Profile

Teacher

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.

Interests

Web Design: HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
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.

Biographical

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.

Technical Skills

My skills are primarly in Web Design (HTML5, CSS, Javascript) and Server Administration (Linux Webservers).
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.
HTML5
HTML5 APP Mobile App
CSS3
Javascript
CMS Joomla
Wordpress
Photoshop
Photography
Video Editing
Audio Editing
Animation

Work Experience

JATC Jordan Academy of Technology and Careers

2012-Current

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
http://ustse.org/
http://coachpeck1022.wix.com/website

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,


Freelance

2000-present
  • 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

2006-2012

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
www.binghamfootball.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.

Education

 

University of Utah
2002 -2004

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
MTA HTML5 Certification from Microsoft

Southern Utah University
1991-1995


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


 

Featured Projects

Featured Projects

South Valley Bingham Football Bingham


Freelance Work

Contact

 


Telephone: 801-859-2984
Email: melindaomansouri@gmail.com
Address: 2266 West 10455 South South Jordan Utah 84095


Awards

Awards

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