Résumé

John Donaldson, M.Ed., M.S.
Crocus Hill
Anguilla, BWI
john@johnhdonaldson.com

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Employment:

Omololu School - The Valley, Anguilla, BWI / 2017 - Present

Second Grade Teacher
Teaching Primary Years Program at a small international school.

Halifax School - West Halifax, VT / 2017

Classroom Teacher/Educational Technologist
Teaching a multiage class of seven and eight year old children.

Marlboro Center for Graduate and Professional Studies - Brattleboro, VT / 2015-2017

Currently attending graduate school to obtain a Certificate in Educational Technology. During this time I also completed the work needed to reinstate my Vermont Educator License 00 (Elementary Education) and a 7 -42 Educational Technology Specialist Endorsement.

Westminster West Elementary School - Westminster, VT / 2014-2015

The Westminster West School is a rural school serving the needs of students and their families in a small Vermont community.

Performed both academic and technologies teaching tasks as a member of a team of dedicated professionals.

Numkrajay School - Pawong Meang and Wathleamwang School - Satingpra Meang, Songkhla, Thailand / 2011-2013

Earned a University of Cambridge CELTA Certificate in Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, and
taught in 2 different elementary schools in Songkhla, Thailand.

School for International Training - Brattleboro, VT / 2009-2011

SIT is a graduate program designed for students who wish to create a more peaceful and just world.

Admissions: Responsibilities included preparing application files for review and updating status changes, conducting initial transcript review, maintaining Datatel database, analyzing geographic and relevant data, answering inquiries, writing, preparing for open house events, keeping abreast of changing federal regulation, processing financial aid applications, and managing the contributions of work-study students.

Community College of Vermont - Brattleboro, VT / 2003-2009

CCV is an open-enrollment college that grants associates degrees, serving over 10,000 students a year.

Online Instructor - Taught a rotation of six classes with Blackboard: Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors; The Paraeducator in the Classroom; Supporting Students with Disabilities; The Multiage Classroom; Foundations of Education; Multiculturalism in the Classroom.

The Neighborhood Schoolhouse - Brattleboro, VT / 2007-2008

NHS is a private school providing high quality individuated instruction within a nature-based curriculum.

Classroom teacher working with a multi-age group of students ages 6 - 12. Employed USB microscope to enhance science program, taught early programming skills, promoted use of technology in our art program, and used Integrated Thematic Instruction to teach advanced math skills to young children.

Educational Technology Consultant / 2000-2003

Created a software development company and provided curriculum development and technological support to schools and universities.

• Program Director of Elementary and Secondary Academic Instruction, Marlboro College, Brattleboro, VT.
CEO, K2Kid HyperMedia, Marlboro College Technology Center, Brattleboro, VT.
• Adjunct Faculty, Assessment & Evaluation in Schools, Technology & Curricula, Increasing Productivity in the Classroom, Keene State College, Keene, NH.
• Technology and Instructional Design, Antioch University New England, Keene, NH.

Westminster Center School, Westminster, VT / 1990-1999

WCS is a public elementary school serving the needs of local students and families.

Classroom Teacher: For ten years I taught public school students; including three years as a Kindergarten teacher; five years as a combined first and second grade teacher, and two years in the Primary Program. Educational technology coach for all staff through the decade.

Additional Experience/Grant Awards:

Fulbright Memorial Fund & Freeman Foundation Grant Recipient - Traveled twice to Japan as scholar in Japanese education, art, theater, and peace efforts. Created a website for children to bring understanding of the impact of atomic war and of international cooperation efforts.

Compaq Teaching with Technology Award - Vermont State Winner for Excellence in Technology Integration.

Created "Macademia" Educational Website / 1996 - First Elementary Educator's Website in Vermont.

Kahn-Mason Foundation Grant Recipient - Created art technology program for the Neighborhood Schoolhouse, Brattleboro, VT.

Brattleboro Outing Club - Past Committee Chair and Board Member

National Endowment for the Humanities - Panelist/Reviewer for Educational Technology Initiative Grants

Education:

Certificate in Educational Technology (in process) Marlboro Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, Brattleboro, VT / 2017

CELTA Certificate - Cambridge University, Hang Dong, Thailand 2011

M.S. Marlboro College Graduate Center, Brattleboro, VT - Technology Management / 2002

M.Ed. Antioch University New England, Keene, NH - Early Childhood Education / 1990

B.A. Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH - Education / 1982


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