (AECT) (presenter), Anaheim, CA 2007

Workshop for EL teachers, Clovis Unified School District, Clovis, CA: Inspiration software 2005.

Georgia Learning Connections: “A Way to Improve Student Achievement” (2002- Presenter), Forsyth, GA.

Postsecondary Readiness Enrichment Program (PREP): “Science: The Final Frontier”, AASU, Savannah, GA (2000-2001-Presenter).

Southeastern Holmes Regional Partnership Conference, “It Takes a Village to Raise a Score: High Stakes Testing—More than just the role of the dice”, (2001-Co-presenter) Myrtle Beach, SC.

Georgia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (GACTE), “Express Yourself”,

(2001- Co- presenter) Calloway Gardens, GA.

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Georgia Association of Teacher Education (GATE), SOS 101: Faculty Support in an Online Environment, (2001-Presenter) Atlanta, GA.

Georgia Technology Leadership Conference, “Creating a Virtual Library”, (1998- Presenter) Athens, GA.


Clovis Unified Schools Foundation Grant: Project Ignite Science (Classroom Performance System-CPS Units), M. Gonzalez, $9,700 (2007).

MCI California Technology Literacy Grant: Rick Gold/Maggie Gonzalez; Clovis Unified Schools, $100,000 (2006).

Mini-Grant: Gonzalez, M. (GATE) Gifted and Talented Education Program, Clovis Unified School District, $600 (2004).

Tyrrell, M. SMARTer Kids Grant for SMART Products, SMARTBoard, $700 (2000). Publication

CPALMS: Florida educator toolbox information—Grades 9-12 STEM Model Eliciting Activity: It’s Not Waste, It’s Matter (2015). E. Topper, H. R. Strausser, M. Gonzalez, R. S. Sherwin, M. Genel, W. Tamborlane, & A. L. Goldstein, Yale University School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics and Medicine, New Haven, CT; and Rutgers University Dept. of Physiology, Newark, NJ. Effect of Alpha-1 Thymosin on Islet Cell Antibodies in the Bio-Breeding Worcester Rat, Federation Proceedings, Vol. 44, 3, March 1, 1985.

Professional Development Activities and Training

Check and Connect, Student Engagement and Intervention Training, 2019 The Role of Technology in Schools, Education Week Webinar, 2019 Follett Resource Manager Training, Savannah, GA 2018 FDRESA Media and Technology Collaborative, Hinesville, GA 2018, 2019 AP Summer Institute (Chemistry), Florida International University (July 2016) Physics Modeling, Florida International University (July 2011) SAP Training (Student Assistance Program), CUSD (August 2007) M. Gonzalez Vita 10

Follett Destiny Administrative training, Clovis Unified Schools (June 2006) Differentiated Learning workshop, Clovis Unified Schools (April, 2006) PBS (Public Broadcasting Station) Capstone Coach Training (March 2005) PBS (Public Broadcasting Station) TeacherLine Online Facilitator Training (December 2004) Working on the Works (WOW) Training, Savannah, GA (October 2003) Classroom Performance System Training (CPS), Savannah, GA (September 2003) Promethean-ActivBoard Training, Savannah, GA (September 2003) Making Good Schools Better, Ft. Stewart, GA (April 2000) Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking Skills, Ft. Stewart (February 2000) Overview Math for Framework Schools, Ft. Stewart, GA (April 2000) WinSchool Users Group Training (Chancery Corporation), Hampton, VA (March 2000) Curriculum Computer Corporation (CCC) Training, Ft. Stewart, GA (December 1999) Service Activities and Consulting

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools, Judge for Student Media Festival (2018-Present) Miami Dade County Public School, Judge District STEM EXPO Fair (2011-2017) Interactive Science Notebooks, M-DCPS District Biology PD (2011) Unwrapping the Science Benchmarks, Wm. Turner Technical Arts HS PD (2011) Edusoft training: Hialeah-Miami Lakes Sr. HS (2010) Discovery Education training, HML Sr. HS, Science Department (2010) Steering Committee Member for International Student Media Festival, AECT (2007) Tulare Office of Education, CA: Judge 2006 CyberQuest Competition English Learners Team member: Clovis Unified Schools-Kastner Intermediate School Member Technology Committee for Johnson HS, Chatham County Engineering Program M. Gonzalez Vita 11

Savannah, GA (2000-2001)

Partnership Schools: Technology funding (Savannah Arts Academy and Coastal Middle School), Savannah, GA (2001)

Rubrics Workshop- Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Savannah, GA (2001) PREP (Postsecondary Readiness Enrichment Program) Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA (2000)

Developed technology component for the Master of Education in Adult Education at Armstrong Atlantic State University—Technology certificate (2001) Developed system wide and school web page for Fort Stewart School System (1999). Awards

Squibb Outstanding Award in Clinical; Jackson Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology (1979)

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Infantry Division, “Rock of the Marne Award of Appreciation for work in the Ft. Stewart School System Web Page, 1999

Certificate of Achievement, 2005 John and Mary Connelly Award finalist in multimedia: The Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT)

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