Dominic “Nick” Cusumano

Instructional Technology Curriculum Vitae

314-853-7067 ncusumano@fz.k12.mo.us

EMPLOYMENT

Director of Instructional Technology, Fort Zumwalt School District, O’Fallon, Missouri (2016-present)


Theatre Arts Instructor, Fort Zumwalt South High School, St. Peters Missouri (1995-2016)

Instructor-St. Charles Community College- Continuing Ed Program- (2012-2013)

House Manager/Stages Services Technician - Univ. of Missouri St. Louis- Touhill Performing Arts Center (2008-20014)

Multimedia Coordinator- Church of the Shepherd- St. Peters, MO (2005-2006)

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY CONTENT CREATION

Edtech4Theatre.com- Blog- My blog in which I showcase, create, and curate content focused on educational technology resources for Theatre and Film teachers.

TheatreCast Podcast- A podcast I host with Google Certified Teacher Danielle Filas, where Theatre teachers and professionals share a passion for theatre trends, share practical advice and tips, and ask questions of some of theatre's most innovative collaborators.

GET Help Hangouts is a new resource to answer common questions from Google Education Trainers as they develop their skills and knowledge as trainers. The one hour hangouts will discuss solutions and practices used by different trainers as they share their experiences and challenges while finding solutions using Google Apps.

SPECIAL PROJECTS 

  • 1996-2001 Missouri State Thespian Board Member & Treasurer
  • 1998 & 2000 Assistant Producer for Missouri Thespian All State Shows- Big River and Bus Stop

  • 1997-2005 Managing Director of ECHO Theatre Company, a non-profit theatre company
  • 1998 Bi-State Thespian Conference (Missouri and Kansas) acting conference chair and facility usage coordinator

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts- Webster University (2007) - Arts Management and Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Education - Missouri State University (1995) - Theatre, Speech and History

Additional Graduate Level Credits in Instructional Technology

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE

HONORS-                 Google for Education Certified Innovator-Sydney, Australia 2013 Cohort

Kansas City Google Fiber Education Event- Featured Speaker

METC Spotlight Educator 2014

V.C. McCluer Award from Education Technology Association of St. Louis for Outstanding Personal Contributions to the Instructional Programs of the St. Louis Area Schools

CUE Rock Star Teacher Camp Monterey- Faculty

CUE Rock Star Teacher Camp East Lyden- Faculty

CUE Lead Learner

PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator

                        

CERTIFICATIONS-         Google for Education Certified Trainer March 2013 Cohort

                        Google for Education Certified Educator Level 1 & 2

                        Google Certified Administrator

Adobe Certified Associate- Video Communication

Power Search with Google Class Certificate of Completion

Advanced Power Searching with Google Certificate of Completion

Mapping with Google Certificate of Completion

YouTube Creator Academy Maximizing Your Channel Certificate of Completion

Google Making Sense of Data Certificate of Completion

Google Digital Analytics Fundamentals Certificate of Completion

Edmodo Training Badge

Microsoft Live@Edu Master Teacher Certification

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRESENTED

March 2017 -GSuite for DOK and the 4C w/ Alice Keeler- Alice Keeler LLC

February 2017 -Everybody wants to View the World- Exploring the word through Google Expeditions  Virtual Reality Kit- Fort Zumwalt School District

February 2017- BreakoutEDU - Fostering Creative Problem Solvers in Your Classroom Through Gamification of Content- METC Pre-Conference Session

February 2017- BreakoutEDU 2.0 Building Breakouts: Creating customized Breakouts for your classroom and content- METC Pre-Conference Session

February 2017- Google Certifications 101- METC Conference

February 2017- Google Expeditions- EdCamp St. Louis

January 2017- BreakoutEDU- Missouri State Thespian Festival

November 2016- Breakout Edu- Fort Zumwalt School District PD Day

October 2016 Google Adminstrator PD- Fort Zumwalt School District

October 2016 Cloud Creativity – Be a Graphic Designer w/out going to Art School MORE.NET Conference

October 2016- Google Certifications 101- Missouri Summit featuring Google for Education

October 2016- Multiple Sessions- AppsEvents Arkansas Summit featuring Google for Education

September 2016 Google Certification Academy- Costa Mesa-Newport School District- Sowash Ventures

