ADAM J. SCHOENBART

aschoenbart@gmail.com ✦ @MrSchoenbart ✦ aschoenbart.com ✦ (845) 216-3533

10 Old Mamaroneck Road, Apartment 4M, White Plains, NY 10605

                                             

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership 

Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

Aug. 2015 - present

Professional Diploma Program in Educational Leadership (SBL/SDL) 

Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

June 2015 -    

  present

Master of Arts in Teaching of Adolescent English

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

May 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Secondary English Education, Magna cum Laude

Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY                          Minor: Jewish Studies

May 2008

New York State Professional Teacher Certificate in English Language Arts 7-12

Feb. 2014

Hudson Valley NY Google Educator Group Co-Leader

Google for Education Certified Trainer

Google Educator Level 1 and Level 2

Oct. 2015 - present

Dec. 2014

Jan. 2016

TEACHING & WORK EXPERIENCE

English Teacher, Ossining High School, Ossining, NY

Sept. 2010 - present

  • Highly effective teacher, 2012 - 2016
  • Mentor teacher, 2015  - 2016
  • Received tenure in June 2012
  • Plans and implements instruction for Common Core regents-level classes, special education co-taught classes, and electives across grades 9-12
  • Leads grade level team in data analysis and target development for APPR student learning objectives
  • Developed, planned, and taught senior elective, Myth, Magic and Make-Believe, teaching mythology, magical realism, comic books, and more from 2011 - 2014

Instructional Technology Coach, Ossining High School, Ossining, NY

2015 - present

  • Capstone Technology Coach, responsible for planning and implementing high quality technology professional development for Capstone program
  • Develops technology infrastructure to support Capstone program, including flipped instruction, grade-wide digital portfolios, and Google Classroom training and implementation
  • Works with students and teachers to integrate Google Apps for Education, digital literacy and citizenship, and 21st century skills and technology into regular instruction through appointments, classroom visits, and coaching
  • Created, organized, and supervised EdcampOHS, a building-level unconference day of professional learning for 100+ educators with responsibilities including leading the organizing team, soliciting sponsors, planning sessions, organizing facilitators, supervising student volunteers, and promoting on social media promotion, March 2016
  • Coordinated and facilitated Google Expeditions Pioneer Program at Ossining High School, scheduling and facilitating the program with classes across all subject area, November 2016
  • Additional technology roles include: Technology Teacher Leader (2014), Board of Education Presentations, District Technology Committee member (2014 - present), District Communications Committee member (2014), Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks Pilot Program (2013)

Adjunct Professor of Education, Manhattanville College

June - July 2014 & 2015

  • Taught Teaching of Writing and Thinking to graduate education student, focusing on pedagogy and practice of secondary writing instruction
  • Designed the course to meet the needs of English education majors, literacy majors, and career changers, with a range of classroom and education experience
  • Adapted as a hybrid online course in 2015, blending face-to-face and online instruction

Assistant Director, Ossining Union Free School District Theatre Program

Sept. 2011 - June 2015

  • Produced sixteen productions, including musicals, dramas, and comedies, earning a total of eighteen Metropolitan High School Theatre Awards nominations and multiple wins
  • Responsibilities included production, technical direction, backstage management, stage crew, set design and construction, graphic design, advertising, fundraising, bookkeeping, communications, and more
  • Managed casts and crews of over 50 students in at least two productions each year
  • Program accepted into the American High School Theatre Festival at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! in Edinburgh, Scotland for the 2016 season
  • Awarded multiple Ossining Matters Grants to develop and implement outreach programs for younger students and provide students with professional training with audio equipment and set construction

Division Leader & Head Counselor, Blue Rill Day Camp, Monsey, NY

2004 - 2011

  • Supervised and planned summer programming for over 50 seven and eight year old campers each year, 2010 - 2011
  • Supervised, mentored, and evaluated 12 high school aged staff members
  • Group counselor directly responsible for over 20 middle school aged campers, 2004-2009

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE

PUBLICATIONS, AWARDS, AND FEATURES

  • Regular blog posts featured at aschoenbart.com. Articles focus on educational technology implementations, reflections on best classroom practices, how to guides for teachers, etc.
  • Print publications in Tech & Learning Magazine, including:
  • “5 Mistake I Made with Educational Technology,” January 2016
  • “What My Students Think About #GoogleExpeditions,” December 2015
  • “Maximizing Instructional Time with Chromebook Management,” November 2015
  • Published online in guest posts on educational technology website and publications:
  • “20 to Watch” Winner from the National School Board Association’s Technology Leadership Network, 2016
  • GAFE Perception Study. Developed, implemented, and analyzed a school-wide study at Ossining High School examining the perceptions and impact of Google Apps for Education on teaching and learning, January 2015
  • Lower Hudson Resource Information Center (LHRIC) Pioneer Award winner for Distinguished Technology Teacher, May 2014

THE EDUCATION CALENDAR

  • Co-creator and administrator for theeducationcalendar.com (#TheEduCal), a crowdsourced map and calendar of education events worldwide
  • #TheEduCal has featured, curated, and promoted over 500 education events worldwide and #TheEduCal Blog shares stories from contributors about their professional learning and conference experiences
  • Featured on Teacher2Teacher article, “All of Us Are Smarter Than One of Us”
  • Responsible for site coding, maintenance, promotion, and social media

TRAININGS: Plans and facilitates workshops and trainings as an educational technology consultant for Google Apps for Education and related topics.

