is a natural educator and leader within the field of education. His
experience includes 15+ years as an elementary teacher and a technology
specialist in both suburban and urban school districts. His drive,
enthusiasm and expertise have enabled him to serve as a valuable resource
for his peers, staff and various organizations within the field of
Since completing his Masters of Educational Technology in 1995 he
has been at the forefront of integrating technology into the classroom.
In addition to his regular duties he has participated in several leadership
opportunities which have expanded his knowledge-base and skill set.
• Invited to serve on the development
team for Internet Academy
– Initiative by Federal Way Schools to provide students
with on-line learning
• Member State of Washington
Professional Development Team – appointed by
by Terry Bergeson, Superintendent of Instruction
Learning Space – Executive Board Member,
Instructor Summer Experience & Teacher Leader Within
Trust Participant – Leadership training focused
on positive approach to classroom management
Master Teacher - participated in training WA state
teachers integrating Microsoft Office application in the curriculum
Associate Consultant - using the technology and
strategies of Renaissance Learning, Jeffrey has seen the reading
and writing scores of his students increase by 87%. He supports
principals and teachers to analysis reading data to intervene
and provide effective strategies for student success.
He has also participated and presented at various national education
conferences including Northwest Council for Computers in Education and
International Reading Association. Topics and modules he has presented
include teaching reading strategies, writing skills and integrating
technology into the classroom.
Jeffrey’s passion for education and technology is supported by
his mission that every student is a reader and he is committed to making
sure all students have access to equal opportunities.
In his spare time, Jeffrey enjoys camping, hiking, opera, classical
music, great wine and food.
Seattle Public Schools
PO Box 34165