Sunstruck Multimedia

Debbie Nicol's Résumé


Web Design/Multimedia Design/Training Consultant/Trainer


August 2008 - Present
Anne Arundel County Public Schools
2644 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
Position Substitute Teacher
Duties I substitute teach Mathematics classes at the middle and high school level throughout the district. Served a five-week long-term assignment in 2009 at Chesapeake High School in AP Statistics.

February 2006 - December 2007
Jefferson County Public Schools
1829 Denver West Drive, Building #27
Golden, CO 80401
Position Substitute Teacher
Duties I substitute teach Mathematics classes at the middle and high school level throughout the district. Served a 12-week long-term assignment in 2006 at Ralston Valley High School in Algebra I, II, and Geometry.

December 2004 - June 2005
Jefferson County Public Schools
Conifer High School
10441 County Highway 73
Conifer, CO 80433
Supervisor Susann Guillaumin, Combined Library Manager
Position Library Information Specialist
Duties I assisted students and teachers in locating print and electronic resources for curriculum projects in the school library on a part-time basis.

June 2004 - October 2004
Eskel Porter Consulting, Inc.
Chris Haro, Contracting Agent
3600 American River Drive, Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95864
Supervisor Sue Wolf, Director of Training Development
Position Senior Trainer
Duties On a contract basis, I conducted CalWIN application training sessions and trained new vendor trainers.

July 2003 - November 2003
Alexan International, Inc.
Michelle Ward, Contractor
915 L Street, Suite C-420
Sacramento, CA 95814
Supervisor Christy Gyarmathy, Training Manager
Position Trainer
Duties On a contract basis, I conducted CalWIN application training sessions (Train-the-trainer, Help Desk, and System Administrators' courses) for County Welfare Department employees in California.

August 2002 - June 2003
Rio Linda Union School District
Foothill Oaks Elementary School
5520 Lancelot Drive
Sacramento, CA 95842
Supervisor Steve Scott, Principal
Position Computer Lab Assistant, Part-Time
Duties My duties included supervision of the school computer lab, technical support for teachers, staff, and students, and design and maintenance of the school web site.

August 2001 - June 2002
Cable in the Classroom
1800 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22311
Supervisor Wendy Ellison, Field Training Manager
Position Field Training Specialist
Duties I traveled throughout Central California with a wireless laptop network to conduct workshops for teachers, students, and parents in Internet Literacy, Multimedia Resources (cable and Internet educational resources), Integrating Video and Internet Resources (Internet and PowerPoint), Web Page Development (using Netscape Composer, Dreamweaver, and FrontPage), and WebQuests.

March 2001 - July 2001
IS Inc. (Innovative Solutions)
2554 Millcreek Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
Supervisor Bill Lawton, Human Resources Manager
Position Instructor
Duties I taught one-day courses in desktop applications: Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, GroupWise, FileMaker Pro, and Internet. I taught in our Sacramento, Oakland, and Los Angeles offices, and also did on-site training at the clients' facilities.

January 2000 - March 2001
Community College Foundation
TechEd Institute of Multisensory Learning
1901 Royal Oaks Drive
Sacramento, CA 95815
Supervisor Nicole West, Program Manager
Position Training Coordinator/Trainer
Duties I planned and organized computer classes for teachers, designed the curriculum, trained teachers in technology integration using Microsoft Office applications and the Internet, and evaluated teacher-created curriculum units. I taught in Sacramento and at community colleges throughout California.

January 1996 – August 1999
Appoquinimink School District
Middletown High School
120 Silver Lake Road
Middletown, DE 19709
Supervisor Donna Mitchell, Principal
Position Math Teacher, Extended-Time Teacher
Duties I taught high school math, including Algebra I and II, Geometry and Honors Geometry in a regular high school classroom. I worked in the After School Program to help at-risk students pass the state test. My students used the classroom computers (Excel, PowerPoint, Geometer's Sketchpad) to complete math projects.
Other 1999 Delaware State Standards Setting Committee Member

August 1994 – August 1995
Fulton County Board of Education
Findley Oaks Elementary School
5880 Findley Chase Drive
Duluth, GA 30136
Supervisor Mrs. Sadie Etris, Principal
Position Technology Specialist
Duties I was responsible for the site computer network, including administration of the LAN, setup, installation, and troubleshooting of classroom and lab Macintosh computers. I also taught staff development courses for teachers and staff.

