Ericka McIntosh

Leadership, Instructional Technology & Communication

Current Leadership Roles

PCHS Current Leadership Involvement

  • SACS School committee leader
  • SSIP committee member
  • Biology Team Leader
  • District STEAM Team Steering Committee for the 15-16 District & Okefenokee Technology Fair



Professional Development Leader
  • Active Inspire / Promethean Board
  • Created a Milestones Testing Weebly - Use the QR Code to access
  • Kahoot!
  • Lightning Grader
  • Google Drive & Gmail
  • Google Classroom
  • Web 2.0 Presentation Tools - Smore, Piktochart, Emaze, Weebly to name a few
  • Testing Ethics

Instructional Technology Coach Responsibilities
  • Researching & learning new technology platforms & sites
  • Assisting teachers with implementation of technology into lessons via the Media Classroom
  • Technology troubleshooting issues
  • Data collection assistance of SLO tests and Common Assessments
  • Assisting with Google Drive and implementation of technology as needed
  • Assisting with Media Center responsibilities and inventory
  • GaETC in Atlanta attendee 2014 & 2015


MakerSpace
  • Oversee student learning & participation
  • Managed the PCHS MakerSpace Sign Contest & mass voting via google form
  • Manage Technology class and staff members as they navigate through the MakerSpace
  • Ordering materials and daily functionality needs

Student Advisory Council Advisor (2014-2016)

Prestigious groups of student leaders, chosen by teacher recommendation and interview process, who work with within to school, volunteer in the community and make business connections.


SAC Involvements:

  • Homecoming Activities & Parade
  • Christmas Project for PCHS Students
  • Sycamore Tree Volunteers - Clothing Drive & Canned Food Drives
  • Yearbook Production
  • Fundraisers
  • Partner with Community Based Organizations (ex. 4-H, Chamber, Pierce County Family Connections, etc.) for Events
  • Special Olympics Volunteers

PCHS Instructional Technology Tools

Lightning Grader
  • SLO Testing & Data Collection - Importing grades into Powerschool
  • Classroom Testing/Quizzes
  • Benchmarks & Common Assessments

Web 2.0 Presentation Tools (variety)
  • Online, simple to use
  • Project Based Tasks for Students
  • Teachers create lessons & engaging presentations


Content Related Material and Game Sites
  • Kahoot!
  • Quizizz
  • USA TestPrep
  • Quizlet
  • Thinglink

Google Drive, Gmail & Classroom
  • Cloud based storage, accessible anywhere
  • Presentations
  • Google Forms -surveys, data collection
  • Google Classroom is an excellent platform for quick, student paced lessons & integrating documents , videos and links


Classroom Use

  • QR Stuff
  • PollEverywhere
  • Padlet Wall
  • Remind


Mobile Carts for Classroom Use

  • Content Level Apps
  • Technology in the Classroom

PCHS Communication Tools

Use the QR Code to view these sites:


PCHS School Website

PCHS Facebook Page

Twitter: Follow @piercecobear


Remind 101

  • School-wide
  • Clubs
  • Class Periods

Google Classroom


  • Currently using for my 4 Biology Classes


ESE Network Co-Coordinator

  • Morning Announcements
  • "The Grizz" Talk Show
  • Live streaming or recorded school related events

My PCHS Teacher Webpage

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Community Involvements

Alpha Delta Kappa (2013-present)

  • President - 2016/2017-present
  • President - Elect - 2014-2016


4-H Program Development Team Member


Sycamore Tree Volunteer


Active Member of FIrst Baptist Church, Blackshear