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Director of Secondary Curriculum and Technology
Phoenix Central School District (retired) 


Academic Degrees
  • CAS - Educational Administration - SUNY at Oswego - (SAS, SDA certified) 
  • MS - Secondary Education Mathematics - SUNY at Oswego 
  • BS - Secondary Education Mathematics - SUNY at Oswego
    (NYS 7-12 Mathematics Permanent Certification) 
Professional Experience
  • Mathematics Instructor - Cayuga Community College (2002-present)
         •  Basic Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra/Trig,
             Concepts of Elementary Math I and II

  • Mathematics Instructor - State University of New York at Oswego (2005)
         •  PreCalculus
  • Interim Director of Secondary Education - Phoenix Central School District
         Phoenix, NY, October 2003 to March 2004
  • Interim Principal - Maroun Elementary School, Phoenix Central School District
         January 2003 - February 2003
  • Director of Secondary Curriculum, Technology and Special Projects 
          Phoenix Central School District (1995-2002 retired)
  • Teacher of Mathematics and Computer Programming 
         John C. Birdlebough High School  (Phoenix, NY) (1972-1995)

          Courses taught: General math through Advanced Placement Calculus, Computer Programming
  • Computer Science Instructor - SUNY at Oswego   (1982-1984)
         "Introduction to Computer Science"
  • Consultant - NASA Mathematics Curricular Standards Quilt, lesson evaluation (2003)
  • Consultant and Web Developer for the New York State Regents Exam Prep Center
         web site - sections Mathematics A, Mathematics B, Algebra, Geometry, Advanced
         Algebra/Trigonometry (2002 - present)
  • Consultant/Member - NYS Education Department Technology Grant Committee -(2002-2003)
  • Consultant - Curricular Design Evaluation- Onondaga Community College Tech Prep (2002-2003)
  • Web Developer and Creator of Mr. Roberts' College Pages web site
         (http://mrroberts.com) for students in Mr. Roberts' college classes (2002-present).
  • Author - "JuniorMathBits Resources for Educators" (2009)
  • Author - "GeometryBits Resources for Educators" (2008)  
  • Author - "AlgebraBits Resources for Educators" (2007)
  • Facilitator/Member of Onondaga Community College Tech Prep Consortium for Applied
         Academics, Facilitator Tech Prep Summer Institute for Teachers, Variance Regents
         Development (1997-2000), Co-chairperson of the Tech Prep Mathematics Group (2000-2003)
  • Staff Development Instructor for Phoenix Schools and OCM BOCES (1985-1998)
  • Instructor for Oswego County BOCES Adult Education Program (1975-1986)
  • System Operator - trained operator - NOVELL Netware (ICLAS)
  • Recipient of local area Grants for Curriculum Development
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    Partial listing of presentations and workshops:

  • Presenter -"New Adventures of the Old Algebra 2 Trig."-HMVAMC, Schenectady,NY (2011)
  • Presenter -"Math and the Movies, Part 2" - HMVAMC, Schenectady, NY (2011)
  • Presenter - "Incorporating the TI-Nspire" - Oswego, NY (2011)
  • Presenter -"Projecting Enthusiasm" Workshop - AMTRA, Rochester, NY (2011)
  • Presenter -"What's New with TI-84+ and Nspire" - Syracuse, NY (2011)
  • Presenter -"New Adventures of the Old Algebra 2 Trig."-AMTNYS Fall., Saratoga,NY (2010)
  • Presenter -"Math and the Movies, Part 2" - AMTNYS Fall Conference, Saratoga, NY (2010)
  • Presenter -"New Adventures of the Old Algebra 2 Trig."-HMVAMC, Clifton Park,NY (2010)
  • Presenter -"Math and the Movies, Part 2" - HMVAMC, Clifton Park, NY (2010)
  • Presenter - "New Goodies for the TI-84+" - Syracuse, NY (2010)
  • Presenter -"New Adventures of the Old Algebra 2 Trig."-AMTRA, Rochester, NY (2010)
  • Presenter -"Math and the Movies, Part 2" - AMTRA, Rochester, NY (2010)
  • Presenter - "Energizing Middle Level Math", AMTNYS Fall Conference - Buffalo, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "Technology in the Mathematics Classroom" - Buffalo, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "Energizing Middle Level Math", AMTNYS Summer Conf. - Aurora, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "TI-Nspire CAS" - Syracuse, Watertown, Oswego, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Geometry" - Syracuse, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "Working with the TI-Nspire" - Syracuse, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "Technology in the Mathematics Classroom" - Oswego, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "Energizing the New Curricula" - Syracuse, NY (2009)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies" - AMTNYS Fall Conference - Rye Brook, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "New Adventures of the Old Geometry" - AMTNYS Fall Conference - Rye       Brook, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Engergizing the New Curricula" - Buffalo, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Working with the TI-Nspire" - Workshop - Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Nspiring Algebra 1" - T3 Conference - Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies" - T3 Conference - Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Geometry" - T3 Conf. - Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Math from the Stars: Star Wars and Star Trek" - AMTNYS Summer Conference,       Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Geometry" - AMTNYS Summer Conference,       Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra" - AMTNYS Summer Conference,       Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Using the TI-Nspire" Workshops. Oswego, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Energizing the New Curricula" - Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra", Syracuse, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies", T3 Conference, Binghamton, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra", T3 Conference, Binghamton, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies", Hudson Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference,
          Greenbush, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra", Hudson Mohawk Valley Mathematics
           Conference, Greenbush, NY (2008)
  • Presenter - "Using the TI-Nspire" Syracuse, NY (2007, 2008)
  • Presenter - "Using the TI-Nspire" Workshops, Fulton, NY (2007, 2008)
  • Presenter - "Using Technology for Pre-Service Educators", Fulton, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Using the TI-Nspire" Workshops, Fulton, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra", AMTNYS Fall Conference,
          Rochester, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Using the TI-Nspire", AMTNYS Fall Conference, Rochester, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra" - Oswego, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Energizing the New Math Curricula" - Syracuse, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies" - AMTNYS Summer Conf., Aurora, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra" - AMTNYS Summer Conference,
         Aurora, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Using the TI-84+ in Integrated Algebra" - Watertown, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "The New Adventures of the Old Algebra" - Rochester, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies" - T3 Regional Conference - Rochester, NY (2007) 
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies" - Hudson Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference
         Presentation - Schenectady, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "The Graphing Calculator as a Team Player" - St. Lawrence Mathematics
         Conference - Ogdensburg, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies" - St. Lawrence Mathematics Conference -
         Ogdensburg, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - "Energizing the New Math Curricula", Workshop - Potsdam, NY (2007)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Fall Conference Scholarship Awards - Saratoga, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - "Math and the Movies" - AMTNYS Fall Conference Presentation -
         Saratoga, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - "Algebra - Energizing Intermediate Math", Workshops - Oswego, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - "Using QUIA in Mathematics", - Syracuse (2006)