September 2016 Google Adminstrator PD- Fort Zumwalt School District

July 2016 - Makerspace Camp- Edplus

July 2016- Camp GoogleWaka- Fort Zumwalt School District, Wentzville School District Orchard Farm School District, Orchard Farm School District

July 2016 ELA 2.0 for the Tech Minded Teacher- Fort Zumwalt School District

June 2016-  Googley Goodness Tools to Inspire Creativity- EdTechTeam Illinois Summit Featuring Google for Education

June 2016-  Taking Stage: Share your Story- EdTechTeam Wisconsin Summit Featuring Google for Education

June 2016- Google for Education Theatre- Google Encounters of the Close Reading Kind- Google Teaching Theatre- ISTE 2016

April 2016- Custom Google for Education Professional Development- Father McGinley High School

March 2016- Custom Google for Education Professional Development St. Boniface School

February 2016- BreakoutEDU- Edcamp St. Louis

February 2016 The 4Cs and Photography- METC Pre-Conference Session

January 20016-BreakoutEDU Missouri State Thespian Festival-

November 2015- Implementing the Art Standards in the Classroom Fort Zumwalt PD Day

October 2015 BreakoutTEDU Connecting Learning

October 2015 Everybody Wants to Hangout with the World EdtechTeam’s Oklahoma Summit featuring Google for Education

October 2015 Google-ly Goodness Tools to Inspire Creativity EdtechTeam’s Oklahoma Summit featuring Google for Education

October 2015 Google Encounters of the Close Reading Kind EdtechTeam’s Oklahoma Summit featuring Google for Education

October 2015 Mighty Morphin’ Pivot Tables and Google Charts EdtechTeam’s Oklahoma Summit featuring Google for Education

October 2015 LucidPress & Canva- Be a Graphic Designer without going to Art School EdtechTeam’s Oklahoma Summit featuring Google for Education

October 2015 LucidPress & Canva- Be a Graphic Designer without going to Art School MORE.net Conference

October 2015 Mighty Morphin’ Pivot Tables and Google Charts Missouri Summit featuring Google for Education

Sept 2015- Google Educator Training Fort Zumwalt School District

Aug 2015 Google Classroom for PE Teachers Fort Zumwalt School District

Aug 2015 All the Web Is A Stage- Fort Zumwalt School District

June 2015 YouTube Video Editor Google for Education’s ISTE Booth

June 2015 Creativity for Chromebooks EdTechTeam’s ISTE Booth

June 2015Google-ly Goodness Tools to Inspire Creativity EdtechTeam’s Texas Panhandle Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015 Everybody Wants to Hangout with the World EdtechTeam’s Texas Panhandle Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015 LucidPress & Canva- Be a Graphic Designer without going to Art School EdtechTeam’s Texas Panhandle Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015 Mighty Morphin’ Pivot Tables and Google Charts EdtechTeam’s Texas Panhandle Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015  Docs 101 EdtechTeam’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015  Google-ly Goodness Tools to Inspire Creativity EdtechTeam’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015 LucidPress & Canva- Be a Graphic Designer without going to Art School EdtechTeam’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015 The Efficiency Wars: The Google Forms Add-Ons Awaken EdtechTeam’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015 Google Encounters of the Close Reading Kind EdtechTeam’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015 Everybody Wants to Hangout with the World EdtechTeam’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

June 2015   Building Literacy Skills Through Digital Content Creation Education Plus

June 2015 Cool Tools and Free Online Resources for Teachers Education Plus

May 2015- Creativity for Chromebooks- Google Education on Air 2015 Online

April 2015- CUE Google Workshop For Educators- St John's School Maryville, IL

March 2015- LucidPress & Canva- Be a Graphic Designer without going to Art School- CUE Spring Conference- Palm Springs California

March 2015- Future Ready Leaders Live! EdTechTeam’s Future Ready Summit- Illinois 

March 2015- Powered Up Portfolios EdTechTeam’s Future Ready Summit- Illinois

March 2015- Google Forms Add-ons Awaken EdTechTeam’s Future Ready Summit- Illinois 

February 2015- Google Encounters of the Close Reading Kind- METC Conference

February 2015- LucidPress & Canva- Be a Graphic Designer without going to Art School- METC

