M.S. in Education July 2014 – May 2016

The University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education Philadelphia, PA

Penn Residency Master’s in Teaching (PRMT) Program, GPA: 3.47

Thesis: Away from Computer Activities and Problem-Solving Autonomy in the CS Classroom

B.A. in Computer Science September 2010 – May 2014

Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences Boston, MA

Major: Computer Science, Minor: Linguistics

Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List, GPA: 3.77

Certificate of Advanced Study in Education Started Summer 2017

Northwestern University, School of Education and Social Policy Evanston, IL

Strand: Computational Thinking and Computer Science K-12

Relevant Experience

Upper School Computer Science Teacher August 2016 – Present

Latin School of Chicago Chicago, IL

  • Courses taught: Computer Science Principles 1 & 2, Honors Advanced Programming, Algorithms & Data Structures, Modern Computers, Web Application Development
  • Use backwards design techniques to develop curriculum, including authentic assessments and differentiated learning
  • Supervise Independent Study Projects, Project Weeks
  • Serve as coach for FTC Robotics Team, advisor to Computer Science Club, Girls Who Code Club

Computer Science Department Chair September 2017 – Present

Latin School of Chicago Chicago, IL

  • Facilitate cooperation and alignment between Lower, Middle, and Upper School divisions
  • Develop department documents, including syllabi, scope and sequence, standards alignment
  • Develop short, medium, and long-term strategic goals document to measure department progress
  • Advocate for CS to a broad audience, including faculty in all divisions, parents, trustees, and donors

Online Mentor April 2018 – Present

The University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education Philadelphia, PA

  • Independent School Teaching Residency, Second Year Inquiry Mentor
  • Serve as mentor and advisor for second year ISTR Fellows in their Thesis Inquiry Project
  • Facilitate, coordinate, and provide feedback on asynchronous activities and discussions
  • Work with other mentors to share progress or concerns and develop solutions for improvement

Teaching Fellow August 2014 – June 2016

The Loomis Chaffee School Windsor, CT

  • Plan and teach two sections of Algebra II, one section of AP Computer Science
  • Develop and teach one-week computer science module for underclassmen math classes
  • Act as Language Lab Coordinator to train teachers on lab use and help develop classroom activities
  • Supervise a dormitory of 10 underclassmen girls, advise students on academics, athletics, and school life

Teaching Assistant Summer 2014, Summer 2015

Harvard University Summer School Cambridge, MA

Serve as Assistant to S-111 course – Intensive Introduction to Programming Using Java

Course Assistant September 2012 – May 2014

Boston University, Computer Science Department Boston, MA

Serve as Assistant to CS111, CS112 courses – Introduction to Programming in Java I & II

Other Professional Development

  • Critical Friends Group (CFG), Latin School of Chicago September 2018 – Present
  • Fierce Conversations Coaching Partnership September 2018 – Present
  • CSTA Chicago Chapter, Meetings and Workshops September 2016 – Present
  • CSTA Annual Conference July 2016, July 2017
  • National SEED Project, Latin School of Chicago September 2016 – June 2017


  • Programming Languages
    • Proficient– Java, Python, C, NetLogo, Scratch/Snap!
    • Experience – Haskell, C++, Matlab, Perl, JavaScript, SQL, Ruby
  • Markup – HTML, CSS, LaTeX
  • Physical computing platforms – micro:bit, Arduino, Circuit Playgrounds

  • LMS – Blackbaud, Canvas, Finalsite, Veracross Gradebook
  • Teaching Tools – SMART Notebook with SMART Board, TI-Smartview, Geogebra, Desmos Calculator
  • Operating Systems – OS X, Windows, Linux
  • Other – Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Mac Equivalents; Google Drive Equivalents; Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator