Gretchen Schaefer

Bangor ME, 04401

E: gretchen.schaefer@gmail.com

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Experience

Husson University

Bangor, ME 2007-Present

Instructional Technologist

Accomplishments

  • Supported faculty’s use of technology in teaching
  • Supported transition from FirstClass to Google Apps
  • Facilitated adoption of Canvas by Instructure
  • Supported NEASC self study
  • Supported portfolio assessment initiatives in School of Education
  • Supported electronic dossier initiative

Instructor

Courses Taught

  • Husson Experience HE111 1-2 sections per year (2009-Present)
  • Technology in Education ED307 1-2 sections per year (2011-Present)

Instructor, Hermon Adult Education

Hermon, ME 2013

Taught technology courses to adults in the community

Blogger, Instructify

Chapel Hill, NC 2009-2010

Provided content for the Instructify blog, which was part of LearnNC and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Contributed weekly posts as well as feature articles.

Graduate Assistant, University of Maine

Orono, ME — 2005-2006

Provided instructional technology support to the College of Education and Human Development.

Classroom Teacher, Glenburn School

Glenburn, ME  2003-2005

Taught in a multiage classroom (grades 7-8) using 1:1 laptops as part of MLTI.

Education

University of Maine

Master of Education, Instructional Technology 2006

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education 2003 cum laude

University of Maine - Augusta

Associate of Arts, Liberal Studies 1998

                                                                                                                       

Presentations

  • Social Media Breakfast Bangor, “Balancing the Personal and Professional.” July, 2011
  • Bangor Rotary: “Social Media & Social Capital.” November, 2011
  • FDEC Tech Fair: “Portfolio Assessment with Google Apps.” November,  2011
  • Scholarship of Teaching:  “Technology & Assessment.” February, 2012
  • Summertech: “Teaching Portfolios with Google Apps.” June, 2012
  • InstructureCon: “Public Assignment, Private Assessment.” June, 2013
  • ACTEM Maine-Ed: “Connecting the K-12 & College Classroom.” October, 2014

Certifications & Awards

  • Maine Teaching Certifications
  •  030: General Education
  •  680: Computer Technology

  • Canvas Authorized Trainer, 2013

 

Professional Development

  • MLTI Shadow Conference, May 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • ACTEM Maine-Ed conference, October 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
  • NERCOMP, March 2012, 2014
  • Educause, November 2012
  • InstructureCon, June 2013, June 2015, July 2016
  • EdCampME, March 2014
  • EdCampBangor, October 2014, 2015 (organizer)

Service

  • Americorps, Project GO@LS, 2001-2002
  • 14th Street School PTO, 2011-Present. President
  • EMMC Parent Advisory Group, 2012-Present. Co-chair
  • Social Media Breakfast Bangor, 2014-Present
  • EdCampBangor, 2014, 2015
  • 21st Century Community Learning Center Advisory Board 2016
  • Tech Explorers Club Leader, Fairmount 21st CCLC 2015-2016