Responsibility Indicators

Advising the use of blended learning - a new approach to Grampians music delivery 2012

Current Positions of responsibility
  • Convenor Virtual Provision Working Party - Grampians Secondary Colleges
  • Project Mangagement ILPIC Cluster schools
  • Building partnerships through blended learning - International (Currently: China, Malaysia, USA)
  • .2 Regional Language Coordinator
  • Regional Conferencing coordinator 'Perfecting the Blend' 2011, 2012
  • Team member coordinating Video Conferencing across the Region 2012
  • Grampians ICT Regional Coordinator - Relieving role July 2011 - May 2012
  • Working collaboratively as part of a team at both the Central Network (where I am responsible for 21 schools and initially 31 schools) Regional and State levels (70 UN coaches have been appointed Statewide )
  • Developing expertise in the use of the Ultranet and clearly communicating how it can be used to support school improvement
  • Conduct and monitor the effectiveness of training delivery and provision of support and to use this knowledge to improve future delivery of training and support
  • Preparation and delivery of presentations for Principal Conferences and Regional workshops on 21st century use of ICT
  • Assisting Principals and schools with development and review of eLearning plans drawing on data from ePotential surveys
  • Initiating communication systems suited to delievery across geographically isolate rural and regional school communities

Concurrent associate positions of relevance since 2000
  • Initiator and coordinator of Gifted@Central Network of schools and pilot WebCT flexible learning project linking gifted students in Regional Victoria 2005, 2007
  • Member of the I*EARN in Australia management team for a decade
  • Global Classroom Project on-line mentor for DEECD - five years
  • Invited to judge the NeITA IT Excellence Awards 2003
  • Member of the planning committee for the 2002 I*EARN International teachers conference in Moscow
  • Directorate of Education statewide internet trainer
  • Member VQA (Victorian Qualifications and Assessment Board) - 3 years
  • Invited to chair the judging panel Vet Excellence Awards 2003, 2002
  • Finance committee member I*EARN International
  • AEF China-Australia Writing Project 2000 Coordinator
  • Member of the CEGV Conference for 2001 planning committee

Solar cooker construction in Lab's Alive

Teaching Related Responsiblities

Ararat Community College 1997 - 2007
Positions of responsibility
  • Computers Across the Curriculum - Leading Teacher Level 3
  • Member of Leadership Team
  • Convening regular meetings ICT team
  • Organisation of video conferencing linkups local and international
  • Supporting annual Statewide video conferencing Conference using the school as a venue
  • Classroom teacher - Information Technology, English, SOSE

Grovedale College 1991-1992
Positions of responsibility
  • VCE Coordinator
  • Humanities Faculty Coordinator
  • Classroom Teacher

Lake Bolac Secondary College 1982- 1990, 1993 -1995
Positions of responsibility
  • Computer coordinator 7 years
  • School musical director 6 years
  • Year 12 coordinator 2 years
  • Curriculum coordinator 2 years
  • Regional network leader 1 year
  • VCE verification chairperson 2 years (Statewide)
  • Study leave recipient - Post Graduate in Computer Science

Other work experience prior to teaching
  • Geelong Hospital General Nursing (12 Months)
  • Deakin Univesity Library Clerk (Casual - 2 years)
One of my many 'remote' classes