Melinda possesses the ability to creatively approach her curriculum, and embrace innovative methods of instruction.
Designing new things and solving problems using technology is her specialty.
Graphic Design: Photo enhancement, typography, visual arts and page layout
Technology Integration : I have a gift with how to integrate technology into a wide variety of subject area's.
I have many hobbies which include writing children's books, painting, sewing, dancing, traveling, digital scrapbooking, cooking, entertaining, and reading (100 pages per hour average). My favorite poem is Invictus by William Earnest Hendley, and I am a Huge Harry Potter fan. I recently celebrated my 15th wedding anniversary with my wonderful husband Jamie I am lucky to have three amazing children Hope 11, Max 8 and Ty 7. My favorite color is pink.
Strong Skills in graphical editing areas (Photoshop and Illustrator), Animation (flash actionscripting), Video, and Audio Editing.Learning: HTML5 App and Game Development, 3D Animation, Database, and PHP.
JATC Jordan Academy of Technology and Careers
Courses: Web Development 1 & 2, HTML5- Microsoft MTA Certification Class, Intro to Information Technology, Mobile App Development, Game Development with HTML5, Digital Media 1 & 2. 3D Modeling and Animation
Online Learning system Administrator for Canvas for the JATC
Web Designer: www.jatc-wj.org
Supervise Student Work and update websites in the summer for 14 Jordan District and Business Websites. Links Available on request Assignments include: On-line Form creation and integration for the JATC Staff, Brochure, Course Catalog, JATC Promotional Materials,Teconology Student Assoication Advisor, Skills USA School Advisor,
- Ecosavings Products-2011 CMS Web Design with Payment Gateway
- Portfolio Dave Peck
- Retirement Video Dave Peck
- 2011 JATC Brochures- Graphic Design
- 2011 Resume Design for David Peck
- 2010 Website for Steve Roberts District 50
- 2009-2012 Bingham High Course Catalog Design
- 2008 Website for Laura Black House of Representatives.
- 2004-2006 JEA Website
Bingham High School
Courses: Web Development 1a, 1b and 2. Digital Media 1a, 1b, and 2. Computer Tech 1a for special needs students. Work Based Learning 2007-2008
Front End Developer/Server Administrator: www.binghamminers.org
Online Learning system www.binghamminers.org/moodle
Server Administrator- for the Bingham High Website and On-line learning system. Configured the server installed the software and managed 850 Student users and 6 faculty members using the system.
Assignments include: Skills USA School Advisor, Weekly Mass Email, Sterling Scholar Advisor, Sweethearts Dance, and Registration Alumni Association.
University of Utah
Instructional Design and Educational Technology Masters of Education Degree
Coursework in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Theory.
Grade point average 4.0.
- Web Development Endorsement
- Digital Media Endorsement-3D, Game Development
- Educational Technology Endorsement
- Information Technology
Southern Utah University
BS Physical Education with an Emphasis in Dance Education.Minor in English Literature.
- Dance Endorsement
- PE Endorsement
- English Endorsement
Adobe Certified Trainer
PBS Teacherline-Online Facilitator Training Program 2004
CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster)
Exam Proctor and Instructor for Certiport, Adobe, Microsoft, and CIW Certified Internet Webmaster
Address: 2266 West 10455 South South Jordan Utah 84095
Jordan District CTE Choice Awards 2015 Link to video
UEN Teacher Feature 2013 Link to video
2013 and 2014, South Jordan Golden Apple Award
UACTE New Educator of the Year 2011
Bingham High CTE Teacher of the Year 2011
Nominated for Most Inspirational Teacher by Bingham High Sterling Scholars in 2010, 2011, and 2014