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415 Oakwood Dr.


Oregon WI 53575

Strengths 608-843-4041

Connectedness - Empathy - Strategic - Responsibility - Belief

Professional Experience

Southern Door School District, Brussels, WI - Grade 5-8 - General Music and Choir, 5th Grade Musical, “Tech Rep” 2014-current

Oregon School District, Oregon, WI - School Administration – Elem, Middle and HS Levels 2006-2012

Markesan District Schools, Markesan, WI - School Administration Principal–Markesan Middle/High School 2003-2006

School District of Manawa, Manawa, WI -Associate Principal and High School Instrumental Director 1995-2003

Shawano-Gresham School District, Gresham, WI - Vocal/General/Instrumental Music Director & Summer School Principal 1991-1995

Xavier High School, Appleton, WI - Choral Director Spring 1991


Sparking The Genius 2012-current

Instrumental and Vocal Instruction Integrating Technology in Classroom (Personalized Learning)
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Filemaker Pro Solutions (iPad, PBIS Database, etc.)

Edgewood College - Madison A.B.D.

Doctorate in Educational Leadership /Superintendent License Completed
Marian College - Fond Du Lac May 2002

Masters in Educational Leadership with Principal License 51

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay December 1990
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Vocal, General & Instrumental Wisconsin Licenses 22:506; 27:511; 42:515
Marinette High School June 1985
Senior year was exchange student in Germany.

IGNITE 2014 (WASC) 2/2014 AWSA Elementary Principals’ Conference 2/2012

SLATE Conference - APPFiciency 12/2013 Using a mobile device for classroom walk-throughs
Associate Principals/School Resource Officers Conference SLATE Conference 12/2011
Presentations & Trainings

1/2013 Time Enhancers for Administrators

“Classroom of the Future” Co-Presented with Apple Computer Team Presented AWSA Annual Convention 10/2011
AWSA HS/MS Principal Conference 2/2013 Time Saver Tips for School Administrators &
“Classroom of the Future” Co-Presented with Apple Computer Team What do we need that for? We have an iPad
AWSA Elementary Principals’ Conference 2/2013 Non-Violent Crisis Trainer 2010-2012
“Classroom of the Future” Co-Presented with Apple Computer Team NVCI Full Training 10/2010, 3/2011, 10/2011, 12/2011,2/2012
SLATE Conference 12/2012 NVCI Refresher Training 2/2011, 4/2011, 11/2011,1/2012, 3/2012
Associate Principals/School Resource Officers Conference Walbridge School, Madison, WI 3/2012
1/2012 ADHD for Teachers - Walbridge School
Walkthroughs & Evaluations/Google Plus/Google Apps for Educators Ed Leaders Network (Illinois Principals Assoc.) 8/2012
AWSA HS/MS Principal Conference 2/2012 Webinar “Apps for APPtitude”
21st Century Teacher Evaluation: Classroom Walkthroughs CHADD - Satellite - Madison, WI 2011-Present
Facilitator- Children & Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Google Summit 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Bomb Threat Seminar – Appleton, FVTC 5/2006
Apple Coding for iPads Fall 2017
Love and Logic Seminar 4/2006
SLATE 2014
7 Habits of Highly Effective People & Effective Teens 1/2006
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Trainer Certification 11/2011
- Certified Trainer
Autism Spectrum
Professional Development

CPR, First-Aid, AED Training 8/2011

Danielson Teacher Evaluation Training from Pathways 7/2011
-(2/2005) (11/2005) (8/2008) (8/2009) (8/2010)
Drew Howick Facilitating Groups Training 2010-2011
PDP Reviewer Trained 10/2005
Universal PBIS Training Spring 2011
Reid Interview Techniques – Appleton 2005
Reeves Leadership Institute Spring 2011
Effective Teaching/Technology Integration/Grading 2005
- Prioritization of Standards Curriculum Process
- Janie Pollock
PowerSchool University, Boston, MA 7/2010
Covey – Focus® Achieving Your Highest Priorities 5/2005
PBIS Universal Training/Internal Coach 8/2009
Wisconsin-Gates-Leadership Academy 2005
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention 5/2009
Janie Pollock – Curriculum, Teacher Evaluation 2 2003-2004
- Training and Trainer Certification
Drug ID & Recognitions Certification (Lights & Cards) 4/2004
Intervention for Struggling Readers 12/2007
Love and Logic 2004
- What Really Matters
– Creating Responsible, Respectful Kids -Wichita
Professional Learning Communities 6/2007
Jim Fay’s – Love and Logic® 2003
- Rich DuFour , Las Vegas, NV
Covey – 4 Roles of Leadership Training® 2003
Breaking Ranks in the Middle, Washington, D.C. 4/2007
Covey – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® 2003
Building the Heart of Successful Schools 12/2006

Chris Telfer on Ed Leaders Network Google Docs References, Licenses, Resume, Certifications https://
Twitter-ADHD Education Professional Portfolio Blog
Online Presence
Scribd LinkedIn
Educational Leadership on Evernote Sparking The Genius
educationalleadershipinformationresourcestools Sparking The Genius on Twitter
Tech-E Tumblr blog for technology Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Info

CHADD Parent-Teacher Support Group Facilitator -

Piano Expressions Album - YouTube -

“Chris Telfer has brought many positive contributions to our school in his tenure here. Here is just a small
list of the many good things Mr. Telfer has brought to the job:
• Enthusiasm for projects, change, and growth
• Optimism for the best out of his students and fellow staff members
• Encouragement to students and staff alike
• Technical skills and expertise in computer technology
• Knowledge of current trends in education and willingness to share his
• Sense of humor
Carl J. Roenz”