By Zach Vander Veen • • 4 Feb 2012


Hamilton City School District (Cincinnati, OH)

Director of Technology, August 2012 – Current

Oak Hills Local School District (Cincinnati, OH)

eLearning Coach and Course Developer, August 2009 – July 2012

Delhi Middle School (Cincinnati, OH)

Social Studies Teacher for 8th Grade, August 2006 – 2009
Technology Liaison, August 2006 – 2009
Team Leader/Chair, August 2007- 2009
Correlate Leader, August 2007- 2009

Paul Revere Middle School (Houston, TX)

Social Studies Teacher for Seventh and Eighth Grades, August 2001 to 2006
Department Director (Chair), August 2004 to 2006
School Web Master & Web Technician, August 2004 to 2006
New Teacher Mentor, August 2004 to 2006 with two teachers
Cross Curriculum Team Leader, August 2004 to 2006
Professional Development Instructor, August 2004 to 2006
Revere Teacher of the Year, 2004
Shared Decision Making Committee (SDMC) Member, August 2003 to May 2005
Student Council Advisor, August 2001 to May 2003
Summer School Teacher, June 2003 & June 2005


Masters in Science Educational Technology
University of Nebraska Kearny, Cincinnati, OH. 2009

Post-Baccalaureate Certification in Education
University of Houston, Houston, TX. 2003

Bachelor of Arts History
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. 2000

Bachelor of Arts Latin American & Caribbean Studies
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. 2000


Ohio Social Studies Comprehensive. 2006

TX Secondary Social Studies Composite. 2005

TX Secondary History. 2003

TX Gifted and Talented. 2002

TX Advance Placement. 2002

Key Qualifications

Additional Languages: Spanish and Portuguese

Technology Skills: Programming abilities in HTML, PHP, CSS, and MySQL. Excellent knowledge of popular proprietary software (Microsoft) and open source software.

Technology in the Classroom: My classes use different forms of technology. Examples: course managements systems, discussion boards, online presentations and grades.

Learner Centered Environment: My class uses a variety of learning styles to connect with students.

Commitment to Standards: In 2005, ninety-three percent of my students passed the state mandated assessment test.

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