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Master of Arts  +45 Marshall University Awarded 1982, Elementary Education 1-8 with Special Education Endorsement in Gifted Ed

 National Board Certified Teacher- Awarded 2002-Middle Childhood Generalist


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Work experience last 8 years (31 years total experience): Wood County Schools-Parkersburg, WV Teacher at a county magnet school for gifted students (Fairplains Elementary). I am responsible for a caseload of 45 students from three feeder schools.  Responsibilities included Student Individual Education Program (IEP) development, and facilitation of student acceleration at home and magnet school. At the magnet school, responsibilities include facilitating a five period instructional day integrating problem based learning in the areas of instructional computer technology, web publishing, amateur radio, and debate.

Instructional Technology Consultant

ThinkSTONE instructional technology services, integrating teaching tools and classroom experience to yield functional solutions for teachers and business.

  1999-Present- Website

Summary of Additional Qualifications

·         2003- Technology Master Trainer for West Virginia Department of Education Content Standard Objectives Project Statewide (Reinvent)

·         2002- National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certified Teacher (Middle Childhood Generalist)

§         2001-Present-Trainer Phase 9+ US Department of Education National demonstration Grant with Forward Southern WV initiative (Father Thomas Acker).

§         2000 iRULE Internet Safety Rules Project in conjunction with the National White Collar Crime Center (NWCCC).

§         1999-2003 Trainer for the Phase 9 US Department of Education National Demonstration project (www.thesolutionsite.com )


College Course Instructor

§         2001-2005- Instructor for University of Phoenix online (Curriculum and Design 558)

The EdVenture Group, formerly the West Virginia Hi-Technology Computer Consortium Education Department, (classes offered through Marshall University, West Virginia University, Salem International University.)

§         1998-2004 Basic Technology Standards for Teachers (Course # TE930 1AB.)

§         1998-2004 Advanced Technology Standards for Teachers (Course # TE935 1KA.)


Lead Teacher /Gifted Services-Public School

Wood County Schools Parkersburg, West Virginia

n     1998-Present Intermediate Teacher/Gifted Services, Computer Lab- Wood County

n     1980-97 Lead Teacher/Gifted Services, Primary Unit -County

n     1977-80 Intermediate Teacher/Gifted Services, Intermediate Unit- County

n     1975-77 Classroom Teacher/First Grade, Roosevelt School, Wood County




Master of Arts (Marshall University –1982)

n     Additional +45 hours in Science, Mathematics, Computers

n     1975 Bachelor of Arts / Marietta College Marietta, Ohio

n     Permanent Professional Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education Grades 1-8. Undergraduate majors in Psychology and Education. Special Education endorsement in Gifted Education.

Professional Experience



Itinerant Teacher Gifted Services for Wood County Schools. Direct in building experience in every Wood County Elementary School.  Direct collaborator/ facilitator with Elementary classroom teachers. Extensive experience in IEP Goal setting and development for Gifted prior to 1994.  Experience in physically handicapped/ homebound instructional setting 1984-86.  Please refer to Wood County School personnel folder employee #10109 for complete coursework, commendation, and evaluation background.  Will forward upon request.

·         Microsoft Office User Specialist (Expert and Proficient levels) 2000

·         Phase 9 National demonstration site trainer 1999-2001 (thesolutionsite.com)

·         West Virginia High Technology Consortium (EdVenture Group) trainer for Regional Education Service Agency (RESA V district), Summer/Fall 1998-Present.

·         Focus on Graduate class teaching experience Microsoft Office as user specialist through West Virginia University and Marshall University, 1998.

·         Member Governor’s Institute on Professional Development, summer 1996.

·         Expanded self-directed skills using Apple 2 and PC based computer platforms (hardware & software), 1979-96.

·         NSF Fellow NASA/Newest Program (Nasa Education Workshop for Elementary School Teachers) at Langley Research Center, 1994.

·         Member Wood County Schools Blue Ribbon Committee for Special Education, 1984.