  • Presenter - "Number Sense - Energizing Intermediate Math", Workshops - Oswego, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - "Finding Your Way Around the Graphing Calculator", Workshops - Syracuse,
         NY (2006)
  • Presenter - "Peripheral Goodies for the Graphing Calculator", Workshop - Syracuse, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - AMTRA and T3 Conference - "The Graphing Calculator as a Team Player" -
         Rochester, NY (2006) 
  • Presenter - Workshops "Infusing the Graphing Calculator into Math A and Math B" -
         Oswego, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Mathematics Conference -"Math From the Stars:
         Star Trek and Star Wars", Ogdensburg, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - Workshops "Energizing Math A and Math B" - Oswego, NY (2006)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Fall Conference Scholarship Awards - Buffalo, NY (2005)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Fall Conference Presentation - "Math From the Stars:  Star Trek
         and Star Wars", - Buffalo, NY (2005)
  • Presenter - "Introduction to the TI-89 Titanium and the Voyage 200", Syracuse (2005)
  • Presenter - "More Graphing Calculator Activities for Math B and Beyond - and the Robot" -
         T3 Regional Conference, Utica College, Utica, NY (2005)
  • Presenter - "Finding Your Way Around the Graphing Calculator - Math A" - Utica, NY (2005)
  • Presenter - "Using the Graphing Calculator in Math B" - Utica, NY (2005)
  • Presenter - "My Graphing Calculator:  More Than Just Math" - Syracuse, NY (2004)
  • Presenter - NYSCATE Fall Conference Presentation - "My Graphing Calculator:  More
         Than Just Math" - Rochester, NY (2004)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Fall Conference Scholarship Awards - Rye Brook, NY (2004)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Fall Conference Presentation - "Engaging (NEW) Activities for
         Math A and Math B" - Rye Brook, NY (2004)
  • Presenter - "Activities for the TI-83+ Graphing Calculator for Math A and Math B"
         - Oswego County Distance Learning Fiber Network Workshop, Phoenix site (2004)
  • Presenter - "Geometer's Sketchpad 4 and TI-83+ GeoMaster" - Oswego County Distance
         Learning Fiber Network Workshop, Phoenix site (2004)
  • Presenter - "Teachers Multi-Tasking Technology" - SUNYCO (2004)
  • Presenter - Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference Presentation -
         "Graphing Calculator Activities (TI-83+) for Math A and Math B" - Delmar, NY (3/2004)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Fall Conference Presentation - "My Favorite Activities at the
         Math A Level" - Syracuse, NY (2003)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Summer Conference Presentations - "Math A, the Graphing
         Calculator, and the Regents Prep Web Site", "Math B, the Graphing
         Calculator, and the Regents Prep Web Site" - Potsdam, NY (2003)
  • Presenter - "Tactile Learning in Math A" - Central New York Tech Prep Conference
         Syracuse, NY (2002)
  • Presenter - "Strategies for Motivating Skill Development and Applied Learning in
         Math A"  Workshops (2001, 2002)
  • Presenter - "Strategies for Motivating Skill Development and Applied Learning in
         Math B" Workshops (2002)
  • Presenter - AMTNYS Conference Presentation - "The Graphing Calculator
          in Math B - My Six Favorite Activities"  - Nevelle Conference Center (2002)
  • Presenter - T3 Regional Conference Presentation (2002) - "Using Applications with
          the TI-83+ (and TI-83+SE) Graphing Calculator"
  • Presenter - "Using the Graphing Calculator in Math A Workshops" (2002, 2003)
  • Presenter - "Using the Graphing Calculator in Math B Workshops" (2002, 2003)
  • Presenter – NY area conferences, “Distance Learning in the High School Arena” (1998-2000)
  • Presenter – NY area conferences, “Distance Learning Demonstrations” in conjunction with the       Myers Group (1998-2000)
  • Presenter - "Educational Applications of PowerPoint"  (1998, 1999)
  • Presenter - "Understanding and Using Grade Machine" (1998)
  • Presenter – NY area school district presentations, “Implementation of Hands-On Mathematics”
          (1997-1998)

 

Professional Associations and Recognitions
... since 1990
  • Phi Delta Kappa Educator of the Year (1990)
  • Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS)
         Professional Services Scholarship Selection Committee - Chairman (2004-present),
                 Committee member (1992-present)
  • New York State Association of Supervisors of Mathematics (NYSAMS) (2000-present)
  • Phi Delta Kappa Honorary Educational Fraternity (PDK)
         Treasurer(1998-2002),  President (1994-1998), VP for Program (1989-1994)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
     
Projects

 

  • McRel Curriculum Development and Coordination
  • Television Production Studio Creation
  • Television Production Course Development
  • Distance Learning Planning and Implementation
  • Distance Learning Course Development
  • Facilities Planning
  • Building Renovation Development and Coordination
  • Network Infrastructure Planning and Implementation
  • Network Support Coordination - sysops, LAN technical specialists
  • Professional Development Planning (PDP)
  • Academic Intervention Services (AIS) 

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