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Yanaka Bernal - Curriculum Vitae

A. Education

  • University of Delaware - 2006 to 2012; Newark, DE
    • Ed.D., Curriculum, Technology, & Higher Education
    • Exective Position Paper - Creating Purposeful Teacher Web Pages to Enhance and Promote Stakeholder Understanding of Classroom Objectives
  • Delaware Technical Community College – 2005-2006; Stanton, DE
    • Educational Technology Certificate, Introductory and Advanced
  • University of Pennsylvania - 1993-1994; Philadelphia, PA
    • M.S., Elementary Education
    • Pennsylvania Instructional I Certification: Elementary Education
    • Presenter at the 15th and 17th International Ethnography Forum, University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  • Cornell University - 1987-1991; Ithaca, NY
    • B.S., Individual Curriculum (Concentrations: Child Psychology, Design)
    • Varsity Field Hockey (captain, All-Ivy, Regional All-American); JV Squash and Lacrosse
    • Red Key Society – Athletic Honor Society (President)
    • Inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006

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B. Teaching and Related Experiences

Red Clay Consolidated School District

  • Linden Hill Elementary School – Wilmington, DE
    • Technology (Computers, First – Fifth Grade) (2005 – to Present)
    • Fifth Grade (2002 – 2005)
  • Amspec Chemical Corporation – Gloucester City, NJ (1996 – 2002 , non-teaching)
    • Quality Director, Associate Marketing Director, Corporate Sales

West Chester Area School District – West Chester, PA (1994 - 1996)

  • Mary C. Howse Elementary
    • Fourth Grade
  • Sarah Starkweather Elementary School and Exton Elementary School
  • Kindergarten

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Professional Associations

  • Delaware Education Association (2003 - Present)
  • International Technology Education Association (2006 - Present)
  • Leadership Activities and Staff Development
  • SchoolNet Pilot Program – (2006 - 2007)
  • Building Leadership Team – (2006 – 2007)
  • DCIT Presenter
    • 2006 - A School Wide Approach to Raising LOTI Levels
    • 2007 – Podcasting on a Budget
    • 2008 - So You Think You Can't Geocache, Using AJAX in an Elementary Level Setting
  • School Improvement Team – (2004 – 2006)
  • Go My Access Pilot (2004 - 2005)
  • Technology Integration Chairperson – (2003 – 2006)
    • Excel Training
    • Power Point Training
    • Microsoft Word Training
    • Differentiated Instruction Training
  • Technology Integration Team – (2002 – 2003)
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E. Award and Recognitions

  • Linden Hill Teacher of the Year (2007)
  • Red Clay Energy Award (2005)
  • Red Clay Technology Show Case Teacher of the Year (2005)
  • Red Clay Technology Lesson Award (2004)

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F. Software Competencies

  • Multiple Office Suites
    • Microsoft, Lotus, OpenOffice, NeoOffice
  • Web Design
    • Dreamweaver (3.0 - CS3), FrontPage, NVU
    • Languages: HTML, PHP
    • Web Databases - mySQL
  • Databasing
    • Web platforms
    • Paradox, File Maker, Lotus Notes, Access, any SQL driven database.
  • Other
  • Adobe CS3 Suite, Photoshop
  • Highly competent in many opensource online applications

G. Virtual Web Portfolio