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Dianna Stavros

5805 Magellan Way #206, Raleigh, NC 27612 H: (919) 995-9107 E-mail:

Summary of Qualifications STEM trained facilitator Kenan 2011-2012 21st Century Skills Fellow Experience in using computer technology to enhance the learning process and achievement 10 years of executing and developing technology courses for adults Knowledgeable of adult and child pedagogy Proven ability to work with a variety of learning styles Recently presented at NCTM 2012, WCPSS Middle School Math Day 2012, NCTIES 2013 Earned the following awards: - National Semiconductor Computer Technology Integration 2005, Teach NET Star Award 2004, SEED Computer Technology Integration 2000, 2001, 2003

Professional Experience Walnut Creek Elementary School, Raleigh, NC 2011 - present Technology Integration Specialist Design and implement technology integrated lessons for students in grades K 5 Create online tutorials for students and staff STEM Committee Chair Maintain an exceptional website for students Conduct staff development workshops in computer integration technology Utilize current Web2.0 tools for instruction and student use Experience with Lego Robotics, animations, video production and other multimedia tools Shodor Educational Foundation, Durham, NC summer 2011 Curriculum writer Responsible for writing and developing written lessons incorporating web-based applications Developed scope and sequence of math applications Mentored college students Created and tested content based on the Shodor computational science web applications Mills Park Middle School, Cary, NC 2008 - 2011 Fifth Grade Teacher and Team Leader Piloted teacher for compacted AG math program Nurtured and taught a self-contained heterogeneously grouped class Supported student growth with lessons that allow for remediation and/or higher level thinking Founder and coach of the Mills Park math team Implemented and embraced PBS adopted by Mills Park Carroll Middle School, Raleigh, NC Seventh Grade Math Teacher and Team Leader Taught 3 heterogeneously grouped math classes and one AG pre-algebra class Cultivated an atmosphere to promote learning and a sense of safety Developed lessons to incorporate hands on learning Infused technology into the daily curriculum Served as team leader 2007-2008

Carrington Middle School, Durham, NC Sixth Grade Math Teacher Taught 3 heterogeneously grouped math classes and one AG class Followed the DPS pacing guide and administer Benchmark testing Developed and implemented lessons to incorporate hands on learning Worked as part of an inclusion team Kennebunk Middle School, Kennebunk, ME Sixth Grade Classroom Teacher Taught language arts, math, science and social studies Provided an encouraging and open classroom atmosphere Created and maintained a comprehensive team and classroom website Mentored semiannual service learning projects Active member of district writing & math leadership team


2001 2006

MSAD 6 Bar Mills, ME 1998 - 2001 Technology Integration Teacher Designed and implemented technology integrated lessons for eight elementary schools Conducted staff development workshops in computer technology Education and Certification NC State University Instructional Technology M.Ed. Program May 2012 projected graduation May 2014 University of Charlotte AG Graduate certification 2009 University of Southern Maine Gorham, ME Bachelor of Science in Education 1991 Graduate Course Work: Webquest Design, Library Research, and Classroom Management North Carolina Highly Qualified Certification Math (6-9) Elementary (K-6) Academically Gifted (K - 12)