  • Provides tiered and differentiated training opportunities for all skill levels, student populations, and content area teachers.
  • Ossining Union Free School District Technology Trainings, including Teacher Center Courses, humanities professional development, Google Apps Boot Camp, New Teacher Orientation, and more, 2014 - present
  • Educational Technology Consultant, working with school districts, colleges, and organizations across the tri-state area, including Middlesex NJ Schools, Manhattanville College, Ossining MicroFund, and more, 2014 - present

CONFERENCES & PRESENTATIONS: Present at conferences on classroom implementation of Google Apps for Education and related topics at local, regional, and state conferences, including

  • EdcampNJ: Instructional Coaching: How to Help Teachers Grow. West Windsor-Plainsboro, NJ, November 2016.
  • ECET2NY914 Conference Presenter: The Power and Problems of Being Social: Social Media in Education. Rye Brook, NY, October 2016.
  • EdcampMville Organizer. Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY, September 2016.
  • TechCamp Conference Presenter: Getting Started with Passion Projects and Genius Hour. Vernon Township, NJ, August 2016.
  • TechCamp Keynote Speaker: STUDENTS MUST CREATE! Exploring Relationships, Passion, and Learning in the 21st Century Classroom. Vernon Township, NJ, August 2016.
  • EdTechTeam’s NJ GAFE Summit Conference Presenter: Backchanneling in the Secondary Classroom. South Orange, NJ, July 2016.
  • EdcampLDR Hudson Valley Conference Presenter: Social Media in Education. PNW BOCES in Yorktown Heights, NY, July 2016.
  • Tomorrow Classrooms Today Conference Presenter: Making Feedback & Assessment Better with Google Forms. Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ, May 2016.
  • LHTCN Tech Summit Co-Presenter: Formative Assessment in the Digital Age. White Plains High School in White Plains, NY, April 2016
  • LHRIC Tech Expo Presenter: Students’ Perspectives on the 21st Century Classroom. Briarcliff Manor, NY, April 2016
  • NYC GIESummit Presenter: Make Feedback Easier and Automatic with Google. New York City, NY, March 2016
  • EdcampSWCT Presenter: Free and Easy Graphic Design for Educators. Norwalk, CT, March 2016
  • High Point GAFE Summit Co-Presenter: Backchanneling in the Secondary Classroom. Wantage, NJ, January 2016
  • NYSCATE Annual Convention Co-Presenter: Backchanneling in the Secondary Classroom. Rochester, NY, November 2015
  • EdcampNJ Co-Presenter: #BreakoutEDU and Travelling the World with Google Expeditions, Springfield, NJ, November 2015
  • NYC GAFE Summit Presenter: Building a Better Community. Bronx, NY, October 2015.
  • Tech & Learning Live Panel Speaker: We Have the Tech, Now What? Tarrytown, NY, October 2015
  • North NJ #coffeeEDU Co-Organizer. Westwood, NJ, September 2015 - present
  • NJ/PA Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (NJ/PA ECET2) Co-Presenter: Incorporating Student’s Passion in the Classroom with Passion Projects. Branchburg, NJ, September 2015
  • Edcamp Hudson Valley Presenter: Pros & Cons of Google Classroom; We Have the Tech, Now What? Poughkeepsie, NY, August 2015
  • EdcampMville Organizer: Organized conference, contacted sponsors, promoted on social media, and presented on Google Classroom. Purchase, NY, August 2015
  • Edcamp Global Presenter: Building a Better Community with Google+. Google Hangout on Air, August 2015
  • EdcampLDR North NJ: Backchanneling in the Secondary Classroom. Wykoff, NJ, July 2015
  • Google Education on Air Presenter: Using Google+ to Develop Stronger Classroom Community and Enhance Student Learning. Google Hangout on Air, May 2015
  • Ednado Conference Co-Presenter: Backchanneling in the Secondary Classroom. Middletown, NJ, April 2015
  • NJ GAFE Summit Presenter: Building a Better Community: Using Google+ Communities to Develop Stronger Classroom Community and Enhance Student Learning. West Orange, NJ, March 2015
  • EdTechNJ Conference Presenter: Building a Better Community: Using Google+ Communities to Develop Stronger Classroom Community and Enhance Student Learning. Edison, NJ, January 2015
  • Chromebooks and the Common Core Conference Co-Presenter: How Google+ Communities Can Engage Students in Reading and Writing for the Common Core. Monroe Township, NJ, November 2014
  • Hudson Valley GAFE Summit Presenter: How GAFE and Chromebooks Changed My Teaching and Students Learning. Wappingers Falls, NY, October 2014
  • Chromebooks and the Common Core Conference Presenter: How Google+ Communities Can Engage Students in Reading and Writing for the Common Core. Monroe Township, NJ, July 2014
  • LHRIC Tech Expo Co-Presenter: How Google Apps Changed How Students Learn and We Teach. Briarcliff Manor, NY, April 2014

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Expertise in training, general and classroom use, and creative solutions with all Google Apps for Education products
  • Extensive experience with social media, web 2.0 tools, Chrome OS, Mac OSX, Windows, Microsoft Office, and SMART Boards
  • Proficient in web and graphic design, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, and video production/editing

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS & PARTICIPATION

  • Amazon Education Innovator, March 2016
  • PBS Digital Innovator, March 2016
  • Remind Connected Educator, September 2015
  • Participated in educational technology product development for Google for Education and Remind, Spring 2015
  • Member of professional organizations including the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the New York State Association for Computers and Technology in Education (NYSCATE), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD/NYASCD)