Professional Learning Portfolio

I have obtained over 560 hours of professional learning/ development since 2012. See my Professional Learning Portfolio below.

2017-2018                                                          6 hours 

Finn Middle School Safety Training Course 6 hours

Finn Middle School Laboratory Safety Course Certificate

2016-2017                                                          263 hours 

University of Houston STEP Science Teaching Equity Program 136 hours

Science Teaching Equity Project (STEP) provides K-12 science teacher professional development in science content, instructional strategies, technology, and mentoring.

  • 124 hours STEM Teacher Equity Program
  • 6 hours Gifted and Talented
  • 6 hours ESL

Click here to see my STEP Certificates!

Program Website: http://www.uh.edu/education/research/institutes-centers/step/

TMRA Resources and Environmental Teacher Institute 97 Hours

TMRA offers Texas teachers science-based information to help better educate their students about the availability, importance, development and use of our natural resources.

  • 45 hours SBEC approved
  • 40 hours TEEAC credit
  • 12 hours Gifted & Talented

Click here to view my TMRA Resources and Environmental Teacher Institute Certificates

Program Website: http://www.tmra.com/teacher-workshops

NASA Clouds and Robotics Engineering and Design 3 hours

Click here to view my Space Center Houston Clouds and Robotics 17 Certificate

TTESS & SMART Goals Training 6 hours

Book Study- The 7 Mindsets to Live your Ultimate Life by Scott Schickler & Jeff Waller 6 hours

Framework for Understanding Poverty 6 hours

Sheltered Instruction Plus 3 hours

Sheltered Instruction strategies needed for working with students in ESL and Bilingual Programs.

Restorative Justice Practices 2 hours

STEMscopes 2 hours

Marzano- Teaching Academic Vocabulary 1 hour

The Fundamental 5 1 hour

2015-2016                                                          161 hours

Student Engagement and Motivation Using Technology  6 hours

Presenter of Classroom Technology Integration Strategies workshop.

University of Houston Science Teaching Equity Program (STEP) 123 hours

Science Teaching Equity Project (STEP) provides K12 science teacher professional development in science content, instructional strategies, technology and mentoring.

Click here to view my STEP Certificate 2016

http://www.uh.edu/education/research/institutes-centers/step/

Kagan: Multiple Intelligences 6 hours

In this workshop, teachers learn about the eight different ways our students are smart, and even learn to recognize your own pattern of intelligence. Teachers learn practical and proven multiple intelligences structures to use to engage different types of learners.

Click here to view my Kagan Multiple Intelligences Certificate

Sheltered Instruction 6 hours

Sheltered Instruction strategies needed for working with students in ESL and Bilingual Programs.

Writing Across the Curriculum 6 hours

Increase student achievement by connecting writing throughout disciplines.

Gifted and Talented Update 6 hours

Office 365 Training 6 hours

STEMscopes 2 hours 

2014-2015                                                   33 hours

Kagan: Higher Level Thinking Skills 6 hours

Hands on workshop designed to provide instructional strategies to engage and develop the fifteen most fundamental thinking skills.

7 Steps to a Language Rich Classroom 6 hours

Fundamental 5 6 hours

Framework for Understanding Poverty 6 hours

Gifted and Talented Update 6 hours

STEMscopes Launch Training 2 hours

Office 365 1 hour

2013- 2014                                                       32 hours

National Math and Science Institute 26 hours

Click here to see my NMSI Certificates!

Program Website: https://www.nms.org/Programs/LayingtheFoundationProgram.aspx

Gifted and Talented Update 6 hours

2012-2013                                                       68 hours

CAST 30 hours

The Science Teachers Association of Texas hosts the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST). Cast provides teachers with the tools and resources needed to educate the scientific minds of tomorrow.

Gifted and Talented Certification 30 hours

Gifted and Talented: Nature and Needs 6 hours

Learn the characteristics and behaviors of the gifted learner. Become familiar with the social and emotional needs of gifted children. Examine the historical significance of GT programs, as well as the legal aspects.

Gifted and Talented: Assessment and Identification 6 hours  

Examine the process of nominating, screening, selecting and placing of students in GT programs. Review the state adopted guidelines for identifying the gifted learner, how to assess giftedness across ALL student populations.

Gifted and Talented: Differentiation 6 hours

Gifted and Talented: Curriculum and Instruction 6 hours

Explore effective models of differentiated instruction in the classroom that address the content, pacing and/or product.

Finn Middle School Safety Training Course 6 hours

Finn Middle School Laboratory Safety Course

DyKnow 1 hour

Eduphoria Forethought 1 hour