·         Member Mir Link Technology Special Interest Group Wood County Schools, 1993.

·         National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow/WV Geological and Economic Survey (participant Earth Science in 21st Century), 1993.

·         NASA SAREX Coordinator (Shuttle Amateur Radio Experiment). The first WV contact and still National record live 2-way unassisted Space Shuttle to School Q&A voice link, 1994.

·         Earth noise data collection station, Wood County for Northern Kentucky University/NASA project, 1991-2.

·         Participant K-12 Ruralnet Internet Training Teacher Leader Conference, 1996.

·         Participant Wood County Teacher’s Academy, 1992.

·         Member Wood County Schools Blue Ribbon Committee for Special Education, 1984.

·         Rayon Center Faculty Senate Vice President, 1996.

Additional Professional Experience



·         Member Gifted Action plans committee Wood County Schools, 1994-5.

·         Member NEA/WVEA/WCEA.

·         Member National Science Teachers Association and CHARTER MEMBER WV Gifted Education Association.

·         Member International Alliance for Invitational Education Theory & Practice.

·         Member National American Radio Relay League Task Force on Educational Trends 1984-7.




¨       Latin

¨       International Morse Code (35 wpm)

Community Activities



·        Member Limestone United Methodist Church (webmaster)

·        Charleston (WV) United Soccer Association (U-16 Boys) Soccer Coach (1998)

·        U.S. Soccer Federation Grade 8 Referee (1987-98)

·        National Association of Interscholastic Officials Association Level 2 High School Soccer Referee (1991-98)

·        Member American Radio Relay League (1976-97)

·        WV Adopt-a-Highway Mgr. with Walnut Winds Farm (1997-present)

·        Boy Scouts of America Troop 92 Committee Member/ Merit Badge Counselor.


Extracurricular Activities

ŕ         Trustee for Student Amateur Radio Station, KB8ZLQ @ Kanawha School, 1990-98.

ŕ         After-school Novice Class amateur radio instructor Wood County Schools, 1988-2003.

ŕ         Holder of Federal Communications Commission Amateur Radio Extra Class License, K8IS.



*         Backpacking & Orienteering (particularly Eastern WV & GPS field work)

*         Computers

*         Amateur Radio (high frequency DX & Satellite work)

*         Mountain Biking

*         Farming




  • ·         Complete National Board for Professional Teaching Standards portfolio, 2002.

  • ·         Room for Tomorrow: Technology Standards for Teachers Thoughts on Revision, 2001

  • ·         A Brief History of Gifted Education in Wood County, 1994.

  • ·         It’s Not My Fault and How to Cook Rocks for WV Geological Survey, 1994.

  • ·         Review of Gifted Services, Collaboration Model, 1994.

  • ·         Factors in Equality- Combined Library Services, 1992.

  • ·         Satellite Communication techniques in School, 1984.

  • ·         Whisker Control of Commodore-64 for Physically Handicapped, 1984.

  • ·         Use of Learning Abilities Activities- Screening Form for Primary Gifted, 1982.

  • ·         The Structure of Intellect as Identifier for Primary Gifted, 1981.

  • ·         The Lifesaver Code: Student understanding of learning style, 1980.

Reference Projects

  • Engaging Parents in School Technology (2003)

  • Preparing for Teacher Evaluation-The P.E.T. Project (2003)

  • Integrating Technology into Subject Matter-M.I.S.T. (2003)

  • Creating a School technology Integration Specialist Team- InSpecT (2003)

  • Technology Standards for Teachers Pre-Post Learning Instrument-Test Control (1999)

  • Moving Mountains: WV Uses Maps and GPS (the Solutionsite, 1998)

  • Butterflies and Me (the SolutionSite, 1998)







F.G. (Barry) Powderly

M.D.         304.428.1692

David B. Cox

C.P.A.      304.295.8808

Steven Worden

D.V.M.     304.628.3333

Elizabeth Conrad

Principal   304. 420. 9531

Lydotta Taylor

Pres, EdV 304.599.7228




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