Tel: 614.905.6317
Email: meddington77@gmail.com

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MELISSA CIPRIANI EDDINGTON

meddington77@gmail.com

Twitter: @melsa777 ∗ Voxer: meddin417 ∗ Website: http://www.melissaeddington.com

Collaborative Leader and English as a Second Language Educator 

  • A relationship-based leader who enjoys working with diligent and effective teachers and staff members, while building partnerships with parents and the community.
  • An energetic motivator who empowers others through encouragement and leads through presentations and connecting with others.
  • A lead collaborator who wants to change the status quo and lead others to think outside the box.

Compassionate ∗ Empathetic ∗ Collaborative

EDUCATION/LICENSURE

  • Leadership Dublin – Dublin Chamber of Commerce    2015-2016
  • Resident Educator Mentor Academy Day 1&2    Summer 2015
  • Lead Professional Educator License, Grades K-8, TESOL K-12    2013
  • Teacher Leader Endorsement, Miami University, Oxford, OH    2012
  • Masters In Education, Educational Leadership Miami University Oxford, OH    2011
  • Principal License, Grades 4-9, 5-12, PK-6    2011
  • Senior Professional Educator License, Grades K-8, TESOL K-12    2011
  • Master Teacher    2011
  • Master In the Art of Teaching, Marygrove College Detroit, Michigan    2005
  • TESOL Endorsement, The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio    2004
  • Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education Ohio Northern University Ada, Ohio    1999

TEACHING and LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Dublin City Schools – Dublin, OH – ELL Teacher and Leader (K-8) – 2007-PRESENT

  • Founder and moderator of #DubChat – bi-monthly Twitter chat.
  • Created and maintained an ELL Handbook for classroom teachers
  • Sat on multiple committees: Data Team, SIT Team, Literacy Team, Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Counsel (STAC), Social Committee, Assistant Testing Coordinator
  • Head Mat Stat for Karrer Wrestling Team – created handbook and coordinate schedule
  • Support classroom teachers with strategies/accommodations/modifications
  • Cooperative teacher for two student teachers and field experience students from Ohio Dominican University and mentor teacher for a first year ELL teacher
  • Began along with two ELL teachers an Extended ELL Program for students K-2 and 3-5 respectively
  • Department Head of Daniel Wright Elementary ELL Department (served alongside three ELL teachers and five Bilingual Aides)
  • Began the Extended Early Literacy Intervention (Extended ELI) program at Riverside Elementary School

Columbus City Schools – Columbus, OH – Kindergarten/ELL Teacher (K-5) – 2001-2007

  • Participated in PAR (Peer Assistance and Review) for all first year Columbus teachers.
  • Faculty Representative for Columbus Education Association
  • Maintained a full schedule of students ranging from Kindergarten to Fifth Grade

Logan-Hocking School District – Kindergarten Teacher – 2000-2001

  • Self-contained full day classroom with 25 students
  • Implemented Literacy Collaborative and Everyday Mathematics
  • Entry-year participant through Perry County ESC

PRESENTATIONS and CONFERENCES

  • Tomorrow’s Classroom Today Conference – Lawrenceville, NJ 5/21/16 – presenting on Twitter and Building Your PLN
  • WV TESOL 19th Annual Conference – Authenticity, Credibility, and Collaboration: Real World ESL Huntington, WV 3/5/16 – presenting on the Inside World of Twitter
  • Ohio TESOL Conference – Columbus, OH – Hosting Networking Table – Technology-K-12 websites to use for ELLs. Click on the following link to see the Thinglink I created…ELL Thinglink
  • The Center for Teaching and Technology and the MAET – 2015 Educational Technology conference: Keynote – Sarah Thomas. I will be presenting: Twitter 101. Michigan State University, MI November 7, 2015
  • Ohio TESOL Conference – Columbus, OH – Hosting Networking Table – ELL Thinglink – Technology-K-12 websites to use for ELLs. October 30, 2015
  • Leadership Academy – Dublin City Schools, Dublin OH – August 12+13, 2015 – Twitter 101
  • SPARCC – Stark/Portage Area Computer Consortium Education Conference, Massillon OH – August 7, 2015 – Twitter 101
  • The Innovative Learning Environments Conference, Hilliard OH – August 5+6, 2015 – Becoming a Connected Educator
  • EdCampGlobal – Worldwide–Google Hangout  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVdOY5LMYg4 – August 1, 2015 @ 7:00pm est. – ELLs in the Classroom
  • EdCampldr– EdCampLeader – Gahanna OH – July 13, 2015 – Voxer Roundtable
  • ISTE 2015 – International Society of Technology in Education Conference, Philadelphia PA – June 29, 2015 – Calling All Weird Teachers – Birds of a Feather with Shauna Pollock – Our CUEblog debut…https://youtu.be/7xOsPxTRmOI
  • EdCampColumbus– Columbus OH – March 14, 2015 – Voxer Roundtable
  • Dublin Literacy Conference – Dublin City Schools – February 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 – ELLs in the Classroom and Twitter 101
  • Ohio TESOL Conference – Columbus, OH – October 30-31, 2014 – Twitter 101

 

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