Jeni James

Instructional Technologist

Profile

National Board Certified Teacher with 24 years experience in Putnam City Schools, including 2 years experience as site level Technology Integration Specialist, in addition to Elementary and Secondary Education ( regular classroom and Gifted Ed) . Proven public relation skills with students, colleagues, parents and community. Exceptional technology and presentation skills with proven success at site, district, state and national level. Extensive experience with curriculum development and differentiation.

Teaching Experience

28 years of Classroom Experience - Elementary and Secondary

  • 2013 - 2016 - Instructional Technologist for Putnam City Schools (District Level)
  • 2011 - 2013 - Technology Integration/PEAK at Central Elementary
  • 2004 - 2011 - PEAK Teacher at Will Rogers Elementary
  • 1993 - 2004 - Science Teacher at Cooper Middle School
  • 1990 - 1993 - 5th and 6th Grade Teacher at Tulakes Elementary

Technology Management Experience

As a site level Technology Integration Specialist, I provide instruction and support for the integration of technology in all areas at all levels (PreK-5). I managed a school-wide technology initiative including 165 Student iPads, 50 Faculty iPads, 50 Student MacBooks, 40 Faculty MacBooks, 25 Student iPods, 28 Student iMacs, as well as numerous classroom computers. Lead an implementation of a $40K technology grant through OETT. I facilitate ongoing faculty training on all aspects of technology use in the classroom including iLife, iWork, iPads, WebApps and more. I provide instruction to all 650+ students in the use of technology through class and grade level research and Project Based Learning, as well as through curriculum developed for our school computer lab. All projects and lessons hold an emphasis on CCSS standards and differentiation for all students.

Technology Presentations and Achievements

Skills

Strong Leader, Highly Creative, Extremely Motivated, Sets High Standards for Self and Students, Effective Communication Skills with Students, Parents, and Peers, Innovative Instructor, Shares Knowledge with Others