As an expert in the integration of technology in education, I will improve educational outcomes and equity for all students by providing a cutting edge environment to prepare students for college and career readiness.
Master of Science in Educational Administration, Eastern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science in Education, Eastern Illinois University
2006-Present, Co-Founder and Consultant
Recess Technology Educational Consulting Incorporated
Founded a successful technology consulting firm that provides the most current training to teachers and administrators from beginners to most advanced tech savvy educators struggling to keep up with the changing environments. Recess TEC has been cited for its ability to influence educators and instill confidence because as educators we understand the real world challenges of the classroom.
Learning Resources Incorporated
Write and edit teacher guides for various products as well as test and consult on educational products, toys and games.
Tuscola CUSD #301
K-12 Director of Technology
Cross Country Coach
Tuscola CUSD #301
4th Grade Self-Contained Classroom Teacher
Archived Classroom Website: http://localweb.tuscola.k12.il.us/ssmith/index.htm
Charleston CUSD #1
6th Grade Math and Science Team Teacher
7th and 8th Summer School Remedial Math and Language Teacher
2018 - Present
Illinois PK-12 Digital Learning Advisory Council
The Learning Technology Centers, in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Education, have created the PK-12 Digital Learning Advisory Council. The Council is a new initiative from the Learning Technology Centers to further the development, implementation, and refinement of Illinois’ digital learning and educational technology priorities and supports. A primary goal of this council is to foster conversations and partnerships in order to promote equitable access, digital learning programs, partnerships, and support systems that ensure equitable opportunities for all students.
Illinois Technology Purchase Program Advisory Council
Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) is committed to providing equal access for all Illinois schools seeking technology resources and services, through evaluated vendors while offering cooperative based savings.
2016 - 2018
Illinois Century Network Advanced Engineering Task Force Advisory Council
The ICN Policy Committee established the Advanced Engineering Task Force Advisory Council in order to advance relationships with K-12 schools, community colleges, four year colleges, universities, libraries, museums, hospitals, local, county, and state governments, and other communities to better meet our common objectives in advancing the use of technology and networking in the state of Illinois.
Illinois Type 03 - K-8 General Education with Middle School Mathematics Endorsement
Illinois Type 75 - Administrative
Level 1 & 2 Google Certified Educator
Google Certified Trainer
International Society of Technology in Education
SMART Exemplary Educator Network
STAR Discovery Educator Network
Education is the Key Award—ROE #11
Turning Technologies Grant Recipient
Best Buy TEACH Award
Ameren SMARTBoard Grant Recipient