Professional Overview

Educator of 24 years with experience from first grade through post-secondary.  Passionate about using technology to enhance learning experiences and providing individualized hands-on opportunities for all learners. 




Spring 2017





NMLEAD:  Administrative Licensure Program                                                 

Eastern New Mexico University

Portales, NM


Spring 2016





Executive Development Program

National Institute of School Leadership

Portales, NM


Spring 2004





Master of Science Computer Information Systems                                       

University of Phoenix



Spring 1995





Bachelor of Science in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations                                                                                                                       

Eastern New Mexico University

Portales, NM








Professional Experience













Lovington High School

Lovington NM

Developed the current technology offerings for Lovington High School.  Advocated for $200,000 in technology upgrades. 

One of six teachers, collaborating with superintendents and other administrators to bring the SystemsGo aerospace engineering program to New Mexico.

Developed an Animation curriculum to teach students coding and 3D modeling, texturing, rigging, and animated states using Maya, Blender, Unity 3D, and Unreal Engine.

Developed a Video Production curriculum in which students create a weekly news magazine-style program, and create short films for submission to the Desert Light Film Festival and Film Prize Jr. New Mexico film contests.

Collaborating with colleagues to start a chapter of SkillsUSA










Lovington Sixth Grade Academy

Lovington NM

Designed and operated the modular technology program.  Developed a database that is used by all teachers at the school for tracking student behaviors.





Taylor Middle School

Lovington NM

Rejuvenated this modular technology program.  Received a grant from PNM.





Thoreau High School

Thoreau NM

Taught business classes including keyboarding, and accounting.  Established a chapter of Business Professionals of America









Gallup Junior High (Hiroshi Miyamura High School)

Gallup, NM

Co-taught the largest modular technology program in the country with 33 different modules.





Crownpoint Institute of Technology (Navajo Technical University)

Crownpoint, NM

Taught a variety of college-level courses including desktop publishing and A+ certification.  Received a Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the USDA.


1997- 1999



Crownpoint Elementry School

Crownpoint, NM

Taught 1st through 6th-grade students.  Used technology to motivate students for the core curriculum. Established the first Local Area Network (LAN) in the district.







Memberships and Affiliations


Association for Career and Technical Education



Computer Science Teacher’s Association



National Education Association



Lea Community Foundation for the Arts         




Summary of Skills


  • Microsoft Office (MOUS) certified
  • A+ Certified
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Blender Foundation Blender
  • Unity 3D game development platform
  • Unreal Engine game development platform
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Premiere
  • NewTek Tricaster Mini
  • BlackMagic ATEM
  • Google Classroom
  • Canvas
  • BlackBoard
  • Edmodo