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Sarah D.


132 Caraway Road, Locust Grove, GA, 30248 678-873-1226
Instructional Technology Portfolio:
Kennesaw State University
Summer 2014
Ed.S. Instructional Technology; S-6 Instructional Technology P-12 Certificate
Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition
AP Summer Institute, Woodward Academy

Summer 2013, Summer 2011

Griffin RESAGifted Endorsement

Added Gifted In-field Endorsement to Certificate

Fall 2010-Summer 2011

Troy University, Troy, Alabama

Summer 2009-Spring 2010
Master of Science in Post-Secondary Education and Instructional Technology
T-5 English 6-12 Certificate
Mercer University, Macon, GA
Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education
T-4 English 6-12 Certificate

Fall 2003-Spring 2007

Henry County Schools, Woodland High School
English Teacher; Grades 9-12
Honors English and AP Literature and Composition
Personalized Learning Academy English

Fall 2007-Present


Henry County Schools Teacher of the Year (District Level)
Woodland High School 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year


GOLD Academy ASPIRE Cohort

Engaged in leadership training grounded in Henry Countys vision and mission
Mentored by Administrative Performance Coach; completed administrative intern tasks
Facilitated professional learning related to Personalized Learning and Rigor/Depth of Knowledge Task
English Department Chair
Fall 2014-Present
Analyzed assessment data and developed improvement strategies
Formulated and monitored school improvement plan implementation
Created standards-aligned benchmark assessments (mock GA Milestones)
Evaluated and mentored new teachers
Facilitated personalized learning initiatives in English Department
Led Personalized Learning Academy team; designed curriculum and awarded credit
Conducted hiring interviews
Organized vertical teaming with Woodland Middle School and Austin Road Middle School

Facilitated vertical teaming of AP/Honors English courses

Wrote grants to secure additional technology funding
Managed master schedule planning
Managed department budget

Literacy Focus Team

Fall 2015-Present
Trained and implemented RACE writing strategy in core content areas (math, science, social studies,
modern language, and career/tech)
Sponsored Read Across America Day and follow up RACE writing day
POINT School Representative and Trainer
Fall 2012-Present
Presented differentiated training for POINT (data-management system) based on teacher needs
Technology Focus Team
Fall 2013-Present
Analyzed technology survey data; worked with school team to create school improvement plan with
Technology Focus Team
Conducted training on Google Apps for English teachers
Planned initiatives for increased student technology literacy
Henry County English Curriculum Support Team
Summer 2012-Present
Created district-wide benchmark assessments
Developed professional learning opportunities for district wide presentation
Developed lesson plans and facilitated at Milestones Preparation Saturday sessions
Designed collaborative unit plans aligned to CCGPS
Developed SLO pre- and post-assessment tools
Class of 2015 Class Sponsor at Woodland High School
Fall 2012-Present
Sponsored Student Government, Graduation, Homecoming and School Spirit Activities
Literary Team Sponsor
Assistant coach for girls and boys essay competition

Spring 2014-Present


Increasing DOK and Rigor with Task Analysis (Woodland High School Spring 2016
and District-wide English Professional Development)
Formative Assessment Strategies (Woodland High School)
Spring 2016
Google Drive for Paperless Classrooms (District-wide English
Language Arts Professional Development Day)
Spring 2015
Using Technology to Increase Collaboration in the Classroom
(Henry County Schools Technology Conference)
Summer 2014
Electronic Portfolios (Woodland High School)
Spring 2013
Maximizing Study Skills in the Regular Education Classroom
(Woodland Schools Cluster)
Spring 2012
Using Data for Flexible Grouping (Woodland High School)
Fall 2012
Standards-Based Feedback (Woodland High School)
Spring 2011
Classroom Management Techniques (Woodland High School)
Fall 2011