January 2015- All Things Chrome- Wentzville Technology Day

January 2015- Google Power Searching Tips- Wentzville Technology Day

January 2015- Google Sites Wentzville Technology Day

December 2014-  Creativity Apps-  Google Rocks Hawaii Podcast

November 2014-Google 1.5- Fort Zumwalt PD Day

October 2014- World Theatre Video Project- Connecting Globally Through Performance- Global Education Conference

October 2014- Google Certified Teacher Action Plan Discussion Google Teacher Academy Mexico via Hangout

October 2014-Chrome Web Apps and Extensions for Adaptability- Missouri Google Summit featuring Google for Education

October 2014-Docs 101- Missouri Google Summit featuring Google for Education

September 2014-Head in the Clouds-Chrome Web Apps for Creativity- CUE Learning Revolution Online Summit-  

August 2014-Google Classroom- Fort Zumwalt School District PD Day

August 2014-Google 1.0- Fort Zumwalt School District PD Day

July 2014-  The Connected Theatre Teacher: 2.0 Tools, Tips, and Tricks for the “Other” Tech-Educational Theatre Association Annual Conference

July 2014- Custom Google PD Training 3 Days - Cleburne County Schools, Heflin, Alabama

June 2014- The Efficiency Wars: The Google App Scripts Strike Back- CUE RockStar Teacher Camp Monterey

June 2014- Some Kind of Wonderful- Cloud Creativity- CUE RockStar Teacher Camp Monterey-  

June 2014- Live from Your Classroom- 21st Century Learners Live-CUE RockStar Teacher Camp Monterey

May 2014- Doctopus & Goobric- The Dynamic Duo of Google Apps- AppsEvents Monterey Bay Summit featuring Google for Education

May 2014- LucidPress & Canva- Be a Graphic Designer without going to Art School- AppsEvents Monterey Bay Summit featuring Google for Education

May 2014- Everyone Wants to Hangout with the World-AppsEvents Monterey Bay Summit featuring Google for Education

May 2014-Adaptability Chrome Apps & Extensions-  AppsEvents Monterey Bay Summit featuring Google for Education

May 2014-  Google-ly Goodness- Tools that Inspire Creativity- AppsEvents Monterey Bay Summit featuring Google for Education

May 2014- Adventures in YouTube-ing- AppsEvents Monterey Bay Summit featuring Google for Education

March 2014-The Efficiency Wars: The Google App Scripts Strike Back- EdTech Team’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

March 2014- Adventures in YouTube-ing-EdTech Team’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

March 2014- Docs 101- EdTech Team’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

March 2014-Google-ly Goodness- EdTech Team’s Illinois Summit featuring Google for Education

March 2014-Google-ly Goodness- MOREnet's Columbia Summit featuring Google for Education

March 2014- The Efficiency Wars: The Google App Scripts Strike Back- MOREnet's Columbia Summit featuring Google for Education 

February 2014- Google 2.0- Fort Zumwalt School District

February 2014-Chrome = Awesome: Solving the Chromebook Equation - Converting Projects to the Cloud.

METC Conference

February 2014- The Efficiency Wars: The Google App Scripts Strike Back METC Conference

January 2014- The Google Menagerie- Missouri State Thespian Festival

January 2014- All the Web's a Stage- Missouri State Thespian Festival

November 2013- Google 2.0- Fort Zumwalt School District

November 2013- Multiple Workshops- AppsEvents’s Google in Education Arkansas Summit  

October 2013- "Google-ly Goodness" - Tools To Inspire Creativity- MORE.net Conference

October 2013- Getting Scripty with It! Using Google Apps Scripts for Student Feedback & Teacher Walkthroughs -MORE.net Conference

September 2013- Using Google Forms for Student Feedback- Educational Theatre Annual Conference

September 2013- All The Web is a Stage- Educational Theatre Annual Conference                                

Summer 2013- Movie Trailer/Stop Motion Day Camp- St. Charles Community College                        

Summer 2013- I-Create Computer Summer Day Camp- St. Charles Community College                    

Summer 2013- Making Movie Magic Summer Day Camp- St. Charles Community College                        

July 2013- How Google Turned My Teaching Upside Down-Featured Speaker  Kansas City Google Fiber Education Event