September 1993 – June 1994
Total Tutoring, Inc.
3585 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
Duluth, GA 30136
Supervisor Lezli Censullo
Position Math Tutor
Duties I worked with students individually and in small groups, helping them with math assignments and preparing for tests, including the SAT.

January 1993 – June 1993
Fulton County Board of Education
Chattahoochee High School
5230 Taylor Road
Alpharetta, GA 30202
Supervisor Dr. Robert Burke, Principal
Position Math Teacher, Temporary
Duties I taught Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry in a regular high school classroom.

August 1987 – January 1993
Fulton County Board of Education
Spalding Drive Elementary School
130 Spalding Drive
Atlanta, GA 30328
Supervisor Mrs. Sonia Terry, Principal
Position School Assistant
Duties I worked with teachers in grades K-5, grading papers, working with small groups, and monitoring halls and cafeteria. I coached the 4th and 5th grade math teams. I was the unofficial school computer contact person, helping teachers and students use the Apple IIe and Macintosh LC computers and printers.

Computer Training Experience

2003-2004 CalWIN
2004 Microsoft Office XP/2003
2002 Dreamweaver 3
2001 Novell GroupWise 5.5
2001 WordPerfect 8.0
2001 FileMaker Pro 5.0
2001 Microsoft Outlook 98 & 2000
2001 iMovie 2
2001 Microsoft Publisher 2000
2000-2001 Microsoft Photo Editor
2000-2002 Netscape 5 & 6 and Composer, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 & 5
2000-2002 Microsoft FrontPage 2000, 2002
1997-2002 Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint 97, 2000, 2002
1995 Microsoft Works 4.0 for Macintosh
1995 Storybook Weaver



1998 University of Delaware
Program of Study Masters of Instruction, Educational Technology

1986 – 1992 Georgia State University
Program of Study Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Mathematics Concentration

1984 – 1985 Agnes Scott College

1982 – 1984 DeKalb Community College

Degree Georgia State University, 1992
Bachelor of Science in Education
Secondary Mathematics Concentration
Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.78

Professional Development, Continuing Education, and Certificate Courses

2005 Spanish I & II
2005 Adobe Photoshop CS
2002 Color Theory for the Web
2002 Web Page Creation
2002 Internet Architecture and Services
2000 Adobe Photoshop Users Conference
1999 Ethical Considerations of the Internet and World Wide Web
1999 Introduction to the Internet and World Wide Web
1998 Multimedia Literacy
1998 Measurement Applications in the Classroom
1995 Troubleshooting the Macintosh
1995 AppleShare 3.0
1994 The Nature and Curriculum Needs of the Middle Grades Learner
1991 Learning to Use the Macintosh
1990 Computers for School Aides


State of Colorado Professional Teacher License #0297026
Valid January 3, 2005 - January 3, 2010

Delaware Department of Instruction Standard Certificate
Teacher of Comprehensive Mathematics
Valid July 22, 1996 - June 30, 2001

Georgia Educator Certificate
Clear Renewable, Mathematics (7-12)
Valid December 13, 1992 - June 30, 1998

Tests Taken

CBEST August 3, 2002
Scores - Reading 80, Mathematics 75, Writing 47, Status Passed

PRAXIS - CBT Writing July 22, 1996
Score - 330

PRAXIS - CBT Reading July 18, 1996
Score - 335

PRAXIS - CBT Mathematics July 10, 1996
Score - 334

GRE April, 1996
Scores - Verbal 640, Quantitative 750, Analytical 640

Georgia Teacher Certificate Testing Program September 12, 1992
Score - 348

Copyright © 2005-2009 Sunstruck Multimedia. All Rights Reserved.