Kecia J. Waddell

Macomb, MI 
United States

keciajw@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY/MEMBERSHIPS:    

• Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) - 4 years
• Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Michigan Chapter  (MIAECT) - 4years
• Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning  (MACUL)
• Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT)
• American Educational Research Association (AERA) - 2 years

I. TEACHING:


A. Years at Utica Community Schools: 11 years
B. Courses Taught at Utica Community Schools: Special Education -  English Language Arts
                                                                                District-wide K-12 Instructional Technology Coach
C. Course/Curriculum/Program Development: Google Applications Professional Development - Kel Tech Industries


 II. PUBLICATIONS


 A. Chapters Published

 Co-Authored:

1. Barbour, M. K., Siko, J., Gross, E., & Waddell, K. (2013). Virtually Unprepared: Examining the Preparation of K-12 Online Teachers. In R. Hartshorne, T. Heafner, & T. Petty (Eds.), Teacher Education Programs and Online Learning Tools: Innovations in Teacher Preparation (pp. 60-81). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-1906-7.ch004

2. Tracey, M.W., Unger, K.L., & Waddell, K. (2013) Using digital communication tools and processes to model effective instruction. In T. Plomp, & N. Nieveen (Eds.),Educational design research – Part B: Illustrative cases (pp. 1013-1035). Enschede, the Netherlands: SLO

 
B. Papers Presented 

Refereed National/International:  

1. Tracey, M.W., Unger, K. L., and Waddell, K.J. (2011). Using Google Applications to Teach Educators and Instructional Designers to Access, Modify and Create an Open Course. Proposal submitted for the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

2. Waddell, K.J., and Wade, N.N. (2012). Modeling Effective Instruction to Educators and Instructional Designers through Google   Applications to Support Learning. Proposal submitted for the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY.


 
C. Invited Seminars Presented

1. Michigan Association for Educational Communications and Technology Meeting

Topic: 2010 AECT Conference Rewind

Date: October 2010 

 

2. Michigan Association for Educational Communications and Technology Meeting

Topic: Just Google It? The World of Google beyond the search engine!

 Date: November 2011

3.  Utica Teacher Induction Program (UTIP) New Teachers’ Symposium

Topic: Technology Tips featuring Plickers and NoRedInk

         Date: December 2014

 

4.  Utica Community Schools Secondary ELA District Professional Development

Topic: Mediated Group Collaboration using Google Docs

         Date: November 2014

 

III. SERVICE 


 
Utica Community Schools

 

A. Administrative Appointments

 

 

B. Committee Assignments

 

School Committee Membership

 

 

School Committee Chaired

 

 

 

C. Positions Held in Professional Organizations

 

Michigan Chapter of the AECT (Michigan Association for Educational Communications and Technology)

 

 

 

D. Other Professionally Related Service

 

 

AWARDS


 

2013-14 College of Education WSU Outstanding Instructional Technology Education Specialist Student Award

2013-14 Wayne State University College of Education SEMTECH Scholarship

2012-13 Michigan Council of Women in Technology Research Grant

2012-13 Wayne State University College of Education Dean’s Scholarship

 

  

Work History


UTICA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS ~ Sterling Heights, MI, United States
K-12 Instructional Technology Consultant
                                     

Special Services Teacher     

Teacher Consultant

                                                                                                     

Sep 2013 - Present

Aug 2004 - Present

Sep 2015 - Present

LEARNING DISABILITIES CLINIC, INC ~ Oak Park, MI, United States                                      

Certified Contractual Staff Teacher 

 Mar 2004 - Jun 2009

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ~ Gibsonton, FL, United States                    

Specific Learning Disabilities Resource Teacher 

 Aug 2000 - May 2001

SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS ~ Southfield, MI, United States                                  

Special Education Teacher 

 Sep 1998 - Feb 2000

OAK PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS ~ Oak Park, MI, United States                                  

Special Education Teacher 

 Apr 1997 - Jun 1998

DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS ~ Detroit, MI, United States                                          

Emergency Substitute in a Regular Position 

 Sep 1993 - Jun 1996

UJIMA ACADEMY TUTORIAL CENTERS - Detroit Public Schools                                          

Tutor 

 Aug 1996 - Aug 1997

Education


       

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

Detroit, United States

Doctor of Philosophy, Instructional Technology*                          

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

Detroit, MI, United States

Education Specialist, Instructional Technology

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

Detroit, MI, United States
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

                                             

Apr 2011 -Dec 2015

 

Jan 2009 - May 2013

 May 2011

UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY

Detroit, MI, United States

Master of Arts, Special Education                         

Sep 1993 - May 1997

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

Detroit, United States

Baccalaureate of Science, Marketing                 

Jun 1985 - Dec 1989