July 2013- EdTech Bootcamp- Fort Zumwalt School District                                                                              

May 2013-   Google@School Event Invited Speaker- Google’s Sydney Headquarters

March 2013- Multiple Workshop Presenter- Illinois Google Apps for Education Summit- Chicago

March  2013- I-Create Computer Spring Break  Day Camp- St. Charles Community College

February 2013- Google Apps Scripts for Teachers- Edcamp St. Louis

February 2013- Turning the Page on Research - How to Take Research from Paper to Pixels-  METC Conference

January 2013- The Google Menagerie- Missouri State Thespian Festival

January 2013- All the Web's a Stage- Missouri State Thespian Festival

January 2013-May 2013- Web Wednesdays- Fort Zumwalt South High School

November 2012- Full Steam Ahead with Google- Fort Zumwalt School District

October 2012- Get on the Boat with Evernote- MORE.net’s Instructional Technology Conference

October 2012- Edmodo Workshop-MORE.net’s Instructional Technology Conference

Sept. 2012-Premiere Elements Video Editing Continuing Ed Course-St. Charles Community College

Sept./Oct 2012- Going Google Continuing Ed Course- St. Charles Community College

Sept 2012- Get Going with Google- Fort Zumwalt School District

July 2012- I-Create Computer Summer Day Camp- St. Charles Community College

June 2012- Web 2.0 for Theatre Teachers- International Thespian Festival

June 2012- Web 2.0 for Theatrical Design and Research- International Thespian Festival

February 2012- Edmodo-Fort Zumwalt School District

February 2012- Evernote for Education- EdCampSTL

February 2012- Google Docs for Teachers- EdCampSTL

January 2012- Web 2.0 for Theatre Teachers- Missouri State Thespian Festival

January 2012- Creating an Online Theatrical Portfolio- Missouri State Thespian Festival

January 2012- Web 2.0 Tools for Theatrical Design and Research-Missouri State Thespian Festival

September 2011- Web 2.0 for Theatre Teachers-Professional Development Institute Educational Theatre Association National Conference

September 2011- Using VoiceThread for Student Feedback-Educational Theatre Association National Conference

July 2011- Google Tools for Chapter Mission and Business- Educational Theatre Association National Leadership Summit

March 2011- Using Google Sites to Create Your Teacher Web Site- Fort Zumwalt School District

March 2011- How to Create an Online Learning Management System using Moodle-Fort Zumwalt School District

February 2011- Google Tools for Teachers- Fort Zumwalt School District
February 2011-
If Only I Had A Time Machine: Using Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration- Fort Zumwalt School District

January 2011- Web 2.0 for Theatre Teachers- Missouri State Thespian Festival

Nov 2010- Web 2.0 for Theatre Teachers- Fort Zumwalt School District

October 2010- Web 2.0 for Teachers- Fort Zumwalt Instructional Technology Curriculum Committee

SOFTWARE

Proficiency with the following software: Google Apps for Education, Adobe Premiere and Encore, Moodle,Blackboard Edline Sites,  Pinnacle Studio, Media Shout, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, & Publisher, Weebly Website Design

 

GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

UM ST. LOUIS-         Distance Learning Via Networks and Telecommunications

Selection and Utilization of Educational Multimedia

MORE.NET WORKSHOPS- with Lindenwood University Graduate credit

Smart Board Camp 1 & 2

Dreamweaver Level 1, 2 & 3

Photoshop

Podcasting

Exploring More.Net Resources

Web 2.0 Tools 1 & 2

Google Tools

Google Earth

Introduction to SMART Response

Google Apps for Missouri Tools

Moodle Basics for Teachers

Google Earth

Mobile Basics for the Classroom

I-Pads for the Classroom

Chromebooks for the Classroom


FRESNO PACIFIC UNIVERSITY

Intro to Moodle

More with Moodle

Intro to Video/Vodcasting

Designing Effective Online Assessments

TEC 1801­ Annual CUE Conference 2015

SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY

                        Multimedia Projects with I-Pads

                        Six Technology Projects

                        Teach and Learn with Web 2.0

                        Intel:Designing Blended Learning

`                        Intel: Assessment in the 21st Century

                        Intel:Thinking Critically With Data

Intel Project-based Approaches

DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

                        Google Forms


UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX

Web Authoring for Educators