Educational Technology Specialist/ISH Coordinator

University of California Riverside's International Education Center, Gangnam, Seoul KR

Dec 2015 - Current

I am the onsite GAFE and Moodle administrator for the department/program, as well as the Independent Study Hour Coordinator for students. In addition I liaise with staff to complement their teaching practices with technology and assist students in their computer-based work.

Adjunct Faculty

Framingham State University

March 2016 - Current

I teach educational technology courses for masters students in education.


Adjunct Faculty

Seoul Women's University, Bahrom SWELL Program

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015

I teach intercultural communications in the Bahrom SWELL Morning English Program to undergraduate students (i.e. freshmen/sophomores).


Adjunct Faculty

Hanyang University, Graduate School of Education  TESOL Program

Mar 2015 - Current

I specialise in teaching pre and inservice EFL teachers a generic instructional design model (i.e. ADDIE), the TPACK Framework, SAMR Evaluation, and learning object development for credit, graduate certificate courses in Educational Technology/Computer Assisted Language Learning (C.A.L.L.) as a part of Hanyang University's TESOL program.

Spring 2015 6th Cycle Student Evaluation: 95% Average

World Languages Department & ICT Head

Nacel Open Door - St. Paul Preparatory School - Seoul Campus

June 2010 - June 2015 (5 years)

St. Paul Preparatory School (Seocho) Nacel Open Door

-Accreditation International Accreditation Team Project Manager (2014- 2015)

-ICT & Educational Technology Director (2014-2015)

-Curriculum Coordinator: Instructional Design & UbD Framework (2014- 2015)

-Google Apps for Education Super Administrator (2014-2015) -Alma LMS/SIS administrator (2014-2015)

-ESL Program Coordinator, WIDA MODEL Assessment Administrator (2014-2015)

-Credit Courses Taught:

Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, Web Design & Development I, Web Design & Development II , Web Design & Development III (2014-2015)

-KORCOS Faculty Representative (2011-2015) -KORCOS Technology Committee (2012 - 2013) -St. Paul Director's Award (2012)
-iPad 1:1 Pilot Program Project Manager (2012) -St. Paul Data Committee (2011-2012)

-St. Paul Technology Committee (2011-2014)
-Edmodo LMS Implementation Project Manager (2011) -Technology Integration Specialist (2011-2014)
-World Languages Department Head (2012-2015)
-AdvancEd Accreditation Curriculum Team Lead (2010-2011)

-Credit Classes Taught:

ESL I, ESL II, Literacy through Graphic Novels, Academic English, Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish II, Introduction to Programming 

English Instructor

Nowon English Village

Oct 2008 - Jan 2010

My primary duties were to teach English to elementary school students through a joint venture between the local District Office and YBM, Korea's largest private educational provider through situation based learning.

Volunteer ESL Instructor

Korean American Community Center

May 2008 - Oct 2008

As a volunteer instructor, my duties were to teach ESL and civics classes to members of the community center, primarily Korean immigrants, in addition to many from Spanish-speaking countries.

Maintenance Worker I

Village of Skokie Public Works

Mar 2004 - Jan 2008

I was responsible for operating commercial vehicles for the Village on behalf of the Refuse and Streets and Allies Departments. In addition to maintaing a CDL with air brake endorsement, I operated various other machinery and vehicles during winter snow emergencies. Normal duties included the maintenance and collection of 22 refuse collection routes in all seasons.


Catering by Michael's

Jun 1999 - Aug 2007

My primary responsibilities were those of a function supervisor, ranging from small scale private events to large scale corporate functions. I was responsible for staff management, as well as, when necessary, cooking, driving, deliveries, accounting, warehouse organization, and translating for non-English speaking staff.

Customer Service Assistant

Skokie Park District

Feb 2002 - Oct 2008

My primary duties were to provide customer assistance in the forms of providing pertinent information as well as to register patrons and process payments. I also supervised the facility during rentals and provide assistance to other facilities when in need of staffing.

0311 Rifleman

United States Marine Corps

2002 - 2005

MCRD San Diego 2002-2003 

Platoon 1135 Honor Platoon

Camp Pendelton School of Infantry 2003-2003

Alpha Company 3rd Platoon

2nd Batallion 24th Regiment 4th Marine Division 2003-2005

Echo Company 3rd Platoon

Camp Lejeune HQ and Support Battalion  2005

Charlie Company



Apple Associate Certification

 2012 - present

Apple, Inc.


Rock Climbing Course

 2009 - present



Aid Climbing Course

 2009 - present



Winter Mountaineering Course

 2009 - present



Edmodo Certified Trainer

 May 2012 - present

Edmodo, Inc.

 Apple Distinguished Educator 

 Mar 2013 - present


Google Apps Certification

 Mar 2013 - Mar 2014

Google, Inc.


Edmodo Support Ambassador

 Aug 2012 - 2013

Edmodo, Inc.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology 

 Jul 2013 - present

Walden University


Korean Language

A conversationally fluent speaker of Korean. Completed the Korean Ministry of Justice's Language and Culture Program 2014 KIIP Level 4: High Intermediate (i.e. TOPIK Level 4) course (05/2014 ) KIIP Level 5: Understanding Korean Society (10/2014) . 



English Language

 A native speaker of Midwestern American English. 

Spanish Language

 A fluent speaker of north American Mexican Spanish.